Refereed Publications

A Single-Emitter Gain Medium for Bright Coherent Radiation from a Plasmonic Nanoresonator
P. Zhang, P. Protsenko, V. Sandoghdar, and X.-W. Chen
ACS Photonics, doi: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b00608 (2017).

Levitated Plasmonic Nanoantennas in an Aqueous Environment
Y. Tuna, J. T. Kim, H.-W. Liu, and V. Sandoghdar.
ACS Nano, doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03310 (2017).

Chip-Based All-Optical Control of Single Molecules Coherently Coupled to a Nanoguide
P. Türschmann, N. Rotenberg, J. Renger, I. Harder, O. Lohse, T. Utikal, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Nano Lett. 7 (8)4941–4945 (2017).

Coherent coupling of a single molecule to a scanning Fabry-Perot microcavity
D. Wang, H. Kelkar, D.-M. Cano, T. Utikal, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. X 7, 021014 (2017).

Small slot waveguide rings for on-chip quantum optical circuits
N. Rotenberg, P. Türschmann, H. Haakh, D.-M. Cano, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Optics Express 25, 5397, (2017).

Strong plasmonic enhancement of biexciton emission: controlled coupling of a single quantum dot to a gold nanocone antenna
K. Matsuzaki, S. Vassant, H.-W. Liu, A. Dutschke, B. Hoffmann, X. Chen, S. Christiansen, M. R. Buck, J. A. Hollingsworth, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Scientific Reports 7, 42307, (2017).

Production of isolated giant unilamellar vesicles under high salt concentrations
H. Stein, S. Spindler, N. Bonakdar, C. Wang,  and V. Sandoghdar 
Front. Physiol. 8doi: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00063 (2017).

Experimental realization of an absolute single-photon source based on a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond
B. Rodiek, M. López, H. Hofer, G. Porrovecchio, M. Šmid, X.-L. Chu, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar,
S. Lindner, Ch. Becher, and S. Kück 
Optica 4, 71 (2017).

Cryogenic optical localization provides three-dimensional protein structure data with Angstrom resolution
S. Weisenburger, D. Böning, B. Schomburg, K. Giller, S. Becker, C. Griesinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Nature Methods 14, 141 (2017).

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Nature Methods 14, 123 (2017).

A single molecule as a high-fidelity photon gun for producing intensity-squeezed light
X.-L. Chu, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Nature Photonics 1158 (2017).

Visualization and ligand-induced modulation of dopamine receptor dimerization at the single molecule level
A. Tabor, S. Weisenburger, A. Banerjee, N. Purkayastha, J. Kaindl, H. Hübner, L. Wei, T. Grömer,           J. Kornhuber, N. Tschammer, N. Birdsall, V. Sandoghdar, and P. Gmeiner                                              Scientific Reports 6, 33233 (2016).

Polaritonic normal-mode splitting and light localization in a one-dimensional nanoguide
H. R. Haakh, S. Faez, and V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. A 94, 053840 (2016).

Few-photon coherent nonlinear optics with a single molecule
A. Maser, B. Gmeiner, T. Utikal, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Nature Photonics 10, 450 (2016).

Compartmentalization and Transport in Synthetic Vesicles
C. Schmitt, A. Lippert, N. Bonakdar, V. Sandoghdar, and L. M. Voll
Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 4, 103389 (2016).

Enhancing the radiative emission rate of single molecules by a plasmonic nanoantenna weakly coupled with a dielectric substrate
X. W. Chen, K. G. Lee, H. Eghlidi, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Optics Express 23, 32986 (2015).

Sensing Nanoparticles with a Cantilever-Based Scannable Optical Cavity of Low Finesse and Sub-λ³ Volume
H. Kelkar, D. Wang, D. Martin-Cano, B. Hoffmann, S. Christiansen, S. Götzinger, and V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Applied 4, 0504010 (2015).

Light Microscopy: An ongoing contemporary revolution
S. Weisenburger and V. Sandoghdar
Contemporary Physics 56, 123 (2015).
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When excitons and plasmons meet: Emerging function through synthesis and assembly
J. A. Hollingsworth, H. Htoon, A. Piryatinski, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
MRS Bullettin 40, 768 (2015).

Fabrication and characterization of plasmonic nanocone antennas for strong spontaneous emission enhancement
B. Hoffmann, S. Vassant, X.-W. Chen, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar, S. Christiansen
Nanotechnology 26, 404001 (2015).

Spectroscopic detection of single Pr3+ ions on the 3H4-1D2 transition
Emanuel Eichhammer, Tobias Utikal, Stephan Gotzinger, and Vahid Sandoghdar
New J. Phys. 17, 083018 (2015).

Experimental realization of an optical antenna designed for collecting 99% of photons from a quantum emitter
X.-L. Chu, T.J.K. Brenner, X.-W. Chen, Y. Ghosh, J.A. Hollingsworth, V. Sandoghdar, S. Götzinger
Optica 4, 203 (2014).

Coherent Interaction of Light and Single Molecules in a Dielectric Nanoguide
S. Faez, P. Türschmann, H. Haakh, S. Götzinger, V. Sanodghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 213601 (2014).

Direct optical sensing of single unlabeled proteins and super-resolution imaging of their binding sites
M. Piliarik and V. Sandoghdar
Nature Communications 5, 4495 (2014).

Cryogenic colocalization microscopy for nanometer-distance measurements
S.Weisenburger, B. Jing, D. Hänni, L. Reymond, B. Schuler, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
ChemPhysChem. 15, 763 (2014).

Spectroscopic detection and state preparation of a single praseodymium ion in a crystal
T. Utikal, E. Eichhammer, L. Petersen, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Nature Communications 5, 3627 (2014).

Synthesis of Covalent Monolayer Sheet by Photochemical Anthracene Dimerization at the Air/Water Interface and its Mechanical Characterization by AFM Indentation
P. Payamyar, K. Kaja, C. Ruis-Vargas, A. Stemmer, D. J. Murray, C. J. Johnson, B. T. King, F. Schiffmann, J. VandeVondele, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, P. Ceroni, A. Schütz, L.-T. Lee, Z. Zheng, J. Sakamoto, A. Schlüter
Adv. Mater. 26, 2052 (2014).

Tracking single particles on supported lipid membranes: multi-mobility diffusion and nanoscopic confinement
C.-L. Hsieh, S. Spindler, J. Ehrig, V. Sandoghdar
J. Phys. Chem. B 118, 1545 (2014).

Scanning-aperture trapping and manipulation of single charged nanoparticles
J. T. Kim, S. Spindler, V. Sandoghdar
Nature Communications 5, 3380 (2014).

Label-free characterization of biomembranes: from structure to dynamics
A. Mashaghi, S. Mashagi, I. Reviakine, R. M. A. Heeren, V. Sandoghdar, M. Bonn
Chem. Soc. Rev. 43, 887  (2014).

Receptor Concentration and Diffusivity Control Multivalent Binding of SV40 to Membrane Bilayers
O.M. Szklarczyk, N. Gonzales-Segredo, P. Kukura, A. Oppenheim, D. Choquet, V. Sandoghdar, A. Helenius, I. Sbalzarini, H. Ewers
PLOS Comput. Biol., DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003310 (2013).

Measuring three-dimensional interaction potentials using optical interference
N. Mojarad, V. Sandoghdar, M. Krishnan
Optics Express 21, 9377 (2013).

Coherent interaction of Light with a metallic structure coupled to a single quantum emitter: from super absorption to cloaking
X. Chen, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 153605 (2013).

Direct Printing of Nanostructures by Electrostatic Autofocusing of Ink Nanodroplets
P. Galliker, J. Schneider, H. Eghlidi, S. Kress, V. Sandoghdar, D. Poulikakos
Nature Communications 3, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1891 (2012).

Metallo-dialectric hybrid antennas for ultrastrong enhancement of spontaneous emission
X. Chen, M. Agio, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 233001 (2012).

Single-photon Spectroscopy of a Single Molecule
Y. Rezus, S. Walt, R. Lettow, G. Zumofen, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 093601 (2012).

A two-dimensional polymer prepared by organic synthesis
P. Kissel, R. Erni, W.B. Schweizer, M.D. Rossell, B.T. King, T. Bauer, S. Götzinger, A.D. Schlüter, J. Sakamoto
Nature Chemistry
4, 287 (2012).

Coherent spectroscopy in strongly confined optical fields
M. Agio and V. Sandoghdar
Physica B 407, 4086 (2012).

Spontaneous emission enhancement of a single molecule by a double-sphere nanoantenna across an interface
K.-G. Lee, H. Eghlidi, X.-W. Chen, A. Renn, S. Götzinger and V. Sandoghdar
Optics Express 20, 23331 (2012).

99% efficiency in collecting photons from a single emitter
X. Chen, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Optics Letters 36, 3545 (2011).

Controlling the Phase of a Light Beam with a Single Molecule
M. Potoschnig, Y. Chassagneux, J. Hwang, G. Zumofen, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 063001 (2011).

A planar dielectric antenna for directional single-photon emission and near-unity collection efficiency
K. G. Lee, X. Chen, H. Eghlidi, P. Kukura, R. Lettow, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar, S. Götzinger
Nature Photonics 5, 166 (2011). 

Single molecule imaging by optical absorption
M. Celebrano, P. Kukura, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
Nature Photonics 5, 95 (2011).

Coherent nonlinear single-molecule microscopy
I. Gerhardt, G. Wrigge, J. Hwang, G. Zumofen, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. A 82, 063823 (2010). 

Single-Molecule Sensitivity in Optical Absorption at Room Temperature
P. Kukura, M. Celebrano, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1,  3323 (2010).

Geometry-induced electrostatic trapping of nanometric objects in a fluid
M. Krishnan, N. Mojarad, P. Kukura, V. Sandoghdar 
Nature 467, 692 (2010).

Single-Photon Imaging and Efficient Coupling to Single Plasmons
M. Celebrano, R. Lettow, P. Kukura, M. Agio, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Express 18, 13829 (2010).

Nanofocusing radially-polarized beams for high-throughput funneling of optical energy to the near field
X. Chen, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
Opt. Express 18, 10878 (2010).

Magnetic metamaterials in the blue range using aluminum nanostructures
Y. Jeyaram, S. Jha, M. Agio, J. Löffler, Y. Ekinci
Opt. Lett. 35, 1656 (2010).

Near-infrared single-photons from aligned molecules in ultrathin crystalline films at room temperature
C. Toninelli, K. Early, J. Bremi, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Express 18, 6577 (2010).

Fluorescence enhancement with the optical (bi-) conical antenna
A. Mohammadi, F. Kaminski, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 7372 (2010).

Spontaneous emission of a nanoscopic emitter in a strongly scattering disordered medium
P.V. Ruijgrok, R. Wüest, A. A. Rebane, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Express 18, 6360 (2010).

Quantum Interference of Tunably Indistinguishable Photons from Remote Organic Molecules
R. Lettow, Y. Rezus, A. Renn, G. Zumofen, E. Ikonen, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 123605 (2010).

High-speed nanoscopic tracking of the position and orientation of a single virus
P. Kukura, H. Ewers, C. Müller, A. Renn, A. Helenius, V. Sandoghdar
Nature Methods 6, 923 (2009).

Highly Efficient Interfacing of Guided Plasmons and Photons in Nanowires
X. Chen, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
Nano Lett. 9, 3756 (2009).

Resolution and Enhancement in Nanoantenna-Based Fluorescence Microscopy
H. Eghlidi, K. Lee, X. Chen, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Nano Lett. 9, 4007 (2009).

Molecules as Sources for Indistinguishable Single Photons
V. Ahtee, R. Lettow, R. Pfab, A. Renn, E. Ikonen, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
J. Mod. Opt. 56, 161 (2009).

Coupling light to a localized surface plasmon-polariton
M. Agio, G. Zumofen, N. Mojarad, V. Sandoghdar
Proc. of SPIE 7395, 739512 (2009).

Spheroidal nanoparticles as nanoantennas for fluorescence enhancement
A. Mohammadi, F. Kaminski, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
Int. J. Nanotechnol. 6, 902 (2009).

Control and imaging of single-molecule spectral dynamics using a nano-electrode 
I. Gerhardt, G. Wrigge, V. Sandoghdar
Mol. Phys. 107, 1975 (2009).

Spectral dynamics and spatial localization of single molecules in a polymer
A. Walser, G. Zumofen, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Mol. Phys. 107, 1897 (2009).

Gold, copper, silver and aluminum nanoantennas to enhance spontaneous emission
A. Mohammadi, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
J. Comput. Theor. Nanosci. 6, 2024 (2009). 

A single-molecule optical transistor
J. Hwang, M. Pototschnig, R. Lettow, G. Zumofen, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Nature 460, 76 (2009).

Seeing diamond defects
V. Sandoghdar
Nature Photonics 3, 133 (2009).

Silver high-aspect-ratio micro- and nanoimprinting for optical applications
S. Buzzi, M. Galli, M. Agio, J. Löffler
App. Phy. Lett. 94, 223115 (2009).

Light scattering by an oscillating dipole in a focused beam
G. Zumofen, N.M. Mojarad, M. Agio
Nuovo Cimento C 34, 475 (2009).

Metal nanoparticles in strongly confined beams: transmission, reflection and absorption
N.M. Mojarad, G. Zumofen, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
J. Eur. Opt. Soc. Rapid Publications 4, 09014 (2009). 

Lifetime-limited zero-phonon spectra of single molecules in methyl methacrylate
A. Walser, A. Renn, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Chem. Phys. Lett. 472, 44 (2009).

Imaging a Single Quantum Dot When It Is Dark
P. Kukura, M. Celebrano, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
Nano Lett. 9, 926 (2009).

Coherent State Preparation and Observation of Rabi Oscillations in a Single Molecule
I. Gerhardt, G. Wrigge, G. Zumofen, J. Hwang, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. A 79, 011402(R) (2009).

Tailoring the excitation of localized surface plasmon-polariton resonances by focusing radially-polarized beams
N.M. Mojarad, M. Agio
Optics Express 17, 117 (2009).

Circular Grating Resonators as Candidates for Ultra-Small Photonic Devices
S. Schönenberger, N. Molla, T. Stöferle, T. Wahlbrink, J. Bolten,
S. Götzinger, T. Mollenhauer, C. Moormann, R. Mahrt, B. Offrein
Proc. of SPIE 6996, 69960A (2008).

Perfect Reflection of Light by an Oscillating Dipole
G. Zumofen, N.M. Mojarad, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 180404 (2008). 

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Gold nanorods and nanospheroids for enhancing spontaneous emission
A. Mohammadi, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
New J. Phys. 10, 105015 (2008).

Exploring the limits of single emitter detection in fluorescence and extinction
G. Wrigge, J. Hwang, I. Gehardt, G. Zumofen, V. Sandoghdar
Optics Express 16, 17358 (2008).

Electric and magnetic resonances in arrays of coupled gold nanoparticle in-tandem pairs
Y. Ekinci, A. Christ, M. Agio, O. J. F. Martin, H. H. Solak, J. F. Löffler
Optics Express 16, 13287 (2008).

Modification of single molecule fluorescence close to a nanostructure: radiation pattern, spontaneous emission and quenching
S. Kühn, G. Mori, M. Agio, V. Sandoghdar
Mol. Phys. 106, 893 (2008).

Dispersive contour-path algorithm for the two-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method
A. Mohammadi, T. Jalali, M. Agio
Optics Express 16, 7397 (2008).

Coupling of plasmonic nanoparticles to their environments in the context of van der Waals-Casimir interactions
U. Hakanson, M. Agio, S. Kühn, L. Rogobete, T. Kalkbrenner, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. B 77, 155408 (2008).


Plasmon spectra of nanospheres under a tightly focused beam
N. M. Mojarad, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
JOSA B 25, 651 (2008).

Efficient coupling of photons to a single molecule and the observation of its resonance fluorescence
G. Wrigge, I. Gerhardt, J. Hwang, G. Zumofen, V. Sandoghdar
Nature Physics 4, 60 (2008).

Near-field imaging and frequency tuning of a high-Q photonic crystal membrane microcavity
S. Mujumdar, A. F. Koenderink, T. Sünner, B. C. Buchler, M. Kamp, A. Forchel, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Express 15, 17214 (2007).

Realization of two Fourier-limited solid-state single-photon sources
R. Lettow, V. Ahtee, R. Pfab, A. Renn, E. Ikonen, S. Götzinger, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Express 15, 15842 (2007).

Engineering gold nanoantennae to enhance the emission of quantum emitters
M. Agio, G. Mori, F. Kaminski, L. Rogobete, S. Kühn, V. Callegari, P.M. Nellen, F. Robin, Y. Ekinci, U. Sennhauser, H. Jäckel, H.H. Solak, V. Sandoghdar
Proc. of SPIE 6717, 67170 (2007).

Linear and non-linear optical experiments based on macroporous silicon photonic crystals
R. B. Wehrspohn, S. L. Schweizer, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Status Solidi A 204, 3708 (2007).

Controlled coupling of counterpropagating whispering-gallery modes by a single Rayleigh scatterer: A classical problem in a quantum optical light
A. Mazzei, S. Götzinger, L. de S. Menezes, G. Zumofen, O. Benson, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 173603 (2007).


Label-free Optical Detection and Tracking of Single Virions Bound to their Receptor in Supported Membrane Bilayers
H. Ewers, V. Jacobsen, E. Klotzsch, A. E. Smith, A. Helenius, V. Sandoghdar
Nano Lett. 7, 2263 (2007).

Design of nanoantennae for the enhancement of spontaneous emission
L. Rogobete, F. Kaminski, M. Agio, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Lett. 32, 1623 (2007).

Nano-optomechanical characterization and manipulation of photonic crystals
S. Mujumdar, F. Koenderink, R. Wüest, V. Sandoghdar
IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 253 (2007).

Tailoring the transmission of liquid-core waveguides for wavelength filtering on a chip
U. Hakanson, P. Measor, D. Yib, E. Lunt, A. R. Hawkins, V. Sandoghdar, and H. Schmidt
Proc. of SPIE Nature Physics 6477, 647715 (2007).

Interferometric detection and tracking of nanoparticles
V. Jacobsen, E. Klotzsch,  V. Sandoghdar
Nano Biophotonics, Elsevier: 2007,  Vol. 3 (2007).

Nanoparticle Induced Fluorescence Lifetime Modification as Nanoscopic Ruler: Demonstration at the Single Molecule Level
J. Seelig, K. Leslie, A. Renn, S. Kühn, V. Jacobsen, M. van de Corput, C. Wyman, V. Sandoghdar
Nano Lett. 7, 685 (2007).

Scanning Near-Field Optical Coherent Spectroscopy of Single Molecules at 1.4 Kelvin
I. Gerhardt, G. Wrigge, M. Agio, P. Bushev, G. Zumofen, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Lett. 32, 1420 (2007).

Finite-Difference Time-Domain Modeling of Decay Rates in the Near Field of Metal Nanostructures
F. Kaminski, V. Sandoghdar, M. Agio
J. Comput. Theor. Nanosci. 4, 635 (2007).

Strong extinction of a laser beam by a single molecule
I. Gerhardt, G. Wrigge, P. Bushev, G. Zumofen, M. Agio, R. Pfab, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98,  033601 (2007). 

Dispersive contour-path finite-difference time-domain algorithm for modelling surface plasmon polaritons at flat interfaces
A. Mohammadi, and M. Agio
Opt. Express 14, 11330 (2006).

Optical detection of very small nonfluorescent nanoparticles
V. Sandoghdar, E. Klotzsch, V. Jacobsen, A. Renn, U. Hakanson, M. Agio, I. Gerhardt, J. Seelig, and G. Wrigge
Chimia 60, 761 (2006).

Controlled photon transfer between two individual nanoemitters via shared high-Q modes of a microsphere resonator
S. Götzinger, L. de S. Menezes, A. Mazzei, S. Kühn, V. Sandoghdar and O. Benson
Nano Letters 6, 1151 (2006). 

On-command enhancement of single molecule fluorescence using a gold nanoparticle as an optical nano-antenna
S. Kühn, U. Hakanson, L. Rogobete, V. Sandoghdar 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 017402 (2006).

Enhancement of single molecule fluorescence using a gold nanoparticle as an optical nano-antenna
S. Kühn, U. Hakanson, L. Rogobete, V. Sandoghdar 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 017402 (2006).

Measurement of the complex dielectric constant of a single gold nanoparticle
P. Stoller, V. Jacobsen, V. Sandoghdar 
Opt. Lett. 31, 2474 (2006). 

Modification of single molecule fluorescence by a scanning probe
S. Kühn and V. Sandoghdar
Appl. Phys. B 84, 211 (2006).

Oxygen dependent photochemistry of fluorescent dyes studied at the single molecule level
A. Renn, J. Seelig, V. Sandoghdar 
Mol. Phys. 104, 409 (2006). 

Interferometric optical detection and tracking of very small gold nanoparticles at a water-glass interface
V. Jacobsen, P. Stoller, C. Brunner, V. Vogel and V. Sandoghdar
Optics Express 14, 405 (2006). 

Spontaneous emission rates of dipoles in photonic crystal membranes
A. F. Koenderink, M. Kafesaki, C. M. Soukoulis, V. Sandoghdar 
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1196 (2006). 

Contour-path effective permittivities for the two-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method
A. Mohammadi, H. Nadgaran, and M. Agio
Optics Express 13, 10367 (2005). 

A "standing-wave meter" to measure dispersion & loss of photonic-crystal waveguides 
R. Wüest, B. C. Buchler, D. Erni, R. Harbers, P. Strasser, A. F. Koenderink, F. Robin, V. Sandoghdar, H. Jäckel
Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 261110 (2005). 

Near field optics and control of photonic crystals
A. F. Koenderink, R. Wüest, B. C. Buchler, S. Richter, P. Strasser, M. Kafesaki, A. Rogach, R. B. Wehrspohn, C. M. Soukoulis, D. Erni, F. Robin, H. Jäckel, V. Sandoghdar
Photonics and Nanostructures 3, 63 (2005). 

Near-field optical microscopy of light propagation through photonic crystal waveguide tapers
R. Wüest, B.C. Buchler, R. Harbers, P. Strasser, K. Rauscher, F. Robin, D. Erni, V. Sandoghdar, H. Jäckel
Proc. SPIE 5840, 110 (2005). 

Optical microscopy via spectral modifications of a nanoantenna
T. Kalkbrenner, U. Hakanson, A. Schädle, S. Burger, C. Henkel, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 200801 (2005). 

Spontaneous emission in the near-field of 2D photonic crystals
A. F. Koenderink, M. Kafesaki, C. M. Soukoulis, V. Sandoghdar 
Opt. Lett. 30, 3210 (2005). 

Controlling the Resonance of a Photonic Crystal Microcavity by a Near-Field Probe
A. F. Koenderink, M. Kafesaki, B. C. Buchler, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 153904, (2005).

Measuring the quantum efficiency of single radiating dipoles using a scanning mirror
B. C. Buchler, T. Kalkbrenner, C. Hettich, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 063003 (2005). 

Optimization of prism coupling to high-Q modes in a microsphere resonator using a near-field probe
A. Mazzei, S. Götzinger, L. de S. Menezes, V. Sandoghdar, O. Benson
Opt. Comm. 250, 428 (2005). 

Die Geburt der optischen Nanoskopie
A. Stemmer and V. Sandoghdar
ETH Bulletin 298, 53 (2005). 

Spontaneous emission in a subwavelength environment characterized by boundary integral equations
L. Rogobete, C. Henkel
Phys. Rev. A 70, 063815-1 (2004). 

Tomographic plasmon spectroscopy of a single gold nanoparticle
T. Kalkbrenner, U. Hakanson, V. Sandoghdar
Nano Letters 4, 2309 (2004). 

Detection and spectroscopy of gold nanoparticle using supercontinuum white light confocal microscopy
K. Lindfors, T. Kalkbrenner, P. Stoller, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 037401-1 (2004). 

Subwavelength emitters in the near-infrared based on mercury telluride nanocrystals
P. Olk, B. C. Buchler, V. Sandoghdar, N. Gaponik, A. Eychüller, A. L. Rogach
Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 4732 (2004). 

Aligned terrylene molecules in a spin-coated ultrathin crystalline film of p-terphenyl
R. J. Pfab, J. Zimmermann, C. Hettich, I. Gerhardt, A. Renn, V. Sandoghdar
Chem. Phys. Lett. 387, 490 (2004). 

Highly directional emission from photonic crystal waveguides of subwavelength width
P. Kramper, M. Agio, C. M. Soukoulis, A. Birner, F. Müller, R. Wehrspohn, U. Gösele, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 113903-1 (2004). 

Near-field optical investigations of photonic crystal microresonators
B. C. Buchler, P. Kramper, M. Kafesaki, C. M. Soukoulis, V. Sandoghdar
IEICE Trans.Electron. E87-C, 371 (2004). 

Confocal microscopy and spectroscopy of nanocrystals on a high-Q microsphere resonator
S. Götzinger, L. de S. Menezes, O. Benson, D. V. Talapin, N. Gaponik, H. Weller, A. L. Rogach, V. Sandoghdar
J. Opt. B 6, 154 (2004). 

Scanning near-field optical studies of photonic devices
V. Sandoghdar, B. Buchler, P. Kramper, S. Götzinger, O. Benson, M. Kafesaki
Photonic crystals-Advances in Design, Fabrication, and Characterization, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, (2004).

Near-field visualization of light confinement in a photonic crystal microresonator
P. Kramper, M. Kafesaki, C. M. Soukoulis, A. Birner, F. Müller, R. Wehrspohn, U. Gösele, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Lett. 29, 174 (2004).

Nanoparticles and microspheres: tools to study the interaction of quantum emitters via shared optical modes
L. de S. Menezes, S. Götzinger, A. Mazzei, V. Sandoghdar, O. Benson
Proc. of SPIE 5333, 174 (2004). 

Particle Tracking
P. Stoller, V. Jacobsen, J. Seelig, V. Sandoghdar
ETH Bulletin 295, 20 (2004). 

Spontaneous emission in nanoscopic dielectric particles
L. Rogobete, H. Schniepp, C. Henkel, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Lett. 28, 1736 (2003). 

Single Molecules, Single Nanoparticles and Their Optical Interaction
C. Hettich, Th. Kalkbrenner, I.Gerhardt, S.Kühn, V. Sandoghdar
Proceedings of the 12th Internat. Conf. on Scanning Tunneling Microscopy/Spectroscopy and Related Techniques 696, 127 (2003).

Controlled coupling of a single emitter to a single mode of a microsphere: where do we stand?
S. Götzinger, L. de S. Menezes, A. Mazzei, O. Benson, D. V. Talapin, N. Gaponik, H. Weller, A. L. Rogach, V. Sandoghdar
Proceedings of SPIE 4969, 207 (2003). 

Spontaneous Emission of Europium Ions Embedded in Dielectric Nanospheres
H. Schniepp, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 257403-1 (2002). 

Nanometer resolution and coherent optical dipole coupling of two individual molecules
C. Hettich, C. Schmitt, J. Zitzmann, S. Kühn, I. Gerhardt, V. Sandoghdar
Science 298, 385 (2002). 

Science`s Compass: Perspectives by Michel Orrit

Influence of a sharp fiber tip on a high-Q modes of a microsphere resonator
S. Götzinger, O. Benson, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Lett. 27, 80 (2002). 

Photonenpaare: gemeinsam durch dick und dünn
J. Zitzmann, G. Zumofen, V. Sandoghdar
Physik-Journal 9, 22 (2002). 

A model system for two-dimensional and three-dimensional photonic crystals: macroporous silicon
J. Schilling, R. B. Wehrspohn, A. Birner, F. Müller, R. Hillebrand, U. Gösele, S. W. Leonard, J. P. Mondia, F. Genereux, H. M. van Driel, P. Kramper, V. Sandoghdar, K. Busch
J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 3, 121 (2001). 

Towards controlled coupling between a high-Q whispering-gallery mode and a single nanoparticle
S. Götzinger, O. Benson, V. Sandoghdar
Appl. Phys. B 73, 825 (2001). 

Direct spectroscopy of a deep two-dimensional photonic crystal microresonator
P. Kramper, A. Birner, M. Agio, C. M. Soukoulis, F. Müller, U. Gösele, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
Phys. Rev. B 64, 233102-1 (2001). 

Results and Thoughts on Optical Microscopy Using a Single-molecule Probe
V. Sandoghdar, J. Michaelis, C. Hettich, C. Schmitt, J. Zitzmann, S. Kühn
Single Molecules 2, 275 (2001). 

Diamond colour centres as a nanoscopic light source for scanning near-field optical microscopy
S. Kühn, C. Hettich, C. Schmitt, J.- Ph. Poizat, V. Sandoghdar
J. Microscopy 202, 2 (2001). 

Mapping and manipulating whispering gallery modes of a microsphere resonator with a near-field probe
S. Götzinger, S. Demmerer, O. Benson, V. Sandoghdar
J. Microscopy 202, 117 (2001). 

A single gold Particle as a probe for apertureless SNOM
T. Kalkbrenner, M. Ramstein, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
J. Microscopy 202, 72 (2001).

Apertureless near-field optical microscopy via local second-harmonic generation
A. V. Zayats, V. Sandoghdar
J. Microscopy 202, 94 (2001). 

Trends and developments in scanning near-field optical microscopy
V. Sandoghdar
Proc. of the International School of Physics,"Enrico Fermi" course CXLIV, M. Allegrini, N. García and O. Marti (Eds.) , 65 (2001). 

Beating the diffraction limit
V. Sandoghdar
Physics World 14, 29 (2001). 

Optical microscopy using a single-molecule light source
J. Michaelis, C. Hettich, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
Nature 405, 325 (2000). 

Apertureless scanning near-field second-harmonic microscopy
A. V. Zayats, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Comm. 178, 245 (2000).

Multifunctional AFM/SNOM Cantilever Probes: Fabrication and Measurements
M. Stopka, D. Drews, K. Mayr, M. Lacher, W. Ehrfeld, T. Kalkbrenner, M. Graf, V. Sandoghdar, J. Mlynek
Microelect. Eng. 53, 183 (2000). 

Transmission of a microcavity structure in a two-dimensional photonic crystal based on macroporous silicon
A. Birner, A. -P. Li, F. Müller, U. Gösele, P. Kramper, V. Sandoghdar, J. Mlynek, K. Busch, V. Lehmann
Material Science in Semiconductor Processing 3, 487 (2000). 

High-contrast topography-free sample for near-field optical microscopy
T. Kalkbrenner, M. Graf, C. Durkan, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 1206 (2000). 

Second-harmonic generation from individual surface defects under local excitation
A. V. Zayats, T. Kalkbrenner, V. Sandoghdar, J. Mlynek
Phys. Rev. B 61, 4545 (2000). 

Prospects of apertureless SNOM with active probes
V. Sandoghdar, J. Mlynek
J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 1, 523 (1999).

A novel fabrication method for fluorescence-based apertureless scanning near-field optical microscope probes
P. Kramper, A. Jebens, T. Mueller, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
J. Microscopy 194, 340 (1999). 

A single molecule as a probe of optical intensity distribution
J. Michaelis, C. Hettich, A. Zayats, B. Eiermann, J. Mlynek, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Lett. 24, 581 (1999).

Single-molecule spectroscopy near structured dielectrics
C. Henkel, V. Sandoghdar
Opt. Comm. 158,  250 (1998). 

Lithography using nano-lens arrays made of light
V. Sandoghdar, U. Drodofsky, Th. Schulze, B. Brezger, M. Drewsen, T. Pfau, J. Mlynek
J. Mod. Opt. 44, 1883 (1997). 

Reflection scanning near-field optical microscopy with uncoated fiber tips: How good is the resolution really
V. Sandoghdar, S. Wegscheider, G. Krausch, J. Mlynek,
J. Appl. Phys 81, 2499 (1997). 

Characterizing whispering-gallery modes in microspheres by direct observation of the optical standing-wave patterin in the near field
J. C. Knight, N. Dubreuil, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefèvre-Seguin, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, 
Opt. Lett. 21, 698 (1996).

Spectroscopy of atoms condined to the single node of a standing wave in a parallel-plate cavity
V. Sandoghdar, C. I. Sukenik, S. Haroche, E. A. Hinds, 
Phys. Rev. A. 53, 1919 (1996).

Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser
V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefèvre-Seguin, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, 
Phys. Rev. A. 4, R1777 (1996).

Very High Q Whispering Gallery Modes in Silica Microspheres for Cavity-QED Experiments
V. Lefevre-Seguin, J. Hare, V. Sandoghdar, J. C. Knight, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, 
A Chapter in: Optical Processes in Microcavities eds. R. K. Chang and A. J. Campillo (World Scientific 1996). 

Eroded monomode optical fiber for whispering-gallery mode excitation in fused-silica microspheres
N. Dubreuil, J. C. Knight, D. K. Leventhal, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefèvre,
Opt. Lett. 20, 813 (1995). 

Splitting of high-Q Mie modes induced by light backscattering in silica microspheres
D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefèvre-Seguin, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, 
Opt. Lett. 20, 1835 (1995). 

Mapping whispering-gallery modes in microspheres with a near-field probe
J. C. Knight, N. Dubreuil, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefèvre-Seguin, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, 
Opt. Lett. 20, 1515 (1995). 

Quantized atom-field force at the surface of a microsphere
F. Treussart, J. Hare, L. Collot, V. Lefèvre, D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. M. Raimond, S. Haroche, 
Opt. Lett. 19, 1651 (1994). 

Measurement of the Casimir-Polder Force
C. I. Sukenik, M. G. Boshier, D. Cho, V. Sandoghdar, E. A. Hinds, 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 560 (1993). 

Measurement of the van der Waals Interaction Between an Atom and a Cavity
E. A. Hinds, V. Sandoghdar, C. I. Sukenik, S. Haroche,
Atomic Physics 13, eds. H. Walther, T. W. Hänsch, B. Neizert (AIP, New York 1993). 

Direct Measurement of the van der Waals Interaction between an Atom and Its Images in a Micron-Sized Cavity
V. Sandoghdar, C. I. Sukenik, E. A. Hinds, S. Haroche, 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 3432 (1992).  

External-cavity frequency-stabilization of visible and infrared semiconductor lasers for high resolution spectroscopy
M. G. Boshier, D. Berkeland, E. A. Hinds, V. Sandoghdar, 
Opt. Comm. 85, 355 (1991).

Cavity-QED Shifts of Simple Atoms
E. A. Hinds and V. Sandoghdar, 
Phys. Rev. A 43, 398 (1991).