Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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    2013
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Robust mechanical property measurements of fibrous parylene-C thin-film substrate via moiré contouring technology

    Sciammarella, F. M., Sciammarella, C. A., Lamberti, L., Styrcula, M., Wei, L. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 20, p. 237-248 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Evanescent fields
    Aluminum foil
    Thin films
    Mechanical properties
    Cell growth
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Silica nanoparticles aid in structural leaf coloration in the Malaysian tropical rainforest understorey herb Mapania caudata

    Strout, G., Russell, S. D., Pulsifer, D. P., Erten, S., Lakhtakia, A. & Lee, D. W., Oct 1 2013, In : Annals of botany. 112, 6, p. 1141-1148 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Caudata
    nanoparticles
    tropical rain forests
    silica
    understory
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Specific biomimetic hydroxyapatite nanotopographies enhance osteoblastic differentiation and bone graft osteointegration

    Loiselle, A. E., Wei, L., Faryad, M., Paul, E. M., Lewis, G., Gao, J., Lakhtakia, A. & Donahue, H. J., Aug 1 2013, In : Tissue Engineering - Part A. 19, 15-16, p. 1704-1712 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Biomimetics
    Durapatite
    Hydroxyapatite
    Grafts
    Bone
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    retarding
    Thin films
    plane waves
    Substrates
    thin films
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Switchable photonic-crystal-grating diode using coherent atomic gas

    Serebryannikov, A. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Microwave and Optical Technology Letters. 55, 6, p. 1248-1250 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    monatomic gases
    Photonic crystals
    Diodes
    Gases
    diodes
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Wideband switchable unidirectional transmission in a photonic crystal with a periodically nonuniform pupil

    Serebryannikov, A. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 17, p. 3279-3282 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    monatomic gases
    pupils
    photonics
    broadband
    crystals
    2012
    21 Citations (Scopus)

    An approach for mechanically tunable, dynamic terahertz bandstop filters

    Li, Q., Zhang, X., Cao, W., Lakhtakia, A., O'Hara, J. F., Han, J. & Zhang, W., May 1 2012, In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 107, 2, p. 285-291 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Notch filters
    Inductance
    Metamaterials
    Equivalent circuits
    Resonators
    54 Citations (Scopus)

    Bilayer-fish-scale ultrabroad terahertz bandpass filter

    Zhang, X., Gu, J., Cao, W., Han, J., Lakhtakia, A. & Zhang, W., Mar 1 2012, In : Optics Letters. 37, 5, p. 906-908 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    fishes
    bandpass filters
    incidence
    RLC circuits
    transmittance
    12 Citations (Scopus)
    particulates
    formalism
    composite materials
    Composite materials
    dyadics
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of inclusion dimensions and p-type doping in the terahertz spectra of composite materials containing bundles of single-wall carbon nanotubes

    Shuba, M. V., Paddubskaya, A. G., Kuzhir, P. P., Slepyan, G. Y., Seliuta, D., Kašalynas, I., Valušis, G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 6, 1, 061707.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Carbon Nanotubes
    bundles
    Carbon nanotubes
    carbon nanotubes
    Doping (additives)
    27 Citations (Scopus)
    polaritons
    absorptance
    boundary value problems
    metals
    excitation
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    Excitation of multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves using a compound surface-relief grating

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 6, 1, 061701.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    gratings
    excitation
    filters
    absorptance
    78 Citations (Scopus)

    Experimental evidence of localized plasmon resonance in composite materials containing single-wall carbon nanotubes

    Shuba, M. V., Paddubskaya, A. G., Plyushch, A. O., Kuzhir, P. P., Slepyan, G. Y., Maksimenko, S. A., Ksenevich, V. K., Buka, P., Seliuta, D., Kasalynas, I., MacUtkevic, J., Valusis, G., Thomsen, C. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 18 2012, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 85, 16, 165435.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Carbon Nanotubes
    Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
    Carbon nanotubes
    carbon nanotubes
    composite materials
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Grating-coupled excitation of Tamm waves

    Pulsifer, D. P., Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 29, 9, p. 2260-2269 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    absorptance
    gratings
    excitation
    plane waves
    reflectance
    55 Citations (Scopus)

    Modeling chiral sculptured thin films as platforms for surface-plasmonic- polaritonic optical sensing

    MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2012, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 12, 2, p. 273-280 8 p., 5582155.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    platforms
    Thin films
    thin films
    homogenizing
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Nano-/microtextured, free standing, flexible, thin film substrates of parylene C for cellular attachment and growth

    Wei, L., Leo, L., Ritty, T. M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 18 2012, In : Materials Research Innovations. 16, 2, p. 84-90 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    attachment
    Thin films
    Substrates
    thin films
    soaps
    17 Citations (Scopus)
    polaritons
    refractivity
    filters
    profiles
    metals
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    monatomic gases
    photonics
    crystals
    absorptance
    permittivity

    Response to 'On the orthogonality of the phase velocity and its feasibility for plane waves'

    MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Feb 1 2012, In : Optik. 123, 3, p. 280-281 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Phase velocity
    orthogonality
    phase velocity
    plane waves
    Momentum
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Solitons in a homogenized two-phase, isotropic, nonlinear, particulate composite medium

    Tsitsas, N. L., Lakhtakia, A. & Frantzeskakis, D. J., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 29, 9, p. 2610-2616 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    particulates
    solitary waves
    composite materials
    propagation
    permittivity
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Stable circularly polarized emission from a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser with a chiral reflector

    Zhu, Y., Zhang, F., You, G., Liu, J., Zhang, J. D., Lakhtakia, A. & Xu, J., Mar 1 2012, In : Applied Physics Express. 5, 3, 032102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface emitting lasers
    surface emitting lasers
    reflectors
    Mirrors
    mirrors
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Surface-plasmon-polariton waves guided by the uniformly moving planar interface of a metal film and dielectric slab

    MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2012, In : Optik. 123, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    metal films
    polaritons
    slabs
    Metals
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    The missing ingredient in effective-medium theories: Standard deviations

    Bohren, C. F., Xiao, X. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 10 2012, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 59, 15, p. 1312-1315 4 p., 713521.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ingredients
    standard deviation
    incidence
    reflectance
    polarization
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Toward a cylindrical cloak via inverse homogenization

    Anderson, T. H., Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision. 29, 3, p. 239-243 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    homogenizing
    Magnetic materials
    Composite materials
    magnetic materials
    composite materials
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    quantum electrodynamics
    homogenizing
    vacuum
    magnetostatic fields
    anisotropy
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Vector spherical wavefunctions for orthorhombic dielectric-magnetic material with gyrotropic-like magnetoelectric properties

    Lakhtakia, A. & Mackay, T. G., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Optics (India). 41, 4, p. 201-213 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dyadics
    magnetic materials
    Green's functions
    scattering
    integral equations
    2011
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    A 2D surface morphology-composition gradient panel for protein-binding assays

    Wei, L., Vogler, E. A., Ritty, T. M. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2011, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 31, 8, p. 1861-1866 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Surface morphology
    Assays
    proteins
    gradients
    Chemical analysis
    37 Citations (Scopus)

    Biologically inspired achromatic waveplates for visible light

    Jen, Y. J., Lakhtakia, A., Yu, C. W., Lin, C. F., Lin, M. J., Wang, S. H. & Lai, J. R., Jun 29 2011, In : Nature communications. 2, 1, 363.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polarization
    Light
    Nanotubes
    polarization
    cells
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Columnar-thin-film acquisition of fingerprint topology

    Shaler, R. C., Lakhtakia, A., Pulsifer, D. P., Rogers, J. & Martí N-Palma, R. J., Nov 11 2011, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 5, 1, 51509.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    acquisition
    topology
    Topology
    Thin films
    thin films
    5 Citations (Scopus)
    dissipation
    Defects
    defects
    insertion
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Dyakonov-Tamm waves guided by a phase-twist combination defect in a sculptured nematic thin film

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2011, In : Optics Communications. 284, 1, p. 160-168 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    Thin films
    Defects
    defects
    thin films
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    piles
    electro-optics
    electric fields
    electromagnetic surface waves
    surface waves
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Facile fabrication of free standing submicron textured films of Parylene-C

    Lakhtakia, A., Wei, L., Kumar, A. & Kumar, J., Feb 1 2011, In : Materials Research Innovations. 15, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymethyl methacrylates
    polymethyl methacrylate
    Polymethyl Methacrylate
    Fabrication
    Thin films
    31 Citations (Scopus)

    Grating-coupled excitation of multiple surface plasmon-polariton waves

    Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Sep 28 2011, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 84, 3, 033852.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    gratings
    excitation
    absorptance
    plane waves
    36 Citations (Scopus)

    High-speed optical humidity sensors based on chiral sculptured thin films

    Liu, Y. J., Shi, J., Zhang, F., Liang, H., Xu, J., Lakhtakia, A., Fonash, S. J. & Huang, T. J., Aug 1 2011, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 156, 2, p. 593-598 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Humidity sensors
    Optical sensors
    humidity
    high speed
    Thin films
    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Insect eyes inspire improved solar cells

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A., Pulsifer, D. P., Martín-Palma, R. J., Pantano, C. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Apr 2011, Optics and Photonics News, 22, 4, p. 38-43 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    insects
    Solar cells
    solar cells
    replicas
    curved surfaces
    19 Citations (Scopus)

    Mapping multiple surface-plasmon-polariton-wave modes at the interface of a metal and a chiral sculptured thin film

    Polo, J. A., MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 28, 11, p. 2656-2666 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    polaritons
    thin films
    half spaces
    boundary value problems
    metals
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
    metal films
    polaritons
    Metals
    filters
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Optical refraction in silver: Counterposition, negative phase velocity and orthogonal phase velocity

    Naqvi, Q. A., MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 2011, In : European Journal of Physics. 32, 4, p. 883-893 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    phase velocity
    refraction
    silver
    momentum
    18 Citations (Scopus)
    surface waves
    slabs
    waveguides
    propagation
    thin films
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Ray trajectories for Alcubierre spacetime

    Anderson, T. H., MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Optics. 13, 5, 055107.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    rays
    bubbles
    Trajectories
    trajectories
    Metamaterials
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Reflection from a semi-infinite rugate filter

    Lakhtakia, A., Apr 10 2011, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 58, 7, p. 562-565 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ripples
    reflectance
    filters
    linear polarization
    plane waves
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Rugate-filter-guided propagation of multiple Fano waves

    Faryad, M., Maab, H. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Optics. 13, 7, 075101.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Permittivity
    permittivity
    filters
    propagation
    linear polarization
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Silver/silicon dioxide/silver sandwich films in the blue-to-red spectral regime with negative-real refractive index

    Jen, Y. J., Lakhtakia, A., Yu, C. W., Jhou, J. J., Wang, W. H., Lin, M. J., Wu, H. M. & Liao, H. S., Oct 31 2011, In : Applied Physics Letters. 99, 18, 181117.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    silver
    refractivity
    silicon dioxide
    figure of merit
    electric fields
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    Simulation and analysis of prismatic bioinspired compound lenses for solar cells: II. Multifrequency analysis

    Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2011, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 6, 1, 014002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Silicon
    Lenses
    Solar cells
    Silicon Compounds
    Substrates
    17 Citations (Scopus)

    Solid-state acquisition of fingermark topology using dense columnar thin films

    Lakhtakia, A., Shaler, R. C., Martín-Palma, R. J., Motyka, M. A. & Pulsifer, D. P., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 56, 3, p. 612-616 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Vacuum
    Cyanoacrylates
    Glass
    Ships
    Powders
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    Excited states
    decay rates
    emitters
    Permittivity
    Electric dipole moments
    16 Citations (Scopus)
    electromagnetic surface waves
    refractivity
    filters
    profiles
    surface waves
    cascades
    slabs
    Light polarization
    handedness
    polarized light
    31 Citations (Scopus)
    Metamaterials
    particulates
    formulations
    homogenizing
    event horizon