Photonic Nanosystems

Research Interests:

  • Single molecule spectroscopy, fluorescence enhancement
  • DNA self assembly techniques, DNA origami, DNA nanotechnology
  • Metallic and semiconducting nanoparticles
  • Plasmonics, nanophotonics
  • Natural and artificial light harvesting complexes



  • Mauricio Pilo-Pais has recently joined our group on January 2019.  Mauricio did a research stay at the group of Prof. Tim Liedl at the LMU (Germany) from 2014 to 2018. He will focus on the self-assembly of optical nano-antennas.

  • Our work on plasmonic assisted FRET is online.