Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Physics



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B913Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Lasing networkWe aim to understand and control the light generated in nanoscale and time-varying metamaterials by individual emitters and unconventional lasing systems, with application in reconfigurable photonic devices and quantum optics.
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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Morozov S, Gaio M, Maier S, et al., 2018, Metal−dielectric parabolic antenna for directing single photons, Nano Letters, Vol:18, ISSN:1530-6984, Pages:3060-3065

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

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

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