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Dr.

Frank Neubrech

Executive Scientific Manager
2nd Physics Institute

Contact

+49 711 685-65222
+49 711 685-65285

Pfaffenwaldring 57
70569 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Room: 5.548

Subject

Plasmonics, Nanooptics, Nanofabrication, Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy, Optical Spectroscopy (also at Synchrotron Light Sources), Finite Difference Time Domain Simulations, Surface Science, DNA-nanotechnology

Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Heisenbergstrasse 1
D-70569 Stuttgart
Germany

2021

  1. J. A. Kammerer, X. Duan, F. Neubrech, R. R. Schröder, N. Liu, and M. Pfannmöller
    Stabilizing γ-MgH2 at Nanotwins in Mechanically Constrained Nanoparticles
    Advanced Materials, accepted.

2020

  1. X. Y. Duan, S. T. White, Y. Y. Cui, F. Neubrech, Y. F. Gao, R. F. Haglund, and N. Liu
    Reconfigurable multi-state optical systems enabled by VO2 phase transitions
    ACS Photonics 7, 2958-2965 (2020).
  2. Dynamic plasmonic color generation enabled by functional materials
    F. Neubrech, X. Duan, and N. Liu
    Science Advances 6, eabc2709 (2020).
    This review is an invited contribution.
  3. Reconfigurable plasmonic chirality: fundamentals and applications
    F. Neubrech, M. Hentschel, and N. Liu
    Adv. Mat. 1905640 (2020)
    This review is an invited contribution.

    2019

  4. Pushing down the limit: In-vitro detection of a polypeptide monolayer on a single infrared resonant nanoantenna
    R. Semenyshyn, F. Moerz, T. Steinle, M. Ubl, M. Hentschel, F. Neubrech, and H. Giessen
    ACS Photonics 6, 2636 (2019)
    This paper was featured on the inside coverpage.
    This article was selected as one of the ACS Photonics International Day of Light Highlights 2020.
  5. Selective Autonomous Molecular Transport and Collection by Hydrogel-embedded Supramolecular Chemical Gradients
    S. Zhang, C. Zhang, H. Chen, S.J. Kieffer, F. Neubrech, H. Giessen, A.G. Alleyne, and P.V. Braun
    Angew. Chem. 58, 18165 (2019)
  6. Measuring molecular diffusion through thin polymer films with dual-band plasmonic antennas
    H. Chen, F. Neubrech, R. Liu, J.S. Katz, S. Matteucci, S.G. Arturo, B. Wasserman, H. Giessen, and P.V. Braun submitted.
  7. Vibrational Sensing Using Infrared Nanoantennas: Toward the Noninvasive Quantitation of Physiological Levels of Glucose and Fructose
    L. Kühner, R. Semenyshyn, M. Hentschel, F. Neubrech, C. Tarin, and H. Giessen
    ACS Sensors 4, 1973 (2019)
  8. Resonant Plasmonic Nanoslits Enable in Vitro Observation of Single-Monolayer Collagen-Peptide Dynamics
    R. Semenyshyn, M. Hentschel, C. Huck, J. Vogt, F. Weiher, H. Giessen, and F. Neubrech
    ACS Sensors 4, 1966 (2019)
    This paper was featured on the cover page in August 2019.
  9. In Vitro Monitoring Conformational Changes of Polypeptide Monolayers Using Infrared Plasmonic Nanoantennas
    R. Semenyshyn, M. Hentschel, C. Huck, J. Vogt, F. Weiher, H. Giessen, and F. Neubrech
    Nano Lett. 19, 1 (2019)
    This paper was featured on the cover page in January 2019.
  10. SEIRA Based Chemical Identification of Single Ultrafine Particles
    C. Huck, M. Tzschoppe, R. Semenyshyn, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    Phys. Rev. Applied 11, 014036 (2019)
    This article has been highlighted in Advances in Engineering.
    This article has been highlighted in Physics Focus.
    This article has been highlighted in Laser Focus World.

    2018

  11. Impact of Metal-Optical Properties on Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption
    M. Tzschoppe, C. Huck, J. Vogt, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    J. Phys. Chem. C 27, 15678 (2018)
  12. Addressable metasurfaces for dynamic holography and optical information encryption
    J.X. Li, S. Kamin, G.X. Zheng, F. Neubrech, S. Zhang, and N. Liu
    Sci. Adv. 4, eaar6768 (2018)
  13. Chemical routes to surface enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) substrates
    C. Stanglmair, F. Neubrech, and C. Pacholski
    Z. Phys. Chem., published online (2018)
  14. Line-current model for linear and nonlinear optical properties of thin elongated metallic rod antennas
    M. L. Nesterov, M. Schäferling, K. Weber, F. Neubrech, U. Zschieschang, H. Giessen, and T. Weiss
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 35, 1482 (2018)
  15. Chiral plasmonic hydrogen sensors
    M. Matuschek, D. Singh, H. Jeong, M. Nesterov, T. Weiss, P. Fischer, F. Neubrech, and N. Liu
    Small 14, 1702990 (2018)
    This article has been highlighted on the front cover .

    2017

  16. Nearly diffraction limited FTIR mapping using an ultrastable broadband femtosecond laser tunable from 1.33 to 8 microns
    F. Mörz, R. Semenyshyn, T. Steinle, F. Neubrech, U. Zschieschang, H. Klauk, A. Steinmann, and H. Giessen
    Optics express 25, 32355 (2017)
  17. Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption with Si-doped InAsSb/GaSb nano-antennas
    M. J. Milla, F. Barho, F. Gonzalez-Posada, L. Cerutti, B. Charlot, M. Bomers, F. Neubrech, E. Tournie, and T. Taliercio
    Optics express 25, 26651 (2017)
  18. Dynamic Color Displays Using Stepwise Cavity Resonators
    Y. Chen, X. Duan, M. Matuschek, Y. Zhou, F. Neubrech, H. Duan, and N. Liu
    Nano Letters 17, 5555 (2017)
  19. Nanoantenna-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopic Chemical Imaging
    L. Kühner, M. Hentschel, U. Zschieschang, H. Klauk, J. Vogt, C. Huck, H. Giessen, and F. Neubrech
    ACS Sensors 2, 655 (2017)
  20. Surface Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy using Resonant Nanoantennas
    F. Neubrech, C. Huck, K. Weber, A. Pucci, and H. Giessen
    Chem. Rev. 117, 5110-5145 (2017)
    This review is an invited contribution.
    Please take also a look at our interview at Spectroscopy: Resonant Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy (Resonant SEIRA) Using Metal Nanoantennas .
  21. Chemical Identification of Individual Fine Dust Particles with Resonant Plasmonic Enhancement of Nanoslits in the Infrared
    J. Vogt, S. Zimmermann, C. Huck, M. Tzschoppe F. Neubrech, S. Fatikow, and A. Pucci
    ACS Photonics 4, 560-566 (2017)
  22. Wavelength Scaling in Antenna-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy: Towards the Far-IR and THz Region
    K. Weber, M.L. Nesterov, T. Weiss, M. Scherer, M. Hentschel, J. Vogt, C. Huck, W. Li, M. Dressel, H. Giessen, and F. Neubrech
    ACS Photonics 4, 45-51 (2017)

    2016

  23. Plasmonic light scattering and infrared vibrational signal enhancement
    J. Vogt, C. Huck, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    Frontiers of Plasmon Enhanced Spectroscopy 2, 1-19 (2016)
  24. Strong coupling between phonon-polaritons and plasmonic nanorods
    C. Huck, J. Vogt, T. Neuman, T. Nagao, R. Hillenbrand, J. Aizpurua, A. Pucci, and F. Neubrech
    Opt. Express 24, 25528-25339 (2016)
  25. Porous Gold Nanowires: Plasmonic Response and Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption
    I. Schubert, C. Huck, J. Vogt, P. Kröber, F. Neubrech, A.Pucci, M.E. Toimil-Molares, and C. Trautmann
    Adv. Opt. Mat. 4, 1838-1845 (2016)
  26. How Intrinsic Phonons Manifest in Infrared Plasmonic Resonances of Crystalline Lead Nanowires
    J. Vogt, C. Vu Hoang, C. Huck, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 19302–19307 (2016)

    2015

  27. Importance of Plasmonic Scattering for an Optimal Enhancement of Vibrational Absorption in SEIRA with Linear Metallic Antennas
    T. Neuman, C. Huck, J. Vogt, F. Neubrech, R. Hillenbrand, J. Aizpurua, and A. Pucci
    J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 26652-26662 (2015)
  28. Plasmonic Enhancement of Infrared Vibrational Signals: Nanoslits versus Nanorods
    C. Huck, J. Vogt, M. Sendner, D. Hengstler, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    ACS Photonics 2, 1489-1497 (2015)
  29. Conductivity of Metal Nanowires Studied by Infrared Plasmon-Polariton Spectroscopy
    J. Vogt, C. Huck, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology 1-7 (2015)
  30. A Switchable Mid-Infrared Plasmonic Perfect Absorber with Multispectral Thermal Imaging Capability
    A. Tittl, A-K. U. Michel, M. Schäferling, X. Yin, B. Gholipour, L. Cui, M. Wuttig, T. Taubner, F. Neubrech, and H. Giessen
    Adv. Mater. 27, 4597-4603 (2015)
    This article has been highlighted on the inside front cover .
  31. Fabrication of cm2 plasmonic nanoantenna arrays by femtosecond direct laser writing lithography: Effects of collective excitations on SEIRA enhancement
    S. Bagheri, K. Weber, T. Gissibl, T. Weiss F. Neubrech, and H. Giessen
    ACS Photonics 2, 779-786 (2015)
  32. Mid-infrared Fourier-transform spectroscopy with a high-brilliance tunable laser source: investigating sample areas down to 5 µm diameter
    T. Steinle, F. Neubrech, A. Steinmann, X. Yin, and H. Giessen
    Opt. Express 23, 11105-11113 (2015)
  33. Gold Nanoantennas on a Pedestal for Plasmonic Enhancement in the Infrared
    C. Huck, F. Neubrech, M. Chirumamilla, J. Vogt, A. Toma, F. de Angelis, and A. Pucci
    ACS Photonics 2, 497-505 (2015)
  34. Impact of the Plasmonic Near- and Far-Field Resonance-Energy Shift on the Enhancement of Infrared Vibrational Signals
    J. Vogt, C. Huck, F. Neubrech, A. Toma, D. Gebert, and A. Pucci
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 21169-21175 (2015)

    2014

  35. Large-Area Antenna-Assisted SEIRA Substrates by Laser Interference Lithography
    S. Bagheri, H. Giessen, and F. Neubrech
    Adv. Opt. Mat. 2, 1050 (2014)
    This article appeared on the frontispiece of the November 2014 issue of Advanced Optical Materials.
  36. Spatial Extent of Plasmonic Enhancement of Vibrational Signals in the Infrared
    F. Neubrech, S. Beck, T. Glaser, M. Hentschel, H. Giessen, and A. Pucci
    ACS Nano 8, 6250 (2014)
  37. Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy Using Nanometer-Sized Gaps
    C. Huck, F. Neubrech, J. Vogt, A. Toma, D. Gerbert, J. Katzmann, T. Härtling, and A. Pucci
    ACS Nano 8, 4908 (2014)
  38. Hole-Mask Colloidal Nanolithography Combined with Tilted-Angle-Rotation Evaporation: A Versatile Method for Fabrication of Low-Cost and Large-Area Complex Plasmonic Nanostructures and Metamaterials
    J. Zhao, B. Frank, F. Neubrech, C. Zhang, P. V. Braun, and H. Giessen
    Beilstein J. of Nanotech. 5, 577 (2014)
    Please have also a look at the videos that belong to the paper: Fabrication Process
  39. Yttrium Hydride Nanoantennas for Active Plasmonics
    N. Strohfeldt, A. Tittl, M. Schäferling, F. Neubrech, U. Kreibig, R. Griessen, and H. Giessen
    Nano Lett. 14, 1140 (2014)

    2013

  40. Vibrational Near-Field Mapping of Planar and Buried 3D Plasmonic Nanostructures
    D. Dregely, F. Neubrech, H. Duan, and H. Giessen
    Nat. Commun. 4, 2237 (2013)
  41. Plasmon Coupling in Self-Assembled Gold Nanoparticle-Based Honeycomb Islands
    S. P. Scheeler, S. Mühlig, C. Rockstuhl, S. Bin Hasan, S. Ullrich, F. Neubrech, S. Kudera, and C. Pacholski
    J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 18634 (2013)
  42. Experimental Verification of the Spectral Shift between Near- and Far-Field Peak Intensities of Plasmonic Infrared Nanoantennas
    F. Alonso-González, P. Albella, F. Neubrech, C. Huck, J. Chen, F. Golmar, F. Casanova, L. E. Hueso, A. Pucci, J. Aizpurua, and R. Hillenbrand
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 203902 (2013)
  43. Plasmonic Enhancement of Vibrational Excitations in the Infrared
    F. Neubrech and A. Pucci
    IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 19, 4600809 (2013)
  44. Optical Nanoantennas for Multiband Surface-Enhanced Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy
    C. D'Andrea, J. Bochterle, A. Toma, C. Huck, F. Neubrech, E. Messina, B. Fazio, O. M. Marago, E. Di Fabrizio, M. Lamy de la Chapelle, P. G. Gucciardi, and A. Pucci
    ACS Nano 7, 3522 (2013)
  45. Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy
    F. Neubrech and A. Pucci
    Chapter in Nanoantenna, M. Lamy de la Chapelle and A. Pucci. (Eds.), Vol. B1 of Pan Stanford Series on the Hightech of Biotechnology - Nanobiotechnology, Pan Stanford Publishing, 297-312 (2013).
    This paper is an invited contribution.

    2012

  46. Infrared optical properties of nanoantenna dimers with photochemically narrowed gaps in the 5 nm regime
    F. Neubrech, D. Weber, J. Katzmann, C. Huck, A. Toma, E. Di Fabrizio, A. Pucci, and T. Härtling
    ACS Nano 6, 7326 (2012)
  47. Angstrom-scale distance dependence of antenna-enhanced vibrational signals
    J. Bochterle, F. Neubrech, T. Nagao, and A. Pucci
    ACS Nano 6, 10917 (2012)
  48. Raman and IR spectroscopy of manganese superoxide dismutase, a pathology biomarker
    C. David, C. d Andrea., E. Lancelot, J. Bochterle, N. Guillot, B. Faziob, O. M. Maragò, A. Suttone, N. Charnauxe, F. Neubrech, A. Pucci, P. G. Gucciardi, and M. Lamy de la Chapelle
    Vibrational Spectroscopy 62, 50 (2012)
  49. Hole-mask colloidal nanolithography for large-area low-cost metamaterials and antenna-assisted surface-enhanced infrared absorption substrates
    S. Cataldo, J. Zhao, F. Neubrech, B. Frank, C. Zhang, P. V. Braun, and H. Giessen
    ACS Nano 6 , 979-985 (2012)
    This article appeared on the cover of the January 2012 issue of ACS Nano.

    2011

  50. Spectral tuning of IR-resonant nanoantennas by nanogap engineering
    D. Weber, J. Katzmann, F. Neubrech, T. Härtling, and A. Pucci
    Opt. Mater. Express 1, 301-1306 (2011)
  51. Longitudinal and transverse coupling in infrared gold nanoantenna arrays: long range versus short range interaction regimes
    D. Weber, P. Albella, P. Alonso-González, F. Neubrech, G. Han, T. Nagao, R. Hillenbrand, J. Aizpurua, and A. Pucci
    Optics Express, 19, 15047-15061 (2011)
  52. Infrared spectroscopic and electron microscopic characterization of gold nanogap structure fabricated by focused ion beam
    G. Han, D. Weber, F. Neubrech, I. Yamada, M. Mitome, Y. Bando, A. Pucci, and T. Nagao
    Nanotechnology 22, 275202 (2011)

    2010

  53. Plasmons in nanoscale and atomic-scale systems
    T. Nagao, G. Han, C.V. Hoang, J.-S. Wi, A. Pucci, D. Weber, F. Neubrech, V. M Silkin, D. Enders, O. Saito, and M. Rana
    Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 11, 054506 (2010)
  54. Defect-induced activation of symmetry forbidden infrared resonances in individual metallic nanorods
    F. Neubrech, A. Garcia-Etxarri, D. Weber, J. Bochterle, H. Shen, M. Lamy de la Chapelle, G. W. Bryant, J. Aizpurua, and A. Pucci
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 213111 (2010)
  55. Antenna Sensing of Surface Phonon Polaritons
    F. Neubrech, D. Weber, D. Enders, T. Nagao, and A. Pucci
    J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 7299-7301 (2010)
  56. Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy using gold nanoantennas
    A. Pucci, F. Neubrech, D. Weber, S. Hong, T. Toury, and M. Lamy de la Chapelle
    Phys. Stat. Sol.(B) 247, 2071 (2010) This paper is an invited contribution.

    2008

  57. Resonant Plasmonic and Vibrational Coupling in a Tailored Nanoantenna for Infrared Detection
    F. Neubrech, T.W. Cornelius, S. Karim, A. García-Etxarri, J. Aizpurua, and A. Pucci
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 157403 (2008)
    This paper has been highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology: Nanoantennae: Picking up tiny vibes, 2008.
  58. Resonances of individual lithographic gold nanowires in the infrared
    F. Neubrech, D. Weber, R. Lovrincic, A. Pucci, M. Lopes, T. Toury, and M. Lamy de La Chapelle
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 163105 (2008)
  59. Infrared resonances of self-assembled Pb nanorods
    M. Klevenz, F. Neubrech, R. Lovrincic, M. Jalochowski, and A. Pucci
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 133116 (2008)
  60. Electromagnetic nanowire resonances for field-enhanced spectroscopies
    A. Pucci, F. Neubrech, J. Aizpurua, T. Cornelius and M. Lamy de la Chapelle
    Chapter in "One-Dimensional Nanostructures", Series on Lecture Notes in nanoscale Science and Technology, Zhiming M. Wang (Ed.), Springer (2008)
    This paper is an invited contribution.
  61. Properties of gold nanoantennas in the infrared
    F. Neubrech, J. Aizpurua, S. Karim, T. W. Cornelius and A. Pucci
    Chapter in "Nanostructures in Electronics and Photonics", Faiz Rahman (Ed.), Pan Stanford publishers, World Scientific, Singapore (2008)
    This paper is an invited contribution.

    2006

  62. Resonances of individual metal nanowires in the infrared
    F. Neubrech,T. Kolb, R. Lovrincic, G. Fahsold, S. Karim, T.W. Cornelius, M.E. Toimil-Molares, J. Aizpurua, and A. Pucci
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 253104 (2006)
  63. IR spectroscopy and preparation of nanoslits in metal thin films
    T. Kolb, F. Kost, F. Neubrech , M.E. Toimil-Molares, T. Cornelius, R. Neumann, A. Pucci and G. Fahsold
    Infrared Physics & Technology 49, 29 (2006)

Non-Refereed

2012

  1. Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy
    F. Neubrech and A. Pucci
    Spectrosc. Eur. 24, 6 (2012)
    This paper is an invited contribution.

    2011

  2. Detection of symmetry forbidden antenna resonances in individual metallic nanorods
    D. Weber, F. Neubrech, A. Garcia-Etxarri, J. Bochterle, H. Shen, M. Lamy de la Chapelle, G. W. Bryant, J. Aizpurua, and A. Pucci
    ANKA scientific highlights (2011)
    This paper is an invited contribution.

    2009

  3. Studies on gold atom chains and lead nanowires on silicon vicinal surfaces
    H. V. Chung, M. Klevenz, R. Lovrincic, F. Neubrech, O. Skibbe, P. Nita, M. Jalochowski, T. Nagao, and A. Pucci
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series 187, 012025 (2009)
  4. Infrared spectroscopy of antenna resonances
    H. V. Chung, F. Neubrech, and A. Pucci
    Proc. SPIE "Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties VII", ed. Mark I. Stockman, 7394 (2009)
  5. Nanoantennas for Surface Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy
    F. Neubrech, M. Klevenz, F. Meng, and A. Pucci
    "Physics and Engineering of New Materials", eds. C. Do Tran, A. Pucci, and K. Wandelt, Springer Berlin Heidelberg (2009)

    2008

  6. Oberflächenverstärkte Infrarot-Spektroskopie mittels Gold-Nanoantennen
    F. Neubrech
    Dissertation, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (2008)
    also available as a book.

    2007

  7. Infrared spectroscopic studies of the metallic behaviour of single nanorods
    F. Neubrech, D. Weber, T. Cornelius, M. Lopes, M. Lamy de la Chapelle, and A. Pucci
    GSI Scientific Report (2007)

    2006

  8. Untersuchung plasmonischer und thermischer Eigenschaften von Goldnanodrähten mittels Infrarot-Spektroskopie
    F. Neubrech
    Diplomarbeit, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (2006)
  9. Antennalike plasmon resonances of single gold nanowires in the infrared
    F. Neubrech, M. Klevenz, R. Lovrincic, G. Fahsold, S. Karim, T.W. Cornelius, R. Neumann, and A. Pucci
    GSI Scientific Report (2006)

Talks (presenting author)

2019

  1. (invited) Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption using Resonant Plasmonic Nanoantennas
    Physik-Kolloquium FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  2. (invited) Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering and Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption
    Gedenkkolloquium Prof. Dr. em. A. Otto, Düsseldorf, Germany

2017

  1. (invited) Bildgebende FTIR-Mikroskopie: Antennen-verstärkt und Laser-basiert
    Bruker Anwendertreffen, Ettlingen, Germany
  2. (invited) Resonant plasmonic nanoantennas for mid-infrared spectroscopy and sensing
    ICES, München, Germany

    2016

  3. (invited) Resonant plasmonic nanoantennas for mid-infrared spectroscopy and sensing
    MRS fall meeting, Boston, USA
  4. (invited) Resonant plasmonic nanoantennas for mid-infrared spectroscopy and sensing
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Regensburg, Germany

    2015

  5. (invited) FTIR Mikroskopie im MIR unter Verwendung einer neuartigen Strahlungsquelle hoher Brillanz: Untersuchung von Probenbereichen von nur 5 µm Durchmesser
    Bruker Anwendertreffen, Ettlingen, Germany
  6. Infrared spectroscopy near the diffraction limit with a high brilliance mid-infrared femtosecond light source
    CLEO, San Jose, USA
  7. (invited) Surface-enhanced infrared spectroscopy for mid-infrared plasmonic sensing
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  8. Direct laser writing for fabrication of SEIRA substrates
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
  9. Infrared spectroscopy near the diffraction limit with a high brilliance mid-infrared femtosecond light source
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Heidelberg, Germany

    2014

  10. (invited) Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy: Basics and Applications
    ANKA user meeting, Karlsruhe, Germany
  11. (invited) Plasmonic Vibrational Sensing in the Mid-Infrared
    SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, USA
  12. (invited) Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy: Basic Principles and Applications
    Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopies, Chemnitz, Germany
  13. Probing Antenna-Enhanced Near-Fields with Nanometer-Scale Resolution
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany

    2013

  14. (invited) Nanoantennen-verstärkte Infrarot-Spektroskopie
    Bruker Anwendertreffen, Ettlingen, Germany
  15. (invited) Plasmonic Nanoantennas for Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopy
    Optical Techniques and Nano-Tools for Materials and Life Sciences, Dresden, Germany
  16. Nanoantenna-Enhanced Mid-IR Vibration Spectroscopy with Single Molecular Layer Sensitivity
    Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Mainz, Germany
  17. Quantum mechanical behaviour of nanoantenna-enhanced near-fields
    Surface Plasmon Photonics 6, Ottawa, Canada
  18. (invited) Probing near fields of metallic nanoantennas
    Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, Heidelberg, Germany
  19. Antenna-enhanced sensing of surface-phonon polaritons
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany
  20. Angstrom-scale distance dependence of antenna-enhanced vibrational signals
    Nanometa, Seefeld, Austria

    2012

  21. (invited) Antenna-Assisted Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption based on Nanogaps for Ultrasensitive Sensors
    Metamaterials 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia
  22. (invited) Surface-enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy
    Physikzentrum der RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
  23. (invited) Plasmonic sensing of phonon polaritons using nanoantenna excitations
    Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Tsukuba, Japan
  24. (invited) Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy: fundamentals and applications
    Meta 2012, Paris, France
  25. Spectral near and far field characteristics of single plasmonic nanoantennas in the infrared
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Regensburg, Germany
  26. (invited lecture) Nano-optics and plasmonics
    HGSFP Winterschool, Obergurgl, Austria

    2011

  27. Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy for biomedical applications
    SERS Roundtable, Elenz-Poltersdorf, Germany
  28. (invited) Resonant plasmonics and vibrational coupling for field enhanced infrared spectroscopy
    Workshop on "Positioning of single nanostructures - single quantum devices", Lake Como, Italy
  29. (invited lecture) Introduction course into plasmonics
    Summerschool on Plasmonics, Functionalization and Biosensing, Heidelberg, Germany
  30. Plasmonic sensing using multipolar infrared antenna resonances
    Summerschool on Plasmonics, Functionalization and Biosensing, Heidelberg, Germany
  31. Higher order resonant excitations of nanoantennas for surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany
  32. Plasmonic sensing of phonon polaritons using multipolar nanoantenna excitations
    Nanometa, Seefeld, Austria

    2010

  33. (invited) Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy - pushing the detection limit towards zeptomolar sensitivity
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Regensburg, Germany

    2009

  34. Surface enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) using gold nanoantennas
    SERS Roundtable, Elenz-Poltersdorf, Germany
  35. Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy (SEIRS) using interacting gold nanowires
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany

    2008

  36. Plasmon-Resonance Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy Using Gold Nanoantennas Fabricated by Electron-Beam Lithography
    Plasmonic and Metamaterials, Rochester, USA
  37. Resonance enhanced infrared spectroscopy using gold nanoantennas
    Photonics Europe, Strassbourg, France
  38. Resonance enhanced infrared spectroscopy using single gold nanowires in the infrared
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
  39. (invited) Resonanzverstärkte Infrarotspektroskopie
    Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics (SKIP), Heidelberg, Germany

    2007

  40. (invited) Nanoantennas in the infrared: properties and applications
    Universite de Troyes, Troyes, France
  41. (invited) SEIRA on single gold nanowires
    Max Planck Institut of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany
  42. SEIRA on single gold nanowires
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Regensburg, Germany
  43. (invited) Antennalike plasmon resonances of single gold nanowires in the mid-infrared
    Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany

    2006

  44. Antenna-like plasmon resonances of single gold nanowires in the mid-infrared
    SERS roundtable, Elenz-Poltersdorf, Germany

Posters (presenting author)

2015

  1. Plasmonic protein sensing with a high power broadband infrared laser
    Forschungstag 2013 der Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung, Stuttgart, Germany
  2. Fabrication of plasmonic nanoantennas by femtosecond direct laser writing lithography: effects of collective excitations on SEIRA enhancement
    Nanometa, Seefeld, Austria

    2013

  3. Plasmonic Protein Sensing
    Forschungstag 2013 der Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung, Stuttgart, Germany

    2011

  4. Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy with plasmonic nanoantennas
    Optical biosensors and Nanobiophotonics, Dead Sea, Israel
  5. Higher order resonant excitations of nanoantennas for surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy
    Surface Plasmon Photonics 5, Busan, Korea

    2010

  6. Symmetry forbidden infrared resonances in single metallic nanoantennas
    ANKA usermeeting, Karlsruhe, Germany
  7. Symmetry forbidden infrared resonances in single metallic nanoantennas
    Passion for knowledge, San Sebastian, Spain
  8. Plasmonic sensing of surface phonon-polaritons
    Meta 10, Cairo, Egypt

    2009

  9. Nearfield interaction in arrays of gold nanowires in the infrared
    Surface Plasmon Photonics 4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  10. Infrared optical properties of interacting gold nanowires
    9th International conference on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures, Lecce, Italy.
  11. Plasmon-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy using lithographically prepared gold nanowire arrays
    Nanometa, Seefeld, Austria

    2007

  12. Resonance enhanced vibrational spectroscopy using single gold nanowires in the infrared
    ANKA usermeeting, Karlsruhe, Germany
  13. Infrared Absorption enhancement by metal nanoparticle resonances
    Surface Plasmon Photonics 3, Dijon, France
  14. Surface enhancend infrared absorption (SEIRA) on single gold nanowires
    EMRS Spring Meeting, Strassbourg, France
  15. Properties and application of metal nanowires in the infrared
    Nanometa, Seefeld, Austria

    2006

  16. Plasmon properties of single metal nanowires in the infrared
    ANKA usermeeting, Karlsruhe, Germany
  17. Resonant metal nanowire plasmon excitations in the infrared
    Annual conference of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany

    2005

  18. Investigation of resonant metal nanowire properties in the infrared
    ANKA usermeeting, Karlsruhe, Germany
  19. Investigation of resonant metal nanowire properties in the infrared
    International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Accelerator Based Sources (WIRMS), Rathen, Germany
  • since 2016: Research associate on Smart Nanoplasmonics
    University of Heidelberg, Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, group Prof. Dr. N. Liu
    Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, group Prof. Dr. N. Liu,
    University of Heidelberg, Centre for Advanced Materials

  • 2012 - 2016: Research associate on Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy for Protein Sensing
    University of Stuttgart, 4th Physics Institute (Prof. Dr. H. Giessen)

  • 2008 - 2012: Postdoc on Plasmonic Nanostructures and Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy
    University of Heidelberg, Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, group Prof. Dr. A. Pucci

  • 2006 - 2008: Doctoral degree in natural sciences (summa cum laude)
    Title: Surface Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy using Gold Nanoantennas
    University of Heidelberg, Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, group Prof. Dr. A. Pucci

  • 2002 - 2006: Diploma studies in physics (excellent)
    University of Heidelberg

  • 2000 - 2002: Pre-degree in physics
    University of Kaiserslautern

 

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