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... David Emanuel Dias Fernandes


David Fernandes

Academic position: Researcher
Joining date: 18-11-2010
Roles in IT: Researcher
Thematic Line: Wireless Technologies
Group: Antennas and Propagation – Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72

Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Coimbra, 30-09-2015
  • MSc, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-2007
  • Metamaterials
  • Photonics
As Co-supervisor
As Co-supervisor

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
IRMIS Increased Resolution Microwave Imaging using Superlens FCT 01-01-2023 30-06-2024
Simons Simons Collaboration Simons Foundation 01-09-2020 01-09-2024

Closed Projects9

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
1-way “One-way” propagation and light trapping with metamaterials FCT 01-01-2016 01-12-2018
FDTDPlasmonics Finite-Difference Time-Domain analysis of novel wave phenomena in plasmonic systems IT/LA 01-04-2017 01-04-2018
GRAPHENE Graphene Superlattices IT/LA 01-09-2014 01-09-2015
HelicalMETA Exotic Phenomena in Helical-Shaped Wire Metamaterials: from Imaging and Sensing to Topological Protection FCT 01-02-2020 31-01-2023
Huawei Huawei Huawei Technologies Sweden 04-05-2020 09-05-2022
SymBreak Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Optics FCT 01-02-2020 31-01-2022
TElectronics Transformation Electronics and Optics FCT 01-07-2013 01-07-2015
TopElect Nonreciprocal and topological electromagnetics IET: The Institution of Engineering and Technology 01-01-2019 31-12-2023
TopMater Topological Materials IT 01-08-2016 01-08-2018
  • D. E. Fernandes, M. Rodrigues, G. Falcão, M. G. Silveirinha, Prémio ANACOM-URSI 2015, The ANACOM-URSI Portugal Prize was assigned to “Diffractionless Propagation of Electron Waves in Graphene Superlattices”. In this work we used a homemade Finite Difference in the Time Domain (FDTD) algorithm to characterize the propagation of electron waves in graphene. The algorithm was applied to study the dynamics of electrons in graphene superlattices, using both microscopic and effective medium approaches. In particular, it is shown that the time evolution of an electronic state and the propagation of stationary electronic states may be accurately predicted with the effective medium formalism, provided the initial state is less localized than the characteristic spatial period of the superlattice. Our results confirmed that electrons propagating in graphene superlattices with extreme anisotropy experience virtually no diffraction, 01-12-2015
  • Guest Editor, Photonics, 20-10-2023 - 10-05-2024
  • Journal of Applied & Computational Mathematics
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Material Sciences & Engineering
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • Optics Letters
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • Metamorphose International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics - METAMATERIALS
    2017, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s);
  • European Conf. on Antennas & Propagation - EUCAP
    2015, 1 review(s);