Research Line A
Microelectronics Materials and Processes
Highlights
  • Publication of papers in high impact factor journals:
    • Biosensors and Bioelectronics (1), Applied Physics Letters (3), Plasmonics (4), Journal of Alloys and Compounds (1), Sensors and Actuators A-Physical (2)...

  • Best paper award:
    • “Double pin Photodiodes with two Optical Gate Connections for Light Triggering: A Two-phototransistor model”, M. A. Vieira, M. Vieira, J. Costa, P. Louro, M. Fernandes, in “The First International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications”, SENSORDEVICES 2010, July 18 - 25, 2010 - Venice/Mestre, Italy.
    • “Effect of the Optical Bias on the a-Si:H Optical Demultiplexer Device”, M. Fernandes, M. Vieira, M.A. Vieira, P. Louro, in SENSORDEVICES 2011, Second International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications August 21-27, 2011 - French Riviera, Nice/Saint Laurent du Var, France.

  • Invitations:
    • Invited talk at the MRS Spring Meeting Conference 2010, San Francisco, USA, April 2010: M. Vieira “Reviewing Photo-sensing Devices Using a.Si Based Materials”.

  • Important projects:
    • X-Ray flat-panel detector for Medical Applications (MARx), PTDC/EEA-ELC/115577/2009;
    • Optical Biosensor based on FRET (OBIOS), PTDC/EEA-ELC/111854/2009;
    • Division Demultiplexing in the visible window using semiconductor devices (WDM), PTDC/EEAELC/120539/2010.

  • Industry collaboration
    • Patents owned by Canadian and American companies with the participation group members;
    • Development of an optical tester to evaluate the diffuse and specular reflectivity of paper used in peage tickets (collaboration with a national company)
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