Multifunctional Optical Materials Group

Dra. Victoria Esteso Carrizo


Multifunctional Optical Materials Group
Institute of Materials Science of Sevilla
Spanish National Research Council
c/ Américo Vespucio, 49. 41092 – Sevilla
tel: +34 954 489 500 ext: 9235

Research Interests

Optical Properties at Nanoscale Optical Properties at Nanoscale
– Casimir Forces
– Nanolevitation
– Tuning Optical Properties
– Spin-Coating
– Dip-Coating


– 2015 – “La Caixa” PhD. Grant for studies in a Spanish University
– 2014 – to date: PhD. Student, MOM Group, ICMS, Seville.
– 2013 – 2014:  Master studies in Science and Technology of New Materials, University of Seville (Spain)
– 2008 – 2013: Physics studies (MSc equivalent), Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

Further Projects

– 2013: Collaboration Grant, Biophysic Group, Applied Physic Department of Complutense University of Madrid. “Use of wavelet transforms to analyze magnetoencephalographys’ signals: entropy and complexity”
– 2012 (Summer): JAE-Intro Grant, Photonic Crystals Group, ICMM (Madrid). “DNA as photonic material”


Premelting of ice adsorbed on a rock surface
V. Esteso, S. Carretero-Palacios, L. G. MacDowell, Johannes Fiedler, D. F. Parsons, F. Spallek, H. Míguez, C. Persson, Stefan Yoshi Buhmann, I. Brevik & M. Boström
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2020, Advance Article. DOI: 10.1039/C9CP06836H.

Optical interference effects on Casimir-Lifshitz force in multilayer structures
Victoria Esteso, Sol Carretero Palacios, and Hernán Míguez.
Phys. Rev. A., 2020, 101(3), 033815. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevA.101.033815.

Finite Size Effects on Light Propagation throughout Random Media: Relation between Optical Properties and Scattering Event Statistics
J. M. Miranda-Muñoz, V. Esteso, A. Jiménez-Solano, G. Lozano, H. Míguez
Adv. Optical Mater. 2019, 1901196. DOI:10.1002/adom.201901196

Casimir-Lifshitz Force-Based Optical Resonators
Victoria Esteso, Sol Carretero- Palacios, Hernán Míguez.
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2019 10(19), pp.5856-5860. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02030

Trapping of Gas Bubbles in Water at a Finite Distance below a Water–Solid Interface
V. Esteso.; S. Carretero- Palacios.; P. Thiyam.; H. Míguez.; D.F. Parsons.; I. Brevik.; M. Boström
Langmuir, 2019, 35(12), pp. 4218-4223. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b04176

Effect of temperature variations on equilibrium distances in levitating parallel dielectric plates interacting through Casimir forces
Esteso V.; Carretero-Palacios, S.; Míguez, H.
Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, 119, p 144301 . DOI: 10.1063/1.4945428.

Nanolevitation Phenomena in Real Plane-Parallel Systems Due to the Balance between Casimir and Gravity Forces
V. Esteso, S. Carretero-Palacios, H. Míguez
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119(10), PP.5663–5670. DOI:10.1021/jp511851z

FRET-Mediated Amplified Spontaneous Emission in DNA-CTMA Complexes
M. Ibisate, J.F. Galisteo-López, V. Esteso and C. López
Adv. Optical Mater., 1, 651-656 (2013)