Dr Jean-Sebastien Bouillard

Dr Jean-Sebastien Bouillard

Senior Lecturer in Physics

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Physics and Mathematics

Summary

Jean-Sebastien joined the University of Hull in 2014 and his research focuses on using nanophotonic and plasmonic systems to enhance and control light-matter interactions at the nanoscale, through a wide range of geometries, including nanogaps, periodically nanostructured metal films , metamaterials, plasmonic waveguides, novel nanoparticles architectures, as well as hybrid photonic-plasmonic geometries.

In addition to exploring the fundamental aspects of light-matter interactions at the nanoscale, through close collaborations with computer sciences, chemistry, biomedical sciences, and environmental sciences, as well as direct industrial contacts, he focusses on applications of his research for enhanced optoelectronic and AI devices, novel biological systems, and environmental impact.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Mode Engineering in Large Arrays of Coupled Plasmonic–Dielectric Nanoantennas

Córdova-Castro, R. M., Krasavin, A. V., Nasir, M. E., Wang, P., Bouillard, J. S. G., McPolin, C. P. T., & Zayats, A. V. (in press). Mode Engineering in Large Arrays of Coupled Plasmonic–Dielectric Nanoantennas. Advanced Optical Materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.202001467

NIR-quantum dots in biomedical imaging and their future

Gil, H. M., Price, T. W., Chelani, K., Bouillard, J. S. G., Calaminus, S. D., & Stasiuk, G. J. (2021). NIR-quantum dots in biomedical imaging and their future. iScience, 24(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102189

Förster resonance energy transfer and the local optical density of states in plasmonic nanogaps

Hamza, A. O., Viscomi, F. N., Bouillard, J. S. G., & Adawi, A. M. (2021). Förster resonance energy transfer and the local optical density of states in plasmonic nanogaps. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 12(5), 1507-1513. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c03702

Water-soluble rhenium clusters with triazoles: the effect of chemical structure on cellular internalization and the DNA binding of the complexes

Konovalov, D. I., Ivanov, A. A., Frolova, T. S., Eltsov, I. V., Gayfulin, Y. M., Plunkett, L., …Shestopalov, M. A. (2020). Water-soluble rhenium clusters with triazoles: the effect of chemical structure on cellular internalization and the DNA binding of the complexes. Chemistry : a European journal, 26(61), 13904-13914. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202001680

Long-term ambient air-stable cubic CsPbBr3 perovskite quantum dots using molecular bromine

Thapa, S., Bhardwaj, K., Basel, S., Pradhan, S., Eling, C. J., Adawi, A. M., …Tamang, S. (2019). Long-term ambient air-stable cubic CsPbBr3 perovskite quantum dots using molecular bromine. Nanoscale advances, 1(9), 3388-3391. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9na00486f

Postgraduate supervision

PhD applications in areas overlapping with Jean-Sebastien's areas of focus are welcome.

Current PhD supervisions

- Sema Ebrahimi, Meta-antennas, Part funded University scholarship-University of Technology of Troyes (France), started February 2020, Dr. J-S. Bouillard (Primary Supervisor), Dr Ali Adawi (Second Supervisor), Prof. Pierre-Michel Adam (Primary Supervisor, UTT, France)

- Thomas Henry, Cutting edge optical spectroscopy for sensing particulate pollutants in aquatic systems, University scholarship, started October 2019, Dr. J-S. Bouillard (Primary Supervisor), Dr Ali Adawi (Second Supervisor), Prof. Daniel Parsons (Second Supervisor)

Past PhD supervision:

- Francesco Viscomi, Controlling light matter interactions at the nanoscale using plasmonic systems, Departmental studentship, started June 2015, Dr. J-S. Bouillard (Primary Supervisor) and Dr Ali Adawi (Second Supervisor)

- Charlotte Eling, Active nanoscale control of light matter interactions using chemical rulers for cancer diagnostics, University scholarship, started October 2015, Dr. J-S. Bouillard (Primary Supervisor), Graeme Stasiuk (Second Supervisor) and Dr Ali Adawi (Second Supervisor)