Photonics

COORDINATOR

Sewell, Robert

CONTACT

Natalia García Tusquellas
The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss, 3
08860 Castelldefels

Tel: (+34) 93 554 22 10
E-mail: academicaffairs@icfo.eu

http://phd.icfo.eu/

Photonics is the science that studies light and its generation, propagation, manipulation and interaction with matter. The discipline produces multidisciplinary technology with applications in communications, industry, nanotechnology, biology, medicine and other fields. In recent decades, photonics has given rise to a myriad of applications that have a positive impact on our lives, even at the most everyday level. Examples of photonic solutions to present-day challenges include modern fibre optics–based communications systems, optical diagnostic and therapeutic tools used in medicine, laser-based production methods, metrology and optical sensors, and photovoltaic energy.

.The doctoral programme in Photonics of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) is delivered by the Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO) within the framework of the UPC Doctoral School. The ICFO is a research centre dedicated to the study of light sciences and technologies and has been recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence. Founded in 2002 by the Government of Catalonia and the UPC, the ICFO also hosts ambitious patronage programmes funded by the Cellex and Mir-Puig foundations of Barcelona. The Institute has a threefold mission: frontier research, knowledge and technology transfer, and postgraduate training, mainly at the doctoral level. The ICFO is currently one of the leading centres in the world in its field.

Theses are completed in the four research areas at the core of the doctoral programme in Photonics: biomedical photonics, quantum optics, nonlinear optics and nanophotonics. These four research areas focus primarily on photonic applications in healthcare, renewable energies and information technologies. Research is carried out within the framework of long-term programmes and medium-term projects in a range of fields, including quantum information technologies, advanced screens, nanophotonic devices, graphene photonics, remote sensors, solar cells, optoelectronics, integrated optics, ultrafast optics, super-resolution imaging techniques, and biomedical technologies for diagnosis and therapy.

General information

Access profile

The doctoral programme in Photonics is designed for students with outstanding academic records at the international level who wish to complete a doctoral project in a field related to photonics.

With respect to entrance qualifications, it should be noted that photonics is a very broad discipline and that the ICFO is made up of a number of research groups that work in the various branches of the photonic sciences. Accordingly, the doctoral programme in Photonics is open to applicants with a wide range of qualifications, including degrees in physics; electronic, electrical, materials and telecommunications engineering; mathematics, chemistry, biology, bioengineering and biophysics.

As for language skills, the ICFO is a research institute with a strongly international character and English is the language used for everyday communication. Students admitted to the doctoral programme in Photonics must therefore have a high level of written and spoken English.

As for career goals, the doctoral programme in Photonics admits both students who wish to pursue academic careers and those aiming to become future leaders in knowledge and technology transfer or R&D in the business environment.

When it comes to personal characteristics, we are looking for students with high potential, motivation and the drive to carry out a project of excellence at the highest international level.

Output profile

Doctoral candidates who complete a doctoral degree will have acquired the following competencies, which are needed to carry out quality research (Royal Decree 99/2011, of 28 January, which regulates official doctoral studies):

a) A systematic understanding of the field of study and a mastery of the research skills and methods related to the field.
b) An ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial process of research or creation.
c) An ability to contribute to pushing back the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
d) A capacity for critical analysis and an ability to assess and summarise new and complex ideas.
e) An ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general as regards their fields of knowledge in the manner and languages that are typical of the international scientific community to which they belong.
f) An ability to foster scientific, technological, social, artistic and cultural progress in academic and professional contexts within a knowledge-based society.

The award of a doctoral degree must equip the graduate for work in a variety of settings, especially those requiring creativity and innovation. Doctoral graduates must have at least acquired the personal skills needed to:

a) Develop in contexts in which there is little specific information.
b) Find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem.
c) Design, create, develop and undertake original, innovative projects in their field.
d) Work as part of a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context.
e) Integrate knowledge, deal with complexity and make judgements with limited information.
f) Offer criticism on and intellectually defend solutions.

Finally, with respect to competencies, doctoral students must:
a) have acquired advanced knowledge at the frontier of their discipline and demonstrated, in the context of internationally recognised scientific research, a deep, detailed and well-grounded understanding of theoretical and practical issues and scientific methodology in one or more research fields;
b) have made an original and significant contribution to scientific research in their field of expertise that has been recognised as such by the international scientific community;
c) have demonstrated that they are capable of designing a research project that serves as a framework for carrying out a critical analysis and assessment of imprecise situations, in which they are able to apply their contributions, expertise and working method to synthesise new and complex ideas that yield a deeper knowledge of the research context in which they work;
d) have developed sufficient autonomy to set up, manage and lead innovative research teams and projects and scientific collaborations (both national and international) within their subject area, in multidisciplinary contexts and, where appropriate, with a substantial element of knowledge transfer;
e) have demonstrated that they are able to carry out their research activity in a socially responsible manner and with scientific integrity;
f) have demonstrated, within their specific scientific context, that they are able to make cultural, social or technological advances and promote innovation in all areas within a knowledge-based society;
g) have demonstrated that they are able to participate in scientific discussions at the international level in their field of expertise and disseminate the results of their research activity to audiences of all kinds.

Number of places

30

Duration of studies and dedication regime

Duration
The maximum period of study for full-time doctoral studies is four years, counted from the date of first enrolment in the relevant programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited. The academic committee of the doctoral programme may authorise a doctoral candidate to pursue doctoral studies on a part-time basis. In this case, the maximum period of study is seven years from the date of first enrolment in the programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited. To calculate these periods, the date of deposit is considered to be the date on which the thesis is made publicly available for review.

If a doctoral candidate has a degree of disability equal to or greater than 33%, the maximum period of study is six years for full-time students and nine years for part-time students.

For full-time doctoral candidates, the minimum period of study is two years, counted from the date of an applicant's admission to the programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited; for part-time doctoral candidates it is four years.

When there are justified grounds for doing so, and the thesis supervisor and academic tutor have given their authorisation, doctoral candidates may request that the academic committee of their doctoral programme exempt them from the requirement to complete this minimum period of study.

Temporary disability leave and leave for the birth of a child, adoption or fostering for the purposes of adoption, temporary foster care, risk during pregnancy or infant feeding, gender violence and any other situation provided for in current regulations do not count towards these periods. Students who find themselves in any of these circumstances must notify the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which must inform the Doctoral School.

Doctoral candidates may request periods of temporary withdrawal from the programme for up to a total of two years. Requests must be justified and addressed to the academic committee responsible for the programme, which will decide whether or not to grant the candidate's request.

Extension of studies
If a doctoral candidate has not applied to deposit their thesis before the expiry of the deadlines specified in the previous section, the academic committee of the doctoral programme may, at the request of the doctoral candidate, authorise an extension of this deadline of one year under the conditions specified for the doctoral programme in question.

Dismissal from the doctoral programme
A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The doctoral candidate not having completed their annual enrolment or applied for a temporary interruption.
  • The doctoral candidate not having formalised annual enrolment on the day after the end of the authorisation to temporarily interrupt or withdraw from the programme.
  • The doctoral candidate receiving a negative reassessment after the deadline set by the academic committee of the doctoral programme to remedy the deficiencies that led to a previous negative assessment.
  • The doctoral candidate having been the subject of disciplinary proceedings leading to their suspension or permanent exclusion from the UPC.
  • A refusal to authorise the extensions applied for, in accordance with the provisions of Section 3.3 of these regulations.
  • The doctoral candidate not having submitted the research plan in the period established in Section 8.2 of these regulations.
  • The maximum period of study for the doctoral degree having ended, in accordance with the provisions of Section 3.4 of these regulations.

Dismissal from the programme means that the doctoral candidate cannot continue studying at the UPC and that their academic record will be closed. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission, and the committee must reevaluate the candidate in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

A doctoral candidate who has been dismissed due to having exceeded the time limit for completing doctoral studies or due to an unsatisfactory assessment may not be Academic Regulations for Doctoral Studies Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Page 17 of 33 admitted to the same doctoral programme until at least two years have elapsed from the date of dismissal, as provided for in sections 3.4 and 9.2 of these regulations.

Legal framework

Organization

COORDINATOR:
ACADEMIC COMMISSION OF THE PROGRAM:
STRUCTURAL UNITS:
  • Institute of Photonic Sciences (PROMOTORA)
SPECIFIC URL OF THE DOCTORAL PROGRAM:
http://phd.icfo.eu/

CONTACT:

Natalia García Tusquellas
The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss, 3
08860 Castelldefels

Tel: (+34) 93 554 22 10
E-mail: academicaffairs@icfo.eu


Agreements with other institutions

The ICFO has collaboration agreements in effect with a significant number of companies, including Leica Microsystems, Corning, Nikon-Izasa Grupo Sorigué, Accelerate Diagnostics, S.L., Fyla All-Fiber Ultrafast Lasers and GRAPHENEA. The Institute also participates in networks of excellence (Euro-BioImaging, Laserlab Europe, Corbel, etc.) and coordinates various Graphene Flagship and Quantum Flagship projects under the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme.

Access, admission and registration

Access profile

The doctoral programme in Photonics is designed for students with outstanding academic records at the international level who wish to complete a doctoral project in a field related to photonics.

With respect to entrance qualifications, it should be noted that photonics is a very broad discipline and that the ICFO is made up of a number of research groups that work in the various branches of the photonic sciences. Accordingly, the doctoral programme in Photonics is open to applicants with a wide range of qualifications, including degrees in physics; electronic, electrical, materials and telecommunications engineering; mathematics, chemistry, biology, bioengineering and biophysics.

As for language skills, the ICFO is a research institute with a strongly international character and English is the language used for everyday communication. Students admitted to the doctoral programme in Photonics must therefore have a high level of written and spoken English.

As for career goals, the doctoral programme in Photonics admits both students who wish to pursue academic careers and those aiming to become future leaders in knowledge and technology transfer or R&D in the business environment.

When it comes to personal characteristics, we are looking for students with high potential, motivation and the drive to carry out a project of excellence at the highest international level.

Access requirements

As a rule, applicants must hold a Spanish bachelor's degree or equivalent and a Spanish master's degree or equivalent, provided they have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on the two degrees (Royal Decree 43/2015, of 2 February).

Applicants who meet one or more of the following conditions are also eligible for admission:

a) Holders of official Spanish degrees or equivalent Spanish qualifications, provided they have passed 300 ECTS credits in total and they can prove they have reached Level 3 in the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education.
b) Holders of degrees awarded in foreign education systems in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), which do not require homologation, who can prove that they have reached Level 7 in the European Qualifications Framework, provided the degree makes the holder eligible for admission to doctoral studies in the country in which it was awarded.
c) Holders of degrees awarded in a country that does not belong to the EHEA, which do not require homologation, on the condition that the University is able to verify that the degree is of a level equivalent to that of official university master's degrees in Spain and that it makes the holder eligible for admission to doctoral studies in the country in which it was awarded.
d) Holders of another doctoral degree.
e) Holders of an official university qualification who, having been awarded a post as a trainee in the entrance examination for specialised medical training, have successfully completed at least two years of training leading to an official degree in a health sciences specialisation.

Note 1: Regulations for access to doctoral studies for individuals with degrees in bachelor's, engineering, or architecture under the system prior to the implementation of the EHEA (CG 47/02 2014).

Note 2: Agreement number 64/2014 of the Governing Council approving the procedure and criteria for assessing the academic requirements for admission to doctoral studies with non-homologated foreign degrees (CG 25/03 2014).

Legal framework

Admission criteria and merits assessment

Applications for admission to the doctoral programme in Photonics must be submitted through the website http://jobs.icfo.eu/, to which interested students are directed. Detailed information on specific vacancies available for doctoral students at any given time in each of the ICFO's research groups is published on this web page.

The following admission requirements are assessed on a yes/no basis and must be met to undertake the selection process:

• High level of English.
• High level of academic performance (GPA).
• Motivation to pursue doctoral studies in one of the fields of the doctoral programme.

In the first stage of the selection process, carried out by the admission body for the Photonics programme, requirements are assessed based on documents submitted in the application process, which are standardised to ensure that the assessment process is fair and unbiased. Accepted applications are assessed based on the following criteria, which carry equal weight:

• Previous research and cross-cutting experience (25%).

• Academic excellence and other achievements (25%).
• Statement of research interests (25%).
• Quality of references (25%).

In the second stage of the selection process, carried out by a selection committee appointed specifically for the call, assessment is based on the written proposals submitted by applicants (if applicable), their performance in an interview, and their answers to questions from the selection committee. The following criteria are considered and carry equal weight:

• Presentation of the research project (33%).
• Motivation to pursue doctoral studies in the chosen field and scientific interests (33%).
• Competencies and skills with respect to communication, independence, initiative and teamwork (33%).

Each of these points is assessed by assigning a score from 0 to 5 based on standardised scales. These scores are then combined (with equal weighting) to obtain the final result, which will determine the ranking of applicants.

Finally, measures are taken to ensure that the principles of transparency, efficiency and international compatibility set out in the European Charter for Researchers and the European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers are followed throughout the admission process for the doctoral programme in Photonics. The process will also be free of any discrimination based on gender or nationality.

Training complements

Students who hold one of the following UPC master’s degrees, which are linked to the doctoral programme, will not be required to complete bridging courses: Erasmus Mundus master's degree in Photonics; master's degree in Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics; master's degree in Engineering Physics; and master's degree in Quantum Science and Technology.

Neither will students who have completed a master's degree in photonics or physics from another university be required to complete bridging courses.

In the case of students who have completed a master's degree in another field – such as a master's degree in biomedical sciences or a multidisciplinary master's degree in experimental sciences – the applicant’s academic record and the project they propose to work on will be assessed, and the academic committee will determine on a case-by-case basis whether specific bridging courses must be completed. If the academic committee so determines, these students will be required to take one of the following subjects as a bridging course:

• Introduction to Photonics. Optics and Lasers (5 ECTS credits), from the master’s degree in Photonics
• Applied Photonics (5 ECTS credits), from the master's degree in Enabling Technologies for the Food and Bioprocessing Industry.

Enrolment period for new doctoral students

Enrolment is open year round, subject to the calendar established by the Doctoral School.

More information at the registration section for new doctoral students

Enrolment period

In September.

More information at the general registration section

Monitoring and evaluation of the doctoral student

Procedure for the preparation and defense of the research plan

Doctoral candidates must submit a research plan, which will be included in their doctoral student activity report, before the end of the first year. The plan may be improved over the course of the doctoral degree. It must be endorsed by the tutor and the supervisor, and it must include the method that is to be followed and the aims of the research.

At least one of these annual assessments will include a public presentation and defence of the research plan and work done before a committee composed of three doctoral degree holders, which will be conducted in the manner determined by each academic committee. The examination committee awards a Pass or Fail mark. A Pass mark is a prerequisite for continuing on the doctoral programme. Doctoral candidates awarded a Fail mark must submit a new research plan for assessment by the academic committee of the doctoral programme within six months.

The committee assesses the research plan every year, in addition to all of the other activities in the doctoral student activity report. Doctoral candidates who are awarded two consecutive Fail marks for the research plan will be obliged to definitely withdraw from the programme.

If they change the subject of their thesis, they must submit a new research plan.

Formation activities

The doctoral programme in Photonics does not specify any minimum requirements with respect to number of papers published, conferences attended, or other activities. However, the academic committee for the programme will seek to ensure that each thesis meets the highest international standards before it is accepted for oral defence.

The training activities that make up the programme (including details of their duration and whether they are compulsory or optional) are listed below.

Mobility, 3 months (optional)
Preparation and initial defence of research plan, 50 hours (compulsory)
Training in information skills, 1.5 hours (optional)
Research Methodology, 12 hours (optional)
Innovation and Creativity, 8 hours (optional)
Language and Communication Skills, 18 hours (optional)
Scientific seminars, 25 hours/year (optional)
ICONS seminars, 40 hours/year (optional)
Coffee sessions with prominent researchers, 2 hours/year (optional)
Programme-specific workshops, 1 day/year (optional)
Publications, 50 hours (compulsory)
PhD lectures, 65 hours/year (optional)
Outreach activities, 18 hours (optional)
Training in technical skills, 5 hours for each technique (optional)
Effective Oral Presentations, 10 hours (optional)
ICFO-ESADE: From Science to Business, 24 hours (optional)
Introduction to Patent Engineering and Management, 7.5 hours (optional)
Language courses, 40 hours (Spanish, Catalan and English; optional)
Research Integrity, 3 hours (compulsory)
Career Development, 10 hours (optional)
Resilience and Well-Being, 6 hours (optional)
Essential Transferable Skills for Early Career Researchers, 12 hours (optional).

Procedure for assignment of tutor and thesis director

The academic committee of the doctoral programme assigns a thesis supervisor to each doctoral candidate when they are admitted or enrol for the first time, taking account of the thesis supervision commitment referred to in the admission decision.

The thesis supervisor will ensure that training activities carried out by the doctoral candidate are coherent and suitable, and that the topic of the candidate’s doctoral thesis will have an impact and make a novel contribution to knowledge in the relevant field. The thesis supervisor will also guide the doctoral candidate in planning the thesis and, if necessary, tailoring it to any other projects or activities undertaken. The thesis supervisor will generally be a UPC professor or researcher who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience. This includes PhD-holding staff at associated schools (as determined by the Governing Council) and UPC-affiliated research institutes (in accordance with corresponding collaboration and affiliation agreements). When thesis supervisors are UPC staff members, they also act as the doctoral candidate’s tutor.

PhD holders who do not meet these criteria (as a result of their contractual relationship or the nature of the institution to which they are attached) must be approved by the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee in order to participate in a doctoral programme as researchers with documented research experience.

The academic committee of the doctoral programme may approve the appointment of a PhD-holding expert who is not a UPC staff member as a candidate’s thesis supervisor. In such cases, the prior authorisation of the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee is required. A UPC staff member who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience must also be proposed to act as a co-supervisor, or as the doctoral candidate’s tutor if one has not been assigned.

A thesis supervisor may step down from this role if there are justified reasons (recognised as valid by the committee) for doing so. If this occurs, the academic committee of the doctoral programme will assign the doctoral candidate a new thesis supervisor.

Provided there are justified reasons for doing so, and after hearing any relevant input from the doctoral candidate, the academic committee of the doctoral programme may assign a new thesis supervisor at any time during the period of doctoral study.

If there are academic reasons for doing so (an interdisciplinary topic, joint or international programmes, etc.) and the academic committee of the programme gives its approval, an additional thesis supervisor may be assigned. Supervisors and co-supervisors have the same responsibilities and academic recognition.

The maximum number of supervisors of a doctoral thesis is two: a supervisor and a co-supervisor.

For theses carried out under a cotutelle agreement or as part of an Industrial Doctorate, if necessary and if the agreement foresees it this maximum number of supervisors may not apply. This notwithstanding, the maximum number of supervisors belonging to the UPC is two.

More information at the PhD theses section

Permanence

The maximum period of study for full-time doctoral studies is four years, counted from the date of first enrolment in the relevant programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited. The academic committee of the doctoral programme may authorise a doctoral candidate to pursue doctoral studies on a part-time basis. In this case, the maximum period of study is seven years from the date of first enrolment in the programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited. To calculate these periods, the date of deposit is considered to be the date on which the thesis is made publicly available for review.

If a doctoral candidate has a degree of disability equal to or greater than 33%, the maximum period of study is six years for full-time students and nine years for part-time students.

If a doctoral candidate has not applied to deposit their thesis before the expiry of the deadlines specified in the previous section, the academic committee of the doctoral programme may, at the request of the doctoral candidate, authorise an extension of this deadline of one year under the conditions specified for the doctoral programme in question.

Dismissal from the doctoral programme
A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The doctoral candidate not having completed their annual enrolment or applied for a temporary interruption.
  • The doctoral candidate not having formalised annual enrolment on the day after the end of the authorisation to temporarily interrupt or withdraw from the programme.
  • The doctoral candidate receiving a negative reassessment after the deadline set by the academic committee of the doctoral programme to remedy the deficiencies that led to a previous negative assessment.
  • The doctoral candidate having been the subject of disciplinary proceedings leading to their suspension or permanent exclusion from the UPC.
  • A refusal to authorise the extensions applied for, in accordance with the provisions of Section 3.3 of these regulations.
  • The doctoral candidate not having submitted the research plan in the period established in Section 8.2 of these regulations.
  • The maximum period of study for the doctoral degree having ended, in accordance with the provisions of Section 3.4 of these regulations.

Dismissal from the programme means that the doctoral candidate cannot continue studying at the UPC and that their academic record will be closed. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission, and the committee must reevaluate the candidate in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

A doctoral candidate who has been dismissed due to having exceeded the time limit for completing doctoral studies or due to an unsatisfactory assessment may not be Academic Regulations for Doctoral Studies Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Page 17 of 33 admitted to the same doctoral programme until at least two years have elapsed from the date of dismissal, as provided for in sections 3.4 and 9.2 of these regulations.

Legal framework

Learning resources

In addition to the support units and services available at the UPC, the ICFO administration team is made up of staff with a high level of specialisation in various fields who provide specific and accessible assistance to students of the doctoral programme in Photonics. Specifically, the ICFO offers the following services and facilities:

• Human Resources and Education Unit: academic and hiring procedures, permits for foreign nationals, accommodation-related matters, predoctoral grants for doctoral studies, and mobility grants for doctoral students.
• Knowledge and Technology Transfer Unit: https://www.icfo.eu/lang/industry
• ICFO Projects Unit: responsible for seeking funding opportunities, advising researchers on preparation of proposals, and processing applications.

Doctoral students in the Photonics programme also have access to the NanoFabrication Lab, the Super-Resolution Light Microscopy and Nanoscopy Research Facility, the Advanced Engineering Lab, the Biology Lab, the Chemistry Lab and the Post-Processing Lab: https://www.icfo.eu/lang/research/facilities

Doctoral Theses

List of authorized thesis for defense

  • CHETIA, SUMANA: New multi-modal neuroimaging approaches combining photonics and electrophysiology to study the basics of neurovascular coupling
    Author: CHETIA, SUMANA
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 09/05/2024
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: DURDURAN, TURGUT
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: COELHO MESQUITA, RICKSON
         SECRETARI: CAMPELO AUBARELL, FELIX
         VOCAL: GOROSTIZA LANGA, PAU
    Thesis abstract: Brain is a crucial organ that controls all body functions. Its health is influenced by multiple factors, and any abnormality in them can negatively impact its smooth and seamless functioning, causing pathological conditions. So, tools and techniques have also been developed in order to explore its structure and functions. Due to the complexity of the brain, its study comprises of a highly diverse field of research. This doctoral work is based on a particular category of this field that focuses on development and usage of neuromonitoring tools to visualize its activity and status. Optical imaging is an ever growing and robust neuromonitoring methodology that includes a range of techniques, which monitor brain activity by tracking cerebral hemodynamics, which is known to form a close relationship with neural activity due to 'neurovascular coupling¿. The primary focus of this doctoral study is to develop new multi-modal neuroimaging modalities to explore the complex activities that occur within the brain. Undoubtedly, 'neurovascular coupling¿ is a fundamental concept that depicts the link relating neural activity and hemodynamics, and this link needs to be fully understood in order to interpret on brain status or function during health or pathology. This coupling has always been a crucial aspect for exploration by the neuroscientists. In this doctoral study, investigation of the neurovascular coupling was carried out during a specific brain state when slow wave activity prevails in the cerebral cortex, which is observed during non-repetitive eye movement sleep or deep anesthesia. This cortical activity is related to vital functions of the brain to maintain its health, and its disruption leads to pathologies related to sleep and cognition.In this doctoral study, cortical slow wave activity was investigated by simultaneously monitoring neural activity and hemodynamics, by building a platform that consists of synchronized electrophysiology and optical imaging systems for experiments on rodents. Spatial and temporal assessment of neurovascular relationship was carried out during both spontaneous unperturbed cortical state during slow wave activity and during externally perturbed state. It was observed that the neuronal firing periods of this cortical activity lead to a hike in the cerebral blood flow during both spontaneous and evoked states, and this response was quantified in detail. In addition, hemodynamic response function was plotted for further understanding. Note that both electrophysiology and optical imaging were able to continuously and simultaneously monitor brain activity at multiple cortical locations over a large region of the rodent brain, and so, helped in carrying out spatial comparisons.In addition to this project, this doctoral study also involved development of a hybrid diffuse optics-based tomographic system that can simultaneously monitor both cerebral blood flow and cerebral blood oxygenation. It can execute tomographic monitoring as both high density-speckle contrast optical tomography (HD-SCOT) and high density- diffuse optical tomography (HD-DOT) systems in parallel. This The high density-speckle contrast optical tomography and diffuse optical tomography (HD-SCOT/DOT) device was developed to explore brain activity and address complex brain functions related to the neurovascular unit during preclinical experimental studies in small animal models. It is a novel hybrid diffuse optics-based device, and its development during this doctoral study included all related tasks ranging from building the device instrumentation to developing its control system and user-device interface. The functionality of this device was also tested through experiments on tunable tissue-mimicking liquid phantoms and through in-vivo experiments on rodents. This device has the potential for usage in studies focused on investigation of oxygen metabolism in the brain in future.
  • KNAPP, CHRISTIAN: Quantitative Fluorescence Imaging of Spatiotemporal Dynamics of DNA Damage and DNA Replication in Health and Disease
    Author: KNAPP, CHRISTIAN
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 30/04/2024
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: GARCÍA PARAJO, MARÍA | CAMPELO AUBARELL, FELIX
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MANZO, CARLO
         SECRETARI: KRIEG, MICHAEL
         VOCAL: SIMÖES DA SILVA CARDOSO, MARIA CRISTINA
    Thesis abstract: Genomic instability, caused by DNA damage, is the main determinant for cancer and aging. To safeguard genomic integrity, cells evolved complex mechanisms to ensure error-free DNA replication and DNA damage repair. However, cells are not always able to repair DNA damage, and have to halt proliferation in a state of senescence, or perform the programmed cell death, apoptosis, to prevent giving rise to tumors and to protect the organism. Yet, this loss of proliferative potential ultimately leads to aging of the organism.The significance of DNA damage repair is underlined by mutations in genes encoding DNA repair proteins, which lead to premature aging diseases associated with a wide spectrum of early-onset age-related diseases. Notably, Hutchinson-Gildford progeria syndrome (HGPS), the most severe premature aging disease, is not caused by mutations in a DNA repair protein, but in the nuclear intermediate filament protein lamin A. Nonetheless, DNA damage is considered a main driver of this disease.The affected protein lamin A is a main component of the nuclear lamina, which is an intermediate filament meshwork and one of the layers of the nuclear envelope which surrounds the nucleus. To date, the pathological mechanism how the mutant form of lamin A leads to DNA damage in HGPS is poorly understood.Here, we propose our hypothesis that this mutations disturbs the interactions between the nuclear lamina and peripheral DNA in a manner that mechanically interferes with the local progression of DNA replication sites. Consequently, our hypothesis predicts that DNA damage predominantly arises during DNA replication of peripheral DNA in close proximity to the nuclear lamina. This creates a spatial correlation between the occurrence of DNA damage and the nuclear periphery, as well as a temporal correlation with DNA replication of peripheral DNA which occurs during late S-phase of the cell cycle.Hence, in Chapter 3, we present our approach to characterize the spatiotemporal dynamics of DNA damage throughout the cell cycle. This approach employs simple reporter cell models of DNA damage and DNA replication, along with long-term multi-color fluorescence live cell imaging microcopy, and a quantitative analysis pipeline. This analysis pipeline monitors and follows cells over multiple days and quantifies DNA damage foci formed by fluorescent DNA damage repair proteins, and employs machine learning-based algorithms to classify distribution patterns of the DNA replication protein PCNA to perform post hoc in silico synchronization of cell cycles. In Chapter 4, we describe how we employed this approach to quantify DNA damage foci and to characterize their distributions throughout the cell cycle in cell models of HGPS. We conducted these experiments under different conditions and with different cell lines, however we could not detect differences between HGPS cell models and healthy controls. Finally, we discuss our findings as well as technical and biological aspects of our approach in the context of literature.In Chapter 5, we present an approach which we developed to study the influence of the mutant form of lamin A on the mobility of DNA replication sites, and thus to test the mechanical aspects of our hypothesis. This approach is based on single molecule tracking of the DNA replication protein PCNA. While we could not detect differences between HGPS cell models and healthy controls with this approach, we revealed two slow mobility states of PCNA within DNA replication sites. These two mobility states are consistent the the PCNA meshwork model proposed by Boehm et al. in 2016 and may represent DNA replication condensates.Finally, in Chapter 6, we summarize the main results of this thesis and discuss future and potential applications of our approaches to advance our understanding of the cell cycle-dependent dynamics of genome maintenance, and the structural organization of DNA replication sites.
  • LIN, LI CHUN: Deciphering the role of mechanical stress during ageing and in neurodegenerative diseases
    Author: LIN, LI CHUN
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 29/04/2024
    Reading date: pending
    Reading time: pending
    Reading place: pending
    Thesis director: KRIEG, MICHAEL
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MARTÍN BLANCO, ENRIQUE
         SECRETARI: SANDOVAL ÁLVAREZ, ÁNGEL
         VOCAL: PEREZ BROWNE, MARCOS FRANCISCO
    Thesis abstract: The locomotion of Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) offers a unique platform for studying complex postures and motor behaviors. In this study, I investigated locomotor patterns across different ages and genetic backgrounds of C. elegans, utilizing customized tracking systems and advanced analysis techniques. A comprehensive examination of locomotion behaviors was conducted using the eigenworm approach. Eigenworms are the principal components of the animals¿ posture space. I identified specific eigenworms associated with forward movement, turning, and exaggerated bends. Notably, spectrin-mutant animals showed a strong correlation between their bending movements and a specific eigenworm for turning in wild-type animals. These findings suggest that eigenworms offer a universal framework to compare different types of worm movement and assess the effects of mutations. This paves the way for a more informative analysis of worm behavior, especially when combined with studies of neuronal networks.Additionally, I explored the role of proprioception in coordinating motor activities within C. elegans, employing genetic and modeling approaches. The focus of my research was to elucidate the mechanisms underlying proprioceptive feedback, including mechanical stress and neuronal signaling, with a focus on age-related deficits. My findings elucidate that the spectral network associated with a singular proprioceptive DVA interneuron, which modulates tension and compression states, serves as a critical determinant of body posture. Intriguingly, a striking resemblance was observed between animals of early ageing and the mutant animals for ß-spectrin, where both animals crawled with exaggerated body bends. Moreover, I show that proprioceptive neurons are found to encode body posture and exhibit age-dependent structural and functional alterations, including protein aggregation and decreased mechanical tension. Notably, spectrin, a cytoskeletal component, emerges as a key player in maintaining proprioceptive integrity during ageing.Furthermore, I investigated the molecular pathways underlying age-associated proprioceptive defects, more specifically, the role CLP-1 protease in the cleavage of UNC-70/ß-spectrin in ageing animals. Conditional knockout of clp-1 in DVA interneuron revealed altered locomotor behaviors, along with the pan-neuronal knockout of clp-1. Given the role of spectrin in proprioception through DVA interneuron suggests that clp-1 regulates spectrin in age-related neurodegeneration. Lastly, I explored the effect of ectopic expression of human ¿ßcrystalline on ageing. We hypothesized that ¿ß-crystallin (HSPB5), a small heat shock protein (sHsp), will stabilize ß-spectrin and shield it from clp-1 proteolytic degradation during ageing. I ectopically expressed the constitutively active 3E mutant of ¿ß-crystallin pan-neuronally or specifically in DVA. Through locomotion analysis of animals from young adult to adult day 6, I observed a modest rescue in the locomotion behavioral pattern in both DVA specific and pan-neuronally expressed ¿ß-crystallin animals. We speculate that constitutively active ¿ß-crystallin may bind to proteolytically vulnerable domains/residues of the UNC-70 protein, providing protection against proteases such as clp-1. Collectively, these findings contribute to our understanding of proprioceptive mechanisms in ageing and offer insights into potential therapeutic targets for age-related neurodegenerative diseases.

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List of lodged theses

  • GRATSEA, AIKATERINI: Introducing tools to quantify the performance of quantum computing algorithms and their applications.
    Author: GRATSEA, AIKATERINI
    Thesis file: (contact the Doctoral School to confirm you have a valid doctoral degree and to get the link to the thesis)
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Deposit date: 15/05/2024
    Deposit END date: 29/05/2024
    Thesis director: LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ | HÜMBELI, PATRICK
    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: TORRONTEGUI MUÑOZ, ERIK
         SECRETARI: ACÍN DAL MASCHIO, ANTONIO
         VOCAL: TOMZA, MICHAL
    Thesis abstract: In this thesis, I focused on introducing tools to quantify the performance of quantum computing algorithms and their applications. The main focus is on two of the most popular application areas of quantum computing, quantum machine learning and quantum chemistry. To this end, I analyze the properties of quantum machine learning models by following statistical method techniques, which can help us build our understanding of the capabilities of such quantum models. Moreover, I introduce the teacher-student scheme as a computational tool to benchmark the performance of different quantum models and their training capabilities. Until large-scale benchmarking is available, these tools can help us understand the potential of quantum machine learning and guide the research in the right direction. Next, in recent years substantial effort have been devoted to the development of quantum algorithms for quantum chemistry applications. I introduce tools to assess the utility of various combinations of quantum chemistry algorithms. I perform extensive numerical simulations on computationally affordable systems of intermediate size to explore how quantum methods can accelerate tasks of quantum chemistry. These works set a foundation from which to further explore the requirements to achieve quantum advantage in quantum chemistry. Finally, I discuss how research in quantum computing has tended to fall into one of two camps: near-term intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) and fault-tolerant quantum computing (FTQC). Through a quantum chemistry application, I explore how to use quantum computers in transition between these two eras, namely the early fault-tolerant quantum computing (EFTQC) regime.

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List of defended theses by year

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  • AVTZI, STYLIANI: Hybrid diffuse optics methods to assess the emergence of dementia in older adults
    Author: AVTZI, STYLIANI
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 03/05/2024
    Thesis director: DURDURAN, TURGUT

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: BUSQUETS FACIABÉN, ALBERT
         SECRETARI: ARTIGAS GARCIA, DAVID
         VOCAL: ARMENDOLA, CATERINA
    Thesis abstract: Hybrid diffuse optical devices offer a non-invasive and continuous and cost-effective method for monitoring cerebral blood flow and metabolism on the bedside use and realistic simulation applications. The incorporation of diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS) and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in these devices extends their versatility. This PhD project focused on utilizing diffuse optics to assess brain activity during functional and stress tests in older populations.Ageing is the primary risk factor for various brain conditions such as stroke, cognitive disorders, and mobility issues. As the population becomes increasingly older, these age-related pathologies are becoming a significant social and economic burden. The underlying assumption is that microvascular damage and changes in brain blood flow regulation contribute significantly to an increased risk of cerebrovascular diseases, cognitive and mobility disorders. This underscores the importance of creating a widely accessible monitoring system and associated protocols able to detect these changes early on, ultimately leading to personalised interventions. Two multi-disciplinary studies were performed during my doctorate studies to identify alterations in the haemodynamic parameters of older adults in response to existing pathologies.Microvascular cerebral blood flow (CBF) in a cohort of younger and older adults (>65 y.o.) with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in overall good health was monitored during functional and stress tests. It was observed that CBF of older adults with MCI could not recover to baseline conditions compared to younger participants indicating possible autoregulation and vasoreactivity problems similar to those previously observed in chronic sleep apnea and chronic carotid stenosis patients. CBF measurements during functional cognitive tasks revealed gender differences. For a given test MCI participants presented a statistically higher response than normocognitive (NC) subjects. The combination of these results favour the "inefficiency hypothesis" that suggests that older adults activate the brain networks as NC individuals to cope with behavioural demands but with increased activity. A new hybrid diffuse optics device was developed combining a custom-made fast-DCS with a commercial NIRS device along with external devices for physiological signal recordings in the second study. The project aimed to measure changes in cerebral haemodynamics in older adults with Motoric Risk Syndrome (MCR) during functional cognitive and motor tasks protocols to evaluate the pre-post impact at 3 and 6 months of physical exercise alone or combined with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDC). Results revealed higher CBF but not oxy-haemoglobin (HbO2) responses in dual tasks (DT) compared to single (ST). There were no differences between groups at baseline and 3 months but statistically different responses in CBF were observed at 6 months for both intervention groups compared to the control group but not in HbO2 response, indicating that intervention affects CBF response possibly due to improvements of vascular health, highlighting the importance of physical activity and transcranial stimulation on the maintenance of vascular health. A big part of my research focused on the development of new algorithms for de-contaminating the measured data from extracerebral signal to develop an optimal model to minimise the effect for both studies. In summary this study proves the capability of hybrid optics to capture the evoked haemodynamic responses in the pre-frontal cortex and offers insights into the use of techniques to assess cognitive function in older adults, specifically those with MCI and MCR. The findings highlight the complex relationship between blood flow responses and cognitive activities suggesting that compensatory mechanisms may play a role in individuals facing cognitive challenges. Future research in these areas holds promise, for enhanc

  • BODENSTEDT, SVEN: Optically detected nuclear magnetic resonance above and far below earth's magnetic field: spin dynamics and relaxation in unconventional regimes
    Author: BODENSTEDT, SVEN
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/690592
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 15/02/2024
    Thesis director: MITCHELL, MORGAN | TAYLER, MICHAEL

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: LEVITT, MALCOLM HARRIS
         SECRETARI: GARCÍA DE ARQUER, FRANCISCO PELAYO
         VOCAL: SAUER, KAREN LOUISE
    Thesis abstract: This thesis describes theoretical background, simulations, experimental apparatus and measurements of nuclear spin dynamics via optically pumped magnetometers in unconventional magnetic field regimes. It is divided into four parts: Magnetometry, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Nuclear Relaxation Dispersion, and Nuclear Spin Control, each looking at different aspects of this topic.The magnetometry section describes how through integration of techniques from DC spin-exchange relaxation-free and rf magnetometers, a widely tunable magnetometer is developed that offers a nearly flat response from DC up to few kHz with a sensitivity of less than 20 fT ¿Hz. Within this range, it surpasses the capabilities of inductive detection methods and eliminates the necessity for cryogenic temperatures that are required for superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDs).The subsequent part employs the magnetometer for conducting nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy experiments involving coupled nuclear spin systems. A comprehensive analysis is undertaken to ascertain the optimal magnetic field that yields the most precise determination of the J-coupling constant. It is shown that for some systems the ultra-low field regime offers advantages compared to the zero- and high-field regime.A key factor in choosing the optimal field is the nuclear spin relaxation¿s strong field dependency, explored in the thesis¿s third part. This section thoroughly examines this subject in the unconventional ultra-low field range, discussing long-lived coherences and the impact of long correlations in molecular dynamics. The thesis experimentally investigates this by adapting the established fast-field cycling method to ultra-low fields and combining it with optical detection.The thesis¿ s final part focuses on enhancing nuclear spin dynamics manipulation through advanced methods that ensure selective, efficient, accurate, and fault-tolerant spin control. Ultra-low fields possess unique attributes, making even basic techniques like spin-selective resonant pulses challenging to implement. To address this, novel concepts were devised, enabling effective spin control in the ultra-low field range, rivaling or surpassing high-field counterparts. The efficiency of theseimproved pulse sequences is demonstrated in dynamical decoupling, polarimetry, and spectral filtering experiments.

  • FRAXANET MORALES, JOANA: Quantum many-body approaches to non-conventional topological phases of matter
    Author: FRAXANET MORALES, JOANA
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 12/04/2024
    Thesis director: LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ | DAUPHIN, ALEXANDRE

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: SANTOS SANCHEZ, LUIS
         SECRETARI: CHANG, DARRICK
         VOCAL: HAUKE, PHILIPP HANS-JÜRGEN
    Thesis abstract: In recent years, the evolution of quantum technologies has resulted in an unprecedented control over individual quantum particles and many-body systems. This remarkable progress has given rise to a new era, marked by the convergence of classical and quantum methodologies to investigate fundamental questions concerning the nature of quantum matter, improving our understanding of the role of entanglement in solid-state systems or the mechanisms behind high-energy physics. From analog quantum simulators to digital quantum computers, these advancements hold potential across diverse domains.This thesis explores the interplay between classical and quantum methods in understanding topological phases of matter. We concentrate on three distinct directions: non-conventional topological superconductors, interaction-induced topologicalphases in ultracold atom quantum simulators, and applications of variational quantum algorithms. Each trajectory relies on the combination of different techniques with the aim of understanding and characterizing topological phenomena indifferent settings.Exploring non-conventional topological superconductors involves extending the paradigmatic Kitaev chain model by incorporating additional terms in the Hamiltonian such as long-range interactions and quasi-periodic potentials. This investigation is relevant to better understand the impact of real-world conditions on the both the topological and localization properties of systems hosting non-local Majorana modes, which are promising candidates for topological quantum computation.In the realm of interacting systems, we explore the realization of interaction-induced topological phases in systems of ultracold atoms in optical lattices, both in one and two dimensions. The remarkable control and versatility of such platforms enable the simulation of both theoretical topological models and strongly correlated physics.Notably, the interplay between interactions and topology can give rise to intriguing phenomena, such as delocalized fractional charges and gapless topological phases,challenging existing intuition. We employ advanced numerical methods based on tensor networks to benchmark the experimental proposals that open the door to the realization and detection of novel many-body phases of matter, including topological quantum critical points and a higher-order topological Peierls insulator in Bose-Hubbard models with long-range interactions.Variational quantum algorithms, conversely, have the potential to efficiently tackle a wide range of problems, including ground state search, phase classification or accessing topological invariants. Despite current limitations in trainability and scalability, these hybrid classical-quantum algorithms provide practical insights into current quantum hardware capabilities and can inspire future architectures. We explore the application of variational quantum algorithms to shed light on topological phenomena, raising questions about their ability to discern topological phase transitions and compute topological invariants in situations where classical approaches fail.This thesis presents a comprehensive exploration of distinct approaches to topological quantum matter by leveraging quantum technologies and quantum-inspired classical algorithms. Our results not only advance our understanding of quantumsystems but also pave the way for the realization and discovery of novel physics extending to quantum information processing, materials science, and beyond.

  • GRAHAM, CHRISTINA LOUISE: Transparent surfaces based on ultrathin materials with tailored optical and biological functionalities
    Author: GRAHAM, CHRISTINA LOUISE
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/690493
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 23/01/2024
    Thesis director: PRUNERI, VALERIO

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MANNELLI, ILARIA
         SECRETARI: GARCÍA DE ARQUER, FRANCISCO PELAYO
         VOCAL: ST CLAIR, TODD PARRISH
    Thesis abstract: The properties of ultrathin materials present exciting opportunities to develop multifunctional surfaces. In addition, the use of plastic and thin glass as transparent substrates has the potential to extend the use of ultrathin materials beyond conventional substrates and provide vital advancements to existing and emerging technologies across a wide range of sectors. One of the main challenges facing next-generation transparent substrates is the substantially reduced temperature processing window which is not compatible with materials requiring high fabrication temperatures. This thesis describes the development of fabrication techniques to obtain ultrathin materials on low thermal budget transparent substrates to create surfaces with advanced optical and biological functionalities. More specifically, this thesis describes: ¿ A novel, low temperature transfer technique onto flexible substrates for ultrathin materials such as graphene, MoS2 and nanostructured metals that were previously grown at a much higher temperature. The universality of the method extends the use of these ultrathin materials to a wide range of technologically relevant substrates such as cover glass for display modules and polymeric substrates for next generation foldable and bendable electronics. ¿ A novel approach to naturally increase electrical conductivity of transparent surfaces based on graphene, without the need of post-treatment, electrical gating or high temperatures. Notably, the method achieves a conductivity of comparable magnitude or greater than what is reported in previous studies. Furthermore, the increase in electrical conductivity is realised simply by utilizing an ion-exchanged substrate, a technologically relevant transparent glass substrate that is widely used in touch screen displays (e.g. smart phones). ¿ A low temperature metal dewetting technique to obtain transparent antimicrobial nanostructured coatings on a cover glass substrate for display modules. The durability of the coatings was evaluated under conditions designed to simulate real-world use cases such as capacitive touch displays. The results show that the coatings were capable of substantially retaining optical properties of the underlying substrate, such as haze, neutral colour, and visible light transmission, as well as retaining antimicrobial properties after repeated contact with external objects such as, for example, when wiping with a towel or cloth, or touching with human fingers.The results of this thesis demonstrate the implementation of ultrathin and nanostructured materials, such as graphene and nanostructured metals onto a wide range of technologically relevant transparent substrates, by methods that are industrially scalable and compatible with low temperature processing. At the same time, surfaces are engineered with advanced optical and biological functionalities that are relevant for applications such as transparent electrodes and antimicrobial coatings.

  • KUMAR, GAURAV: Colloidal quantum dots based bolometers
    Author: KUMAR, GAURAV
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/690664
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 11/03/2024
    Thesis director: KONSTANTATOS, GERASIMOS

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: MIHI, AGUSTIN
         SECRETARI: GARCÍA DE ARQUER, FRANCISCO PELAYO
         VOCAL: DI STASIO, FRANCESCO
    Thesis abstract: Bolometer technology, crucial for uncooled thermal detection in thermography, industrial inspection, monitoring, and surveillance applications, relies on thermistors primarily made of VOx, a-Si, and Si/SiGe QWs materials. Sustained growth demands the exploration of new material platforms and continuous improvements in device development strategies. Recently, the scientific community has recognized colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) as a disruptive technology, highlighted by the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Their tunable properties have led to the creation of cutting-edge devices such as photodetectors, solar cells, and lasers. Furthermore, the COVID-19 outbreak emphasized the urgent need for affordable and compact thermal sensing devices, underscoring the importance of uncooled thermal detectors for the welfare of humankind. CQDs have been investigated here as a new material platform for infrared (IR) bolometer devices. Following this, the CQD films with varying sizes of the QDs were first examined for their temperature-dependent behaviour, which revealed a size-dependent resistivity and temperature-coefficient of resistance (TCR) and exhibited a sharp rise in these parameters for QDs smaller than ~4.5 nm. The lateral geometry devices thus prepared showed TCR values > 4 %/K but with high resistivity (resistance) values > M¿ (< G¿). To modulate the activation energy (Ea) and TCR effectively, a potential barrier structure was developed with QDs of different sizes stacked alternatively on top of each other and referred to as a QPBT structure. This configuration allowed precise modulation of the potential energy landscape for the charge carriers. Various geometrical parameters such as barrier height and width, and no. of barrier layers were found to affect its performance. This structure also helped in mitigating the problem of high-pixel resistance with lateral geometry. For IR absorption, a metal-insulator-metal-based plasmonic metamaterial absorber (MIM-PMA) has been developed by utilizing QDs for the dielectric spacer of the structure. Two types of absorber geometries have been studied and the results from FDTD-based simulations and fabricated structures have been compared. The first type of geometry utilizes one type of QDs as a dielectric layer and is designed to fit on top of the QPBT structure to perform photothermal conversion. The second geometry utilizes the QPBT structure itself as the dielectric layer and thus integrates the absorber and thermistor structures to simplify the fabrication process in addition to other distinct advantages. Further, the integration of the QPBT and MA structures has been demonstrated. The ease of integration of CQDs-based components allowed the fabrication of fully functional devices. The completed bolometer devices displayed IR sensing properties through thermal detection and the device current exhibited a peak at a wavelength corresponding to the resonant wavelength of the MA structure implying a successful integration. The devices showed fast time response with ~4 ms time response and peak detectivity around ~10^4 Jones. Although the devices showed lower detectivity than commercial bolometer devices, an improvement in the device performance is expected with further optimization of the device geometry. In summary, this thesis explores the suitability of QDs for bolometer technology, laying the groundwork for expanding QD technology horizons. The work presented here is anticipated to contribute to the continuous advancement and improvement of uncooled IR sensing devices and pave the way for low-cost development and wider dissemination of IR bolometer technology.

  • LOWINSKI, JAN WOJCIECH: Nonlinear optics with a Rydberg ensemble for quantum information processing purposes
    Author: LOWINSKI, JAN WOJCIECH
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/690496
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 19/01/2024
    Thesis director: DE RIEDMATTEN, HUGUES

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: DÜRR, STEPHAN CLAUS
         SECRETARI: CHANG, DARRICK
         VOCAL: ADAMS, CHARLES STUART
    Thesis abstract: Photons have emerged as the main candidates for carrying quantum information due to their weak interaction with the environment. Unfortunately, their limited interaction with one another poses challenges for photonic quantum information processing. One of the possible solutions lies in the unique behavior of interacting Rydberg excitations in cold atomic ensembles, where strong nonlinearities enable engineering interactions among individual photons. This phenomenon makes Rydberg ensembles a promising platform for quantum information applications, notably in long-distance quantum communication. This thesis presents a series of experiments that explore and exploit Rydberg-mediated interactions, all with the long-term objective of building an efficient quantum repeater. The thesis begins with a concise theory overview of Rydberg and ensemble physics. This is followed by an explanation of the experimental setup. I discuss how, building upon a previously existing setup, we improved the stability and spectral properties of our laser system, along with enhancing the quality of the atomic ensemble. The introductory section of the thesis concludes with a description of two different single-photon generation methods and an in-depth review of various decoherence mechanisms impacting Rydberg ensemble excitations. The single-photon generation performance has been improved by the modifications implemented in the setup, resulting in higher generation rates and better single-photon purity. Supported by experimental data and a careful analysis of experimental parameters, we identify the most probable sources of significant decoherence and suggest potential strategies for mitigation. In our initial experiment, we achieve the storage and subsequent retrieval of an on-demand single photon. This photon is generated through the collective excitation of Rydberg states in one cold atomic ensemble, and it is stored in a low-noise Raman quantum memory situated in another cold atomic ensemble. Our results show the capability to store and retrieve these single photons while maintaining a high signal-to-noise ratio of up to 26 and preserving strong antibunching characteristics. We also explore the built-in temporal beam splitting capabilities of the Raman memory and successfully use the memory to control the single photon waveshape. In the second experiment, we demonstrate for the first time an interaction and storage of single photons in a highly non-linear medium based on cold Rydberg atoms. We employ the DLCZ protocol in a cold atomic ensemble to create single photons, guiding them to another ensemble for storage in a highly excited Rydberg state under conditions of electromagnetically induced transparency. By studying the statistics of the light retrieved from the Rydberg atoms, we show for the first time single-photon filtering with non-classical input light. Moreover, through Monte Carlo simulation, we get an intuitive understanding of the effect of the (partial) Rydberg blockade upon the Fock state distribution of arbitrary input light pulses. This allows us to conclude that the response of the medium is determined by the input Fock state distribution, what confirms the established understanding of Rydberg ensemble nonlinearity. This demonstration can be seen as a step towards realization of deterministic photon-photon gates based on Rydberg ensembles with single photon inputs. The results presented in this thesis affirm the potential of Rydberg ensembles to become central elements of future quantum networks, both as single photon sources and processing nodes. Furthermore, auxiliary outcomes provide an additional understanding of the Rydberg ensemble physics and offer insight into limitations that we need to overcome to improve further our setup.

  • REQUENA POZO, BORJA: A machine learning ride in the physics theme park: from quantum to biophysics
    Author: REQUENA POZO, BORJA
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 24/04/2024
    Thesis director: LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ | MUÑOZ GIL, GORKA

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: VOLPE, GIOVANNI
         SECRETARI: ACÍN DAL MASCHIO, ANTONIO
         VOCAL: VAN NIEUWENBURG, EVERT
    Thesis abstract: The integration of artificial intelligence into research is propelling progress and discoveries across the entire scientific landscape. Artificial intelligence tools boost the development of novel scientific insights and theories by processing extensive data sets, guiding exploration and hypothesis formation, enhancing experimental setups, and even enabling autonomous discovery. In this thesis, we harness the power of machine learning, a sub-field of artificial intelligence, to study non-deterministic systems, which are amongst the hardest to characterize.On one hand, we address problems inherent to the study of quantum systems and the development of quantum technologies. Quantum physics presents formidable challenges due to the associated exponential complexity with the size of the system at hand, as well as its intrinsic stochastic nature and the presence of intricate correlations between its components. We employ reinforcement learning, a machine learning technique that excels at dealing with vast hypothesis spaces, to address some of these challenges. Notably, reinforcement learning has demonstrated super-human performance in multiple complex games like Go, which present similar characteristics to the problems encountered in the study of quantum physics. We use it to systematically simplify complex common problems in condensed matter and quantum information processing tasks, as well as to implement robust calibration schemes for quantum computers.On the other hand, we focus on the characterization of complex stochastic processes, such as diffusion. Understanding diffusion processes is crucial to unravel the complex underlying physical and biological mechanisms governing them. This involves extracting meaningful parameters from the analysis of stochastic trajectories described by tracked particles. However, accurately capturing and analyzing the trajectories presents multiple challenges, stemming from the combination of their random nature, complex dynamics, and experimental drawbacks, such as noise. We develop machine learning algorithms to accurately extract such parameters, even when they vary with time, and demonstrate their applicability in experimental scenarios. Furthermore, we apply similar techniques to study the diffusion of internet users browsing an e-commerce website, predicting their likelihood to make a purchase before closing the session.

  • SALAMON, TYMOTEUSZ PIOTR: Theoretical models for quantum simulators of novel materials and devices
    Author: SALAMON, TYMOTEUSZ PIOTR
    Thesis link: http://hdl.handle.net/10803/690581
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 15/01/2024
    Thesis director: LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ | RAKSHIT, DEBRAJ

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: RUBIO VERDÚ, CARMEN
         SECRETARI: GONZALEZ TUDELA, ALEJANDRO
         VOCAL: WEITENBERG, CHRISTOF
    Thesis abstract: Over the past three decades, optically trapped ultra-cold atoms have served as a versatile platform for controlled exploration of numerous condensed matter phenomena. The successful fabrication of magic angle twisted bi-layer graphene (MATBG) has introduced a for condensed matter physicists, while concurrently posing a novel challenge for the quantum simulation community. This thesis is devoted to addressing this problem, focusing mainly on the simulation of MATBG structures using ultra-cold atoms within its initial three chapters.To overcome the issue of unit cell expansion resulting from rotation misalignment, in the first chapter we propose the concept of "twist-less twistronics¿ (twistronics, a term coined from twist and electronics). This innovative notion involves replacing the physical rotation of one layer with a light-modulated hopping amplitude between the layers. Enabled by the architecture of ultra-cold atoms, this approach yields quasi-flat bands, a pivotal ingredient for collective phenomena observed in Magic-Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene (MATBG), achieved at significantly reduced unit cell sizes.The opening chapter also presents a suitable experimental set-up. Moreover, it provides a comprehensive theoretical framework, including tight-binding calculations and effective models derived from perturbative analysis. The second chapter delves into the topological properties of an analogous system, emphasizing the energy separation between the quasi-flat bands and the resulting spectrum. We demonstrate Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect across diverse parameter regimes, accompanied by an exhaustive phase diagram with respect to tunable parameters.In the third chapter, we extend our investigation to encompass onsite, density-density attractive interactions between lattice atoms. Employing the Hartree-Fock-Bogoliubov mean-field approximation, we consider all feasible interaction channels within/between layers and spins. This chapter aims to elucidate the relationship between band flattening, a fully controlled parameter in our system, and the emergence/size of a superconductive gap. Notably, we uncover a substantial enhancement in the critical (Kosterlitz-Thouless) temperature within the quasi-flat band regime at quarter filling, along with a comprehensive diagram illustrating superconducting order parameters corresponding to each interaction channel.The fourth chapter marks a departure from condensed matter simulations, delving into "special purpose quantum computing" within the context of quantum batteries. These devices, analogous to their classical counterparts, store and release energy on demand, a process inherently governed by the battery Hamiltonian. Our work establishes a novel framework for assessing quantum battery performance and setting fundamental bounds on two key attributes: power and capacity. We investigate the essential Hamiltonian terms of a for achieving quantum speed-up in battery charging.The last, fifth chapter describes the theoretical tools, that have been used to support the first experimental realisation of the Extended Bose Hubbard model with dipolar excitons. We discuss the parameters of interests and important observables, such as a structure factor and discuss both the exact diagonalization and mean-field methods, which were necessary to verify the observation of strongly correlated phases at half and unit filling.

  • SANFELIU CERDÁN, NEUS: A liquid-to-solid transition governs neuronal mechanotransduction during touch in Caenorhabditis elegans
    Author: SANFELIU CERDÁN, NEUS
    Programme: DOCTORAL DEGREE IN PHOTONICS
    Department: Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)
    Mode: Normal
    Reading date: 12/03/2024
    Thesis director: KRIEG, MICHAEL

    Committee:
         PRESIDENT: WEGMANN, SUSANNE
         SECRETARI: CAMPELO AUBARELL, FELIX
         VOCAL: OREN, MEITAL
    Thesis abstract: In recent years, our understanding of the ion channels and receptors that orchestrate the conversion of physical stimuli into physiological signals has deepened significantly. Nevertheless, there remains some ambiguity regarding the precise mechanism by which mechanical stresses reach the molecular mechanosensors. While it is well-established that many mechanosensitive ion channels respond to increased plasma membrane tension, emerging evidence underscores the crucial role played by the cytoskeleton within sensory cells. In this thesis, we asked how animals perceive mechanical stress, with specific focus on touch sensation. Our primary objective was to unravel the molecular and the mechanical pathways responsible for transmitting force within the touch receptor neurons of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. For over a decade, it has been postulated that the pore-forming subunit of the mechanoelectrical transduction channel forms a connection with the cytoskeleton through a highly conserved and widespread protein known as MEC-2, which bears structural similarities to Stomatin. Our study presents compelling evidence that MEC-2 assembles in liquid condensates that experience a shift in rigidity, transitioning from a fluid-like pool that allows transport along neurons to solid-like states that are mechanoelectrically active. We provide a new physiologically relevant context in which biomolecular condensates tune their function upon maturation and facilitate neuronal mechanotransduction in response to tactile stimuli. In order to contextualize the function of MEC-2 in force transmission, we developed a genetically encoded tension sensor module, which revealed that only stiffened condensates, as opposed to fluid-like ones, are capable of transmitting force within living organisms. Notably, this stiffening process does not occur autonomously. Within this study, we showed that this transition is instigated by a specific SH3 motif of UNC-89, a protein homologous to Titin and Obscurin, through a direct interaction with a proline-rich domain located in the C-terminal region of MEC-2. We propose that this change in rigidity serves a vital physiological function by contributing to the transmission of forces that vary in frequency during touch to the animal's body wall. Together, our data introduces a novel perspective on the significance of the MEC-2 liquid-to-solid phase transition in the realm of mechanotransduction. It also presents a new conceptual framework for understanding how animals, in a broader sense, perceive and respond to mechanical stresses.

Last update: 27/05/2024 05:00:40.

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Speed-ups to isothermality: Enhanced quantum thermal machines through control of the system-bath coupling
Pancotti, N.; Scandi, M.; Mitchison, M.; Perarnau, M.
Physical Review X, ISSN: 2160-3308 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 26.5
Publication date: 20/07/2020
Journal article

Geometric optimisation of quantum thermodynamic processes
Abiuso, P.; Perarnau, M.; Miller, H.; Scandi, M.
Entropy (Basel), ISSN: 1099-4300 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.4
Publication date: 24/09/2020
Journal article

Undecidability in resource theory: Can you tell resource theories apart?
Scandi, M.; Surace, J.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 16.8
Publication date: 27/12/2021
Journal article

Experimental verification of the work fluctuation-dissipation relation for information-to-work conversion
Barker, D.; Scandi, M.; Lehmann, S.; Thelander, C.; Dick, K.; Perarnau, M.; Maisi, V.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 8.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 27/01/2022
Journal article

Minimally dissipative information erasure in a quantum dot via thermodynamic length
Scandi, M.; Barker, D.; Lehmann, S.; Dick, K.; Maisi, V.; Perarnau, M.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 8.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 29/12/2022
Journal article

State retrieval beyond Bayes' retrodiction
Surace, J.; Scandi, M.
Quantum, ISSN: 2521-327X (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 9.2
Publication date: 27/04/2023
Journal article

AUTHOR:BARCONS RUIZ, DAVID
Title: Exploring graphene artificial superlattices and hydrodynamic plasmons
Reading date:11/07/2023
Director:KOPPENS, FRANK
Co-director:HERZIG SHEINFUX, HANAN
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Acoustic plasmons at the crossover between the collisionless and hydrodynamic regimes in two-dimensional electron liquids
Torre, I.; Vieira de Castro, L.; Barcons, D.; Peeters, F.; Koppens, F.; Polini, M.
Physical review. B, ISSN: 2469-9950 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.9
Publication date: 18/04/2019
Journal article

Observation of interband collective excitations in twisted bilayer graphene
Hesp, N.; Torre, I.; Stepanov, P.; Barcons, D.; Sheinfux, H.; Efetov, D.; Koppens, F.
Nature physics, ISSN: 1745-2473 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 19.684; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 10/2021
Journal article

Nano-imaging photoresponse in a moiré unit cell of minimally twisted bilayer graphene
Hesp, N.; Torre, I.; Barcons, D.; Sheinfux, H.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Kumar, R.; Koppens, F.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 17.694; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/2021
Journal article

Tunable and giant valley-selective Hall effect in gapped bilayer graphene
Yin, J.; Tan, C.; Barcons, D.; Torre, I.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Song, J.; Koppens, F.
Science, ISSN: 0036-8075 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 56.9; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 25/03/2022
Journal article

Engineering high quality graphene superlattices via ion milled ultra-thin etching masks
Barcons, D.; Sheinfux, H.; Hoffmann, R.; Torre, I.; Agarwal, H.; Kumar, R.; Taniguchi, T.; Watanabe, K.; Bachtold, A.; Koppens, F.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 16.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 14/11/2022
Journal article

Transverse hypercrystals formed by periodically modulated phonon polaritons
Sheinfux, H.; Orsini, L.; Ceccanti, M.; Mahalanabish, A.; Martínez, D.; Torre, I.; Barcons, D.; Janzen, E.; Edgar, J.; Pruneri, V.; Shvets, G.; Koppens, F.
ACS nano, ISSN: 1936-0851 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 24.3
Publication date: 03/04/2023
Journal article

AUTHOR:RAKONJAC, JELENA VELIBOR
Title:Light-matter entanglement between telecom photons and solid-state quantum memories
Reading date:26/06/2023
Director:DE RIEDMATTEN, HUGUES
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Telecom-heralded entanglement between multimode solid-state quantum memories
Lago, D.; Grandi, S.; Rakonjac, J.; Seri, A.; de Riedmatten, H.
Nature, ISSN: 0028-0836 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 69.504; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 03/06/2021
Journal article

Entanglement between a telecom photon and an on-demand multimode solid-state quantum memory
Rakonjac, J.; Lago, D.; Seri, A.; Mazzera, M.; Grandi, S.; de Riedmatten, H.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 9.185; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 19/11/2021
Journal article

Multimode capacity of atomic-frequency comb quantum memories
Ortu, A.; Rakonjac, J.; Holzäpfel, A.; Seri, A.; Grandi, S.; Mazzera, M.; de Riedmatten, H.; Afzelius, Mikael
Quantum science and technology, ISSN: 2058-9565 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 6.7; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/07/2022
Journal article

Storage and analysis of light-matter entanglement in a fiber-integrated system
Rakonjac, J.; Corrielli, G.; Lago, D.; Seri, A.; Mazzera, M.; Grandi, S.; Osellame, R.; de Riedmatten, H.
Science advances, ISSN: 2375-2548 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 13.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 08/07/2022
Journal article

Long distance multiplexed quantum teleportation from a telecom photon to a solid-state qubit
Lago, D.; Rakonjac, J.; Grandi, S.; de Riedmatten, H.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 23.2
Publication date: 05/04/2023
Journal article

Entanglement between a telecom photon and a spin-wave solid-state multimode quantum memory
Workshop on rare-earth-crystals for quantum information processing 2020
Presentation date: 09/10/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Entanglement Between a Telecom Photon and a Spin-Wave Solid-State Mulimode Quantum Memory
ICFO-IMPRS joint workshop 2021
Presentation date: 25/03/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Fibre-integrated laser-written quantum memory for light-matter entanglement
REI Workshop for Quantum Information 2021
Presentation date: 08/08/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Storage and analysis of light-matter entanglement in a fibre-integrated system
QUANTUMatter 2022
Presentation date: 23/06/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:MARTÍNEZ CERCÓS, DANIEL
Title:Highly Percolated Ultra-Thin Metal Films for Reconfigurable Metasurfaces
Reading date:21/06/2023
Director:PRUNERI, VALERIO
Co-director:PAULILLO, BRUNO
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Ultrathin metals on a transparent seed and application to infrared reflectors
Martínez, D.; Paulillo, B.; Maniyara, R.; Rezikyan, A.; Bhattacharyya, I.; Mazumder, P.; Pruneri, V.
ACS applied materials and interfaces, ISSN: 1944-8244 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 10.383; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 06/10/2021
Journal article

Tuning of ultra-thin gold films by photoreduction
Martínez, D.; Paulillo, B.; Barrantes, J.; Mendoza-Carreño, J.; Mihi, Agustin; St. Clair, T.; Mazumder, P.; Pruneri, V.
ACS applied materials and interfaces, ISSN: 1944-8244 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.4
Publication date: 20/03/2023
Journal article

Transparent antimicrobial surfaces via scalable metal-dewetting nanostructuring
6th Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics International Conference
Presentation date: 11/2023
Presentation of work at congresses

Holographic amplitude and phase imaging for characterization of ultra-thin and 2-D materials
6th Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics International Conference
Presentation date: 27/11/2023
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:CHISHOLM, CRAIG STERLING
Title:Raman Dressed Bose-Einstein Condensates with Tunable Interactions: Topological Gauge Theories and Supersolids
Reading date:19/06/2023
Director:TARRUELL PELLEGRIN, LETICIA
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Interaction control and bright solitons in coherently-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates
Sanz, J.; Frölian, A.; Chisholm, C.; Cabrera, C.; Tarruell, L.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 8.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 04/01/2022
Journal article

Realizing a 1D topological gauge theory in an optically dressed BEC
Frölian, A.; Chisholm, C.; Neri, E.; Cabrera, C.; Ramos, R.; Celi, Alessio; Tarruell, L.
Nature, ISSN: 0028-0836 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 64.8; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 11/08/2022
Journal article

Encoding a one-dimensional topological gauge theory in a Raman-coupled Bose-Einstein condensate
Chisholm, C.; Frölian, A.; Neri, E.; Ramos, R.; Tarruell, L.; Celi, Alessio
Physical review research, ISSN: 2643-1564 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 0.0
Publication date: 08/11/2022
Journal article

Coherently-coupled Potassium BECs: Interaction control and density-dependent gauge fields
Barcelona Cold Atoms Meeting 2020
Presentation date: 06/02/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Density Dependent Gauge Fields In Raman Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensates
New perspectives for the simulation of topological effects in ultracold atoms
Presentation date: 26/02/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Engineering Density-Dependent Gauge Fields In Raman Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensates
FOR2414 Online Kickoff Meeting
Presentation date: 06/11/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Realisation of a chiral BF theory in an optically dressed Bose-Einstein condensate
Cold Atoms Workshop
Presentation date: 25/11/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Stripe phase in a spin-orbit coupled Bose-Einstein condensate with attractive interactions
FOR2414 PhD-Retreat
Presentation date: 23/06/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Realising a one-dimensional topological gauge theory in an optically dressed Bose-Einstein condensate
COURSE 211 - QUANTUM MIXTURES WITH ULTRA-COLD ATOMS
Presentation date: 18/07/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Realizing a topological gauge theory in an optically dressed Bose-Einstein condensate
Barcelona-Hamburg-Berlin workshop
Presentation date: 23/09/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Exploring the Supersolid Stripe Phase in a Bose-Einstein Condensate with Spin-Orbit Coupling
Barcelona Cold Atoms Meeting 2023
Presentation date: 27/04/2023
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:DOMINGUES ALVES, NATALIA
Title:Single-atom motional dynamics in an optical dipole trap
Reading date:16/06/2023
Director:MITCHELL, MORGAN
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Manipulating and measuring single atoms in the Maltese cross geometry
Bianchet, L.; Alves, N.; Zarraoa, L.; Bruno, N.; Mitchell, M.W.
Open Research Europe, ISSN: 2732-5121 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 0.0
Publication date: 03/03/2022
Journal article

Quantum jump spectroscopy of a single neutral atom for precise subwavelength intensity measurements
Bianchet, L.; Alves, N.; Zarraoa, L.; Lamich, T.; Prakash, V.; Mitchell, M.W.
Physical review research, ISSN: 2643-1564 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 0.0
Publication date: 14/11/2022
Journal article

Trapping a single 87Rb atom to study its interaction with single photons
Les Houches School on Light Matter Interaction in Dilute Media and Individual Quantum Systems 2019
Presentation date: 15/04/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:DAS, IPSITA
Title:Investigation of the Interaction Driven Quantum Phases in Magic-Angle Twisted Bilayer Graphene
Reading date:24/05/2023
Director:EFETOV, DIMITRI
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Superconductors, orbital magnets and correlated states in magic-angle bilayer graphene
Lu, X.; Stepanov, P.; Yang, W.; Xie, M.; Aamir, M.; Das, I.; Urgell, C.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Zhang, G.; Bachtold, A.; MacDonald, A.; Efetov, D.
Nature, ISSN: 0028-0836 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 0.0
Publication date: 31/10/2019
Journal article

Untying the insulating and superconducting orders in magic-angle graphene
Stepanov, P.; Das, I.; Lu, X.; Fahimniya, A.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Koppens, F.; Lischner, J.; Levitov, L.; Efetov, D.
Nature, ISSN: 0028-0836 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 69.504; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 06/07/2020
Journal article

Symmetry-broken Chern insulators and Rashba-like Landau-level crossings in magic-angle bilayer graphene
Das, I.; Lu, X.; Herzog-Arbeitman, J.; Song, Z.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Bernevig, B.; Efetov, D.
Nature physics, ISSN: 1745-2473 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 19.684; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/03/2021
Journal article

Quantum critical behaviour in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene
Jaoui, A.; Das, I.; Di Battista, G.; Díez, J.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Ishizuka, H.; Levitov, L.; Efetov, D.
Nature physics, ISSN: 1745-2473 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 19.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 11/04/2022
Journal article

Observation of re-entrant correlated insulators and interaction driven Fermi surface reconstructions at one magnetic flux quantum per moiré unit cell in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene
Das, I.; Shen, C.; Jaoui, A.; Herzog-Arbeitman, J.; Chew, A.; Cho, C.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Piot, B.; Bernevig, B.; Efetov, D.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 8.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 23/05/2022
Journal article

AUTHOR:AFRIDI, ADEEL
Title:Reconfigurable metasurfaces based on thermo-optical and optomechanical controls
Reading date:28/04/2023
Director:QUIDANT, ROMAIN
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Electrically driven varifocal silicon metalens
Afridi, A.; Canet, J.; Osmond, J.; Philippet, L.; Berto, P.; Quidant, Romain
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.6
Publication date: 21/11/2018
Journal article

Tunable and free-form planar optics
Berto, P.; Philippet, L.; Osmond, J.; Liu, C.; Afridi, A.; Montagut, M.; Molero, B.; Tessier, G.; Quidant, Romain
Nature photonics, ISSN: 1749-4885 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 56.3
Publication date: 09/2019
Journal article

Ultrathin tunable optomechanical metalens
Afridi, A.; Gieseler, J.; Meyer, N.; Quidant, R.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 18.0
Publication date: 23/03/2023
Journal article

AUTHOR:MATEOS ESTÉVEZ, NICOLÁS
Title:Advanced single molecule fluorescent tools to reveal spatiotemporal multi-molecular interactions in living cells
Reading date:28/04/2023
Director:GARCÍA PARAJO, MARÍA
Co-director:TORREÑO PIÑA, JUAN ANDRÉS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Dynamic actin-mediated nano-scale clustering of CD44 regulates its meso-scale organization at the plasma membrane
Sil, P.; Mateos, N.; Nath, S.; Buschow, S.; Manzo, C.; Suzuki, K.; Fujiwara, T.; Kusumi, A.; Garcia-Parajo, M.; Mayor, S.
Molecular biology of the cell, ISSN: 1059-1524 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.4
Publication date: 19/03/2020
Journal article

Altered CXCR4 dynamics at the cell membrane impairs directed cell migration in WHIM syndrome patients
García-Cuesta, E.; Mateos, N.; Garcia-Parajo, M.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN: 0027-8424 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 11.1; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 24/05/2022
Journal article

Stochastic particle unbinding modulates growth dynamics and size of transcription factor condensates in living cells
Munoz-Gil, G.; Romero-Aristizabal, C.; Mateos, N.; Campelo, F.; de Llobet Cucalon, L.; Beato, M.; Lewenstein, M.; Garcia-Parajo, M.; Torreño Piña, Juan Andrés
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN: 0027-8424 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 11.1; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 02/08/2022
Journal article

AUTHOR:VILLEGAS JUAREZ, ARTURO
Title:Optical parameter sensing: sensitivity limits and the advantages of using spatial modes of light
Reading date:26/04/2023
Director:PEREZ TORRES, JUAN
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Spatial spectroscopy for high resolution imaging
Villegas, A.; Torres, J.
EPJ web of conferences, ISSN: 2100-014X (JCR Impact Factor-2016: 0.197
Publication date: 2020
Journal article

Equivalence regimes for geometric quantum discord and local quantum uncertainty
Cordero, O.; Villegas, A.; Álvarez, J.; De León, R.; Passos, M.; Torres, J.
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9934 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.971; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/10/2021
Journal article

Identification of model particle mixtures using machine-learning-assisted laser diffraction
Villegas, A.; Quiroz, M.; U’Ren, A.; Juan P. Torres; De León, R.
Photonics, ISSN: 2304-6732 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 2.4; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/02/2022
Journal article

Steerable photonic jet for super-resolution microscopy
Karamehmedovic, M.; Scheel, K.; Pedersen, F.; Villegas, A.; Hansen, P.
Optics express, ISSN: 1094-4087 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 3.8; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 07/11/2022
Journal article

AUTHOR:ORTIZ DE ORRUÑO CUESTA, UNAI
Title:Optical holographic microscopy for bio- and nanoparticle characterization
Reading date:21/04/2023
Director:VAN HULST, NIEK
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Precise nanosizing with high dynamic range holography
Ortiz De Orruño, U.; Jo, A.; Lee, H.; Van Hulst, N.; Liebel, M.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 12.262; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 13/01/2021
Journal article

Simultaneous sizing and refractive index analysis of heterogeneous nanoparticle suspensions
Ortiz De Orruño, U.; Quidant, R.; Van Hulst, N.; Liebel, M.; Ortega Arroyo, Jaime
ACS nano, ISSN: 1936-0851 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 24.3
Publication date: 10/01/2023
Journal article

AUTHOR:CAMPHAUSEN, ROBIN
Title:Quantum-enhanced imaging with SPAD array cameras
Reading date:12/04/2023
Director:PRUNERI, VALERIO
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
A quantum-enhanced wide-field phase imager
Camphausen, R.; Cuevas, Á.; Duempelmann, L.; Terborg, R.; Wajs, E.; Simone, T.; Cusini, I.; Steinlechner, F.; Pruneri, V.
Science advances, ISSN: 2375-2548 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 18.5
Publication date: 19/11/2021
Journal article

Quantum light transport in phase-separated Anderson localization fiber
Demuth, A.; Camphausen, R.; Cuevas, Á.; Borrelli, N.; Seward III, T.; Lamberson, L.; Koch, .; Madonini, F.; Villa, F.; Pruneri, V.
Communications Physics, ISSN: 2399-3650 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 5.5; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 26/10/2022
Journal article

Fast quantum-enhanced imaging with visible-wavelength entangled photons
Camphausen, R.; Sansa, A.; Cuevas, A.; Demuth, A.; Arrés, J.; Gräfe, M.; Steinlechner, F.; Pruneri, V.
Optics express, ISSN: 1094-4087 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 7.3
Publication date: 23/01/2023
Journal article

Quantum imaging for enhanced microscopy and light modulation
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Large field of view imaging with classical and quantum light.
International conference by EOS European Optical Society: Optical Microsystems OµS19
Presentation date: 2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Super-resolution phase imaging by detecting entangled photons with a SPAD-array camera
Single Photon Workshop 2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Detection of particles, micro-organisms and biomarkers using CMOS image sensors.
NanoBio&Med 2019
Presentation of work at congresses

SPAD array camera as photon number-resolving imaging device
Quantum Technology International Conference 2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Lens-free interferometric technologies for point-of-care label-free biomarker detection
ZEISS Symposium Optics in the Medical World 2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Widefield Super-sensitive Phase Imaging Using N00N State Illumination
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Fast and practical quantum imaging enabled by visible-wavelength entangled photons
International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing 2022
Presentation date: 15/07/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Enhanced phase imaging by multipass photon detection
International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing 2022
Presentation date: 10/07/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:DI GIULIO, VALERIO
Title:Nanophotonics with charged particles
Reading date:12/04/2023
Director:GARCÍA DE ABAJO, JAVIER
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Probing quantum optical excitations with fast electrons
Di Giulio, V.; Kociak, M.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Optica, ISSN: 2334-2536 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 19.8
Publication date: 20/12/2019
Journal article

Nanoscale Nonlinear Spectroscopy with Electron Beams
Konecná, A.; Di Giulio, V.; Mkhitaryan, V.; Ropers, C.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.6
Publication date: 20/05/2020
Journal article

Electron diffraction by vacuum fluctuations
Di Giulio, V.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
New journal of physics, ISSN: 1367-2630 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.7
Publication date: 01/10/2020
Journal article

Free-electron shaping using quantum light
Di Giulio, V.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Optica, ISSN: 2334-2536 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 19.8
Publication date: 20/12/2020
Journal article

Optical excitations with electron beams: Challenges and opportunities
García de Abajo, F. Javier; Di Giulio, V.
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.6
Publication date: 21/04/2021
Journal article

Modulation of cathodoluminescence emission by interference with external light
Di Giulio, V.; Kfir, O.; Ropers, C.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
ACS nano, ISSN: 1936-0851 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 24.3
Publication date: 27/04/2021
Journal article

Optical coherence transfer mediated by free electrons
Kfir, O.; Di Giulio, V.; García de Abajo, F. Javier; Ropers, C.
Science advances, ISSN: 2375-2548 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 18.5
Publication date: 30/04/2021
Journal article

Atomic Floquet physics revealed by free electrons
Arqué, E.; Di Giulio, V.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Physical review research, ISSN: 2643-1564 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 0.0
Publication date: 29/03/2022
Journal article

Complete excitation of discrete quantum systems by single free electrons
García de Abajo, F. Javier; Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; Di Giulio, V.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 8.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 26/08/2022
Journal article

An image interaction approach to quantum-phase engineering of two-dimensional materials
Di Giulio, V.; Gonçalves, P.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 16.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 02/09/2022
Journal article

Optical-cavity mode squeezing by free electrons
Di Giulio, V.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Nanophotonics, ISSN: 2192-8606 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 7.5; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 10/10/2022
Journal article

Sub-nanometer mapping of strain-induced band structure variations in planar nanowire core-shell heterostructures
Martí-Sánchez, S.; Botifoll, M.; Oksenber, E.; Spadaro, M.; Di Giulio, V.; Ramasse, Q.; García de Abajo, F. Javier; Arbiol , J.; Koch, C.; Borja, C.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 16.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/2022
Journal article

Toward strong coupling between free electrons and confined optical modes.
Nanometa19
Presentation date: 01/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Probing out-of-equilibrium optical excitations with fast electrons
SPP9
Presentation date: 05/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Toward strong coupling between free electrons and confined optical modes
PIERS19
Presentation date: 06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Probing out-of-equilibrium optical excitations with fast-electrons
EBSN
Presentation date: 09/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Quantum effects in the Interaction of optical excitations and fast electrons
OSA - Frontiers in Optics
Presentation date: 09/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Quantum effects in the interaction of optical excitations and fast electrons
Metamaterials
Presentation date: 10/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Modulation of cathodoluminescence emission by interference with external Light
EBEAMS Colloquium
Presentation date: 03/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Optical coherence transfer by free electrons and its effects on CL emission
EBSN
Presentation date: 07/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Shaping electron beams with quantum light
SPIE - Photonics West
Presentation date: 01/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Nonclassical behaviour of an electron current: the creation of quantum light by free electron beams
Quantum Electron Optics
Presentation date: 06/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Optical manipulation of matter waves
SPIE Optics and Photonics
Presentation date: 08/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:KRAMARENKO, MARIIA
Title:Fluorescence quantum yield and the open circuit voltage in perovskite solar cells
Reading date:24/03/2023
Director:MARTORELL PENA, JORDI
Mention:No mention
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Natural random nanotexturing of the Au interface for light backscattering enhanced performance in perovskite solar cells
Zhang, H.; Kramarenko, M.; Osmond, J.; Toudert, J.; Martorell, J.
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 7.143; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 20/03/2018
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All-Nanoparticle SnO 2 /TiO 2 Electron-Transporting Layers Processed at Low Temperature for Efficient Thin-Film Perovskite Solar Cells
Martínez-denegrí, G.; Colodrero, S.; Kramarenko, M.; Martorell, J.
ACS applied energy materials, ISSN: 2574-0962
Publication date: 22/10/2018
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Formamidinium Incorporation into Compact Lead Iodide for Low Band Gap Perovskite Solar Cells with Open-Circuit Voltage Approaching the Radiative Limit
Zhang, H.; Kramarenko, M.; Martínez-denegrí, G.; Osmond, J.; Martorell, J.
ACS Applied materials and interfaces, ISSN: 1944-8252 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.568; Quartil: Q1)
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Inverse Optical Cavity Design for Ultrabroadband Light Absorption Beyond the Conventional Limit in Low-Bandgap Nonfullerene Acceptor–Based Solar Cells
Liu, Q.; Toudert, J.; Li, T.; Kramarenko, M.; Martínez-denegrí, G.; Ciammaruchi, L.; Zhan, X.; Martorell, J.
Advanced energy materials, ISSN: 1614-6832 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 25.245; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 23/05/2019
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AUTHOR:ANDREOLI, FRANCESCO
Title:Multiple light scattering in atomic media : from metasurfaces to the ultimate refractive index
Reading date:23/03/2023
Director:CHANG, DARRICK
Mention:No mention
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Maximum refractive index of an atomic medium
Andreoli, F.; Gullans, M.; High, A.; Browaeys, A.; Chang, D.
Physical Review X, ISSN: 2160-3308 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.417; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 09/02/2021
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The ultimate refractive index of an atomic gas
Les Houches School on Light Matter Interaction in Dilute Media and Individual Quantum Systems
Presentation date: 18/04/2019
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The maximum refractive index of an atomic medium
Barcelona Annual Meeting on Cold Atoms 2020
Presentation date: 06/02/2020
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AUTHOR:LIGA, SHANTI MARIA
Title:Environmentally-friendly perovskite nanocrystals based on titanium and tin
Reading date:22/03/2023
Director:KONSTANTATOS, GERASIMOS
Mention:No mention
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Colloidal synthesis of lead-free Cs2TiBr6-xIx perovskite nanocrystals
Liga, S.; Konstantatos, G.
Journal of materials chemistry C, ISSN: 2050-7526 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 8.067; Quartil: Q1)
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Colloidal quantum dot infrared lasers featuring sub-single-exciton threshold and very high gain
Taghipour, N.; Dalmases, M.; Dosil, M.; Othonos, A.; Christodoulou, S.; Liga, S.; Konstantatos, G.
Advanced materials, ISSN: 0935-9648 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 29.4; Quartil: Q1)
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Frenkel Excitons in Vacancy-Ordered Titanium Halide Perovskites (Cs2TiX6)
Kavanagh, S.; Savory, C.; Liga, S.; Konstantatos, G.; Walsh, A.; Scanlon, D.
The journal of physical chemistry letters, ISSN: 1948-7185 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 5.7; Quartil: Q1)
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Stabilization of environmentally-friendly Cs2TiBr6 perovskite nanocrystals with SnBr4
Liga, S.; Wang, Y.; Konstantatos, G.
Chemical communications, ISSN: 1359-7345 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 10.2
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Solution-Processed All-Inorganic Pb-Free Titanium Halide Perovskites with Suitable Direct Bandgap for Solar Cells Applications
NanoGe NIPHO Perovskite Solar Cells, Photonics and Optoelectronics
Presentation date: 2020
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Colloidal synthesis of lead-free Cs2TiBr6-xIx and Cs2Ti1-xSnxI6 vacancy-ordered perovskite nanocrystals
MRS Fall Meetings and Exhibits
Presentation date: 2021
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Colloidal synthesis of tin- and titanium-based perovskite nanocrystals
Materials for Sustainable Development Conference 2022
Presentation date: 10/2022
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AUTHOR:TAGHIPOUR, NIMA
Title:Solution-processed quantum dot infrared lasers
Reading date:21/03/2023
Director:KONSTANTATOS, GERASIMOS
Mention:No mention
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Solution-processed PbS quantum dot infrared laser with room-temperature tunable emission in the optical telecommunications window
Whitworth, G. L.; Dalmases, M.; Taghipour, N.; Konstantatos, G.
Nature photonics, ISSN: 1749-4885 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 56.3
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Low-threshold, highly stable colloidal quantum dot short-wave infrared laser enabled by suppression of trap-assisted Auger recombination
Taghipour, N.; Whitworth, G. L.; Othonos, A.; Dalmases, M.; Pradhan, S.; Wang, Y.; Kumar, G.; Konstantatos, G.
Advanced materials, ISSN: 0935-9648 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 29.4; Quartil: Q1)
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Ultra-thin infrared optical gain medium and optically-pumped stimulated emission in PbS colloidal quantum dot LEDs
Taghipour, N.; Tanriover, I.; Dalmases, M.; Graham, C.; Saha, A.; Özdemir, O.; Kundu, B.; Pruneri, V.; Aydin, K.; Konstantatos, G.
Advanced functional materials, ISSN: 1616-301X (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 19.0; Quartil: Q1)
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Colloidal Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes at Telecom Wavelength with 18% Quantum Efficiency and Over 1 MHz Bandwidth
Pradhan, S.; Dalmases, M.; Taghipour, N.; Kundu, B.; Konstantatos, G.
Advanced science (Weinheim), ISSN: 2198-3844 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 15.1; Quartil: Q1)
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Ag-Refined Kesterite in Superstrate Solar Cell Configuration with 9.7% Power Conversion Efficiency
Wang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Taghipour, N.; Peng, L.; Konstantatos, G.
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Optically-pumped near infrared stimulated emission in PbS colloidal quantum dots LEDs
EMRS - Spring Meeting 2022 - European Materials Research Society
Presentation date: 06/06/2022
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Sub-Single-Exciton Near Infrared Lasing Enabled by Heavily Charged Engineered Colloidal Quantum Dots
2022 MRS Fall Meetings and Exhibits
Presentation date: 29/11/2022
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AUTHOR:SEVERINO, STEFANO
Title:Attosecond soft X-ray absorption revealing the ultrafast non-adiabatic dynamics of furan
Reading date:13/03/2023
Director:BIEGERT, JENS
Mention:No mention
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Probing the energy conversion pathways between light, carriers, and lattice in real time with attosecond core-level spectroscopy
Sidiropoulos, T.; Di Palo, N.; Rivas, D.; Severino, S.; Reduzzi, M.; Nandy, B.; Biegert, J.
Physical Review X, ISSN: 2160-3308 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.417; Quartil: Q1)
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Realizing attosecond core-level X-ray spectroscopy for the investigation of condensed matter and for material science
Summers, A.; Severino, S.; Reduzzi, M.; Sidiropoulos, T.; Rivas, D. E.; Di Palo, N.; Sun, H.; Chien, Y.; León, I.; Buades, B.; Cousin, S.; Teichmann, S. M.; Mey, T.; Toomey, T.; Efetov, D.; Biegert, J.
Ultrafast science, ISSN: 2765-8791
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Attosecond soft x-ray beamline for dispersive absorption spectroscopy of solid-state systems
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 23/06/2019
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Attosecond Soft X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy in Graphite
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 23/06/2022
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Real-time flow of excitation inside a material with attosecond core-level soft X-ray spectroscopy
High Intensity Lasers and High Field Phenomena 2022
Presentation date: 21/03/2022
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Attosecond core-level spectroscopy reveals the flow of excitation in a material between light, carriers and phonons
CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2022
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Flowing vibronic coherence in Furan with AttoXAFS
International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2022
Presentation date: 18/07/2022
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Ultrafast non-adiabatic relaxation dynamics of furan theoretically addressed for tr-AttoXAFS
International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2022
Presentation date: 18/07/2022
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AUTHOR:WANG, YONGJIE
Title:Eco-friendly solar cells with cation-engineered AgBiS2 nanocrystals
Reading date:23/02/2023
Director:KONSTANTATOS, GERASIMOS
Mention:No mention
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Colloidal AgBiS2 nanocrystals with reduced recombination yield 6.4% power conversion efficiency in solution-processed solar cells
Burgues-Ceballos, I.; Wang, Y.; Akgül, M.; Konstantatos, G.
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Mixed AgBiS2 nanocrystals for photovoltaics and photodetectors
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Highly efficient, ultrathin, Cd-free kesterite solar cells in superstrate configuration enabled by band level tuning via Ag incorporation
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Environmentally friendly AgBiS2 nanocrystal inks for efficient solar cells employing green solvent processing
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Nanoge-HOPV International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics
Presentation date: 24/05/2022
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Highly Efficient AgBiS2 Nanocrystal Solar Cells Enabled by Cation Disorder Engineering
MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit 2022
Presentation date: 24/05/2022
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Efficient AgBiS2 Nanocrystal Solar Cells via Cation Disorder Engineering
EMRS Spring Meeting
Presentation date: 02/06/2022
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AUTHOR:AGARWAL, HITESH
Title:Graphene based optical interconnects and IR photodetectors
Reading date:23/01/2023
Director:KOPPENS, FRANK
Mention:No mention
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2D-3D integration of hexagonal boron nitride and a high-k dielectric for ultrafast graphene-based electro-absorption modulators
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Presentation date: 12/2019
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AUTHOR:RODRÍGUEZ ECHARRI, ÁLVARO
Title:Nonlocal and nonlinear effects in nanophotonics
Reading date:12/12/2022
Director:GARCÍA DE ABAJO, JAVIER
Mention:International Mention
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AUTHOR:ABIUSO, PAOLO
Title:Optimization and Geometry for Quantum Information tasks
Reading date:12/12/2022
Director:ACÍN DAL MASCHIO, ANTONIO
Mention:International Mention
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Abiuso, P.; Giovannetti, V.
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Abiuso, P.; Perarnau, M.
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Measurement-Device-Independent Entanglement Detection for Continuous-Variable Systems
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Maximum-power heat engines and refrigerators in the fast-driving regime
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Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9926 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 5.7
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Terrén, P.; Abiuso, P.; Perarnau, M.; Arrachea, L.
PRX Quantum, ISSN: 2691-3399 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 9.7; Quartil: Q1)
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Single-photon nonlocality in quantum networks
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Thermodynamics and optimal protocols of multidimensional quadratic Brownian systems
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AUTHOR:JIMÉNEZ MACHADO, GERARD
Title:Fundamentals of nonlinear interferometers and its use for optical coherence tomography
Reading date:02/12/2022
Director:PEREZ TORRES, JUAN
Mention:International Mention
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Knotting fractional-order knots with the polarization state of light
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Nature photonics, ISSN: 1749-4885 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 31.241; Quartil: Q1)
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Optical coherence tomography with a nonlinear interferometer in the high parametric gain regime
J. Machado, G.; Frascella, G.; Juan P. Torres; Chekhova, M.
Applied physics letters, ISSN: 0003-6951 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.791; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 31/08/2020
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Frequency-correlation requirements on the biphoton wave function in an induced-coherence experiment between separate sources
Rojas, A.; J. Machado, G.; López-Mago, D.; Juan P. Torres
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9934 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.14; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 11/11/2020
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Analysis of the signal measured in spectral-domain optical coherence tomography based on nonlinear interferometers
Rojas-Santana, A.; J. Machado, G.; Chekhova, M.; López-Mago, D.; Juan P. Torres
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Publication date: 06/09/2022
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AUTHOR:MACHADO CORREIA BRIOSO DIAS, EDUARDO JOSÉ
Title:Nanoscale Manipulation of Optical Fields
Reading date:18/11/2022
Director:GARCÍA DE ABAJO, JAVIER
Mention:No mention
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Fundamental limits to the coupling between light and 2D polaritons by small scatterers
Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
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Fundamental Limits to the Coupling between Light and 2D Polaritons by Small Scatterers
Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
ACS nano, ISSN: 1936-0851 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 24.3
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Thermal manipulation of plasmons in atomically thin films
Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; Yu, R.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Light-Science & Applications, ISSN: 2047-7538 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 27.0
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Ultrafast Momentum-Resolved Free-Electron Probing of Optically Pumped Plasmon Thermal Dynamics
Mkhitaryan, V.; Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; Carbone, F.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.6
Publication date: 17/02/2021
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Complete coupling of focused light to surface polaritons
Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; García de Abajo, F. Javier
Optica, ISSN: 2334-2536 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 19.8
Publication date: 20/04/2021
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High-Harmonic Generation Enhancement with Graphene Heterostructures
Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; Alcaraz, D.; García de Abajo, F. Javier; Koppens, F.; Alonso Calafell, I.
Advanced optical materials, ISSN: 2195-1071 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 9.0; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 18/07/2022
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Role of Symmetry Breaking in Observing Strong Molecule–Cavity Coupling Using Dielectric Microspheres
Adarsh B., V.; Machado Correia Brioso Dias, E.; García de Abajo, F. Javier; Barnes, W. L.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 10.8; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 24/08/2022
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Fundamental Limits in the Coupling between Light and 2D Polaritons
Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics International Conference 2018
Presentation date: 10/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Thermal Generation and Manipulation of 2D Plasmons
Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2019
Presentation date: 06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Thermal Manipulation of Plasmons in Atomically Thin Films
NFO 16 (Virtual)
Presentation date: 08/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Coupling between Light and 2D Polaritons: Fundamental Limits and how to overcome them
NFO 16 (Virtual)
Presentation date: 08/2020
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Maximal Coupling of Light into Polaritons
SPPM2021
Presentation date: 06/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Ultrafast electron probing of plasmon thermal dynamics
NFO16
Presentation date: 08/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Fundamental limits and complete coupling of light into polaritons
SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering 2022
Presentation date: 03/10/2022
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Maximal Coupling of Light into 2D Polaritons
SPIE Nanoscience + Engineering 2021
Presentation date: 01/2022
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Complete Coupling of Light into 2D Polaritons
8th International Topical meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials
Presentation date: 03/2022
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All-optical excitation and ultrafast modulation of plasmons in 2D materials
SPIE Photonic West Conference 2022
Presentation date: 07/03/2022
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AUTHOR:BAREZA, NESTOR JR
Title:Mid-Infrared Surface Sensing Based on Two-Dimensional Materials
Reading date:07/11/2022
Director:PRUNERI, VALERIO
Co-director:PAULILLO, BRUNO
Mention:No mention
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Scalable and tunable periodic graphene nanohole arrays for mid-infrared plasmonics
Gopalan, K.; Paulillo, B.; Mackenzie, D. M. A.; Rodrigo, D.; Bareza, N.; Whelan, P. R.; Shivayogimath, A.; Pruneri, V.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 11.189; Quartil: Q1)
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Mid-infrared gas sensing using graphene plasmons tuned by reversible chemical doping
Bareza, N.; Gopalan, K.; Alani, R.; Paulillo, B.; Pruneri, V.
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Publication date: 15/04/2020
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Controlling mid-infrared plasmons in graphene nanostructures through post-fabrication chemical doping
Paulillo, B.; Bareza, N.; Pruneri, V.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-PHOTONICS, ISSN: 2515-7647 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 1.02; Quartil: Q1)
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Phonon-enhanced mid-Infrared CO2 gas sensing using boron nitride nanoresonators
Bareza, N.; Paulillo, B.; Slipchenko, T.; Autore, M.; Martín-Moreno, L.; Dolado, I.; Liu, S.; Edgar, J.; Vélez, S.; Martinez-Moreno, L.; Hillenbrand, Rainer; Pruneri, V.
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 7.0; Quartil: Q1)
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SPIE Optics+Optoelectronics 2021
Presentation date: 18/04/2021
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Mid-infrared gas sensor based on hybrid graphene nanostructures and ultrathin gas-adsorbing polymer
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2021
Presentation date: 21/06/2021
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AUTHOR:LAGO RIVERA, DARÍO
Title:Remote distribution of quantum states assisted by multimode quantum memories
Reading date:02/11/2022
Director:DE RIEDMATTEN, HUGUES
Mention:No mention
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Quantum frequency conversion of memory-compatible single photons from 606 nm to the telecom C-band
Nicolas, M.; Lago, D.; Lenhard, A.; Heinze, G.; de Riedmatten, H.
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Optica, ISSN: 2334-2536 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 19.8
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Quantum Storage of Frequency-Multiplexed Heralded Single Photons
Seri, A.; Lago, D.; Lenhard, A.; Corrielli, G.; Osellame, R.; Mazzera, M.; de Riedmatten, H.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 16.8
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Storage of frequency-multiplexed heralded single photons in a laser-written waveguide
International Conference on Integrated Quantum PhotonicsInternational Conference on Integrated Quantum Photonics
Presentation date: 16/10/2018
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Heralded entanglement between spatially separated multimode solid-state quantum memories
2020 QTech
Presentation date: 04/11/2020
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Indistinguishable sources of telecom and quantum memory-compatible photon pairs: towards a quantum repeater test bed
Quantum Technology International Conference
Presentation date: 04/11/2020
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Telecom-heralded entanglement distribution between remote multimode solid-state quantum memories
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2021
Presentation date: 22/06/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Telecom-heralded entanglement between remote multimode solid-state quantum memories
2nd European Quantum Technology Conference
Presentation date: 30/11/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Telecom-heralded entanglement distribution between remote, multimode, solid-state quantum memories
APS March Meeting 2022
Presentation date: 14/03/2022
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Multiplexed quantum teleportation from a telecom qubit to a matter qubit through 1 km of optical fibre
Quantum Matter
Presentation date: 21/06/2022
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AUTHOR:ARGÜELLO LUENGO, JAVIER
Title:Synthetic quantum matter using atoms and light
Reading date:21/10/2022
Director:CHANG, DARRICK
Co-director:GONZALEZ TUDELA, ALEJANDRO
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Analogue quantum chemistry simulation
Argüello-Luengo, J.; González, A.; Shi, T.; Zoller, P.; Cirac, Ignacio
Nature, ISSN: 0028-0836 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 69.504; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 10/10/2019
Journal article

Quantum simulation of two-dimensional quantum chemistry in optical lattices
Argüello-Luengo, J.; González, A.; Shi, T.; Zoller, P.; Cirac, Ignacio
Physical review research, ISSN: 2643-1564 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.6
Publication date: 16/10/2020
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Engineering analog quantum chemistry Hamiltonians using cold atoms in optical lattices
Argüello-Luengo, J.; Shi, T.; González, A.
Physical review. A, Atomic, molecular, and optical physics, ISSN: 1094-1622 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.777; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 14/04/2021
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Optomechanical strong coupling between a single photon and a single atom
Argüello-Luengo, J.; Chang, D.
New journal of physics, ISSN: 1367-2630 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 3.3; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/02/2022
Journal article

Tuning long-range fermion-mediated interactions in cold-atom quantum simulators
Argüello-Luengo, J.; González-Tudela, A.; González-Cuadra, D.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 8.6; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 17/08/2022
Journal article

Cold atoms simulator of quantum chemistry
5th Conference on Quantum Information in Spain
Presentation date: 30/05/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Simulating quantum chemistry using cold atoms
IONS Barcelona 2019
Presentation date: 27/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Quantum simulation of quantum chemistry in optical lattices
Quantum 2020
Presentation date: 20/10/2020
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Towards quantum chemistry simulation with ultracold atoms
6th Quantum Information in Spain
Presentation date: 12/05/2021
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Strong optomechanical coupling of a single photon and a single atom
NONGAUSS workshop
Presentation date: 19/05/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Single-photon and single-atom optomechanical strong coupling
2nd workshop on waveguide QED
Presentation date: 24/06/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Reaching strong optomechanical coupling between a single photon and single atom
Quantum Optics X
Presentation date: 09/09/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Reaching strong optomechanical coupling between a single photon and a single atom
XIII Reunión Nacional de Óptica
Presentation date: 23/11/2021
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Strong optomechanical coupling between a single photon and single atom
QUENOCOBA workshop
Presentation date: 01/03/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Simulating quantum chemistry using ultracold atoms (Best article 2019-2020)
XXXVIII Reunión Bienal de la Real Sociedad Española de Física
Presentation date: 14/07/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

Tunable long-range fermion-mediated interactions in cold-atom quantum simulators
XXXVIII Reunión Bienal de la Real Sociedad Española de Física
Presentation date: 12/07/2022
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:DE ROQUE FERNANDEZ, PABLO MANUEL
Title:Contributions to nanophotonics: linear, nonlinear and quantum phenomena
Reading date:18/10/2022
Director:VAN HULST, NIEK
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Rapid and robust control of single quantum dots
De Roque, P.; Christodoulou, S.; Van Hulst, N.
Light-Science & Applications, ISSN: 2047-7538 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 23.8
Publication date: 03/2017
Journal article

Roadmap on plasmonics
GROSS, P.; Lawrence, M.; De Roque, P.; Van Hulst, N.
Journal of optics, ISSN: 2040-8978 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 5.0
Publication date: 01/04/2018
Journal article

Nanoscale Mapping and Control of Antenna-Coupling Strength for Bright Single Photon Sources
De Roque, P.; Van Hulst, N.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 19.3
Publication date: 11/04/2018
Journal article

Selective excitation of individual nanoantennas by pure spectral phase control in the ultrafast coherent regime
Accanto, N.; De Roque, P.; Galvan-Sosa, M.; Hancu, I.; Van Hulst, N.
Nanophotonics, ISSN: 2192-8614 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 8.449; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 07/09/2020
Journal article

AUTHOR:KOTTMANN, KORBINIAN GEBHARD
Title:Investigating Quantum Many-Body Systems with Tensor Networks, Machine Learning and Quantum Computers
Reading date:14/10/2022
Director:ACÍN DAL MASCHIO, ANTONIO
Director:LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Unsupervised Phase Discovery with Deep Anomaly Detection
Kottmann, K.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 16.8
Publication date: 21/10/2020
Journal article

Unsupervised mapping of phase diagrams of 2D systems from infinite projected entangled-pair states via deep anomaly detection
Kottmann, K.
Scipost physics, ISSN: 2542-4653 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 8.9
Publication date: 09/08/2021
Journal article

Unsupervised machine learning of topological phase transitions from experimental data
Dawid, A.; Kottmann, K.; Dauphin, A.
Machine learning: science and technology, ISSN: 2632-2153 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.013; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/09/2021
Journal article

Detecting ergodic bubbles at the crossover to many-body localization using neural networks
Szoldra, T.; Sierant, P.; Kottmann, K.; Lewenstein, M.; Zakrzewski, Jakub
Physical review. B, ISSN: 2469-9969 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.908; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 29/10/2021
Journal article

Supersolid-superfluid phase separation in the extended Bose-Hubbard model
Kottmann, K.; Haller, A.; Acín, A.; Astrakharchik, G.; Lewenstein, M.
Physical review. B, ISSN: 2469-9969 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.908; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/11/2021
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Variational quantum anomaly detection: Unsupervised mapping of phase diagrams on a physical quantum computer
Kottmann, K.; Fraxanet, J.; Metz, F.; Baldelli, N.
Physical review research, ISSN: 2643-1564 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 4.6
Publication date: 16/12/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:TROULLINOU, CHARIKLEIA
Title:Squeezed-ligh-enhanced magnetometry in a high density atomic vapor
Reading date:29/09/2022
Director:MITCHELL, MORGAN
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Signal tracking beyond the time resolution of an atomic sensor by Kalman filtering
Jimenez-Martinez, R.; Kolodynski, J.; Troullinou, C.; Lucivero, V. G.; Jong, K.; Mitchell, M.W.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 9.161; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 26/01/2018
Journal article

Measurement-induced, spatially-extended entanglement in a hot, strongly-interacting atomic system
Kong, J.; Jimenez-Martinez, R.; Troullinou, C.; Lucivero, V. G.; Tóth, G.; Mitchell, M.W.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 14.919; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/2020
Journal article

Squeezed-light enhancement and backaction evasion in a high sensitivity optically pumped magnetometer
Troullinou, C.; Jimenez-Martinez, R.; Kong, J.; Lucivero, V. G.; Mitchell, M.W.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 9.185; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 02/11/2021
Journal article

Towards a high-density squeezed-light magnetometer
Workshop on Optically Pumped Magnetometers
Presentation date: 21/08/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Squeezed light enhanced magnetometer with high density alkali vapor
IONS BCN ’19
Presentation date: 26/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

High-sensitivity optical magnetometry with squeezed light
Quantum Sensing and Magnetometry
Presentation date: 13/08/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Sub-pT optical magnetometry with squeezed light
Basel Quantum Metrology Sensing
Presentation date: 13/02/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Quantum enhancement of sub pT/ Hz^{1/2} optically pumped magnetometer with squeezed light
Hot Vapor Workshop - Stuttgart 2021
Presentation date: 22/03/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Squeezed-light enhancement of sensitivity and signal bandwidth in an optically-pumped magnetometer
Workshop on Optically Pumped Magnetometers
Presentation date: 04/10/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

Tricks with atom-resonant quantum light: tailored photons and squeezed-light-enhanced atomic magnetometry.
Workshop on Quantum Interaction of Distant Objects & Applications of Optically Connected Atoms and Nanoparticles
Presentation date: 22/10/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:DAWID LEKOWSKA, ANNA MARIA
Title:Quantum many-body physics with ultracold atoms and molecules: exact dynamics and machine learning
Reading date:20/09/2022
Director:LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ
Co-director:TOMZA, MICHAL
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Magnetic properties and quench dynamics of two interacting ultracold molecules in a trap
Dawid, A.; Tomza, M.
Physical chemistry chemical physics, ISSN: 1463-9076 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.945; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 2020
Journal article

Phase detection with neural networks: interpreting the black box
Dawid, A.; Dauphin, A.
New journal of physics, ISSN: 1367-2630 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.7
Publication date: 01/11/2020
Journal article

Controlling the dynamics of ultracold polar molecules in optical tweezers
Sroczynska, M.; Dawid, A.; Tomza, M.; Idziaszek, Z.; Calarco, T.; Jachymski, K.
New journal of physics, ISSN: 1367-2630 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 3.3; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/01/2022
Journal article

Hessian-based toolbox for reliable and interpretable machine learning in physics
Dawid, A.; Huembeli, P.; Tomza, M.; Lewenstein, M.; Dauphin, A.
Machine learning: science and technology, ISSN: 2632-2153 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 6.8; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/03/2022
Journal article

AUTHOR:OLIVEIRA DE ALMEIDA, JESSICA
Title:Quantum Optics at its best: from quantum interferometry to quantum metrology
Reading date:28/07/2022
Director:LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ
Co-director:SKOTINIOTIS, MICHALIS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Significant nonclassical paths with atoms and cavities in the double-slit experiment
Oliveira De Almeida, J.; Lewenstein, M.; Quach, J.
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9926 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 5.3
Publication date: 23/10/2020
Journal article

Discrimination and estimation of incoherent sources under misalignment
Oliveira De Almeida, J.; Kolodynski, J.; Hirche, C.; Lewenstein, M.; Skotiniotis, M.
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9926 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.971; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 03/02/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:LIU, XINYAO
Title:Atomic imaging of complex molecular
Reading date:27/07/2022
Director:BIEGERT, JENS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Imaging an isolated water molecule using a single electron wave packet
Liu, X.; Amini, K.; Steinle, T.; Sanchez, A.; Belsa, B.; Moniruzzaman, S.; Steinmetzer, J.; Anh-Thu, L.
Journal of chemical physics, ISSN: 0021-9606 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 2.991; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 14/07/2019
Journal article

Imaging an isolated water molecule with an attosecond electron wave packet
Liu, X.; Amini, K.; Steinle, T.; Sanchez, A.; Moniruzzaman, S.; Belsa, B.; Steinmetzer, J.; Anh-Thu, L.; Moshammer, R.; Pfeifer, T.; Ullrich, J.; Moszynski, .; Lin, C.; Gräfe, S.; Biegert, J.
Journal of physics: conference series, ISSN: 1742-6588 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 0.21; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Journal article

Ultrafast imaging of the Renner-Teller effect in a field-dressed molecule
Amini, K.; Sclafani, M.; Steinle, T.; Moniruzzaman, S.; Sanchez, A.; Liu, X.; Anh-Thu, L.; Steinmetzer, J.; Pfeiffer, T.; Moshammer, R.; Ullrich, J.; Lewenstein, M.; Moszynski, .; García de Abajo, F. Javier; Lin, C.; Gräfe, S.; Biegert, J.
Journal of physics: conference series, ISSN: 1742-6588 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 0.21; Quartil: Q4)
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Journal article

Laser-induced electron diffraction of the ultrafast umbrella motion in ammonia
Belsa, B.; Amini, K.; Liu, X.; Sanchez, A.; Steinle, T.; Steinmetzer, J.; Biegert, J.
Structural Dynamics-US, ISSN: 2329-7778 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.67; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 13/01/2021
Journal article

Molecular structure retrieval directly from laboratory-frame photoelectron spectra in laser-induced electron diffraction
Sanchez, A.; Amini, K.; Belsa, B.; Liu, X.; Steinle, T.; Biegert, J.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 17.694; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 09/03/2021
Journal article

High density molecular jets of complex neutral organic molecules with Tesla valves
Shaikh, .; Liu, X.; Amini, K.; Steinle, T.; Biegert, J.
Review of scientific instruments, ISSN: 0034-6748 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 1.843; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/10/2021
Journal article

Machine learning for laser-induced electron diffraction imaging of molecular structures
Liu, X.; Amini, K.; Sanchez, A.; Belsa, B.; Steinle, T.; Biegert, J.
Communications chemistry, ISSN: 2399-3669 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 7.211; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:ROMBAUT SEGARRA, JUAN
Title:Multifunctional optical surfaces for optoelectronic devices
Reading date:12/07/2022
Director:PRUNERI, VALERIO
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Antireflective Transparent Oleophobic Surfaces by Noninteracting Cavities
Rombaut, J.
ACS applied materials and interfaces, ISSN: 1944-8244 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 9.229; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/12/2018
Journal article

Nanostructured Hybrid-Material Transparent Surface with Antireflection Properties and a Facile Fabrication Process
Rombaut, J.
ACS omega, ISSN: 2470-1343 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.9
Publication date: 26/11/2019
Journal article

Antireflective multilayer surface with self-cleaning subwavelength structures
Rombaut, J.; Pruneri, V.
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 7.077; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 17/03/2021
Journal article

Omnidirectional antireflection biomimetic surfaces for display screens
Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials
Presentation date: 06/03/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Graphene for transparent conductors and infrared sensing
2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Presentation of work at congresses

Nano-structured optical surfaces base on ultrathin materials for displays and sensing
10th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:JULIÀ FARRÉ, SERGI
Title:Controlling interactions in quantum materials: from a microscopic description to quantum simulation
Reading date:28/06/2022
Director:LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ
Co-director:DAUPHIN, ALEXANDRE
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Nanoscale phase separation and pseudogap in the hole-doped cuprates from fluctuating Cu-O-Cu bonds
Dauphin, A.; Wall, S.; Julià, S.; Lewenstein, M.; Grzybowski, P.; Chhajlany, R.; Grochowski, P.
Physical review B: condensed matter and materials physics, ISSN: 1098-0121 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 1.503; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 10/03/2020
Journal article

Self-Trapped polarons and topological defects in a topological mott insulator
Julià, S.; Müller, M.; Lewenstein, M.; Dauphin, A.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 15.2
Publication date: 11/12/2020
Journal article

AUTHOR:BERNARDELLO, MATTEO
Title:Development of novel multimodal light-sheet fluorescence microscopes for in-vivo imaging of vertebrate organisms
Reading date:14/06/2022
Director:LOZA ALVAREZ, PABLO
Co-director:GUALDA MANZANO, EMILIO JOSE
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Analysis of intracellular protein dynamics in living zebrafish embryos using light-sheet fluorescence single-molecule microscopy
Bernardello, M.; Gualda Manzano, Emilio Jose; Castro, G.; Loza, P.
Biomedical optics express, ISSN: 2156-7085 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.562; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/10/2021
Journal article

Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy for the in vivo study of microtubule dynamics in the zebrafish embryo
Bernardello, M.; Marsal, M.; Gualda Manzano, Emilio Jose; Loza, P.
Biomedical optics express, ISSN: 2156-7085 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.562; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/10/2021
Journal article

Modular multimodal platform for classical and high throughput light sheet microscopy
Bernardello, M.; Gualda Manzano, Emilio Jose; Loza, P.
Scientific reports, ISSN: 2045-2322 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 4.6; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 04/02/2022
Journal article

Multiple asters organize the yolk microtubule network during dclk2-GFP zebrafish epiboly
Marsal, M.; Bernardello, M.; Gualda Manzano, Emilio Jose; Loza, P.
Scientific reports, ISSN: 2045-2322 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 4.6; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 08/03/2022
Journal article

Dynamics of zebrafish microtubule organization during embryonic development using light-sheet microscopy
European Light Microscopy Initiative: ELMI 2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Light-sheet microscopy: studying zebrafish microtubules during embryonic development
10th Anniversary Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Conference
Presentation of work at congresses

Light-sheet microscopy for the study of microtubule organization’s dynamics during the development of zebrafish embryos
MiFoBio 2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Yolk microtubules organization’s dynamics in zebrafish embryonic development visualized through Light-Sheet Microscopy
Spanish Portuguese meeting for Advanced Optical Microscopy 2018
Presentation of work at congresses

LSFM underscores the variability and complexity of yolk microtubule organization during early zebrafish development
Virtual 12th Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Conference 2020
Presentation date: 23/09/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

High-throughput live imaging using Light Sheet Microscopy
2020 International Conference Laser Optics
Presentation date: 05/11/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:ELU ETXANO, UGAITZ
Title:High-peak-power mid-infrared OPCPAs for extreme nonlinear photonics
Reading date:03/05/2022
Director:BIEGERT, JENS
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Extreme temporal compression of ultra-broadband mid-infrared pulses
Publication date: 15/02/2022
Book chapter

High average power and single-cycle pulses from a mid-IR optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier
Elu, U.; Catani, F.
Optica, ISSN: 2334-2536 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 18.7
Publication date: 20/09/2017
Journal article

Infrared electric field sampled frequency comb spectroscopy
Elu, U.
Science advances, ISSN: 2375-2548 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 16.6
Publication date: 12/06/2019
Journal article

Table-top high-energy 7¿¿µm OPCPA and 260¿¿mJ Ho:YLF pump laser
Elu, U.; Steinle, T.
Optics letters, ISSN: 0146-9592 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 7.0
Publication date: 01/07/2019
Journal article

Few-cycle mid-infrared pulses from BaGa2GeSe6
Elu, U.; Maidment, L.; Vamos, L.; Steinle, T.; Haberstroh, F.; Petrov, V.; Badikov, V.; Badikov, D.; Biegert, J.
Optics letters, ISSN: 0146-9592 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 7.0
Publication date: 01/07/2020
Journal article

Seven-octave high-brightness and carrier-envelope-phase-stable light source
Elu, U.; Maidment, L.; Vamos, L.; Badikov, V.; Badikov, D.; Petrov, V.; Biegert, J.
Nature photonics, ISSN: 1749-4885 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 39.728; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 04/2021
Journal article

44 µJ, 160 kHz, few-cycle mid-IR OPCPA with chirp reversal
2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Presentation date: 05/06/2016
Presentation of work at congresses

Single-cycle, 9.6-W, mid-IR pulses via soliton selfcompression from a 21-W OPCPA at 3.25 µm and 160 kHz
Advanced Solid State Lasers 2017
Presentation date: 01/10/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

260-mJ Ho:YLF pump for a 7-µm OPCPA
High Intensity Lasers and High Field 2018
Presentation date: 27/03/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Single-cycle, high-power, mid-IR optical parametric chirped amplifier
Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources
Presentation date: 26/03/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Direct electric-field sampled infrared spectroscopy from 3--25 µm
Conference on Lasers and Electro
Presentation date: 13/05/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Towards a CEP-stable 10-mJ-level mid-IR OPCPA at 7 µm
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 23/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

340 - 40,000 nm coherent light source
2021 IEEE Photonics Conference
Presentation date: 18/10/2021
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:DESHMUKH, CHETAN
Title:Detection of a single erbium ion in a nanoparticle
Reading date:29/04/2022
Director:DE RIEDMATTEN, HUGUES
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Coherent optical and spin spectroscopy of nanoscale Pr3+:Y2O3
Deshmukh, C.; de Riedmatten, H.
Physical review. B, ISSN: 2469-9950 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 6.5
Publication date: 04/10/2019
Journal article

Dynamic control of Purcell enhanced emission of erbium ions in nanoparticles
Deshmukh, C.; de Riedmatten, H.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 17.694; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 06/2021
Journal article

AUTHOR:FRÖLIAN, ANIKA
Title:Simulating a topological gauge theory in a Raman-dressed Bose-Einstein condensate
Reading date:26/04/2022
Director:TARRUELL PELLEGRIN, LETICIA
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Self-bound states in coherently coupled Bose-Einstein condensates
Half Day meeting Barcelona
Presentation date: 08/02/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Coherent coupling in Bose-Einstein condensates: Interaction control and density dependent gauge fields
Young Atomic Optician conference
Presentation date: 29/07/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Coherently coupled Bose-Einstein condensates with tunable interactions
ICFO-Hamburg workshop
Presentation date: 04/11/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Chiral interactions and density dependent gauge fields with ultracold atoms
FOR 2414 student workshop
Presentation date: 04/09/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:VENTURINI, VALERIA
Title:Mechanisms and functions of the nucleus as a mechano-controller of cell contractility and migration plasticity
Reading date:08/04/2022
Tutor/a:SEWELL, ROBERT
Director:WIESER, STEFAN
Co-director:RUPRECHT, VERENA
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Direct force measurements of subcellular mechanics in confinement using optical tweezers
Català, F.; Venturini, V.; Ruprecht, Verena; Krieg, Michael
Journal of visualized experiments, ISSN: 1940-087X (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 1.424; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 31/08/2021
Journal article

How do Cells Sense Physical Forces? Cellular Mechanosensing and Motility in Biomimetic 3D Environments
Joint 12th EBSA – 10th ICBP-IUPAP BIOPHYSICS CONGRESS
Presentation date: 07/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:SUKEERT, SUKEERT
Title:Versatile nonlinear frequency conversion sources in the near- and mid-infrared
Reading date:09/03/2022
Director:EBRAHIM-ZADEH, MAJID
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Widely tunable room-temperature continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator based on periodically-poled KTiOPO4
Devi, K.; Padhye, A.; Sukeert, S.; Ebrahim-Zadeh, M.
Optics express, ISSN: 1094-4087 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.894; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 19/08/2019
Journal article

Green-pumped optical parametric oscillator based on fan-out grating periodically-poled MgO-doped congruent LiTaO3
Sukeert, S.; Kumar, S. Chaitanya; Ebrahim-Zadeh, M.
Optics letters, ISSN: 0146-9592 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.776; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/12/2019
Journal article

Green-pumped continuous-wave parametric oscillator based on fanout–grating MgO:PPLN
Sukeert, S.; Kumar, S. Chaitanya; Ebrahim-Zadeh, M.
Optics letters, ISSN: 0146-9592 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.776; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/12/2020
Journal article

High-Power, Continuous-Wave, Fiber-Pumped Difference-Frequency-Generation at 2.26 µm
Sukeert, S.; Kumar, S. Chaitanya; Ebrahim-Zadeh, M.
IEEE photonics technology letters, ISSN: 1041-1135 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.414; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 15/06/2021
Journal article

High-power continuous-wave mid-infrared difference-frequency generation in the presence of thermal effects
Sukeert, S.; Kumar, S. Chaitanya; Ebrahim-Zadeh, M.
Journal of the Optical Society of America B. Optical physics, ISSN: 0740-3224 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.058; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 01/08/2021
Journal article

Widely tunable, green -pumped, visible and near-infrared continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator based on fan-out-grating PPKTP
8th EPS-QEOD Europhoton conference 2018
Presentation date: 06/09/2018
Presentation of work at congresses

Green-pumped optical parametric oscillator based on fan-out-grating periodically-poled Mg-doped congruent LiTaO3
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 27/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Green-pumped optical parametric oscillator based on fanout-grating periodically-poled Mg-doped congruent LiTaO3
2019 IEEE Photonics Conference
Presentation date: 02/10/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

Rapidly tunable continuous-wave green-pumped optical parametric oscillator based on fanout MgO:PPLN
2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Science and Innovation
Presentation date: 12/05/2020
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Continuous-wave green-pumped optical parametric oscillator based on fanout MgO:PPLN
2020 IEEE Photonics Conference
Presentation date: 29/09/2020
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High-Power Fiber-Pumped Continuous-Wave Difference-Frequency-Generation at 2.26 µm
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2021
Presentation date: 25/06/2021
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Continuous-wave high-power fiber-based difference-frequency-generation at 2.26 µm
2021 IEEE Photonics Conference
Presentation date: 18/10/2021
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AUTHOR:KEARY, SARAH
Title:Spatiotemporal organisation of protein nanoclusters in adhesion complexes
Reading date:28/02/2022
Director:GARCÍA PARAJO, MARÍA
Co-director:CAMPELO AUBARELL, FELIX
Mention:International Mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Shear forces induce ICAM-1 nanoclustering on endothelial cells that impact on T-cell migration
Piechocka, I.; Keary, S.; Sosa-Costa, A.; Lau, L.; Mohan, N.; Stanisvljevic, J.; Borgman, K.; Lakadamyali, M.; Manzo, C.; Garcia-Parajo, M.
Biophysical journal, ISSN: 0006-3495 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 3.699; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 06/2021
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Dissecting the dynamics of integrin clustering and focal adhesion formation at the nano-scale
FEBS Workshop Biological Surfaces and Interfaces: Interface Dynamics
Presentation date: 05/07/2017
Presentation of work at congresses

Super-Resolution Microscopy Reveals Nano-Hubs of Spatially Segregated Proteins Within Focal Adhesions
GRS-Deciphering Extracellular Matrix Complexity: From Molecular Mechanisms to Tissue Functions
Presentation date: 04/05/2019
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Super-resolution microscopy reveals nano-hubs of spatially segregated proteins within focal adhesions
GRC-2019 Fibronectin, Integrins and Related Molecules
Presentation date: 07/05/2019
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Super-resolution microscopy reveals nano-hubs of spatially segregated proteins within focal adhesions.
ASCB- 2020 Cell Bio Virtual
Presentation date: 15/12/2020
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AUTHOR:ÖZDEMIR, ONUR
Title:Further Into the Infrared With Quantum Dot Photodetectors
Reading date:04/02/2022
Director:KONSTANTATOS, GERASIMOS
Mention:No mention
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High Sensitivity Hybrid PbS CQD-TMDC Photodetectors up to 2 µm
Özdemir, O.; Konstantatos, G.
ACS photonics, ISSN: 2330-4022 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 6.864; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 16/10/2019
Journal article

Mid- and long-wave infrared optoelectronics via intraband transitions in PbS Colloidal Quantum Dots
Ramiro, I.; Özdemir, O.; Christodoulou, S.; Gupta, S.; Dalmases, M.; Torre, I.; Konstantatos, G.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 11.189; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/02/2020
Journal article

Size- and temperature-dependent intraband optical properties of heavily n-doped PbS colloidal quantum dot solid-state films
Ramiro, I.; Kundu, B.; Dalmases, M.; Özdemir, O.; Pedrosa, M.; Konstantatos, G.
ACS nano, ISSN: 1936-0851 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 15.881; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 23/06/2020
Journal article

Single-exciton gain and stimulated emission across the infrared telecom band from robust heavily doped PbS colloidal quantum dots
Christodoulou, S.; Ramiro, I.; Othonos, A.; Dalmases, M.; Özdemir, O.; Pradhan, S.; Itskos, Grigorios; Konstantatos, G.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 11.189; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/08/2020
Journal article

Hybrid 2D-QD MoS2–PbSe quantum dot broadband photodetectors with high-sensitivity and room-temperature operation at 2.5 µm
Kundu, B.; Özdemir, O.; Dalmases, M.; Konstantatos, G.; Kumar, G.
Advanced optical materials, ISSN: 2195-1071 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 10.05; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/09/2021
Journal article

Intraband Mid and Long Wave Infrared PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Photodetectors Enabled by Robust Heavy Doping
MRS Fall Meetings and Exhibits 2019
Presentation date: 04/06/2019
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AUTHOR:PÉREZ SALINAS, DANIEL
Title:Inhomogeneity and disorder in ultrafast phase transitions
Reading date:31/01/2022
Director:WALL, SIMON ELLIOT
Mention:No mention
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Imaging nanometer phase coexistence at defects during the insulator–metal phase transformation in VO2 thin films by resonant soft X-ray holography
Vidas, L.; Günther, C.; Miller, T.; Pérez, D.; Martinez, E.; Wall, S.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 20.5
Publication date: 16/05/2018
Journal article

Study of second and third harmonic generation from an indium tin oxide nanolayer: Influence of nonlocal effects and hot electrons
Rodriguez, L.; Scalora, Michael; Johnson, A. S.; Cojocaru, C.; Akozbek, N.; Coppens, Z. J.; Pérez, D.; Wall, S.; Trull, J.
APL Photonics, ISSN: 2378-0967 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 5.672; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 03/01/2020
Journal article

Does Vo2 host a transient monoclinic metallic phase?
Vidas, L.; Martinez, E.; Pérez, D.; Wall, S.
Physical Review X, ISSN: 2160-3308 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 15.762; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 27/08/2020
Journal article

Quantitative hyperspectral coherent diffractive imaging spectroscopy of a solid-state phase transition in vanadium dioxide
Johnson, A. S.; Valls, J.; Vidas, L.; Pérez, D.; Günther, C.; Wall, S.
Science advances, ISSN: 2375-2548 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 14.957; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 13/08/2021
Journal article

Second harmonic generation from an ITO nanolayer: experiment versus theory
Nanophotonics VIII
Presentation date: 01/04/2020
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AUTHOR:CASTILLA GÓMEZ, MANUEL SEBASTIÁN
Title:Photodetectors based on graphene pn-junctions for mid-infrared and terahertz range
Reading date:31/01/2022
Director:KOPPENS, FRANK
Mention:No mention
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Nonequilibrium properties of graphene probed by superconducting tunnel spectroscopy
Castilla, S.
Physical review. B, ISSN: 2469-9950 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 6.6
Publication date: 13/02/2019
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Fast and Sensitive Terahertz Detection Using an Antenna-Integrated Graphene pn Junction
Castilla, S.; Nikitin, A.; Koppens, F.
Nano letters, ISSN: 1530-6984 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 20.5
Publication date: 08/05/2019
Journal article

Plasmonic antenna coupling to hyperbolic phonon-polaritons for sensitive and fast mid-infrared photodetection with graphene
Castilla, S.; Vangelidis, I.; Pusapati, V.; Autore, M.; Slipchenko, T.; Rajendran, K.; Kim, S.; Watanabe, K.; Taniguchi, T.; Martín-Moreno, L.; Englund, D.; Tielrooij, Klaas-jan; Hillenbrand, Rainer; Lidorikis, E.; Koppens, F.
Nature communications, ISSN: 2041-1723 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 14.919; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 12/2020
Journal article

Plasmonics of supported nanoparticles reveals adhesion at the nanoscale: implications for metals on dielectrics
Lazzari, R.; Castilla, S.
ACS applied nano materials, ISSN: 2574-0970 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 5.097; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 24/12/2020
Journal article

Highly sensitive, ultrafast photo-thermoelectric graphene THz detector
43rd International Conference on Infrared Millimeter and Terahertz Waves
Presentation date: 09/09/2018
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Bound in the continuum modes in indirectly-patterned hyperbolic media
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 21/06/2021
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AUTHOR:PRAKASH, VINDHIYA
Title:NARROWBAND PHOTON PAIRS FOR ATOMS: HIGH RESOLUTION SPECTRAL ENGINEERING AND CHARACTERISATION
Reading date:16/12/2021
Director:MITCHELL, MORGAN
Mention:No mention
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Maltese cross coupling to individual cold atoms in free space
Bruno, N.; Bianchet, L.; Prakash, V.; Li, N.; Alves, N.; Mitchell, M.W.
Optics express, ISSN: 1094-4087 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 6.7
Publication date: 14/10/2019
Journal article

Narrowband photon pairs with independent frequency tuning for quantum light-matter interactions
Prakash, V.; Bianchet, L.; Torrent, M.; Gomez, P.; Bruno, N.; Mitchell, M.W.
Optics express, ISSN: 1094-4087 (JCR Impact Factor-2019: 6.7
Publication date: 23/12/2019
Journal article

Autoheterodyne characterization of narrow-band photon pairs
Prakash, V.; Sierant, A.; Mitchell, M.W.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 9.185; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 19/07/2021
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A system to interact entangled photon pairs with individual atoms.
Quantum Optics Conference 2018
Presentation date: 01/03/2018
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Exploring Two Photon Processes Mediated by an Atom
International Conference on Atomic Physics 2018
Presentation date: 25/07/2018
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POSTER - A versatile neutral-atom microtrap to study light-matter interaction at the single particle level
Quantum Optics ix
Presentation date: 10/2018
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ORAL - A versatile neutral-atom microtrap to study light-matter interaction at the single particle level
Advances in Quantum Simulation With Ultracold Atoms
Presentation date: 11/2018
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CORRELATED PHOTON PAIRS WITH INDEPENDENT FREQUENCY TUNEABILITY FOR COLD ATOM EXPERIMENTS.
Quantum 2019
Presentation date: 27/05/2019
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Tuneable, Narrowband, Entangled Photons interfaced with Atomic Systems
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 24/06/2019
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Correlated Photons with Independent Frequency Tuneability for Cold Atom Experiments
Young Atom Opticians conference
Presentation date: 29/07/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

A versatile system to study light matter interactions at the level of single quanta
Barcelona Cold Atoms Workshop
Presentation date: 06/02/2020
Presentation of work at congresses

Narrowband Photon Pairs with Independent Frequency Tuneability for Cold Atom Experiments
7th Annual Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop
Presentation date: 27/04/2020
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ORAL - Quantum jump spectroscopy: how to interrogate a single atom
Cold Atoms Meeting
Presentation date: 10/2020
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HOM interference between distinguishable photons?
8th Annual Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop
Presentation date: 27/04/2021
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AUTHOR:MORENO MENCÍA, DAVID
Title:The application of broadband ultrafast spectroscopy to reveal structural, magnetic and electronic dynamics in quantum materials.
Reading date:22/11/2021
Director:WALL, SIMON ELLIOT
Mention:No mention
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Non-equilibrium dynamics of the prototypical Mott insulator V2O3
ICFOday poster competition
Presentation date: 12/2018
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Disentangling electron and phonon dynamics in Mott insulating Sr3Ir2O7
ICFOday poster competition
Presentation date: 12/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:MARTÍNEZ-DENEGRI SÁNCHEZ, GUILLERMO
Title:LIGHT HARVESTING AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
Reading date:29/09/2021
Director:MARTORELL PENA, JORDI
Mention:No mention
RELATED PUBLICATIONS
Stabilization of the J-V characteristic of a perovskite solar cell using an intelligent control loop
Bheesayagari, C.; Martínez-denegrí, G.; Orpella, A.; Pons, J.; Bermejo, S.; Alcubilla, R.; Martorell, J.; Dominguez, M.
Electronics (Switzerland), ISSN: 2079-9292 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.69; Quartil: Q3)
Publication date: 02/01/2021
Journal article

Flexible Periodic Half-Cylinder Photonic Plate as a Light Recycling Device Applicable to Liquid Crystal Displays
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics / European Quantum Electronics Conference 2019
Presentation date: 23/06/2019
Presentation of work at congresses

AUTHOR:GÜNTHER, NILS-ERIC
Title:Dynamics of Quantum Mixtures
Reading date:08/09/2021
Director:LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ
Co-director:MASSIGNAN, PIETRO ALBERTO
Mention:No mention
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Quantized superfluid vortex dynamics on cylindrical surfaces and planar annuli
Guenther, N.; Massignan, P.; Fetter, A.
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9926 (JCR Impact Factor-2017: 2.909; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 06/12/2017
Journal article

Bose polarons at finite temperature and strong coupling
Guenther, N.; Massignan, P.; Lewenstein, M.; Bruun, G. M.
Physical review letters, ISSN: 0031-9007 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 9.227; Quartil: Q1)
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Journal article

Superfluid vortex dynamics on a torus and other toroidal surfaces of revolution
Guenther, N.; Massignan, P.; Fetter, A.
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9926 (JCR Impact Factor-2020: 3.14; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 04/05/2020
Journal article

Mobile impurity in a Bose-Einstein condensate and the orthogonality catastrophe
Guenther, N.; Schmidt, R.; Bruun, G. M.; Gurarie, V.; Massignan, P.
Physical review, A, ISSN: 2469-9934 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 2.971; Quartil: Q2)
Publication date: 01/01/2021
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AUTHOR:MUÑOZ GIL, GORKA
Title:Anomalous diffusion: from life to machines
Reading date:09/11/2020
Director:LEWENSTEIN, MACIEJ
Co-director:GARCÍA MARCH, MIGUEL ANGEL
Mention:No mention
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Restricted Boltzmann machines as variational wave functions
Annual Barcelona cold atom meeting 2020
Presentation date: 06/02/2020
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Certificates of many-body quantum properties assisted by machine learning
Quantum techniques in machine learning
Presentation date: 11/11/2020
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AUTHOR:SANZ SÁNCHEZ, JULIO
Title:Two-component Bose-Einstein condensates with competing interactions
Reading date:10/02/2020
Director:TARRUELL PELLEGRIN, LETICIA
Mention:No mention
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Coherent Coupling in Bose-Einstein Condensates: Interaction Control and Density Dependent Gauge Fields
Dynamics and interactions in quantum gases
Presentation date: 04/09/2019
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01/11/202231/10/2026Unite! University Network for Innovation, Technology and EngineeringEuropean Commission. Education Audiovisual and Culture Agency Executive Agency (Eacea)
08/06/202208/06/2022A device, a method, and a computer program, for detecting airborne particulate matter in aerosols
16/03/202216/03/2022Dispositivo de obtención de imágenes basado en láminas de luz con profundidad de campo aumentada
30/11/202130/11/2021Self-Referenced Sensor
15/09/202115/09/2021Light sheet-based imaging device with extended depth of field
16/02/202116/02/2021Dispositivo fotovoltaico con un conjunto de fibras para seguimiento del sol
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01/11/202231/10/2026Unite! University Network for Innovation, Technology and EngineeringEuropean Commission. Education Audiovisual and Culture Agency Executive Agency (Eacea)
08/06/202208/06/2022A device, a method, and a computer program, for detecting airborne particulate matter in aerosols
16/03/202216/03/2022Dispositivo de obtención de imágenes basado en láminas de luz con profundidad de campo aumentada
30/11/202130/11/2021Self-Referenced Sensor
15/09/202115/09/2021Light sheet-based imaging device with extended depth of field
16/02/202116/02/2021Dispositivo fotovoltaico con un conjunto de fibras para seguimiento del sol
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