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Nanophotonics at work: thresholdless micro lasers, nano-biomedical devices and quantum temperature sensors

Friday, 27.04.2018 10:00

Speakers: Dr. Pablo Aitor Postigo (Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología (Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica) PTM, calle Isaac Newton 8, 28760 Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain)
Place: Zasedací místnosti u knihovny, Cukrovarnická 10, Praha 6
Organisers: Department of Optical Materials
In this talk I will describe the work of my group at IMN (Institute of Micro and Nanotechnology, CSIC) in Madrid, Spain. I will show some examples of how nanotechnology and photonics can work together (Nanophotonics) and the advantages we have found in this combination. Specifically I will present results on the first room-temperature thresholdless laser made by combing photonic crystals and quantum dots. I will also show some examples of opto-nanofluidic devices for biosensing applications and optical sensors based on Fano resonances using gold nanowires. Finally I will talk about future optomechanical devices for quantum sensing of temperature that may use diamond as its constitutive material.