Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

When Quantum Light Meets Matter

When Quantum Light Meets Matter

Article: published in Physical Review A by J. C. López Carreño, C. Sánchez Muñoz, E. del Valle and F. P. Laussy, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and IFIMAC researchers.. A theoretical analysis of...

Reaching Quantum Polaritons

Thesis Defense – Reaching Quantum Polaritons

Place: Sala de Grados, Módulo 8. When: 10:30, Tuesday, 20 December, 2016. Program: Defense by Ms. Blanca Silva Fernández, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Title: Reaching Quantum Polaritons. Thesis...

Example of a nanophotonic system where organic molecules are strongly coupled to a plasmon mode (confined light mode) in the gap between two metallic nanoparticles, thus suppressing the photochemical reaction sketched in the inset.

Suppressing Photochemical Reactions Through Strong Coupling

Article: published in Nature Communications by Javier Galego, Francisco J. Garcia-Vidal and Johannes Feist, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and IFIMAC researchers. Photoisomerization is a change in chemical structure of a molecule after...