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Professor & VILLUM Investigator, D-IAS Chair of Technical Science

Fellow of APS, OSA & SPIE


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I was recently called by the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) to become a professor in the SDU Center for Nano Optics, while I am also holding a D-IAS Chair of Technical Science at the Danish Institute for Advanced Study. Prior to that I was a full professor at the Technical University of Denmark (faculty since 2004) from where I also obtained the MSc (1998), PhD (2001), and Dr. Techn. (2006) degrees. My current research in quantum plasmonics is supported by the recently awarded VILLUM Investigator program.

My research focus is on complex wave phenomena and light-matter interactions in artificially structured materials. In particular, I am interested in situations where classical electrodynamics is interfacing regimes with quantum physics [see recent perspective in Nanophotonics 6 1185 (2017)]. The list of past and present research topics includes quantum electron transport in mesoscopic systems, photonic bandgap & microstructured optical fibers, nanofluidics & optofluidics, nanophotonics & slow-light photonic crystals, metamaterials, and nanoplasmonics.

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