Author: jgomez

Special topic “Dielectric Nanoresonators and Metamaterials” of the Journal of Applied Physics open for submission until Dec. 31st

High-refractive-index (HRI) dielectric nanostructures, and in particular semiconductors, are attracting great attention in Optics and Photonics nowadays for their low dissipative losses, which hold promise of high-efficiency devices, and unique optical properties, exhibiting strong magnetic-like optical resonances and associated scattering directionality, which renders them as excellent nanoantennas. Thereby a wealth of new or enhanced fundamental…
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September 13, 2018 0

Broadband optical response of graphene measured by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy and FTIR spectroscopy

In collaboration with the group of Prof. A. Bol, we have investigated the broadband optical response of graphene grown by chemical vapor deposition by combining terahertz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS) at 0.25–1.7 THz with Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) at 11–210 THz. These results have been published in the Journal of Applied Physics (J. Appl. Phys.124,…
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September 12, 2018 0

Mohammad Ramezani gives an invited talk at ICSCE9

Mohammad Ramezani, PhD student at Surface Photonics group, presented his works on Plasmon-Exciton-Polariton Lasing as an invited speaker in 9th International Conference on Spontaneous Coherence in Excitonic Systems (ICSCE9) in Montreal, Canada (July 2018). The content of his talk comprised of photoluminescence properties of Plasmon-Exciton-Polariton lasing and its ultrafast dynamics using transient absorption spectroscopy


September 12, 2018 0

Ultrafast spectroscopy and nanophotonics lab moved to TU/e

On August 23rd we moved the optical tables from DIFFER to our new lab at the TU/e. In the coming weeks we will have the ultrafast spectroscopy and nanophotonics lab up and running.


August 26, 2018 0

Etendue reducers for free space optical communication

We propose a new technology based on optical nanoantennas for reducing the etendue (divergence) of light sources. This technology could be applied for long range optical communication. You can find more details in our recently accepted manuscript in ACS Photonics “Plasmonic Nanoantenna Arrays as Efficient Etendue Reducers for Optical Detection” or read the News item…
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June 15, 2018 0

Confining light to the atomic scale

News and Views published in Nature Nanotechnology describing the recently published article “Probing the ultimate plasmon confinement limits with a van der Waals heterostructure” by Iranzo et al.


June 15, 2018 0

Congratulations to Ben Lont!

Ben Lont was a Fontys intern working on polariton lasing using plasmonic nanoantenna arrays. In his project he investigated guest-host complexes of polymers and dyes, to optimize the concentration of molecular emitters in the vicinity of plasmonic nanoparticle arrays. His thesis project “Polariton lasing using a highly doped dye-polymer complex as gain medium” was successfully defended at Fontys…
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May 28, 2018 0

Article Publication: “Effect of optical damage resistant dopants on the dielectric properties of LiNbO3: Insight from broadband impedance spectroscopy and Raman scattering”

Lithium niobate is a widely used ferroelectric material with several interesting optical properties, however, it is prone to defect sites in the crystal which can lead to optical damage. To circumvent this, dopants can be incorporated into the crystal in a controlled manner, and in this work in collaboration with the Luxembourg Institute of Technology,…
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May 28, 2018 0

SCOM 2018

The second international workshop on Strong Coupling with Organic Molecules (SCOM 2018), hosted by the Surface Photonics group, has been carried out in Eindhoven. This workshop has attracted over 125 scientist from the whole world to discuss intensively during 3 days the latest developments on polaritonic physics. You can read more about this workshop in…
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April 20, 2018 0

The Surface Photonics group will host SCOM 2018

The international workshop strong coupling with organic molecules SCOM 2018 will be held in Eindhoven in April, 16-18. This conference will gather over 100 scientist working on the field of strong light-matter coupling.


March 16, 2018 0