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    • Coherent Multiphoton Control of Gallium Phosphide Nanodisk Resonances 

      Remesh, Vikas; Grinblat, Gustavo; Li, Yi; Maier, Stefan A.; Hulst, Niek F. van (ACS, 2019-09-09)
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      High-index dielectric nanoantennas have recently emerged as promising alternatives to plasmonic nanoantennas for concentrating and manipulating light at the nanoscale. For example, gallium phosphide (GaP) nanoantennas ...
    • Control of Vibronic Transition Rates by Resonant Single-Molecule-Nanoantenna Coupling 

      Saemisch, Lisa; Liebel, Matz; Hulst, Niek F. van (ACS, 2020-05-13)
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      Plasmonic nanostructures dramatically alter the radiative and nonradiative properties of single molecules in their vicinity. This coupling-induced change in decay channels selectively enhances specific vibronic transitions, ...
    • Far-field control of nanoscale hotspots by near-field interference 

      Singh, Anshuman; Hugall, James T.; Calbris, Gaëtan; Hulst, Niek F. van (ACS, 2020-07-31)
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      Optical nanoantennas coherently scatter incident optical radiation, creating a localized electromagnetic near-field imprinted with subwavelength phase distribution, rapidly changing in space. The nanostructuring of phase ...
    • In-plane plasmonic antenna arrays with surface nanogaps for giant fluorescence enhancement 

      Flauraud, Valentin; Regmi, Raju; Winkler, Pamina Martina; Alexander, Duncan T. L.; Rigneault, Herve; Hulst, Niek F. van; Garcia-Parajo, Maria F.; Wenger, Jerome; Brugger, Juergen (ACS, 2017-02-10)
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      Optical nanoantennas have a great potential for enhancing light-matter interactions at the nanometer scale, yet fabrication accuracy and lack of scalability currently limit ultimate antenna performance and applications. ...
    • Isolating strong nanoantenna-molecule interactions by ensemble-level single-molecule detection 

      Saemisch, Lisa; Liebel, Matz; Hulst, Niek F. van (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-01-16)
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      Traditionally, the nanoscale interaction between single photon emitters and plasmonic nanostructures is studied by relying on deterministic, near-perfect, nanoscale-control, either top-down or bottom-up. However, these ...
    • Isolating strong nanoantenna-molecule interactions by ensemble-level single-molecule detection 

      Saemisch, Lisa; Liebel, Matz; Hulst, Niek F. van (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-01-20)
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      Traditionally, the nanoscale interaction between single photon emitters and plasmonic nanostructures is studied by relying on deterministic, near-perfect, nanoscale-control, either top-down or bottom-up. However, these ...
    • Multicolour single molecule emission and excitation spectroscopy reveals extensive spectral shifts 

      Piatkowski, Lukasz; Gellings, Esther; Hulst, Niek F. van (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-07-16)
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      We explore the distribution and shape of single molecule spectra at room temperature, when embedded in a polymer host. Multicolour excitation and emission spectroscopy is implemented to capture the full inhomogeneous ...
    • Nanoantenna enhanced emission of light-harvesting complex 2: the role of resonance, polarization, and radiative and non-radiative rates 

      Wientjes, Emilie; Renger, Jan; Curto, Alberto; Cogdell, Richard; Hulst, Niek F. van (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-10-03)
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      Nanoantennae show potential for photosynthesis research for two reasons; first by spatially confining light for experiments which require high spatial resolution, and second by enhancing the photon emission of single ...
    • Nanoplasmonics: Concluding remarks 

      Hulst, Niek F. van (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-04-30)
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      Faraday Discussions have a splendid reputation in stimulating scientic debates along the traditions set by Michael Faraday himself. The Faraday Discussion 178 on nanoplasmonics has been particularly appropriate. ...
    • Nanoscale Imaging and Control of hexagonal Boron-Nitride Single Photon Emitters by a Resonant Nano-antenna 

      Palombo Blascetta, Nicola; Liebel, Matz; Lu, Xiaobo; Taniguchi, T; Watanabe, K; Efetov, Dmitri K; Hulst, Niek F. van (ACS, 2020-02-13)
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      Defect centers in two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) are drawing attention as single-photon emitters with high photostability at room temperature. With their ultrahigh photon-stability, hBN single-photon emitters ...
    • Nanoscale Imaging and Control of hexagonal BoronNitride Single Photon Emitters by a Resonant Nano-antenna 

      Palombo Blascetta, Nicola; Liebel, Matz; Lu, Xiaobo; Taniguchi, Takashi; Watanabe, Kenji; Efetov, Dmitri K.; Hulst, Niek F. van (American Chemical Society, 2020-02-13)
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      Defect centers in two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) are drawing attention as single photon emitters with high photo-stability at room temperature. With their ultra-high photon-stability, hBN single photon ...
    • Plasmonic Nanocavity Coupling 

      Hugall, James T.; Singh, Anshuman; Hulst, Niek F. van (ACS, 2018-01-08)
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      The large losses of plasmonic nanocavities, orders of magnitude beyond those of photonic dielectric cavities, places them, perhaps surprisingly, as exceptional enhancers of single emitter light‐matter interactions. The ...
    • Propagation and localization of quantum dot emission along a gap-plasmonic transmission line 

      Castro-Lopez, M.; Manjavacas, A.; García de Abajo, Francisco Javier; Hulst, Niek F. van (OSA, 2015-11-02)
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      Plasmonic transmission lines have great potential to serve as direct interconnects between nanoscale light spots. The guiding of gap plasmons in the slot between adjacent nanowire pairs provides improved propagation of ...
    • Resonant plasmonic nanoparticles for multicolor second harmonic imaging 

      Accanto, Nicolò; Piatkowski, Lukasz; Hancu, Ion M.; Renger, Jan; Hulst, Niek F. van (AIP, 2016-02-26)
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      Nanoparticles capable of efficiently generating nonlinear optical signals, like second harmonic generation, are attracting a lot of attention as potential background-free and stable nano-probes for biological imaging. ...
    • Room Temperature Excitation-Emission Spectra of Single LH2 Complexes Show Remarkably Little Variation 

      Gellings, Esther; Cogdell, Richard J; Hulst, Niek F. van (ACS, 2020-03-06)
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      Excitation spectroscopy gives direct insight in excited state manifold, energy transfer, transient intermediates, vibrations, etc. Unfortunately, excitation spectroscopy of single molecules at ambient conditions has ...
    • Ultrafast Stimulated Emission Microscopy of Single Nanocrystals 

      Piatkowski, Lukasz; Accanto, Nicolò; Calbris, Gaëtan; Christodoulou, Sotirios; Moreels, Iwan; Hulst, Niek F. van (AAAS, 2019-12-06)
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      Single-molecule detection is a powerful method used to distinguish different species and follow time trajectories within the ensemble average. However, such detection capability requires efficient emitters and is prone to ...