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Peter Nordlander

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
United States of America

Peter Nordlander


Prof. Peter Nordlander obtained his PhD degree in Theoretical Physics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg in Sweden in 1985. After postdoctoral positions at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights (USA), AT&T Bell Laboratories at Murray Hill (USA), and Rutgers University he joined the faculty at Rice University in 1989 and is currently Wiess Chair and Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Nanoengineering. He has been a Visiting Professor at University of Paris and at the Institute of Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and currently holds Visiting Professor positions at Peking and Wuhan Universities. 

Research Interest

Condensed Matter Theory, Electronic and Optical Properties of Nanoparticles, Electron Transfer and Transport in Nanostructures, Nanooptics, Nanophotonics, Plasmonics


  • Sobhani A, Manjavacas A, Noedlandar P (2015) Pronounced linewidth narrowing of an aluminum nanoparticle plasmon resonance by interaction with an aluminum film. Nano Lett 15: 6946-6951.

  • Lauchner A, Schlather AE (2015) Molecular Plasmonics. Nano Lett 15: 6208.

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