Professor Esa Jaatinen

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Faculty of Science,
School of Chemistry & Physics

Personal details


Director of Graduate Research Education and Development
Faculty of Science,
School of Chemistry & Physics
Faculty of Science,
School of Chemistry & Physics


lasers, nanoparticles, nonlinear optics, Raman spectroscopy, optical metrology, Vortex beams, plasmons, SERS, z-scan, saturated absorption spectroscopy


Optical Physics

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Australian National University)
  • GradCert(TechManag) (Deakin University)
  • HonsBSc(Physics) (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

  • 2016- present: Senior member of the Optical Society of America
  • 2018- present: Australian Institute of Physics
  • 1991- 2016: Optical Society of America
  • 1991- present: Australian Optical Society


Teaching discipline: Physics
Teaching areas

  • quantum mechanics
  • optics
  • spectroscopy
  • lasers and photonics
  • non-linear and quantum optics.

Selected publications

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Research projects