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Carla Hermann, PhD student, presented the seminar: “Dipole Blockade effect and source of Rydberg atoms”

Carla Hermann, PhD student, presented the seminar: “Dipole Blockade effect and source of Rydberg atoms”

“Dipole Blockade effect and source of Rydberg atoms” was the title of the talk presented by Carla Hermann Avigliano, a PhD student of optics and quantum information division of our Center, at a seminar which was unanimously applauded by her… Read More ›

CEFOP researcher is part of the Organizing Committee of the 18th Chilean Physics Symposium (SOCHIFI)

CEFOP researcher is part of the Organizing Committee of the 18th Chilean Physics Symposium (SOCHIFI)

A coordination meeting with the organizing committee and the scientific committee of the symposium has confirmed the 2012 meeting for November 22 to 23. Dr. Asticio Vargas, a researcher at our Center, is part of the conference organizing committee, which… Read More ›

Thesis projections of Dr. Rodrigo Fuentes

Thesis projections of Dr. Rodrigo Fuentes

The experimental work of atmospheric measurements, which gave rise to the doctoral thesis of Rodrigo Fuentes, opens new options for developing optical instruments that measure concentrations of atmospheric pollutants. The measurement of compounds such as carbon dioxide (CO2) or nitrogen… Read More ›

VIII Iberoamerican Optics Meeting and XI Latinamerican Meeting on Optics, Lasers and Applications 2013

VIII Iberoamerican Optics Meeting and XI Latinamerican Meeting on Optics, Lasers and Applications 2013

Next July the first Iberoamerican Optics Meeting (Reunión Iberoamericana de Óptica – Reunião Iberoamericana de Óptica, RIAO) will take place in Porto, Portugal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There, in parallel, will be held the Conference on Education and Training… Read More ›

Researchers visit CEILAP laboratories

Researchers visit CEILAP laboratories

Dr. Renato Saavedra and physical engineer Richard Gomez of CEFOP visited the Laser and Applications Research Center (CEILAP), of the Institute of Scientific and Technological Research for the Defense (CITEFA) associated with the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research… Read More ›

Member of CEFOP presented his undergraduate thesis

Member of CEFOP presented his undergraduate thesis

Pablo González, a student of the “Optics and Quantum Information” Division of our Center, successfully defended his undergraduate thesis, which was awarded a grade of 6.8 by the Evaluation Committee. Pablo’s thesis deals with an experimental setup for the development… Read More ›

Uta Naether presents talk at CLEO 2012

Uta Naether presents talk at CLEO 2012

Uta Naether, a graduate student  in the Nonlinear Optics Division of our Center, presented a talk at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2012, an event that was held in San Jose, California, May 6 – 11, 2012. The… Read More ›

Jesus Gonzalez gets top mark on undergraduate thesis defense

Jesus Gonzalez gets top mark on undergraduate thesis defense

Jesus Gonzalez, a member of the Optical Instrumentation and Teledetection Technologies Division of CEFOP, obtained a maximum score on his undergraduate thesis defense.  He presented his highly anticipated thesis, “Evaluation of GNSS Positioning Systems Implementation and Early Warning Techniques for… Read More ›

New building for CEFOP-UFRO

New building for CEFOP-UFRO

As of March 2012, the Digital Imaging Processing Division has a new building at the Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco. This new space consists of four offices, besides the implementation of the Satellite Remote Sensing laboratory. Along with these facilities,… Read More ›

Announcement: Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Photonics Science and Technology for Latin America 2012

Announcement: Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Photonics Science and Technology for Latin America 2012

The Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Photonics Science and Technology for Latin America (TIPST LAT 2012) will take place next October 16 – 19 at the Hotel City Express, Plaza Herradura in Tampico (Mexico).  It is being organized by… Read More ›

Manuel Castro defends undergraduate thesis

Manuel Castro defends undergraduate thesis

Last Friday, April 13th, Manuel Castro Garrido, a student of the “Digital Imaging Processing” Division, defended his thesis “Implementation of empirical relations between moisture content and biomass indices,” for the title of Electronics Engineer at the University of La Frontera… Read More ›

“Digital Image Processing” has a new Master’s

“Digital Image Processing” has a new Master’s

On Thursday, March 15, 2012 in the Alberto Levy auditorium of the Faculty of Engineering and Management sciences of the University of La Frontera (UFRO), Carlos Torres Echeverría, Electronics Engineer of the Digital Image Processing Division, successfully defended his thesis,… Read More ›

Executive from Corfo visited our Center

Executive from Corfo visited our Center

Pablo Catrian was pleasantly surprised to see the level of our Center, especially because the applications the Center works with cut across all types of industry. The Center for Optics and Photonics requested accreditation from Corfo in order to become… Read More ›

Caged Light: Sajeev John’s Achievement

Caged Light: Sajeev John’s Achievement

This Indian, raised in Canada, is known in the scientific world as one of the creators of new materials known as “photonic crystals,” which are already revolutionizing areas such as computation and medicine. Dr. Sajeev John is admired by his… Read More ›

Public Defense of Pablo Coelho’s Master Thesis

Public Defense of Pablo Coelho’s Master Thesis

On December 22, Pablo Coelho, a member of CEFOP’s opto-electronics division, obtained his Engineering Sciences Master’s degree, in electrical engineering, after submitting his thesis work to the examining committee, formed by Dr. Sergio Torres, Director of the opto-electronics division; the… Read More ›

“Sagnac Interferometry for Space Geodesy”

“Sagnac Interferometry for Space Geodesy”

Ulrich Schreiber visits CEFOP Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie Geodetic Observatory Wettzell Geodetic Observatory Concepción The seminar will be at 11 a.m. in the meeting room of EMPREUDEC The measurement resolution of Space Geodesy has advanced to a point where… Read More ›

The Chemistry Department at the University of Concepción will host Dr. Günther Hennrich

The Chemistry Department at the University of Concepción will host Dr. Günther Hennrich

Next Friday, November 4, Dr. Günther Hennrich will present the talk, “Chirality in phenylacetylene materials for application in optics and photonics.”   Dr. Hennrich is a professor of Organic Chemistry at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (Spain). The activity, organized… Read More ›

Opto-electronics Division Seminar

Opto-electronics Division Seminar

Abstract: Analysis of the theoretical model and physical principles governing the operation of optical sensors based on bolometric effect and how each of its parameters define the sensor’s performance in a particular application.

CEFOP on TV

CEFOP on TV

• After five weeks, ended the participation of CEFOP in the TV show “Concepciones”, a space created by TVU for the dissemination of research institutes and faculties at University of Concepción. • The program was supported by a large number… Read More ›

Call for postdoctoral position

Call for postdoctoral position

Dr. Jeronimo Maze, seeks applicants interested in working in the experimental area of quantum optics and condensed matter. In particular, the research study defects in solids. According to Dr. Maze, Professor of the Physics Department at Pontificia Universidad Católica de… Read More ›