School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Staff

Christos Pallikarakis MEng PhD

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Research Associate in Optical Metrology for FAMH

Background

  • Mechanical Engineering (MEng) – Loughborough University, Wolfson School
  • PhD Optical Engineering – Loughborough University, Wolfson School


Awards

  • Wolfson School Scholarship
  • Patent Application – “Method and Apparatus for measuring Distance”. Greek Patent Application No: 20200100260, UK PA No:2009723.4 filed on 25 June 2020. Awaiting publication 

Outline of main research interests:

  • Interferometric absolute distance measurements
  • Multi-functional interferometry
  • Large Volume Metrology
  • Frequency Scanning Interferometry, FMCW LiDAR/LADAR
  • Optical Remote sensors
  • Phase unwrapping

Teachign support for the following modules:

  • WS300 – Engineering Computation
  • WSP102 – Experimental Mechanics

Recent publications:

  • Christos A. Pallikarakis, Jonathan M. Huntley, and Pablo D. Ruiz, J. M. Huntley, and P. D. Ruiz, "Adaptive delay lines for absolute distance measurements in high-speed long-range Frequency Scanning Interferometry", OSA Continuum (2020) – Awaiting final editorial approval

  • Christos A. Pallikarakis, Jonathan M. Huntley, and Pablo D. Ruiz, "High-speed range and velocity measurement using frequency scanning interferometry with adaptive delay lines [Invited]," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 37, 1814-1825 (2020)

  • “Method and Apparatus for measuring Distance”. Greek Patent Application No: 20200100260, UK PA No:2009723.4 filed on 25 June 2020.

External collaborators:

  • University of Huddesfield
  • University of Bath
  • University of Oxford
  • NPL
  • Etalon GmbH
  • MEGGIT Polymers & Composites

Athena Swan Bronze award

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The Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Loughborough University
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU