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“Anti-Resonant Reflecting Acoustic Rib Waveguides for
, Thomas Dinter, Mikołaj K. Schmidt and Michael J. Steel, in preparation.

“Generation of polarization entangled counter-propagating photons with high-order orbital angular momentum in helical grating fibers”, Elisabeth Wagner, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Michael J. Steel, and Polina R. Sharapova, in preparation.

“Quantum engineering effective photoelasticity in diamond phoxonic nanocavities”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Michael J. Steel, in preparation.


“Identifying unbound strong bunching and the breakdown of the Rotating Wave Approximation in the quantum Rabi model,” Alvaro Nodar, Ruben Esteban, Unai Muniain, Michael J. Steel, Javier Aizpurua, and Mikołaj K. Schmidt, arXiv:2211.13249 (2022).

“Optomechanics Converge with SBS,” Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Christopher Baker, Raphael Van Laer; part of collection “100 years of Brillouin scattering” in Semiconductors and Semimetals, edited by M. J. Steel, Christopher G. Poulton, Benjamin Eggleton, in press.


Probing the electromagnetic response of dielectric antennas by vortex electron beams”, Andrea Konečná, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Rainer Hillenbrand, and Javier Aizpurua, arxiv:2111.08810 (2021).

Noise in Brillouin based information storage“, Oscar A. Nieves, Matthew D. Arnold, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, M. J. Steel, Christopher G. Poulton, Optics Express 29, 39486-39497 (2021).

“Numerical simulation of noise in pulsed Brillouin scattering”, Oscar A. Nieves, Matthew D. Arnold, M. J. Steel, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Christopher G. Poulton, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 38 (8), 2343-2352 (2021).

“Picosecond acoustic dynamics in stimulated Brillouin scattering”, Johannes Piotrowski, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Birgit Stiller, Christopher G. Poulton, Michael J. Steel, Optics Letters 46, 2972-2975 (2021).

“Noise and pulse dynamics in backward stimulated Brillouin scattering”, Oscar A. Nieves, Matthew D. Arnold, M. J. Steel, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Christopher G. Poulton, Optics Express 29, 3132-3146 (2021). (open access)

“Frequency-resolved photon correlations in cavity optomechanics”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Ruben Esteban, Geza Giedke, Javier Aizpurua, Alejandro González-Tudela, Quantum Science and Technology 6, 034005 (2021). (open access)


“Acoustic diamond resonators with ultra-small mode volumes”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Christopher G. Poulton, Michael J. Steel, Physical Review Research 2, 033153 (2020). (open acces) arXiv:2003.01834.
(see blog entry)

“ARRAW: Anti-resonant reflecting acoustic waveguides”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Matthew C. O’Brien, Michael J. Steel, Christopher G. Poulton, New Journal of Physics 22, 053011 (2020). arXiv:1909.01632.
(see blog entry)


“Quantum description of surface-enhanced resonant Raman scattering within a hybrid-optomechanical model”, Tomáš Neuman, Ruben Esteban, Geza Giedke, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Javier Aizpurua, Physical Review A 100, 0430422 (2019).
(Editors’ Suggestion)

“Suspended mid-infrared waveguides for Stimulated Brillouin Scattering”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Christopher G. Poulton, Goran Z. Mashanovich, Graham T. Reed, Benjamin J. Eggleton, Michael J. Steel, Optics Express 27(4), 4976 (2019).
(see blog entry)


“Elastic Purcell effect, Mikolaj K. Schmidt, L.G. Helt, Christopher G. Poulton, Michael J. Steel, Physical Review Letters 12, 064301 (2018).
(Editors’ Suggestion)
(see blog entry)

“Pulsed molecular optomechanics in plasmonic nanocavities: from nonlinear vibrational instabilities to bond-breaking“, Anna Lombardi, Mikolaj K. Schmidt, Lee Weller, William M. Deacon, Felix Benz, Bart de Nijs, Javier Aizpurua, and Jeremy J. Baumberg, Physical Review X 8, 011016 (2018).
#plasmons #quantum_optics
(see blog entry)


“Spectral selectivity of plasmonic interactions between individual up-converting nanocrystals and spherical gold nanoparticles“, Dawid Piatkowski, Mikolaj K. Schmidt, Magdalena Twardowska, Marcin Nyk, Javier Aizpurua, and Sebastian Mackowski, Materials 10 (8), 905 (2017).
#plasmons #spectroscopy

“Linking classical and molecular optomechanics descriptions of SERS”, Mikolaj K. Schmidt, Ruben Esteban, Felix Benz, Jeremy J. Baumberg and Javier Aizpurua, Faraday Discussions 205, 173-211 (2017).
#quantum_optics #plasmons #spectroscopy
(see blog entry)


Single-molecule optomechanics in ‘pico-cavities’”, Felix Benz, Mikolaj K. Schmidt, Alexander Dreismann, Rohit Chikkaraddy, Yao Zhang, Angela Demetriadou, Cloudy Carnegie, Hamid Ohadi, Bart de Nijs, Ruben Esteban, Javier Aizpurua, and Jeremy J. Baumberg, Science 354, 6313 (2016).
#quantum_optics #plasmons #spectroscopy
(see blog entry)

Anisotropic nanoantenna-based magnetoplasmonic crystals for highly enhanced and tunable magneto-optical activity”, Nicolò Maccaferri, Luca Bergamini, Matteo Pancaldi, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Mikko Kataja, Sebastiaan van Dijken, Nerea Zabala, Javier Aizpurua, and Paolo Vavassori, Nano Letters 16, 2533-2542 (2016).

“Rabi splitting in photoluminescence spectra of hybrid system of gold nanorods and J-aggregates”, Dzmitry Melnikau, Ruben Esteban, Diana Savateeva, Ana Sánchez-Iglesias, Marek Grzelczak, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Luis M. Liz-Marzán, Javier Aizpurua, Yury P. Rakovich, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 7, 354-362 (2016).
#quantum_optics #plasmons #spectroscopy

“Quantum mechanical description of Raman scattering from molecules in plasmonic cavities”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Ruben Esteban, Alejandro González-Tudela, Geza Giedke, and Javier Aizpurua, ACS Nano 10, 6289 (2016).
#quantum_optics #plasmons #spectroscopy #SERS


Nanocavities: Optomechanics goes molecular”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt and Javier Aizpurua, Nature Nanotechnology: News and Views, doi:10.1038/nnano.2015.287 (2015).
#quantum_optics #spectroscopy #plasmons

Isotropically polarized speckle patterns“, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Javier Aizpurua, Xavier Zambrana-Puyalto, Xavier Vidal, Gabriel Molina-Terriza, and Juan José Sáenz, Physical Review Letters 114, 113902 (2015).
#angular_momentum #dielectrics

Antenna resonances in low aspect ratio semiconductor nanowires”, Daniel J. Traviss, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Javier Aizpurua, and Otto L. Muskens, Optics Express 23, 22771 (2015).
#dielectrics #magnetic_response

Electromagnetic Resonances of Silicon Nanoparticle Dimers in the Visible“, Urs Zywietz, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Andrey B. Evlyukhin, Carsten Reinhardt, Javier Aizpurua, and Boris N. Chichkov, ACS Photonics 2, 913 (2015).
#dielectrics #magnetic_response


Polarization control of metal-enhanced fluorescence in hybrid assemblies of photosynthetic complexes and gold nanorods“, Lukasz Bujak, Maria Olejnik, Tatas H.P. Brotosudarmo, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Nikodem Czechowski, Dawid Piatkowski, Javier Aizpurua, Richard J. Cogdell, Wolfgang Heiss, and Sebastian Mackowski, Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 9015 (2014).
#plasmons #spectroscopy


“Gold spiky nanodumbbells: anisotropy in gold nanostars”, Sergey M. Novikov, Ana Sánchez-Iglesias, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Andrey Chuvilin, Javier Aizpurua, Marek Grzelczak, and Luis M. Liz-Marzán, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization doi: 10.1002/ppsc.201300257 (2013).

“Low-loss electric and magnetic field-enhanced spectroscopy with subwavelength silicon dimers”, Pablo Albella, Mohammed Ameen Poyli, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Stefan A. Maier, Fernando Moreno, Juan J. Sáenz, and Javier Aizpurua, Journal of Physics Chemistry C 117, 13573 (2013).
#dielectrics #spectroscopy #magnetic_response


“Energy transfer in peridinin chlorophyll protein metallic nanoparticle hybrid nanostructure: effect of spatial arrangement”, Mikołaj Schmidt, and Sebastian Mackowski, Acta Physica Polonica A 122, 307 (2012).
#plasmons #spectroscopy

“Dielectric antennas – a suitable platform for controlling magnetic dipolar emission”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Ruben Esteban, Juan J. Saenz, Irene Suarez-Lacalle, Sebastian Mackowski, and Javier Aizpurua, Optics Express 20, 13636 (2012) + errata.
#dielectrics #spectroscopy #magnetic_response

“Control of single emitter radiation by polarization- and position-dependent activation of dark antenna modes”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Sebastian Mackowski, and Javier Aizpurua, Optics Letters 37, 1017-1019 (2012).
#plasmons #spectroscopy


“Absorption enhancement in peridinin–chlorophyll–protein light-harvesting complexes coupled to semicontinuous silver film”, Nikodem Czechowski, Piotr Nyga, Mikołaj Schmidt, Tatas H. P. Brotosudarmo, Hugo Scheer, Dawid Piatkowski, Sebastian Mackowski, Plasmonics doi:10.1007/s11468-011-9283-7 (2011).
#plasmons #spectroscopy

“Theoretical studies of excitation dynamics in a peridinin-chlorophyll-protein coupled to a metallic nanoparticle”, Mikołaj Schmidt, Sebastian Mackowski, Central European Journal of Physics 9 (2), 562-569 (2011).
#plasmons #spectroscopy

“Plasmon induced modifications of the Forster energy transfer in reconstituted peridinin-chlorophyll-protein photosynthetic complex”, Mikołaj K. Schmidt, Alexander O. Govorov, Sebastian Mackowski, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1286, 1 (2011).
#plasmons #spectroscopy

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