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Next GoLP VIP Seminar by Hamed Merdji

On Monday, 27th of November at 2:00 pm, there will be a GoLP VIP Seminar by Hamed Merdji (Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France). The event will take place at Anfiteatro Abreu Faro – Complexo I at IST. Title: From classical to the quantum nature of high harmonic generation Part 1 – Classical HHG : I will first present classical high-harmonic generation in semiconductor as a light up-conversion process occurring in a strong… Read more

Joana Alves successfully defends PhD thesis

APPLAuSE student Joana Alves successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “Ultrafast mid-infrared unable sources” on September 19, 2023. Her work was supervised by Gonçalo Figueira, Hugo Pires (both at IPFN/IST) and Jens Biegert (ICFO, Spain). During her PhD, Joana specialised in the study of ultrafast mid-infrared (wavelengths from 3-8 µm) laser technology, in particular nonlinear amplification of ultrashort pulses and their compression. She evaluated strategies for… Read more

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