VILLUM Investigator program on Quantum Plasmonics

Dr. techn. N. Asger Mortensen

Professor & VILLUM Investigator

D-IAS Chair of Technical Science

(photo by Michael Yde Katballe)
Elite Researcher Prize ceremony (with minister Søren Pind)
OSA award ceremony (with OSA president Eric Mazur)
VILLUM Investigator ceremony (with Jens Kann-Rasmussen)
Abbe School of Photonics guest professor, FSU Jena
INSEAD Asia campus in Singapore
Sep. 2019: Review by Cox published in Acc. Chem. Res.

Sep. 2019: Springer outstanding-paper award to review in Front. Phys.

Sep. 2019: Mortensen elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences.

Aug 2019: Congrats to Dr. Gonçalves for successfully defending his PhD work.

Aug 2019: Christos Tserkezis appointed assistant professor in theoretical condensend-matter physics.

July 2019: Special issue on Topological Nanophotonics published in Nanophotonics.

July 2019: Christian Wolff appointed assistant professor in computational physics.

June 2019: Francesco Todisco receives a CNR permanent-scientist position in Lecce.

May 2019: Successful hosting of SPP9 in Copenhagen with 300+ participants.

May 2019: Successful hosting of summer school with 9 invited lectures and ~60 participants.

Apr. 2019: Observation of plasmon-2D-exciton strong-coupling published in ACS Photonics

Mar. 2019: Christos Tserkezis receives IOP outstanding reviewer award (J. Opt.)

Feb. 2019: Joel Cox appointed D-IAS Assistant Professor.

Feb. 2019: Paper on graphene featured in PRB Kaleidoscope.

Jan. 2019: Work by Alex Roberts highlighted by physics.org.

Dec. 2018: Grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation to support the SPP9.

Dec. 2018: Invited paper by Roberts et al. becomes Editors' Pick.

Nov. 2018: Invited paper on monocrystaline gold flakes published in Opt. Mater. Express.

Oct. 2018: Grant from the Thomas B. Thriges Fond to support the SPP9.

Oct. 2018: Paper on exceptional points published in the OSA flagship journal Optica.

Oct. 2018: New paper on near-field coupling of gap-plasmon resonators published in Nano Letters.

Oct. 2018: Mortensen promoted to IOP Fellow.

Sep. 2018: Perspective highlighted on the cover of ACS Photonics.

Sep. 2018: Work by Jes Linnet highlighted in Materials Today.

Sep. 2018: Mortensen honored as an APS Fellow at the FiO meeting in Washington.

Aug. 2018: New perspective on quantum plasmonics published in ACS Photonics.

Jul. 2018: Christos Tserkezis recoqnized for outstanding contributions in reviewing for J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf.

Jun. 2018: Mortensen interviewed by Peter Lund Madsen in Hjernekassen på P1 (Danish Broadcasting Corporation).

Jun. 2018: Paper on transparrent conductive electrodes by Jes Linnet featured in OSA press release. See also Optics & Photonics News.

May 2018: International experts meet in SDU for workshop on topological nanophotonics.

Apr. 2018: Mortensen joins the Science & Cocktails initiative.

Apr. 2018: Perspective paper published in the high-impact journal Nano Today.

Mar. 2018: Paper in PRB highlighted as Editors' Suggestion.

Mar. 2018: Mortensen receives the Minister's Elite-researcher award.

Feb. 2018: Christos Tserkezis announced as 'Reviewer of the Year' for Journal of Optics for 2017.

Feb. 2018: André Gonçalves on three-month stay in the Soljačić group @ MIT.

Feb. 2018: Francesco Todisco awarded a MULTIPLY Fellowship in photonics from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Action.

Jan. 2018: Christian Wolff awarded a MULTIPLY Fellowship in photonics from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Action.

Jan. 2018: Essential Science Indicators recoqnizes our Nature Reviews Materials as a 'hot paper' in the top 0.1% of papers in its academic field.

Dec. 2017: Paper on quasi-normal modes for quantum plasmonics published in the OSA flagship journal Optica.

Nov. 2017: Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation to support the SPP9.

Nov. 2017: Jes Linnet awarded a MSc degree with distinction.

Nov. 2017: Successful upgrade of our Neaspec system.

Oct. 2017: Mortensen announced as an APS Fellow.

Oct. 2017: Mortensen announced an elected member of Danish Academy of Natural Sciences.

Sep. 2017: Mortensen honored as an OSA Fellow.

Sep. 2017: Special issue on quantum plasmonics edited by Christos Tserkezis.

Aug. 2017: Paper on 2D materials published in Nature Communications.

July 2017: Mortensen announced as a D-IAS Chair of Technical Science.

June 2017: Paper on graphene plasmons published in the OSA flagship journal Optica.

May 2017: Bozhevolnyi and Mortensen announced as co-chairs of the SPP9.

Apr. 2017: VILLUM Investigator personal grant to Mortensen [5.3 MEUR]

Mar. 2017: Mortensen called to become professor at SDU Center for Nano Optics.
ACS Photonics 5,3447 (2018)
PhD summer school
Conference on surface plasmon photonics
Nat. Rev. Mater. 2, 16088 (2016)
D-IAS workshop on topological nanophotonics