L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, K. Trejgis, K. Maciejewska, K. Elzbieciaka and K. Ledwaa, Enhancing the sensitivity of a Nd3+,Yb3+:YVO4 nanocrystalline luminescent thermometer by host sensitization​, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, Just Accepted


A. Kobylinska, K. Kniec, L. Marciniak, The influence of dopant concentration and grain size on the ability to temperature sensing using nanocrystalline MgAl2O4:Co2+, Nd3+ luminescent thermometers, New J. Chem., 2019, Just Accepted



K. Kniec, L. Marciniak, Spectroscopic properties of LaGaO3:V,Nd3+ nanocrystals as a potential luminescent thermometer, Phys Chem Chem Phys, 20 (2018) 21598-21606.

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, K. Elzbieciak, NIR-NIR luminescent thermometry with Nd3+ doped nanoparticles in avalanche-like photoexcitation scheme, Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2018), Just Accepted

L. Marciniak, K. Trejgis, Luminescence lifetime thermometry with Mn3+-Mn4+ co-doped nanocrystals, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6 (2018), 7092-7100

S. Wen, J. Zhou, K. Zheng, A. Bednarkiewicz, X. Liu, D. Jin, Advances in highly doped upconversion nanoparticles, [Paper #NCOMMS-17-31904B], Nature Communications

K. Elzbieciak, A. Bednarkiewicz, L. Marciniak, Temperature sensitivity modulation through crystal field engineering in Ga3+ co-doped Gd3Al5-xGaxO12:Cr3+, Nd3+ nanothermometers, Sens and Actuators B, 269 (2018) 96–102.

P. Rodríguez-Sevilla, K. Prorok, A.Bednarkiewicz, M.Marqués, A.García-Martín, J.Garcia Sole, P.Haro-González, D.Jaque, Optical forces at the nanoscale: size and electrostatic effects, Nano Lett., 18 (2018) 602–609


A. Pilch, C. Würth, M. Kaiser, D. Wawrzyńczyk, M. Kurnatowska, S. Arabasz, K. Prorok, M. Samoć, W. Strek, U. Resch-Genger, A. Bednarkiewicz, Shaping luminescent properties of Yb3+ and Ho3+ co-doped up-converting core-shell b-NaYF4 nanoparticles by dopant distribution and spacing, Small, 10 (2017) 1701635

A.  Pilch,  D.  Wawrzyńczyk,  M.  Kurnatowska,  B.Czaban, M. Samoć, W. Strek, A. Bednarkiewicz, The  concentration  dependent  up-conversion luminescence  of  Ho3+ and  Yb3+ co-doped  β-NaYF4, J. Luminescence, 182 (2017) 114–122

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, W. Strek, The impact of nanocrystals size on luminescent properties and thermometry capabilities of Cr, Nd doped nanophosphors, Sens and Actuators B, 238 (2017) 381–386.

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, J. Drabik, K. Trejgis, W. Strek, Optimization of highly sensitive YAG:Cr3+,Nd3+ nanocrystals based luminescent thermometer operating in optical window of biological tissues, Phys Chem Chem Phys, 19 (2017) 7343-7351.

L. Marciniak, A. Pilch, S. Arabasz,  D. Jin, A. Bednarkiewicz, Heterogeneously Nd3+ Doped Single Nanoparticles for NIR-induced Heat Conversion, Luminescence, and Thermometry, Nanoscale, 9 (2017) 8288-8297.

L. Marciniak, K. Prorok, A. Bednarkiewicz, Size dependent sensitivity of Yb3+,Er3+ up-converting luminescent nano-thermometers, J Mater Chem C, 5 (2017) 7890-7897.

A. Bednarkiewicz, K. Trejgis, J. Drabik, A. Kowalczyk, L. Marciniak, Phosphor assisted temperature sensing and imaging using resonant and non-resonant photoexcitation scheme, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9 (2017) 43081–43089.


L. Marciniak, K. Prorok, L. Frances-Soriano, J. Perez-Prieto, A. Bednarkiewicz, A broadening temperature sensitivity range with core-shell YbEr@YbNd double ratiometric optical nanothermometer, Nanoscale, 8 (2016) 5037-5042.

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, Comment on ‘A strategy for enhancing the sensitivity of optical thermometers in b-NaLuF4:Yb3+/Er3+ nanocrystals’, J Mater Chem C, 4 (2016) 4327-4328.

L. Marciniak, K. Prorok, A. Bednarkiewicz, A. Kowalczyk, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, Water dispersible LiNdP4O12 nanocrystals: new multifunctional NIR-NIR luminescent materials for bio-aplications, J Lumin, 176 (2016) 144-148.

L. Marciniak, K. Waszniewska, A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, Sensitivity of Nanocrystalline Luminescent Thermometer in High and Low Excitation Density Regimes, J Phys Chem C, 120 (2016) 8878-8882.

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, The influence of dopant concentration on temperature dependent emission spectra in LiLa1-x-yEuxTbyP4O12 nanocrystals: toward rational designing of highly-sensitive luminescent nanothermometer, Phys Chem Chem Phys, 18 (2016) 15584 – 15592.

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Kowalska, W. Strek A new generation of highly sensitive luminescent thermometers operating in optical window of biological tissues, J Mater Chem C, 4 (2016) 5559-5563.

L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, The influence of Nd3+ concentration and alkali ions on the sensitivity of non-contact temperature measurements in ALaP4O12:Nd3+ (A = Li, K, Na, Rb) nanocrystalline luminescent thermometers, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4 (2016) 11284-11290.

K. Prorok, D. Wawrzyńczyk, M. Misiak, A. Bednarkiewicz, Active-Core-Active-Shell Upconverting Nanoparticles: novel mechanisms, features and perspectives for bio-labeling, Chapter 9, Upconverting Nanomaterials: Perspectives, Synthesis, and Applications, CRC Press, editor Claudia Altavilla ISBN 9781498707749


L. Marciniak, A. Bednarkiewicz, M. Stefanski, R. Toamala, D. Hreniak, W. Strek, Near infrared absorbing near infrared emitting highly -sensitive luminescent nanothermometer based on Nd3+ to Yb3+ energy transfer, Phys Chem Chem Phys,17 (2015) 24315-24321.