Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Academic Visitor







Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Professor in Experimental Physics: Photon-assisted Energy Conversion (W2 tenure-track) at the Physics Department in the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Munich, Germany.

Academic lead of the Plasmonic Chemistry Group at LMU, Munich, Germany. 

Awarded ERC Starting Grant 2018.

Visiting researcher at the Chemistry Department, University College London, UK

Interests: Nanoplasmonics/Nanophotonics/Nanochemistry/Photocatalysis

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Pensa E, Gargiulo J, Lauri A, et al., 2019, Spectral screening of the energy of hot holes over a particle plasmon resonance, Nano Letters, Vol:19, ISSN:1530-6984, Pages:1867-1874

Berte R, Della Picca F, Poblet M, et al., 2018, Acoustic far-field hypersonic surface wave detection with single plasmonic nanoantennas, Physical Review Letters, Vol:121, ISSN:0031-9007

Cortes E, 2018, Activating plasmonic chemistry, Science, Vol:362, ISSN:0036-8075, Pages:28-29

Simoncelli S, Li Y, Cortés E, et al., 2018, Imaging plasmon hybridization of fano resonances via hot-electron-mediated absorption mapping, Nano Letters, Vol:18, ISSN:1530-6984, Pages:3400-3406

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