Services / Technology transfer

Development of fiber sensors networks

Multiplexing of fiberoptic sensors using interrogators

  • Brillouin distributed sensors interrogator
  • Fiber Bragg Grating Interrogators: Smartec and Fibersensing
  • Optical backscatter reflectometer (Luna Model OBR 4600)
  • OTDR universal platform (Rohde&Schwarz)
  • Filtro sintonizable programmable (Finisar WaveShaper 1000S)
  • Láser de bombeo Raman (IPG Fibertech RLD-3-1445)

Testing of DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) devices and optical networks

  • High resolution Optical Spectrum Analyzer (BOSA Aragon Photonics)
  • OTDR universal platform (Rohde&Schwarz)
  • Optical Spectrum Analyzer: HP71151B
  • Optical Spectrum Analyzers: ANDO AQ6319
  • Wavelength meter: Agilent
  • Polarization controller OPTELLIOS
  • Polarization Synthesizer PC3120
  • Polarization analyzer OPTELLIOS PS2000B

Thin-Film Fabrication

  • Sputtering coating (Au, Ag, Pt, Mg, Cr, W, ITO ...) multi-stack
  • Layer-by-Layer electrostatic self assembly
  • Sol-gel dip-coating
  • Electro spinning
  • Electrochemical techniques: Amperometry and Pulsed Amperometry, Linear and Cyclic Voltammetry, Differential Pulse Voltammetry and Square Wave Voltammetry
  • Spin coating (ø200mm wafers and 12,000 RPM)
  • Spray coating (double sided)

Thin-Film Treatment

  • Incineration processes, drying, degradation, re-heating, thermal treatments under controlled atmosphere (up to 1100ºC) etc.
  • Scratching
  • AFM Nano-Indentation
  • Plasma cleaning (air or O2)
  • Acid/Base and Chemical treatments

Thin-Film Characterization

  • Contact angle, surface & interfacial tension measurements
  • Scratching resistance
  • 4-wire electrical resistance measurements
  • Impedance measurements (500Hz – 50MHz)
  • AFM surface characterization: Contact Mode, TappingMode, PhaseImaging™, LiftMode™, Lateral Force Microscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)

Integrated optoelectronic devices design and characterization

  • Commercial software: Photon Design, OptiBPM, Fimmwave
  • Integrated optical devices characterizing table Including micropositionners, cameras, lenses and optical material

Optical Characterization

  • Optical microscope surface characterization (x1000)
  • UV/VIS/NIR transmittance, reflectance and absorbance measurements

e-learning courses in Fiber Optic Communications

Hardware and software applications for home automation systems

Development of microwave and millimetre-wave filters based on PBG (Photonic Band Gap) structures