Joana Almeida



Research Areas

Solar-pumped Lasers

Solar energy transmission and concentration

Main publications

J. Almeida, D. Liang, and C.R. Vistas, A doughnut-shaped Nd:YAG solar laser beam, Opt. Laser Technol. 106, 1-6 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2018.03.029 

D. Liang, J. Almeida, C.R. Vistas, and E. Guillot. Solar-pumped NdYAG laser with 31.5 W/m2 multimode and 7.9 W/m2 TEM00-mode collection efficiencies. Sol. Energ. Mater. Sol. Cells 159, 435-439 (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2016.09.048

J. Almeida, D. Liang, C.R. Vistas, R. Bouadjemine and E. Guillot, 5.5 W continuous-wave TEM00-mode Nd:YAG solar laser by a light guide / 2V pump cavityAppl. Phys. B - Lasers and Optics 121, 473-482 (2015). DOI: 10.1007/s00340-015-6257-z

J. Almeida, D. Liang, C.R. Vistas and E. Guillot , Highly efficient end-side-pumped Nd:YAG solar laser by a heliostat-parabolic mirror system, Appl. Opt. 54, 1970-1977 (2015).DOI: 10.1364/AO.54.001970

J. Almeida, D. Liang, E. Guillot and Y. Hadi, A 40W cw Nd:YAG solar laser pumped through a heliostat: a parabolic mirror system, Laser Phys. 23, 065801 (2013).DOI:10.1088/1054-660X/23/6/065801