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Dr. Laura Martinez Maestro

Postdoctoral Fellow
Clarendon Laboratory Room 245
Phone (office): +44 (0) 1865 272339
Phone (lab): +44 (0) 1865 282649
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 272400

Research interests

Confocal microscopy, semiconductor nanowires.


  1. Near-infrared and short-wavelength infrared photodiodes based on dye-perovskite composites,
    QQ Lin, ZP Wang, M Young, JB Patel, RL Milot, LM Maestro, RR Lunt, HJ Snaith, MB Johnston, LM Herz
    Adv. Funct. Mater., 27:1702485 (2017) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1002/adfm.201702485 ]
  2. Dielectric anomalous response of water at 60 degrees c,
    QQ Lin, ZP Wang, M Young, JB Patel, RL Milot, LM Maestro, RR Lunt, HJ Snaith, MB Johnston, LM Herz, E Camarillo, LM Maestro, JA Gonzalo, C Arago, M Marques, D Jaque, G Lifante, JG Sole, K Santacruz-gomez, RC Carrillo-torres, F Jaque
    Philos. Mag., 95:683-690 (2015) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1080/14786435.2014.1000419 ]
  3. Quantum-dot based nanothermometry in optical plasmonic recording media,
    LM Maestro, QM Zhang, XP Li, D Jaque, M Gu
    Appl. Phys. Lett., 105:181110 (2014) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1063/1.4901258 ]
  4. Fluorescent nanothermometers for intracellular thermal sensing,
    D Jaque, EM Rodriguez, LM Maestro, P Haro-gonzalez, JG Sole
    Nanomedicine, 9:1047- (2014) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.2217/NNM.14.59 ]
  5. Quantum dot thermometry evaluation of geometry dependent heating efficiency in gold nanoparticles,
    LM Maestro, P Haro-gonzalez, A Sanchez-iglesias, LM Liz-marzan, JG Sole, D Jaque
    Langmuir, 30:1650-1658 (2014) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1021/la403435v ]
  6. Gold nanorods for optimized photothermal therapy: the influence of irradiating in the first and second biological windows,
    LM Maestro, E Camarillo, JA Sanchez-Gil, R Rodriguez-oliveros, J Ramiro-bargueno, AJ Caamano, F Jaque, JG Sole, D Jaque
    RSC Adv., 4:54122-54129 (2014) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1039/c4ra08956a ]
  7. Response to ,
    LM Maestro, C Jacinto, UR Silva, F Vetrone, JA Capobianco, D Jaque, JG Sole
    Small, 9:3198-3200 (2013) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1002/smll.201300569 ]
  8. Fluorescent nanothermometers provide controlled plasmonic-mediated intracellular hyperthermia,
    LM Maestro, P Haro-gonzalez, F Sanz-rodriguez, A Juarranz, JG Sole, D Jaque
    Nanomedicine, 8:379-388 (2013) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.2217/NNM.12.122 ]
  9. Fluorescent nano-particles for multi-photon thermal sensing,
    D Jaque, LM Maestro, E Escudero, EM Rodriguez, JA Capobianco, F Vetrone, F Sanz-rodriguez, C Jacinto, U Rocha, JG Sole
    J. Lumines., 133:249-253 (2013) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2011.12.022 ]
  10. Heating efficiency of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in the first and second biological windows,
    LM Maestro, P Haro-gonzalez, J Ramiro, AJ Caamano, E Carrasco, A Juarranz, F Sanz-rodriguez, JG Sole, D Jaque
    Nanoscale, 5:7882-7889 (2013) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1039/c3nr01398g ]
  11. Optical trapping of nayf4:er3+,yb3+ upconverting fluorescent nanoparticles,
    P Haro-gonzalez, LM Maestro, EM Rodriguez, R Naccache, JA Capobianco, K Dholakia, JG Sole, D Jaque
    Nanoscale, 5:12192- (2013) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1039/c3nr03644h ]
  12. Evaluation of rare earth doped silica sub-micrometric spheres as optically controlled temperature sensors,
    P Haro-gonzalez, LM Maestro, M Trevisani, S Polizzi, D Jaque, JG Sole, M Bettinelli
    J. Appl. Phys., 112:054702 (2012) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1063/1.4751349 ]
  13. Absorption efficiency of gold nanorods determined by quantum dot fluorescence thermometry,
    LM Maestro, P Haro-gonzalez, JG Coello, D Jaque
    Appl. Phys. Lett., 100:201110 (2012) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1063/1.4718605 ]
  14. Optimum quantum dot size for highly efficient fluorescence bioimaging,
    LM Maestro, C Jacinto, U Rocha, F Sanz-rodriguez, A Juarranz, JG Sole, D Jaque
    J. Appl. Phys., 111:023513 (2012) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1063/1.3676251 ]
  15. Deep tissue bio-imaging using two-photon excited cdte fluorescent quantum dots working within the biological window,
    LM Maestro, JE Ramirez-hernandez, N Bogdan, JA Capobianco, F Vetrone, JG Sole, D Jaque
    Nanoscale, 4:298-302 (2012) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1039/c1nr11285f ]
  16. Cdte quantum dots as nanothermometers: towards highly sensitive thermal imaging,
    LM Maestro, C Jacinto, UR Silva, F Vetrone, JA Capobianco, D Jaque, JG Sole
    Small, 7:1774-1778 (2011) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1002/smll.201002377 ]
  17. Nanoparticles for highly efficient multiphoton fluorescence bioimaging,
    LM Maestro, EM Rodriguez, F Vetrone, R Naccache, HL Ramirez, D Jaque, JA Capobianco, JG Sole
    Opt. Express, 18:23544- (2010) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1364/OE.18.023544 ]
  18. Temperature sensing using fluorescent nanothermometers,
    F Vetrone, R Naccache, A Zamarron, F Sanz-rodriguez, LM Maestro, EM Rodriguez, D Jaque, JG Sole, JA Capobianco
    ACS Nano, 4:3254-3258 (2010) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1021/nn100244a ]
  19. Ultrafast laser inscription of bistable and reversible waveguides in strontium barium niobate crystals,
    D Jaque, ND Psaila, RR Thomson, F Chen, LM Maestro, A Rodenas, DT Reid, AK Kar
    Appl. Phys. Lett., 96:191104 (2010) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1063/1.3429584 ]
  20. Anisotropic lattice changes in femtosecond laser inscribed nd3+:mgo:linbo3 optical waveguides,
    A Rodenas, LM Maestro, MO Ramirez, GA Torchia, L Roso, F Chen, D Jaque
    J. Appl. Phys., 106:013110 (2009) [ abstract | pdf | doi:10.1063/1.3168432 ]