Guillaume BAFFOU - Institut Fresnel - Marseille

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I'm a research scientist working at the Institut Fresnel. I am working at the interface between nano-optics and thermodynamics.I investigate thermal-induced processes at the nano and micro scales using gold nanoparticles under illumination (read more).

Designing any temperature profile on the microscale
using smart distributions of gold nanoparticles under illumination.
published in Nanoscale (2014)
Microbubble generation around gold nanoparticles in water occurs around 220°C,
far above the expected boiling temperature.
published in J. Phys. Chem. C (2014)
A critique of methods for temperature imaging in single cells.
published in Nature Methods (2014)
Simply imaging the temperature around gold nanoparticles
using wavefront sensing.
published in ACS Nano (2012)
Review article on nanoplasmonics for nanochemistry.
published in Chem. Soc. Rev. (2014)
last update : Jul 28th 2019