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The MIR-BOSE project is coming to an end in September 2021.

There has been tremendous scientific works in the project for understanding the physics in polaritonics at a deeper level, experimentally demonstrating a mid-IR polaritonic LED under optical pumping, developing a quantum theory for polaritonic LEDs and lasers in the mid-IR (and more … see the list of around 30 articles in our Publications‘ page).

The demonstration of polaritonic Mid-IR laser modulation allows the development of standalone and broadband devices with control of the beam amplitude and/or phase at ultra-fast rates in Mid-IR.

And new results will be announced once they are officially published !!


MIR-BOSE in SPIE Conference in Poland

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The European SPIE conference took place in Warsaw in September 2017. In the Industry Events, Tematys presented a review of the mid-IR sensing marketplace and outlined a growing market for mid-IR devices.

Click here for more information on the event: Link


MIR-BOSE’s Workshop on: Polaritonics and Strong-Coupling Phenomena

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The MIR-BOSE consortium organized a workshop on September 17, 2019. This workshop consisted of a focused Session on Polaritonics and Strong-Coupling Phenomena planned during the conference ITQW 2019 (Infrared Terahertz Quantum Workshop 2019).

The focused session brought together researchers working on various issues related to polaritons and strong-coupling phenomena in the infrared and terahertz ranges to spark cross-fertilization and collaboration. It included an invited tutorial talk providing an introduction to students and researchers new to the field. The Session was made up of a small number of invited talks (30 minutes), and several contributed talks (15-20 minutes).

Schedule of the session

08:30    When light is more than a perturbation: what are intersubband polaritons? And how can we use them? (Tutorial) – Alessandro Tredicucci

09:15    Near-filed Spectroscopy of Intersubband Polaritons in the Single Nanoantenna Regime – Chih-Feng Wang, Terefe Habteyes, Ting Shan Luk, John Klem, Hou-Tong Chen, Oleg Mitrofanov and Igal Brener

09:35    Ultra-strong light-matter coupling and perfect absorption with three-dimensional THz metamaterial – Mathieu Jeannin, Djamal Gacemi, Angela Vasanelli, Lianhe Li, Edmund Linfield, Carlo Sirtori and Yanko Todorov

09:55    Terahertz saturable absorber mirrors based on intersubband polaritons – Francesco Paolo Mezzapesa, Juergen Raab, Christoph Lange, Leonardo Viti, Lianhe Li, Giles Davies, Edmund Linfield, Rupert Huber and Miriam Serena Vitiello

10:10    Strong Light-Matter Interaction and Extreme Nonlinearities in Hybrid Dielectric Metasurfaces – Raktim Sarma, Nishant Nookala, Domenico de Ceglia, Luca Carletti, John Klem, Mikhail Belkin and Igal Brener

10:50    Subcycle dynamics of ultrastrongly light-matter coupled structures (Invited) – Christoph Lange, Joshua Mornhinweg, Maike Halbhuber, Andreas Bayer, Dominique Bougeard and Rupert Huber

11:20    Vacuum field controlled magnetotransport and upper branch broadening in Landau polaritons – Giacomo Scalari, Gianlorenzo Paravicini-Bagliani, Shima Rajabali, Felice Appugliese, Johan Andberger, Janine Keller, Nicola Bartolo, Crisitiano Ciuti, Thomas Ihn, Klaus Ensslin, Mattias Beck and Jerome Faist

11:40    Cavity-mediated bound excitons – Erika Cortese, Ngoc-Linh Tran, Jean-Michel Manceau, Giorgio Biasiol, Iacopo Carusotto, Raffaele Colombelli and Simone De Liberato

12:00    Dark vertical conductance of cavity-embedded semiconductor heterostructures – Cassia Naudet-Baulieu, Nicola Bartolo, Giuliano Orso and Cristiano Ciuti

14:00    Intersubband polaritons: new perspectives towards Bose-Einstein condensation, quantum fluids of light, and quantum optics (Invited) – Iacopo Carusotto

14:30    Controlling the Infrared Dielectric Function through Atomic-Scale Heterostructures – Christopher J. Winta et al

14:50    Quantum well infrared detectors in the strong light-matter coupling regime – Raffaele Colombelli

15:10    A generalized Gross-Pitaevskii model for intersubband polariton lasing – Jacopo Nespolo and Iacopo Carusotto

15:25    Time resolved spectroscopy of THz intersubband polaritons at small k vector – Jacques Hawecker, Pierre Baptiste Vigneron, Jean-Michel Manceau, Juliette Mangeney, Jérome Tignon, Lianhe Li, Edmund Linfield, Giles Davies, Rafaelle Colombelli and Sukhdeep Dhillon

15:40    Room temperature THz intersubband transitions in continuously-graded AlGaAs parabolic quantum wells – Chris Deimert, Paul Goulain, Jean-Michel Manceau, Adel Bousseksou, Wojciech Pasek, Taehyun Yoon, Na Young Kim, Raffaele Colombelli and Zbigniew Wasilewski


MIR-BOSE’s Kick-off Meeting

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We are pleased to announce that the  MIR-BOSE project has started! The kick-off meeting was held at  the Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (C2N) in Orsay, on 10th March 2017. All the partners gathered to discuss the items of agenda of the project. Find out more about the partners of the consortium.