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NanoPhotonics Centre



Key publications: 

Kos, D., Di Martino, G., Boehmke, A. et al. Optical probes of molecules as nano-mechanical switches. Nature Communications 11, 5905 (2020).

Di Martino, G., Demetriadou, A., Li, W., Kos, D. et al. Real-time in situ optical tracking of oxygen vacancy migration in memristors. Nature Electronics 3, 687–693 (2020).

Kos, D., Astier, H. P. A. G., Di Martino, G., Mertens, J., Ohadi, H., De. Fazio, D., Yoon, D., Zhao, Z., Kuhn, A., Ferrari, A. C., Ford, C. J. B., Baumberg, J. J., Electrically Controlled Nano and Micro Actuation in Memristive Switching Devices with On‐Chip Gas Encapsulation, Small 2018, 14, 1801599.

Research Associate
Dr Dean  Kos

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Latest news

Featured article in Nature Communications

30 November 2021

Our work on tracking the interactions between single molecules and gold atoms has been selected as Featured Article in Nature Communications. A great recognition of the hard work put in by Jack and Tamás! Article available here . single_molecule_gold_Atom.gif

Bowling November '21

29 November 2021

A nice evening out with the NanoPhotonics group. About 30 people from the NanoPhotoncis centre decided to go bowling together at the Leisure Centre. And ofcourse pub afterwards. Thanks to the organizers Sarah and Ishaan.

Royal Society University Research Fellowship: Bart de Nijs

24 November 2021

Bart de Nijs has been awarded a prestigious University Research Fellowship from the Royal Society. This will be held in the NanoPhotonics Centre where Bart will focus his research on combining the powerful optical properties of self-assembled plasmonic nanoarchitectures with molecular catalysts to develop new types of...