Recent Submissions

  • Variational Quantum Simulations of quantum many-body systems 

    Liu, Yingjian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-26)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Eigenstate thermalization hypothesis (ETH) suggests that any initial state defined in some small subset of the total Hilbert space will eventually spread to the whole Hilbert space under unitary time evolution. However, ...
  • Probing the real-time response of a photosynthetic antenna complex to environmental changes using ultrafast spectroscopy techniques 

    Bonàs Vera, Mariona (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-26)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Nonlinear frequency conversion in strategic materials for nanophotonics 

    Mukhopadhyay, Shroddha (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-09)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:   Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    This project aims to contribute to two important research areas in Photonics: nonlinear optics and sub-wavelength nano-structured optical materials (nanomaterials). These inter-connected fields have major applications in ...
  • Building Plasmonic Crystals from Gold Nanoimprinted Metasurfaces 

    Rahman, Fariha Binte (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-09-08)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Due to their extraordinary light confinement properties, plasmonic metasurfaces have attracted much attention in applications in the visible and IR range. Apart from the multitude of applications using the linear transmission ...
  • Comparison of simulated and characterised optical performance in precision optical systems: simulation and analysis focus 

    Calvano, Lorenzo Joseph (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-09-08)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:   Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (ICFO) / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    To properly account for imperfections in fabrication of lenses and mechanics as well as optics alignment limitations, it is necessary to run a tolerance analysis during the optical design process. But it is often unclear ...
  • Absorption spectroscopy with quantum light: experimental and theoretical simulations based on arbitrary spectral shapes generated with a programable filter 

    Padilla Camargo, Alejandra Araceli (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-09-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (ICFO)
    Absorption spectroscopy is a useful technique to detect the presence of specific elements in samples. However, its usefulness can be severely limited in certain frequency bands due to technological limitations, such as the ...
  • Photonics and deep learning for biological applications 

    Takiya Bonadio, Vagner (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-09)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Low cost Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography 

    Agafonov, Vladislav (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-25)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:   Medizinische Universität Wien
    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has revolutionized ophthalmology over the past two decades. Comparable success in other medical and non-medical fields is still prevented by the high cost of OCT. Despite the benefit of ...
  • Inducing nuclear deformation to study the effect of Lamin A-deficiency on DNA damage in the nucleus of living cells 

    Hernandez Cedillo, Lucero Mescli (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-25)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Microstructured devices have been recently recognized as a powerful tool in cell biology. In this work, we have exploited this technology to create different microstructures to mechanically confine cells with the overarching ...
  • The use of advanced imaging techniques for studying neuromuscular disorders 

    Pérez Parets, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-09-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    The collagen VI-related disorders (COL6-RDs) are a group of severe congenital neuromuscular disorders with no available treatment. New insight into its molecular characterisation together with the advance in the microscopy ...
  • Inter-layer functional connectivity of retinal neuronal circuits 

    Maslianitsyna, Anastasiia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-09-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Karlsruher Institut für Technologie / Sorbonne Université
    Optogenetic therapy opens new horizons in treating blindness. To successfully implement it and restore vision, scientists use an ever-evolving set of physical methods that optically stimulate cells in the retina. This ...
  • 3d optical tomography of ferroelectric domains and domain walls 

    Gjaci, Reison (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-09-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
    In ferroelectric materials, the spontaneous polarization can be reversibly switched by an applied electric field, which makes them attractive for applications in non-volatile memories and other electro-active devices. ...

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