1. SERS, TERS, Plasmonics

  • Alexandre Brolo

    Univ. of Victoria, Canada

    Imaging SERS Intensity Fluctuations from Single Nanoshells

  • Jon P. Camden

    Notre Dame Univ., USA

    New Strategies for Surface-Enhanced Sensing: N-Heterocyclic Cabenes as Thiol Replacements and Ultrasensitive Detection Using Hyper-Raman Scattering

  • Lei Chen

    Jilin Normal Univ., China

    Design of the Ordered SERS-Active Substrate Based on the PS Template

  • Eun Chul Cho

    Hanyang Univ., Korea

    Plasmonic Manipulation from Responsive Colloid for Optical Actuators and High Performance SERS in Aqueous Systems

  • Emiliano Cortes

    Imperial College London, UK

    Kinetics of Plasmonic Hot-Electron Chemical Reactions

  • Laura Fabris

    Rutgers Univ., USA

    Colloidal Plasmonics by Design

  • Jixiang Fang

    Xi’an Jiaotong Univ., China

    Ultrasensitive Molecular Detection via Pre-Concentrated Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

  • Ji Won Ha

    Univ. of Ulsan, Korea

    Effect of Adsorbate Molecules on Chemical Interface Damping of Single Plasmonic Gold Nanorods

  • Amanda J. Haes

    Univ. of Iowa, USA

    SERS and Intermolecular Interactions – What Matters?

  • Xiaoxia Han

    Jilin Univ., China

    Nickle Nanostruces as Electron Donors and SERS-Active Substrates for Investigation of Cytochrome c Functions

  • Sang Woo Han

    KAIST, Korea

    Colloidal Clusters of Nanoparticles with Controlled Topologies for Efficient Plasmonic Platforms

  • Achim Hartschuh

    Maximilians Univ. of Munchen, Germany

    Ultrafast Tip-Enhanced Near-Field Optical Microscopy

  • Shun Hashiyada

    Institute for Molecular Science, Japan

    Mapping Polarization States of Plasmonic Fields

  • Norihiko Hayazawa

    RIKEN, Japan

    Tip-Enhanced Nanospectroscopy Beyond Ambient

  • Katsuyoshi Ikeda

    Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

    Ultra-Low Frequency SERS Observation of Molecular Adsorbates on Atomically Defined Gold Surfaces under Electrochemical Conditions

  • Mun Seok Jeong

    Sungkyunkwan Univ., Korea

    Diagnosis of Defects in 2D Nanomaterials with Vibrational Nanoscopy

  • Dae Hong Jeong

    Seoul National Univ., Korea

    Development of SERS Substrates to Overcome Affinity of Analytes to Metal Surface

  • Nan Jiang

    Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, USA

    Intermolecular Interactions in Self-Assembled Monolayers on Metal Surfaces Characterized by Ultrahigh Vacuum Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

  • Sang-Woo Joo

    Soongsil Univ., Korea

    Self-Assembled Nanogaps for Raman Spectroscopy

  • Bong-hyun Jun

    Konkuk Univ., Korea

    Metal Assembled Structure for SERS Based Bio-Applications

  • Tae Wook Kang

    Sogang Univ., Korea

    Motion Control, and Dynamic Assembly and Transfer of Colloidal Metal Nanoparticles @ Liquid Interfaces

  • Nam Hoon Kim

    KRICT, Korea

    Mapping the Electromagnetic Enhancement in an Individual SERS Hot Spot

  • Sung Jee Kim

    Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology, Korea

    Gold Nanostrutures for Biological Applications

  • Tobias Kippenberg

    EPFL, Switzerland


  • Yasutaka Kitahama

    Kwansei Gakuin Univ., Japan

    Power-law Analysis and Super-Resolution Imaging of Blinking Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering and Fluorescence

  • Janina Kneipp

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

    Surface-Enhanced Hyper Raman Scattering for the Characterization of Nano-Bio Interactions

  • Dmitry Kurouski

    Texas A&M Univ., USA

    Detection and Identification of Plant Pathogens with a Handheld Raman Spectrometer

  • Lucas Lane

    Nanjing Univ., China

    In-Vivo and Intraoperative SERS in the First and Second NIR Windows

  • Seungwoo Lee

    Sungkyunkwan Univ., Korea

    Programmable Self-Assembly of the Roundest and Large (60~100 nm) Gold Colloids into Plasmonic Metamolecules

  • Jian-Feng Li

    Xiaman Univ., China

    In-situ Monitor Surface Reations Using SHINERS

  • Dong-Kwon Lim

    Korea Univ., Korea

    Developing Functional Nanomaterials for Sensitive Bioimaging Applications

  • Xing Yi Ling

    Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore

    Tracking Chemical Reactions and Solid-Gas Interactions at the Molecular Level Using SERS

  • Theobald Lohmüller

    Ludwig-Maximillians-Universitat , Germany

    Plasmonic DNA-Origami Nanoantennas for Single Molecule SERS

  • Alfred J. Meixner

    Univ. of Tübingen , Germany

    Tip Enhanced Near-Field Optical Spectroscopy

  • Alexander Milekhin

    Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Russia

    Phonons in Semiconductor Nanostructures Probed by Gap-mode Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

  • Ki Tae Nam

    Seoul National Univ., Korea

    Biomolecule Enabled 3D Chiral Plasmonic Colloids

  • Sang-Hyun Oh

    Univ. of Minnesota, USA

    Resonant Nanogap Devices for Particle Trapping and Surface-Enhanced Vibrational Spectroscopies

  • So-Jung Park

    Ewha Womans Univ., Korea

    Controlled Assembly of Nanoparticles: from Synthetic Approach to Self-Assembly Route

  • Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla

    Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Spain

    SERS Surface Selection Rules for Liquid Biopsies

  • Björn M. Reinhard

    Boston Univ., USA

    Integrating Metallic and Non-Metallic Nanoparticle Building Blocks into Discrete Plasmonic Molecules and Extended Photonic-Plasmonic Structures for Surface Enhanced Vibrational Spectroscopy

  • Marie Richard-Lacroix

    NSERC, Canada

    Local Near-Field Iduced Heating and Field Enhancement in Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Revealed by Stokes/Antistokes Intensity Ratios

  • P. James Schuck

    Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, USA

    From Nanobubbles to Non-Ideal Edges: Using Near-Field Optics to Uncover Local Optoelectronic Properties in 2D Semiconductors

  • Matthew Sheldon

    Texas A&M Univ., USA

    Raman Spectroscopic Indicators of the Electronic and Phononic Temperature in Plasmonic Absorbers

  • Jennifer Shumaker-Parry

    Univ. of Utah, USA

    Chiro-Optical Activity of Chiral and Achiral Plasmonic Structures

  • Wei Song

    Jilin Univ., China

    Fabrication of Sensitive SERS Substrate and Their Applications in Catalysis and Biosensing

  • Mengtao Sun

    Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing, China


  • K. George Thomas

    IISER-TVM, India

    Plasmonic Platforms: Dependence of Size of Ag@SiO2 Nanoparticle and Interparticle Separation on SERS

  • Prabhat Verma

    Osaka Univ., Japan

    New Approach for Background-Free Enhanced Nano Raman Spectroscopy

  • Wei Xie

    Nankai Univ., China

    Chemical Reactions on Bifunctional NPs Studied by Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

  • Yuko. S. Yamamoto

    Japan Advanced Inst. of Science and Tech., Japan

    Assignment of Unknown SERS Bands Detected from 4aminobenzenethiol at a Concentration of 8 × 10−10 M

  • Jianlin Yao

    Soochow Univ., China

    Electrochemical and Surface Plasmon Resonance Synergetic Catalysis on Surface Reaction Monitored by SERS

  • Sangwoon Yoon

    Chung-Ang Univ., Korea

    Controlled Assembly of Plasmonic Nanoparticles

  • 2. Non-linear and Time-resolved Raman

    • Paul Champion

      Northeastern Univ., USA

      Raman Vibrational Coherence Spectroscopy and Kinetic Studies of Biomolecules

    • Hiro-o Hamaguchi

      Nat'l Chio Tung Univ., Taiwan

      Hyper-Raman Spectroscopy of Liquid Water and Ice

    • Taka-aki Ishibashi

      Tsukuba Univ., Japan

      Contributions of Symmetric and Anti-Symmetric Raman Tensors to Chiral Vibrational SFG Signals

    • Koichi Iwata

      Gakushuin Univ., Japan

      Time-Resolved Absorption and Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy in Near-IR Reveals How Electronic and Vibrational Relaxation Proceeds in β–Carotene and Its Derivatives

    • Taiha Joo

      POSTECH, Korea

      Are the Oscillations Observed in Time-Resolved Spectroscopies Related to Reaction Coordinates?

    • Young-Jong Lee

      NIST, USA

      Single-Scan Measurement of the 3D Angles and the Orientation Parameter of Molecular Orientation

    • Weitao Liu

      Fudan Univ., China

      Plasmonic Nano-Gratings for in Situ Nonlinear Optical Spectroelectrochemistry

    • Stephen Meech

      Univ. of East Anglia, UK

      A Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy Study of Excited State Dynamics in Molecular Rotary Motors

    • Misao Mizuno

      Osaka Univ., Japan

      Light-Driven Cation Pump Mechanism of a Sodium Ion Pump Derived by Its Chromophore Structure of Photointermediates

    • Yasuhisa Mizutani

      Osaka Univ., Japan

      Compactness of Protein Structure Facilitates Vibrational Energy Flow

    • Marcus Motzkus

      Heidelberg Univ., Germany

      Coherent Raman and Mid-IR Microscopy Using Shaped Femtosecond Pulses

    • Yuki Nojima

      Saitama Univ., Japan

      Surface of Isotopically Diluted Single-Crystalline Ice Ih Investigated with Heterodyne-Detected Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy

    • Yoon Soo Pang

      GIST, Korea

      Ultrafast Proton and Charge Transfer and Solvation Dynamics Probed by Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy

    • David Lee Phillips

      Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

      Time-Resolved Resonance Raman Studies of Selected Reactive Intermediates and Their Reactions

    • Dario Polli

      Politecnico di Milano, Italy

      In-line Balanced-Detection Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy

    • Sang-Hee Shim

      Korea Univ., Korea

      Selective Suppression of Stimulated Raman Scattering

    • Hideaki Shirota

      Chiba Univ., Japan

      Temperature Dependent Low-Frequency Spectra of Ionic Liquids Studied by Femtosecond Raman-Induced Kerr Effect Spectroscopy

    • Tan Howe Siang

      Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore

      Two-Dimensional Electronic-Raman Spectroscopy

    • 3. Analytical, Instrumentation, Industrial Applications and New Techniques

      • Sanford A. Asher

        Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA

        Development of Standoff Deep UV Resonance Raman Determination of Trace Explosives

      • Thomas Bocklitz

        Friedrich Schiller Univ. Jena, Germany

        Model Transfer and Spectral Standardization for Biological Applications of Raman Spectroscopy

      • Petr Bour

        Czech Technical Univ., Czech

        Computations of Vibrational Optical Activity of Small and Large Peptides

      • Li Cui

        Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

        Single-Cell Raman Spectroscopy for Probing Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and N2-Fixing Bacteria in Environmental Communities

      • Mariko Egawa

        Shiseido, Japan

        Application of Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy to Dermatology: Visualization of Intracellular Morphology of Human Epidermis

      • Robert Geitner

        Friedrich Schiller Univ. Jena, Germany

        Self-Healing Polymers Studied by Simultaneous CARS and Laser Reflection Microscopy

      • M. Lei Geng

        Univ. of Iowa, USA

        Separation-Guided Resolution of Spectral Signatures Using Two-Dimensional Correlation Analysis

      • Agnieszka Kaczor

        Jagiellonian Univ., Poland

        Signal Enhancement, Chirality Induction and Molecular Specificity in Resonance ROA

      • Jeon Woong Kang

        MIT, USA

        Optical Sensor for Medical Needle Guidance

      • Wolfgang Kiefer

        Universität Würzburg, Germany

        Real Colour Raman Spectroscopy with a DSLR Photocamera for Educational Purposes

      • Moon S Kim

        USDA, USA

        Macro-Scale Raman Imaging and Spectroscopy Technologies for Food Safety and Quality Evaluation

      • Jaejin Kim

        Chong Kun Dang pharmaceutical Corp., Korea

        Non-Invasive Quantitation of Atorvastatin during Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Process Using Transmission Raman Spectroscopy

      • Jun-ya Kohno

        Gakushuin Univ., Japan

        Multiorder Stimulated Raman Scattering in Colliding Droplet

      • Hye Jin Lee

        Kyungpook National Univ., Korea

        Biofuctionalized Nanoparticle-Incorporated Lateral Flow Sandwich Assays for Biomedical Applications

      • Curtis Marcot

        Light Light Solution, USA

        Simultaneous Raman and Photothermal Infrared Spectroscopy at Submicron Spatial Resolution

      • Laurence A. Nafie

        Syracuse Univ., USA

        Raman Optical Activity (ROA): A Sensitive Probe of Higher Order Structure and Stability of Biopharmaceticals

      • Sung Joon Oh

        LG Chem, Corporate R&D, Korea

        Defining a Strategy for Faster Imaging

      • Sung-Gyu Park

        Korea Institute of Materials Science, Korea

        Simple Non-lithographic Fabrication of Plasmonic Nanostructured Array for Highly Sensitive and Reproducible SERS Sensors

      • Harumi Sato

        Kobe Univ., Japan

        Stress-Induced Crystal Transition of Poly(Butylene Succinate) Studied by Terahertz and Low-Frequency Raman Spectroscopy

      • Shinsuke Shigeto

        Kwansei Gakuin Univ., Japan

        Utilizing Ultralow-Frequency Raman Spectra To Reveal Biomolecular Structure and Intracellular Environment

      • Jagdish Tewari

        Sanofi, USA

        Current Trends in Raman Spectroscopy-Chemometrics for Bioprocess Monitoring and Control

      • 4. Materials (2D Materials and Others)

        • Stéphane Berciaud

          Univ. de Strasbourg, France

          Probing Static and Dynamic Strain in Graphene Electromechanical Systems Using Raman Spectroscopy

        • Girsh Blumberg

          Rutgers Univ., USA

          Raman Spectroscopy of the Chiral Spin Modes on the Surface of Topological Insulators

        • Kenneth Burch

          Boston College, USA

          Probing Fractional Excitations With Raman

        • Xiang-Bai Chen

          Wuhan Inst. of Tech., China

          Raman Spectroscopy Study of Spin Wave in Hexagonal Manganite Single Crystal

        • Kwang-Yong Choi

          Chung-ang Univ., Korea

          Raman Spectroscopy as a Probe of Fermionic Excitations in Kitaev Candidate Materials

        • Yukio Furukawa

          Waseda Univ., Japan

          Raman Spectra of Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite

        • Rudi Hackl

          Walther-Meissner-Institut, Germany

          Magnetism, Nematicity, and Uctuations in FeSe

        • Jong-Ho Kim

          Hanyang Univ., Korea

          Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Nanosheets with Artificial Recognition Phases for the Raman Detection of Pathogens

        • Jeongyong Kim

          Sungkyunkwan Univ., Korea

          Modulation of Exciton-Exciton Interaction in Two-Dimensional Semiconductors

        • Jae-Hyeon Ko

          Hallym Univ., Korea

          Brillouin Spectroscopy Applied to Relaxor Ferroelectrics

        • Alexander Krylov

          Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

          Investigations of the Bistable Switchable Metal-Organic Frameworks Phases by Raman Spectroscopy

        • Peter Lemmens

          TU Braunschweig, Germany

          Raman Scattering as a Spectroscopic Fingerprint of Unconventional Quantum States in Magnetic Solids

        • Bingbing Liu

          Jilin Univ., China

          New ordered Structure of Amorphous Carbon Clustersfrom Compressing C8H8/C60

        • Hsiang Lin Liu

          National Taiwan Normal Univ., Taiwan

          Deep-Ultraviolet Raman Scattering Studies of Two Dimensional Materials

        • Su Ying Quek

          NUS, Singapore

          Theoretical Insights into Raman Spectra of 2D Layered Materials and Heterostructures

        • Heesuk Rho

          Chonbuk National Univ., Korea

          Raman Mapping Studies of Monolayer Graphene and Graphene/hBN Heterostructure

        • Michael Rubhausen

          Univ. of Hamburg, Germany

          Resonant and Time Resolved Spontaneous Raman Scattering to Disentangle Competing Order in Transition Metal Complexes

        • Tullio Scopigno

          Univ. La Sapienza, Italy

          The Raman Spectrum of Graphene in the Light of Picosecond Laser Excitation

        • Dmitry Smirnov

          Nat'l High Magnetic Field Laboratory, USA

          When High Magnetic Fields Meet Raman Spectroscopy: Examples and Lessons

        • Young-Woo Son

          KIAS, Korea

          Strain-Shear Coupling in Bilayer Two-Dimensional Crystals

        • Lianming Tong

          Peking Univ., China

          Optical Anisotropy of Two-Dimensional (2D) Materials with Low Symmetry

        • Qihua Xiong

          NTU, Singapore

          Ultrafast Charge Transfer in 2D Semiconductors and Heterostructures

        • Seokhyun Yoon

          Ewha Womans Univ., Korea

          Direct Observation of Quantum Tunneling Charge Transfers between Molecules and Semiconductors for Non-Plasmonic SERS

        • Ting Yu

          NTU, Singapore

          Optical Investigation of Strong Light-Matter Interactions in 2D Materials

        • 5. Biomedical Applications

          • Halina Abramczyk

            Lodz Univ. of Technology, Poland

            From Cell Cultures and Human Tissue to in Vivo Cancer Clinical Translation

          • Steven Bell

            Queen’s Univ. Belfast, UK

            SERS and SERRS of 8-Nitroguanine in Oligonucleotides: Sensitive Detection of a Self-Labeling DNA Modification

          • C. L. Brosseau

            Saint Mary’s Univ., Canada

            Plasmonics at the Point-of-Care

          • Chia-Liang Cheng

            Nat'l Dong Hwa Univ., Taiwan

            Spectroscopic Characterization in Bio Systems and Nanoparticle-Mediated Drug Delivery

          • Claudia Fasolato

            Univ. of Basel, Switzerland

            Single Cell Cancer Theranostics Using SERS-Active Folate Based Nanovectors

          • Torsten Frosch

            Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany

            New Directions in Fiber-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Biomedical and Environmental Applications

          • Alison Hobro

            Osaka Univ., Japan

            Raman Imaging of Host Cells and Their Immune Response to Pathogens

          • Qing Huang

            Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

            Application of SERS on Microfluidic Platform For Single Cell Study: Problems and Challenges

          • Mika Ishigaki

            Kwansei Gakuin Univ., Japan

            Non-Invasive Assessment of Developmental Competence of Mouse Oocytes Using Raman Spectroscopy

          • Aleksandra Jaworska

            Univ. of Warsaw, Poland

            Immobilization of DNA on Metal Substrates: towards SERS– Based Nanochips for Melanoma Marker Detection

          • Ki-Hun Jeong

            KAIST, Korea

            Highly Sensitive SERS Detection of Small Molecules Using Plasmonic Nanoislands

          • Taejoon Kang

            KRIBB, Korea

            Synthesis of Au Nanostructures and Biomedical Applications

          • Judy Kim

            UC San Diego, USA

            Photo-Oxidation of Tryptophan in a Protein

          • Vladimir Kopecky

            Charles Univ., Czech

            Carbohydrate Antennas of Glycoproteins Investigated by Raman Spectroscopy and Raman Optical Activity

          • Peter Lasch

            Robert Koch-Institute Berlin, Germany

            Vibrational Micro- and Nanospectroscopy of Burkholderia Contaminans Biofilms

          • Seung Hyun Lee

            Gachon Univ., Korea

            Plasmonic-Carbon Hybrid Nanosystem for Molecular Detection based on Localized Surface Plasmon

          • Sumeet Mahajan

            Univ. of Southampton, UK

            Live and Label-Free: Multimodal CARS Imaging for Quantitative Assessment of Bioengineered Tissue

          • Nicolas Pavillon

            Osaka Univ., Japan

            Immune Cell Activation Measured with Multimodal Label-Free Microscopy through Morphology and Spectral Feature

          • Jorge Perez-Juste

            Univ. of Vigo, Spain

            Au@Ag@ZIF-8 Nanocrystals as SERS Tags for the Immobilization of Proteins and Multiplex Immunophenotyping

          • Michael Stenbæk Schmidt

            Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark

            Flexible Metalized Silicon Nanopillar SERS Substrates for Biomedical Trace Detection

          • Aiguo Shen

            Wuhan Univ., China

            ‘Click’ SERS for Multiplex Liquid Biopsy and Accurate Cellular Imaging

          • Yunqing Wang

            Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

            Lipid Bilayer-Enabled Approach toward Synthesis of Ultrasensitive SERS Tag for Bioimaging

          • Shuping Xu

            Jilin Univ., China

            In Situ Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy for Sub-Cells

          • Tatsuyuki Yamamoto

            Shimane Univ., Japan

            Objective Discrimination of Breast Cancer Cells by Raman Microspectroscopy and MCR Analysis

          • Ilsun Yoon

            Chungnam National Univ., Korea

            Creating SERS-Active Substrates with Hybrid Plasmonic Nanostructures

          • Xiangwei Zhao

            Southeast Univ., China

            Encoded SERS nanotags for multiplex bioassays

          • 6. Fundamental Raman Processes and Theory

            • Nobuyasu Itoh

              AIST, Japan

              Comparison of Raman Shifts Obtained under Different Instruments and Conditions

            • Kyungwon Kwak

              Korea Univ., Korea


            • Hyuksang Kwon

              KRISS, Korea

              Raman Standardization for Raman Shift and Intensity Calibration of Spectrometer

            • Fujitsuka Mamoru

              Osaka Univ., Japan

              Application of Time-Resolved Resonance Raman Spectroscopy to Pulse Radiolysis

            • Andrea Rossi

              Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica, Italy

              A Novel Approach for Accurate Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS) Enhancement Factor Quantification

            • Michael J. Tauber

              Univ. of California, San Diego, USA

              Dynamics of Singlet Fission Probed by Raman Spectroscopy

            • Li-Lin Tay

              National Research Council Canada, Canada

              Towards Traceable Quantitative Measurements with Raman Spectroscopy / Microscopy

            • Pedro Venezuela

              Fluminense Federal Univ., Brazil

              Double-Resonant Raman Processes in Single Layer Graphene, Carbon Nanotubes and Twisted Bilayer Graphene

            • Angela Hight Walker

              National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

              Resonant Raman Spectroscopy Captures New Physics in Chirality-Enriched, Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

            • Kehui Wu

              Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

              Sub-Nanometer Tip-Enhanced Raman Study on 1D/2D Si Nanostructures

            • Ki-ju Yee

              Chungnam National Univ., Korea

              Resonant Excitation of Defect-Mediated Coherent Lattice Vibrations in Monolayer MoSe2

            • Jun Zhang

              Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

              Sideband Raman Cooling of Optical Phonon in Semiconductors

            • As of June 26, 2018.