Radosław Kołkowski, M.Sc. Eng.

+48 888 448 577


  1. K. Kinastowska, K. Piela, M. Gordel, A. Żak, R. Kołkowski, M. Samoć, Gold nanoparticle-decorated graphene as a nonlinear optical material in the visible and near-infrared spectral range, PhysChemChemPhys 20 (27), 18862-18872 (2018) DOI
  2. M. Gordel, K. Piela, R. Kołkowski, T. Kozlecki, M. Buckle, M. Samoć, End-to-end self-assembly of gold nanorods in isopropanol solution: Experimental and theoretical Studies, J. Nanoparticle Research 17 (12), 477 (2015) DOI
  3. A. Arendt, R. Kołkowski, M. Samoć, S. Szafert, Spectral dependence of nonlinear optical properties of symmetrical octatetraynes with p-substituted phenyl end-groups, Phys Chem Chem Phys 17 13680-13688 (2015) DOI
  4. R. Kołkowski, M. Samoć, Modified Z-scan technique using focus-tunable lens, J. Opt. 16 125202 (2014) DOI [highlighted at http://iopscience.iop.org/2040-8986/labtalk-article/59813]
  5. M. Gordel, R. Kołkowski, J. Olesiak-Bańska, K. Matczyszyn, M. Buckle, M. Samoć, Z-scan studies of nonlinear optical properties of colloidal gold nanorods and nanoshells, J. Nanophotonics 9 (1), 093797 (2014) DOI
  6. M. Gordel, J. Olesiak-Bańska, R. Kołkowski, K. Matczyszyn, M. Buckle, M. Samoć, Comparison of third-order nonlinear optical properties of colloidal gold nanoshells and nanorods, Proc SPIE 9163 91630V (2014) DOI
  7. M. Gordel, J. Olesiak-Bańska, R. Kołkowski, K. Matczyszyn, M. Buckle, M. Samoć, Shell-thickness-dependent nonlinear optical properties of colloidal gold nanoshells, J. Mat. Chem. C 2 7239-7246 (2014) DOI
  8. M. Samoć, K. Matczyszyn, M. Nyk, J. Olesiak-Bańska, M. Gordel, P. Hańczyc, R. Kołkowski, J. Szeremeta, D. Wawrzyńczyk, M. Waszkielewicz, J. Zaręba, Nonlinear absorption in nanosystems of biological significance., MRS Proceedings 1698 (2014) DOI
  9. J. Szeremeta, R. Kołkowski, M. Nyk, M. Samoć, Wavelength Dependence of the Complex Third-order Nonlinear Optical Susceptibility of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Studied by Femtosecond Z-scan in Solution and Thin Film, J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (49), 26197–26203 (2013) DOI
  10. J. Olesiak-Bańska, M. Gordel, R. Kołkowski, K. Matczyszyn, M. Samoć, Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Colloidal Gold Nanorods, J. Phys. Chem. C 116 13731−13737 (2012) DOI
  11. L. Mazur, R. Kołkowski, K. Matczyszyn, F. Mathevet, P. Rannou, A. Attias, M. Samoć, Spectral dependence of nonlinear absorption and refraction in terthiophene-based organic semiconductors, Opt. Mater. 34 (10), 1682-1685 (2012) DOI
  12. M. Samoć, K. Matczyszyn, M. Nyk, J. Olesiak-Bańska, D. Wawrzyńczyk, P. Hańczyc, J. Szeremeta, M. Wielgus, M. Gordel, L. Mazur, R. Kołkowski, B. Straszak, M. P. Cifuentes, M. G. Humphrey, Nonlinear absorption and nonlinear refraction: maximizing the merit factors, Proc. SPIE 8258 82580V (2012) DOI

Conference presentations


  1. Plasmonic nanostructures for nonlinear optics, PANIC, April 23-25, 2013, Wroclaw, Poland
  2. Surface plasmon resonance in metal nanostructures probed by second harmonic generation, WOREN'13, February 17-21, 2013, Zlockie, Poland
  3. Tensorial properties of the second harmonic generation from triangular nanoapertures in silver film, SPASM - Symposium on Photoactive Synthetic Materials, September 13-14, 2012, Wroclaw, Poland 
  4. Probing the field enhancement in plasmonic nanostructures by nonlinear microscopy - experiments and simulations, MAC - Monabiphot Alumni Conference, June 20-23, 2012, Presqu'île de Giens, France
  5. Simulations of nonlinear optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures using Finite Element Method, PANIC, April 25-27, 2012, Wroclaw, Poland
  6. Polarization response of second-harmonic generation from CdTe/CdS rod-on-dot hybrid nanostructures, PANIC, May 25-27, 2011, Wroclaw, Poland
  7. Determination of the orientation of single quantum dot crystalline lattice by polarization analysis of its second-harmonic emission, PANIC, April 28-30, 2010, Wroclaw, Poland


  1. Second harmonic generation in plasmonic nanostructures, Dwek School on Nanoplasmonics, December 9-13, 2012, Rehovot, Israel
  2. Semiconductor based nanoparticles for nonlinear optics, JSPS French-Japanese Workshop "The NANOTECH Revolution", December 12-13, 2011, Cachan, France
  3. Polarization dependence of second harmonic generation from semiconductor quantum dot heterostructures, WOREN'11, September 4-8, 2011, Angers, France
  4. Synteza i struktura 2-(4-metoksyfenylo)-1,1-dicyjanopropenu i 2-(4-aminofenylo)-1,1-dicyjanopropenu, 51 Konwersatorium Krystalograficzne, June 25-26, 2009, Wroclaw

Tematy prac dyplomowych i badawczych (Research topics for students)

Symulacje rezonansu plazmonowego w nanocząstkach metali.