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Dr Jan Mertens

Dr Jan Mertens

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Key Publications

  1. Hybridization of plasmonic antenna and cavity modes: Extreme optics of nanoparticle-on-mirror nanogaps
    C. Tserkezis, R. Esteban, D.O. Sigle, J. Mertens, L.O. Herrmann, J.J. Baumberg, J. Aizpurua
    Phys. Rev. A, 92, 053811 (2015)
  2. Scalable Microaccordion Mesh for Deformable and Stretchable Metallic Films
    J. Mertens, R.W. Bowman, J.C.W. Willis, A. Robinson, D. Cotton, R. White, K.A. Seffen, J.J. Baumberg
    Phys. Rev. Applied, 4, 044006 (2015)
  3. Capillary-Force-Assisted Optical Tuning of Coupled Plasmons
    T. Ding, J. Mertens, D.O. Sigle, J.J. Baumberg
    Adv. Mater., 27, 6457–6461 (2015)
  4. Controllable Tuning Plasmonic Coupling with Nanoscale Oxidation
    T. Ding, D.O. Sigle, L. Zhang, J. Mertens, B. de Nijs, J.J. Baumberg
    ACS Nano, 9, 6110-6118 (2015)
  5. Monitoring Morphological Changes in 2D Monolayer Semiconductors Using Atom-Thick Plasmonic Nanocavities
    D.O. Sigle, J. Mertens, L.O. Herrmann, R.W. Bowman, S. Ithurria, B. Dubertret, Y. Shi, H.Y. Yang, C. Tserkezis, J. Aizpurua, J.J. Baumberg
    ACS Nano, 9, 825–830 (2015)
  6. Excitons in a mirror: Formation of "optical bilayers" using MoS2 monolayers on gold substrates
    J. Mertens, Y. Shi, A. Molina-Sánchez, L. Wirtz, H.Y. Yang, J.J. Baumberg
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 191105 (2014)
  7. Unfolding the contents of sub-nm plasmonic gaps using normalising plasmon resonance spectroscopy
    B. de Nijs, R. Bowman, L.O. Herrmann, F. Benz, S.J. Barrow, J. Mertens, D.O. Sigle, A. Eiden, A.C. Ferrari, O. Scherman, J.J. Baumberg
    Faraday Discussions, 107 (2014)
  8. Nonlinear Superchiral Meta-Surfaces: Tuning Chirality and Disentangling Non-Reciprocity at the Nanoscale
    V.K. Valev, J.J. Baumberg, B. De Clercq, N. Braz, X. Zheng, E.J. Osley, S. Vandendriessche, M. Hojeij, C. Blejean, J. Mertens, C.G. Biris, V. Volskiy, M. Ameloot, Y. Ekinci, G.A.E. Vandenbosch, P.A. Warburton, V.V. Moshchalkov, N.C. Panoiu, T. Verbiest
    Adv. Mater, 26, 4074–4081 (2014)
  9. Controlling Subnanometer Gaps in Plasmonic Dimers Using Graphene
    J. Mertens, A. Eiden, D.O. Sigle, F. Huang, A. Lombardo, Z. Sun, R.S. Sundaram, A. Colli, C. Tserkezis, J. Aizpurua, S. Milana, A.C. Ferrari, J.J. Baumberg
    Nano Letters, 13, 5033–5038 (2013)
  10. Pulse-shaper-assisted coherent control of shift currents
    K.K. Kapil, J. Mertens, M. Bieler, S. Chatterjee
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 28, 470-474 (2011)
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Shell Churchill Prize awarded to Jan Mertens

Nov 05, 2015

Research prize for the title Graphene based plasmonic nano-optical capacitors

Looking for a new postdoc

Oct 09, 2015

Searching for an experimental postdoc deadline 6th Nov

Jan Mertens wins prize

Sep 08, 2015

Jan Mertens wins best presentation prize at the conference "Frontiers in Nanophotonics" in Ascona, Switzerland, awarded by the "Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF)".

Understanding background photoluminescence

Mar 17, 2015

NanoPhotonics researchers publish a paper that helps to a better understanding of continuous background photoluminescence in the field of Raman SERS research.

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