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Selectively steering photon spin angular momentum via electron-induced optical spin Hall effect
C. Chi, Q. Jiang, Z. Liu, L. Zheng, M. Jiang, H. Zhang, F. Lin, B. Shen and Z. Fang, Sci. Adv, 7 (2021)

Spontaneous and stimulated electron–photon interactions in nanoscale plasmonic near fields
M. Liebtrau, M. Sivis, A. Feist, H. Lourenço-Martins, N. Pazos-Pérez, R. A. Alvarez-Puebla, F. J. García de Abajo, A. Polman & C. Ropers, Light Sci Appl. 10, 82 (2021)

Breaking plasmonic symmetry through the asymmetric growth of gold nanorods
L. V. Melendez, S. J. Barrow, A. Liu, T. U. Connell, and D. E. Gómez, Optica 7, 1666-1672 (2020)

Photonic Nanobeam Cavities with Nanopockets for Efficient Integration of Fluorescent Nanoparticles
J. E. Fröch, S. Kim, C. Stewart, X. Xu, Ziqing Du, M. Lockrey, M. Toth, and I. Aharonovich, Nano Letters 20, 2784-2790 (2020)

Electrons Generate Self-Complementary Broadband Vortex Light Beams Using Chiral Photon Sieves
N. van Nielen, M. Hentschel, N. Schilder, H. Giessen, A. Polman, and N. Talebi, Nano Letters 20, 5975-5981 (2020)

Phase-Resolved Surface Plasmon Scattering Probed by Cathodoluminescence Holography
N. J. Schilder, H. Agrawal, E. C. Garnett, and A. Polman, ACS Photonics (2020)

Nanoscale Structural and Emission Properties within “Russian Doll”‐Type InGaN/AlGaN Quantum Wells
S. Cheng, Z. Wu, B. Langelier, X. Kong, T. Coenen, S. Hari, Y. Ra, R. T. Rashid, A. Pofelski, H. Yuan, X. Li, Z. Mi, H. Guo, G. A. Botton, Adv. Optical Mater. 2020, 2000481 (2020)
Mapping Local Surface Plasmon Modes in a Nanoplasmonic Trimer Using Cathodoluminescence in the Scanning Electron Microscope
A. C. Y. Liu, J. Lloyd, T. Coenen and D. E. Gómez, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 1-6 (2020)

Tunable plasmonic HfN nanoparticles and arrays
S. H. C. Askes, N. J. Schilder, E. Zoethout, A. Polman and E. C. Garnett, Nanoscale 11, 20252-20260 (2019)

Probing the Band Structure of Topological Silicon Photonic Lattices in the Visible Spectrum
S. Peng (彭斯颖), N. J. Schilder, X. Ni, J. van de Groep, M. L. Brongersma, A. Alù, A. B. Khanikaev, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 117401 (2019)
Spatial Resolution of Coherent Cathodoluminescence Super-Resolution Microscopy
J. Schefold, S. Meuret, N. Schilder, T. Coenen, H. Agrawal, E. C. Garnett, and A. Polman, ACS Photonics 6, 1067-1072 (2019)

Merging transformation optics with electron-driven photon sources
N. Talebi, S. Meuret, S. Guo, M. Hentschel, A. Polman, H.Giessen, and P. A. van Aken, Nature Communications 10, 599 (2019)

DNA-Assembled Plasmonic Waveguides for Nanoscale Light Propagation to a Fluorescent Nanodiamond
F. N. Gür, C. P. T. McPolin, S. Raza, M. Mayer, D. J. Roth, A. M. Steiner, M. Löffler, A. Fery, M. L. Brongersma, A. V. Zayats, T. A. F. König, and T. L. Schmidt, Nano Lett. 18, 7323-7329 (2018)

Imaging Electric and Magnetic Modes and Their Hybridization in Single and Dimer AlGaAs Nanoantennas
C. P. T. McPolin, G. Marino, A. V. Krasavin, V. Gili, L. Carletti, C. De Angelis, G. Leo, and A. V. Zayats, Adv. Optical Mater. 2018, 1800664 (2018)

Correlative electron energy loss spectroscopy and cathodoluminescence spectroscopy on three-dimensional plasmonic split ring resonators
I. C. Bicket, E. P. Bellido, S. Meuret, A. Polman, and G. A. Botton, Microscopy, 67, i40–i51 (2018)

Cathodoluminescence as a probe of the optical properties of resonant apertures in a metallic film
K. Singh, E. Panchenko, B. Nasr, A. Liu, L. Wesemann, T. J. Davis, and A. Roberts, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 9, 1491-1500 (2018)

Energy-Momentum Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy of Dielectric Nanostructures
S. Mignuzzi, M. Mota, T. Coenen, Y. Li, A. P. Mihai, P. K. Petrov, R. F. M. Oulton, S. A. Maier, and R. Sapienza, ACS Photonics 5, 1381-1387 (2018)

Cathodoluminescence for the 21st century: Learning more from light
T. Coenen and N. M. Haegel, Appl. Phys. Rev. 4, 031103 (2017)

Metasurfaces and Colloidal Suspensions Composed of 3D Chiral Si Nanoresonators
R. Verre, L. Shao, N. O. Länk, P. Karpinski, A. B. Yankovich, T. J. Antosiewicz, E. Olsson, and M. Käll, Advanced Mater. 29, 1701352 (2017)

Monocrystalline Nanopatterns Made by Nanocube Assembly and Epitaxy
B. Sciacca, A. Berkhout, B. J. M. Brenny, S. Z. Oener, A. van Huis, A. Polman, and E. C. Garnett, Adv. Mater. 29, 1701064 (2017)

Plasmonic Nanolenses: Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Hierarchical Nanoparticle Trimers and Their Response to Optical and Electron Beam Stimuli
J. A. Lloyd, S. Hock Ng, A. C. Y. Liu, Y. Zhu, W. Chao, T. Coenen, J. Etheridge, D. E. Gómez, and U. Bach, ACS Nano 11, 1604-1612 (2017)

Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Cathodoluminescence Imaging Polarimetry on Silicon Photonic Crystal Waveguides
B. J. M. Brenny, D. M. Beggs, R. E. C. van der Wel, L. Kuipers, and A. Polman, ACS Photonics 3, 2112-2121 (2016)

Femtosecond plasmon and photon wave packets excited by a high-energy electron on a metal or dielectric surface
B. J. M. Brenny, A. Polman, and F. J. García de Abajo, Phys. Rev. B 94, 155412 (2016)

Combined electron energy-loss and cathodoluminescence spectroscopy on individual and composite plasmonic nanostructures
T. Coenen, D. T. Schoen, B. J. M. Brenny, A. Polman and M. L. Brongersma, Phys. Rev. B 93, 195429 (2016)

A New Cathodoluminescence System for Nanoscale Optics, Materials Science, and Geology
T. Coenen, S. V. den Hoedt, and A. Polman, Microscopy Today 24, 12 (2016) Cover Microscopy Today

Directional emission from leaky and guided modes in GaAs nanowires measured by cathodoluminescence
B. J. M. Brenny, D. R. Abujetas, D. van Dam, J. Sánchez-Gil,  J. Gómez Rivas, and A. Polman, ACS Photon. 3, 677-684 (2016)

Surface plasmon polariton modes in coaxial metal-dielectric waveguides
M. A. van de Haar, R. Maas, B. J. M. Brenny, and A. Polman, New J. Phys. 18, 043016 (2016)

Controlling magnetic and electric dipole modes in hollow silicon nanocylinders
M. A. van de Haar, J. van de Groep, B. J. M. Brenny, and A. Polman, Opt. Express 24, 2047-2064 (2016)

Direct imaging of hybridized eigenmodes in coupled silicon nanoparticles
J. van de Groep, T. Coenen, S. A. Mann, and A. Polman, Optica 3, 93-99 (2016)

Azimuthally polarized cathodoluminescence from InP nanowires
B. J. M. Brenny, D. van Dam, C. I. Osorio, A. F. Koenderink, J. Gómez Rivas, and A. Polman, Appl. Phys Lett. 107, 201110 (2015)

Angle-resolved cathodoluminescence imaging polarimetry
C. I. Osorio, T. Coenen, B. J. M. Brenny, A. Polman, and A. F. Koenderink, ACS Photon. 3, 147-154 (2016)

Directional light extinction and emission in a metasurface of tilted plasmonic nanopillars
R. Verre, M. Svedendahl, N. Obedo Länk, Z. J. Yang, G. Zengin, T. J. Antosiewicz, and M. Käll, Nano Lett. 16, 98-104 (2016)

Nanoscale Spatial Coherent Control over the Modal Excitation of a Coupled Plasmonic Resonator System
T. Coenen, D. T. Schoen, S. A. Mann, S. R. K. Rodriguez, B. J. M. Brenny, A. Polman, and M. L. Brongersma, Nano Lett. 15, 7666-7670 (2015)

Robustness of plasmon phased array antennas to disorder
F. Bernal Arango, R. Thijssen, B. C. Brenny, T. Coenen, and A. F. Koenderink, Sci. Rep. 5, 10911 (2015)

Nanoscale optical tomography with cathodoluminescence spectroscopy
A. C. Atre, B. J. M. Brenny, T. Coenen, A. García-Extarri, A. Polman, and J. A. Dionne Nat. Nanotech. 10, 429-436 (2015) News and views, Nat. Nanotech Cover, Nat. Nanotech

Cathodoluminescence microscopy: Optical imaging and spectroscopy with deep-subwavelength resolution
T. Coenen, B. J. M. Brenny, E. J. R. Vesseur, and A. Polman, MRS Bulletin 40, 359-365 (2015)

Gallium Plasmonics: Deep Subwavelength Spectroscopic Imaging of Single and Interacting Gallium Nanoparticles
M. W. Knight, T. Coenen, Y. Yang, B. J. M. Brenny, M. Losurdo, A. S. Brown, H. O. Everitt, and A. Polman, ACS Nano 9, 2049-2060 (2015)

Optical properties of single plasmonic holes probed with electron beam excitation
T. Coenen, and A. Polman, ACS Nano 8, 7350-7358 (2014)

Quantifying coherent and incoherent cathodoluminescence in semiconductors and metals
B. J. M. Brenny, T. Coenen, and A. Polman, J. Appl. Phys. 115, 244307 (2014)

Nanoscale excitation mapping of plasmonic patch antennas
A. Motashami, T. Coenen, A. Polman and A. F. Koenderink, ACS Photon. 1, 1134-1143 (2014)

Directional emission from a single plasmonic scatterer
T. Coenen, F. Bernal Arango, A. F. Koenderink, and A. Polman, Nat. Commun. 5, 3250 (2014)

Experimental verification of n=0 structures for visible light
E. J. R. Vesseur, T. Coenen, H. Caglayan, N. Engheta, and A. Polman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 013902 (2013), PRL Editor's choice, Viewpoint in Physics 6, 1 (2013), and highlighted in Science 338, 727 (2012) and Nature 493, 143 (2013)

Resonant Mie modes of single silicon nanocavities excited by electron irradiation
T. Coenen, J. van de Groep, and A. Polman, ACS Nano 7, 1689-1698 (2013)

The Planar Parabolic Optical Antenna
D. T. Schoen, T. Coenen, F. J. García de Abajo, M. L. Brongersma, and A. Polman, Nano Lett. 13, 188-193(2012)

Deep-subwavelength imaging of the modal dispersion of light
R. Sapienza, T. Coenen, J. Renger, M. Kuttge, N. F. van Hulst, and A. Polman, Nature Mater. 11, 781-787 (2012)

Dispersive ground plane antennas core-shell type optical monopole antennas fabricated with electron beam induced deposition
H. Acar, T. Coenen, A. Polman, and L. Kuipers, ACS Nano 6, 8226-8232 (2012)

Signature of a Fano-resonance in a plasmonic meta-molecule's local density of optical states
M. Frimmer, T. Coenen, and A. F. Koenderink, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 077404 (2012)

Polarization-sensitive cathodoluminescence Fourier microscopy
T. Coenen and A. Polman, Opt. Express 20, 18679 (2012)

Deep-subwavelength spatial characterization of angular emission from single-crystal Au plasmonic ridge nanoantennas
T. Coenen, E. J. R. Vesseur, and A. Polman, ACS Nano 6, 1742-1750 (2012)

Plasmonic excitation and manipulation with an electron beam
E. J. R. Vesseur, J. Aizpurua, T. Coenen, A. Reyes-Coronado, P. E. Batson, A. Polman, MRS Bulletin 37, 752-760 (2012)

Plasmonic whispering gallery cavities as optical nanoantennas
E. J. R. Vesseur and A. Polman, Nano Lett. 11, 5524-5530 (2011)

Controlled spontaneous emission from plasmonic whispering gallery nanoantennas
E. J. R. Vesseur and A. Polman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 231112 (2011)

Angle-resolved cathodoluminescence imaging spectroscopy
T. Coenen, E. J. R. Vesseur, and A. Polman, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 143103 (2011)

Imaging of hidden modes in ultra-thin plasmonic strip antennas by cathodoluminescence
E. S. Barnard, T. Coenen, E. J. R. Vesseur, A. Polman, and M. L. Brongersma, Nano Lett. 11, 4265-4269 (2011)

Directional emission from plasmonic Yagi-Uda antennas probed by angle-resolved cathodoluminescence
T. Coenen, E. J. R. Vesseur, A. Polman, and A. F. Koenderink, Nano Lett. 11, 3779-3784 (2011)


Quartz overgrowth textures and fluid inclusion thermometry evidence for basin‐scale sedimentary recycling: An example from the Mesozoic Barents Sea Basin
B. G. Haile, L. H. Line, T. G. Klausen, S. Olaussen. C. H. Eide, J. Jahren, H. Hellevang, Basin Res, 1-14 (2021)

Hydrothermally induced diagenesis: Evidence from shallow marine-deltaic sediments, Wilhelmøya, Svalbard
B. G.Haile, U. Czarniecka, K. Xi, A. Smyrak-Sikora, J. Jahren, A. Braathen, H. Hellevang, Geoscience Frontiers 10, 629-649 (2019)

Biological CL imaging

Correlative cathodoluminescence electron microscopy bioimaging: towards single protein labelling with ultrastructural context
K. Keevend, T. Coenen, and I. K. Herrmann, Nanoscale 12, 15588-15603 (2020)

In Vivo Shaping of Inorganic Functional Devices using Microalgae
G. Santomauro, M. Stiefel, L. P. H. Jeurgens, J. Bill, Advanced Biosystems 4, (2020)

Ultrabright and Stable Luminescent Labels for Correlative Cathodoluminescence Electron Microscopy Bioimaging
K. Keevend, L. Puust, K. Kurvits, L. R. H. Gerken, F. H. L. Starsich, J.-H. Li, M. T. Matter, A. Spyrogianni, G. A. Sotiriou, M. Stiefel, I. K. Herrmann, Nano Lett. 19, 6013-6018 (2019)

Tb3+-doped LaF3nanocrystals for correlative cathodoluminescence electron microscopy imaging with nanometric resolution in focus ion beam-sectioned biological samples
K. Keevend, M. Stiefel, A. L. Neuer, M. T. Matter, A. Neels, S. Bertazzo, and I. K. Herrmann, Nanoscale 9, 4383-4387 (2017) 

Time-resolved CL imaging

Photon Statistics of Incoherent Cathodoluminescence with Continuous and Pulsed Electron Beams
M. Solà-Garcia, K. W. Mauser, M. Liebtrau, T. Coenen, S. Christiansen, S. Meuret, and A. Polman, ACS Photonics 8, 916-925 (2021)

Photon bunching reveals single-electron cathodoluminescence excitation efficiency in InGaN quantum wells
S. Meuret, T. Coenen, H. Zeijlemaker, M. Latzel, S. Christiansen, S. Conesa Boj, and A. Polman, Phys. Rev. B 96, 035308 (2017)  

Nanoscale Relative Emission Efficiency Mapping Using Cathodoluminescence g(2)Imaging
S. Meuret, T. Coenen, S. Y. Woo, Y.-H. Ra, Z. Mi, and A. Polman, Nano Lett. 18, 2288-2293 (2018)

Complementary cathodoluminescence lifetime configurations in a scanning electron microscope
S. Meuret, M. Solà Garcia, T. Coenen, E. Kieft, H. Zeijlemaker, M. Lätzel, S. Christiansen, S. Y. Woo, Y.-H. Ra, Z. Mi, and A. Polman, Ultramicroscopy 197, 28-38 (2019)

Electron-induced state conversion in diamond NV centers measured with pump-probe cathodoluminescence spectroscopy
M. Solà Garcia, S. Meuret, T. Coenen, and A. Polman, ACS Photonics 7, 232-240 (2020)

Materials science

Strain Modulation of Si Vacancy Emission from SiC Micro- and Nanoparticles
G. C. Vásquez, M. E. Bathen, A. Galeckas, C. Bazioti, K. M. Johansen, D. Maestre, A. Cremades, Ø. Prytz, A. M. Moe, A. Yu. Kuznetsov, and L. Vines, Nano Letters 20, 8689-8695 (2020)

Nano-emitting Heterostructures Violate Optical Reciprocity and Enable Efficient Photoluminescence in Halide-Segregated Methylammonium-Free Wide Bandgap Perovskites
P. Caprioglio, S. Caicedo-Dávila, T. Chien-Jen Yang, C. M. Wolff, F. Peña-Camargo, P. Fiala, B. Rech, C. Ballif, D. Abou-Ras, M. Stolterfoht, S. Albrecht, Q. Jeangros, and D. Neher, ACS Energy Lett. 6 (2021)

Electrostatic potential fluctuations and light‐soaking effects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells
A. Nikolaeva, M. Krause, N. Schäfer, W. Witte, D. Hariskos, T. Kodalle, C. A. Kaufmann, N. Barreau, D. Abou‐Ras, Prog. Photovolt. Res. Appl. 28, 919–934 (2020)

Microscopic origins of performance losses in highly efficient Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin-film solar cells
M. Krause, A. Nikolaeva, M. Maiberg, P. Jackson, D. Hariskos, W. Witte, J. A. Márquez, S. Levcenko, T. Unold, R. Scheer and D. Abou-Ras, Nat Commun. 11, 4189 (2020)

Effects of Postdeposition Annealing on the Luminescence of Mixed-Phase CsPb2Br5/CsPbBr3 Thin Films
S. Caicedo-Dávila, R. Gunder, J. A. Márquez, S. Levcenko, K. Schwarzburg, T. Unold, and D. Abou-Ras, J. Phys. Chem. 124, 19514–19521 (2020)

No Evidence for Passivation Effects of Na and K at Grain Boundaries in Polycrystalline Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films for Solar Cells
D. Abou-Ras, A. Nikolaeva, S. Caicedo Dávila, M. Krause, H. Guthrey, M. Al-Jassim, M. Morawski, R. Scheer, Sol. RRL 3, 1900095 (2019)

Spatially resolved luminescence properties of non- and semi-polar InGaN quantum wells on GaN microrods
J. Dühn, C. Tessarek, M. Schowalter, T. Coenen, B. Gerken, K. Müller-Caspari, T. Mehrtens, M. Heilmann, S. Christiansen, A. Rosenauer, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51 (2018)

Shape-preserving transformation of carbonate minerals into lead halide perovskite semiconductors based on ion exchange/insertion reactions
T. Holtus, L. Helmbrecht, H. C. Hendrikse,, I. Baglai, S. Meuret, G. W. P. Adhyaksa, E. C. Garnett and W. L. Noorduin, Nature Chemistry 10, 740-745 (2018)

Correlative Microscopy Characterization of Cesium-Lead-Bromide Thin-films
H. Funk, S. Caicedo-Davila, R. Lovrincic, C. Müller, M. Sendner, F. Lehmann, R. Gunder, A. Franz, M. Wollgarten, B. Haas, C. T. Koch, and D. Abou-Ras.(2018)

Microscopic materials properties of a high-efficiency Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cell - a case study
M. Krause, A. Nikolaeva, P. Jackson, D. Hariskos, W. Witte, D. Abou-Ras, (2018)

Fluctuations in net doping and lifetime in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells
A. Nikolaeva, M. Krause, J. Marquez, C. Hages, S. Levcenko, T. Unold, W. Witte, D. Hariskos, D., (2018)

Light Emission Intensities of Luminescent Y2O3:Eu and Gd2O3:Eu Particles of Various Sizes
J. Adam, W. Metzger, M. Koch, P. Rogin, T. Coenen, J. S. Atchison, and P. König, Nanomaterials 7, 26 (2017)

Phase Segregation Enhanced Ion Movement in Efficient Inorganic CsPbIBr2 Solar Cells
W. Li, M. U. Rothmann, A. Liu, Z. Wang, Y. Zhang, A. R. Pascoe, J. Lu, L. Jiang, Y. Chen, F. Huang, Y. Peng, Q. Bao, J. Etheridge, U. Bach, and Y.-B. Cheng, Adv. Energy Mater. 17, 1700946 (2017)

Growth and Luminescence of Polytypic InP on Epitaxial Graphene
S. Mukherjee, N. Nateghi, R. M. Jacobberger, E. Bouthillier, M. de la Mata, J. Arbiol, T. Coenen, D. Cardinal, P. Levesque, P. Desjardins, R. Martel, M. S. Arnold, O. Moutanabbir, Adv. Funct. Mater. 8, 1705592 (2018)

Efficient Green Emission from Wurtzite AlxIn1xP Nanowires
L. Gagliano, M. Kruijsse, J. D. D. Schefold, A. Belabbes, M. A. Verheijen, S. Meuret, S. Koelling, A. Polman, F. Bechstedt, J. E. M. Haverkort, and E. P. A. M. Bakkers, Nano Lett. (2018)

Optical signatures of single-ion tracks in ZnO
G. C. Vásquez, K. M. Johansen, A. Galeckas, L. Vines and B. G. Svensson, Nanoscale Adv. 2. 724-733 (2020)

Non peer-reviewed journals

Antennes bepalen waarheen en hoe snel een foton uitgezonden wordt
T. Coenen, M. Frimmer, A. Polman, and A. F. Koenderink, Ned. Tijdschrift v. Natuurkunde (Journal of the Dutch Physical Society) 78, 62-66 (2011)

Plasmonic excitation and manipulation with an electron beam
E. J. R. Vesseur, J. Aizpurua, T. Coenen, A. Reyes-Coronado, P. E. Batson, and A. Polman, MRS Bull. 37, 752-760 (2012)

Cathodoluminescence microscopy: Optical imaging and spectroscopy with deep-subwavelength resolution
T. Coenen, B. J. M. Brenny, E. J. R. Vesseur, and A. Polman, MRS Bull. 40, 359-365 (2015)

Cathodoluminescence Imaging on Sedimentary Rocks: Quartz Sandstones
T. Coenen, Delmic white paper (2016)

Complementary Cathodoluminescence and Mass Spectrometry: Australian Sapphires
J. Wong, T. Coenen, and C. Verdel, Delmic white paper (2018)

High-resolution Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy on Shocked Quartz Grains
T. Coenen and M. F. Hamers, Delmic white paper (2020)

Other CL resources
Luminescence database for geological materials
Database of refractive indices
Widgets for calculating transition radiation and surface plasmon generation in a material
Electron interaction Monte Carlo simulator
Website on PV manufacturing and analysis techniques

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