1. SERS, TERS, Plasmonics

Javier Aizpurua

Center for Materials Physics, Spain

Molecular Optomechanical Approach to Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering in Plasmonic Cavities

V. Ara Apkarian

UC Irvine, USA

Visualizing the Inner Workings of Molecules: TERS on the Å -Scale

Kenneth Crozier

University of Melbourne, Australia

Engineering Light-Matter Interactions at the Nanoscale in Nanowire Photodetectors and Silicon Nano-Antenna Optical Tweezers

Volker Deckert

Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany

Developments in Near-Field Raman Scattering

Kohei Imura

Waseda University, Japan

Spatio-Temporal Responses of Plasmons Excited in Metal Nanostructures

Tamitake Itoh

AIST, Japan

Plamon-Enhanced Spectroscopy under Strong Coupling Regime

Mikael Käll

Chalmers Univ. of Tech., Sweden

Optically Driven Plasmonic Nanomotors

Sergei G. Kazarian

Imperial College London, UK

Electro-Assisted Tip-Enhanced Raman Scattering of Azo-Chromophores in Glassy Environment

Zee Hwan Kim

Seoul National University, Korea

Unusual Vibrational Excitations induced by Gap-Plasmons

Stefan A Maier

Imperial College London, UK

Charge Transfer in Nanoplasmonics as an Avenue for Control of Chemical SERS Enhancement and Molecular Self-Assembly

Kei Murakoshi

Hokkaido University, Japan

Light - Matter Interaction Monitored by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering

Yukihiro Ozaki

Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

Chiral Discrimination Using Chemically Modified Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS) Based Charge-Transfer and H-bonding

Sebastian Schlücker

University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Precision SERS: From Ideal Dimers of Gold Nanoparticles to iSERS Microscopy on Single Cells

Yung Doug Suh


Nanogap-Enhanced Raman Scattering (NERS)

Zhongqun Tian

Xiamen University, China

Some Thoughts on Development Bottlenecks and Future Directions of Plasmon-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Lawrence Ziegler

Boston University, USA

Biomedical Application of SERS: Diagnostics, Metabolomics, Forensics

2. Non-linear and Time-resolved Raman

Mischa Bonn

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany

Novel Two-Dimensional Terahertz-Infrared-Raman Spectroscopy

Giulio Cerullo

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Stimulated Raman Scattering with Broadband Detection

Katsumasa Fujita

Osaka University, Japan

Raman Microscopy for Molecular Imaging of Living Cells

Peter Gilch

HHU Duesseldorf, Germany

Applications of Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Microscopy in Polymer Science

Siva Umapathy

Indian Institute of Science, India

Femtosecond Structural Dynamics of Model Systems in Excited State : A Ultrafast Raman Loss Spectroscopy (URLS) Study

Klaas Wynne

University Glasgow, UK

Delocalized Phonon-Like Modes in Biomolecules

3. Analytical, Instrumentation, Industrial applications and New Techniques

Ishan Barman

John Hopkins University, USA

Dissecting the Metastatic Cascade with Label-Free Vibrational Spectroscopy

Hoeil Chung

Hanyang University, Korea

Understanding of Raman Photon Distributions in Samples as a Basis for Reliable Quantitative Analysis

Dennis Hore

University of Victoria, Canada

Water as a Mediator and Reporter of Biological Adhesion

Hideaki Kano

University of Tsukuba, Japan

Advances in CARS Spectroscopy and Imaging Using a Supercontinuum Light Source

Igor Lednev

University at Albany, USA

Raman Spectroscopy and Advanced Statistics for Forensic Applications

Pavel Matousek

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK

Micro-Scale Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy (Micro-SORS)

Isao Noda

University of Delaware, USA

Two-Dimensional Raman Correlation Spectroscopy Study of Bioplastics

Shigeki Yamamoto

Osaka University, Japan

Raman Optical Activity for Structural Analysis of Proteins

4. Materials (2D Materials and Others)

Lance Cooper

University of Illinois, USA

Exploring Spin Dynamics and the Novel Magnetostructural Phases of Layered 4d and 5d Materials

Antonio Gomes Souza Filho

Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Strain Effects on Graphene and MoS2 Layers Investigated by Raman pectroscopy

Yann Gallais

Université Paris Diderot, France

Electronic Raman Scattering in Quantum Materials and 2D Crystals

Keith Gordon

University of Otago, New Zealand

Insight into Organic Photovoltaic Materials through Raman Spectroscopy and Computational Chemistry

Janina Maultzsch

Institut für Festkörperphysik, Germany

Resonant Raman Spectroscopy of Single- and Few-Layer 2D Materials

Marcos A. Pimenta

Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Studying Electrons and Phonons in Novel 2D Materials by Raman Spectroscopy

Sunmin Ryu


Surface Science of 2-Dimensional Crystals Probed by Optical Spectroscopy

Ze Xiang Shen

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Configuring the Properties of 2D Materials by Stacking and Its Application in 2D Homo-junctions

Ping-Heng Tan

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Low-Frequency Raman Spectroscopy and its Applications in 2D Materials

Jun Yan

University of Massachusetts, USA

Polarization Resolved Raman Scattering of H and T’ Layered Transition Metal Di-chalcogenides

5. Biomedical Applications

Malgorzata Baranska

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Raman Imaging for Diagnosis and Detection of Diseases

Lai-Kwan Chau

National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

Detection of Bioparticles Using SERS Nanoprobes

Mustafa Culha

Yeditepe University, Turkey

Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Living Single Cell Analysis

Karen Faulds

University of Strathclyde, UK

Multiplexed and Quantitative Bioanalysis Using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)

Roy Goodacre

University of Manchester, UK

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring with SERS

Jean-Francois Masson

University of Montreal, Canada

SERS Optophysiology of Living Cells and Neurons

Juergen Popp

Friedrich Schiller University, Germany

Raman for Clinics - Quo Vadis?

Hidetoshi Sato

Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

Raman Spectroscopy for Analysis of Biological Reaction

Bayden Wood

Monash University, Australia

Red Blood Cell Resonators

6. Fundamental Raman Processes and Theory

Hyeonsik Cheong

Sogang University, Korea

Raman Spectroscopy for Investigation of Antiferromagnetic Ordering in 2-Dimensional Materials

Erlon Ferreira


Raman Metrology: a Community Effort towards Standardization and Traceability

Minhaeng Cho

Korea Univ., Korea

A New Switching-off Mechanism for Enhanced Resolution of Coherent Raman Imaging

Lingling Ren

NIM, China

Valid Measurements of Fullerene and Graphene by Raman Spectroscopy

As of June 22, 2018.