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Giant optical anisotropy in transition metal dichalcogenides for next-generation photonics

Author(s): G. A. Ermolaev, D. V. Grudinin, Y. V. Stebunov, K. V. Voronin, V. G. Kravets, J. Duan, A. B. Mazitov, G. I. Tselikov, A. Bylinkin, D. I. Yakubovsky, S. M. Novikov, D. G. Baranov, A. Y. Nikitin, I. A. Kruglov, T. Shegai, P. Alonso-González, A. N. Grigorenko, A. V. Arsenin, K. S. Novoselov, V. S. Volkov
Published in: Nature Communications, 12/1, 2021, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-21139-x

Analytical approximations for the dispersion of electromagnetic modes in slabs of biaxial crystals

Author(s): Gonzalo Álvarez-Pérez, Kirill V. Voronin, Valentyn S. Volkov, Pablo Alonso-González, Alexey Y. Nikitin
Published in: Physical Review B, 100/23, 2019, ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.100.235408

Planar refraction and lensing of highly confined polaritons in anisotropic media

Author(s): J. Duan, G. Álvarez-Pérez, A. I. F. Tresguerres-Mata, J. Taboada-Gutiérrez, K. V. Voronin, A. Bylinkin, B. Chang, S. Xiao, S. Liu, J. H. Edgar, J. I. Martín, V. S. Volkov, R. Hillenbrand, J. Martín-Sánchez, A. Y. Nikitin, P. Alonso-González
Published in: Nature Communications, 12/1, 2021, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-24599-3

Nanoscale‐Confined Terahertz Polaritons in a van der Waals Crystal

Author(s): Thales V. A. G. Oliveira, Tobias Nörenberg, Gonzalo Álvarez‐Pérez, Lukas Wehmeier, Javier Taboada‐Gutiérrez, Maximilian Obst, Franz Hempel, Eduardo J. H. Lee, J. Michael Klopf, Ion Errea, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Susanne C. Kehr, Pablo Alonso‐González, Lukas M. Eng
Published in: Advanced Materials, 33/2, 2021, Page(s) 2005777, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.202005777

Strain-Tunable Single Photon Sources in WSe 2 Monolayers

Author(s): Oliver Iff, Davide Tedeschi, Javier Martín-Sánchez, Magdalena Moczała-Dusanowska, Sefaattin Tongay, Kentaro Yumigeta, Javier Taboada-Gutiérrez, Matteo Savaresi, Armando Rastelli, Pablo Alonso-González, Sven Höfling, Rinaldo Trotta, Christian Schneider
Published in: Nano Letters, 19/10, 2019, Page(s) 6931-6936, ISSN 1530-6984
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02221

Nanofocusing of acoustic graphene plasmon polaritons for enhancing mid-infrared molecular fingerprints

Author(s): Kirill V. Voronin, Unai Aseguinolaza Aguirreche, Rainer Hillenbrand, Valentyn S. Volkov, Pablo Alonso-González, Alexey Y. Nikitin
Published in: Nanophotonics, 9/7, 2020, Page(s) 2089-2095, ISSN 2192-8614
Publisher: deGruyter
DOI: 10.1515/nanoph-2020-0164

Chemical switching of low-loss phonon polaritons in α-MoO3 by hydrogen intercalation

Author(s): Yingjie Wu, Qingdong Ou, Yuefeng Yin, Yun Li, Weiliang Ma, Wenzhi Yu, Guanyu Liu, Xiaoqiang Cui, Xiaozhi Bao, Jiahua Duan, Gonzalo Álvarez-Pérez, Zhigao Dai, Babar Shabbir, Nikhil Medhekar, Xiangping Li, Chang-Ming Li, Pablo Alonso-González, Qiaoliang Bao
Published in: Nature Communications, 11/1, 2020, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16459-3

Nanoscale Guiding of Infrared Light with Hyperbolic Volume and Surface Polaritons in van der Waals Material Ribbons

Author(s): Irene Dolado, Francisco Javier Alfaro‐Mozaz, Peining Li, Elizaveta Nikulina, Andrei Bylinkin, Song Liu, James H. Edgar, Felix Casanova, Luis E. Hueso, Pablo Alonso‐González, Saül Vélez, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Rainer Hillenbrand
Published in: Advanced Materials, 32/9, 2020, Page(s) 1906530, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201906530

Infrared Permittivity of the Biaxial van der Waals Semiconductor α‐MoO 3 from Near‐ and Far‐Field Correlative Studies

Author(s): Gonzalo Álvarez‐Pérez, Thomas G. Folland, Ion Errea, Javier Taboada‐Gutiérrez, Jiahua Duan, Javier Martín‐Sánchez, Ana I. F. Tresguerres‐Mata, Joseph R. Matson, Andrei Bylinkin, Mingze He, Weiliang Ma, Qiaoliang Bao, José Ignacio Martín, Joshua D. Caldwell, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Pablo Alonso‐González
Published in: Advanced Materials, 32/29, 2020, Page(s) 1908176, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201908176

Twisted Nano-Optics: Manipulating Light at the Nanoscale with Twisted Phonon Polaritonic Slabs

Author(s): Jiahua Duan, Nathaniel Capote-Robayna, Javier Taboada-Gutiérrez, Gonzalo Álvarez-Pérez, Iván Prieto, Javier Martín-Sánchez, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Pablo Alonso-González
Published in: Nano Letters, 20/7, 2020, Page(s) 5323-5329, ISSN 1530-6984
Publisher: American Chemical Society
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01673

Publisher Correction: Real-space observation of vibrational strong coupling between propagating phonon polaritons and organic molecules

Author(s): Andrei Bylinkin, Martin Schnell, Marta Autore, Francesco Calavalle, Peining Li, Javier Taboada-Gutièrrez, Song Liu, James H. Edgar, Fèlix Casanova, Luis E. Hueso, Pablo Alonso-Gonzalez, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Rainer Hillenbrand
Published in: Nature Photonics, 15/2, 2021, Page(s) 162-162, ISSN 1749-4885
Publisher: Nature Pub. Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-020-00746-y

Nanoimaging of resonating hyperbolic polaritons in linear boron nitride antennas

Author(s): F. J. Alfaro-Mozaz, P. Alonso-González, S. Vélez, I. Dolado, M. Autore, S. Mastel, F. Casanova, L. E. Hueso, P. Li, A. Y. Nikitin, R. Hillenbrand
Published in: Nature Communications, 8, 2017, Page(s) 15624, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15624

Boron nitride nanoresonators for phonon-enhanced molecular vibrational spectroscopy at the strong coupling limit

Author(s): Marta Autore, Peining Li, Irene Dolado, Francisco J Alfaro-Mozaz, Ruben Esteban, Ainhoa Atxabal, Fèlix Casanova, Luis E Hueso, Pablo Alonso-González, Javier Aizpurua, Alexey Y Nikitin, Saül Vélez, Rainer Hillenbrand
Published in: Light: Science & Applications, 7/4, 2017, Page(s) 17172, ISSN 2047-7538
Publisher: Springer Nature
DOI: 10.1038/lsa.2017.172

Tuning quantum nonlocal effects in graphene plasmonics

Author(s): Mark B. Lundeberg, Yuanda Gao, Reza Asgari, Cheng Tan, Ben Van Duppen, Marta Autore, Pablo Alonso-González, Achim Woessner, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Rainer Hillenbrand, James Hone, Marco Polini, Frank H. L. Koppens
Published in: Science, 357/6347, 2017, Page(s) 187-191, ISSN 0036-8075
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/SCIENCE.AAN2735

Deeply subwavelength phonon-polaritonic crystal made of a van der Waals material

Author(s): Alfaro-Mozaz, Francisco J.; Rodrigo, Sergio G.; Alonso-González, Pablo; Vélez, Saül; Dolado, Irene; Casanova, Fèlix; Hueso, Luis E.; Martín-Moreno, Luis; Hillenbrand, Rainer; Nikitin, Alexey Y.
Published in: Nature Communications, 10, 42, 2019, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000315281

In-plane anisotropic and ultra-low-loss polaritons in a natural van der Waals crystal

Author(s): Weiliang Ma, Pablo Alonso-González, Shaojuan Li, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Jian Yuan, Javier Martín-Sánchez, Javier Taboada-Gutiérrez, Iban Amenabar, Peining Li, Saül Vélez, Christopher Tollan, Zhigao Dai, Yupeng Zhang, Sharath Sriram, Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh, Shuit-Tong Lee, Rainer Hillenbrand, Qiaoliang Bao
Published in: Nature, 562/7728, 2018, Page(s) 557-562, ISSN 0028-0836
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0618-9

Extracting the Infrared Permittivity of SiO2 Substrates Locally by Near-Field Imaging of Phonon Polaritons in a van der Waals Crystal

Author(s): Patricia Aguilar-Merino, Gonzalo Álvarez-Pérez, Javier Taboada-Gutiérrez, Jiahua Duan, Iván Prieto, Luis Manuel Álvarez-Prado, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Javier Martín-Sánchez, Pablo Alonso-González
Published in: Nanomaterials, 11/1, 2021, Page(s) 120, ISSN 2079-4991
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/nano11010120

Broad spectral tuning of ultra-low-loss polaritons in a van der Waals crystal by intercalation

Author(s): Javier Taboada-Gutiérrez, Gonzalo Álvarez-Pérez, Jiahua Duan, Weiliang Ma, Kyle Crowley, Iván Prieto, Andrei Bylinkin, Marta Autore, Halyna Volkova, Kenta Kimura, Tsuyoshi Kimura, M.-H. Berger, Shaojuan Li, Qiaoliang Bao, Xuan P. A. Gao, Ion Errea, Alexey Y. Nikitin, Rainer Hillenbrand, Javier Martín-Sánchez, Pablo Alonso-González
Published in: Nature Materials, 19/9, 2020, Page(s) 964-968, ISSN 1476-1122
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41563-020-0665-0

Enabling propagation of anisotropic polaritons along forbidden directions via a topological transition

Author(s): J. Duan, G. Álvarez-Pérez, K. V. Voronin, I. Prieto, J. Taboada-Gutiérrez, V. S. Volkov, J. Martín-Sánchez, A. Y. Nikitin, P. Alonso-González
Published in: Science Advances, 7/14, 2021, Page(s) eabf2690, ISSN 2375-2548
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abf2690

Launching of hyperbolic phonon-polaritons in h-BN slabs by resonant metal plasmonic antennas

Author(s): P. Pons-Valencia, F. J. Alfaro-Mozaz, M. M. Wiecha, V. Biolek, I. Dolado, S. Vélez, P. Li, P. Alonso-González, F. Casanova, L. E. Hueso, L. Martín-Moreno, R. Hillenbrand, A. Y. Nikitin
Published in: Nature Communications, 10/1, 2019, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11143-7