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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
Early Access

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DSP4FSO Digital Signal Processing for Free-Space Optics Hardware Innovation Technologies (HwIT) 20-02-2024 21-10-2024
OptWire Next-Generation Optical Wireless Communications Enabled by Artificial Intelligence FCT 01-12-2021 30-11-2024

Closed Projects8

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
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);