My interest in photonics appeared during the photonics course held at the University of Pavia. For this reason, I decided to carry out my Bachelor Thesis (and then also my Master Thesis) at the Integrated Photonics Laboratory.
The bachelor activity focused on a characterization of an optical waveguide in LiNbO3, that could be useful in optical communication. The main interest od this work was the wavelength conversion with polarization independence of the input signal.
Instead, the Master Thesis regarded the analysis of a microfluidic system which combined acoustical and optical wave. The main purpose of the system was studying the mechanical property of a single cell and determine its health.
I am now employed at Bright Solutions as Production Engineer.