Section Editors

Section Board for 'Optics and Photonics' (32)

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Dr. Valery Tuchin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Head of the Chair of Optics and Biophotonics, Saratov State University (National Research), Institute of Precision Mechanics and Control of the RAS, Russia
Tel. +79042419710
Interests: biophotonics; biomedical optics; bionanophotonics; tissue optics; tissue imaging; optical flow cytometry
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Dr. Angel Barranco
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Senior Scientist, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla (CSIC-University of Seville), C/Américo, Vespucio 49, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
Tel. +34 954489596; Fax: +34 954460665
Interests: PECVD, plasma polymerization, plasma polymers, functional films, semiconducting organic thin films, thin film devices, photoluminescence, photonic films, optical multilayers, photonic sensing, nanoporous oxide films, superhydrophobic surfaces, omniphobic surfaces
Dr. Giorgio Biasiol
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AMD - Advanced Material and Devices group, CNR-IOM, TASC Laboratory Laboratory, S.S. 14, Km 163.5 in Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza (Trieste), Italy
Fax: +39 040 226767
Interests: compound semiconductor thin films and nanostructures; crystal growth and epitaxy; kinetics of epitaxial growth; photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy; coherent transport
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Prof. Dr. Irene D'Amico
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Information Centre, Market Square, Department of Physics, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
Fax: +44 1904 322 214
Interests: spin transport; spin dynamics; spintronics; semiconductor quantum dots; quantum computation; density functional theory
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Prof. T. DebRoy
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Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: heat transfer, fluid flow and mass transfer; modeling of materials processing; additive manufacturing; directed energy deposition; powder bed fusion; laser welding; electron beam welding; friction stir welding
Prof. Dr. Antonio Di Bartolomeo
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Department of Physics E. R. Caianiello, Università di Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Interests: optical and electrical properties of carbon nanotubes, graphene, and 2D materials; semiconductor heterojunctions and their application as photodetectors, solar cells, and chemical sensors; Van der Waals heterojunctions of 2D-layered materials; field-effect transistors; tunneling transistors; nonvolatile memories; CMOS technologies; solid-state radiation detectors; field emission
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Prof. Dr. Mady Elbahri
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1.School of Chemical Technology- Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, Aalto University, Kemistintie 1, 00076 Aalto, Finland 2. Institute for Materials Science - Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, CAU-Kiel University, Kaiserstr. 2, D-24143 Kiel, Germany 3. Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht- Nanochemistry and Nanoengineering, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: functional nanomaterials and nanocomposites; smart materials; green nanotechnology; bio-nanotechnology; environmental remediation; nanophotonics and plasmonic
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Prof. Dr. Lioz Etgar
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Institute of Chemistry , the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Casali center for applied Chemistry,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Edmond J Safra Campus, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, 9190401, Israel
Interests: photovoltaic solar cells; physics of semiconductor materials; synthesis of nanomaterials; optical properties of nanomaterials; organic-inorganic perovskite; quantum dots; perovskite based solar cells; quantum solar cells; dye sensitized solar cells; photoactive materials
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Prof. Dr. Jung Ho Je
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 77 Cheongam-Ro, Pohang, 37673, Korea
Tel. +82 010 3821 2143; Fax: +82 54 279 2992
Interests: wetting on soft material, drop impact, x-ray imaging; x-ray diffraction, organic nanowires, silicon carbide, microradiology; microtomography
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Dr. Dirk Lehmhus
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ISIS Sensorial Materials Scientific Centre, University of Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: porous and cellular metals; metal foams; syntactic foams; metal matrix syntactic foams; metal matrix composites; powder metallurgy; powder technology; finite element analysis; integrated computational materials engineering (ICME); smart structures; sensor integration; sensorial materials; structural health monitoring (SHM)
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Prof. Dr. Efrat Lifshitz
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Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Solid State Institute, Russell Burrie Nanotechnology Institute, Grand Technion Energy Program, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel
Interests: Synthesis and magneto-optical characterization of colloidal semiconductor nanostructures (dots, rods, platelets); core/shell heterostructures; perovskites and layered semiconductors; Magneto-optical methodologies including magneto- photoluminescence, optically detected magnetic resonance, microwave modulated spectroscopy, confocal spectroscopy; Investigation of spin properties in nanostructures of various composition and morphology
Prof. Dr. Gigliola Lusvardi
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Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via G.Campi 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; bioglasses; metallic nanoparticles; drug delivery systems; synthesis (traditional, sol-gel and sono-gel); functional biomaterials; surface functionalization; biosensors; characterization (x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy)
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Prof. Dr. Robert S. Marks
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Department of Biotechnology Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
Tel. +972-8-6477182; Fax: +972-8-6472857
Interests: Biosensors, immunosensors, genosensors, lateral flow immunoassays, fiber-optic biosensors
Prof. Dr. Frank A. Müller
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Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Otto Schott Institute of Materials Research (OSIM), Colloids, Surfaces, and Interfaces (CSI), Löbdergraben 32, 07743 Jena, Germany
Interests: bio-inspired materials; biomaterials; biomineralization; laser materials processing; additive manufacturing; surface modification; nanoparticles
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Dr. E. Andrew Payzant
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Neutron Scattering Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6475, USA
Interests: Neutron and X-ray scattering techniques; characterization of residual stress; solid-state crystallization and phase transformations; crystal structure; preferred orientation; microstructure, mechanical, and electronic properties of materials; ion-transport materials (particularly related to solid oxide fuel cell and gas separations applications); bulk metallic glasses; photovoltaics and nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Phillips
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Department of Physics, Spanagel Hall, Room 203, 833 Dyer Road, Monterey, CA 93943-5216, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysts; carbon materials; plasma generated materials; dielectrics metal particle synthesis; material-radical interactions; energy storage; microcalorimetry; mossbauer spectroscopy; quantum mechanics; plasma physics
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Prof. Dr. Dirk Poelman
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Lumilab, Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S1, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: lighting, vision, luminescence, displays; thin film optics, photocatalysis, medical imaging, structural characterization
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Prof. Dr. Georgios Romanos
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Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine Dept. of Periodontology, 106 Rockland Hall, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8700, USA
Tel. 631-632-8755; Fax: 631-632-8670
Interests: dentistry, Periodontal therapy, implants, periimplantitis therapy, diode lasers initiators
Prof. Antonio Polimeni
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Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma
Interests: nanostructured materials (quantum dots, nanowires, 2D crystals), optical properties, hydrogen in semiconductors, optoelectronic devices
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Dr. Joe Sakai
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Institut Català de Nanociència I Nanotecnologia (ICN2), UAB Campus, ICN2 Building, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: oxide thin films (especially vanadium oxides); pulsed laser deposition; insulator-metal phase transition; functionally graded materials; nanocomposites via self-assembly
Dr. Christof Schneider
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Materials Group, General Energy Research Department, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen, Switzerland, Lecturer ETH Zurich
Fax: +41 56 310 2688
Interests: oxide materials for energy applications: thermoelectrics, ion conductors, battery materials; Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD); multiferroics; interface physics of oxides with strong electronic correlations
Prof. Dr. Raphaël Schneider
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Laboratoire Réactions et Génie des Procédés, Université de Lorraine, CNRS Address: 1, rue Grandville, BP 20451, 54001 Nancy, France
Tel. +33 3 72 74 37 90
Interests: nanoparticles; fluorescence; bio-imaging; sensing; catalysis; photocatalysis
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Prof. Nikolai V. Tkachenko
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Laboratory of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Korkeakoulunkatu 8, Fi-33720 Tampere, Finland
Tel. +358 40 748 4160
Interests: Photoactive compounds; molecular films; self-assembled monolayers; organic-semiconductor hybrid nanostructures; quantum dots; photopysics and photochemistry; photoinduced electron transfer; organic and hybrid solar cells; ultrafast spectroscopy
Prof. Alessandra Toncelli
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Department of Physics, University of Pisa, Italy
Tel. +39 050 2214 556/286; Fax: +39 050 2214 333
Interests: photonics, rare-earth luminescence, optical spectroscopy, THz spectroscopy, crystal growth
Prof. Bryan M. Wong
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Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering Program, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California, USA
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Prof. Harry E. Ruda
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University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Interests: nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; semiconductor nanostructures; nonlinear optical effects; plasmonics
Prof. Dror Fixler
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Faculty of Engineering; Head of the Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 5290002, Israel
Interests: fluorescence lifetime and anisotropy decay; fluorescence lifetime imaging; biological imaging based on fluorescence parameters; light–tissue interaction; nanophotonics
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Dr. Mauricio Calvo Roggiani
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Multifunctional Optical Materials Group, Institute of Materials Science of Seville, Spanish National Research Council, c/ Américo Vespucio, 49. 41092 – Sevilla, Spain
Interests: Porous thin films; UV protection; nanomaterials; photonic structures; perovskite ABX_3
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Prof. Sanichiro Yoshida
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Department of Chemistry and Physics, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU 10878, Hammond, LA 70402, USA
Interests: characterization of materials' mechanical properties, optical methods, optoacoustic methods, field theories, interferometry, dynamic analysis
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Prof. Maria Principe
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1. University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy
2. INFN sezione di Napoli, Gruppo Collegato di Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy
3. Centro Studi e Ricerche Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italy
Interests: thin films, metamaterials, metasurfaces, thermal noise, high reflectivity coatings, biological sensing
Prof. Chang-Hyun Kim
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Department of Electronic Engineering, Gachon University, 13120 Seongnam, Republic of Korea
Interests: organic semiconductors; organic electronics; device physics; organic thin-film transistors; organic field-effect transistors; organic electrochemical transistors; organic photovoltaics; modeling; simulation
Dr. Johannes Gierschner
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Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies IMDEA in Nanoscience C/ Faraday 9 Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco 28049, Madrid, Spain
Interests: conjugated organic materials; organic optoelectronics; optical spectroscopy; quantum chemistry
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