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... Gil Gonçalo Martins Fernandes


Gil Fernandes

Academic position: Researcher
Joining date: 01-10-2012
Roles in IT: Researcher
Thematic Line: Optics and Photonics
Group: Optical Communication Systems and Networking – Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
Tel: +351 234 377 900
Fax: +351 234 377 901

Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 19-12-2018
  • Techniques for optical microwire production
  • Nonlinear effects in fiber optics
  • Optical signal processing
  • Digital signal processing
  • Mecânica Clássica, Universidade de Aveiro, Física
  • Óptica Aplicada, Universidade de Aveiro, Engenharia Física
  • G. Fernandes, N. J. Muga, A. N. Pinto, Space-Division Multiplexing in Fiber-Optic Transmission Systems, Chapter in, Optical Fibers: Technology, Communications and Recent Advances, Mário F. S. Ferreira, Nova Publisher, New York, 2017

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
BioPlus Development of diamond-optical fiber biosensors for detection of IgE IT 01-06-2020 31-12-2023
OptWire Next-Generation Optical Wireless Communications Enabled by Artificial Intelligence FCT 01-12-2021 30-11-2024

Closed Projects7

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
C-COPRA Coupled-core parametric amplifiers Portuguese Association of Researchers and Students in the UK 01-07-2022 31-03-2023
DigCORE Digital Compensation of Inter Crosstalk in Multicore Fibers IT/LA 01-05-2020 30-04-2023
DiNEq Digital Nonlinear Equalization in Very-High Speed Coherent Optical Transmission Systems FCT/PTDC 01-07-2013 01-06-2015
DSPMetroNet DSP Functions for Simplified Coherent Transceivers in Optical Metropolitan Networks FCT/POCI 01-07-2018 31-12-2021
MCTechs Multicore fibers technologies for high-capacity Optical Networks FCT/POCI 14-05-2018 14-10-2021
OPTICAL 5G High-Capacity SDM Solutions for Optical Backhaul in 5G Networks and Optical Data Center Connectivity IT 01-07-2016 01-12-2018
SoftTransceiver Software Defined Transceiver for Flexible Optical Networks IT 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
  • L. M. Sousa, J. Vieira, M. Facão, G. Fernandes, R.N. Nogueira, Ana M. Rocha, Best Talk (Top 6), Grant winner of one of the best talks at the online conference IONS Ireland. Title of the talk: "Long-period grating based coupler for multi-core fiber systems", 01-11-2021
  • G. Fernandes, Melhor Tese de Doutoramento em Óptica e Fotónica em Portugal, 2019, Prémio da sociedade portuguesa de ótica e fotônica (SPOF): Melhor Tese de Doutoramento em Óptica e Fotónica em Portugal, 2019, 01-11-2019
  • IEEE Photonics Journal
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Optics (United Kingdom)
    2017, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology
    2014, 1 review(s);