New STSM. PhD student from the University of Duisburg-Essen visited the lab of Stavros Iezekiel, in the University of Cyprus.

Matthias Steeg, a PhD student from the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE, Germany) has recently visited the lab of Stavros Iezekiel, in the University of Cyprus ( UCY, Latsia, Cyprus) during 29 days, with the aim of developing and fabricating a 5G 26 GHz photonic beam steering transmitter. Therefore, PCB leaky-wave antennas, produced at UCY during the STSM, are integrated with microwave photodiodes from UDE to…

The WG1 and WG5 participants met in Chalmers University of Technology (Götenborg, Sweden)

The WG1 and WG5 participants met in Chalmers University of Technology (Götenborg, Sweden) last 27th and 28th of September. Chaired by Prof. Geert Morthier and Prof. Zhongxia Simon He, they discussed about the draft specifications of various microwave photonic PICs (WG1) and PICs used in vehicle communication and automotive radar application (WG5). A visiting tour was organized to visit Chalmers Clean room, Swedish national THz…

STSM of Catia Pinho, from Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal) at UPV (Spain)

Catia Pinho, a PhD student from the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal) has spent 17 days in the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), working under the supervision of Prof. Pascual Muñoz in Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonics Research Labs. During her STSM she worked on the design of photonic integrated circuits (PIC) for silicon nitride technologies and promoted current/future collaboration(s) between the two research…

Tiago Morgado received an ITC Conference Grant in the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 2018

Tiago Morgado, a PhD student from the Instituto de Telecomunicacoes in Aveiro (Portugal), received an ITC Conference Grant from this Action for participating in the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 2018, which took place at the Library of University Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania) from 1st to 5th of July, 2018. He presented three posters in which was showed the work that he has…

2nd Core Group Meeting in Valencia

The 2nd Core Group meeting of the Action took place last Tuesday May 29th, 2018, in the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), host by Prof. José Capmany, the Chair of the Action. The Core Group members discussed about the progress of the Action both in financial and scientific terms.

The period for applying for an Inclusiveness Target Country (ITC) Conference Grant is now open

Dear participants, On behalf of our ITC CG Coordinator, Dr. Maurizio Burla, we are pleased to announce that the period for applying for an ITC Conference Grant is now open. According to the COST Vademecum (downloadable from the right menu of the COST webpage: http://www.cost.eu/participate), Conference Grants are aimed at supporting PhD students and Early Career Investigator (ECI) researchers from Participating ITC to attend international…

2nd call for STSM in the EUIMWP (CA 16220) COST Action

Dear EUIMWP participants, On behalf of our STSM Coordinator, Dr. Maurizio Burla, we are pleased to launch the 2nd call for STSM in the EUIMWP (CA 16220) COST Action. In the COST Vademecum (downloadable from the right menu of the COST webpage: http://www.cost.eu/participate), Section 8, you will find the general rules. When preparing a STSM application, please refer to the latest version of the Vademecum…