About

The Photonic Materials Group, led by Prof. Albert Polman, is a research group in the Center for Nanophotonics at AMOLF, a research laboratory of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Quantum cathodoluminescence microscopy

Cathodoluminescence holography
Nanodiamond NV centers in photonic nanostructures
Topological Si photonic crystals
Picosecond CL pump-probe spectroscopy

Light management in photovoltaics 

Spectrum splitting in perovskite/Si tandem solar cells, colored PV
Metal nanowire selective contacts on Si solar cells
Light trapping in thin-film and tandem solar cells
Novel spectrum splitting, downconversion, LSC architectures

Optical metamaterials 

Analog computational optical metasurfaces
Lambertian scattering metasurfaces
Far-field spontaneous emission control