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... Ana Maria Sousa da Rocha

Researcher

Ana Rocha

Academic position: Researcher
Joining date: 02-01-2007
Roles in IT: Researcher
Thematic Line: Optics and Photonics
Group: Optical Devices and Sensors - Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
P-3810-193 AVEIRO - PORTUGAL
Tel: +351 234 377 900
Fax: +351 234 377 901



Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 22-03-2012
  • MSc, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2007
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2002
  • Optical amplifiers (Raman, EDFA, hybrids)
  • Propagation of high optical power in fiber optics
  • Fiber fuse effect
  • Spatial Division Multiplexing Transmission Systems - Multi core fibers
  • Optical sensors ( Fiber Sensors )
  • Optics Communications component and systems
As Supervisor
As Co-supervisor
  • M. C. Paul, A. Kir'yanov, Y. Barmenkov, J. D. Duarte, J. P. Leitão, M. Ferreira, Ana M. Rocha, R. Youngman, M. Pal, A. Dhar, S. Das, D. Dutta, A new class of specialty optical fibers based on a novel material composition of the doping host for the study of optical amplification, Chapter in, Optical Fiber Technology and Applications, IOP Publishing, , 2021
  • P.S André, N. Fernandes, Ana M. Rocha, F Granada, M. J. N. Lima, A. Teixeira, POWER TRANSMISSION OVER OPTICAL FIBERS, Chapter in, Advances in Energy Research – Volume 8, Morena V. Acosta, Nova Publisher, New York, 2011
  • P.S André, Ana M. Rocha, M. Facão, Thermal effects in optical fibers, Chapter in, Heat Transfer - Book 1, Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes, In-Tech, 2011
  • Method for determining a fibre fuse effect in optical in optical networks and corresponding monitor, PCT/PT2009/000076, PCT, 11-12-2009,
    | Abstract
  • Método para a determinação da ocorrência do efeito de fusível em redes ópticas e monitor correspondente, PT104875, National, Granted, 11-12-2009, Portugal,
    | Abstract

Currently running projects3

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AM-OPTICAL Additive Manufacturing for the next generation of freeform optical components FCT 01-01-2022 31-12-2024
FOPE-ComSens Helically Twisted Polymer Optical Fibres for High Capacity Short Range Communications and Wearable Flexible Smart Sensors FCT 29-03-2021 28-03-2024
GRASS-LIGHT SI I&DT Copromoção Nr. 047096 - GRASS-LIGHT: Filamento para Relva Sintética Sustentável, Fotoluminescente e Retroiluminada P2020 01-05-2021 30-06-2023

Closed Projects9

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
(NeCiRA) New Challenges in Raman amplification FCT/GRICES 01-11-2010 01-10-2013
AQUATICsens AQUATICsens - wAter QUAlity assessment using Fibre OpTICs SENSors FCT/POCI 01-06-2018 31-03-2022
BioPlus Development of diamond-optic fiber biosensors for detection of IgE IT 01-06-2020 31-05-2022
FireTec Forest Fire Detection and Alarming Using Existing Telecommunications Infrastructure IT 01-09-2020 31-08-2022
HiPOF Paving the way for high capacity POF based communication systems FCT/PTDC 01-01-2016 01-07-2018
LandMark LandMark FCT/POCI 26-07-2018 25-07-2022
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
SDMTechs Optical Technologies for Spatial Division Multiplexing (SDM) FCT, IT/LA 01-01-2018 01-12-2020
  • 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
  • Ana M. Rocha, M. Facão, J. P. Sousa Sousa, A. Viegas Viegas, Best poster award, Best poster award in International Conference on Electromagnetic fields Health and Environment (EHE'06) with "Simulation of Electromagnetic Leakage from a Microwave Oven", 01-04-2006
  • Ana M. Rocha, Special topics in photonic devices - Multicore Optical Fibers, Brazil, Curitiba, 06-2016
  • International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS Photoptics, Technical Programme Committee, 2019
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS, Technical Programme Committee, 2018
  • International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres - POF, Conference co-chair, 2017
  • III International Conference on Applications in Optics and Photonics (AOP 2017), Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS, Technical Programme Chairman, 2015
  • International Conf. on Applications of Optics and Photonics - AOP, Organizing Committee, 2014
  • Optics Express
    2019, 2 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s); 2015, 3 review(s);
  • Optics Letters
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • Optical Fiber Technology
    2019, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s);
  • Optics Communications
    2017, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Sensors Journal
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 3 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics
    2018, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 1 review(s);
  • IET Optoelectronics
    2018, 1 review(s);
  • Electronics Letters
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • Microwave and Optical Tech. Letters
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • Sensors
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • Fiber and Integrated Optics
    2020, 1 review(s);
  • Applied Sciences (Switzerland)
    2020, 1 review(s);
  • International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics - AOP2014
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS Photoptics
    2018, 1 review(s);