Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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    1981 …2020

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    2019

    Artificial neural network to estimate the refractive index of a liquid infiltrating a chiral sculptured thin film in a sensor chip

    McAtee, P. D., Bukkapatnam, S. T. S. & Lakhtakia, A., 2019, International Workshop on Thin Films for Electronics, Electro-Optics, Energy, and Sensors 2019. Banerjee, P., Gudmundsson, K., Lakhtakia, A. & Subramanyam, G. (eds.). SPIE, 1137103. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11371).

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

    Electrostatic and thermal control of Dyakonov-Tamm waves guided by a graphene-coated structurally chiral medium

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 21st International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 237-241 5 p. 8879133. (Proceedings of the 2019 21st International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2019).

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

    Free lunches: Extending material properties by homogenization

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2019, International Workshop on Thin Films for Electronics, Electro-Optics, Energy, and Sensors 2019. Banerjee, P., Gudmundsson, K., Lakhtakia, A. & Subramanyam, G. (eds.). SPIE, 1137102. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11371).

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

    Optoelectronically optimized colored thin-film CZTSSe solar cells

    Ahmad, F., Anderson, T. H., Lenau, T. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2019, International Workshop on Thin Films for Electronics, Electro-Optics, Energy, and Sensors 2019. Banerjee, P., Gudmundsson, K., Lakhtakia, A. & Subramanyam, G. (eds.). SPIE, 1137107. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11371).

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

    Parylene C as a multifunctional insulator for all-organic flexible electronics

    Khawaji, I. H., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2019, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XIII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 1096813. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10968).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Pixelated metasurfaces for terahertz absorption and polarization conversion

    Rai, S., Bhattacharyya, S. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2019, 2019 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference, AP-RASC 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8738754. (2019 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference, AP-RASC 2019).

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

    Pixel-based metaatom design of graphene-metasurface absorber for terahertz waves

    Kumar, P., Lakhtakia, A. & Jain, P. K., Jan 1 2019, Terahertz, RF, Millimeter, and Submillimeter-Wave Technology and Applications XII. Sadwick, L. P. & Yang, T. (eds.). SPIE, 109171V. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10917).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Towards biomimetic red solar cells

    Lenau, T., Ahmad, F. & Lakhtakia, A., 2019, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication IX. Martin-Palma, R. J., Knez, M. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 109650E. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10965).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Transfer of information using surface-plasmon-polariton waves

    Agrahari, R., Lakhtakia, A. & Jain, P. K., Jan 1 2019, Optical Interconnects XIX. Schroder, H. & Chen, R. T. (eds.). SPIE, 109240R. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10924).

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

    2018

    Artificial neural network to predict the refractive index of a liquid infiltrating a chiral sculptured thin film

    McAtee, P. D., Bukkapatnam, S. T. S. & Lakhtakia, A., 2018, Biosensing and Nanomedicine XI. Agahi, M. H., Razeghi, M., Mohseni, H. & Agahi, M. H. (eds.). SPIE, 107280G. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10728).

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

    2 Scopus citations

    Bragg supermirrors and polarization-state-dependent attenuation and amplification

    MacKay, T. G., Vepachedu, V. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, Nanostructured Thin Films XI. Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 107310A. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10731).

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

    Chiral sculptured thin films as circular Bragg supermirrors

    MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, Nanostructured Thin Films XI. Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 107310R. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10731).

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

    Coupled spectral-hybridizable-discontinuous-Galerkin modeling of thin-film photovoltaic solar cells

    Anderson, T. H., Civiletti, B. J., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, New Concepts in Solar and Thermal Radiation Conversion and Reliability. Munday, J. N., Kempe, M. D. & Bermel, P. (eds.). SPIE, 107590X. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10759).

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

    Metasurfaces with thermal hysteresis

    Clemente-Arenas, M., Urbina, J. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 1 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 20th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 296-298 3 p. 8520495. (Proceedings of the 2018 20th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2018).

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

    Optimization of light trapping in ultrathin nonhomogeneous CuIn1-ξGaξSe2 solar cell backed by 1D periodically corrugated backreflector

    Ahmad, F., Anderson, T. H., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, Nanostructured Thin Films XI. Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 107310L. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10731).

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

    4 Scopus citations

    Planewave scattering by topologically insulating surface states on a spherical surface

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, 2018 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2411-2412 2 p. 8608562. (2018 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2018 - Proceedings).

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

    Toward multicontrollable metasurfaces

    Chiadini, F. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication VIII. Lakhtakia, A. (ed.). SPIE, 1059307. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10593).

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

    2017

    Asymmetries in surface waves and reflection/transmission characteristics associated with topological insulators

    Mackay, T. G., Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., 2017, Nanostructured Thin Films X. Mackay, T. G., Jen, Y-J. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 103560H. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10356).

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

    Bioinspired multicontrollable metasurfaces and metamaterials for terahertz applications

    Lakhtakia, A., Wolfe, D. E., Horn, M. W., Mazurowski, J., Burger, A. & Banerjee, P. P., Jan 1 2017, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017. Lakhtakia, A., Knez, M. & Martin-Palma, R. J. (eds.). SPIE, 101620V. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10162).

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

    5 Scopus citations

    How much topological insulation does one need? how much can one get?

    Lakhtakia, A., Mackay, T. G., Chiadini, F., Diovisalvi, A., Fiumara, V. & Scaglione, A., Oct 11 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 19th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 729-732 4 p. 8065351. (Proceedings of the 2017 19th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2017).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Non-exhibition of Bragg phenomenon by chevronic sculptured thin films

    Vepachedu, V., Mcatee, P. D. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2017, Nanostructured Thin Films X. Mackay, T. G., Jen, Y-J. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 103560W. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10356).

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

    On optical-absorption peaks in a nonhomogeneous dielectric material over a two-dimensional metallic surface-relief grating

    Ahmad, F., Anderson, T. H., Civiletti, B. J., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2017, Nanostructured Thin Films X. Mackay, T. G., Jen, Y-J. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 103560I. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10356).

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

    3 Scopus citations

    Optimal indium-gallium-nitride Schottky-barrier thin-film solar cells

    Anderson, T. H., Lakhtakia, A. & Monk, P. B., Jan 1 2017, Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion VIII. Conibeer, G. & Sulima, O. V. (eds.). SPIE, 103680A. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10368).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Optimization of charge-carrier generation in amorphous-silicon thin-film tandem solar cell backed by two-dimensional metallic surface-relief grating

    Civiletti, B. J., Anderson, T. H., Ahmad, F., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2017, Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion VIII. Conibeer, G. & Sulima, O. V. (eds.). SPIE, 1036809. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10368).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Periodically nanoarchitectured photovoltaic solar cells and planar optical concentrators

    Lakhtakia, A., Oct 11 2017, Proceedings of the 2017 19th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 852-854 3 p. 8065385

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

    Transition from Dyakonov and Dyakonov-Tamm surface waves to surface-plasmon-polariton waves induced by temperature

    Mackay, T. G., Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., 2017, Nanostructured Thin Films X. Mackay, T. G., Jen, Y-J. & Lakhtakia, A. (eds.). SPIE, 103560T. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10356).

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

    2016

    3D fingerprint analysis using transmission-mode multi-wavelength digital holographic topography

    Abeywickrema, U., Banerjee, P., Kota, A., Lakhtakia, A. & Swiontek, S. E., Jul 5 2016, Practical Holography XXX: Materials and Applications. Bjelkhagen, H. I. & Bove, V. M. (eds.). SPIE, 977110. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9771).

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

    9 Scopus citations

    An optical adventure in sexual deception

    Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2016, Fundamental and Applied Nano-Electromagnetics. Maffucci, A. & Maksimenko, S. A. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 203-209 7 p. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics; vol. none).

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

    On gain in homogenized composite materials

    MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., 2016, Nanostructured Thin Films IX. Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Suzuki, M. (eds.). SPIE, 99290M. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9929).

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

    Periodicity effects on compound guided waves

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2016, Nanostructured Thin Films IX. Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Suzuki, M. (eds.). SPIE, 99290P. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9929).

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

    Reflection and transmission of obliquely incident light by chiral sculptured thin films fabricated using asymmetric serial-bideposition (ASBD) technique

    McAtee, P. D. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2016, Nanostructured Thin Films IX. Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Suzuki, M. (eds.). SPIE, 99290Q. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9929).

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

    Rejoice in unexpected gifts from parrots and butterflies

    Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2016, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2016. Martin-Palma, R. J., Lakhtakia, A. & Knez, M. (eds.). SPIE, 97970K. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9797).

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

    1 Scopus citations

    Simultaneous optical sensing of multiple fluids via spatially multiplexed surface-multiplasmonic-resonance imaging

    Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2016, Nanostructured Thin Films IX. Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Suzuki, M. (eds.). SPIE, 99291H. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9929).

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

    Single and coupled metasurfaces for tunable polarization-sensitive terahertz filters

    Serebryannikov, A. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Ozbay, E., Aug 17 2016, 16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2016. de Sterke, M., Poulton, C., Piprek, J. & Steel, M. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 65-66 2 p. 7547030. (16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2016).

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

    Studies of parylene C microfibrous thin films electrical properties

    Khawaji, I. H., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2016, Semiconductors, Dielectrics, and Metals for Nanoelectronics 14. Kita, K., Kar, S., Landheer, D. & Misra, D. (eds.). 5 ed. Electrochemical Society Inc., p. 235-243 9 p. (ECS Transactions; vol. 75, no. 5).

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

    1 Scopus citations
    2015

    Asymmetric and symmetric coupling of surface-plasmon-polariton waves to planar interfaces with periodically patterned slanted columnar thin films of silver

    Dutta, J., Ramakrishna, S. A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2015, Metamaterials X. Markos, P., Kuzmiak, V. & Szoplik, T. (eds.). SPIE, 95020R. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9502).

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

    Axions, surface states, and the post constraint in electromagnetics

    Lakhtakia, A. & Mackay, T. G., Jan 1 2015, Nanostructured Thin Films VIII. Suzuki, M., Lakhtakia, A. & Mackay, T. G. (eds.). SPIE, 95580C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9558).

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

    4 Scopus citations

    Combined optical-electrical finite-element simulations of thin-film solar cells - Preliminary results

    Anderson, T. H., Faryad, M., Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Singh, R., 2015, Thin Films for Solar and Energy Technology VII. Eldada, L. A. & Heben, M. J. (eds.). SPIE, 956102. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9561).

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

    Electrical studies on Parylene-C columnar microfibrous thin films

    Khawaji, I. H., Chindam, C., Orfali, W., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2015, Semiconductors, Dielectrics, and Metals for Nanoelectronics 13. Kar, S., Misra, D., Kita, K. & Landheer, D. (eds.). 5 ed. Electrochemical Society Inc., p. 113-119 7 p. (ECS Transactions; vol. 69, no. 5).

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

    2 Scopus citations

    Influence of silver-nanoparticle layer in a chiral sculptured thin film for surface-multiplasmonic sensing

    Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., 2015, Nanostructured Thin Films VIII. Suzuki, M., Lakhtakia, A. & Mackay, T. G. (eds.). SPIE, 95580P. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9558).

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

    2 Scopus citations

    Metamaterial models of curved spacetime

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., 2015, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2015. Engheta, N., Zheludev, N. I., Noginov, M. A. & Zheludev, N. I. (eds.). SPIE, 95442K. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9544).

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

    2 Scopus citations

    The circular Bragg phenomenon for oblique incidence

    Erten, S., Lakhtakia, A. & Barber, G., Jan 1 2015, Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures V. Scherer, A., Adibi, A. & Lin, S-Y. (eds.). SPIE, 93710J. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9371).

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

    2014

    Comparison of bioinspired hillock and pit textures for silicon solar cells

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2014. SPIE, 90550T. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9055).

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

    Emerging role of photovoltaics for sustainably powering underdeveloped, emerging, and developed economies

    Singh, R., Asif, A. A., Venayagamoorthy, G. K., Lakhtakia, A., Abdelhamid, M., Alapatt, G. F. & Ladner, D. A., Nov 24 2014, 2014 2nd International Conference on Green Energy and Technology, ICGET 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-8 8 p. 6966651. (2014 2nd International Conference on Green Energy and Technology, ICGET 2014).

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

    12 Scopus citations

    Excitation of multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves and waveguide modes in a 1D photonic crystal atop a 2D metal grating

    Liu, L., Faryad, M., Hall, A. S., Barber, G. D., Erten, S., Mallouk, T. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Mayer, T. S., 2014, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XI. Winston, R. & Gordon, J. M. (eds.). SPIE, 919104. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9191).

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

    Fine-scale features on bioreplicated decoys of the emerald ash borer provide necessary visual verisimilitude

    Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Narkhede, M. S., Engel, L. G., Martín-Palma, R. J., Kumar, J., Baker, T. C. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2014. SPIE, 905507. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9055).

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

    3 Scopus citations

    Mimumes for SUBTLE applications

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

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

    3 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

    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-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