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Alexandre Cabral


Biographic Notes
Research and Development in the fields of optical instrumentation for astronomy, optical metrology for space instrumentation, holography and diffractive optics for security applications. Within these fields, activity has been focused on:

  • design, implementation and test of optical systems for space and astronomy applications (ESO, ESA);
  • optical metrology, focused on length metrology in relative mode with heterodyne detection and in absolute mode using synthetic wavelength generation techniques for space applications (ESA);
  • holography and diffractive optical elements for security applications (research, development and prototyping of optical security production systems).

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Lastest publications at IAB. Wehbe, A. Cabral, L. Sbordone, G. Avila, 2021,
On-sky measurements of atmospheric dispersion – II. Atmospheric models characterization,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 503, 3818 - 3827
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A. Sozzetti, M. Damasso, A. S. Bonomo, Y. Alibert, S. G. Sousa, V. Zh. Adibekyan, M. R. Zapatero Osorio, J. I. González Hernández, S. C. C. Barros, J. Lillo-Box et al. (including: N. C. Santos, A. Cabral, P. Figueira, C. J. A. P. Martins, N. J. Nunes), 2021,
A sub-Neptune and a non-transiting Neptune-mass companion unveiled by ESPRESSO around the bright late-F dwarf HD 5278 (TOI-130),
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 648, 25
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H. M. Tabernero, M. R. Zapatero Osorio, R. Allart, F. Borsa, N. Casasayas-Barris, O. Demangeon, D. Ehrenreich, J. Lillo-Box, C. Lovis, E. Pallé et al. (including: S. G. Sousa, N. C. Santos, V. Zh. Adibekyan, S. C. C. Barros, J. P. Faria, P. Figueira, S. Hojjatpanah, C. J. A. P. Martins, J. H. C. Martins, N. J. Nunes, A. Cabral, J. P. Coelho, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, M. A. Monteiro, A. Oliveira, P. Santos), 2021,
ESPRESSO high-resolution transmission spectroscopy of WASP-76 b,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 646, 17
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T. M. Schmidt, P. Molaro, M. T. Murphy, C. Lovis, G. Cupani, S. Cristiani, F. Pepe, R. Rebolo López, N. C. Santos, M. Abreu et al. (including: V. Zh. Adibekyan, D. C. Alves, A. Cabral, J. Coelho, P. Figueira, A. C. O. Leite, C. J. A. P. Martins, M. A. Monteiro, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, P. Santos, S. G. Sousa), 2021,
Fundamental physics with ESPRESSO: Towards an accurate wavelength calibration for a precision test of the fine-structure constant,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 646, 26
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T. E. C. Magalhães, J. M. Rebordão, A. Cabral, 2021,
Spatial coherence characterization of light: An experimental study using digital micromirror devices,
Optics Express, 226
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F. Borsa, R. Allart, H. M. Tabernero, M. R. Zapatero-Osorio, S. Cristiani, F. Pepe, R. Rebolo López, N. C. Santos, V. Zh. Adibekyan, V. Bourrier et al. (including: O. Demangeon, S. G. Sousa, A. Cabral, P. Figueira, C. J. A. P. Martins, N. J. Nunes), 2021,
Atmospheric Rossiter–McLaughlin effect and transmission spectroscopy of WASP-121b with ESPRESSO,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 645, 14
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Alexandre Cabral
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia