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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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 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

Surface Plasmon Polariton
Silver Nanoparticles
Silver
polaritons
Thin Films

Light emission from compound eye with conformal fluorescent coating

Martín-Palma, R. J., Miller, A. E., Pulsifer, D. P. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 9429, January, 94290C.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Light emission
Field of View
Coating
light emission
coatings
1 Citation (Scopus)

Metamaterial models of curved spacetime

Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 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

Metamaterials
Space-time
electromagnetic properties
homogenizing
Volume fraction
15 Citations (Scopus)
Hydrophobicity
Wetting
Monomers
Vapors
Fabrication
28 Citations (Scopus)

Modern analytical electromagnetic homogenization

Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2015, Morgan and Claypool Publishers. 140 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

homogenizing
electromagnetism
composite materials
electromagnetic properties
wavelengths
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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Poynting theorem
Magnetic materials
magnetic materials
permeability
Permittivity
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

Special Section Guest Editorial-Nanostructured Thin Films: Evolving Perspectives

Lakhtakia, A., MacKay, T. G. & Suzuki, M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 9, 1, 093501.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Thin films
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

The artificial beetle, or a brief manifesto for engineered biomimicry

Bartl, M. H. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 9429, January, 94290B.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

beetles
Hydrophobicity
Alike
Planets
wings

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

Oblique
Incidence
incidence
Light polarization
Wavelength
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

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

Silicon solar cells
Solar Cells
Texture
Silicon
textures
7 Citations (Scopus)
finite element method
Finite element method
Equipment and Supplies
mesh
Equipment Design
3 Citations (Scopus)
propagation
exploitation
electromagnetic fields
permittivity
scalars
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

photovoltaic system
electricity
Electricity
monetary policy
manufacturing
2 Citations (Scopus)
electromagnetic absorption
Amorphous silicon
polaritons
Light absorption
amorphous silicon
4 Citations (Scopus)
Magnetic materials
magnetic materials
plane waves
Scattering
electromagnetism
1 Citation (Scopus)
polaritons
Surface waves
Wave propagation
surface waves
wave propagation

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., Jan 1 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

Surface Plasmon Polariton
Photonic crystals
Photonic Crystal
polaritons
Gratings
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ashes
beryl
decoys
Reflector
ashes
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Polymers
ultrasonics
Ultrasonics
Metamaterials
polymers
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

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

Differential Evolution Algorithm
Solar Cells
Gratings
Solar cells
solar cells
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

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

Optical Sensing
shift
Surface Plasmon Polariton
polaritons
Modality
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

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

Dispersions
Silver
Thin films
Light transmission
Anisotropy

Surface-plasmon-polariton dispersions from metallic columnar thin film deposited on 2D dielectric grating

Dutta, J., Ramakrishna, S. A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dispersions
Silver
Thin films
Light transmission
Anisotropy