Akhlesh Lakhtakia

    • 17174 Citations
    • 53 h-Index
    1981 …2020

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    Research Output

    2014

    Multiple excitations of a surface-plasmon-polariton wave guided by a columnar thin film deposited on a metal grating

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2014, In : Optical Engineering. 53, 12, 127105.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations
    2 Scopus citations

    Oblique-angle deposition: Evolution from sculptured thin films to bioreplication

    Martín-Palma, R. J. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Scripta Materialia. 74, p. 9-12 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Observation of the Uller-Zenneck wave

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 17, p. 5204-5207 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations

    Optimization of a spectrum splitter using differential evolution algorithm for solar cell applications

    Fan, L., Faryad, M., Barber, G. D., Mallouk, T. E., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XI. Winston, R. & Gordon, J. M. (eds.). SPIE, 91910I. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9191).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Optimized Development of Sebaceous Fingermarks on Nonporous Substrates with Conformal Columnar Thin Films

    Muhlberger, S. A., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Martín-Palma, R. J. & Shaler, R. C., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 59, 1, p. 94-102 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12 Scopus citations
    8 Scopus citations
    9 Scopus citations

    Shift happens: Optical sensing with Dyakonov-Tamm waves

    Lakhtakia, A. & Faryad, M., 2014, Nanostructured Thin Films VII. SPIE, Vol. 9172. 91720H

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Surface plasmonic polaritonic sensor using a dielectric columnar thin film

    Swiontek, S. E., Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 8, 1, 083986.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    Surface-plasmon-polariton dispersions from metallic columnar thin film deposited on 2D dielectric grating

    Dutta, J., Anantha Ramakrishna, S. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 19 2014, International Conference on Fibre Optics and Photonics, 2014. Optical Society of America (OSA), (International Conference on Fibre Optics and Photonics, 2014).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Surface-plasmon-polariton dispersions from metallic columnar thin film deposited on 2D dielectric grating

    Dutta, J., Ramakrishna, S. A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Surface-plasmon-polariton wave guided by the periodically corrugated interface of a metal and a columnar thin film

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Nanophotonics V. SPIE, 91261U. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9126).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations

    The circular Bragg phenomenon

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 30 2014, In : Advances in Optics and Photonics. 6, 2, p. 225-292 68 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    75 Scopus citations

    Towards a piecewise-homogeneous metamaterial model of the collision of two linearly polarized gravitational plane waves

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 62, 12, p. 6149-6154 6 p., 6901235.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations

    Towards numerical simulation of nonhomogeneous thin-film silicon solar cells

    Anderson, T. H., Faryad, M., Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices III. SPIE, 898115. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8981).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    5 Scopus citations

    Tungsten-oxide thin films of dense, columnar, and chiral morphologies

    Tolenis, T., Swiontek, S. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Drazdys, R., Jan 1 2014, Nanostructured Thin Films VII. Lakhtakia, A., Mackay, T. G. & Suzuki, M. (eds.). SPIE, 91720X. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9172).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2013

    Analysis of prismatic bioinspired texturing of the surface of a silicon solar cell for enhanced light-coupling efficiency

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Photonics for Energy. 3, 1, 034599.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    A new bioinspired pit texture to enhance the light-coupling efficiency of silicon solar cells

    Chiadini, F., Scaglione, A., Fiumara, V. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2013, ICECom 2013 - Conference Proceedings: 21st International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications. IEEE Computer Society, 6684719. (ICECom 2013 - Conference Proceedings: 21st International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations

    An objective fingerprint quality-grading system

    Pulsifer, D. P., Muhlberger, S. A., Williams, S. F., Shaler, R. C. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Forensic Science International. 231, 1-3, p. 204-207 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations

    Bioinspired pit texturing of silicon solar cell surfaces

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 28 2013, In : Journal of Photonics for Energy. 3, 1, 034596.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    Broadband light absorption with multiple surface plasmon polariton waves excited at the interface of a metallic grating and photonic crystal

    Hall, A. S., Faryad, M., Barber, G. D., Liu, L., Erten, S., Mayer, T. S., Lakhtakia, A. & Mallouk, T. E., Jun 25 2013, In : ACS nano. 7, 6, p. 4995-5007 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    43 Scopus citations

    Comment on the paper "electromagnetic modeling of ellipsoidal nanoparticles for sensing applications"

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2013, In : Optical Engineering. 52, 7, 079701.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    1 Scopus citations

    Debye-Hückel solution for steady electro-osmotic flow of micropolar fluid in cylindrical microcapillary

    Siddiqui, A. A. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 1 2013, In : Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (English Edition). 34, 11, p. 1305-1326 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Scopus citations

    Dyakonov-Tamm waves guided by the planar surface of a chiral sculptured thin film

    Faryad, M., Lakhtakia, A. & Pulsifer, D. P., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 30, 11, p. 3035-3040 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Scopus citations

    Editorial: Vanishing methods

    Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 7, 1, 2013-0603-EDT.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Effect of grating period on the excitation of multiple surface-plasmon- polariton waves guided by the interface of a metal grating and a photonic crystal

    Hall, A. S., Faryad, M., Barber, G. D., Lakhtakia, A. & Mallouk, T. E., Jun 10 2013, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. 862003. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8620).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    3 Scopus citations

    Efficiency enhancement of amorphous-silicon tandem solar cell due to multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 10 2013, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. 862005. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8620).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2 Scopus citations

    Electromagnetic Surface Waves: A Modern Perspective

    Polo, J., Mackay, T. & Lakhtakia, A., May 2013, Elsevier Inc. 293 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    169 Scopus citations

    Engineered Biomimicry

    Lakhtakia, A. & Martín-Palma, R. J., Jun 2013, Elsevier Inc. 465 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    37 Scopus citations

    Engineered biomimicry for harvesting solar energy: A bird's eye view

    Martín-Palma, R. J. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 1 2013, In : International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials. 4, 2, p. 83-90 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Scopus citations
    26 Scopus citations

    Fabrication and testing of artificial emerald ash borer visual decoys

    Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Narkhede, M. S., Domingue, M. J., Post, B. G., Kumar, J., Martín-Palma, R. J. & Baker, T. C., Jun 4 2013, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2013. 86860L. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8686).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    1 Scopus citations

    Fabrication of free standing, three-dimensional, fibrous, thin film substrates of parylene C

    Wei, L. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 1 2013, In : Materials Research Innovations. 17, 2, p. 129-135 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations

    Fabrication of Polymeric Visual Decoys for the Male Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis)

    Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Narkhede, M. S., Domingue, M. J., Post, B. G., Kumar, J., Martín-Palma, R. J. & Baker, T. C., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Bionic Engineering. 10, 2, p. 129-138 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12 Scopus citations

    Low-frequency dielectric functions of dense and chevronic thin films of parylene C

    Kahouli, A., Wei, L., Lakhtakia, A. & Sylvestre, A., Jan 29 2013, In : Materials Letters. 95, p. 63-66 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Scopus citations

    Making solar cells a reality in every home: Opportunities and challenges for photovoltaic device design

    Singh, R., Alapatt, G. F. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2013, In : IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society. 1, 6, p. 129-144 16 p., 6589128.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    37 Scopus citations

    Metal/dielectric/metal sandwich film for broadband reflection reduction

    Jen, Y. J., Lakhtakia, A., Lin, M. J., Wang, W. H., Wu, H. M. & Liao, H. S., Apr 29 2013, In : Scientific reports. 3, 1672.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15 Scopus citations
    2 Scopus citations

    Observation of the Dyakonov-Tamm wave

    Pulsifer, D. P., Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 9 2013, In : Physical Review Letters. 111, 24, 243902.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    31 Scopus citations

    On alignment of nematic liquid crystals infiltrating chiral sculptured thin films

    Reisman, H. K., Pulsifer, D. P., Martín-Palma, R. J., Lakhtakia, A., Dabrowski, R. & Abdulhalim, I., Jul 4 2013, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 7, 1, 073591.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations

    Optical and electrical modeling of an amorphous-silicon tandem solar cell with nonhomogeneous intrinsic layers and a periodically corrugated back-reflector

    Faryad, M., Liu, L., Mayer, T. S. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 25 2013, Thin Film Solar Technology V. 882306. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8823).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    11 Scopus citations

    Optical sensing of analytes in aqueous solutions with a multiple surface-plasmon-polariton-wave platform

    Swiontek, S. E., Pulsifer, D. P. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 25 2013, In : Scientific reports. 3, 1409.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    48 Scopus citations

    Optimization of the absorption efficiency of an amorphous-silicon thin-film tandem solar cell backed by a metallic surface-relief grating

    Solano, M., Faryad, M., Hall, A. S., Mallouk, T. E., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Feb 10 2013, In : Applied Optics. 52, 5, p. 966-979 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    32 Scopus citations

    Parametric investigation of prism-coupled excitation of Dyakonov-Tamm waves

    Pulsifer, D. P., Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 30, 8, p. 2081-2089 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5 Scopus citations

    Periodically multilayered planar optical concentrator for photovoltaic solar cells

    Solano, M. E., Faryad, M., Monk, P. B., Mallouk, T. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 4 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 103, 19, 191115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11 Scopus citations

    Periodically patterned columnar thin films as blazed diffraction gratings

    Dutta, J., Anantha Ramakrishna, S. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 22 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 16, 161116.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    Preface

    Lakhtakia, A. & Martín-Palma, R. J., Jun 1 2013, Engineered Biomimicry. Elsevier Inc., p. xv-xviii

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Prism-coupled excitation of Dyakonov-Tamm waves

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., May 1 2013, In : Optics Communications. 294, p. 192-197 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations