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... Nuno Alexandre Peixoto Silva

Researcher

Nuno Silva

Academic position: Post. Doc.
Joining date: 01-04-2007
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Networking - 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, 01-01-2013
  • MSc, Universidade de Aveiro, 01-01-2008
  • Licenciatura, Universidade do Minho,
  • Quantum cryptography in optical fibers
  • Quantum effects in optical fibers
  • Nonlinear processes
  • Polarization effects
  • University of Aveiro, 01-01-2014,
  • Quantum Optics, Universidade de Aveiro, Physics
Supervision of theses
  • Coherent detection in quantum key distribution systems, MSc Student, Alexandre do Carmo Marques, 12-2019
  • Impact of devices imperfections on quantum key distribution systems, MSc Student, Vítor Hugo Paixão Ferreira, 12-2019
  • Impacto das imperfeições experimentais dos detetores homódinos na performance de sistemas de criptografia quântica , BSc Student, Margarida Ribau Almeida, 07-2019
  • Análise de segurança aos sistemas de distribuição de chaves quânticas baseados em estados coerentes, BSc Student, Vítor Hugo Paixão Ferreira, 07-2018
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Caracterização de um Gerador Quântico de Número Aleatórios, BSc Student, Maurício de Jesus Ferreira, 07-2019
  • Desenvolvimento de um Gerador Quântico de Número Aleatórios, BSc Student, Diogo Miguel da Costa Domingues, 08-2018
  • Criptografia quântica em fibras óticas com variáveis contínuas, BSc Student, Alexandre do Carmo Marques, 07-2017
  • Limites de segurança em sistemas de distribuição de chaves quânticas com variáveis contínuas, BSc Student, Tiago Jorge Loureiro de Freitas, 10-2016
  • Comunicações quâticas usando variáveis contínuas, BSc Student, Daniel Filipe Figueiredo Pereira, 10-2014

Currently running projects3

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DSPMetroNet DSP Functions for Simplified Coherent Transceivers in Optical Metropolitan Networks FCT/POCI 01-07-2018 01-07-2021
QuantPrivNet Quantum-Enabled Security and Privacy in Future Optical Communication Networks FCT 01-01-2019 31-12-2021
QuantumMining Quantum Primitives for Privacy Preserving Data Mining FCT 01-09-2018 31-08-2021

Closed Projects5

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
CV-Quantum Improving Security and Capacity Using Continuous Variables Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-06-2016
NG-COS Next-Generation Coherent Optical Communication Systems IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
OSP-HNLF OSP-HNLF - Optical Signal Processing Using Highly Nonlinear Fibers FCT/PTDC 01-05-2010 01-04-2013
P-Quantum Practical Quantum Communications IT/LA 01-09-2011 01-08-2013
SoftTransceiver Software Defined Transceiver for Flexible Optical Networks IT 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
  • D. Periera, M. Facão, N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best PhD oral communication, Best PhD oral communication for the Symposium on Engineering Physics: Daniel Pereira – Quantum Key Distribution with Continuous Variables, received in the 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering, 8-9 June, Porto, Portugal, 01-06-2017
  • N. A. Silva, A. N. Pinto, Best Student Paper Award, for the paper entitled ''Photon-Pair Generation in Chalcogenide Glass - Role of Waveguide Linear Absorption'' presented at the International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology (PHOTOPTICS), held in Lisbon - Portugal, 01-01-2014
  • A. Almeida, N. J. Muga, N. A. Silva, P.S André, A. N. Pinto, SEONS Best Student Paper, Best Student Paper on Optical Communication in the X SEONS, in Porto, 01-06-2012