Peer-reviewed articles 


(42) Plasmonic Diamond Membranes for Ultrafast Silicon Vacancy Emission

Andrew M. Boyce, Hengming Li, Nathaniel C. Wilson, Deniz Acil, Amirhassan Shams-Ansari, Srivatsa Chakravarthi, Christian Pederson, Qixin Shen, Nicholas Yama, Kai-Mei C. Fu, Marko Loncar, and Maiken H. Mikkelsen†

Nano Letters, (2024), DOI: PDF


(41) Uncovering the Mechanisms of Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion Enhancement via Plasmonic Nanocavity Tuning 

Rachel E. Bangle, Hengming Li, and Maiken H. Mikkelsen
ACS Nano, (2023) DOI: PDF

(40) Tracking light-induced charge transport

Rachel E. Bangle and Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Science 382 (6668), (2023) DOI: 10.1126/science.adk6862 PDF

(39) Ultrathin Pyroelectric Photodetector with Integrated Polarization-Sensing Metasurface

Nathaniel C. Wilson, Eunso Shin, Rachel E. Bangle, Stefan B. Nikodemski, Jarrett H. Vella, and Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters, 23 (18), 8547-8552 (2023) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.3c02341 PDF


(38) Control of Nanoscale Heat Generation with Lithography-Free Metasurface Absorbers

Jon W. Stewart, Tamra Nebabu, and Maiken H. Mikkelsen†

Nano Letters 22(13), 5151-5157, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c00761, (2022) PDF

(37) Actively Tunable Metasurfaces via Plasmonic Nanogap Cavities with sub-10 nm VO2 Films

Andrew M. Boyce, Jon W. Stewart, Jason Avila, Qixin Shen, Siyuan Zhang, Virginia D. Wheeler, and Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters 22(9), 3525-3531,DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c04175, (2022) PDF

(36) Plasmonic Fluorescence Enhancement in Diagnostics for Clinical Tests at Point-of-Care: A Review of Recent Technologies

Daria Semeniak, Daniela F. Cruz, Ashutosh Chilkoti and Maiken H. Mikkelsen
in press, Advanced Materials , DOI: 10.1002/adma.202107986, (2022)   

(35) Ultrafast Lifetime and Bright Emission from Graphene Quantum Dots Using Plasmonic Nanogap Cavities

Hiroyuki Kishida and Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters 22(3), 904-910, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c03419, (2022) PDF


(34) Ultrasensitive point-of-care immunoassay for secreted glycoprotein detects Ebola infection earlier than PCR

C. M. Fontes, Lipes, B. D. , Liu, J. , Agans, K. N. , Yan, A. , Shi, P. , Cruz, D. F. , Kelly, G. , Luginbuhl, K. M. , Joh, D. Y. , Foster, S. L. , Heggestad, J. , Hucknall, A. , Mikkelsen, M. H. , Pieper, C. F. , Horstmeyer, R. W. , Geisbert, T. W. , Gunn, M. D. , and Chilkoti, A. 
Science Translational Medicine, vol. 13, no. 588, p. eabd9696, (2021) PDF

(33) Low-loss, centimeter-scale plasmonic metasurface for ultrafast optoelectronics

A. J. Traverso*, J. Huang*, T. Peyronel, G. Yang, T. G. Tiecke & M. H. Mikkelsen†

Optica 8, 202-207 (2021) PDF

(32) A metasurface-based diamond frequency converter using plasmonic nanogap resonators

Q. Shen, A. Shams-Ansari, A. M. Boyce, N. C.Wilson, T. Cai, M. Loncar & M. H. Mikkelsen†
Nanophotonics, 10 (1), 589-595 (2021), DOI: PDF


(31) Nanophotonic Engineering: A New Paradigm for Spectrally Sensitive Thermal Photodetectors

J. W. Stewart, N. C. Wilson & M. H. Mikkelsen†

ACS Photonics8, 1, 71-84, DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.0c01068 (2021)  PDF


(30) Ultrabright Fluorescence Readout of an Ink-Jet Printed Immunoassay Using Plasmonic Nanogap Cavities

Daniela F. Cruz, Cassio M. Fontes, Daria Semeniak, Jiani Huang, Angus Hucknall, Ashutosh Chilkoti & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters, 20 (6), 4330-4336 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01051 PDF
(29) Active control of multiple, simultaneous nonlinear optical processes in plasmonic nanogap cavities
Qixin Shen, Weiliang Jin, Guoce Yang, Alejandro Rodriguez & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
ACS Photonics, 7 (4) 901-907 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.0c00011 PDF

(28) Ultrafast Pyroelectric Photodetection with On-Chip Spectral Filters
Jon W. Stewart, Jarrett H. Vella, Wei Li, Shanhui Fan & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nature Materials 19, 158-162 (2020), DOI: 10.1038/s41563-019-0538-6 PDF

(27) Unidirectional, Ultrafast, and Bright Spontaneous Emission Source Enabled By a Hybrid Plasmonic Nanoantenna
Guoce Yang, Qixin Shen, Yijie Niu, Hong Wei, Benfeng Bai, Maiken H Mikkelsen & Hong‐Bo Sun
Laser & Photonics Reviews 14, 1900213 (2020), DOI: 10.1002/lpor.201900213 PDF


(26) Extreme nanophotonics in ultrathin metallic junctions
Jeremy J. Baumberg, Javier Aizpurua, Maiken H. Mikkelsen & David D. Smith
Nature Materials, 18, 668678 (2019), DOI: 10.1038/s41563-019-0290-y PDF

(25) Polarization-Controlled Nanogap Cavity with Dual-Band and Spatially Overlapped Resonances
Qixin Shen*, Andrew M. Boyce*, Guoce Yang & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
ACS Photonics, 6 (8) 1916-1921 (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.9b00851 PDF

(24) Real-Time Tunable Strong Coupling: From Individual Nanocavities to Metasurfaces
Jiani Huang*, Andrew J. Traverso*, Guoce Yang & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
ACS Photonics, 6 (4), 838-843 (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b01743 PDF


(23)Probing the origin of highly-efficient third-harmonic generation in plasmonic nanogaps
Qixin Shen, Thang B. Hoang, Guoce Yang, Viginia D. Wheeler & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Optics Express, 26, 20718-20725 (2018), DOI: 10.1364/OE.26.020718 PDF

(22) Surpassing Single-Linewidth Active Tuning with Photochromic Molecules Coupled to Plasmonic Nanoantennas
Wade M. Wilson*, Jon W. Stewart* & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters, 18 (2), 853-858 (2018), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04109 PDF


(21) Tailored emission spectrum of 2D semiconductors using plasmonic nanocavities
Jiani Huang, Gleb M. Akselrod, Tian Ming, Jing Kong & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
ACS Photonics, 5 (2), 552-558 (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01085 PDF

(20) Millimeter-scale spatial coherence from a plasmon laser
Thang B. Hoang, Gleb M. Akselrod, Ankun Yang, Teri W. Odom & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters, 17 (11) 6690-6695 (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02677 PDF

(19) Enhanced generation and anisotropic Coulomb scattering of hot electrons in an ultra-broadband plasmonic nanopatch metasurface
Matthew E. Sykes, Jon W. Stewart, Gleb M. Akselrod, Xiang-Tian Kong, Zhiming Wang, David J. Gosztola, Alex B. F. Martinson, Daniel Rosenmann, Maiken H. Mikkelsen, Alexander O. Govorov & Gary P. Wiederrecht
Nature Communications 8, 986 (2017), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01069-3 PDF

(18) Temporal and spatial valley dynamics in two-dimensional semiconductors probed via Kerr rotation
Jiani Huang, Thang B. Hoang, Tian Ming, Jing Kong & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Physical Review B 95, 075428, (2017), DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.075428 PDF

(17) Toward Multispectral Imaging with Colloidal Metasurface Pixels
Jon W. Stewart, Gleb M. Akselrod, David R. Smith & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Advanced Materials 29, 1602971 (2017), DOI: 10.1002/adma.201770042 PDF

(16) Controlled Radiative Dynamics Using Plasmonic Nanocavities (book chapter)
in "Handbook of Metamaterials and Plasmonics" (ed O. Hess & S. Maier)  
Gleb M. Akselrod & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
World Scientific Publishing Co., in press (2017)

(15) Controlled and enhanced fluorescence using plasmonic nanocavities (book chapter
in "Surface Plasmon Enhanced, Coupled and Controlled Fluorescence" (ed C. D. Geddes)
Gleb M. Akselrod, David R. Smith & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/9781119325161.ch17


(14) Efficient nanosecond photoluminescence from infrared PbS quantum dots coupled to plasmonic nanoantennas
Gleb M. Akselrod, Mark C. Weidman, Ying Li, Christos Argyropoulos, William A. Tisdale & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
ACS Photonics 3, 1741–1746 (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00357  PDF

(13) RIR MAPLE deposition of plasmonic silver nanoparticles
Wangyao Ge, Thang B. Hoang, Maiken H. Mikkelsen & Adrienne D. Stiff-Roberts
Applied Physics A 122, 824 (2016), DOI:10.1007/s00339-016-0360-9 PDF

(12) Broad electrical tuning of plasmonic nanoantennas at visible frequencies
Thang B. Hoang & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Applied Physics Letters 108, 183107 (2016), DOI: 10.1063/1.4948588 PDF

(11) Ultrafast room-temperature single photon emission from quantum dots coupled to plasmonic nanocavities
Thang B. Hoang*, Gleb M. Akselrod* & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters  16, 270–275 (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03724 PDF

(10) Probing the origin of excitonic states in monolayer WSe2
Jiani Huang, Thang B. Hoang & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Scientific Reports 6, 22414 (2016), DOI:10.1038/srep22414 PDF

(9) Colloidal synthesis of nanopatch antennas for applications in plasmonics and nanophotonics
Thang B. Hoang, Jiani Huang & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Journal of Visualized Experiments 111, e53876 (2016), DOI:10.3791/53876 PDF



(8) Large-Area Metasurface Perfect Absorbers from Visible to Near Infrared


Gleb M. Akselrod, Jiani Huang, Thang B. Hoang, Patrick T. Bowen, Logan Su, David R. Smith & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Advanced Materials 27, 8028-8034 (2015), DOI: 10.1002/adma.201503281 PDF
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(7) Ultrafast spontaneous emission source using plasmonic nanoantennas
Thang B. Hoang*, Gleb M. Akselrod*, Christos Argyropoulos, Jiani Huang, David R. Smith & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nature Communications 6, 7788 (2015), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8788 pdf
Media coverage: IEEE

(6) Leveraging nanocavity harmonics for control of optical processes in 2D semiconductors
Gleb Akselrod, Tian Ming, Christos Argyropoulos, Thang Hoang, Yuxuan Lin, Xi Ling, David Smith, Jing Kong & Maiken Mikkelsen
Nano Letters 15, 3578–3584 (2015), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01062 pdf

(5) Ultrafast self-action of surface-plasmon polaritons at an air/metal interface
Alexandre Baron, Thang B. Hoang, Chao Fang, Maiken H. Mikkelsen & David R. Smith
Physical Review B 91, 195412, (2015), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.195412 pdf
Ankun Yang, Thang Hoang, Montacer Dridi, Claire Deeb, Maiken Mikkelsen, George Schatz & Teri Odom
Nature Communications 6, 6939 (2015), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7939 pdf
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(3) Third-Harmonic Generation Enhancement by Film-Coupled Plasmonic Stripe Resonators
J. Britt Lassiter, Xiaoshu Chen, Xiaojun Liu, Cristian Ciracì, Thang B. Hoang, Stéphane Larouche, Sang-Hyun Oh, Maiken H. Mikkelsen & David R. Smith
ACS Photonics 1, 1212–1217 (2014), DOI:10.1021/ph500276v pdf
(2) Probing the mechanisms of large Purcell enhancement in plasmonic nanoantennas
Gleb M. Akselrod, Christos Argyropoulos, Thang B. Hoang, Cristian Ciracì, Chao Fang, Jiani Huang, David R. Smith & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nature Photonics 8, 835–840 (2014), DOI:10.1038/nphoton.2014.228  pdf
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(1) Control of radiative processes using tunable plasmonic nanopatch antennas
Alec Rose, Thang B. Hoang, Felicia McGuire, Jack J. Mock, Cristian Ciracì, David R. Smith & Maiken H. Mikkelsen
Nano Letters 14, 4797–4802 (2014), DOI:10.1021/nl501976f  pdf

Prior articles 

High Purcell Factor Due To Coupling of a Single Emitter to a Dielectric Slot Waveguide
Pavel Kolchin, Nitipat Pholchai, Maiken H. Mikkelsen, Jinyong Oh, Sadao Ota, M. Saif Islam, Xiaobo Yin & Xiang Zhang
Nano Letters 15, 464–468 (2015), DOI: 10.1021/nl5037808 pdf
Plasmonic Luneburg and Eaton lenses
Thomas Zentgraf*, Yongmin Liu*, Maiken H. Mikkelsen*, Jason Valentine & Xiang Zhang 
Nature Nanotechnology 6, 151 (2011), DOI:10.1038/nnano.2010.282  pdf
Ultrafast optical manipulation of single electron spins in quantum dots
M. H. Mikkelsen, J. Berezovsky & D. D. Awschalom
Solid State Communications 149, 1451 (2009), DOI:10.1016/j.ssc.2009.04.038  pdf


J. Berezovsky*, M. H. Mikkelsen*, N. G. Stoltz, L. A. Coldren & D. D. Awschalom
Science 320, 349 (2008), cover article,DOI:10.1126/science.1154798
Zero-field optical manipulation of magnetic ions in semiconductors
R. C. Myers, M. H. Mikkelsen, J.-M. Tang, A. C. Gossard, M. E. Flatté & D. D. Awschalom 
Nature Materials 7, 203 (2008), DOI:10.1038/nmat2123  
Optically detected coherent spin dynamics of a single electron in a quantum dot
M. H. Mikkelsen, J. Berezovsky, N. G. Stoltz, L. A.Coldren & D. D. Awschalom
Nature Physics 3, 770 (2007), DOI: 10.1038/nphys736
Nondestructive optical measurements of a single electron spin in a quantum dot
J. Berezovsky, M. H. Mikkelsen, O. Gywat, N. G. Stoltz, L. A. Coldren & D. D. Awschalom
Science 314, 1916 (2006), DOI:10.1126/science.1133862  pdf

Book chapters

M. H. Mikkelsen, R. C. Myers, G. D. Fuchs & D. D. Awschalom, “Single spin coherence in semiconductors”
in Spintronics, Elsevier (2008), pp. 1 – 44  PDF

News articles

Maiken H. Mikkelsen
“Spin coherence in a semiconductor quantum dot”
Optics and Photonics Focus 14, 2 (2011)





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