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    Metrology and wavefront shaping

  • Development of a spatial modulation low order wavefront sensor and its integration in astronomical imaging systems (Guillaume Allain, master's student) Learn more...
  • Conception of a refractive index profile axicon (Jason Guénette, master's student) Learn more...
  • Polymer/magnetic nanoparticle nanocomposite based new deformable mirrors (Renaud Lussier, doctoral student) Learn more...
  • Integration and characterization of an adaptive optics subsystem combining a deformable mirror and a coronagraph on board of the balloon-borne telescope project HiCIBaS (Mirielle Ouellet, master's student) Learn more...
  • Measure and analysis of the residual atmosphérical turbulences in high altitude with the data of a low order wavefront sensor (Cédric Vallée, master's student) Learn more...


    Non-paraxial ray tracing

  • Theoretical and computational investigation of the Richards-Wolf formalism and the proposed extension for highly nonparaxial focusing (Jeck Borne, master's student) Learn more...
  • Diffraction tomography based on holography and ultrashort laser pulses (Charles Pichette, doctoral student) Learn more...


    Non-imaging photonics

  • Design, construction, calibration and experimental validation of a miniature detector to measure in-ice nutrients concentrations (Yasmine Alikacem, master's student) Learn more...
  • Design and test of underwater fibre-optic irradiance measurement and logging system (Gabriel Lachance, master's student) Learn more...
  • Design, construction, calibration and experimental validation of a miniature detector to measure in-ice radiance distribution (Raphaël Larouche, master's student) Learn more...
  • Towards automatization of snow properties measurements (Félix Lévesque-Desrosiers, master's student) Learn more...
  • Conception of a measurement tools for discomfort glare from a LED luminary for night conditions for a pedestrian (Frédéric Roy, master's student) Learn more...
  • Development of a 3D scintillation dosimetry system for clinical use in external beam radiotherapy (Madison Rilling, doctoral student) Learn more...


    Wide-angle optics

  • Wide-angle 3D vision system based on Kinect V2 for outdoor navigation (Mathieu Gagnon, master's student) Learn more...


    Astronomical instrumentation

  • Design of a pointing and guiding system for a stratospheric balloon borne telescope (Olivier Côté, master's student) Learn more...
  • VROOMM: Design of a high-resolution optical spectograph for l’Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic (Farbod Jahandar, doctoral student) Learn more...
  • Optomechanical design and EMCCD camera integration for HiCIBaS (Deven Patel, master's student) Learn more...