Browsing Institut de Ciències Fotòniques by subjects "621.3"

Browsing Institut de Ciències Fotòniques by subjects "621.3"

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  • Hancu, Ion Michael (Date of defense: 18-01-2019)
    The emission and detection of light is a main pillar of both fundamental research and the advancement of modern technologies. From digital communications and quantum computing to novel cancer treatments and faded jeans, ...
  • So, David (Date of defense: 19-10-2016)
    The ubiquity of solar energy conversion technology is an exciting target which we aspire for in this century. Colloidal quantum dot (CQD) solar cells are an attractive platform, being low-cost and allowing facile control ...
  • Gallego López, Rodrigo (Date of defense: 22-02-2013)
    The device-independent formalism is a set of tools to analyze experimental data and infer properties about systems, while avoiding almost any assumption about the functioning of devices. It has found applications both in ...
  • Özdemir, Onur (Date of defense: 04-02-2022)
    In the infrared, photodetectors are the key components in a wide-variety of applications such as thermal imaging, remote sensing, spectroscopy with newer technologies added to the list such as LiDaR and deep tissue imaging. ...
  • Pérez Rosas, Juan Miguel (Date of defense: 28-07-2020)
    Early detection of microorganisms in environmental and biomedical applications is critical for the effective response to potential pathogenic treats. Most traditional methods and instrumentation for the analysis of these ...
  • Jofre Cruanyes, Marc (Date of defense: 15-04-2013)
    An important issue in today's information society is the security of data transmission against potential intruders, which always put at risk the confidentiality. Current methods to increase security require that the two ...
  • Pastorelli, Francesco (Date of defense: 09-12-2013)
    In this century some of our main issues are energy shortage and pollution. This work will briefly describe these problems, proposing a plan of action combining energy saving and different sustainable energy sources. Within ...
  • Mariano Juste, Marina (Date of defense: 31-10-2014)
    Considering that the most abundant renewable energy source is the Sun, photovoltaic technology possesses one of the highest potentials to provide environmental benign and sustainable energy worldwide. Currently, most of ...
  • Acomovic, Srdjan S. (Date of defense: 30-10-2012)
    In recent times, metallic nanoparticle plasmonics coupled with applications towards biosensing has gathered momentum to the point where commercial R&D are investing large resources in developing the so-called localized ...
  • Tulli, Domenico (Date of defense: 20-02-2012)
    A material that is enabling integrated optics is the ferroelectric crystal Lithium Niobate (LiNbO3), which has excellent electro-optical, acousto-optical and nonlinear optical properties. Moreover, it can be doped with ...
  • Valdés Escobar, Claudia Patricia (Date of defense: 15-12-2014)
    Blood flow and its regulation, as well as hemodynamics in general, are important for the health of tissues and hence the measurement of these quantities has many applications in research and clinical environments. Various ...
  • Grün, Alexander (Date of defense: 07-11-2014)
    In this thesis I investigate two methods for generating ultrashort laser pulses in spectral regions which are ordinarily difficult to achieve by the existing techniques. These pulses are specially attractive in the study ...
  • Martínez Montblanch, Luis (Date of defense: 31-10-2014)
    Durante las últimas décadas, la energía solar fotovoltaica se ha convertido en una tecnología de creciente importancia para satisfacer las necesidades energéticas actuales sin sacrificar las futuras generaciones. Las células ...
  • Kuffer, Dominik (Date of defense: 13-06-2016)
    In the last decade, two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted attention both in the nascent field of flexible nanotechnology as well as in more conventional semiconductor technol-ogies. Within the rapidly expanding ...
  • García de Arquer, Francisco Pelayo (Date of defense: 18-02-2015)
    The detection of light is of central importance in both fundamental science and applied technology. Photodetectors, which aim at transducing optical stimulus into measurable electrical signals, are ubiquitous to modern ...
  • Aviles-Espinosa, Rodrigo (Date of defense: 27-03-2013)
    The requirement for imaging living structures with higher contrast and resolution has been covered by the inherent advantages offered by nonlinear microscopy (NLM). However, to achieve its full potential there are still ...
  • Cousin, Seth Lucien (Date of defense: 12-09-2016)
    Attosecond science investigates the realm of processes that happen in fleetingly short passages of time. One attosecond to one second, is what one second is to the age of the universe! Advances in lasers and specifically ...