News and events
Apr 2018: We welcome Dr. Sampath Gamage and Dr. Ravi Shanker as new postdocs in the group!
Mar 2018: Mina's paper on hybrid plasmonics and pyroelectrics published in Advanced Optical Materials. See publications for various news stories about the study.
Mar 2018: Magnus gave a "coffee break presentation" at the Swedish parliament.
Feb 2018: We thank the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research for funding to ramp up our research with Dahlin at Chalmers and RISE Acreo on plasmonic electronic paper. 30.7MSEK in total.
Dec 2017: We thank the Wenner-Gren Foundations for granting funding for an incoming postdoc.
Oct 2017: Towards reflective colour displays with hybrid metasurfaces, now in Nano Letters, with Dahlin group at Chalmers University of Technology.
Oct 2017: Transparent metasurfaces heat your windows, now in Nano Letters, with Dmitriev group, Gothenburg/Stanford Uni.
Research papers (remove figures)
38. Hybrid plasmonic and pyroelectric harvesting of light flucutations
M.Shiran Chaharsoughi, D.Tordera, A. Grimoldi, I. Engquist, M. Berggren, S. Fabiano, and M.P. Jonsson
Advanced Optical Materials, doi.org/10.1002/adom.201701051
37. Switchable plasmonic metasurfaces with high chromaticity containing Only abundant metals
K.Xiong, D.Tordera, G. Emilsson, O. Olsson, U. Linderhed, M.P. Jonsson, and A.B. Dahlin
Nano Letters 2017, 17, 7033-7039
36. Solar transparent radiators by optical nanoantennas
G. Jönsson, D. Tordera , T. Pakizeh, M. Jaysankar, V. Miljkovic, L. Tong, M.P. Jonsson, and A. Dmitriev
Nano Letters 2017, 17, 6766-6772
35. Infrared electrochromic eonducting polymer devices
R. Brooke, E. Mitraka, S. Sardar, M. Sandberg, A. Sawatdee, M. Berggren, X. Crispin, and M.P. Jonsson*
Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2017, 2017, 5, 5824-5830 (Emerging Investigator issue)
34. Thermoplasmonic Semitransparent Nanohole Electrodes
D. Tordera, D. Zhao, A.V. Volkov, X. Crispin, and Magnus P. Jonsson*
Nano Letters 2017, 7 (5), 3145–3151
33. Hot carrier generation and extraction of plasmonic alloy nanoparticles
M. Valenti, A. Venugopal, D. Tordera, M.P. Jonsson, G. Biskos, A. Schmidt-Ott and W.A. Smith
ACS Photonics 2017, 4, 1146-1152 (selected for cover)
32. Ionic thermoelectric figure of merit for charging of supercapacitors
H. Wang, D. Zhao, Z.U. Khan, S. Puzinas, M.P. Jonsson, M. Berggren and X. Crispin
Advanced Electronic Materials 2017, 4, 1700013
31. In vivo polymerization and manufacturing of electrodes and supercapacitors in plants
E. Stavrinidou, R. Gabrielsson, P. Nilsson, S. K. Singh, A. Volkov, M.P. Jonsson, I. Zozoulenko, D.T. Simon and M. Berggren
PNAS 2017, 114, 2807-2812
30. Oxygen-induced doping on reduced PEDOT
E. Mitraka, M.J. Jafari, M. Vagin, X. Liu, M. Fahlman,T. Ederth, M. Berggren, M.P. Jonsson and X. Crispin
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017 5, 4404-4412 (selected as ‘HOT paper’)
29. Low-temperature growth of polyethylene glycol-doped BiZn2VO6 nanocompounds with enhanced photoelectrochemical properties
S. Elhag, D. Tordera, T. Deydier, J. Lu, X. Liu, V. Khranovskyy, L. Hultman, M. Willander, M.P. Jonsson and O. Nur
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5, 1112-1119
28. Photoconductive zinc oxide-composite paper by pilot paper machine manufacturing
M. Sandberg,* D. Tordera,* H. Granberg, A. Savatdee, D. Dedic, M. Berggen and M.P. Jonsson
Flexible and Printed Electronics - Special issue on Paper Electronics 2016, 1, 044003 (*equal contribution, selected for special collection of featured articles)
27. Freestanding electrochromic paper
A. Malti,* R. Brooke,* X. Liu, D Zhao, P.A. Ersman, M. Fahlman, M.P. Jonsson, M. Berggren and X. Crispin.
Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4, 9680-9686 (*equal contribution, selected as ‘HOT paper’)
26. Direct observation of DNA knots using a solid-state nanopore
C. Plesa, D. Verschueren, S. Pud, J. van der Torre, J. Ruitenberg, M. Witteveen, M.P. Jonsson, A. Grosberg, Y. Rabin, and C. Dekker
Nature Nanotechnology 2016, 11, 1093-1097 (highlighted in Nature Reviews Materials)
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25. The Role of Size and Dimerization of Decorating Plasmonic Silver Nanoparticles on the Photoelectrochemical Solar Water Splitting Performance of BiVO4 Photoanodes
M. Valenti, E. Kontoleta, I.A. Digdaya, M.P. Jonsson, G. Biskos, A. Schmidt-Ott and W.A. Smith
ChemNanoMat 2016, 2, 739–747
24. Ionic thermoelectric supercapacitors
D. Zhao, H. Wang, Z.U. Khan, J.C. Chen, R. Gabrielsson, M.P. Jonsson, M. Berggren and X. Crispin
Energy & Environmental Science 2016, 9, 1450-1457
We harvest and store heat as electrical energy by charging supercapacitors though the ionic thermoelectric effect.
23. Plasmonic nanopores for trapping, controlled displacement and sequencing of DNA molecules
M. Belkin, S.H. Chao, M.P. Jonsson, C. Dekker and A. Aksimentiev
ACS Nano 2015, 9, 10598-10611
Through combined FDTD and MD simulations, we explore the feasibility of using plasmonic nanopores for controlled DNA sensing and sequencing.
22. Self-aligned plasmonic nanopores by optically controlled dielectric breakdown
S. Pud,* D. Verschueren,* N. Vukovic, C. Plesa, M.P. Jonsson and C. Dekker
Nano Letters 2015, 15, 7112-7117 (*equal contribution)
We demonestrate that the position of dielectric breakdown in thin membranes can be controlled by plasmonic fields, forming a unique means to create plasmonic nanopores with automatic alignment.
21. Temperature dependence of DNA translocations through solid-state nanopores
D. Verschueren, M.P. Jonsson and C. Dekker
Nanotechnology 2015, 26, 234004
We provide an extensive experimental and theoretical investigation of heating effects in nanopore experiments.
20. Photoresistance switching of plasmonic nanopores
Y. Li, F. Nicoli, C. Chen, L. Lagae, G. Groeseneken, T. Stakenborg, H.W. Zandbergen, C. Dekker, P. Van Dorpe and M.P. Jonsson
Nano Letters 2015, 15, 776-782
We present the first plasmon-controlled fluidic nanovalve, based on optical-induced resistance attributed to formation of bubbles blocking the fluidic channel.
19. DNA translocations through solid-state plasmonic nanopores
F. Nicoli, D. Vershueren, M. Klein, C. Dekker and M.P. Jonsson
Nano Letters 2014, 14, 6917–6925
We demonstrate plasmon-induced enhancment of the event rate in LiCl buffers, which is attributed to plasmonic heating and thermophoretic capture of DNA.
18. Plasmon-enhanced four-wave mixing by nanoholes in thin gold films
H. Hagman, O. Bäcke, J. Kiskis, F. Svedberg, M.P. Jonsson, F. Höök and A. Enejder
Optics Letters 2014, 39, 1001-1004
17. Plasmonic nanopore for electrical profiling of optical intensity landscapes
M.P. Jonsson and C. Dekker
Nano Letters 2013, 13, 1029-1033
Apart from optical profiling based on plasmonic heating, we use, for the first time, the electrical conductance of a solid-state nanopore to quantify the temperature in the proximity of a single optical nanoantenna.
16. Periodic modulations of optical tweezers near solid-state membranes
G.V. Soni,* M.P. Jonsson* and C. Dekker
Small 2012, 9, 679-684, *equal contribution
While previously believed to be a detection artifact, we show experimentally and using FDTD simulations that these modulations are real, caused by interference between the trapping laser and light reflected from the thin membrane.
15. Rapid manufacturing of low-noise membranes for nanopore sensors by trans-chip illumination lithography
X.J.A. Janssen,* M.P. Jonsson,* C. Plesa, G.V. Soni, C. Dekker and N.H. Dekker
Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 475302, *equal contribution
We present a novel fabrication strategy based on backside illumination, such that only optically thin areas are exposed on the topside. The method provides perfect self-alignment over wafer side areas. We exemplify the method by fabricating low-noise membranes for nanopore sensing.
14. High Throughput Fabrication of Plasmonic Nanostructures in Nanofluidic Pores for Biosensing Applications
F. Mazzotta, F. Höök and M.P. Jonsson
Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 415304
Based on angled metal evaporation and milling our method provides wafer-sized areas of pores containing plasmonic nanoparticles. See also paper 7 on flow-through plasmonic sensing.
13. Material-Selective Surface Chemistry for Nanoplasmonic Sensors: Optimizing Sensitivity and Controlling Binding to Local Hot Spots
L Feuz*, MP Jonsson* and F Höök
Nano Letters 2012 , 12, 873-879 (letter)
We direct protein binding to nanoplasmonic hot spots. Such directed binding to high-sensitivity regions can significantly improve the nanosensor performance, as shown in paper 9. We also investigate limitations of nanoplasmonic sensors imposed by the short decay length of the plasmonic field.
12. Plasmonic Sensing Using Nanodome Arrays Fabricated by Soft Nanoimprint Lithography
J McPhillips, C McClatchey, T Kelly, A Murphy, MP Jonsson, GA Wurtz, RJ Winfield and RJ Pollard
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115, 15234-15239 (article)
Nanoimprinting is used as a high-throughput method to create large arrays of plasmonic nanodome arrays. The structure shows interesting geometry-dependent optical properties and is shown promising for refractive-index based sensing.
11. Nanoplasmonic Biosensing with On-chip Electrical Detection
F Mazzotta, G Wang, C Hägglund, F Höök and MP Jonsson
Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2010, 26, 1131-1136 (article)
By fabricating nanoplasmonic disc arrays on photo-sensitive diodes we could convert the optical sensor signal to an electrical signal directly on the sensor chip, further simplifying the concept of nanoplasmonic sensing.
10. Sealing of Sub-Micrometer Wells by a Shear-Driven Lipid Bilayer
P Jönsson, MP Jonsson and F Höök
Nano Letters 2010, 10, 1900-1906 (letter)
We create free-hanging lipid membranes on a nanohole surface using a shear-driven bilayer (also see Jönsson et al. JACS 2009). By lowering the pH, we could also make the membrane conform the nanostructured surface.
9. Improving the Limit of Detection of Nanoscale Sensors by Directed Binding to High-Sensitivity Areas
L Feuz, P Jönsson, MP Jonsson and Fredrik Höök
ACS Nano 2010, 4, 2167-2177 (article)
We utilize the nonhomogeneous sensitivity of nanosensors to improve the limit of detection. The concept is based on minimizing diffusion limitations by preventing binding to low-sensitive areas as a means to improve the binding rate in high-sensitivity regions (also see paper 13).
8. High-performance Biosensing using Arrays of Plasmonic Nanotubes
J McPhillips, A Murphy, MP Jonsson, WR Hendren, R Atkinson, F Höök, A Zayats and R Pollard
ACS Nano 2010, 4, 2210-2216 (article)
We show that plasmonic nanotubes are highly suitable for refractive-index sensing. One of the most interesting features of such hollow nanostructures is the potential for sensing inside single cells.
7. Locally Functionalized Short-range Ordered Nanoplasmonic Pores for Bioanalytical Sensing
MP Jonsson, AB Dahlin, L Feuz, S Petronis. and F Höök
Analytical Chemistry 2010, 82, 2087-2094 (article)
We show that flowing analyte through nanoplasmonic pores improves the binding rate over stagnant conditions by more than one order of magnitude. The paper also provides a novel method for parallel fabrication of chips with arrays of nanoplasmonic pores.
6. High-Resolution Microspectroscopy of Plasmonic Nanostructures for Miniaturized Biosensing
AB Dahlin, S Chen, MP Jonsson, L Gunnarsson,.M Käll and F Höök
Analytical Chemistry 2009, 81, 6572-6580 (article)
We discuss how to optimize microscale spectroscopy of plasmonic nanostructures in order to minimize the noise when determining the resonance peak wavelength. Our main conclusion is that microextinction spectroscopy outperforms dark-field spectroscopy in most situations. See also our recent book chapter (7).
5. Simultaneous Nanoplasmonic and Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensing:
Analysis of Biomolecular Conformational Changes and Quantification of the
Bound Molecular Mass
MP Jonsson, P Jönsson and F Höök
Analytical Chemistry 2008, 80, 7988–7995 (article)
We use a plasmonic perforated gold film as electrode to enable nanoplasmonic sensing to be combined with the quartz crystal microbalance. The combined sensor system is used to study the formation of supported lipid bilayer from lipid vesicles and protein binding to such artificial membranes.
4. Synchronized Quartz Crystal Microbalance and Nanoplasmonic Sensing of Biomolecular Recognition Reactions
AB Dahlin, P Jönsson, MP Jonsson, E Schmid and F Höök
ACS Nano 2008. 2 (10), 2174-2182 (article)
Nanoholes in a thin gold film sustain plasmonic resonances. The structure is also continuous and electrically conductive and could therefore be used as one of the electrodes that drives a quartz crystal resonator to achieve synchronized mechanical and optical sensing.
3. A method improving the accuracy of fluorescence recovery after photobleaching analysis
P Jönsson, MP Jonsson, JO Tegenfeldt and F Höök
Biophysical Journal 2008, 95, 1-15 (article)
The analysis method works for both single and multiple diffusion species. It that does not require prior knowledge about the bleached region and it is suitable also for nonideal experimental conditions (low signal-to-noise ratio, bleaching during acquisition, illumination fluctuation etc.). The method is based on spatical frequency analysis of averaged radial data. Download FRAP analysis Matlab program.
2. Specific Self Assembly of Single Lipid Vesicles in Nanoplasmonic Apertures in Gold Apertures
AB Dahlin, MP Jonsson and F Höök
Advanced Materials 2008, 20, 1436-1442. (communication)
We bind single liposomes in nanoplasmonic holes using hybridization of cholesterol anchored DNA. The platform has particularly high potential for plasmonic investigation of membrane transport phenomena.
1. Supported Lipid Bilayer Formation and Lipid-Membrane-Mediated Biorecognition Reactions studied with a new Nanoplasmonic Sensor Template
MP Jonsson, P Jönsson, AB Dahlin and F Höök, F
Nano Letters 2007, 7, 3462-3468 (letter)
We present for the first time the concept of nanoplasmonic structural sensing, which utilizes the short decay length of nanoplasmonic fields to probe conformational and structural changes of bound objects. The principle was exemplified through the formation of a supported lipid bilayer from lipid vesicles.