The 1st International Paris-Saclay/Munich Summer School on Surface Plasmons

To all students and post-docs interested in plasmonics! The stem group is part of the organization of the The 1stInternational Paris-Saclay/Munich Summer Schoolon Surface Plasmons will be held July 12th to 16th, 2021 at Paris-Saclay University  (20 km south of Paris)

Confirmed invited lecturers include:

  • Javier Aizpurua (DonostiaInternational Physics Center, San Sebastian, Spain)
  • Souhir Boujday (Sorbonne Université, Paris, France)
  • Giulio Cerullo (Politecnicodi Milano, Italy)
  • Mohammed Hafezi (Joint Quantum Institute, Universityof Maryland, USA)
  • Joachim Krenn (Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz, Austria)
  • Stefan Maier (Ludwig-Maximillians Universität, Germany)
  • Michel Orrit (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Topics to be presented at an introductory level:

  • Fundamentals of plasmonics
  • Imaging plasmons
  • Plasmonic nanoantennasin the weak coupling regime
  • Quantum plasmonicsin the strong coupling regime
  • Sensingand biomedicalapplications
  • Ultrafast plasmonics

…as well as an introduction to the field of Topological Photonics.

This summer school will be held in person, in “hybrid” mode, or completely online, depending on the world health situation this summer. Check-out more at

The organizing committee:

  • Elizabeth Boer-Duchemin, ISMO, UniversityParis-Saclay
  • Jean-Jacques Greffet, LCF, UniversityParis-Saclay
  • Fabienne Goldfarb, Institute for the sciences of light, UniversityParis-Saclay
  • Mathieu Kociak, LPS, CNRS/UniversityParis-Saclay
  • Bruno Palpant, LuMInlab, University Paris-Saclay.