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  • Nanophotonics Assistant Professor position open

    18 mars 2011 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    Only one week left until the application deadline ! The Fresnel Institute is seeking a top qualified researcher to fill an assistant professor (Maitre de Conference in French) position. The research topic will primarily deal with theoretical simulations...

  • Demonstration microscope and Fourier optics

    16 janvier 2008 ( #Recent research work )

    As an interdisciplinary project for students of the Ecole Centrale Marseille, a joint team with my lab developed a demonstration version of a trinocular microscope. The aim is to introduce students to the principles of image formation, Fourier optics,...

  • Antenna-in-box platform to enhance single molecule detection

    13 juin 2013 ( #Recent research work )

    In a collaboration between the Fresnel Institute and ICFO-the Institute for Photonic Sciences, we report in Nature Nanotechnology a novel “antenna-in-box” platform for single molecule fluorescence detection with unprecedented resolutions and sensitivity....

  • Arjeplog Lapland

    28 décembre 2006 ( #Fancy lab )

    To brighten the scope of this blog, here is a new category about various fancy things and thoughts. My best way to end up a scientific meeting (and the rush of the few days before) is to take advantage of it to discover new places and cultures. Following...

  • Boost your experimental research work

    03 février 2007 ( #Fancy lab )

    To get the experiments work properly, of course, much time has to be spent, much care has to be taken, BUT this is (generally) not enough. There is a third point, which each expert knows, but mostly no one discusses about : the Experiment’s God needs...

  • French elections

    11 mai 2007 ( #Fancy lab )

    Mr S., the newly elected French president, publicly affirms that paedophilia and suicide are genetically determined. A positive point is that we no more feel ashamed for our president’s irrelevant opinions. Nevertheless, the next five years are going...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Workshop : Plasmonics in biology and medicine

    22 octobre 2007 ( #Nanophotonics pick )

    I’ll attend (and give a talk) at the next workshop on plasmonics in biology and medicine, to be held on Friday December 14th 2007 at ESPCI, 10 rue vauquelin 75005, Paris Visit the website : http://gdr2588.ibl.fr/plasmon/intro_plasmonique.php Registration...

  • Mental Flow, Focus and the Zone for Scientists

    17 février 2016

    Whenever you are writing a paper, preparing a presentation or performing a delicate experiment, you are facing a performance challenge: how to get the best output with limited resources of time, energy or grant money. This is when you need to get into...

  • Turning Plasmonic Antennas on the Right Side: Template Stripping Maximizes Single Molecule Fluorescence Enhancement

    15 mars 2017

    Plasmonics is looking for nanogap antennas featuring narrow gap sizes, full accessibility to the plasmonic hotspot and high fabrication throughput. However, the current fabrication methods remain limited to gaps typically around 15-20 nm. Importantly,...

  • NanoVista project results on Cordis

    15 mai 2017

    From the ICFO news: The European Commission has a very clear strategy for the effective dissemination and exploitation of EU-funded research results in which CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service) plays a primary role. The NANO-VISTA...

  • ERC Starting Grant ExtendFRET results story on Cordis

    01 juin 2017

    CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service) is a key instrument for effective dissemination and exploitation of EU-funded research results. Our ExtendFRET project was recently selected by the CORDIS Editorial Team to be written about...

  • Planar plasmonic antennas resolve transient nanoscopic phase separation in biological lipid membranes

    25 juillet 2017

    Nanoscopic domains (also known as lipid rafts) in living cell membranes have been postulated to play major roles in regulating a large variety of biological functions. However, the underlying basis for their formation remains under heavy debate because...

  • Upcoming conferences 2018: the Bio-is-Nano Tour

    06 décembre 2017

    Book your seats for the upcoming shows: - Ircelyon scientific day, Lyon, January 29 - Fluorescence markers for advanced microscopy, Les Houches, March 18-23 - Gold 2018 international conference, Paris, July 15-18 - NFO-15 international conference of Near-field...

  • Stéphanie and Jérome awarded with Instrumentation prize 2017

    11 décembre 2017

    The Instrumentation Prize from the Chemical Physics / Physical Chemistry division of the French Chemical and Physical Societies acknowledges the development of a new technology for chemical detection. This year, the prize has been awarded to Stéphanie...

  • Book chapter: fluorescence spectroscopy enhancement on photonic nanoantennas

    26 janvier 2018

    I have recently released a brief introduction to the key concepts for understanding the phenomenon of fluorescence enhancement with optical nanostructures. This document should be a chapter of a book “Plasmonics in Chemistry and Biology” edited by Nordin...

  • New paper: High-resolution multimodal flexible coherent Raman endoscope

    22 mars 2018

    Coherent Raman imaging is a label free technique featuring chemical sensitivity that has a great potential for direct cancer cell imaging. However high-resolution, high contrast coherent Raman images have so far been restricted to table-top microscopes....

  • Latest article: green laser excitation can quench red dyes fluorescence

    11 septembre 2018

    A wide range of single molecule fluorescence techniques involve the use of multi-color laser excitation, such as PIE-FRET, ALEX-FRET and FCCS. However, the influence of these various laser excitations is very often overlooked. What is the influence of...

  • Raju Regmi is awarded the Aix Marseille University PhD thesis prize for 2017

    12 juillet 2018

    Raju just got awarded with the "Prix de Thèse" of Aix Marseille University which acknowledges the best thesis defended at the university during the past year. The prize comes with a 1000€ award (always welcome ;o) Before that, Raju also received the prize...

  • Microwave FRET imaging inside a photonic cavity

    06 mars 2019

    Light can be trapped inside a cavity made by two mirrors, thus concentrating the light intensity and enhancing interactions between light and matter. Among the different applications of these photonic cavities, much attention is now focused on their ability...

  • France Bioimaging Open Day

    24 mai 2019

    On May 25th, we will present several demonstration experiments about manipulating light with optics. This year, we have a special celebration with the bicentenary of Augustin Fresnel's theory of diffraction, and we will be redoing the historical Fresnel...

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