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Coupled cluster theory for polaritons: changing molecular properties with quantum light

Project description

Harnessing novel light–molecule interactions in cavities

Light–matter interactions are of critical importance to many applications, and polaritons are one of the most interesting examples. These hybrid particles consist of photons strongly coupled to an electric dipole. Examples include electron–hole pairs in semiconductors and the oscillating electrons at a metal’s surface that form surface–plasmon polaritons. On a slightly larger scale, molecular polaritons can emerge under certain conditions in confined electromagnetic fields such as those that occur in optical cavities. The EU-funded QuantumLight project is investigating the nature of these interactions with an extensive theoretical modelling campaign. Increased understanding and thus control of these exotic light–matter interactions will foster innovation in quantum chemistry and photonics.

Host institution

NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Net EU contribution
€ 2 500 000,00
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Norway

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Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 2 500 000,00

Beneficiaries (1)

NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 2 500 000,00
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim

See on map

Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 2 500 000,00