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Ultrasensitive chiral detection by signal-reversing cavity polarimetry: applications to in-situ proteomics, single-molecule chirality, HPLC analysis, medical diagnostics, and atmospheric studies


Kick-off meeting report

In this deliverable we will report on the proceedings of the Kick-off meeting. In the Kick-off meeting, the participants will be updated with the latest developments of the CCP technology, as well as of the WGMM, SPR and other technologies which are considered throughout ULTRACHIRAL. Based on this information, a detailed road-map for the project will be formed.

Year 1 progress report

Deliverable: Year 1 report. Delivered by: FORTH. The ULTRACHIRAL Year 1 progress report will discuss the project's progress and the deliverables programmed for the first year, in particular: D7.1) Social network integration D7.2) Data Management Plan D1.1) Fast DAQ system D1.2) CCP detection limit D7.3) Project website

Social networks integration

Deliverable: Social networks integration (websites). Delivered by: FORTH. Social networks integration will be carried out by FORTH, which will develop a strong ULTRACHIRAL presence in networks such as LinkedIn, ResearchGate and more.

Project website

Deliverable: Project website. Delivered by: FORTH. The FORTH group will construct a website for ULTRACHIRAL which will be linked to the member's social network profiles and participating intitute's webpages.

Data Management Plan

Deliverable: Data Management Plan (ORDP). Delivered by: FORTH. This deliverable is related to the preparation of a Data Management Plan (DMP) for the ULTRACHIRAL project. The DMP will target digital curation of data. Access to all data will be possible for the consortium members. The results will be accessed to a larger audience as follows (open access at repository to be determined through openAIRE): ‘Green’ open access to publications (arXiv e-print archive or similar), and ‘Gold’ open access to selected publications (via budget appropriation).

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Optical activity of lysozyme in solution at 532 nm via signal-reversing cavity ring-down polarimetry

Author(s): A.K. Spiliotis, M. Xygkis, E. Klironomou, E. Kardamaki, G.K. Boulogiannis, G.E. Katsoprinakis, D. Sofikitis, T.P. Rakitzis
Published in: Chemical Physics Letters, Issue 747, 2020, Page(s) 137345, ISSN 0009-2614
DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2020.137345

Enantioselective synthesis of a costic acid analogue with acaricidal activity against the bee parasite Varroa destructor

Author(s): S. Georgiladaki, D. Isaakidis, A. Spyros, G. K. Tsikalas, H. E. Katerinopoulos
Published in: Royal Society Open Science, Issue 7/9, 2020, Page(s) 200612, ISSN 2054-5703
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.200612

Scattering Properties of PT-Symmetric Chiral Metamaterials

Author(s): Ioannis Katsantonis, Sotiris Droulias, Costas M. Soukoulis, Eleftherios N. Economou, Maria Kafesaki
Published in: Photonics, Issue 7/2, 2020, Page(s) 43, ISSN 2304-6732
DOI: 10.3390/photonics7020043

Thermally tunable whispering-gallery mode cavities for magneto-optics

Author(s): Serge Vincent, Xin Jiang, Philip Russell, Frank Vollmer
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, Issue 116/16, 2020, Page(s) 161110, ISSN 0003-6951
DOI: 10.1063/5.0006367

PT -symmetric chiral metamaterials: Asymmetric effects and PT -phase control

Author(s): Ioannis Katsantonis, Sotiris Droulias, Costas M. Soukoulis, Eleftherios N. Economou, Maria Kafesaki
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 101/21, 2020, Page(s) 214109, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.101.214109

Imaging-based molecular barcoding with pixelated dielectric metasurfaces

Author(s): Andreas Tittl, Aleksandrs Leitis, Mingkai Liu, Filiz Yesilkoy, Duk-Yong Choi, Dragomir N. Neshev, Yuri S. Kivshar, Hatice Altug
Published in: Science, Issue 360/6393, 2018, Page(s) 1105-1109, ISSN 0036-8075
DOI: 10.1126/science.aas9768

Resolving molecule-specific information in dynamic lipid membrane processes with multi-resonant infrared metasurfaces

Author(s): Daniel Rodrigo, Andreas Tittl, Nadine Ait-Bouziad, Aurelian John-Herpin, Odeta Limaj, Christopher Kelly, Daehan Yoo, Nathan J. Wittenberg, Sang-Hyun Oh, Hilal A. Lashuel, Hatice Altug
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04594-x

Real-Time In Situ Secondary Structure Analysis of Protein Monolayer with Mid-Infrared Plasmonic Nanoantennas

Author(s): Dordaneh Etezadi, John B. Warner, Hilal A. Lashuel, Hatice Altug
Published in: ACS Sensors, Issue 3/6, 2018, Page(s) 1109-1117, ISSN 2379-3694
DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.8b00115

Nanophotonic Platforms for Enhanced Chiral Sensing

Author(s): E. Mohammadi, K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. N. Askarpour, P. Dehkhoda, A. Tavakoli, H. Altug
Published in: ACS Photonics, Issue 5/7, 2017, Page(s) 2669-2675, ISSN 2330-4022
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00270

Nanoplasmonic mid-infrared biosensor for in vitro protein secondary structure detection

Author(s): Dordaneh Etezadi, John B Warner IV, Francesco S Ruggeri, Giovanni Dietler, Hilal A Lashuel, Hatice Altug
Published in: Light: Science & Applications, Issue 6/8, 2017, Page(s) e17029, ISSN 2047-7538
DOI: 10.1038/lsa.2017.29

Nanoimaging and Control of Molecular Vibrations through Electromagnetically Induced Scattering Reaching the Strong Coupling Regime

Author(s): Eric A. Muller, Benjamin Pollard, Hans A. Bechtel, Ronen Adato, Dordaneh Etezadi, Hatice Altug, Markus B. Raschke
Published in: ACS Photonics, Issue 5/9, 2018, Page(s) 3594-3600, ISSN 2330-4022
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00425

Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering

Author(s): K. L. Tsakmakidis, L. Shen, S. A. Schulz, X. Zheng, J. Upham, X. Deng, H. Altug, A. F. Vakakis, R. W. Boyd
Published in: Science, Issue 356/6344, 2017, Page(s) 1260-1264, ISSN 0036-8075
DOI: 10.1126/science.aam6662

Quantifying the Limits of Detection of Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy with Grating Order-Coupled Nanogap Antennas

Author(s): Aurelian John-Herpin, Andreas Tittl, Hatice Altug
Published in: ACS Photonics, Issue 5/10, 2018, Page(s) 4117-4124, ISSN 2330-4022
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00847

Accessible Superchiral Near-Fields Driven by Tailored Electric and Magnetic Resonances in All-Dielectric Nanostructures

Author(s): Ershad Mohammadi, Ahad Tavakoli, Parisa Dehkhoda, Yasaman Jahani, Kosmas L. Tsakmakidis, Andreas Tittl, Hatice Altug
Published in: ACS Photonics, Issue 6/8, 2019, Page(s) 1939-1946, ISSN 2330-4022
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b01767

Variable single-axis magnetic-field generator using permanent magnets

Author(s): Oleg Tretiak, Peter Blümler, Lykourgos Bougas
Published in: AIP Advances, Issue 9/11, 2019, Page(s) 115312, ISSN 2158-3226
DOI: 10.1063/1.5130896

Enhanced nuclear-spin-dependent parity-violation effects using the HgH 199 molecule

Author(s): A. J. Geddes, L. V. Skripnikov, A. Borschevsky, J. C. Berengut, V. V. Flambaum, T. P. Rakitzis
Published in: Physical Review A, Issue 98/2, 2018, ISSN 2469-9926
DOI: 10.1103/physreva.98.022508

Chiral Metamaterials with P T Symmetry and Beyond

Author(s): Sotiris Droulias, Ioannis Katsantonis, Maria Kafesaki, Costas M. Soukoulis, Eleftherios N. Economou
Published in: Physical Review Letters, Issue 122/21, 2019, ISSN 0031-9007
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.122.213201

Accessible phases via wave impedance engineering with PT -symmetric metamaterials

Author(s): Sotiris Droulias, Ioannis Katsantonis, Maria Kafesaki, Costas M. Soukoulis, Eleftherios N. Economou
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 100/20, 2019, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.100.205133

Compartment specific chiral pinene emissions identified in a Maritime pine forest

Author(s): Michael Staudt, Joseph Byron, Karim Piquemal, Jonathan Williams
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 654, 2019, Page(s) 1158-1166, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.146

Cavity-based chiral polarimetry: parity nonconserving optical rotation in Cs, Dy, and HgH

Author(s): Georgios E Katsoprinakis, T Peter Rakitzis
Published in: Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Issue 52/21, 2019, Page(s) 213501, ISSN 0953-4075
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6455/ab410b

Surface Plasmon Platform for Angle-Resolved Chiral Sensing

Author(s): Sotiris Droulias, Lykourgos Bougas
Published in: ACS Photonics, Issue 6/6, 2019, Page(s) 1485-1492, ISSN 2330-4022
DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.9b00137

Ultrabroadband 3D invisibility with fast-light cloaks

Author(s): K. L. Tsakmakidis, O. Reshef, E. Almpanis, G. P. Zouros, E. Mohammadi, D. Saadat, F. Sohrabi, N. Fahimi-Kashani, D. Etezadi, R. W. Boyd, H. Altug
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 10/1, 2019, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12813-2

Sensitive detection of HO 2 radicals produced in an atmospheric pressure plasma using Faraday rotation cavity ring-down spectroscopy

Author(s): Michele Gianella, Sioned A. Press, Katherine M. Manfred, Helen C. Norman, Meez Islam, Grant A. D. Ritchie
Published in: The Journal of Chemical Physics, Issue 151/12, 2019, Page(s) 124202, ISSN 0021-9606
DOI: 10.1063/1.5119191

Ultrasensitive hyperspectral imaging and biodetection enabled by dielectric metasurfaces

Author(s): Filiz Yesilkoy, Eduardo R. Arvelo, Yasaman Jahani, Mingkai Liu, Andreas Tittl, Volkan Cevher, Yuri Kivshar, Hatice Altug
Published in: Nature Photonics, Issue 13/6, 2019, Page(s) 390-396, ISSN 1749-4885
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-019-0394-6

Continuous-wave cavity ring-down polarimetry

Author(s): Jim C. Visschers, Oleg Tretiak, Dmitry Budker, Lykourgos Bougas
Published in: The Journal of Chemical Physics, Issue 152/16, 2020, Page(s) 164202, ISSN 0021-9606
DOI: 10.1063/5.0004476

Optoplasmonic characterisation of reversible disulfide interactions at single thiol sites in the attomolar regime

Author(s): Serge Vincent, Sivaraman Subramanian, Frank Vollmer
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 11/1, 2020, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15822-8

Chiral sensing with achiral isotropic metasurfaces

Author(s): Sotiris Droulias
Published in: Physical Review B, Issue 102/7, 2020, Page(s) 075119, ISSN 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.102.075119

Absolute Chiral Sensing in Dielectric Metasurfaces Using Signal Reversals

Author(s): Sotiris Droulias, Lykourgos Bougas
Published in: Nano Letters, Issue 20/8, 2020, Page(s) 5960-5966, ISSN 1530-6984
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01938

Identifying volatile organic compounds used for olfactory navigation by homing pigeons

Author(s): Nora Zannoni, Martin Wikelski, Anna Gagliardo, Atif Raza, Stefan Kramer, Chiara Seghetti, Nijing Wang, Achim Edtbauer, Jonathan Williams
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 10/1, 2020, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-72525-2

Gas-phase optical activity measurements using a compact cavity ringdown polarimeter

Author(s): A K Spiliotis, M Xygkis, E Klironomou, E Kardamaki, G K Boulogiannis, G E Katsoprinakis, D Sofikitis, T P Rakitzis
Published in: Laser Physics, Issue 30/7, 2020, Page(s) 075602, ISSN 1054-660X
DOI: 10.1088/1555-6611/ab8d2e