Category: News

Working in the lab during lockdown

Check out our video on youtube about how to keep working in the laboratory during lockdown periods.


August 24, 2020 0

NWO Take-off grant for TeraNova

A take-off grant (phase 1) of NWO has been awarded to develop a market and technical analysis of the terahertz near-field microscope for the inspection of semiconductor thin films. This project will be done in close collaboration with our start-up company TeraNova b.v.


July 1, 2020 0

Bootcamp Hendrix Genetics

From 11th to 13th of February, the second PhotonDelta Application Bootcamp was held at TU/e. Niels van Hoof participated as an expert in the field, trying to come up with solutions for Hendrix Genetics with the use of integrated photonics. The challenge was set on measuring conventional egg properties. The company was enthusiastic about the…
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February 20, 2020 0

Abstract submission to SCOM 2020 open until January 31st.

SCOM 2020 is the third international workshop on strong coupling in organic materials. It will be held in Gothenburg in Sweden on 26-29 April 2020. It builds on the very successful workshops, SCOM16 and SCOM18, held in San Sebastian and in Eindhoven in 2016 and in 2018, respectively.   The workshop brings together researchers from different disciplines including…
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January 7, 2020 0

Photonics @ Dutch Design Week

We are proud that our work on photonics is presented at the Drivers of Change exhibition of the Dutch Design Week (DDW). The DDW is the biggest design event in Northern Europe. It attracts more than 350,000 visitors from home and abroad. The Drivers of Change exhibition of TU/e presents the latest developments in the…
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October 20, 2019 0

Our start-up TeraNova is founded

The first interdepartmental start-up company, TeraNova B.V., has been founded (www.teranova.nl). TeraNova B.V. is an initiative of the Applied Physics research group Photonics and Semiconductor Nanophysics (Prof. Jaime Gómez Rivas) and Electrical Engineering research group Integrated Circuits (Prof. Marion Matters-Kammerer). Besides Gómez Rivas and Matters-Kammerer, also Dr. Mohammad Ramezani (Photonics and Semiconductor Nanophysics) and Ing. Corné…
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September 18, 2019 0

Keynote presentation at IRMMW 2019

Stan ter Huurne has given a keynote presentation at the IRMMW conference in Paris. Stan presented the work that he done together with Niels van Hoof on modes with infinite lifetime (bound states in the continuum) at THz frequencies. Niels also presented the work on THz near-field microscopy.


September 14, 2019 0

Francesco Verdelli joins the group

On September 1st, Francesco Verdelli joined the Surface Photonics group. Francesco will work on a PhD project on polaritonic chemistry in collaboration with the group of Andrea Baldi. We welcome Francesco to the the group.


September 14, 2019 0

PEP lasing article top cited in 2018

Our manuscript Plasmon -Exciton-Polariton Lasing, describing the first demonstration of exciton polariton condensation in a plasmonic cavity, in on the top 15 most cited articles of Optica in 2018.


February 15, 2019 0

Sara Senoris Puentes starts PhD

Sara Senoris Puentes has joined the group Surface Photonics to complete a PhD. Sara has obtained her bachelor degree at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain) and her master at the University Autonoma of Madrid. We welcome Sara to the group.


February 5, 2019 0