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Rui Silva awarded MSc in Physics Engineering

Congratulations to Rui Oliveira e Silva for successfully defend his MSc thesis in Physics Engineering! In his thesis entitled “Design of optical spectrometers with RamSERS project”, Rui evaluates the parameters for the design of two Raman spectrometers , with the goal of achieving very competitive specifications using off-the-shelf optical elements. The design is verified by paraxial analysis and Zemax. The ultimate goal of the project is to develop… Read more

Celso João awarded Best PhD in Optics and Photonics Prize

Celso João, who successfully defended his PhD thesis in 2016, has now been awarded the Prize for the Best PhD Thesis in Optics by the Portuguese Society for Optics and Photonics (SPOF). Celso, a postdoc researcher and member of the Group for Lasers and Plasmas, has specialised in high power laser design and development. In his thesis entitled “Diode-pumped solid-state lasers for optical parametric… Read more


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