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Monday, August 11 • 14:00 - 16:00
Quantum Optics, Nanophotonics I

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14:00-14:15
Oral: Su-Hyun Gong
Strong Purcell Enhancement by Deterministic Plasmonic Nanofocusing in Single Quantum Dot

Co-authors: Je-Hyung Kim, Young-Ho Ko, Christophe Rodriguez, Jonghwa Shin, Yong-Hee Lee, Le Si Dang, Xiang Zhang, Yong-Hoon Cho

14:15-14:30
Oral: 
Kobi Cohen
Highly Directional Emission of Photons from Nanocrystal Quantum Dots Positioned on Circular Plasmonic Lens Antennas
Co-authors: Moshe Harats, Nitzan Livneh, Shira Yochelis, Yossi Paltiel, Ronen Rapaport

14:30-14:45
Oral: 
T. Sverre Theuerholz
Theory of Quantum Emission Statistics of Nanoplasmonic Hybrid Systems
Co-authors: Michael Gegg, Andreas Knorr, Marten Richter

14:45-15:00
Oral: 
Fabrice Laussy
Violation of Cauchy-Schwarz & Bell's Inequalities in the Light Emitted by a Quantum Dot
Co-authors: Carlos Sánchez-Muñoz, Elena del Valle, Carlos Tejedor

15:00-15:30
Invited: Bart de Nijs
Squeezing Light into Nanogaps: Plasmonics in the Sub-nm & Quantum Domains


Coupling between plasmonic nano-components generates strongly red-shifted resonances combined with intense local field amplification on the nanoscale. This allows directly seeing molecules as well as excitations in semiconductors. We have recently explored plasmonic coupling which can be tuned dynamically, through reliable bottom-up self-assembly. The crucial aspect of these systems is the extreme sensitivity to separation, and how quantum tunneling starts to be directly seen at room temperature in ambient conditions. We recently demonstrated how quantum plasmonics controls the very smallest space that light can be squeezed into. We also demonstrate the possibility to track few molecules using the extreme enhancements. We show how the new generation of 2D semiconductors can couple to such nano-scale gaps utilizes our nanoparticle on mirror geometry.

[1] Nature 491, 574 (2012); Revealing the quantum regime in tunnelling plasmonics.
[2] Nano Letters 10, 1787 (2010); Actively-Tuned Plasmons on Elastomeric Au NP Dimers.
[3] ACS Nano 5, 3878 (2011); Precise sub-nm plasmonic junctions within Au NP assemblies.
[4] Nano Lett 11, 5339 (2011); Surface-Enhanced CARS on Nanostructured Au Surfaces.
[5] Nano Lett 13, 5033 (2013); Controlling sub-nm plasmonic gaps using graphene.

Co-authors: Lindsey Ibbotson, David Leipold, Erich Runge, G. Vijaya Prakash, Jeremy Baumberg

15:30-15:45
Oral: 
Chris Phillips
Quantum Metamaterials & Strongly-Coupled Systems; New Physics from Semiconductor Nano-structures
Co-authors: Alex Bak, Francis Murphy, Hemmel Amrania, Vincenzo Giannini, Simone De Liberato, Stefan A. Maier

15:45-16:00
Oral: 
David Colas
Spacetime Rabi Oscillations
Co-authors: Fabrice Laussy

Session Chairs
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Luis Viña

Autónoma University

Speakers
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Bart de Nijs

University of Cambridge


Monday August 11, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
Room 18AB

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