eBEAM publications since the start of the project


J.H. Gaida, H. Lourenço-Martins, M. Sivis, T. Rittmann, A. Feist, F.J. García de Abajo, and C. Ropers, “Attosecond electron microscopy by free-electron homodyne detection“, ArXiv:2305.03005, 2023.

Y. Auad, E.J.C. Dias, M. Tencé, J.-D. Blazit, X. Li, L.F. Zagonel, O. Stéphan, L.H.G. Tizei, F.J. García de Abajo, and M. Kociak, “μeV electron spectromicroscopy using free-space light“, Nature Communications 14, 4442 2023.

A.C.Y. Liu, T.J. Davis, T. Coenen, S. Hari, L.M. Voortman, Z. Xu, G. Yuan, P.M. Ballard, A.M. Funston, and J. Etheridge, “Modulation of Cathodoluminescence by Surface Plasmons in Silver Nanowires“, Small, 2207747, 2023.

M. Taleb, M. Hentschel, K. Rossnagel, H. Giessen, and N. Talebi, “Phase-locked photon–electron interaction without a laser“, Nature Physics 19, 869-876, 2023.

F.J. García de Abajo and C. Ropers, “Spatiotemporal Electron-Beam Focusing through Parallel Interactions with Shaped Optical Fields“, Phys. Rev. Lett. 130, 246901, 2023.

F. Chahshouri and N. Talebi, “Tailoring near-field-mediated photon electron interactions with light polarization“, New Journal of Physics 25, 013033, 2023.

P. A. D. Gonçalves and F. J. García de Abajo, “Multi-plasmon effects and plasmon satellites in photoemission from nanostructures“, Nanoscale 15, 11852-11859, 2023.

M. Taleb, M. Samadi, F. Davoodi, M. Black, J. Buhl, H. Lüder, M. Gerken, and N. Talebi, Spin–orbit interactions in plasmonic crystals probed by site-selective cathodoluminescence spectroscopy“, Nanophotonics 12 (10), 1877-1889, 2023.

S. Ebel, and N. Talebi, “Inelastic electron scattering at a single-beam structured light wave“, Communications Physics 6 (1), 179, 2023.

E. Vlasov, A. Skorikov, A. Sánchez-Iglesias, L.M. Liz-Marzán, J. Verbeeck, and S. Bals, “Secondary electron induced current in scanning transmission electron microscopy: an alternative way to visualize the morphology of nanoparticles“, ACS Materials Letters, 1916, 2023.


K. Akbari, V. Di Giulio, and F. J. García de Abajo, “Optical manipulation of matter waves“, Science Advances 8, eabq2659, 2022.

V. Di Giulio and F. J. García de Abajo, “Optical-cavity mode squeezing by free electrons“, Nanophotonics 11, 4659-4670, 2022.

N. Varkentina, Y. Auad, S.Y. Woo, A. Zobelli, L. Bocher, J.-D. Blazit, X. Li, M. Tencé, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, and L.H. Tizei, “Cathodoluminescence excitation spectroscopy: Nanoscale imaging of excitation pathways“, Sci. Adv. 8, 40, eabq4947, 2022.

A. Feist, G. Huang, G. Arend, Y. Yang, J.W. Henke, A.S. Raja, F.J. Kappert, R.N. Wang, H. Lourenco-Martins, Z. Qiu, J. Liu, O. Kfir, T.J. Kippenberg, and C. Ropers, “Cavity-mediated electron-photon pairs“, Science 377, 777–780, 2022.

C. Gao, C. Hofer, D. Jannis, A. Béché, J. Verbeek, and T.J. Pennycoo, “Overcoming contrast reversals in focused probe ptychography of thick materials: An optimal pipeline for efficiently determining local atomic structure in materials science“, Applied Physics Letters 121, 081906, 2022.

D. Jannis, C. Hofer, C. Gao, X. Xie, A. Béché, T.J. Pennycook, and J. Verbeeck, “Event driven 4D STEM acquisition with a Timepix3 detector: Microsecond dwell time and faster scans for high precision and low dose applications“, Ultramicroscopy 233, 113423, 2022.

F.J. García de Abajo, E.J.C. Dias, and V. Di Giulio, “Complete excitation of discrete quantum systems by single free electrons“, Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 093401, 2022.

F. Davoodi, M. Taleb, F.K. Diekmann, T. Coenen, K. Rossnagel, and N. Talebi, “Tailoring the Band Structure of Plexcitonic Crystals by Strong Coupling“, ACS Photonics 9, 2473–2482, 2022.

N. Talebi, “A fast push to photon pairs“, Nat. Phys., vol. 18, pp. 11–12, 2022.

Y. Auad, C. Hamon, M. Tencé, H. Lourenço-Martins, V. Mkhitaryan, O. Stéphan, F. J. García de Abajo, L. H. G. Tizei, and M. Kociak, “Unveiling the Coupling of Single Metallic Nanoparticles to Whispering-Gallery Microcavities“, Nano Lett., vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 319–327, 2022.

M. Taleb, F. Davoodi, F. K. Diekmann, K. Rossnagel, and N. Talebi, “Charting the Exciton–Polariton Landscape of WSe2 Thin Flakes by Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy“, Adv. Photonics Res., vol. 3, no. 1, p. 2100124, 2022.

F. Chahshouri, M. Taleb, F. K Diekmann, K. Rossnagel, and N. Talebi, “Interaction of excitons with Cherenkov radiation in WSe2 beyond the non-recoil approximation“, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., vol. 55, p. 145101, 2022.


N. Bonnet, H. Yeon Lee, F. Shao, S. Y. Woo, J.-D. Blazit, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, A. Zobelli, O. Stéphan, M. Kociak, S. Gradečak, and L. H. G. Tizei, “Nanoscale Modification of WS2 Trion Emission by Its Local Electromagnetic Environment“, Nano Lett., vol. 21, no. 24, pp. 10178–10185, 2021.

F. J. García de Abajo, and A. Konečná , “Optical Modulation of Electron Beams in Free Space“, Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 126, p. 123901, 2021.

X. Li, G. Haberfehlner, U. Hohenester, O. Stéphan, G. Kothleitner, and M. Kociak, “Three-dimensional vectorial imaging of surface phonon polaritons“, Science, vol. 371, no. 6536, pp. 1364-1367, 2021.

J.-W. Henke, A. S. Raja, A. Feist, G. Huang, G. Arend, Y. Yang, F. J. Kappert, R. Ning Wang, M. Möller, J. Pan, J. Liu, O. Kfir, C. Ropers, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Integrated photonics enables continuous-beam electron phase modulation“, Nature, vol. 600, pp. 653–658, 2021.

O. Kfir, V. Di Giulio, F. J. García de Abajo, and C. Ropers, “Optical coherence transfer mediated by free electrons“, Sci. Adv., vol. 7, no. 18, p. eabf6380, 2021.

V. Di Giulio, O. Kfir, C. Ropers, and F. J. García de Abajo, “Modulation of Cathodoluminescence Emission by Interference with External Light“, ACS Nano, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 7290–7304, 2021.

S. Meuret, L. H. G. Tizei, F. Houdellier, S. Weber, Y. Auad, M. Tencé, H.-C. Chang, M. Kociak, and A. Arbouet, “Time-resolved cathodoluminescence in an ultrafast transmission electron microscope”, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 119, p. 062106, 2021.

A. Konečná, J. Li, J. H. Edgar, F. J. García de Abajo, and J. A. Hachtel, “Revealing Nanoscale Confinement Effects on Hyperbolic Phonon Polaritons with an Electron Beam“, Small, vol. 17, no. 39, p. 2103404, 2021.

F. Davoodi, and N. Talebi, “Plasmon–Exciton Interactions in Nanometer-Thick Gold-WSe2 Multilayer Structures: Implications for Photodetectors, Sensors, and Light-Emitting Devices“, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 6067–6074, 2021.

R. Yu, A. Konečná, and F. J. García de Abajo, “Inelastic Scattering of Electron Beams by Nonreciprocal Nanostructures“, Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 127, p. 157404, 2021.

P. H. Bittorf, F. Davoodi, M. Taleb, and N. Talebi, “Mapping optical Bloch modes of a plasmonic square lattice in real and reciprocal spaces using cathodoluminescence spectroscopy“, Opt. Express, vol. 29, no. 21, pp. 34328-34340, 2021.

V. Mkhitaryan, K. March, E. N. Tseng, X. Li, L. Scarabelli, L. M. Liz-Marzán, S.-Y. Chen, L. H. G. Tizei, O. Stéphan, J.-M. Song, M. Kociak, F. J. García de Abajo, and A. Gloter, “Can Copper Nanostructures Sustain High-Quality Plasmons?”, Nano Lett., vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 2444–2452, 2021.

F. J. García de Abajo, and V. Di Giulio, “Optical Excitations with Electron Beams: Challenges and Opportunities“, ACS Photon., vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 945–974, 2021.

H. Lourenço-Martins, D. Gérard, and M. Kociak, “Optical polarization analogue in free electron beams“, Nat. Phys., vol. 17, pp. 598–603, 2021.

A. Konečná, F. Iyikanat, and F. J. García de Abajo, “Theory of Atomic-Scale Vibrational Mapping and Isotope Identification with Electron Beams“, ACS Nano, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 9890–9899, 2021.

D. Jannis, C. Hofer, C. Gao, X. Xie, A. Béché, T.J. Pennycook, and J. Verbeeck, “Event driven 4D STEM acquisition with a Timepix3 detector: Microsecond dwell time and faster scans for high precision and low dose applications“, Ultramicroscopy, vol. 233, p. 113423, 2021.

D. Jannis, K. Müller-Caspary, A. Béché, and J. Verbeeck, “Coincidence Detection of EELS and EDX Spectral Events in the Electron Microscope“, Appl. Sci., vol. 11, no. 19, p. 9058, 2021.

K. W. Mauser, M. Solà-Garcia, M. Liebtrau, B. Damilano, P.-M. Coulon, S. Vézian, P. A. Shields, S. Meuret, and A. Polman, “Employing Cathodoluminescence for Nanothermometry and Thermal Transport Measurements in Semiconductor Nanowires,” ACS Nano, vol. 15, no. 7, 11385–11395, 2021.

M. Solà-Garcia, K. W. Mauser, M. Liebtrau, T. Coenen, S. Christiansen, S. Meuret, and A. Polman, “Photon Statistics of Incoherent Cathodoluminescence with Continuous and Pulsed Electron Beams,” ACS Photonics, vol. 8, no. 3, 916–925, 2021.

M. Liebtrau, M. Sivis, A. Feist, H. Lourenço-Martins, N. Pazos-Pérez, R. A. Alvarez-Puebla, F. J. García de Abajo, A. Polman, and C. Ropers, “Spontaneous and stimulated electron–photon interactions in nanoscale plasmonic near fields,” Light Sci. Appl., vol. 10, p. 82, 2021.

S. V. Yalunin, A. Feist, and C. Ropers, “Tailored high-contrast attosecond electron pulses for coherent excitation and scattering,” Phys. Rev. Research, vol. 3, p. L032036, 2021.

The eBEAM team has a long history of collaboration and has published the following joint papers before the start of the eBEAM program.