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Special Session
Special Session on
Optical Sensors
 - OSENS 2017

27 February - 1 March, 2017 - Porto, Portugal

Within the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS 2017


Orlando Frazão

Brief Bio
Orlando Frazão graduated in Physical Engineering from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He received his Ph. D. in Physics from University of Porto, Portugal. From 1997 to 1998, he was with the Institute of Telecommunications, Aveiro. Presently, he is an invited Assistant Professor at Dept. Physics and Astronomy of Faculty of Science at University of Porto and he is also a Senior Researcher at Optoelectronics and Electronic Systems Unit, INESC Porto. His present research interests included optical fiber sensors and optical communications. He has more than 300 papers in international journals and conferences. He participated as organized committee of several International conferences.  He has three scientific awards. He is senior member of the SPIE and OSA.


In this special session it will be address the challenges on the fabrication, characterization and applications of optical fibers sensors in the 21st century. OSENS addresses new aspects of optical sensors from fabrications, sensor configurations, and processing approaches to applications.


Paper Submission: December 14, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification: December 28, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: January 5, 2017 (expired)


Paulo Sérgio André, IST, Portugal
Jose Baptista, University of Madeira, Portugal
Paulo Caldas, Instituto Politécnico de Viana Do Castelo, Portugal
Rogério Nogueira, Institute of Telecommunications - Aveiro, Portugal
Rosa Perez Herrera, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain
Susana Silva, INESC TEC, Portugal


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support - and submitted for indexation by The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography, Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Engineering Index (EI) and SCOPUS.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


PHOTOPTICS Special Sessions - OSENS 2017
e-mail: photoptics.secretariat@insticc.org