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Dr. Bruno Flávio N. de S. Soares

Project
Photonics of structural transformations in a single nanoparticle

Short CV
Bruno Flávio Soares obtained his "Licenciatura em Física" from the Department of Physics of Porto University, Portugal, in 2002. He then joined Southampton University where he is working towards his PhD.

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Articles (2004-2008)

  1. Resetting single nanoparticle structural phase with nanosecond pulses
    B. F. Soares, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 043115 (2007) doi: 10.1063/1.2760174 - pdf

    [additionally part of the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 16(7) (2007)]
  2. All-optical phase-change memory in a single gallium nanoparticle
    B. F. Soares, F. Jonsson, and N. I. Zheludev
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 153905 (2007) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.153905 - pdf
  3. Polymorphic nanoparticles as all-optical memory elements
    B. F. Soares, M. V. Bashevoy, F. Jonsson, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    Opt. Express  14(22), 10652 (2006) doi: 10.1364/OE.14.010652 - pdf

    [additionally part of the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 14(24) (2006)]
  4. Controlling light with light via structural transformations in metallic nanoparticles
    K. F. MacDonald, B. F. Soares, M. V. Bashevoy, and N. I. Zheludev
    IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. 12(3), 371-376 (2006) doi: 10.1109/JSTQE.2006.872052
  5. Light-induced switching between structural forms with different optical properties in a single gallium nanoparticulate
    B. F. Soares, K. F. MacDonald, V. A. Fedotov, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nano Lett. 5, 2104-2107 (2005) doi: 10.1021/nl0515652

Conference Contributions (2004-2008)

  1. (invited) Nanophotonics under the electron microscope
    K. F. MacDonald, A. I. Denisyuk, F. Jonsson, B. F. Soares, M. V. Bashevoy, and N. I. Zheludev
    6th International Workshop on Nanophotonics, Taipei, Taiwan, 11 Mar 2008
  2. All-optical switch and memory element based on a single nanoparticle
    B. F. Soares, F. Jonsson, and N. I. Zheludev
    NFO-9, Lausanne, Switzerland, 10 - 15 Sep 2006
  3. A nanoparticle as a bit of optical memory
    B. F. Soares, M. V. Bashevoy, K. F. MacDonald, F. Jonsson, and N. I. Zheludev
    QEP-17 at Photon06, Manchester, UK, 4 - 7 Sep 2006
  4. Nonlinear plasmonics in a gallium/aluminium nano-composite
    K. F. MacDonald, A. V. Krasavin, B. F. Soares, M. V. Bashevoy, F. Jonsson, and N. I. Zheludev
    QEP-17 at Photon06, Manchester, UK, 4 - 7 Sep 2006
  5. Dynamic structural equilibrium in self-assembled nanoparticles at the fiber tip: probing with second harmonic generation
    B. F. Soares, F. Jonsson, K. F. MacDonald, A. I. Denisyuk, and N. I. Zheludev
    QEP-17 at Photon06, Manchester, UK, 4 - 7 Sep 2006
  6. (poster) Nonlinear optical interactions in mixed-state metal nanoparticles undergoing a structural transformation
    B. F. Soares, F. Jonsson, K. F. MacDonald, A. I. Denisyuk, and N. I. Zheludev
    SPIE Optics and Photonics 2006, Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and their Optical Properties IV (NP204), San Diego, CA, USA, 13 - 17 Aug 2006
  7. (invited) Nanophotonics under a scanning electron microscope: studying resonator-less all-optical switching and memory functionality in Gallium nanoparticles
    K. F. MacDonald, M. V. Bashevoy, A. I. Denisyuk, F. Jonsson, B. F. Soares, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO / QELS 2006, Long Beach, California, USA, 21 - 26 May 2006
  8. Nanoparticle optical memory function
    B. F. Soares, M. V. Bashevoy, K. F. MacDonald, F. Jonsson, and N. I. Zheludev
    2006 NSTI Nanotech / Conference on Nano Electronics & Photonics, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 7 - 11 May 2006
  9. Resonator-less optical memory in nanoparticles
    B. F. Soares, M. Bashevoy, K. F. MacDonald, F. Jonsson, and N. I. Zheludev; [presenter: A. S. Schwanecke]
    Nanophotonics Topical Meeting (NANO) at IPRA/NANO OSA Collocated Topical Meetings, Uncasville, CT, USA, 24 - 28 Apr 2006
  10. (invited) Nonlinear Optics of Nanoscale Structural Transformations
    N. I. Zheludev, K. F. MacDonald, B. F. Soares, A. V. Krasavin, V. A. Fedotov, and M. V. Bashevoy
    LEOS 2005 / 18th International Meeting of the IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Society, Sydney, Australia, 23 - 27 Oct 2005
  11. (invited) Nanowatt nanosecond nanophotonics
    N. I. Zheludev, B. F. Soares, K. F. MacDonald, and V. A. Fedotov
    Plasmonics: Metallic Nanosctructures and their Optical Properties III at Photonics 2005, San Diego (CA), USA, 31 Jul - 4 Aug 2005
    [Proc. of SPIE 5927-02]
  12. (invited) Nanowatt photonics of structural transformations in a single nanoparticle
    K. F. MacDonald, B. F. Soares, V. A. Fedotov, M. V. Bashevoy, and N. I. Zheludev
    IQEC/CLEO-PR 2005, Tokyo, Japan, 11 - 15 Jul 2005
  13. (invited) A single nanoparticle as a femtojoule photonic switch and optical memory element
    B. F. Soares, K. F. MacDonald, M. Bashevoy, V. A. Fedotov, and N. I. Zheludev
    Surface Plasmon Photonics 2, Graz, Austria, 21 - 26 May 2005
  14. Single nanoparticle as photonic switch and optical memory element
    B. F. Soares, K. F. MacDonald, V. A. Fedotov, M. Bashevoy, and N. I. Zheludev
    Nanophotonics for Information Systems Topical Meeting (NPIS), San Diego (CA), USA, 13 - 15 Apr 2005
    [CD Technical Digest, NWA3]
  15. Nanowatt photonics of structural transformations in a single nanoparticle
    K. F. MacDonald, B. F. Soares, and N. I. Zheludev
    Photon '04 / QEP-16, Glasgow, UK, 6 - 9 Sep 2004
  16. Controlling the optical properties of a single nanoparticle at nanowatt power levels
    B. F. Soares, K. F. MacDonald, and N. I. Zheludev
    CLEO / IQEC 2004, San Francisco, USA, 16 - 21 May 2004