Francesco Simoni –

Professor of Physics – Fellow of the Optical Society of America

Areas of Expertise

Materials investigated include polymers, liquid
crystals, composites and self-assembled structures
with organic compounds.

Phenomena investigated include nonlinear optical
properties, light induced memory effects,
holographic patterning of special morphologies,
optical actuation, lasing.

Applications considered include lab-on-chip
devices, optofluidic devices, optical data storage,
spatial light modulation, signal processing.