About

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

Quantum cathodoluminescence microscopy

CL spectroscopy of single-photon emitters
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
Non-reciprocal light transmission
Lambertian scattering metasurfaces
Far-field spontaneous emission control