Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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    2017
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Periodicity effects on compound waves guided by a thin metal slab sandwiched between two periodically nonhomogeneous dielectric materials

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 11, 4, 043507.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    periodic variations
    slabs
    Metals
    metals
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Polarization-state-dependent attenuation and amplification in a columnar thin film

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 19, 12, 12LT01.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amplification
    attenuation
    Polarization
    Thin films
    polarization
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    Wave transmission
    Light polarization
    Thin films
    Substrates
    thin films
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    Dielectric properties
    Yield stress
    Elastic moduli
    Thin films
    Mechanical properties
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Signatures of thermal hysteresis in Tamm-wave propagation

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Mackay, T. G., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 34, 10, p. 2155-2160 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wave propagation
    hysteresis
    signatures
    refractivity
    linear polarization
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Structural colours of nickel bioreplicas of butterfly wings

    Tolenis, T., Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 28 2017, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 64, 8, p. 781-786 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wings
    nickel
    color
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Temperature-mediated transition from Dyakonov-Tamm surface waves to surface-plasmon-polariton waves

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Mackay, T. G., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 19, 8, 085002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    electromagnetic surface waves
    polaritons
    Surface waves
    surface waves
    Superconducting transition temperature
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Time course of peri-implant bone regeneration around loaded and unloaded implants in a rat model

    Jariwala, S. H., Wee, H., Roush, E. P., Whitcomb, T. L., Murter, C., Kozlansky, G., Lakhtakia, A., Kunselman, A. R., Donahue, H. J., Armstrong, A. D. & Lewis, G. S., May 2017, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 35, 5, p. 997-1006 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bone Regeneration
    Extremities
    Bone Resorption
    Bone and Bones
    Osteogenesis
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Time-domain electromagnetic scattering by a sphere in uniform translational motion

    Garner, T. J., Lakhtakia, A., Breakall, J. K. & Bohren, C. F., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision. 34, 2, p. 270-279 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    translational motion
    electromagnetic scattering
    Scattering
    Lorentz transformations
    Electric fields
    2016
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Blazed-grating spectrum splitter for harvesting solar energy

    Fan, L., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 3 2016, In : Electronics Letters. 52, 5, p. 387-388 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Maxwell equations
    Solar radiation
    Solar energy
    Solar cells
    Wavelength
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    Silver
    polaritons
    silver
    Thin films
    thin films
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Classical electromagnetic model of surface states in topological insulators

    Lakhtakia, A. & MacKay, T. G., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 10, 3, 033004.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface states
    insulators
    Surface charge
    electromagnetism
    Maxwell equations
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Combined optical-electrical finite-element simulations of thin-film solar cells with homogeneous and nonhomogeneous intrinsic layers

    Anderson, T. H., Faryad, M., Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Singh, R., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Photonics for Energy. 6, 2, 025502.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    p-i-n junctions
    reflectors
    Solar cells
    solar cells
    thin films
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    Dermatoglyphics
    DNA
    Cyanoacrylates
    Crime
    Microsatellite Repeats
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Compound guided waves that mix characteristics of surface-Plasmon-Polariton, Tamm, Dyakonov-Tamm, and Uller-Zenneck waves

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 33, 6, p. 1197-1206 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    electromagnetic surface waves
    constitution
    boundary value problems
    electromagnetic radiation
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Compound surface-plasmon-polariton waves guided by a thin metal layer sandwiched between a homogeneous isotropic dielectric material and a structurally chiral material

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 15 2016, In : Optics Communications. 363, p. 201-206 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    polaritons
    Metals
    metals
    Skin
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Dual-band circular-polarization filter for obliquely incident light

    Erten, S. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 1 2016, In : Microwave and Optical Technology Letters. 58, 10, p. 2381-2384 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Circular polarization
    circular polarization
    Zinc
    zinc selenides
    filters
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    electromagnetic scattering
    expansion
    forward scattering
    coefficients
    electrical impedance
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Enhancement of Dynamic Sensitivity of Multiple Surface-plasmonic-polaritonic Sensor Using Silver Nanoparticles

    Abbas, F., Faryad, M., Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 1 2016, In : Plasmonics. 11, 4, p. 987-994 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Silver
    Nanoparticles
    Thin films
    Sensors
    Fluids
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Gain and loss enhancement in active and passive particulate composite materials

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 1 2016, In : Waves in Random and Complex Media. 26, 4, p. 553-563 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    particulates
    composite materials
    augmentation
    Composite materials
    Permittivity
    12 Citations (Scopus)
    Silver
    silver
    Nanoparticles
    aqueous solutions
    Thin films
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Left/right asymmetry in Dyakonov-Tamm-wave propagation guided by a topological insulator and a structurally chiral material

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Mackay, T. G., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 18, 11, 115101.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Wave propagation
    wave propagation
    asymmetry
    insulators
    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    Surface states
    slabs
    asymmetry
    transmittance
    plane waves
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Nonreciprocal dyakonov-wave propagation supported by topological insulators

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 33, 6, p. 1266-1270 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wave propagation
    insulators
    electrical impedance
    propagation
    decay
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    On the propagation of Voigt waves in energetically active materials

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 22 2016, In : European Journal of Physics. 37, 6, 064002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wave propagation
    dyadics
    propagation
    symmetry
    infiltration
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Planar Light Concentration in Micro-Si Solar Cells Enabled by a Metallic Grating-Photonic Crystal Architecture

    Liu, L., Barber, G. D., Shuba, M. V., Yuwen, Y., Lakhtakia, A., Mallouk, T. E. & Mayer, T. S., Apr 20 2016, In : ACS Photonics. 3, 4, p. 604-610 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optics and Photonics
    concentrators
    Photonic crystals
    Multiplexing equipment
    Solar cells
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Simultaneous amplification and attenuation in isotropic chiral materials

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., May 2016, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 18, 5, 055104.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    handedness
    Amplification
    attenuation
    homogenizing
    chirality
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Single and cascaded, magnetically controllable metasurfaces as terahertz filters

    Serebryannikov, A. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Ozbay, E., May 1 2016, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 33, 5, p. 834-841 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    magnetostatic fields
    filters
    cascades
    controllability
    field strength
    5 Citations (Scopus)
    absorptance
    reflectors
    Multilayers
    Waveguides
    Corrugated metal
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Temperature-dependent dynamic moduli of Parylene-C columnar microfibrous thin films

    Chindam, C., Brown, N. R., Lakhtakia, A., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Orfali, W., Aug 1 2016, In : Polymer Testing. 53, p. 89-97 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Thin films
    Vapor deposition
    Substrates
    Monomers
    Fluxes
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Temperature-mediated transition from dyakonov surface waves to surface-plasmon-polariton waves

    Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 2016, In : IEEE Photonics Journal. 8, 5, 7586106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    Surface waves
    surface waves
    Superconducting transition temperature
    transition temperature
    2015
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    adequacy
    Silicon solar cells
    Spectrum analysis
    spectrum analysis
    solar cells
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    An optical-sensing modality that exploits Dyakonov–Tamm waves

    Abbas, F., Lakhtakia, A., Naqvi, Q. A. & Faryad, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Photonics Research. 3, 1, p. 5-8 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fluids
    fluids
    polaritons
    Surface waves
    surface waves
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Application of Bruggeman and Maxwell Garnett homogenization formalisms to random composite materials containing dimers

    MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 3 2015, In : Waves in Random and Complex Media. 25, 3, p. 429-454 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    homogenizing
    Dimers
    dimers
    composite materials
    Composite materials
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Asymmetric coupling and dispersion of surface-plasmon-polariton waves on a periodically patterned anisotropic metal film

    Dutta, J., Ramakrishna, S. A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 7 2015, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 117, 1, 013102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    metal films
    polaritons
    photoresists
    thin films
    silver
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    Buffer layer between a planar optical concentrator and a solar cell

    Solano, M. E., Barber, G. D., Lakhtakia, A., Faryad, M., Monk, P. B. & Mallouk, T. E., Sep 1 2015, In : AIP Advances. 5, 9, 097150.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    concentrators
    buffers
    solar cells
    gallium
    antireflection coatings
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Columnar-Thin-Film-Assisted Visualization of Depleted Sebaceous Fingermarks on Nonporous Metals and Hard Plastics

    Williams, S. F., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A. & Shaler, R. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 60, 1, p. 179-185 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Acrylonitrile
    Styrene
    Nylons
    Aluminum
    Plastics
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Comparison of the Columnar-Thin-Film and Vacuum-Metal-Deposition Techniques to Develop Sebaceous Fingermarks on Nonporous Substrates,

    Williams, S. F., Pulsifer, D. P., Shaler, R. C., Ramotowski, R. S., Brazelle, S. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 60, 2, p. 295-302 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Vacuum
    Metals
    Garbage
    Stainless Steel
    Islands
    13 Citations (Scopus)
    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    polaritons
    Metals
    composite materials
    Composite materials
    21 Citations (Scopus)

    Detecting emerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis) using branch traps baited with 3D-printed beetle decoys

    Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Berkebile, J., Steiner, K. C., Lelito, J. P., Hall, L. P. & Baker, T. C., Jun 18 2015, In : Journal of Pest Science. 88, 2, p. 267-279 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Agrilus planipennis
    traps
    Coleoptera
    Podosesia syringae
    Agrilus
    19 Citations (Scopus)
    dynamic control
    attenuation
    homogenizing
    dielectric properties
    spatial distribution
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Engineered multifunctionality and environmental sustainability

    Lakhtakia, A. & Johari, W., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 5, 4, p. 732-734 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    solar power
    sexual reproduction
    dinosaur
    environmental assessment
    bat
    21 Citations (Scopus)

    Experimental excitation of multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves and waveguide modes in a one-dimensional photonic crystal atop a two-dimensional metal grating

    Liu, L., Faryad, M., Hall, A. S., Barber, G., Erten, S., Mallouk, T. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Mayer, T. S., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 9, 1, 093593.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Photonic crystals
    polaritons
    Waveguides
    Metals
    gratings
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Experimental investigation of circular Bragg phenomenon exhibited by a mirror-backed chiral sculptured thin film

    Erten, S., Swiontek, S. E., Graham, C. M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 9, 1, 090599.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mirrors
    mirrors
    reflectance
    Thin films
    experimentation
    14 Citations (Scopus)
    incidence
    Thin films
    dyadics
    Cholesteric liquid crystals
    Wavelength
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    From bioinspired multifunctionality to mimumes

    Lakhtakia, A., Sep 1 2015, In : Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials. 4, 3, p. 168-173 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Metamaterials
    Biomimetics
    Large scale systems
    parylene
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Generation of DNA profiles from fingerprints developed with columnar thin film technique

    Plazibat, S. L., Roy, R., Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2015, In : Forensic science international. 257, p. 453-457 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    DNA Fingerprinting
    Dermatoglyphics
    DNA
    Saliva
    Microsatellite Repeats
    15 Citations (Scopus)
    Hydrophobicity
    Wetting
    Monomers
    Vapors
    Fabrication
    3 Citations (Scopus)

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

    Fan, L., Faryad, M., Barber, G., Mallouk, T. E., Monk, P. B. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Photonics for Energy. 5, 1, 055099.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Solar cells
    solar cells
    gratings
    optimization
    solar spectra
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Pockels cover for switchable control of the reflection from a grounded, isotropic, lossy dielectric slab

    Valagiannopoulos, C. A., Tsitsas, N. L., Lakhtakia, A. & Burger, A., Feb 28 2015, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 117, 8, 083105.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    slabs
    electric conductors
    wavelengths
    depolarization
    birefringence