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Martijn Wubs


2 open PhD positions

on the theory of nanoplasmonics and nanoscale quantum optics, see info and link to apply. Deadline Dec. 10th.
(November 2014)

PhD for Søren Raza

Thesis title: "Probing plasmonic nanostructures with electron energy-loss spectroscopy".
(October 2014)

Twice in Nature ...

... Communications: Generalized nonlocal optical response in nanoplasmonics by Mortensen et al. and "Extremely confined gap surface plasmon modes excited by electrons" by Raza, Stenger, Pors et al.
(May and June 2014)

Registration open

... for the Lorentz Center workshop ``Nanoscale Quantum Optics'' (Leiden, the Netherlands, June 2-6, 2014). Register here, workshop poster here.
(March 2013)

Article accepted

... in ACS Nano. Title: Nonlocal response of metallic nanospheres probed by light, electrons, and atoms. See article by T. Christensen et al.
(January 2014)

Highly cited

... article by G. Toscano et al. listed in Top Cited Articles in Optics Express.
(January 2014)

Co-organizing a workshop

... entitled Nanoscale Quantum Optics @ Lorentz Center in Leiden, with Michiel de Dood and Andrea Fiore.
(dates: June 2-6, 2014 )

On the cover

... of Nanophotonics. See the article by Toscano et al., title: "Nonlocal response in plasmonic waveguiding with extreme light confinement".
(July 2013)

Letter accepted

... in Physical Review. Title: "Quantum optical effective-medium theory for loss-compensated metamaterials", see Letter by E. Amooghorban, N.A. Mortensen, and MW.
(published 9 April 2013)

Article accepted

... in Nanophotonics. Title: "Blueshift of the surface plasmon resonance in silver nanoparticles studied with EELS", see article by S. Raza et al.
(February 2013)

PhD for Giuseppe Toscano

Thesis title: "Semiclassical theory of nonlocal plasmonic excitation in metallic nanostructures", see also Nanoplasmonics Lab
(February 2013)

On the cover

... of Physical Review Letters. See the Letter by Blum et al., title: "Nanophotonic control of the Förster resonance energy transfer efficiency". Highlighted in Nature Materials and in Science. Popular press coverage on phys.org, nanowerk.com, BioOpticsWorld.com.
(November 2012)


... about our Phys. Rev. Letter by journalist Henrik Bendix of the danish popular science portal videnskab.dk. See "Sådan udveksler nabomolekyler energi" (danish) and forskning.no (norwegian).
(November 2011)

Best Poster Award

... won by PhD student S. Raza at the NFO12 Conference, for this poster. Title: "Effects of nonlocal response in metallic nanostructures".
(September 2012)

Article accepted

... in Plasmonics. Title: "Refractive-index sensing with ultra-thin plasmonic nanotubes", see article by S. Raza et al.
(May 2012)

Article accepted

... in Optics Letters. Title: "Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS): nonlocal limitations", see the article by G. Toscano et al.
(May 2012)

PhD student position

... available in our group at DTU Fotonik. Project title: Quantum optics of metamaterials. Deadline May 2nd.
(March 2012)

Free use of our software

... for calculating nonlocal response of metal nanowires with arbitrary shapes, as an extension to the COMSOL 4.2a RF Module. Software available on www.nanopl.org
(March 2012)

Article accepted

... in Optics Express. Title: "Modified field enhancement and extinction in plasmonic nanowire dimers due to nonlocal response". See the article by G. Toscano et al.
(January 2012)

Welcome to my website!

My name is Martijn Wubs and I am a Dutch physicist working as an associate professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in the Structured Electromagnetic Materials Theory group.

With my wife and two children I live in Charlottenlund, in between DTU and downtown Copenhagen.                              

My research:

Nanophotonics, Quantum optics, and solid-state quantum information

  • Nanophotonics: Nonlocal response and beyond in nanoplasmonics

  • Quantum optics: Nanoscale quantum optics, quantum plasmonics, quantum optics in metamaterials

  • Solid-state quantum information: Driven quantum systems (coherent destruction of tunneling, dissipative Landau-Zener transitions) and Open quantum systems (decoherence-free subspaces, pure dephasing, non-Markovian effects)

Last change: November 2014.