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 Faculty of Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (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

Bell SEJ, Charron G, Cortes E, et al., 2020, Towards Reliable and Quantitative Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS): From Key Parameters to Good Analytical Practice, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, Vol:59, ISSN:1433-7851, Pages:5454-5462

Hüttenhofer L, Eckmann F, Lauri A, et al., 2020, Anapole excitations in oxygen vacancy-rich TiO2-x nanoresonators: tuning the absorption for photocatalysis in the visible., ACS Nano, Vol:14, ISSN:1936-0851, Pages:2456-2464

Gargiulo J, Berte R, Li Y, et al., 2019, From optical to chemical hot spots in plasmonics, Accounts of Chemical Research, Vol:52, ISSN:0001-4842, Pages:2525-2535

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

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

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