Contact details

Light, nanomaterials, nanotechnologies (L2n) Troyes Technological University & CNRS EMR 7004 12 rue Marie Curie - CS 42060 - 10004 Troyes Cedex France


  • Since 2012 Assistant Professor (Enseignant Chercheur) at Université de Technologie de Troyes (UTT)
    Research thematics: aluminum plasmonics, plasmon-assisted photoluminescence (ZnO), nanospectroscopy and nanofabrication
  • 2010-2012 Post-doctoral fellow at Université de Technologie de Troyes (UTT)
    Research subject: « hybrid plasmonic-photonic nanosensors for highly sensitive chemical detection »


  • 2009 PhD in physics, Université de Lorraine, Metz (thesis advisor : A. Ougazzaden).
  • 2005 Master degree (DEA) in Physics (“Plasmas, Optoelectronics and Micro-Systems"), Université de Lorraine, Metz, France

Teaching activities

  • TNOP: optical technologies (undergraduate)
  • PHYS12: Electricity & Magnetism (undergraduate)
  • QX01: Introduction to Quantum Information and its Associated Technologies (all level).
  • MA14: Semiconductor materials (undergraduate)
  • QO01: Quantum optics and nano-optics (master level)

Research topics

  • Aluminum nanoplasmonics link
  • Plasmon-assisted ZnO luminescence
  • Nano-fabrication and spectrocopy at the nanoscale
Significant publications
  • Aluminum Cayley trees as scalable, broadband, multiresonant optical antennas. Thomas Simon, Xiaoyan Li, Jérôme Martin, Dmitry Khlopin, Odile Stéphan, Mathieu Kociak, Davy Gérard. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 119 (4),
  • Band-edge emission enhancement in sputtered ZnO thin films with ultraviolet surface lattice resonances. Thomas Simon, Sergei Kostcheev, Anna Rumyantseva, Jérémie Béal, Davy Gérard, Jérôme Martin. J. Appl. Phys. 130 (22), 223103 (2021). link
  • Surface roughness and substrate induced symmetry-breaking: influence on the plasmonic properties of aluminum nanostructure arrays, Feiei Zhang, Jérôme Plain, Davy Gérard, Jérôme Martin. Nanoscale 13 (3), 1915-1926 (2021). link
  • Evidence of the retardation effect on the plasmonic resonances of aluminum nanodisks in the symmetric/asymmetric environment. Feifei Zhang, Jérôme Martin, S Shunsuke Murai, Pierre-Michel Adam, Jérôme Plain, KKatsuhisa Tanaka. Opt. Express 29 (10), 14799-14814 (2021). link
  • Influence of order-to-disorder transitions on the optical properties of the aluminum plasmonic metasurface. Feifei Zhang, Feng Tang, Xiaolun Xu, Pierre-Michel Adam, Jérôme Martin, Jérôme Plain. Nanoscale 12 (45), 23173-23182 (2020). link
  • Detecting a zeptogram of pyridine with a hybrid plasmonic–photonic nanosensor. Julien Proust, Jérôme Martin, Davy Gérard, Jean-Louis Bijeon, Jérôme Plain. ACS sens. 4 (3), 586-594 (2019). link
  • Local field enhancement and thermoplasmonics in multimodal aluminum structures. Peter R Wiecha, Marie-Maxime Mennemanteuil, Dmitry Khlopin, Jérôme Martin, Arnaud Arbouet, Davy Gérard, Alexandre Bouhelier, Jérôme Plain, Aurélien Cuche. Phys. Rev. B 96 (3), 035440 (2017). link
  • Luminescence and ellipsometry investigations of annealing effects on nano-granular ZnO. Mickaël Gilliot, Aomar Hadjadj, Jérôme Martin. J. Lumin. 192, 25-32 (2017). link
  • Plasmonic Breathing and Edge Modes in Aluminum Nanotriangles. Alfredo Campos, Arnaud Arbouet, Jérôme Martin, Davy Gérard, Julien Proust, Jérôme Plain, Mathieu Kociak. ACS Photonics 4 (5), 1257–1263 (2017). link
  • Lattice modes and plasmonic linewidth engineering in gold and aluminum nanoparticle arrays. Dmitry Khlopin, Frédéric Laux, William P Wardley, Jérôme Martin, Gregory A Wurtz, Jérôme Plain, Nicolas Bonod, Anatoly V Zayats, Wayne Dickson, Davy Gérard. J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 34 (3), 691-700 (2017). link
  • Investigation of the correlation between dielectric function, thickness and morphology of nano-granular ZnO very thin films. Mickaël Gilliot, Aomar Hadjadj, Jérôme Martin. Thin Solid Films 597, 65-69 (2015). link
  • Fabrication of aluminium nanostructures for plasmonics. Jérôme Martin, Jérôme Plain. J. Phys. D : Appl. Phys. 48 (18), 184002 (2015). link
  • High-resolution imaging and spectroscopy of multipolar plasmonic resonances in aluminum nanoantennas. Jérôme Martin, Mathieu Kociak, Zackaria Mahfoud, Julien Proust, Davy Gérard, Jérôme Plain. Nano lett. 14 (10), 5517-5523 (2014). link
  • Localized surface plasmon resonances in the ultraviolet from large scale nanostructured aluminum films. Jérôme Martin, Julien Proust, Davy Gérard, Jérôme Plain. Opt. Mater. Express 3 (7), 954-959 (2013). link