Electromagnetic Fields and Photonics Group

PhD and Postdoc positions at the University of Southampton

posted 5 Sep 2018, 05:49 by Andrea Locatelli   [ updated 5 Sep 2018, 06:06 ]

Our former staff member Massimiliano Guasoni was recently awarded with and ERC Starting Grant (congrats!). 
Here we post a message where he describes the job profiles he is searching for his project. 
I am looking for 1 PhD and 1 PostDoc working in my ERC Starting Grant project MODES (Multimode light shaping: from optical fibers to nanodevices), that will start the 1st December 2018.

The ideal candidate has experience in fabricating waveguides and nanoantennas (Si and SiGe);  good knowledge of nonlinear optics; basic knowledge of Comsol or similar software tools (for the design of waveguides/nanoantennas) ; basic knowledge of Matlab programming to simulate the propagation and interaction between multiple modes of the waveguides/nanoantennas.

The two main objectives of the project are:

1) Generation of light in the mid and long-infrared, exploiting nonlinear interactions between different modes of Si and SiGe waveguides. The generation of light in the mid and long-infrared is a hot-topic having application in many different fields (e.g. medical, military, sensors ).

2) Controlling the second / third harmonic radiation profile in arrays of multimode nanoantennas. This is another hot-topic with many applications.

For infos:  m.guasoni@soton.ac.uk

Call for PhD applications @UniBS

posted 18 Jun 2018, 08:05 by Andrea Locatelli   [ updated 5 Sep 2018, 05:50 ]

Call for PhD Applications XXXIV Cycle @ University of Brescia Opening of on-line applications: 04 June 2018 at 14.00 hrs (Italian Time) Closing of on-line applications: 03 August 2018 at 13.00 hrs (Italian Time) Beginning of PhD Courses: 1st November 2018 You can find all the information and the online registration website here

Congratulations to Mohamad Farran

posted 12 May 2016, 11:08 by Costantino De Angelis   [ updated 18 Jun 2018, 08:03 by Andrea Locatelli ]

May 2016.
Congratulations to Mohamad Farran, who successfully defended his thesis titled "Planar Antennas for 
Wireless Sensors and Systems" and was awarded the PhD in Electronics Engineering, Sensors and

The new website is online!

posted 11 Dec 2015, 05:16 by Andrea Locatelli   [ updated 11 Dec 2015, 05:20 ]

The new website of the Electromagnetic Fields and Photonics Group of the University of Brescia is online.
Each section has been completely renovated, and now you can find updated information about the staff, projects and publications.
Please bookmark the new URLs nora.unibs.it (or photonics.unibs.it), and come back soon to visit us!

Seminar by Prof. Konyukhov

posted 22 Nov 2015, 04:04 by Andrea Locatelli   [ updated 22 Nov 2015, 04:22 ]

Date: November 24th, 2015, 11.00
Place: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Room 45
Title: Tailoring of optical solitons in dispersion oscillating fiber
Abstract: The inelastic soliton interactions imposed by periodical oscillation of the fiber dispersion are discussed. To analyze soliton interactions the variable coefficient Schrödinger equation was solved numerically. Three particular cases are considered: i) fission of high-order solitons; ii) fission of co-propagating fundamental solitons; iii) merge of fundamental solitons into rogue wave. The possible applications of inelastic soliton interactions are discussed.

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