Section Editors

Section Board for 'Optics and Photonics' (44)

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Prof. Dr. Valery V. Tuchin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Optics and Biophotonics, Saratov State University, Saratov, 410012, Russian Federation
Interests: biophotonics; biomedical optics; bionanophotonics; tissue optics; tissue imaging; optical flow cytometry
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Dr. Angel Barranco
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Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, CSIC-University of Seville, C/Américo, Vespucio 49, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
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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Laboratorio Nazionale TASC, Trieste, Italy
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
Interests: spin transport; spin dynamics; spintronics; semiconductor quantum dots; quantum computation; density functional theory
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Special Issue in Materials: Spintronics
Prof. Dr. 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: field-effect transistors; tunneling transistors; nonvolatile memories; CMOS technologies; solid-state radiation detectors; field emission; 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
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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, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 90400, 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
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
Interests: Biosensors; immunosensors; genosensors; lateral flow immunoassays; fiber-optic biosensors
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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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943, 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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Special Issue in Materials: Carbon Fibers
Special Issue in Fibers: Carbon Fibers
Special Issue in C: Carbon Fiber
Prof. Dr. Dirk Poelman
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LumiLab, Department of Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: luminescent materials; bio-imaging; optical materials; photocatalysis; photo- and thermochromic compounds
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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
Interests: dentistry; Periodontal therapy; implants; periimplantitis therapy; diode lasers initiators
Prof. Dr. Antonio Polimeni
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Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy
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
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Dr. Christof Schneider
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Materials Group, General Energy Research Department, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen, Switzerland, Lecturer ETH Zurich
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
Interests: nanoparticles; fluorescence; bio-imaging; sensing; catalysis; photocatalysis
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Prof. Dr. Nikolai V. Tkachenko
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Laboratory of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Korkeakoulunkatu 8, Fi-33720 Tampere, Finland
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. Dr. Alessandra Toncelli
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Department of Physics, University of Pisa, Italy
Interests: photonics; rare-earth luminescence; optical spectroscopy; THz spectroscopy; crystal growth
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Prof. Dr. Bryan M. Wong
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Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering Program, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: computational materials science; first-principles calculations; electronic properties of materials; optoelectronic properties; density functional theory; time-dependent density functional theory; light-harvesting materials; plasmonic materials; carbon nanotubes; nanowires
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Dr. Jörg Krüger
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Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Berlin, Germany
Interests: pulse laser material processing; laser surface functionalization; laser applications for the preservation of the cultural heritage; laser safety and secondary hazards
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Dr. Xinyu Liu
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Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: structural, electrical, magnetic and optical properties of diluted magnetic semiconductor alloys and their heterotructures; growth of low-dimensional semiconductor structures by molecular beam epitaxy; physics of quantum materials, including topological insulators; electronic spin phenomena in semiconductor nanostructures
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Prof. Dr. Tao Wang
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Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, , The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: semiconductor materials and devices; photonics; electronics; integration of photonics and electronics; solar energy materials
Dr. Maciej Dems
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Institute of Physics, Lodz University of Technology, 90-924 Lodz, Poland
Interests: semiconductor lasers; VCSELs; subwavelength structures; gratings; photonic crystals; numerical simulations; modal methods
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Prof. Dr. Pierre-Alexandre Blanche
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College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, United States
Interests: diffraction optics; holography; non-linear material; photorefractive; optical computing
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Prof. Dr. Mauro Tonelli
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Physics Department, Pisa University, Largo B. Pontecorvo 3, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
Interests: crystal growth; solid state spectroscopy; solid state laser; laser cooling
Prof. Dr. Ji Zhou
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: metamaterials, functional ceramics, optical materials
Prof. Dr. Mingbo Pu
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State Key Laboratory of Optical Technologies on Nano-Fabrication and Micro-Engineering, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610209, China
Interests: metasurface; subwavelength optics; flat optics; catenary optics
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Prof. Dr. Zheshuai Lin
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Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Interests: Molecular engineering design on functional materials; Explorations on new nonlinear optical materials; Explorations on the novel thermal and mechanical materials.
Prof. Dr. Dongsheng Li
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State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, School of Material Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China
Interests: Materials Science; Plasmonics; Light-Matter Interaction; Silicon Photonics; Solar Cells; Spectroscopy
Dr. Víctor A. de la Peña O'Shea
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Photoactivated Processes Unit, IMDEA Energía, Ramón de la Sagra, 3, Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
Interests: catalysis; CO2 conversion; Solar Fuels; artificial photosynthesis; photocatalysis; photoelectrochemistry; inorganic materials; organic semiconductors; MOFs; COFs; in situ spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Joanna Pisarska
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University of Silesia, Institute of Chemistry, Katowice, Poland
Interests: rare earth doped materials; luminescence; photonics
Prof. Dr. Franco Marabelli
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Physics Department of the University of Pavia, via A.Bassi 6, I-27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: optical spectroscopy of solid state materials; nanostructured semiconductor and polimeric materials; sensor oriented photonic and plasmonic structures
Prof. Dr. Harry E. Ruda
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Center for Advanced Nanotechnology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E4, Canada
Interests: nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; semiconductor nanostructures; nonlinear optical effects; plasmonics
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Prof. Dr. 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. Dr. Sanichiro Yoshida
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Department of Chemistry and Physics, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU 10878, Hammond, LA 70402, USA
Interests: deformation theory; optical techniques for material characterization; acoustical techniques for material characterization; dynamics
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Prof. Dr. 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
Dr. 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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