Parinda Vasa


Research Interests: 

Experimental nano-photonics, plasmonics, spectroscopy of nanostructured materials.

Selected Publications: 

White light spectral interferometry for determining inhomogeneous broadening in solutions and colloids, ACS Nanoscience Au 2, 486, 2022 (Invited article). Topology-changing broadband active metamaterials enabled by closable nanotrenches, , Nano Letters 21, 4202, 2021. Exciton-surface plasmon polariton interactions, Advances in Physics X , 5, 1749884, 2020 (invited review article).

Charge induced lattice compression in monolayer MoS2, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123, 17943, 2019.

Strong light-matter interaction, An article for Encyclopedia of Applied Physics, 2019, Wiley Online Library (Invited tutorial article,

Strong light-matter interactions in quantum emitter-metal hybrid nanostructures, ACS Photonics 5, 2, 2018 (invited review article).

Quantum beats in hybrid metal-semiconductor nanostructures, ACS Photonics 2, 1341, 2015.

Optical Stark effect in J-aggregate/metal hybrid nanostructures exhibiting strong exciton-surface plasmon polariton interaction, Physical Review Letters 114, 036802, 2015.

Supercontinuum generation in water by intense, femtosecond laser pulses under anomalous chromatic dispersion, Physical Review A 89, 043834, 2014.

Real-time observation of ultrafast Rabi oscillations in between excitons and plasmons in metal nanostructures with J-aggregates, Nature Photonics 7, 128, 2013.

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Education Qualification:

  • PhD (2005, TIFR, Mumbai, India)
  • Post-doc (2006-2011, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany)
Courses Teaching/Taught:
  • Light-matter interaction
  • Quantum physics
  • Optics
  • Ultrafast Sciences
  • Nanomaterials and devices
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