Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Reader in Experimental Solid State Physics







Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Lasing networkOur research activity is focussed on single-emitter spectroscopy, mainly in complex nanophotonic systems and photonic networks. We are also interested in collective effects such as stimulated emission and lasing when many emitters are coupled together. 
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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Gaio M, Moffa M, Castro-Lopez M, et al., 2016, Modal Coupling of Single Photon Emitters Within Nanofiber Waveguides, ACS Nano, Vol:10, ISSN:1936-0851, Pages:6125-6130

Caixeiro S, Gaio M, Marelli B, et al., 2016, Silk-Based Biocompatible Random Lasing, Advanced Optical Materials, Vol:4, ISSN:2195-1071, Pages:998-1003

Morozov S, Gaio M, Maier SA, et al., 2018, Metal-Dielectric Parabolic Antenna for Directing Single Photons, Nano Letters, Vol:18, ISSN:1530-6984, Pages:3060-3065

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