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B-PHOT participates in webinar on optical spectroscopy

Published on 15 January 2016

B-PHOT members Prof. Heidi Ottevaere and Prof. Wendy Meulebroeck recently took part in a webinar on optical spectroscopy. Spectroscopy can be used in a variety of application fields, such as ancient glass research, and food safety.

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Students of KA Oudenaarde visit B-PHOT

Published on 14 January 2016

Students of KA Oudenaarde visit B-PHOT

Seven students of KA Oudenaarde came to visit B-PHOT, the Brussels Photonics Team. Prof. Heidi Ottevaere initiated the research field of photonics to those students as well as potential applications. The students visited the laser lab and the fiber sensing lab.

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B-PHOT installs first mini-SEM SH-5000M from Hirox in Belgium

Published on 10 December 2015

B-PHOT installs first  mini-SEM SH-5000M from Hirox in Belgium

Recently a mini-SEM from Hirox was installed at B-PHOT's Photonic Innovation Center in Gooik. This new table top Scanning Electron Microscope is the first of its kind in Belgium. The SH-5000M, as the instrument is called, was installed in B-PHOT's cleanroom.

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Ben De Pauw defended his PhD thesis on November 5,2015 and was awarded the degree of doctor in engineering

Published on 17 November 2015

Ben De Pauw defended his PhD thesis on November 5,2015 and was awarded the degree of doctor in engineering

On November 5th, 2015, Ben De Pauw has successfully presented his PhD thesis entitled "Experimental analysis of flow-induced vibration in lead-bismuth cooled nuclear fuel assemblies" during a public session. He demonstrated the accurate characterization of vibrations in the lead-bismuth cooled fuel assembly intended for MYRRHA – the multi-purpose hybrid research reactor for high-tech applications – using optical fibre Bragg gratings as vibration sensors and applying state-of-the-art modal analysis techniques to the measurements.

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