«Sub nanosecond coherent optical manipulation of a single aromatic molecule at cryogenic temperature» 
Q. Deplano, P. Tamarat, B. Lounis and J.-B. Trebbia,
AVS Quantum Sci. 5, 041402 (2023)


«Revealing the Band-Edge Exciton Fine Structure of Single InP Nanocrystals» 
E. Prin, C. Xia, Y.-H. Won, E. Jang, S. V. Goupalov, P. Tamarat, and B. Lounis,
Nano Lett., 23, 13, 6067–6072 (2023), 23, 13, 6067–6072 (2023)


«High-resolution optical imaging of single magnetic flux quanta with a solid immersion lens» 
S. Thakur, P. Tamarat, A. Rochet, J. Birk, I. S. Veshchunov, M.Bezard, A. I. Buzdin, J.-B. Trebbia, and B. Lounis,
Opt. Express 31, 24194-24202 (2023)


"Universal scaling laws for charge-carrier interactions with quantum confinement in lead-halide perovskites"
P. Tamarat, E. Prin, Y. Berezovska, A. Moskalenko, T. P. T. Nguyen, C. Xia, L. Hou, J.-B. Trebbia, M. Zacharias, L. Pedesseau, C. Katan, M. I. Bodnarchuk, M. V. Kovalenko, J. Even, and B. Lounis,
Nature Communications 14, 229 (2023).


«Tailoring the superradiant and subradiant nature of two coherently coupled quantum emitters. » 
J.B. Trebbia, Q. Deplano, P. Tamarat, and B. Lounis
Nat Commun 13, 2962 (2022) 13, 2962 (2022)


«All-optical generation of Abrikosov vortices by the inverse Faraday effect» 
V.D. Plastovets, I.D. Tokman, B. Lounis, A.S. Melnickov, A.I Buzdin
Physical Review B 106, (2022).


«Toward the Light-Operated Superconducting Devices: Circularly Polarized Radiation Manipulates the Current-Carrying States in Superconducting Rings. » 
M. D. Croitoru, S. V. Mironov, B. Lounis, B, A.I. Buzdin
Advanced Quantum Technologies 5, (2022).


«Single-walled carbon nanotube reptation dynamics in submicron sized pores from randomly packed mono-sized colloids » 
Z. Tang, S. L. Eichmann, B. Lounis, L. Cognet, F. C. MacKintosh, and M. Pasquali,
Soft Matter 18, 5509 (2022).


«Influence of a nonuniform thermal quench and circular polarized radiation on spontaneous current generation in superconducting rings«
M. D. Croitoru, B. Lounis, and A. I. Buzdin,
Physical Review B 105, (2022).





« Revealing the exciton fine structure in lead halide perovskite nanocrystals. » 
Lei Hou, Philippe Tamarat, and Brahim Lounis
Nanomaterials 2021, 11(4), 1058


 « Inverse Faraday Effect for Superconducting Condensates » 
S.V. Mironov, A.S. Mel’nikov, I.D. Tokman, V. Vadimov, B. Lounis, A.I. Buzdin
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 137002 (2021)


 « Tailoring the degree of entanglement of two coherently coupled quantum emitters » 
J.-B. Trebbia, Q. Deplano, P. Tamarat and B. Lounis
arXiv:2109.10584 (2021)


 « Unraveling the Emission Pathways in Copper Indium Sulfide Quantum Dots. » 
C. Xia, P. Tamarat, L. Hou, S. Busatto, J.D. Meeldijk, C. de Mello Donega and B. Lounis
ACS Nano 15, 17573–17581 (2021)


« Memories in the photoluminescence intermittency of single cesium lead bromide nanocrystals. » 
Lei Hou, Chen Zhao, Xi Yuan, Jialong Zhao, Franziska Krieg, Philippe Tamarat, Maksym V Kovalenko, Chunlei Guo and Brahim Lounis
Nanoscale 12 (12), 6795-6802 (2020)


« Two-level system as topological actuator for nanomechanical modes. » 
C. Dutreix, R. Avriller, B. Lounis, and F. Pistolesi
Phys. Rev. Research 2, 023268 (2020)


« Nonlinear optics of optomagnetics: Quantum and classical treatments. » 
A. Hamed Majedi and Brahim Lounis
Phys. Rev. B 102, 214401 (2020)


« The dark exciton ground state promotes photon-pair emission in individual perovskite nanocrystals. » 
Philippe Tamarat, Lei Hou, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia, Abhishek Swarnkar, Louis Biadala, Yann Louyer, Maryna I. Bodnarchuk, Maksym V. Kovalenko, Jacky Even and Brahim Lounis
Nature Communications volume 11, 6001 (2020)


« On-Demand Optical Generation of Single Flux Quanta. » 
Antonine Rochet, Vasiliy Vadimov, William Magrini, Siddharatha Thakur, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia, Alexander Melnikov, Alexander Buzdin, Philippe Tamarat, and Brahim Lounis
Nano Lett. 2020, 20, 9, 6488–6493 (2020)



« 3D optical nanoscopy with excited state saturation at liquid helium temperatures. » 
 J.-B. Trebbia, R. Baby, P. Tamarat, and B. Lounis 
« Spectroscopic signatures of spin-orbit coupling and free excitons in individual suspended carbon nanotubes. » 
M. Gandil, K. Matsuda, B. Lounis and P. Tamarat
« The ground exciton state of formamidinium lead bromide perovskite nanocrystals is a singlet dark state. » 
P. Tamarat, M. I. Bodnarchuk, J.-B. Trebbia, J. Even, M. V. Kovalenko and B. Lounis 
« In-situ creation and control of Josephson junctions with a laser beam  » 
W. Magrini, S. V. Mironov, A. Rochet, P. Tamarat, A. I. Buzdin, and B. Lounis 
« Self-Interference (SELFI) Microscopy for Live Super-Resolution Imaging and Single Particle Tracking in 3D » 
J. Linares-Loyez, J.S. Ferreira, O. Rossier, B. Lounis, G. Giannone, L. Groc , L. Cognet, P. Bon 


« Unraveling exciton-phonon coupling in individual FAPbI3 nanocrystals emitting near-infrared single photons » 
M. Fu, Ph. Tamarat, J.-B. Trebbia, M. I. Bodnarchuk, M. V. Kovalenko, J. even and B. Lounis
« Chemical Cutting of Perovskite Nanowires into Single-Photon Emissive Low-aspect Ratio CsPbX3 (X= Cl, Br & I) Nanorods» 

L. Polavarapu, Y. Tong, M. Fu, E. Bladt, H. Huang, A. Richter, K. Wang, P. Muller-Buschbaum, S. Bals, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis and J. Feldmann
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 16094

« Ultrashort Carbon Nanotubes That Fluoresce Brightly in the Near-Infrared » 
N. Danné, M. Kim, A. G. Godin, H. Kwon, Z. Gao, X. Wu, N. F. Hartmann, S. K. Doorn, B. Lounis, YH Wang and L. Cognet
« Self-interference 3D super-resolution microscopy for deep tissue investigations » 
P. Bon, J. Linares-Loyez, M. Feyeux, K. Alessandri, B. Lounis, P. Nassoy and L. Cognet
« Comparative Analysis of Photoluminescence and Upconversion Emission from Individual Carbon Nanotubes for Bioimaging Applications » 
N. Danné, A. G. Godin, Z. Gao, J. A. Varela, L. Groc, B. Lounis and L. Cognet


« Anomalous Josephson effect controlled by an Abrikosov vortex » 
S. V. Mironov, E. Goldobin, D. Koelle, R. Kleiner, P. Tamarat, B. Lounis and A. I. Buzdin
« Evaluation of Different Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Surface Coatings for Single-Particle Tracking Applications in Biological Environments »

Z. Gao, N. Danné, A. G. Godin, B. Lounis and L. Cognet
Nanomaterials 7(11) (2017) 393

« A solid state source of photon triplets based on quantum dot molecules »

M. Khoshnegar, T.  Huber, A. Predojevic, D.  Dalacu, M. Prilmuller, J. Lapointe, X.H.  Wu, P. Tamarat, B. Lounis, P. Poole, G. Weihs and H. Majedi
Nature communications 8 (2017) 15716

« Neutral and Charged Exciton Fine Structure in Single Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals Revealed by Magneto-optical Spectroscopy »
M. Fu, Ph. Tamarat, H. Huang, J. even, A. I. Rogach and B. Lounis
« Direct visualization of carbon nanotube degradation in primary cells by photothermal imaging »
J. Russier, L. Oudjedi, M. Piponnier, C. Bussy, M. Prato, K. Kostarelos, B. Lounis, A. Bianco and L. Cognet
« Single-nanotube tracking reveals the nanoscale organization of the extracellular space in the live brain »
A. G. Godin, J. A. Varela, Z. Gao, N. Danné, J. P. Dupuis, B. Lounis, L. Groc and L. Cognet
Nat. Nanotechnol. 12 (2017) 238-243
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« Small gold nanorods with tunable absorption for photothermal microscopy in cells »
E. S. Shibu, N. Varkentina, L. Cognet and B. Lounis
Adv. Sci. 4 (2017) 1600280​


« Optical Manipulation of Single Flux Quanta » 
Ivan S. Veshchunov, William Magrini,  Sergei V Mironov, Antoine G Godin, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia, Alexandre I. Buzdin, Philippe Tamarat and Brahim Lounis
« Carrier Multiplication in a Single Semiconductor Nanocrystal »
F. Hu, B. Lv, C. Yin, C. Zhang, X. Wang, B. Lounis and M. Xiao
« Targeting neurotransmitter receptors with nanoparticles in vivo allows single molecule tracking in acute brain slices »
J. A. Varela, J. P. Dupuis, L. Etchepare, A. Espana, L. Cognet and L. Groc
« The effects of electronic impurities and electron-hole recombination dynamics on large-grain organic-inorganic perovskite photovoltaic efficiencies »
J-C. Blancon, W. Nie, A.J. Neukirch, G. Gupta, S. Tretiak, L. Cognet, A. D. Mohite and J.J. Crochet 
Adv. Mat 26 (2016) 4283-4292
« Innovative molecular-based fluorescent nanoparticles for multicolor single particle tracking in cells »
J. Daniel, A. G. Godin, M. Palayret, B. Lounis, L. Cognet and M. Blanchard-Desce
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49 (2016) 084002

« Toward the Suppression of Cellular Toxicity from Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes  »
Z. Gao, J.A. Varela, L. Groc, B. Lounis and L. Cognet
Biomater. Sci. 4 (2016) 230-244 


« Polarization Effects in Lattice-STED Microscopy » 
B. Yang, F. Chia-Yi, H.-C. Chang, F .Treussart, J.-B. Trebbia and B. Lounis
Faraday Discussions  184 (2015) 37-49
« The 2015 Super-Resolution Microscopy Roadmap »
S. W. Hell, S.J. Sahl, M. Bates,  X. Zhuang, R. Heintzmann, M.J Booth, J. Bewersdorf, G. Shtengel, H. Hess, P. Tinnefeld, A. Honigmann, S. Jakobs, I. Testa, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, H. Ewers, S.J. Davis, C. Eggeling, D. Klenerman, K.I. Willig, G. Vicidomini, M. Castello, A. Diaspro, T. Cordes
J. App. Phys. D 48 (2015) 443001

« Optical detection of individual ultra-short carbon nanotubes enables their length characterization down to 10 nm »
Z. Gao, L. Oudjedi, R. Faes, F. Moroté, C. Jaillet, P. Poulin, B. Lounis, and L. Cognet
Sci. Rep. 5 (2015) 17093

« Single molecule imaging in live cell using gold nanoparticles »
C. Leduc, S. Si, J. Gautier, Z. Gao, E. S. Shibu, A. Gautreau, G. Giannone, L. Cognet and B. Lounis
Methods in Cell Biology 125 (2015) 13-25

« Optical Nanoscopy with Excited State Saturation at Liquid Helium Temperatures »
Bin Yang, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia, Reenu Baby, Philippe Tamarat and Brahim Lounis
Nature Photonics 9 (2015) 658-662

« Direct Evidence of Flexomagnetoelectric Effect Revealed by Single Molecule Spectroscopy »
Ivan S Veshchunov, Sergei V Mironov, William Magrini, Vasili S Stolyarov, AN Rossolenko, VA Skidanov, J-B Trebbia, Alexandre I Buzdin, Ph Tamarat, Brahim Lounis
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2015) 027601


« Tailoring the Exciton Fine Structure of Cadmium Selenide Nanocrystals with Shape Anisotropy and Magnetic Field »
Chiara Sinito, Mark J. Fernée, Serguei V. Goupalov, Paul Mulvaney, Philippe Tamarat and Brahim Lounis
ACS Nano, 8 (2014) 11651-11656

« Nonlinear Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanotubes with Localized Exciton States »
M. Iwamura, N. Akizuki, Y. Miyauchi, S. Mouri, J. Shaver, Z. Gao, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, and K. Matsuda
ACS Nano, 8 (2014) 11254-11260

« Super-resolution Microscopy Approaches for Live Cell Imaging »
A. Godin, B. Lounis, L. Cognet
Biophys. J., 107 (2014) 1777-1784

« State selective pumping reveals spin-relaxation pathways in CdSe quantum dots »
Mark J. Fernée; Chiara Sinito; Philippe Tamarat; Brahim Lounis
Nano Lett., 2014, 14 (8), pp 4480–4485

« The optical phonon spectrum of CdSe colloidal quantum dots »
Mark J. Fernée, Chiara Sinito, Paul Mulvaney, Philippe Tamarat and Brahim Lounis
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16, 16957-16961

« Large parallelization of STED nanoscopy using optical lattices »
Bin Yang, Frédéric Przybilla, Michael Mestre, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia and Brahim Lounis
Optics Express, 2014, 22 (5), pp. 5581-5589

« Advances in live-cell single-particle tracking and dynamic super-resolution imaging »
L. Cognet, C. Leduc andd B. Lounis
Current Opinion in Chemical Biology20 (2014) 78-85

« Photothermal microscopy: optical detection of small absorbers in scattering environments »
P. Vermeulen, L. Cognet, B. Lounis
J. Microscopy 254, 3 (2014) 115

« Hyper-bright Near-Infrared Emitting Fluorescent Organic Nanoparticles for Single Particle Tracking »
E. Genin, Z. Gao, J. A. Varela, J. Daniel, T. Bsaibess, I. Gosse, L. Groc, L. Cognet, M. Blanchard-Desce
Adv. Mat 26 (2014) 2258-2261

« Tracking receptors using individual fluorescent and nonfluorescent nanolabels »
Laurent Cognet, Brahim Lounis, Daniel Choquet
Cold Spring Harbor protocols , 2014, 2(207)

« Spectroscopy of single nanocrystals »
M. J. Fernée, Ph. Tamarat and B. Lounis
Chem. Soc. Rev. 43, 4 (2014) 1311


« The ultimate limit to the emission linewidth of single nanocrystals » 
M. J. Fernée, Ch. Sinito, Y. Louyer, Ph. Tamarat and B. Lounis
« Identification and super-resolution imaging of ligand-activated receptor dimers in live cells  » 
P. Winckler, L. Lartigues, G.Gianonne, F. De Giorgi, F. Ichas, J-B. Sibarita, B. Lounis and L. Cognet 
«  A Metrological investigation of the (6, 5) carbon nanotube absorption cross section » 
 L. Oudjedi, A.N.G. Parra-Vasquez, A. G.  Godin L. Cognet, and B. Lounis
« Bi exciton, single carrier and trion generation dynamics in single walled carbon nanotubes » 
B. Yuma, S. Berciaud, J. Besbas, J. Shaver, S. Santos, G. Ghosh, RB Weisman, L. Cognet, M. Gallart, M. Ziegler, B. Hönerlage. B. Lounis and P. Gilliot
« A highly specific gold nanoprobe for live-cell single-molecule imaging. » 
C. Leduc, S. Si, J. Gautier, M.  Soto-Ribeiro, B. Wehrle-Haller, A. Gautreau, G. Giannone, L. Cognet, and B. Lounis

«  Cryogenic Single Nanocrystal Spectroscopy: Reading the Spectral Fingerprint of Individual CdSe Quantum Dots. »
M. J. Fernée, Ph. Tamarat & B. Lounis
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 4(2013)609-618

« Single Molecule Detection of Nanomechanical motion. »
V. Puller, B. Lounis & F. Pistolesi
Phys. Rev. Lett.  110 (2013) 125501
 « Mechanism of Electrolyte-Induced Brightening in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Disorder. »
J.G. Duque, L. Oudjedi, J. J. Crochet, , S. Tretiak, B. Lounis, S.K Doorn and L. Cognet
« High content Super-Resolution Imaging of Live Cell by uPAINT. »
G. Giannone, E. Hosy, JB. Sibarita, D. Choquet and L. Cognet


«  Magneto-optical properties of trions in non-blinking charged nanocrystals reveal an acoustic phonon bottleneck. »   
M. J. Fernée, Ch. Sinito, Y. Louyer, Ch. Potzner, T.-L. Nguyen, P. Mulvaney, Ph. Tamarat & B. Lounis 
Nature communications 3 (2012) 1287

«  Comment on "Spin-Flip Limited Exciton Dephasing in CdSe/ZnS Colloidal Quantum Dots. »   
M. J. Fernée,  Y. Louyer, Ph. Tamarat & B. Lounis
« Integrins β1 and β3 exhibit distinct dynamic nanoscale organizations inside focal adhesions. »

O. Rossier, V. Octeau, J.B.  Sibarita, C. Leduc, B. Tessier, D. Nair,  V. Gatterdam, O. Destaing, C. Albigès-Rizo, R. Tampé, L. Cognet, D. Choquet, B. Lounis  & G. Giannone
Nature Cell Biology 14 (2012) 1057-1067

« Spontaneous Spectral Diffusion in CdSe Quantum Dots. »
M. J. Fernée, T. Plakhotnik, Y. Louyer, B. N. Littleton, C. Potzner, Ph. Tamarat, P. Mulvaney & B. Lounis
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 12(2012) 1716-1720

« Transport of Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 in the Pericellular Matrix Is Controlled by the Spatial Distribution of Its Binding Sites in Heparan Sulfate. »
L. Dushesne, V. Octeau, R. N. Bearon, A. Beckett, I. A. Prior, B. Lounis & D. J. Fernig
« Disorder Limited Exciton Transport in Colloidal Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes.»
 J. J. Crochet, J.G. Duque, J.R. Werner, B. Lounis, L. Cognet and S.K Doorn
 Nano Letters 12, 10 (2012) 5091
« Nanoscale Thermotropic Phase Transitions Enhancing Photothermal Microscopy Signals. »
 A.N.G. Parra-Vasquez, L. Oudjedi, L. Cognet and B. Lounis
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 10 (2012) 1400
Featured article
« Luminescence Properties of Individual Empty and Water-Filled Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. »
 S. Cambré, S.Santos, W. Wenseleers, R.T. Nugraha, R. Saito, L. Cognet and B. Lounis
ACS Nano 6, 3, (2012) 2649

« Short Gold Nanorod Growth Revisited: The Critical Role of the Bromide Counterion. »   
S. Si, C. Leduc, M.-H. Delville and B. Lounis
ChemPhysChem 13,  1 (2012) 193-202


« All-optical trion generation in single walled carbon nanotubes. »
S.Santos, B. Yuma, S. Berciaud, J. Shaver, M. Gallart, P. Gilliot, L. Cognet and B. Lounis
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 (2011) 187401
« Efficient biexcition emission in elongated CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals. »
Y. Louyer, L. Biadala, J.-B. Trebbia, M.J Fernée, P. Tamarat and B. Lounis
« A New Route to Fluorescent SWNT/Silica Nanocomposites: Balancing Fluorescence Intensity and Environmental Sensitivity. »
J.G. Duque, G. Gupta, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, S.K. Doorn, and A.M Dattelbaum
« Quantum yield optimized fluorophores for site-specific labeling and super-resolution imaging. »
C. Grunwald, K. Schulze, G. Giannone, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, D. Choquet, R. Tampé
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2011), 133, 21, 8090–8093
« Direct Investigation of Intracellular Presence of Gold Nanoparticles via Photothermal Heterodyne Imaging. »
C. Leduc, J.M. Jung, R.R. Carney, F. Stellacci and B. Lounis
« Tracking receptors using Individual fluorescent and non fluorescent nano labels. »
L. Cognet, B. Lounis, D. Choquet
(Yuste R, F. Helmchen and Konnerth A, eds.) Cold Spring Harbor Lab Press : Cold Spring Harbor, NY, chap. 1. 2011 


« Brownian Motion of Stiff Filaments in a Crowded Environment.»
N. Fakhri, FC. MacKintosh, B. Lounis, L. Cognet L, M. Pasquali,
Science 330, (2010), 1804-1807
« Indistinguishable near-infrared single photons from an individual organic molecule . »
J.-B. Trebbia, Ph. Tamarat and B. Lounis

Phys. Rev. A. , 82 (2010) 063803

« Band-edge exciton fine structure of single CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals under external magnetic fields. »
L. Biadala, Y. Louyer, Ph. Tamarat and B. Lounis

Phys. Rev. Lett. , 105 (2010) 157402

« Collective behavior of antagonistically acting kinesin-1 motors. »
C. Leduc, N. Pavin, F. Jülicher, S. Diez

Phys. Rev. Lett. , 105 (2010) 128103

« Dynamic super-resolution imaging of endogenous proteins on living cells at ultra-high density. »
G. Giannone, E. Hosy, F. Levet, A. Constals, K. Schulze, A.I. Sobolevsky, M.P. Rosconi, E. Gouaux, R. Tampé, D. Choquet and L. Cognet

Biophys. J., 99 , 4 (2010) 1303-1310, Featured Article

« Studying kinesin motors by optical 3D-nanometry in gliding motility assays. »
B. Nitzsche, V. Bormuth, C. Bräuer, J. Howard, L. Ionov, J. Kerssemakers, T. Korten, C. Leduc, F. Ruhnow, S. Diez

Methods Cell Biol, 95 (2010) 247-271

« Mechanism of membrane nanotube formation by molecular motors. »
C. Leduc, O. Campàs, JF Joanny, J. Prost, P. Bassereau

Biochim Biophys Acta. , 17987 (2010) 1418-1426

« Mono- and Biexponential Luminescence Decays of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. »
T. Gokus, L. Cognet, J. G. Duque, M. Pasquali, A. Hartschuh and B. Lounis

J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 33 (2010) 14025

« Spectroscopy of neutral and charged exciton states in single CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals. »
Y. Louyer, L. Biadala, Ph. Tamarat and B. Lounis

Appl. Phys. Lett. , 96 (2010) 203111

« Diameter-Dependent Solubility of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. »
J.G. Duque, A.N.G. Parra-Vasquez, N. Behabtu, M.J. Green, A.L. Higginbotham, B.K. Price, A.D. Leonard, H.K. Schmidt, B. Lounis, J.M. Tour, S.K. Doorn, L. Cognet and M. Pasquali

ACS Nano, 4 , 6 (2010) 3063–3072


« Efficient generation of near infra-red single photons from the zero-phonon line of a single molecule. »
J.-B. Trebbia, H. Ruf, Ph. Tamarat, and B. Lounis

Optics Express, 17 , 26 (2009) 23986–23991

« Cathepsin L Digestion of Nanobioconjugates upon Endocytosis. »
V. See, P. Free, Y. Cesbron, P. Nativo, U. Shaheen, D.J. Rigden, D.G. Spiller, D.G. Fernig, M.R.H. White, I.A. Prior, M. Brust, B. Lounis and R. Lévy

ACS Nano, 3, 9 (2009) 2461-2468

« Kinesin-8 Motors Act Cooperatively to Mediate Length-Dependent Microtubule Depolymerization . »
V. Varga, C. Leduc, V. Bormuth, S. Diez and J. Howard

Cell, 138 , 6 (2009) 1174

« Environmental and Synthesis Dependent Luminescence Properties of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. »
J. Duque, M. Pasquali, L. Cognet, B. Lounis

ACS Nano, 3, 8 (2009) 2153-2156

« Diameter-dependent bending dynamics of single-walled carbon nanotubes in liquids. »
N. Fakhri, D.A. Tsyboulski, L. Cognet, R.B Weisman, M. Pasquali

PNAS, 106 (34), (2009) 14219-14223

« Direct observation of the two lowest energy exciton states in single CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals. »
L. Biadala, Y. Louyer, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis

Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 037404 (2009)

« Endocytic Trafficking and Recycling Maintain a Pool of Mobile Surface AMPA Receptors Required for Synaptic Potentiation. »
E.M. Petrini, J. Lu, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, M. D. Ehlers, and D. Choquet

Neuron, 63, 1 (2009) 92-105

« In vivo therapeutic silencing of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha (HIF-1α) using single-walled carbon nanotubes noncovalently coated with siRNA. »
G. Bartholomeusz, P. Cherukuri, J. Kingston, L. Cognet, R. Lemos Jr., T. K. Leeuw, L. Gumbiner-Russo, R. B. Weisman, and G. Powis

Nano Res., 2, (2009) 279-291

« Photothermal Absorption Correlation Spectroscopy (PhACS). »
V. Octeau, L. Cognet, L. Duschene, D. Lasne, N. Schaeffer, D.G. Fernig and B. Lounis

ACS Nano, 3 (2009) 345-350

« The excitatory post-synaptic density is a size exclusion diffusive environment. »
M.L Renner, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, A. Triller & D. Choquet


« Luminescence Decay and the Absorption Cross Section of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. »
S. Berciaud, L. Cognet and B. Lounis

Phys. Rev. Lett., 101 (2008) 077402

« Velocity profiles of water flowing past solid glass surfaces using fluorescent nanoparticles and molecules as velocity probes. »
D. Lasne, A. Maali, Y. Amarouchene, L. Cognet, B. Lounis, and H. Kellay
« Surface mobility of postsynaptic AMPARs tunes synaptic transmission. »
M. Heine, L. Groc, R. Frischknecht, JC. Béïque, B. Lounis, G. Rumbaugh, RL. Huganir, L. Cognet, D. Choquet
« Probing the Dynamics of Protein-Protein Interactions at Neuronal Contacts by Optical Imaging. »
O. Thoumine, H. Ewers, M. Heine, L. Groc, R. Frischknecht, G. Giannone, C. Poujol, P. Legros, B. Lounis, L. Cognet, D. Choquet.
« Ultra-sensitive detection of individual gold nanoparticles : spectroscopy and applications to biology. »
L. Cognet , B. Lounis

Gold Bull., 41, (2008) 139-146

« Photothermal Methods for Single Nonluminescent Nano-Objects »
L. Cognet, S. Berciaud, D. Lasne & B. Lounis
Feature article, From the cover
« Sub-diffraction Far-field Imaging of Luminescent Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes »
L. Cognet, D. Tsyboulski, and R.B. Weisman
« Stable Luminescence from Individual Carbon Nanotubes in Acidic, Basic and Biological Environments »
J.G. Duque, L. Cognet, A.N.G. Parra-Vasquez, N. Nicholas, H.K. Schmidt and M. Pasquali


« A robust single-molecule approach for counting autofluorescent proteins »
L. Cognet, C. Tardin, M-L. Martin Négrier, C. Breillat, F. Coussen, D. Choquet, B. Lounis
« Drag Enhancement with Polymers »
JN. François, D. Lasne, Y. Amarouchene, B. Lounis, and H. Kellay


« Non-Invasive Radiofrequency Thermal Destruction of Cancer Cells Using Carbon Nanotubes »
C.J. Gannon, P. Cherukuri, B.I. Yakobson, L. Cognet, C. Kittrell, M. Pasquali, R.B. Weisman, J.S. Kanzius, R.E. Smalley, H.K. Schmidt, S.A. Curley
« Surface Trafficking of Neurotransmitter Receptor : Comparison between Single Molecule/Quantum dot Strategies »
L. Groc, M. Lafourcade, M.Heine, M. Renner, V. Racine, J.-B. Sibarita, B. Lounis, D. Choquet & L. Cognet
« Label-free optical imaging of mitochondria in live cells »
D. Lasne, G.A. Blab, Francesca De Giorgi, François Ichas, B. Lounis & L. Cognet
« Structure-Dependent Fluorescence Efficiencies of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes »
D. Tsyboulski, JD. Rocha, S.M. Bachilo, L. Cognet and RB. Weisman
« Stepwise Quenching of Exciton Fluorescence in Carbon Nanotubes by Single-Molecule Reactions »
L. Cognet, D. A. Tsyboulski, J-D. R. Rocha, C.D. Doyle, J.M. Tour, R.B. Weisman
« Single molecule spectroscopy as a possible tool to study the electric field in superconductors. »
M. Fauré, B. Lounis and A. Buzdin
« Laser induced resonance shifts of single molecules self-coupled by a metallic surface. »
O. Labeau, P. Tamarat, H. Courtois, GS. Agarwal, & B. Lounis.
« Absorption Spectroscopy of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. »
S. Berciaud, L. Cognet, P. Poulin, R. B. Weisman & B. Lounis


« NMDA receptor surface mobility depends on NR2A-2B subunits. »
L. Groc, M. Heine, S.L. Cousins, F. A. Stephenson, B. Lounis, L. Cognet, and D. Choquet

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 103, 49 (2006) 18769-74

«Single Nanoparticle Photothermal Tracking (SNaPT) of 5 nm gold beads in live cells. »
D. Lasne, G.A. Blab, S. Berciaud, M. Heine, L. Groc, D. Choquet, L. Cognet & B. Lounis

Biophys. J, 91 (2006) 4598-4604

« Absorption and Scattering Microscopy of Single Metal Nanoparticles. »
M.A. van Dijk, A.L. Tchebotareva, M. Orrit, M. Lippitz, S. Berciaud, D. Lasne, L. Cognet & B. Lounis
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 8, 30, (2006) 3486-95

« High resolution resonant photoluminescence excitation of CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals at low temperatures. »
O. Labeau, P. Tamarat, & B. Lounis

 Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, (2006) 223110.Selected by the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology (June 12, 2006 issue)

« Multiple Routes for Glutamate Receptor Trafficking : Surface Diffusion and Membrane Traffic Cooperate to Bring Receptors to Synapses. »
L. Cognet, L. Groc, B. Lounis & D. Choquet
« Absorption spectroscopy of individual nano-objects and improved readout of DNA microarrays using photothermal detection. »
S. Berciaud, L. Cognet, G.A. Blab, D. Lasne, J. Remacle, P. Tamarat, and B. Lounis

 Proc. SPIE 6092 (2006) Editors : J. Enderlein, Z.K. Gryczynski,

« Single molecule, CdSe/ZnS quantum dots and gold nanoparticle tracking in live neurons. »
D. Lasne, L. Cognet, S. Berciaud, G. A. Blab, L. Groc, M.Heine, D. Choquet and B. Lounis

Proc. SPIE 6096 ,(2006) Editors : M. Osinski, K. Yamamoto, T.M. Jovin

« Photothermal heterodyne imaging of individual metallic nanoparticles : Theory versus experiment. »
S. Berciaud, D. Lasne, G.A. Blab, L. Cognet & B. Lounis

 Phys.Rev. B 73 (2006) 045424

« Optical readout of gold nanoparticles-based DNA microarrays without silver enhancement. »
G.A. Blab, L. Cognet, S. Berciaud, I. Alexandre, D. Husar, J. Remacle & B. Lounis


« Photothermal Absorption Spectroscopy of Individual Semiconductor Nanocrystals. »

S. Berciaud, L. Cognet and B. Lounis
Nano Letters 5, 11 (2005) 2160-2163

« Imagerie d’objets individuels en biologie cellulaire. »
 L. Cognet

Lasers et Technologies Femtosecondes, (Sentis M, Uteza O, et Mottin S, eds.) 2005 Publications de l’Université de Saint-Etienne. chap 22, p429-441

« Single Molecule Detection : Unravelling surface receptors diffusion in live neurons. »
 L. Groc, D. Choquet, B. Lounis & L. Cognet
 The Biochemist, 27, 5 (2005) 5-8.
« Optical detection and spectroscopy of single metal nanoparticles. »
S. Berciaud, D. Lasne, G. A. Blab, Ph. Tamarat, L. Cognet, B. Lounis
Proc. SPIE, 5927 (2005) 291-303.
 « Imagerie optique d’agrégats métalliques individuels : spectroscopie et applications aux nano-biotechnologies. »
 L. Cognet, S. Berciaud, P. Tamarat & B. Lounis
Bulletin de la SFP 148 (2005) 10-11.
« Fluorescent silver oligomeric clusters and colloidal particles. »
M. Treguer, F. Rocco, G. Lelong , A. Le Nestour, T. Cardinal, A. Maali and B. Lounis
Solid State Sciences, 7 (2005), 812-818
« Single-Photon Sources. »
« Observation of intrinsic size effects in the optical response of individual gold nanoparticles »

S. Berciaud, L. Cognet, P. Tamarat & B. Lounis
Nano Letters 5, 3 (2005) 515-518

« Tracking receptors by optical imaging single molecules »
L. Cognet, B. Lounis, D. Choquet
In, Imaging in Neuroscience and Development : A Laboratory Manual, (Yuste R and Konnerth A, eds.) 2005 Cold Spring Harbor Lab Press : Cold Spring Harbor, NY, chap. 66, p521.


« Photothermal heterodyne imaging of individual nonfluorescent nanoclusters and nanocrystals »
 S. Berciaud, L. Cognet, G. Blab & B. Lounis
 « Emergence d’une nanobiologie : détection et manipulation de biomolécules individuelles »
C. Tardin, L. Cognet, D. Choquet & B. Lounis
Photoniques, 14, (2004) p 25-27 in French (dossier spécial Biophotonique)
« Differential activity-dependent regulation of the lateral mobilities of AMPA and NMDA receptors »
L. Groc, M. Heine, L. Cognet, K. Brickley, FA Stephenson, B. Lounis & D. Choquet
Nature Neuroscience 7, 7 (2004) 695-6
« Single-molecule imaging of lipid-anchored proteins reveals domains in the cytoplasmic leaflet of the cell membrane »
P.H.M. Lommerse, G.A. Blab, L. Cognet, G.S. Harms, B.E. Snaar-Jagalska, H.P. Spaink & T. Schmidt
Biophys J. 86, (2004) 609-616


EMBO Journal, 22, 18 (2003) 4656-4665
C. Tardin, L. Cognet, C. Bats, B. Lounis & D. Choquet
« Direct imaging of lateral movements of AMPA receptors inside synapses »
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 100, (2003) 11350-11355
L. Cognet, C. Tardin, D. Boyer, D. Choquet, P. Tamarat & B. Lounis
« Single metallic nanoparticle imaging for protein detection in cells »
Phys. Rev. Lett., 90 (2003) 257404
O. Labeau, P. Tamarat & B. Lounis,
 “Temperature dependence of single CdSe/ZnS quantum dots luminescence lifetime”
Proc. SPIE 4962 (2003) 121-125
D. Boyer, P. Tamarat, L. Cognet, M. Orrit & B. Lounis
 “Imaging single metal nanoparticles in cells by photothermal interference contrast”


« Fluorescence microscopy of single autofluorescent proteins for cellular biology »
L. Cognet, F. Coussen, D. Choquet and B. Lounis
(invited review in the special issue “Single molecule biophysics”)
« Photothermal imaging of nanometer-sized metal particles amoung scatterers »
D. Boyer, P. Tamarat, A. Maali, M. Orrit & B. Lounis,


« Photophysics of DsRed, a Red Fluorescent Protein, from the ensemble to the single molecule level. »
B. Lounis, J. Deich, F. Rosell, S. Boxer & W.E. Moerner
« Autofluorescent Proteins in Single-Molecule Research : Applications to Live Cell Imaging Microscopy. »
G.S. Harms, L. Cognet, G.A. Blab, P.H.M. Lommerse, H.P. Spaink and Th.Schmidt
« Single-Molecule Imaging of L-type Ca2+ Channels in Live Cells. »
G.S. Harms, L. Cognet, G.A. Blab, P.H.M. Lommerse, H. Kahr, R. Gamsjäger, H.P. Spaink, N.M. Soldatov, C. Romanin and Th.Schmidt,
« Two-Photon Excitation Action Cross-Sections of the Autofluorescent Proteins. »
G.A. Blab, P.H.M. Lommerse, L. Cognet, G.S. Harms and Th. Schmidt,
« Spectroscopy of Single Molecules in Solid matrices at Cryogenic Temperatures. »
Ph. Tamarat, F. Jelezko, B. Lounis & M. Orrit
 in Shpol’skii Spectroscopy and Other Site Selection Methods : Environmental, Bioanalytical and Chemical Applications, John Wiley & Sons, New York (2001).
« Single Molecule Spectroscopy. »
Eds R. Rigler, M. Orrit & T. Basché
« Triggered Emission of Single Photons by a Single Molecule. »
Ch. Brunel, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis & M. Orrit

« Fenêtre spectrale sur le monde moléculaire. »
Ph. Tamarat, A. Maali, L. Cognet, B. Lounis & M. Orrit
Pour la Science décembre 2001, numéro spécial Nanosciences, p. 120



« Zero-field splitting of the triplet ground and excited states of 7H-benz(de)anthracen-7-ylidene in n-hexane at 1.7 K. A hole-burning study. »
 Kozankiewicz, M. Aloshyna, A. Sienkiewicz, M. Orrit, Ph. Tamarat, C. M. Hadad, J. R. Snoonian, and M. S. Platz
« A hole-burning study of the zero-field splitting of the triplet ground and excited states of 2,2-dinaphthylcarbene in n-heptane and n-hexane at 1.7 K. »
 B. Kozankiewicz, M. Aloshyna, M. Orrit, Ph. Tamarat, A. D. Gudmunsdottir, and M. S. Platz
« Ten Years of Single-Molecule Spectroscopy. »
Ph. Tamarat, A. Maali, B. Lounis & M. Orrit
« Single photons on Demand from a Single Molecule at Room Temperature. »
B. Lounis & W.E. Moerner,
« Photon Antibunching in Single Quantum Dot Fluorescence. »
B. Lounis, H.A. Bechtel, D. Gerion, P. Alivisatos & W.E. Moerner
Chem. Phys. Lett. 329 (2000) 399
« Simultaneous ’dual-color and dual-polarization’ imaging of single molecules. »
L.Cognet, G.S. Harms, G.A. Blab, P.H.M. Lommerse and Th.Schmidt


« Driving the Bloch vector of a single molecule : towards a triggered single photon source »
Ch. Brunel, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis, J. Plantard & M. Orrit
« Stark Effect on Single Molecules in crystalline and Shpolski matrices »
Ch. Brunel, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis, J. Woehl and M. Orrit
« Nonlinear Optical Response of Single Molecules »
Ph. Tamarat, F. Jelezko, Ch. Brunel, A. Maali, B. Lounis & M. Orrit
« Is the standard two-level system model of glasses at low temperatures consistent with the spectral trails of single molecules ? »
A.-M. Boiron, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis, R. Brown & M. Orrit
« Triggered Source of Single Photons Based on Controlled Single Molecule Fluorescence »
Ch. Brunel, B. Lounis, Ph. Tamarat & M. Orrit
Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (1999) 2722
« Spectroscopic Characteristics of Single Dibenzanthanthrene Molecules Isolated in a Low Temperature Naphtalene Matrix »
F. Jelezko, I. M. Gulis, B. Lounis, M. Orrit

« Zero-field splitting of the electronic ground and lowest excited triplet states of 2,2-dinaphthylcarbene in n-hexane at 1.7K »
B. Kozankiewicz, M. Aloshyna, A. D. Gudmunsdottir, M. S. Platz, M. Orrit and Ph. Tamarat
J. Phys. Chem. A 103 (1999) 3155-3162.


« Perylene in Biphenyl and Anthracene Crystals : An Example of the Influence of the Host on Single-Molecule Signals »
 P.J. Walla, F. Jelezko, Ph. Tamarat, B. Lounis and M. Orrit

« Rabi Resonances of a Single Molecule driven by RF and Laser Fields »
Ch Brunel, B. Lounis, Ph. Tamarat and M. Orrit
Phys. Rev. Lett. 81 (1998) 2679