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Paolo Biagioni

Professore Associato
Campus Milano Leonardo
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  • September 1st, 2020 - Welcome to Dr Thorsten Feichtner, who is joining us for 18 months with a MSCA fellowship financed by the H2020 program of the EU Commission! Thorsten's project will be at the intersection between nanophotonics, nonlinear optics, and nanocircuitry... stay tuned!!!
  • August 19th, 2020 - just published on ACS Photonics: "Plasmonic superchiral lattice resonances in the mid-infrared", the first results of the PRIN project "Plasmon-enhanced vibrational circular dichroism"!



Curriculum vitae

I studied at Politecnico di Milano (Italy), where I first got my Degree in Electronic Engineering in 2003 and then the Ph.D. in Physics under the supervision of Prof. Lamberto Duò, working on linear and non-linear near-field microscopy and on the near-field properties of metal nanoparticles. I received the Ph.D. in 2007 with the dissertation "Field enhancement and confinement at optical wavelengths: nonlinear near-field microscopy and resonant metal nanoparticles". During the Ph.D., I also worked in Basel (Switzerland) by the group of Prof. Dieter Pohl and Prof. Bert Hecht, working on resonant optical antennas.

After a one-year Post Doc in Milano, in 2008 I was awarded a Humboldt Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, which I spent working in the group of Prof. Bert Hecht in Würzburg (Germany) focusing on near-field polarization engineering with optical cross antennas and on the impedance description of plasmonic antenna circuits.

I have been Assistant Professor (Ricercatore) since 2010 and Associate Professor since 2014 at the Physics Department, Politecnico di Milano (Italy).

My research interests are in nano-optics and plasmonics. At present my main activities are focused on:

  • Polarization control and chirality at the nanoscale
  • Linear and nonlinear properties of Au nanoantennas
  • Mid-infrared plasmonics and sensing with heavily-doped Ge materials

I was the coordinator of the FET-Open EU project GEMINI ("GErmanium Mid-Infrared plasmoNIcs for sensing") and I am currently the coordinator of the PRIN project "Plasmon enhanced vibrational circular dichroism".


Selected publications (see the links at the bottom of the page for the full publication list)