Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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    2020

    Analysis of the Rigorous Coupled Wave Approach for s-polarized light in gratings

    Civiletti, B. J., Lakhtakia, A. & Monk, P. B., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 368, 112478.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Permittivity
    Light polarization
    Gratings
    Periodicity
    Approximation
    2019

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

    McAtee, P. D., Bukkapatnam, S. T. S. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 13, 4, 046006.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prisms
    prisms
    Refractive index
    refractivity
    Neural networks
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Dyakonov–Voigt surface waves

    Mackay, T. G., Zhou, C. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 475, 2228, 20190317.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Surface Waves
    Surface waves
    surface waves
    Anisotropic media
    anisotropic media
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Effect of chemical potential on Dyakonov-Tamm waves guided by a graphene-coated structurally chiral medium

    Chiadini, F., Scaglione, A., Fiumara, V., Shuba, M. V. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 12 2019, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 21, 5, 055002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Graphite
    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    Chemical potential
    Graphene
    graphene
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    Thin films
    Electric potential
    Capacitance
    Electric space charge
    Leakage currents

    Efficiency enhancement of ultrathin CIGS solar cells by optimal bandgap grading

    Ahmad, F., Anderson, T. H., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 1 2019, In : Applied Optics. 58, 22, p. 6067-6078 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Solar cells
    Energy gap
    solar cells
    augmentation
    Open circuit voltage

    Enhanced left/right asymmetry in reflection and transmission due to a periodic multilayer of a topological insulator and an anisotropic dielectric material

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Lakhtakia, A. & Scaglione, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Applied Optics. 58, 7, p. 1724-1732 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Multilayers
    asymmetry
    insulators
    Physical vapor deposition
    vapor deposition
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Exorcizing ghost waves

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 2019, In : Optik. 192, 162926.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Evanescent fields
    ghosts
    Electromagnetic waves
    electromagnetism
    plane waves

    Hybrid Nanostructured Porous Silicon-Silver Layers for Wideband Optical Absorption

    Martín-Palma, R. J., McAtee, P. D., Ramadan, R. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 7291.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Silicon
    Silver
    Light
    Optics and Photonics
    Nanostructures

    Information Transfer by Near-Infrared Surface-Plasmon-Polariton Waves on Silver/Silicon Interfaces

    Agrahari, R., Lakhtakia, A. & Jain, P. K., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 12095.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Silicon
    Silver
    Air
    Semiconductors
    Equipment and Supplies

    Long-wavelength infrared characteristics of multifunctional microfibrous thin films of Parylene C

    Chandraprakash, C., Venugopal, V. C., Lakhtakia, A. & Awadelkarim, O. O., Sep 1 2019, In : Microwave and Optical Technology Letters. 61, 9, p. 2206-2209 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Notch filters
    Circular polarization
    Photonic crystals
    Photonics
    bandstop filters

    On Dyakonov–Voigt surface waves guided by the planar interface of dissipative materials

    Zhou, C., Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 36, 11, p. 3218-3225 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    surface waves
    permittivity
    dyadics
    phase velocity
    boundary value problems

    Planewave response of a simple Lorentz-nonreciprocal medium with magnetoelectric gyrotropy

    Lakhtakia, A., Apr 2019, In : Optik. 182, p. 372-381 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    asymmetry
    half spaces
    slabs
    plane waves
    wave scattering
    ellipsoids
    magnetic materials
    plane waves
    spherical waves
    polaritons
    wave propagation
    propagation
    quadrants
    exponential functions
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Surface waves with negative phase velocity supported by temperature-dependent hyperbolic materials

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 10 2019, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 21, 8, 085103.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Phase velocity
    phase velocity
    Surface waves
    surface waves
    propagation
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Toward Information Transfer Around a Concave Corner by a Surface-Plasmon-Polariton Wave

    Agrahari, R., Jain, P. K. & Lakhtakia, A., Feb 2019, In : IEEE Photonics Journal. 11, 1, 8556458.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    information transfer
    polaritons
    Optical interconnects
    Air
    Metals
    2018
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Bicontrollable terahertz metasurface with subwavelength scattering elements of two different materials

    Chiadini, F. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 10 2018, In : Applied Optics. 57, 2, p. 189-196 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    magnetostatic fields
    Magnetostatics
    Scattering
    pixels
    scattering
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Bioreplication for optical applications

    Martín-Palma, R. J. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 1 2018, In : MRS Communications. 8, 2, p. 220-225 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pest control
    Electroforming
    Stamping
    Light sources
    Casting
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Bragg supermirror with polarization-dependent amplification of reflected light

    Vepachedu, V., Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 15 2018, In : Optics Communications. 425, p. 58-63 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    linear polarization
    Amplification
    Polarization
    polarization
    thin films
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Characteristic Attributes of Multiple Cascaded Terahertz Metasurfaces with Magnetically Tunable Subwavelength Resonators

    Serebryannikov, A. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Ozbay, E., Mar 2018, In : Annalen der Physik. 530, 3, 1700252.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    magnetostatic fields
    resonators
    spacers
    plane waves
    configurations
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Chiral sculptured thin films for circular polarization of mid-wavelength infrared light

    Vepachedu, V. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 1 2018, In : Applied Optics. 57, 22, p. 6410-6416 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Circular polarization
    circular polarization
    Infrared radiation
    Thin films
    Wavelength
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Circular Bragg supermirror

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 12, 2, 026015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Circular polarization
    circular polarization
    Thin films
    thin films
    Nanowires
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    Dichroism
    dichroism
    transmittance
    incidence
    occurrences
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Information carried by a surface-plasmon-polariton wave across a gap

    Agrahari, R., Lakhtakia, A. & Jain, P. K., Aug 7 2018, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 124, 5, 053104.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    optical interconnects
    pulses
    metals
    air
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    On optical-absorption peaks in a nonhomogeneous thin-film solar cell with a two-dimensional periodically corrugated metallic backreflector

    Ahmad, F., Anderson, T. H., Civiletti, B. J., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 12, 1, 016017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    absorptance
    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    Light absorption
    optical absorption
    solar cells
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Optimization approach for optical absorption in three-dimensional structures including solar cells

    Civiletti, B. J., Anderson, T. H., Ahmad, F., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., May 1 2018, In : Optical Engineering. 57, 5, 057101.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Light absorption
    Solar cells
    Energy gap
    optical absorption
    solar cells
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Optimization of nonhomogeneous indium-galliumnitride Schottky-barrier thin-film solar cells

    Anderson, T. H., Lakhtakia, A. & Monk, P. B., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Photonics for Energy. 8, 3, 034501.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Indium
    indium
    Solar cells
    solar cells
    optimization
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    wave scattering
    ellipsoids
    plane waves
    Scattering
    dyadics
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Polymer Surface Textured with Nanowire Bundles to Repel High-Speed Water Drops

    Li, Y. P., Li, X. Y., Zhu, X. P., Lei, M. K. & Lakhtakia, A., May 22 2018, In : Langmuir. 34, 20, p. 5871-5879 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    bundles
    Nanowires
    voids
    Polymers
    nanowires
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    Scattering
    scattering
    Forward scattering
    incidence
    forward scattering

    Scattering characteristics of relativistically moving concentrically layered spheres

    Garner, T. J., Lakhtakia, A., Breakall, J. K. & Bohren, C. F., Feb 6 2018, In : Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 382, 5, p. 362-366 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    extinction
    scattering
    cross sections
    olivine
    shift
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Simultaneous existence of amplified and attenuated Dyakonov surface waves

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 15 2018, In : Optics Communications. 427, p. 175-179 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface waves
    surface waves
    optics
    Wave propagation
    Optics
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Simultaneous existence of amplified and attenuated surface-plasmon-polariton waves

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Optics (India). 47, 4, p. 527-533 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    propagation
    composite materials
    optics
    metals

    Temperature-mediated invocation of the vacuum state for switchable ultrawide-angle and broadband deflection

    Serebryannikov, A. E., Lakhtakia, A., Aalizadeh, M., Ozbay, E. & Vandenbosch, G. A. E., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 15044.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Vacuum
    Temperature
    Transition Temperature
    Incidence
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Thermally sensitive scattering of terahertz waves by coated cylinders for tunable invisibility and masking

    Serebryannikov, A. E., Alici, K. B., Ozbay, E. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 8 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    masking
    visibility
    scattering
    plane waves
    polarization
    2017
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Asymptotic model for finite-element calculations of diffraction by shallow metallic surface-relief gratings

    Rivas, C., Solano, M. E., Rodríguez, R., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision. 34, 1, p. 68-79 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Diffraction gratings
    Diffraction
    gratings
    diffraction
    Finite element method
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Bilaterally asymmetric reflection and transmission of light by a grating structure containing a topological insulator

    Diovisalvi, A., Lakhtakia, A., Fiumara, V. & Chiadini, F., Sep 1 2017, In : Optics Communications. 398, p. 67-76 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Wave transmission
    asymmetry
    insulators
    gratings
    Wavelength

    Coloration and Structure of the Wings of Chorinea sylphina Bates

    Dushkina, N., Erten, S. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 71, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    color
    transparency
    photography
    spectrophotometry
    butterfly
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Dielectric properties of and charge transport in columnar microfibrous thin films of Parylene C

    Khawaji, I. H., Chindam, C., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. 64, 8, p. 3360-3367 8 p., 7945486.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dielectric properties
    Charge transfer
    Thin films
    Temperature
    Electric potential
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Electromagnetic pulse scattering by a spacecraft nearing light speed

    Garner, T. J., Lakhtakia, A., Breakall, J. K. & Bohren, C. F., Aug 1 2017, In : Applied Optics. 56, 22, p. 6206-6213 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    light speed
    Light velocity
    Electromagnetic pulse
    electromagnetic pulses
    Spacecraft
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Enhanced efficiency of Schottky-barrier solar cell with periodically nonhomogeneous indium gallium nitride layer

    Anderson, T. H., Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Photonics for Energy. 7, 1, 14502.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gallium nitride
    gallium nitrides
    Indium
    indium
    Solar cells
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Giant enhancement of the controllable in-plane anisotropy of biased isotropic noncentrosymmetric materials with epsilon-negative multilayers

    Valagiannopoulos, C. A., Tsitsas, N. L. & Lakhtakia, A., Feb 14 2017, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 121, 6, 063102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    anisotropy
    augmentation
    isotropic media
    transformers
    modulators

    High-phase-speed Dyakonov-Tamm surface waves

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 11, 3, 030501.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface waves
    surface waves
    boundary value problems
    Boundary value problems
    plane waves
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    High-resolution topograms of fingerprints using multiwavelength digital holography

    Abeywickrema, U., Banerjee, P., Kota, A., Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2017, In : Optical Engineering. 56, 3, 034117.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Holography
    holography
    chutes
    Glass
    glass
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Lorentz invariance of absorption and extinction cross sections of a uniformly moving object

    Garner, T. J., Lakhtakia, A., Breakall, J. K. & Bohren, C. F., Nov 20 2017, In : Physical Review A. 96, 5, 053839.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    invariance
    extinction
    cross sections
    energy absorption
    energy
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    polaritons
    absorptance
    gratings
    thin films
    sands
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Nonexhibition of Bragg phenomenon by chevronic sculptured thin films: Experiment and theory

    Vepachedu, V., McAtee, P. D. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 11, 3, 036018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Thin films
    thin films
    Experiments
    periodic variations
    incidence
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    Huygens principle
    dyadics
    permeability
    permittivity
    magnetic fields
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Parylene-C microfibrous thin films as phononic crystals

    Chindam, C., Lakhtakia, A. & Awadelkarim, O. O., Jun 6 2017, In : Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 27, 7, 075012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Energy gap
    Thin films
    Crystals
    Water
    Air