Photonics and Solar Energy

R. S. Frederiksen, E. Alarcon-Llado, P. Krogstrup, L. Bojarskaite, J. Bolinsson, J. Nygard, A. Fontcuberta-Morral, K. L. Martinez, Nanowire-Aperture Probe – Local Enhanced Fluorescence Detection for Nanoscaled Investigation in Live Cells, ACS Phot. (2016)

A. Dorodnyy, E. Alarcon-Lladó, V. Shklover, C. Hafner, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and J. Leuthold, Efficient multi-terminal spectrum splitting via a nanowire array solar cell, ACS Photonics 2, 1284 (2015)

R. S. Frederiksen, E. Alarcon-Llado, M. H. Madsen, K. R. Rostgaard, P. Krogstrup, T. Vosch, J. Nygard, A. Fontcuberta-Morral, K. L. Martinez, Modulation of fluorescence signals from biomolecules along nanowires due to interaction of light with oriented nanostructures, NanoLetters 15, 176 (2015)

A. Dalmau-Mallorqui, E. Alarcon-Llado, I. Canales-Mundet, A. Kiani, B. Deamurez, S. De Wolf, A. Mezel, M. Zacharias, A. Fontcuberta-Morral, Field-effect passivation on silicon nanowire solar cells, Nano Research 8, 673 (2015)

O. Lopez-Sanchez, E. Alarcon-Llado, V. Koman, A. Fontcuberta-i-Morral, A. Radenovic and A. Kis, Light generation and harvesting in a van der Waals heterostructure, ACS Nano 8, 3042 (2014)

E. Alarcon-Llado, L. Chen, M. Hettick, N. Mashouf, Y. Lin, A. Javey and J. W. Ager, BiVO4 thin film photoanodes grown by Chemical Vapor Deposition, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 1651 (2014)

A. Dalmau-Mallorqui, E. Alarcon-Llado, E. Russo-Averchi, G. Tutuncuoglu, F. Matteini, D. Rueffer, A. Fontcuberta-Morral, Characterization and analysis of InAs/p–Si heterojunction nanowire-based solar cell, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47, 394017 (2014)

L. Chen, E. Alarcon-Llado, M. Hettick, I.D. Sharp, Y. Lin, A. Javey, J. W. Ager, Reactive Sputtering of Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes for Solar Water Splitting, J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 21635 (2013)

J. Seidel, D. Fu, S. Y. Yang, E. Alarcón-Lladó, J. Wu, R. Ramesh, and J. W. Ager, III, Efficient Photovoltaic Current Generation at Ferroelectric Domain Walls, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 126805 (2011)

S. Lang Teo, V. Kaixin Lin, R. Marty, N. Large, E. Alarcon Llado, A. Arbouet, C. Girard, J. Aizpurua, S. Tripathy, and A. Mlayah, Gold nanoring trimers: a versatile structure for infrared sensing, Optics Express 18, 22271 (2010)

Raman Spectroscopy characterization

E. Alarcon-Llado, T. Brazzini and Joel W. Ager, Surface origin and control of resonance Raman scattering and surface band gap in indium nitride, J. Phys. D 49, 255102 (2016)

F. Amaduzzi, E. Alarcón-Lladó, H. Hautmann, R. Tanta, F. Matteini, G. Tütüncüoǧlu, T. Vosch, J. Nygård, T. Jespersen, E. Uccelli and A. Fontcuberta i Morral, Tuning the response of non-allowed Raman modes in GaAs nanowires, J. Phys D 49, 095103 (2016)

F. Amaduzzi, E. Alarcon-Llado, E. Russo-Averchi, F. Matteini, M. Heiß, G. Tutuncuoglu, S. Conesa-Boj, M. de la Mata, J. Arbiol, and A. Fontcuberta i Morral, Probing inhomogeneous composition in core/shell nanowires by Raman spectroscopy, J. Appl. Phys. 116, 184303 (2014)

R. Cuscó, E. Alarcón-Lladó, J. Ibáñez, L. Artús, J. Jiménez, B. Wang, M. Callahan, Temperature dependence of Raman scattering in ZnO, Physical Review B 75 165202 (2007)

R. Cuscó, J. Ibáñez, E. Alarcón-Lladó, L. Artús, T. Yamaguchi, and Y. Nanishi, Raman scattering study of the long-wavelength longitudinal-optical-phonon-plasmon coupled modes in high-mobility InN layers, Physical Review B 79 1 (2009)

J. Ibáñez, E. Alarcón-Lladó, R. Cuscó, L. Artús, D. Fowler, A. Patane, K. Uesugi, I. Seumune, LO phonon-plasmon coupled modes and carrier mobilities in heavily Se-doped Ga(As,N) thin films, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 20, S425 (2009)

Semiconductor Nanowires

H. Potts, M. Friedl, F. Amaduzzi, K. C. Tang, G. Tutuncuoglu, F. Matteini, E. Alarcon-Llado, P. C. McIntyre, A. Fontcuberta I Morral, From Twinning to Pure Zincblende Catalyst-Free InAs(Sb) Nanowires, NanoLetters 16, 637 (2016)

A. Casadei, E. Alarcon-Llado, F. Amaduzzi, E. Russo-Averchi, D. Ruffer, M. Heiss, L. Dal Negro, A. Fontcuberta i Morral, Polarization response of nanowires a la carte, Sci. Reports 5, 7651 (2014)

E. Alarcon-Llado, S. Conesa-Boj, X. Wallart, P. Caroff, A. Fontcuberta-i-Morral, Raman spectroscopy of self-catalyzed GaAs1-xSbx nanowires grown on silicon, Nanotechnology 24, 405707 (2013)

M. Heiss, E. Russo-Averchi, A. Dalmau-Mallorqui, G. Tutuncuoglu, F. Matteini, D. Ruffer, S. Conesa-Boj, O. Demichel, E. Alarcon-Llado, A. Fontcuberta-i-Morral, III-V nanowire arrays: growth and light interaction, 25th Volume Special Issue on Nanotechnology 25, 014015 (2013)

A. Casadei, J. Schwender, E. Russo-Averchi, D. Ruffer, M. Heiss, E. Alarcon-Llado, F. Jabeen, M. Ramezani, K. Nielsch, A. Fontcuberta-i-Morral, Electrical transport in C-doped GaAs nanowires: surface effects, Phys. Stat. Sol. RRL 10, 890 (2013)


E. Alarcón-Lladó, M. A. Mayer, B. W. Boudouris, R. A. Segalman, N. Miller, T. Yamaguchi, K. Wang, Y. Nanishi, E. E. Haller, and J. W. Ager, PN junction rectification in electrolyte gated Mg-doped InN, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 102106 (2011)

K. Wang, T. Araki, K. M. Yu, T. Katsuki, M. A. Mayer, E. Alarcon-Llado, J. W. Ager, W. Walukiewicz Y. Nanishi, P-type InGaN across the entire alloy composition range, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 102111 (2013)

E. Alarcón-Lladó, S. B. Dolmanan, V. K. X. Lin, S. L. Teo, A. Dadgar, A. Krost, and S. Tripathy, Temperature rise in InGaN/GaN vertical light emitting diode on copper transferred from silicon probed by Raman scattering, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 114501 (2010)

Latest Publications

  • N. Tavakoli (Nasim) and E. Alarcón-Lladó (Esther), Combining 1D and 2D waveguiding in an ultrathin GaAs NW/Si tandem solar cell, Opt. Express 27, 12: A909-A923 (2019)

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  • S. Ardo, D. Fernandez Rivas, M.A. Modestino, V. Schulze Greiving, F.F. Abdi, E. Alarcón-Lladó (Esther), V. Artero, K. Ayers, C. Battaglia, J.P. Becker, D. Bederak, A. Berger, F. Buda, E. Chinello, B. Dam, V. Di Palma, T. Edvinsson, K. Fujii, H. Gardeniers, H. Geerlings, M. Hashemi Shabestari, S. Haussener, F. Houle, J. Huskens, B.D. James, K. Konrad, A. Kudo, P. Patil Kunturu, D. Lohse, B. Mei, E.L. Miller, G.F. Moore, J. Muller, K.L. Orchard, T.E. Rosser, F.H. Saadi, J.M. Schüttauf, B. Seger, S.W. Sheehan, W.A. Smith, J. Spurgeon, M.H. Tang, R. van de Krol, P.C.K. Vesborgag and P. Westerik, Pathways to electrochemical solar-hydrogen technologies, Energy Environ. Sci. 11, 10: 2768-2783 (2018)

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  • D. Mikulik, M. Ricci, G. Tütüncüoglu, F. Matteini, J. Vukajlovic, N. Vulic, E. Alarcón-Lladó (Esther) and A. Fontcuberta i Morral, Conductive-probe atomic force microscopy as a characterization tool for nanowire-based solar cells, Nano Energy 41, 566-572 (2017)

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  • R.S. Frederiksen, G. Tütüncüoglu, F. Matteini, K.L. Martinez, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and E. Alarcón-Lladó (Esther), Visual Understanding of Light Absorption and Waveguiding in Standing Nanowires with 3D Fluorescence Confocal Microscopy, ACS Photonics 4, 9: 2235-2241 (2017)

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  • R.S. Frederiksen, E. Alarcón-Lladó (Esther), P. Krogstrup, L. Bojarskaite, N. Buch-Månson, J. Bolinsson, J. Nygård, A. Fontcuberta i Morral and K.L. Martinez, Nanowire-Aperture Probe : Local Enhanced Fluorescence Detection for the Investigation of Live Cells at the Nanoscale, ACS Photonics 3, 7: 1208-1216 (2016)

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  • E. Alarcón-Lladó (Esther), T. Brazzini and J.W. Ager, Surface origin and control of resonance Raman scattering and surface band gap in indium nitride, J. Phys. D 49, 25, Article number: 255102: 1-9 (2016)

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