21 January 2023

New Paper in Advanced Materials!


Our work on 2D-chiral perovskite nanocrystal metasurfaces for circularly polarized
photoluminescence has been recently accepted in Advanced Materials! Congratulations to José and Pau!


07 February 2022

ERC Proof of Concept Awarded


We are happy to announce that we have received an ERC Proof of Concept in the 2021-1 call!!

We are grateful to the ERCEA and the reviewers for making it possible!


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02 February 2022

New Paper in Advanced Energy Materials

Our work in collaboration with Prof. Anna Roig and Prof. Jordi Llorca has been published in Advanced Energy Materials! Congrats Pau and Miquel.

H2 generation with plasmonic crystals! 

Au/TiO2 2D‐Photonic Crystals as UV–Visible Photocatalysts for H2 Production

Miquel Torras, Pau Molet, Lluís Soler, Jordi Llorca, Anna Roig, Agustín Mihi. Advanced Energy Materials


18 September 2020

New graduate: Dr Mayte Gómez Castaño

Dr Mayte Gómez Castaño sucessfully defended her PhD thesis entitled Optical metamaterials: Design, up-scalable fabrication and characterization. Many congratulations photon!

01 September 2020

Our templated self-assembly as cover in Angewandte Chemie

Our recent work on assembled perovskite nanocrystals for amplified spontaneous emission graces the cover of Angewandte Chemie. The image illustrates the assembly process and the resulting photonic architecture after removing the patterned mold.

09 July 2020

One more paper in Advanced Optical Materials!

Our research about the High-throughput nanofabrication of metasurfaces with polarization dependent response has been published in Advanced Optical Materials. A great teamwork within the Enlightment group.

06 July 2020

Paper published in Angewandte Chemie!

Our paper entitled Templated-assembly of CsPbBrperovskite nanocrystals into 2D photonic supercrystals with amplified spontaneous emission, co-authored by D. Vila-Liarte, J. L. Garcia-Pomar and A. Mihi, has been published in Angewandte Chemie Interntional Edition. A great collaboration with the University of Munchen and CIC biomaGune.

30 June 2020

Paper published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C!

Our paper Near infrared organic photodetectors based on enhanced charge transfer state absorption by photonic architectures, co-authored by P.Molet and A. Mihi, has been published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C.

19 June 2020

Mayte Gómez Castaño winner of the FOTICMAB contest

Mayte Gómez Castaño has won the First Prize of the FOTICMAB 2020 contest in the Scientific category with her Photonic mirror. The key ingredients are photonic crystals covered with a thin layer of gold.
02 April 2020

Leonardo Scarabelli awarded with La Caixa Junior Leader Fellowship

Dr. Leonardo Scarabelli has been awarded with one of the 30 Postdoctorate Junior Leader fellowships from La Caixa Foundation, within the Marie Curie Actions Horizon 2020. Exciting years are coming!

11 March 2020

Paper published in Nanophotonics!

Our paper about Large area metasurfaces made with spherical silicon resonators has been published in Nanophotonics. Co-authored by P. Molet, J. L. Garcia-Pomar and A. Mihi after an enriching collaboration with researchers from the Institute of Materials Science of Madrid.

Do not miss it!

21 February 2020

New graduate: Doctor Cristiano Matricardi

Congratulations to Dr. Cristiano Matricardi for his thesis on Hybrid plasmonic-photonic nanostructures for enhanced spectroscopies. Well done photon!

19 December 2019

Camilla Dore winner of the program Generació d'Idees

Camilla Dore won the first prize of the Generació d'Idees contest 2019, from Parc de Recerca of the UAB. Her team proposed a biodegradable cellulose-based packaging: Cellupack!

19 September 2019

New MSc in the community

Congratulations to David Vila for his excellent mark in his masters thesis defense!

22 August 2019

Paper published in Nano Letters!

Our paper Energy Transfer and Interference by Collective Electromagnetic Coupling has been published in Nano Letters. Co-authored by M. Gómez-Castaño, within a collaboration with the Arizona State University, University of Bordeaux and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Check it out!

23 July 2019

Enlightment in META conference

Happy Enlightment members at the META 2019 conference held in Lisbon.

02 July 2019

Paper published in Advanced Materials!

Our paper entitled Nanostructured Back Reflectors for Efficient Colloidal Quantum-Dot Infrared Optoelectronics has been published in Advanced Materials. Co-authored by P. Molet, in collaboration with the University of Toronto.

Chech it out!

22 November 2018

Science outreach book within the group

Juan Luis García Pomar co-author of the just published science outreach book Descubriendo la luz: experimentos divertidos de óptica. Enjoy it!