[35] F. Herrera and M. Litinskaya, Ensembles of single-molecule picocavities as nonlinear optical metamaterials, arxiv:2104.00852, 2021.

[34] I. Chi-Duran, R. Fritz, V. Olaya, R. Urzua-Leiva, G. I. Cárdenas-Jirón, D.P. Singh, F. Herrera, Anisotropic band-edge absorption of millimeter-size Zn(3-Ptz)2 single crystal metal-organic frameworks, DOI:10.26434/chemrxiv.13370414.v1, 2020.

[33] J. García-Garfido, J. Enríquez, I. Chi-Durán, I. Jara, L. Vivas, F.J. Hernández, F. Herrera, D.P. Singh, Millimeter-sized metal-organic framework single crystals without inversion symmetry: controlled growth and self-assembly mechanism, DOI:10.26434/chemrxiv.13002950.v1, 2020.

[32] J. F. Triana, F. Herrera, Self-dissociation of polar molecules in a confined infrared vacuum, DOI:10.26434/chemrxiv.12702419.v1, 2020.

[31] A. Garmulewicz, V. Hernandez, D. Ibarra, I. Jara, M. N. Faundez, D. Vasco, C. García, F. Herrera, L. Gordillo. Local production for a resilient circular economy: assessing the performance of bioplastics developed with low-cost production methods, DOI: 10.17632/nyz4y58jbt.1, 2020.


[30] R.A. Fritz, Y. Colón, F. Herrera, Engineering entangled photon pairs using metal-organic frameworks, Chem. Sci. DOI:10.1039/D0SC05572G, 2021.[PDF]

[29] A.B. Grafton, A.D. Dunkelberger, B. S. Simpkins, J. F. Triana, F. Hernandez, F. Herrera, J.C. Owrutsky, Excited-State vibration-polariton transitions and dynamics in nitroprusside, Nature Communications 12, 214, 2021. [PDF] Media coverage in


[28] J. F. Triana, F. J. Hernández, F. Herrera, The shape of the electric dipole function determines the sub-picosecond dynamics of anharmonic vibrational polaritons, J. Chem. Phys. 152, 234111, 2020. [PDF] Selected as Editor’s Pick.

[27] V. Olaya, J. Pérez-Ríos, F. Herrera, C6 coefficients for interacting Rydberg atoms and alkali-metal dimers, Phys. Rev. A 101, 032705, 2020. [PDF]

[26] F. Herrera and J. Owrutsky, Molecular polaritons for controlling chemistry with quantum optics, J. Chem. Phys. 152, 100902, 2020. [PDF] Invited Perspective Article.

[25] F. Herrera, Photochemistry with Quantum Optics from a Non-Adiabatic Quantum Trajectory Perspective, Chem 6, 5-18, 2020. [PDF]


[24] M. Wersäll, B. Munkhbat, D. G. Baranov, F. Herrera, J. Cao, T. J. Antosiewicz, T. Shegai, Correlative dark-field and photoluminescence spectroscopy of individual plasmon-molecule hybrid nanostructures in strong coupling regime, ACS Photonics 6, 10, 2570-2576, 2019.[PDF]

[23] F. Hernández and F. Herrera, Multi-level quantum Rabi model for anharmonic vibrational polaritons, J. Chem. Phys. 151, 144116, 2019. [PDF] Selected as Editor’s Pick. Received the 2019 JCP Best Paper Award by an Emerging Investigator.

[22] I. Chi-Duran, Z. Setifi, F. Setifi, C. Jelsch, B. Morgenstern, A. Vega, F. Herrera, D. Pratap Singh, K. Hegetschweiler and R. Boyaala Crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis of tris­(2,2′-bi­pyridine)­nickel(II) bis­(1,1,3,3-tetra­cyano-2-eth­oxy­propenide) dihydrate, Acta Cryst. E75, 867-871, 2019.

[21] M. J. Carreño, J. Sepúlveda, S. Tecpan, C. Hernández, F. Herrera, An Instrument-Free Demonstration of Quantum Key Distribution for High-School Students, Phys. Educ. 54, 065006, 2019. [PDF]. Media coverage in El Mostrador.

[20] J. Enríquez, I. Chi-Durán, C. Manquián, F. Herrera, D. P. Singh, Controlled growth of the non-centrosymmetric Zn(3-ptz)2 and Zn(OH)(3-ptz) metal-organic frameworks, ACS Omega 4, 7411–7419, 2019. [PDF]

[19] M. Litinskaya and F. Herrera, Vacuum-enhanced optical nonlinearities with organic molecular photoswitches, Phys. Rev. B 99, 041107(R), 2019. [PDF]

[18] I. Chi-Duran, J. Enríquez, C. Manquian, R. A. Fritz, D. Serafini, F. Herrera, D. P. Singh, Azide-based high-energy metal-organic framework with enhanced thermal stability, ACS Omega DOI:10.1021/acsomega.9b01127, 2019. [PDF]


[17] I. Chi-Duran, J. Enríquez, A. Vega, F. Herrera, D. P. Singh, Hexa­aqua­zinc(II) dinitrate bis­(5-(pyridinium-3-yl)tetra­zol-1-ide), Acta Cryst. E74, 1231-1234, 2018. [PDF]

[16] I. Chi-Duran, J. Enriquez, C. Manquian, W. Cañon-Mancisidor, D. Venegas-Yazigi, F. Herrera, D. P. Singh, pH-controlled assembly of 3D and 2D zinc-based metal-organic frameworks with tetrazole ligands, ACS Omega 3, 801, 2018. [PDF]

[15] F. Herrera and F. C. Spano, Theory of nanoscale organic cavities: The essential role of vibration-photon dressed states, ACS Photonics 5, 65, 2018. [PDF] Invited Review for Special Issue on “Strong Coupling of Molecules to Cavities”.


[14] F. Herrera and F. C. Spano, Dark vibronic polaritons and the spectroscopy of organic microcavities, Phys. Rev. Lett 118, 223601, 2017. [PDF]. Selected as an Editors´ Suggestion. Also covered in USACH Press.

[13] F. Herrera and F. C. Spano, Absorption and photoluminescence in organic cavity QED, Phys. Rev. A 95, 053867, 2017. [PDF]. Selected as APS Editor’s Suggestion.


[12] F. Herrera and F. C. Spano, Cavity-controlled chemistry in molecular ensembles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 238301, 2016. [PDF]. Selected as APS Editor’s Suggestion and Featured in APS Physics Synopsis. Media coverage in USACH Press, Pro-Physik, and Spektrum.

[11] M. Moebius, F. Herrera, S. Griesse-Nascimento, O. Reshef, C. Evans, G. G. Guerreschi, Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Eric Mazur, Efficient photon triplet generation in integrated nanophotonic waveguides, Opt. Express 24, 9932, 2016. [PDF]


[10] B. Zhu, J. Schachenmayer, M. Xu, F. Herrera, J. G. Restrepo, M. J. Holland, A. M. Rey, Synchronization of interacting quantum dipoles, New J. Phys. 17, 083063, 2015. [PDF]

2014 and Earlier

[9] F. Herrera, B. Peropadre, L. A. Pachon, S. Saikin, A. Aspuru-Guzik, Quantum nonlinear optics with polar J-aggregates in microcavities, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5, 3708, 2014. [PDF]

[8] F. Herrera, Y. Cao, S. Kais, K. B. Whaley, Infrared-dressed entanglement of cold open-shell polar molecules for universal matchgate quantum computing, New J. Phys. 16, 075001, 2014. [PDF]

[7] A.A. Kocherzhenko, J. Dawlaty, B. P. Abolins, F. Herrera, D. B. Abraham, K. B. Whaley, Collective effects in linear spectroscopy of dipole-coupled molecular arrays, Phys. Rev. A 90, 062502, 2014. [PDF]

[6] F. Herrera, S. Kais, K. B. Whaley, Entanglement creation in cold molecular gases using strong laser pulses, arXiv:1302.6444.

[5] F. Herrera, K. W. Madison, R. V. Krems, M. Berciu, Investigating polaron transitions with polar molecules, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 223002, 2013. [PDF]

[4] F. Herrera and R. V. Krems, Tunable Holstein model with cold polar molecules, Phys. Rev. A 84, 051401(R), 2011. [PDF]

[3] J. Perez-Rıos, F. Herrera, R. V. Krems, External field control of collective spin excitations in an optical lattice of 2Σ molecules, New. J. Phys. 12, 103007, 2010. [PDF]

[2] F. Herrera, M. Litinskaya, R. V. Krems, Tunable disorder in a crystal of cold polar molecules, Phys. Rev. A 82, 033428, 2010. [PDF]

[1] F. Herrera, Magnetic field-induced interference of scattering states in ultracold collisions, Phys. Rev. A 78, 054702, 2008. [PDF]