Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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    2015
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Relative permittivity of bulk Parylene-C polymer in the infrared regime

    Chindam, C., Lakhtakia, A., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Orfali, W., Nov 2 2015, In : Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 29, 16, p. 2139-2146 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymers
    Permittivity
    oscillators
    permittivity
    Infrared radiation
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Simpler Mass Production of Polymeric Visual Decoys for the Male Emerald Ash Borer (AgriAgrilus planipennis)

    Gupta, T., Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Bionic Engineering. 12, 2, p. 263-269 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ashes
    Paint
    Siloxanes
    Introduced Species
    Beetles
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Surface energy of Parylene C

    Chindam, C., Lakhtakia, A. & Awadelkarim, O. O., Aug 15 2015, In : Materials Letters. 153, p. 18-19 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Interfacial energy
    surface energy
    Contact angle
    parylene
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Vacuum-metal-deposition and columnar-thin-film techniques implemented in the same apparatus

    Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2015, In : Materials Letters. 142, p. 291-293 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Metals
    Vacuum
    Thin films
    vacuum
    vacuum chambers
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Visualization of partial bloody fingerprints on nonporous substrates using columnar thin films

    Williams, S. F., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A. & Shaler, R. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science. 48, 1, p. 20-35 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dermatoglyphics
    Aluminum
    Plastics
    Fingers
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    White-light vs. short-wavelength ultraviolet illumination of fingerprints developed with columnar thin films of Alq3

    Plazibat, S. L., Swiontek, S. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Roy, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science. 48, 4, p. 190-199 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dermatoglyphics
    Lighting
    Light
    Ultraviolet Rays
    Luminescence
    2014
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Acoustic scattering from microfibers of Parylene C

    Chindam, C., Lakhtakia, A., Awadelkarim, O. O. & Orfali, W., Oct 7 2014, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 116, 13, 134905.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    microfibers
    acoustic scattering
    scattering
    plane waves
    forward scattering

    A fellow's journey to Mongolia

    Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Optics and Photonics News, 25, 1, p. 20-21 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Mongolia
    17 Citations (Scopus)

    Bioreplicated visual features of nanofabricated buprestid beetle decoys evoke stereotypical male mating flights

    Domingue, M. J., Lakhtakia, A., Pulsifer, D. P., Hall, L. P., Badding, J. V., Bischof, J. L., Martín-Palma, R. J., Imrei, Z., Janik, G., Mastro, V. C., Hazen, M. & Baker, T. C., Sep 30 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 39, p. 14106-14111 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Beetles
    Light
    Paint
    Insects
    Lasers
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    finite element method
    Finite element method
    Equipment and Supplies
    mesh
    Equipment Design
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    propagation
    exploitation
    electromagnetic fields
    permittivity
    scalars
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    polaritons
    Surface waves
    Wave propagation
    surface waves
    wave propagation
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    dyadics
    permittivity
    Permittivity
    circular polarization
    Circular polarization
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Experimental excitation of the Dyakonov-Tamm wave in the grating-coupled configuration

    Pulsifer, D. P., Faryad, M., Lakhtakia, A., Hall, A. S. & Liu, L., Apr 1 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 7, p. 2125-2128 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    transmittance
    gratings
    magnesium fluorides
    zinc selenides
    thin films
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Frequency- and temperature-dependent storage and loss moduli of microfibrous thin films of Parylene C

    Chindam, C., Lakhtakia, A., Brown, N. R., Orfali, W. & Awadelkarim, O. O., Feb 1 2014, In : Materials Letters. 116, p. 296-298 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    microfibers
    Thin films
    thin films
    Temperature
    glass transition temperature
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Grating-coupled excitation of the Uller-Zenneck surface wave in the optical regime

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2014, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 31, 7, p. 1706-1711 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    surface waves
    gratings
    excitation
    plane waves
    incidence
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    Light scattering
    permeability
    Permittivity
    light scattering
    permittivity
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    polaritons
    incidence
    gratings
    Thin films
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    Surface Plasmon Polariton
    Guided Waves
    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    polaritons
    Metals
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Electroforming
    electroforming
    stamping
    Thin films
    Vapor deposition
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    optical interconnects
    harmonics
    air
    silicon
    predictions
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Gorilla gorilla
    Juglans
    Stainless Steel
    Plastics
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    Thin films
    thin films
    Visualization
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    Electromagnetic Radiation
    Magnetic materials
    Anisotropy
    magnetic materials
    plane waves
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Surface plasmonic polaritonic sensor using a dielectric columnar thin film

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    Thin films
    sensors
    Sensors
    thin films
    70 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    narrowband
    thin films
    liquid crystals
    dyadics
    infiltration
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Metamaterials
    Volume fraction
    Nanoparticles
    2013
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Texturing
    Silicon solar cells
    solar cells
    Lenses
    lenses
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Dermatoglyphics
    Software
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Texturing
    Silicon solar cells
    textures
    Textures
    solar cells
    41 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    electromagnetic absorption
    Photonic crystals
    polaritons
    Light absorption
    gratings
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Electroosmotic Flow
    Micropolar Fluid
    Stress Tensor
    Steady Flow
    Flow of fluids
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    propagation
    thin films
    linear polarization
    surface waves
    prisms
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Solar energy
    Solar cells
    Photosynthesis
    Biomimetics
    Lenses
    26 Citations (Scopus)
    electromagnetic absorption
    Amorphous silicon
    polaritons
    Light absorption
    amorphous silicon
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Fabrication
    Thin films
    fabrication
    Substrates
    Photoresists
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Ashes
    Fabrication
    Bragg reflectors
    Introduced Species
    Stamping
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    low frequencies
    Thin films
    thin films
    Vapor deposition
    Polymers
    36 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Equipment Design
    Silicon
    Solar cells
    Silicon solar cells
    Electricity
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Metals
    Light
    Silicon
    Electric Impedance
    Glass
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    angular momentum
    train
    metal
    surface wave
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    prisms
    magnesium fluorides
    electromagnetic surface waves
    zinc selenides
    thin films
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Nematic liquid crystals
    liquid crystals
    alignment
    Thin films
    thin films
    48 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Metals
    Research
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Incident solar radiation
    insolation
    Amorphous silicon
    amorphous silicon
    Solar cells
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    prisms
    excitation
    incidence
    thin films
    configurations
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    concentrators
    solar cells
    solar spectra
    polaritons
    dielectric properties
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    gratings (spectra)
    micrometers
    thin films
    diffraction
    cavities
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    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

    Prisms
    absorptance
    prisms
    excitation
    incidence
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Prism-coupled excitation of multiple Tamm waves

    Maab, H., Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 60, 5, p. 355-358 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    prisms
    linear polarization
    excitation
    absorptance
    configurations