Dr. Marko Spasenovic




Assistant Research Professor


- MSc Physics, University of Toronto, Canada 2005 - 2006 Supervised by Prof. Dr. Henry van Driel.
Thesis: Coherent control: all-optical injection of ultrafast photocurrents in Si . |
- BEng Engineering Physics , Carleton University, Canada 2001 - 2005 Diploma project: Fabrication of a fiber Bragg grating using phase-mask inscription by an ArF excimer laser . Graduated with High Distinction.

Scientific Employment
- Assistant Professor at Institute of Physics, Belgrade Serbia
October 2014 -present
Postdoctoral Researcher

- Institute for Photonic Sciences (ICFO) Barcelona, Spain
October 2011 - October 2014

- Visiting Scientist Institute of Physics Belgrade, Serbia, July 2011 - October 2011
- PhD student FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Supervised by Prof. Dr. L. (Kobus) Kuipers. Thesis: Surface plasmon polaritons and light at interfaces: propagating and evanescent waves . 2007 - 2011

Other Work
- Founder and owner
Graphene business and investment news and commentary. October 2012 - present

- Advisory Board Member Graphene Stakeholders Association April 2013 - present
- Blogger and Social Media Manager Graphenea .




Tuning many-body interactions in graphene by cesium intercalation, 01.04.2016-12.31.2017, bilateral collaboration with Croatia.


Tijana Tomašević-Ilić: PhD, Physical Chemistry, 2015-
Milan Vićentijević: MSc Electrical Engineering, 2015-2016
Milenko Musić, MSc Electrical Engineering, 2014-2015


Nortel Networks undergraduate scholarship: 2001, 2002, and 2004
Dean's list of distinguished students: 2002, 2004 and 2005

Marie Curie PhD fellowship: 2007 - 2010 ICFOnest (Marie Curie COFUND) Postdoctoral fellowship: 2012-2014


Founding President of OSA Student Chapter Amsterdam Sept 2010-May 2011
Under my leadership, the chapter won the 2011 Student Recruitment Contest.

Reviewer for Optics Express and Optics Letters. Participated in the organization of the conference "Surface Plasmon Photonics 4" in Amsterdam, June 2009, Amsterdam


ICFO+ "Introduction to Patent Engineering and Management" by Fractus and Herrero y Asociados Barcelona, September 2012

+ ICFO+ "E ective Oral Presentations" by Jean-Luc Doumont Barcelona, March 2012 FOM "Taking Charge of Your PhD Project" by ElroyCOM Utrecht, May 2008


1. Dejan Todorović, Aleksandar Matković, Marijana Milićević, Đorđe Jovanović, Radoš Gajić, Iva Salom, Marko Spasenović, "Multilayer graphene condenser microphone", 2D Mater. 2 045013 (2015).

2. Matković A., Milošević I., Milićević M., Tomašević-Ilić T., Pešić J., Musić M., Spasenović M., Jovanović Đ, Vasić B., Deeks C., Panajotović R., Belić M. Gajić R., "Enhanced sheet conductivity of Langmuir–Blodgett assembled graphene thin films by chemical doping", 2D Mater. 3 015002 (2016)

3. Pau Mestres, Johann Berthelot, Marko Spasenović, Jan Gieseler, Lukas Novotny, Romain Quidant, "Long distance manipulation of a levitated nanoparticle in high vacuum", arXiv:1505.02012 (2015)

4. J. Gieseler, M. Spasenovic, L. Novotny, R. Quidant, "Nonlinear mode coupling and synchronization of a vacuum-trapped nanoparticle", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 103603 (2014).

5. N. Rotenberg,T. L. Krijger, B. le Feber, M. Spasenovic, F. J. G. de Abajo, L. (Kobus) Kuipers, "Magnetic and electric response of single subwavelength holes", Phys. Rev. B 88, 241408(R) (2013).

6. M. Spasenovic, D. M. Beggs, P. Lalanne, T. F. Krauss, and L. (Kobus) Kuipers, "Measuring the localization length of individual photonic states", Phys. Rev. B.86, 155153 (2012).

7. J. Chen, M. Badioli, P. Alonso-Gonzalez, S. Thongrattanasiri, F. Huth, J. Os- mond, M. Spasenovic, A. Centeno, A. Pesquera, P. Godignon, A. Zurutuza, N. Camara, J. G. de Abajo, R. Hillenbrand, and F. Koppens,"Optical nano-imaging of gate-tuneable graphene plasmons",Nature 487, 77-81 (2012).

8. N. Rotenberg, M. Spasenovic , T. L. Krijger, B. le Feber, F. J. Garca de Abajo, and L. (Kobus) Kuipers "Plasmon scattering from single sub-wavelength holes", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 , 127402 (2012).

9. M. Spasenovic , T. P. White, S. Ha, A. A. Sukhorukov, T. Kampfrath, Y. S. Kivshar, C. M. de Sterke, T. F. Krauss, and L. (Kobus) Kuipers "Experimental observation of evanescent modes at the interface to slow-light pho- tonic crystal waveguides", Opt. Lett. 36 , 1170-1172 (2011).

10. S. Ha, M. Spasenovic , A. A. Sukhorukov, T. P. White, C. M. de Sterke, L. (Kobus) Kuipers, T. F. Krauss, and Y. S. Kivshar "Slow-light and evanescent modes at interfaces in photonic-crystal waveguides: optimal extraction from experimental near- eld measurements", J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28 , 955-963 (2011). Featured in Spotlight on Optics: Highlighted articles from OSA journals", April 21, 2011.

The paper was among the top downloaded JOSA B articles in April 2011.

11. L. O'Faolain, S. A. Schulz, D. M. Beggs, T. P. White, M. Spasenovic , L. (Kobus) Kuipers, F. Morichetti, A. Melloni, S. Mazoyer, J. P. Hugonin, P. Lalanne, and T. F. Krauss "Loss engineered slow light waveguides", Opt. Express 18 , 27627-27638 (2010).

12. D. J. Dikken, M. Spasenovic , E. Verhagen, D. van Oosten, and L. (Kobus) Kuipers "Characterization of bending losses for curved plasmonic nanowire waveguides," Opt. Express 18 , 16112-16119 (2010).

13. S. Mazoyer, P. Lalanne, J. C. Rodier, J. P. Hugonin, M. Spasenovic , L. (Kobus) Kuipers, D. M. Beggs, and T. F. Krauss "Statistical uctuations of transmission in slow light photonic-crystal waveg- uides", Opt. Express 18 , 14654-14663 (2010).

14. D. van Oosten, M. Spasenovic , and L. (Kobus) Kuipers "Nanohole chains for directional and localized surface plasmon excitation", Nano Lett. 10 , 286-290 (2010).

15. M. Spasenovic , D. van Oosten, E. Verhagen, and L. (Kobus) Kuipers "Measurements of modal symmetry in plasmonic slot waveguides", Appl. Phys. Lett. 95 , 203109 (2009).

16. E. Verhagen, M. Spasenovic , A. Polman, and L. (Kobus) Kuipers "Nanowire plasmon excitation by adiabatic mode transformation", Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 , 203904 (2009).

17. M. Spasenovic , M. Betz, L. Costa, and H. M. van Driel "All-optical coherent control of electrical currents in centrosymmetric semicon- ductors", Phys. Rev. B 77 , 085201 (2008).

18. L. Costa, M. Betz, M. Spasenovic , A. D. Bristow, and H. M. van Driel, "All-optical injection of ballistic electrical currents in unbiased silicon", Nat. Phys. 3 , 632 (2007)




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