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  • Latest paper : nanoaperture enhanced fluorescence for fast FCS analysis

    28 janvier 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    Published in January 15th issue of Analytical Chemistry : http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ac8024015 The manuscript presents a thorough study of the signal-to-noise improvement in Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) measurements within a nanoaperture....

  • Sarkozy éclairé : excellent !

    04 février 2009 ( #Fancy lab )

    Une réponse intéressante du conseil scientifique du CNRS : "Le Conseil scientifique du CNRS réuni le 27 janvier 2009 s’associe à la forte émotion des personnels de la recherche provoquée par le discours du Président de la République du 22 janvier 2009....

  • Porquerolles Summer School on Plasmonics

    17 avril 2009 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    As a member of the organizing committee, I’m pleased to announce the forthcoming summer school on Plasmonics that will bring together the European specialists of Plasmonics on Porquerolles island (Côte d'Azur, France) from the 13th to the 17th of september...

  • Latest paper published : 3-axis sub-lambda confinement with nanojets

    25 mai 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    Published in Optics Express, freely downloadable at : http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-4-2089 We show that latex microspheres are able to confine light in a three-dimensional region of subwavelength dimensions. A simple configuration,...

  • Next conference : SPP4 Amsterdam

    05 juin 2009 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    I will be at the next international conference on surface plasmon photonics, to be hold June 21-26 in Amsterdam : http://www.spp4.org/ Meet you after my talk O-02 “Merging fluorescence correlation spectroscopy and plasmonics: characterizing nanostructures...

  • Nanoapertures for biophotonics

    29 juin 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    Published in the International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, in a special issue on nanostructured materials for photonics applications : Biophotonics applications of nanometric apertures Jerome Wenger, Davy Gerard, Pierre-Francois Lenne,...

  • Krabi autrement

    03 juillet 2009 ( #Fancy lab )

    In a rush of setting up a new house together with a new experiment, I somehow passed aside writing a few words here about Mark Leger, a.k.a Krabi Autrement. Mark is a French-Thai free-lance guide for people wishing to discover the Krabi province of Thailand...

  • Microsphere-enhanced single molecule fluorescence

    06 juillet 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    Our latest paper has been published in the July issue of the Journal of the Optical Society of America B. Free reprints for personal use only are available on our group website here. In this manuscript, we investigate the interaction between a dipolar...

  • Fluorescence lifetime measurements with PicoQuant systems

    24 juillet 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    My team is conducting a partnership with PicoQuant GmbH for fluorescence lifetime measurements with time-correlated single photon counting. As a brief summary, we operate the following PicoQuant devices : - LDH-P-635 picosecond laser diode working at...

  • C'Nano PACA project funded

    24 juillet 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    Antensat : Antennes plasmoniques sous saturation de fluorescence : ultralocalisation lumineuse et émission exaltée. (Technologies Innovantes / Biologie et Santé) Porteur : Jérôme Wenger, Institut Fresnel / CNRS UMR6133 Partenaire : Christian Dominici,...

  • Latest paper published : adhesion layer influence in ACS Nano

    27 octobre 2009 ( #Recent research work )

    Our latest paper was released on the July 28 issue of ACS Nano. A nanoscale layer of chromium or titanium is commonly used in plasmonic nanoantennas to firmly adhere a gold film to a glass substrate, yet the influence of this layer on the antenna performance...

  • NanoBioPlasmonics course

    12 novembre 2009 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    I just gave a master's level class on biophotonic applications of plasmons, so I'm pleased to share a few images taken from the web. NanoBioPlasmonics: outline 1- Surface plasmon concepts 2- Surface Plasmon Resonance sensors SPR 3- Surface enhanced Raman...

  • Erasmus Mundus Master & Doctorate

    12 novembre 2009 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    The Erasmus Mundus program EUROPHOTONICS financed by the European Community will start in september 2010. EUROPHOTONICS (see website : http://www.europhotonics.org) is divided in two parts : MASTER and DOCTORATE in the field of PHOTONICS. For the Master,...

  • Science Festival Marseille 2009

    15 décembre 2009 ( #Fancy lab )

    Last November, we had the French Science festival "fete de la science" for 2009. My lab hold a group of tables at the scientific village set close to Marseille's Vieux Port, in the very heart of the city. This year, we were celebrating the 400th anniversary...

  • Latest paper: optical fibers to replace microscopes for single molecule fluorescence detection

    05 février 2010 ( #Recent research work )

    Intensity is not enough. Many techniques in optical microscopy take advantage of analysis methods based on single molecule detection events. These measurements provide access to a wide variety of data such as local concentration, structure or mobility...

  • Assistant Professor position in Marseille : nanophotonics & biophotonics

    05 février 2010 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    The Fresnel Institute at the University of Marseilles (http://www.fresnel.fr), a leading laboratory in the field of Optics, Electromagnetism and Image Processing invites applications for an Associate Professor level position in the field of Biophotonics....

  • Latest (review) paper : nanophotonics and FCS

    10 février 2010 ( #Recent research work )

    Published in the January issue of Int. J. Mol. Sci., this review is freely available for download here (4.1Mb). Abstract: Recent advances in nanophotonics open the way for promising applications towards efficient single molecule fluorescence analysis....

  • My first article in Micscape

    28 mars 2010 ( #Fancy lab )

    For those of you who do academic research on (nano)photonics but don't know about the Micscape journal, then you're definitely missing one of the major publications about microscopy It's loaded with plenty of useful / interesting / futile* stuff (* choose...

  • SPIE Photonics West Proceedings 1

    02 avril 2010 ( #Recent research work )

    Following in SPIE Photonics West conference in last January, we have a proceedings paper published. High-efficiency single molecule fluorescence detection and correlation spectroscopy with dielectric microspheres H. Aouani, N. Djaker, J. Wenger, and H....

  • SPIE Photonics West Proceedings 2

    02 avril 2010 ( #Recent research work )

    Following in SPIE Photonics West conference in last January, we have a second proceedings paper published. This one corresponds to an invited contribution. Enhanced fluorescence from metal nanoapertures: physical characterizations and biophotonic applications...

  • European Master Nano Photonics

    14 avril 2010 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    The Master for Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics aims at giving an extensive two-year teaching program from fundamentals to advanced research topics in Photonics and its interdisciplinary applications. The application for European...

  • Master Erasmus Mundus Nano Bio Photonics

    21 avril 2010 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    The Master for Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics merging top universities in Marseille, Karlsruhe and Barcelona is seeking excellent students candidates of European Union nationality. 8 positions are offered, with a grant up to 10...

  • World's smallest FCS apparatus

    25 mai 2010 ( #Recent research work )

    My group has recently developed an integrated system for compact and portative single molecule fluorescence analysis without using any microscope or microscope objective. The system is based on our patented technology based on a glass microsphere at the...

  • Celebrating the laser 50th anniversary in Marseille

    04 juin 2010 ( #Fancy lab )

    From tonight, and ongoing every Friday night in June, a 10W green laser beam will be sent over Marseille historical center. This will redo Fizeau's experiment and measure the speed of light. See the blog: un laser sur Marseile Different animations will...

  • Latest paper published: Qdots on nanoantennas

    30 août 2010 ( #Recent research work )

    Check out in the August issue of ACS Nano, a paper in collaboration with the Weizmann Institute of Science on the use of colloidal quantum dots to probe the local field enhancement on photonic antennas. Plasmonic nanoantennas constitute a very active...

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