Nanoplasmonics and nanophotonics
- Synthesis, characterisation and surface modification of metallic nanoparticles (mainly plasmonic), oxides, up-converters, etc. with well-defined properties.
- Production of nanoparticles and nanostructures through the assembly of nanoparticles using microfluidic systems with enhanced properties.
- Design and development of nanostructured (bio)sensors based on LSPR (colorimetric) and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS).
- Design and development of nanostructured plasmonic platforms for bioimaging based on SERS. Design and development of nanostructured platforms with enhanced catalytic properties.
- Design and development of phosphorescent nanostructured particles for controlled cellular photoactivation at a nanoscale, including optogenetic applications.
- Design and development of hybrid colloidal nanostructures based on supramolecular aggregates for their use as ultra-efficient energy-concentrating biomarkers.
- Development of nanostructured and flexible polymeric surfaces to collect and emit light.
- Electromagnetic modelling to design and characterise light-concentrating nanostructures at the nanoscale for hyperthermia, detection, energy and catalysis.
- Cloning and expression of recombining proteins.
- Optimisation of purification processes and detection of viral and bacterial antigens.