dr. J.A. Alvarez Chavez (Jose)

Universitair docent


Engineering & Materials Science
Fiber Amplifiers
Fiber Lasers
Optical Fibers
Single Mode Fibers
Physics & Astronomy
Fiber Lasers


High-power fibre lasers and amplifiers for medicine, telecomm, sensing and laser material procesing. Theoretical and experimental work on passive and active fibre-based devices. Collaborating in the development of narrow-linewidth micro ring lasers for applications in medicine and sensors.


Castillo-Pérez, R. , Ek-Ek, J. R., Jácome-Peñaherrera, C. E., Pérez-Sanchez, G. G. , Jáuregui-Vazquez, D. , Offerhaus, H. L. , & Álvarez-Chávez, J. A. (2022). Spectral Parameter Power Series and Exact Modes: Analysis for Micro- and -Nano Optical Fiber Tapers. In Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPP 2022 [JTu2A.27] (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optica Publishing Group.
Jauregui-Vazquez, D. , Korterik, J. P., Estudillo-Ayal, J. , Offerhaus, H. L. , & Alvarez-Chavez, J. A. (2022). A Thin Core Optical Fiber Strain Sensing Setup. In Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPP 2022 [JTu2A.6] Optica Publishing Group. https://doi.org/10.1364/BGPPM.2022.JTu2A.6
Wilhelm, P. , & Alvarez Chavez, J. A. (2021). The co-creation of assessment criteria. In I. Boor (Ed.), Meaningful Assessment in Interdisciplinary Education (pp. 129-134). Amsterdam University Press. https://www.aup.nl/en/book/9789463729048/meaningful-assessment-in-interdisciplinary-education
Ek-Ek, J. R., Martinez-Pinon, F. , Alvarez-Chavez, J. A., Ceballos-Herrera, D. E., Sanchez-Lara, R. , & Offerhaus, H. L. (2020). Fundamental mode intensity evolution in tapered optical fibres. Laser physics, 30(12), [126204]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1555-6611/abbe1e
Alvarez-chavez, J. A., Sanchez-lara, R., Vazquez-avila, J. L., Ceballos-herrera, D. E. , & Offerhaus, H. L. (2020). Thermal effects on tapered holmium-doped fiber amplifiers. Optical engineering, 59(3), 1. [036106]. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.59.3.036106
Pérez-Sánchez, G. G., De Luna-Gallardo, A. O. , Alvarez-Chavez, J. A., Bertoldi-Martins, I. , Offerhaus, H. L., & Castellanos-López, S. L. (2019). Analysis and modeling of CLBG using the transfer matrix. In M. A. Kahan, J. Sasian, & R. N. Youngworth (Eds.), Optical Modeling and System Alignment (Vol. 11103, pp. 30). [111030V] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 11103). SPIE International. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2529865
Sierra-calderon, A., Rodriguez-novelo, J. C., May-alarcon, M. , Alvarez-chavez, J. A. , Offerhaus, H. L. , & Ek-Ek, R. (2018). ASE Noise Characterization of an All-Fiber Sagnac Interferometer via LAN for Remote Sensing. Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 08(12), 554-575. [89040]. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojapps.2018.812045
Rivera-Manrique, S. I., Brio-Perez, M., Trejo-Sanchez, J. A. , Offerhaus, H. L. , Alvarez Chavez, J. A. , & Ek-Ek, R. (2018). Thermal Diffusion and Specular Reflection, Monte Carlo-based Study on Human Skin via Pulsed Fiber Laser Energy. Paper presented at XVI Symposium of Mexican Students and Studies in the UK 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom. https://zenodo.org/record/1421948

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