June 19 June 20 June 21 Aperi-Poster Guidelines Special-Issue

Day I – Wednesday June 19

10:30 - 10:45

De Angelis 10:45 - 11:30 Quidant KEYNOTE: “Putting Nanoplasmonics to work!”


11:30 - 11:45 Romano Exponential sensitivity of a bound-state-in-continuum photonic crystal sensor

11:45 - 12:00 Santoro Exploring dimensionality for biosensing

12:00 - 12:15 Alessandri Plasmonic Hydrogels for Pan-Specific Capture and Ultrasensitive Raman Detection of Persistent Organic Pollutants

12:15 - 12:30 Di Meo Plasmonic Metasurface based on Cross-Shaped Nanoantennas for Biosensing Applications

12:30 - 14:30


Plasmonics for Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry

14:30 - 14:45 Baldi Plasmonics for Chemistry: sensing and driving chemical reactions using plasmons

14:45 - 15:00 Garma Electrophysiology for the masses: a cost-effective ecosystem for the study of electrogenic cells

15:00 - 15:15 Guido
Control of Coherences and Optical Responses of Pigmenta Protein Complexes by Plasmonic Nanoantennae

15:15 - 15:30 Hernandez Remotely Generated Hot-Electron using Surface Plasmon Polaritons

15:30 - 15:45 Della Ventura Plasmonic Enhanced Fluorescence as an Effective Biosensing Platform: Detection of Immunoglobulins in Urine for POC Applications

15:45 - 16:00 Sepe Study of the Fluorescence Emission at the Surface of 1D-Photonic Crystal Biochips

16:00 - 16:30

    Baldi     16:30 - 16:45 NKT Photonics Towards the ultimate light source


16:45 - 17:00 Zito Surface-Enhanced Raman and Fluorescence Spectroscopy with an All-Dielectric Metasurface

17:00 - 17:15 Caprara SERS spectroscopy as a high-performance technique to monitor the DNA melting profile

17:15 - 17:30 Novara In situ growth of silver nanoparticles on PDMS membranes for multi-wavelength SERS biosensing platforms

17:30 - 17:45 Giordano Plasmon engineering in self-organized metasurfaces for broadband Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA) spectroscopy



Day II – Thursday June 20

Baldassarre 09:00 - 09:45 Reich KEYNOTE TALK Plasmonic nanoparticle crystals: Exploring the limits in light-matter coupling

Alternative Plasmonic Materials and Dielectrics Resonators
9:45 - 10:00 Li Bassi Nanoengineered TiO2 and Ta:TiO2 films with enhanced optical/electrical properties for advanced photoconversion and plasmonics
10:00 - 10:15 Ciano Surface Plasmon Waveguides in the THz range for photoluminescent and nonlinear emitters based on Ge/SiGe Quantum Wells
10:15 - 10:30 Setaro Plasmon-Assisted Phenomena in Gold-Carbon Nanotubes Hybrids

10:30 - 11:00
Bollani   Sapienza 11:00
11:15 Crisel Instruments THz technology for imaging: from Time Domain Spectroscopy (TDS) to THz Quantum Cascade Laser (THz QCL) Imaging

Cavities and Resonators
11:15 - 11:30 Sapienza Dielectric nanocavities for enhanced Purcell effect and strong directionality
11:30 - 11:45 Mancini Near-field spectroscopy of Phonon Polariton resonators
11:45 - 12:00 Caligiuri A Semi-Classical view on the Occurrence and Hybridization of Resonant Tunnelling Epsilon-Near-Zero Modes in Metal/Insulator Nanocavities
12:00 - 12:15 Zambrana-Puyalto Enhanced single molecule detection using Plasmonic Nanochannels and Zero-Mode Waveguides
12:15 - 12:30 Piccotti Two-dimensional nanostructure arrays for plasmonic nanolaser devices

12:30 - 14:30

Multiphysics systems
14:30 - 14:45 Gabbani Coupling Plasmonics with Magnetism in Magnetoplasmonic Hybrid Nanoalloys
14:45 - 15:00 Patti Chiral optical forces and optical trapping of optically active particles
15:00 - 15:15 Polito Difference nanospectroscopy of Proteins in Cell Membranes Located in a 10-nanometer wide Plasmonic Nanogap
15:15 - 15:30 Ferrera Plasmonics of Au Nanoparticles in a Variable-Temperature Thermodynamic Bath
15:30 - 15:45 Gillibert Polarization-dependent thermoplasmonic response of anisotropic metal nanoparticles
15:45 - 16:00 Behel Second Harmonic Scattering from Hybrid Gold & Dielectric Nanoparticles

16:00 - 16:30

Probing and Imaging
16:30 - 16:45 Isoniemi Probing resonant modes in hyperbolic metamaterial nanostructures with electron energy loss spectroscopy
16:45 - 17:00 Triolo Near-field imaging of surface-plasmon vortex-modes around a single elliptical nanohole in a gold film.
17:00 - 17:15 Zilli Quantitative measurement of the optical cross-sections of single nano-objects
17:15 - 17:30 Leonetti Scattering Assisted Imaging

17:30 - 18:30

18:30 - 18:45
Election Steering Committee


SOCIAL DINNER Antonio & Antonio Restaurant

Day III – Friday June 21
   Ciracì    09:00 - 09:45 A. Alù KEYNOTE TALK: “Plasmonic metamaterials”

Modes & Topology
09:45 - 10:00 M. Pascale Full-wave mode hybridization in Nanoparticle Dimers
10:00 - 10:15 M. Picardi Dipolar sources for directional and selective excitation of guided modes
10:15 - 10:30 Garcia-Etxarri Topological photonics: Mistaken paradigms and new opportunities

10:30 - 11:00
   Finazzi   11:00
11:15 Calvano (Ansys) Metamaterial Simulation with ANSYS

Non Linear Effects
11:15 - 11:30 Savo Nonlinear Light Generation in Disordered Micro-Balls
11:30 - 11:45 Rocco Efficient Second Harmonic Generation in Dielectric Nanoantennas with Epsilon-Near-Zero Substrate
11:45 - 12:00 De Luca Parameter-free hydrodynamic treatment of Difference-frequency Generation in plasmonic nanostructure

12:00 - 14:00
    De Luca    

Quantum Effects
14:00 - 14:15 Tricarico Field Quantization in Arbitrarly-Shaped Metal Nanoparticles
14:15 - 14:30 Giannone Molecular Switches interacting with Localized Surface Plasmons: a Density Functional Theory Approach
14:30 - 14:45 Della Sala Ab initio Plasmonics of Externally Doped Silicon Nanocrystals
14:45 - 15:00 D'Agostino The Role of Quantum Mechanical Effects in Metal-Molecule Interactions

Metasurfaces & Gratings
 Esposito  15:00 - 15:15 Chowdhury Large-area nanostripe gratings for flexible NIR plasmonics and optoelectronics
15:15 - 15:30 Marabelli Anomalous effective permittivity of Vogel spiral metamaterials
15:30 - 15:45 Occhicone Mid-infrared Bloch Surface Waves for Sensing Biomolecules by their Fingerprints
15:45 - 16:00 Papari Sensing using Surface Plasmon Polaritons in THz metagrids

16:00 - 16:15
Conference Awards

16:15 - 16:30
Closing Remarks

Poster Session - Wednesday June 19
Tag First Name Last Name Title
1 Henrikh Baghramyan Pauli-Gaussian kinetic energy functionals for quantum hydrodynamic theory
2 Leonetta Baldassarre Time-resolved THz spectroscopy of Ge/SiGe multi-quantum wells
3 Alessandro Belardini Circular dichroism of chiral molecules on asymmetric hole array
4 Paolo Biagioni Slit arrays for plasmon-enhanced vibrational circular dichroism
5 Monica Bollani Plasmon-enhanced Ge-based Metal-Semiconductor-Metal photodetector at near-IR wavelengths
6 Lukasz Bujak Scattering of single photons on a single nanoparticle
7 Angela Capaccio Fabrication of Silver NPs-Coated AFM Probes for Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy by Solid-State Dewetting
8 Michele Celebrano Optimization and Control of the Second-Harmonic Generation in AlGaAs Dielectric Nanoantennas
9 Joao Paulo Coelho Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles through Supramolecular Polymerization at the Air-Water Interface
10 Adriano Colombelli Long-and short-range ordered gold nanoholes as large-area optical tunable transducers for sensing applications
11 Antonio De Luca A robust ellipsometric analysis of nanoscale layered structures
12 Antonio Ferraro Terahertz filter with flat-top transmission response
13 Marco Finazzi Evidence for cascaded third harmonic generation in non centrosymmetric gold nanoantennas
14 Carlo Forestiere Resonances and modes in the electromagnetic scattering from 2D bodies
15 Felice Gesuele Imaging exciton distribution in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides and
van der Waals heterostructures
16 Gabriel Gil Real-time dynamics of plasmonic resonances in nanoparticles described by a general dielectric function
17 Nicoletta Granchi Near-Field imaging of local light emission in transition metal dichalcogenides curved monolayers
18 Romain Hernandez Investigating hot-electrons with metal-semiconductor-metal slit arrays
19 Francesca Intonti Spectral control of disorder photonic modes
20 Alemayehu Nana Koya Novel plasmonic nanocavities for optical trapping-assisted sensing applications
21 Giuseppe Emanuele Lio Nanoscale Numerical Behavior of Flexible Plasmonic Materials
22 Claudia Lubrano 3D biosensing interfaces mediated by artificial lipid bilayers
23 Jacopo Marcheselli Hybrid organic-inorganic nanosystems: assessing a boundary element method approach to optical properties of gold bipyramidal nanoparticles
24 Michele Massari Pancharatnam-Berry transformation optics for total angular momentum sorting
25 Laura Matino Full Resolution of Cell-Biosensor Interface Via Scanning Electron Microscopy/Focused Ion Beam
26 Bruno Miranda Optimization of a Dual-Mode optical biosensor for biomedical applications
27 Alina Muravitskaya Polarization switch between parallel and orthogonal collective resonances in aluminum arrays
28 Patrick O'Keeffe Sensitizing Wide Band Gap Oxides to Visible Light using Plasmonic Metal Nanoparticles
29 Michele Ortolani Nanoscale Surface Thermal Gradients in Mid-infrared Vertical Antenna Arrays
30 Paolo Polimeno T-matrix calculations of spin-dependent optical forces in optically trapped nanowires
31 Paolo Polimeno Calculation of optical forces in optically trapped resonant gain metal/dielectric nanoshell
32 Paolo Ponzellini Metallic porous Aluminum for UV enhanced spectroscopy
33 Giuseppe Quero Optical Fiber SERS Optrodes based on Nanosphere Lithography
34 Ilaria Rea SERS-active hybrid plasmonic nanoparticles for intracellular sensing
35 Andrea Rossetti Study of interface roughness in doped SiGe Quantum Wells for future Silicon-based THz emitters
36 Maria Salbini A label-free optic SPR biosensor for mechanotransduction and force generation
37 Filippo Sciortino CaF2‚ embedding for nano-imaging of plasmonic vertical nanoresonators in the mid-infrared
38 Katya Marinova Simeonova Theoretical Study of Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs), Under Controlled Indentation Force. Applications in Quantum Nano Photonics
39 Maria Sygletou Ultrafast vs thermodynamic heating of plasmonic Al nanodisks
40 Arturo Tagliacozzo Coupling of infrared radiation with Josephson Junction fluxon oscillations via spoof plasmon
41 Alfonso Tanga Terahertz Scattering Microscopy for Dermatology Diagnostics
42 Maria Eleonora Temperini Nanoplastics Detection in Seawater Samples with an Infrared Plasmonic Nanoprobe

Oral Presentation Guidelines

  • The total time allotted to each speaker is 15 minutes. You should plan to speak for 12 minutes and leave 3 minutes for questions.
  • The projection screen has a 16:9 format and is 3.30 m wide
  • Keynote speakers have 45 minutes in total, and they should plan to speak for about 40 min, leaving 5 min. for questions.
  • We kindly encourage the speakers to upload their presentations on the computer we provide. Please upload your presentation before your session and check there for compatibility issues. For any problem or special request please contact the session chair before the session starts.
  • We provide the following equipment:
    • Laptop (PC)
    • PowerPoint 2016
    • Microphone
    • Laser pointer
    • Remote Control Presentation Clicker
  • SIOF and IEEE grant two awards for the two best oral presentations.

Poster Presentation Guidelines

  • Poster boards are about 80 cm width x 200 cm height. Any poster fitting these limits is allowed.
  • In the workshop Program, note the tag assigned to your poster. This tag identifies the poster board where to hang your poster.
  • All necessary material for attaching the poster to the poster board will be available at the Workshop desk.
  • SIOF and IEEE grant two awards for the two best posters.


Special Issue of Sensors

Authors of papers presented at this conference and within the scope of Sensors (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors ) are invited to submit a technically extended version to the Special Issue of Sensors:

Selected Papers from Plasmonica 2019 - 7th Edition of the Workshop on Plasmonics and its Applications

Please note that, as an open access journal, Sensors have an Article Processing Charge (APC) of 1800 CHF for accepted papers. The conference participants will receive a 10% discount on the publishing fees.
The Special Issue website can be reached at: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/special_issues/Plasmonica 2019