Prof. Rafael Alves de Souza Ribeiro
Professor at University of São Paulo
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Area of Expertise:
Optical Design , Astronomical Instrumentation , Optical modeling and simulations , Optical and electro-optical tests
Profile Summary

Rafael A S Ribeiro has a Ph.D. in astronomical instrumentation (optical design), a master's degree in physics, a major in optical sciences, and a bachelor's degree in physics, all at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. He has experience developing and testing optical systems for aerospace payloads, military instruments, and medical applications for private companies and the Brazilian government. He is involved in developing the Giant Magellan Telescope instrumentation, particularly the Giant Magellan Telescope Multi-object Astronomical and Cosmological Spectrograph (GMACS). He is a full professor at The Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences (IAG-USP).
Publications (13)

Proceedings Article | 29 August 2022 Presentation + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12184, 121841Y (2022)
KEYWORDS: Spectrographs, Adaptive optics, Telescopes, Imaging spectroscopy, Spectral resolution, Stars, Optical fibers, Imaging systems, Visible radiation, Cameras

Proceedings Article | 13 December 2020 Poster + Paper
Tae-Geun Ji, Erika Cook, Soojong Pak, Evan Kelly, Leonardo Bush, Leonardo Barba, Jeffrey Mason, Hye-In Lee, Darren DePoy, Jennifer Marshall, Nat Butler, Daniel Faes, Cynthia Froning, Johnathan Gamaunt, Damien Jones, Philip Mauskopf, Claudia Mendes de Oliveira, Casey Papovich, Travis Prochaska, Rafael A. Ribeiro, Luke Schmidt, Paul Scowen, Aline Souza, Keith Taylor, Antonio Braulio Neto, Priscila Pires
Proceedings Volume 11452, 1145224 (2020)
KEYWORDS: Cameras, Prototyping, Astronomical imaging, Astronomical telescopes, Telescopes, Spectrographs, Astronomy, Control systems, Optical design, Computer programming

Proceedings Article | 13 December 2020 Paper
J. Lawrence, S. Ben-Ami, A. Braulio, M. Colless, A. Contos, D. DePoy, D. Faes, P. Gillingham, M. Goodwin, E. Houston, K. Kuehn, C. Lacombe, N. Lorente, S. Mali, J. Marshall, H. McGregor, R. Millan-Gabet, V. Nichani, V. Neves Hartmann, E. O'Brien, C. Oliveira, H. Ortolan, P. Pires, R. Ribeiro, W. Saunders, L. Schmidt, A. Souza, A. Szentgyorgyi, L. Waller, T. Zafar, J. Zheng
Proceedings Volume 11447, 1144728 (2020)
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Spectrographs, Field spectroscopy, Spectral resolution, Prototyping, Optical instrument design, Optical fibers, Glasses, Robots, Galactic astronomy

Proceedings Article | 13 December 2020 Presentation + Paper
Vitor Hartmann, Priscila Pires, D. M. Faes, Rafael Ribeiro, C. M. Oliveira, Celestina Lacombe, Tayyaba Zafar, Jon Lawrence, Helen McGregor, Jessica Zheng, Michael Goodwin
Proceedings Volume 11450, 1145015 (2020)
KEYWORDS: Systems engineering, Telescopes, Spectrographs, Visible radiation, Robotics, Robotic systems, Optical resolution, Observatories, Interfaces, Fiber optics

Proceedings Article | 3 January 2020 Paper
Proceedings Volume 11203, 1120308 (2020)
KEYWORDS: James Webb Space Telescope, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, Optical spectroscopy, Large telescopes, Optical resolution, Telescopes, Spectrographs, Astronomical telescopes, Astronomical imaging, Astronomy

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