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Surface-plasmon-polariton wave guided by the periodically corrugated interface of a metal and a columnar thin film

Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Nanophotonics V. SPIE, 91261U. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9126).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface Plasmon Polariton
Guided Waves
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
polaritons
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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Towards numerical simulation of nonhomogeneous thin-film silicon solar cells

Anderson, T. H., Faryad, M., Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2014, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices III. SPIE, Vol. 8981. 898115

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Solar Cells
Thin Films
Solar cells
Silicon

Tungsten-oxide thin films of dense, columnar, and chiral morphologies

Tolenis, T., Swiontek, S. E., Lakhtakia, A. & Drazdys, R., Jan 1 2014, Nanostructured Thin Films VII. Lakhtakia, A., Mackay, T. G. & Suzuki, M. (eds.). SPIE, 91720X. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9172).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

tungsten oxides
Oxide films
Oxides
Tungsten
Thin Films
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new bioinspired pit texture to enhance the light-coupling efficiency of silicon solar cells

Chiadini, F., Scaglione, A., Fiumara, V. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2013, ICECom 2013 - Conference Proceedings: 21st International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications. IEEE Computer Society, 6684719. (ICECom 2013 - Conference Proceedings: 21st International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Textures
Prisms
Geometrical optics
Texturing
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comment on the paper "electromagnetic modeling of ellipsoidal nanoparticles for sensing applications"

Mackay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Jul 1 2013, In : Optical Engineering. 52, 7, 079701.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

electromagnetism
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
dyadics
scalars
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

Editorial: Vanishing methods

Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 7, 1, 2013-0603-EDT.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of grating period on the excitation of multiple surface-plasmon- polariton waves guided by the interface of a metal grating and a photonic crystal

Hall, A. S., Faryad, M., Barber, G. D., Lakhtakia, A. & Mallouk, T. E., Jun 10 2013, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. 862003. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8620).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface Plasmon Polariton
Guided Waves
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
Photonic crystals
Photonic Crystal
2 Citations (Scopus)

Efficiency enhancement of amorphous-silicon tandem solar cell due to multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves

Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 10 2013, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II. 862005. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8620).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface Plasmon Polariton
Amorphous Silicon
Solar Cells
Amorphous silicon
Reflectance
161 Citations (Scopus)

Electromagnetic Surface Waves: A Modern Perspective

Polo, J., Mackay, T. & Lakhtakia, A., May 2013, Elsevier Inc. 293 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Electromagnetic waves
Surface waves
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
Nanotechnology
Thin films
36 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered Biomimicry

Lakhtakia, A. & Martín-Palma, R. J., Jun 2013, Elsevier Inc. 465 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems
Optics and Photonics
Biophysics
Technology
Biomimetics
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
gratings
physics
excitation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fabrication and testing of artificial emerald ash borer visual decoys

Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Narkhede, M. S., Domingue, M. J., Post, B. G., Kumar, J., Martín-Palma, R. J. & Baker, T. C., Jun 4 2013, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2013. 86860L. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8686).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ashes
beryl
decoys
ashes
Fabrication
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
11 Citations (Scopus)

Optical and electrical modeling of an amorphous-silicon tandem solar cell with nonhomogeneous intrinsic layers and a periodically corrugated back-reflector

Faryad, M., Liu, L., Mayer, T. S. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 25 2013, Thin Film Solar Technology V. 882306. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8823).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Amorphous Silicon
Reflector
Solar Cells
Amorphous silicon
reflectors
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

Preface

Lakhtakia, A. & Martín-Palma, R. J., Jun 1 2013, Engineered Biomimicry. Elsevier Inc., p. xv-xviii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

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
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

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye!

Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 7, 1, 070198.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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
10 Citations (Scopus)

Structural Colors

Dushkina, N. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 2013, Engineered Biomimicry. Elsevier Inc., p. 267-303 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Color
Butterflies
Paint
Cosmetics
Electric sparks
8 Citations (Scopus)
retarding
Thin films
plane waves
Substrates
thin films

Surface multiplasmonics for optical sensing

Swiontek, S. E., Pulsifer, D. P. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 28 2013, Tribute to H. John Caulfield. 883309. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8833).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optical Sensing
Surface Plasmon Polariton
polaritons
Thin Films
Thin films

Surface multiplasmonics with periodically non-homogeneous thin films

Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Aug 2013, Optical Thin Films and Coatings: From Materials to Applications. Elsevier Ltd, p. 450-492 43 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Thin films
Launching
Chemical sensors
Boundary value problems
Metals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surface-plasmonic-polaritonic sensor using a dielectric columnar thin film

Swiontek, S. E. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2013, Nanostructured Thin Films VI. 88180G. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8818).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Plasmonics
Thin Films
Prism
Prisms
Surface Plasmon Polariton
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Vapor-Deposition Techniques

Martín-Palma, R. J. & Lakhtakia, A., Jan 1 2013, Engineered Biomimicry. Elsevier Inc., p. 383-398 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vapor deposition
Atomic layer deposition
Physical vapor deposition
Molecular beam epitaxy
Reproduction