News

September/2014 – LOCEM and LG Electronics sign a research contract in the project “New magneto dielectric materials for use in broadband devices for 4G systems”.

April/2011 – A new contract between LOCEM and Air Force Office of Scientific Research – AFOSR of the US Air Force (USAF) was signed. The new contract will focus in the research and development of “Electrical and structural properties study of layered dielectric and magnetic composites and blends structures for RF and microwave applications”. Its vigency period will be from April/2011 until March/2014.

August/2010 – LOCEM is developing, together with the DPM Engineering, an ultrasonic sensor for use in an automatic optical rain gauge.

July/2010 – LOCEM signed a contract with BrasilSAT on 22/07/2010 for the development of dielectric lens for horn antennas for use in satellite communications.

June/2010 – Between 9 and 11, LOCEM received the visit of the Head of Research (Quantum Electronics Solids) of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), Dr. Harold Weinstock, and researchers from Hanscom Air Force Base. Firstly, the group was welcomed by the Rector of the UFC. During the main talk to the university community, Dr. Weinstock, Dr. Derov, Mr. Curtis and Dr. Fillerup presented the main research topics of the AFOSR. The group also had a meeting with the Director of the Technology Center-UFC and visited the LOCEM laboratories.

Gallery of Pictures in the LOCEM received the visit of the Head of Research (Quantum Electronics Solids) of the U.S. Air Force (USAF)


February/2009 – The project “Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento de Software para Otimização e Previsão da Operação de Rede Móvel – Rede Óptica Banda Larga Utilizando Tecnologia Radio Sobre Fibra (RoF)” was approved under FUNCAP’s EDITAL 06/2008 – TECNOLOGIA DA INFORMAÇÃO.

November/2008 – The proposal of the INCT DE FOTÔNICA PARA COMUNICAÇÕES ÓPTICAS presenting the project “Estudo da performance de componentes ópticos sob codificação OPPM-OCDMA em regime não linear” was approved under Edital 15/2008 – MCT/CNPq/FNDCT/CAPES/FAPEMIG/ FAPERJ/FAPESP – INSTITUTOS NACIONAIS DE CIÊNCIA E TECNOLOGIA.

August/2008 – The project “Pesquisa e desenvolvimento de antena de microlinha dielétrica para bloqueador em sistema celular e rádio” was approved under FUNCAP’s EDITAL 05/2008 – SEGURANÇA PÚBLICA.

August/2008 – LOCEM, ENDESA (Endesa Geração Brasil) and Central Termelétrica Endesa Fortaleza (CGTF) sign a contract for research and development in the project “Sensor Óptico para Medidas de Altas Tensões e Correntes em Geração e Transmissão Elétricas”. Its vigency period will be from August/2008 until August/2010.

February/2008 – A new contract between LOCEM and Air Force Office of Scientific Research – AFOSR of the US Air Force (USAF) was signed. The new contract will focus in the research and development of “A new dielectric resonator antenna operating with magneto-dielectric materials based in Y3Fe5-2XBiXBXO12 garnets”. Its vigency period will be from September/2008 until August/2010.

January/2007 – LOCEM and CELESTICA sign a new research contract in the project “Desenvolvimento de software para otimização da operação de unidade móvel em sistemas de comunicações sem fio Radio sobre Fibra (RoF) em 3G e 4G”.

July/2006 – A contract between LOCEM and Air Force Office of Scientific Research – AFOSR (Arlington-Virginia-USA) of the US Air Force (USAF) was signed to do research and development in the project “A new dielectric resonator antenna array (DRAA) operating with magneto-dielectric materials for use in high temperature environments”.

March/2006 – LOCEM and CELESTICA sign a research contract in the project “Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento na Miniaturização de Circuladores Ferromagnéticos para Uso em Telefonia Celular”.

March/2006 – Cooperation agreement between LOCEM and CTA (Centro Técnico Aeroespacial) / IEA (Instituto de Aeronáutica e Espaço) has started in the project “Pesquisa e desenvolvimento em Antenas Helicoidais Miniaturizadas para Aplicações em Cargas Úteis de Veículos Espaciais”.