Photonics Group Members:

Professor

Dr. Ernest A. Michael
Associate Professor

ernest.michael@raig.uchile.cl
emichael@ing.uchile.cl
Tel.: +56 2 297-84095
ResearcherID: A-4650-2012



 PI of all long-term projects:
  • Concept, Design and Proof-of-Principle of a Fiber-based Infrared Heterodyne Interferometer
  • Photonic THz-generation
    • Design and Micro-Fabrication of UTC-Photodiode- and MIM-Terahertz Travelling-Wave (TW) Mixers
    • frequency mixing in NLO-crystals
    • Development of a NIR Laser Synthesizer based on an Optical Comb Generator
    • High-resolution molecular submm/THz-spectroscopy


Engineers

Felipe Besser
full-time

felipe.besser@raig.uchile.cl
Infrared Heterodyne Interferometer: 
overall experiment and integration
telescope-to-fiber coupling, 
phase difference stabilization


Nicolas Ramos
full-time

nicolas.ramos@raig.uchile.cl
Coupling


Postdocs

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PhD students

Victor H. Calle G.


victor.calle@raig.uchile.cl
Simulations of UTC-Photodiodes 
HFSS, CST-Microwave and TCAD




Memoristas






Undergrad Student Assitants

Clemente Pollarolo


clemente.pollarolo@raig.uchile.cl
programming for lab instruments data aquisition,
fiber phase stabilization 


Roberto Fuentes


roberto.fuentes@raig.uchile.cl
ROACH digital correlator programming


Miguel Pina


miguel.pina@raig.uchile.cl
design and implementation of electronics







Former Professionals

Alexander Urrutia
Part-time Electrical Engineer,
Universidad de Frontera, Temuco
alexander.urrutia@raig.uchile.cl 
help in laser synthesizer electronics in 2013/2014-I


Former Postdocs
Dr. Jerald Ramaclus


jerald.ramaclus@raig.uchile.cl
Development of non-linear optical organic crystals for THz-generation and infrared frequency mixing. 


Former PhD students
Dr. Jorge A. Castillo D.


jcastill@alma.cl
PhD in Jan 2014
"Study on the limiting Factors of a Coherent Optical Fiber Link, Applied to Phase Transfer for Femtosecond Synchronization"

Publication 

Claudio M. Barrientos Z.


claudio.barrientos@raig.uchile.cl
Fabrication and testing of UTC-Photodiodes
Microfabrication at Chalmers MC2 Cleanroom


Jaime Álvarez



Fabrication and testing of MIM-Junctions 
Microfabrication at TU Delft Cleanroom 


Laurent Pallanca
Optical Engineer


Near-infrared heterodyne interferometer,
Free-beam and fiber-optics,
heterodyne detection with photodiodes



Former Memoristas

Felipe Besser
2013-2014

roberto.roman@raig.uchile.cl
Infrared Heterodyne Interferometer:
"Diseño y testeo de un sistema magneto mecánico de posicionamiento de fibra óptica",
Graduación 2015

Roberto Román
2013-2014

roberto.roman@raig.uchile.cl
Photonic Sideband Separating Receiver:
"Demonstación experimental de un separador de bandas fotónico",
Graduación 2014

Pedro Abraham Sánchez Morales
2011-2013
Infrared Heterodyne Interferometer:
"Programación de una Placa ROACH como Correlador para un Interferómetro de Infrarrojo Cercano",
Graduación 2013


Manuel Antonio Mata Mata
2011-2013
Submm/THz photodiodes:
"Simulaciones de Fotodiodes Monopolares de Onda Viajera para Aplicaciones en Tera-Hertz",
Graduación 2013


Cristóbal Tomás Vío Lagos
2010-2012
Infrared Heterodyne Interferometer:
"Interferometro Infrarroja Heterodino de Bajo Costo Basado en Fibra Optica para la Astronomía: Primeras Instalaciones y Pruebas en el Laboratorio",
Graduación 2012

Juan Pablo Robledo Leiva
2010-2012
Submm/THz photodiodes:
"Simulaciones Electromagneticas Computacionales de Fotodiodos TW-UTC",
Graduación 2012


Former Undergrad Student Assistants

 Rodolfo Prado
 Development Assistant, Infrared Heterodyne Interferometer:
 Initial work for phase difference stabilization
 2013-2014
 Álex Ahumada
 
 Support Assistant, Laser Synthesizer 2013
 Luz Ávalos

 Administrative Assistant  2013
 Catalina Elzo
 
 Development Assistant, Photonic Sibeband Separating Receiver 2013
 Jaime Feller
 
 Support Assistant, Photonic Sibeband Separating Receiver 2013
 Carlos Fontenelle
 EE Memorista UFRO
 Management and Development Coordinator,
 Laser Synthesizer, Photonic Sideband Separating  Receiver
 2012-2013
 Sergio Gallardo
 DIE, UChile
 Support Assistant, TW-MIM-Tunneling Junctions 2012-2013
 Javier de la Fuente
 
 Support Assistant 2013
 Cecilia Ibarra
 
 Support Assistant, Laser Synthesizer 2013
 Cristian Jara 
 
 Administration Assistant, Laser synthesizer, Photonic sideband separating receiver 2013
 Ignacio López
 
 Research Assistant, Laser Synthesizer 2013
 Ignacio Maldonado
 
 Support Assistant, Photonic Sideband Separating Receiver 2013
 José Marroquín
 
UTFSM, Valparaiso
 Support Assistant, Photonic Sibeband Separating Receiver, Test Interferometer,  Webpage Design 2012-2013
 Hugo Mercado
 
 Support Assistant  2013
 Nicolás Miranda

 Support Assistant, Near-Infrared Interferometer
 mechanical engineering & astronomy student
 2013
 Ignacio Noriega
 
 Support Assistant, Photonic Sideband Separating Receiver 2013
 Rodrigo Oróstica

 Support Assistant, Laser Synthesizer 2013
 Javier Rojas 

 Extension Assistant 2013
 Miguel Soto
 
 Support assistant, Photonic Band Separator 2013
 Nicolás Soto 
 UTFSM, Valparaiso
 Support Assistant, Heterodyne Interferometer 2012-2013
 David Valenzuela
 
DIE, UChile
 Support Asistant, Laser Synthesizer, Near-Infrared Interferometer 2013
 Rodrigo Valenzuela
 
 Support Assistant 2013
   





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