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... Antonio Luis Campos da Silva Topa

Senior Researcher

António Topa

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 03-01-1995
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Antennas and Propagation – Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 27-03-1998
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 18-12-1989
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 31-07-1985
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 01-07-1989, Membro
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-05-1989, Member
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 04-12-1984, PhD
Supervision of theses
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Dispersion and losses in metamaterial DNG H-guides, Chapter in, Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Fundamentals, Modelling and Applications, S. Zouhdi, A. Sihvola, and A. Vinogradov, Springer, 2009
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Omega Waveguides:Discrete Complex Modes and Application to a Ridge Waveguide, Chapter in, Progress in Electromagnetic Research, J. A. Kong, EMW Publishing, Cambridge, Massachussets, 2004
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Surface and Leaky Modes of Multilayered Omega Structures, Chapter in, Advances in Electromagnetics of Complex Media and Metamaterials, Saïd Zouhdi, Ari Sihvola, and Mohamed Arsalane, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2002
  • A. Topa, C. R. Paiva, A. Barbosa, Complete Spectral Representation for the Electromagnetic Field of Planar Multilayered Waveguides Containing Pseudochiral Omega Media, Chapter in, Progress In Electromagnetic Research, J. A. Kong, EMW Publishing, Cambridge, Massachussets, 1998

Closed Projects5

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
CHIRAL 2D and 3D Chiral and Omega Structures:Guidance,Leakage and Radiation Behaviour FCT/POSI 01-02-2002 30-09-2005
FS Fiber Solitons: Propagation, Amplification and Switching FCT/POSI 01-10-2000 01-10-2004
MEIOS ARTIFICIAIS Propagation and Radiation in Complex Media Using Planar Technology CRUP 01-01-2002 31-12-2003
MMSUPER Metamaterial superabsorbers for harnessing wireless power IT, FCT 01-12-2016 01-12-2018
Non Linear and Chiroguides Microwave and optical devices for transmission and switching using linear and nonlinear media FCT/PRAXIS 15-05-1997 21-02-2001
  • A. Barbosa, A. Topa, 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media-BIANISOTROPICS 2000, Editor of Conference Proceedings, ISBN 972-98115-1-2, 01-09-2000
  • Encuentro Ibérico de Electromagnetismo Computacional - EIEC, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • IV Encontro Ibérico de Electromagnetismo Computacional, Technical Programme Chairman, 2005
  • ConfTele 2005 - 5th Conference on Telecommunications, Organizing Committee, 2004
  • PIRM 2001 - Problems of Interaction of Radiation with Matter, Technical Programme Committee, 2001
  • BIANISOTROPICS 2000 - 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, Organizing Committee, 2000
  • ConfTele'99 - 2nd Conference on Telecommunications, Organizing Committee, 1999
  • IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech.
    2007, 1 review(s);

  • 2007, 1 review(s);