• 940 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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I study the optical and, starting recently, elastic response of nanoscale systems to enhance and control the interaction of light and vibrations with molecules and atoms.

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, PhD, University of the Basque Country

Physics, MSc, Nicolaus Copernicus University

Computer Science, MSc, Nicolaus Copernicus University

Physics, BSc, Nicolaus Copernicus University

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Projects 2019 2022

Research Outputs 2011 2019

  • 940 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 7 Conference proceeding contribution
  • 1 Comment/opinion

Quantum description of surface-enhanced resonant Raman scattering within a hybrid-optomechanical model

Neuman, T., Esteban, R., Giedke, G., Schmidt, M. K. & Aizpurua, J., 29 Oct 2019, In : Physical Review A. 100, 4, 24 p., 043422.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Raman spectra
laser pumping

Suspended mid-infrared waveguides for stimulated brillouin scattering

Schmidt, M. K., Poulton, C. G., Mashanovich, G. Z., Reed, G. T., Eggleton, B. J. & Steel, M. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 4, p. 4976-4989 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Elastic Purcell effect

Schmidt, M. K., Helt, L. G., Poulton, C. G. & Steel, M. J., 8 Aug 2018, In : Physical Review Letters. 121, 6, p. 1-6 6 p., 064301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Pulsed molecular optomechanics in plasmonic nanocavities: from nonlinear vibrational instabilities to bond-breaking

Lombardi, A., Schmidt, M. K., Weller, L., Deacon, W. M., Benz, F., de Nijs, B., Aizpurua, J. & Baumberg, J. J., 2018, In : Physical Review X. 8, 1, p. 1-17 17 p., 011016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
mechanical oscillators
chemical bonds
quantum theory

Controlling molecular vibrations in resonant surface-enhanced Raman scattering

Neuman, T., Esteban, R., Giedke, G., Schmidt, M. & Aizpurua, J., 2017, The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO Europe 2017): proceedings. Washington, D.C., USA: OSA - The Optical Society, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review