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Geometric-optical studies for metamaterial representations of curved spacetime

Anderson, T. H., MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 14 2011, Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications IV. 80931N. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8093).

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

Metamaterials
Bubble
Half line
strings
Strings
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

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

MacKay, T. G. & Laktakia, A., Nov 7 2011, Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA'11. p. 102-105 4 p. 6046336. (Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA'11).

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

Thin films
Optical sensors
Infiltration
Boundary value problems
Nanowires
7 Citations (Scopus)

Nanotechnology, Society, and Environment

Murphy, P., Munshi, D., Kurian, P. A., Lakhtakia, A. & Bartlett, R. V., Jan 1 2011, Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 1-5. p. 443-476 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanotechnology
Health
Social sciences
Ecology
Industry
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Prismatic bioinspired compound lenses for solar cells

Chiadini, F., Fiumara, V., Scaglione, A. & Lakhtakia, A., May 23 2011, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication. Vol. 7975. 79750H

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

Solar Cells
Lens
Lenses
Solar cells
solar cells
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
119 Citations (Scopus)

Surface electromagnetic waves: A review

Polo, J. A. & Lakhtakia, A., Mar 1 2011, In : Laser and Photonics Reviews. 5, 2, p. 234-246 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

electromagnetic surface waves
Electromagnetic waves
Surface waves
Optical sensors
optical measuring instruments
16 Citations (Scopus)
electromagnetic surface waves
refractivity
filters
profiles
surface waves
10 Citations (Scopus)

Surface multiplasmonics

Lakhtakia, A., Oct 17 2011, Nanostructured Thin Films IV. 810403. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8104).

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

Surface Plasmon Polariton
Attenuation
polaritons
Metals
attenuation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Synoptic view of dyakonov-tamm waves localized to the planar interface of two chiral sculptured thin films

Gao, J., Lakhtakia, A. & Lei, M., Feb 11 2011, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 5, 1, 011502.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Thin films
thin films
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
Electronic states
handedness

Terahertz and sub-terahertz responses of finite-length multiwall carbon nanotubes

Maksimenko, S. A., Slepyan, G. Y., Shuba, M. V. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2011, 2011 IEEE Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium, EDAPS 2011. 6213806. (2011 IEEE Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium, EDAPS 2011).

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

Carbon nanotubes
Shielding
Relaxation time
Integral equations
Screening
cascades
slabs
Light polarization
handedness
polarized light
31 Citations (Scopus)
Metamaterials
particulates
formulations
homogenizing
event horizon
17 Citations (Scopus)

Vector solitons in nonlinear isotropic chiral metamaterials

Tsitsas, N. L., Lakhtakia, A. & Frantzeskakis, D. J., Oct 28 2011, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 44, 43, 435203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chirality
Metamaterials
Solitons
chirality
Nonlinear equations
9 Citations (Scopus)

Wideband-rejection filters and reflection-hole filters of chalcogenide glass for circularly polarized IR-A and IR-B radiation

Pulsifer, D. P., Martín-Palma, R. J., Swiontek, S. E., Pantano, C. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Nov 1 2011, In : Optical Materials Express. 1, 7, p. 1332-1340 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infrared radiation
Radiation
Glass
Circular polarization
Thermal evaporation
2010

A plethora of negative-refraction phenomenons in relativistic and non-relativistic scenarios

MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 27 2010, Symposium Digest - 20th URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2010. p. 772-775 4 p. 5637239. (Symposium Digest - 20th URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2010).

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

Refraction
Phase velocity
Fluxes

Columnar-thin-film acquisition of fingerprint topology

Shaler, R. C., Lakhtakia, A., Rogers, J. W., Pulsifer, D. P. & Martín-Palma, R. J., Oct 28 2010, Nanostructured Thin Films III. Vol. 7766. 776607

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

Fingerprint
Thin Films
acquisition
topology
Topology

Coupled surface-plasmon-polariton waves in a sculptured nematic thin film with a metallic defect layer

Faryad, M. & Lakhtakia, A., Oct 28 2010, Nanostructured Thin Films III. Vol. 7766. 77660L

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

Surface Plasmon Polariton
polaritons
Thin Films
Defects
Thin films
34 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of constitutive and morphological parameters of columnar thin films by inverse homogenization

MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 4, 1, 041535.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homogenizing
Thin films
dyadics
thin films
Refractive index
24 Citations (Scopus)
handedness
boundary value problems
propagation

Dyakonov-Tamm waves localized to the planar interface of two chiral sculptured thin films

Gao, J., Lakhtaki, A. & Lei, M., Oct 28 2010, Nanostructured Thin Films III. 77660K. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7766).

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

Thin Films
Thin films
thin films
Guided Waves
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Editorial: Very unique omelet concocted by a head chef is a revolutionary breakthrough

Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 4, 1, 049902.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Editorial: Sustainability research and sustainable research

Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Nanophotonics. 4, 1, 049901.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Sustainable development

Electromagnetic properties of composite materials containing carbon nanotubes

Slepyan, G. Y., Shuba, M. V., Maksimenko, S. A., Thomsen, C. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 27 2010, Symposium Digest - 20th URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2010. p. 664-667 4 p. 5637292. (Symposium Digest - 20th URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, EMTS 2010).

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

Carbon nanotubes
Composite materials
Integral equations
Boundary conditions
Temperature
21 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical Model of Optical Sensing via Spectral Shift of Circular Bragg Phenomenon

Mackay, T. G., Mackay, T. G., Lakhtakia, A. & Lakhtakia, A., Feb 2010, In : IEEE Photonics Journal. 2, 1, p. 92-101 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thin films
shift
thin films
Defects
defects
1 Citation (Scopus)

Erratum: Narrowband enhancement of the circular Bragg phenomenon by stimulated Raman scattering (Journal of Optics (2010) 12 (085101))

Lakhtakia, A. & Ramakrishna, S. A., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Optics. 12, 8, 089802.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Stimulated Raman scattering
Optics
36 Citations (Scopus)

Human fibroblast attachment on fibrous parylene-C thin-film substrates

Wei, L., Lakhtakia, A., Roopnariane, A. P. & Ritty, T. M., Oct 12 2010, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 30, 8, p. 1252-1259 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fibroblasts
Fibroblasts
attachment
Thin films
Substrates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Huygens, Mackintosh, Dalí, and Medusa: Polarization engineering (and more?)

Lakhtakia, A., Dec 15 2010, The Nature of Light: Light in Nature III. 778202. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7782).

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

Polarization
engineering
Engineering
Cartesian
polarization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid technique for analysing metallic waveguides containing isotropic chiral materials

Gómez, Á., Lakhtakia, A., Vegas, A. & Solano, M. A., Mar 1 2010, In : IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation. 4, 3, p. 305-315 11 p., IMAPCH000004000003000305000001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waveguides
Rectangular waveguides
Electromagnetic fields
Boundary conditions
Scattering

Influence of a finite-length metallic carbon nanotube on the spontaneous decay of an emitter's excited state

Nemilentsau, A. M., Slepyan, G. Y., Maksimenko, S. A., Lakhtakia, A. & Rotkin, S. V., Nov 29 2010, Third International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nanophotonics, TaCoNa-Photonics 2010. p. 73-75 3 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1291).

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

emitters
carbon nanotubes
decay rates
decay
excitation
35 Citations (Scopus)

Mass fabrication technique for polymeric replicas of arrays of insect corneas

Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Martín-Palma, R. J. & Pantano, C. G., Sep 1 2010, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 5, 3, 036001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Replica Techniques
Nickel
Cornea
Insects
Casting
21 Citations (Scopus)
platforms
polaritons
dyadics
Thin films
thin films

Modification of conformal-evaporated-film-by-rotation technique to improve uniformity of replicas of nonplanar biotemplates

Pulisfer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A. & Martín-Palma, R. J., May 3 2010, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics III. 75910T. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7591).

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

Replica
replicas
Uniformity
microtomy
coatings
9 Citations (Scopus)
polaritons
Thin films
Defects
defects
thin films
25 Citations (Scopus)
polaritons
Metals
Color
color
Thin films
33 Citations (Scopus)

Nanotechnology: A crash course

Palma, R. J. M. & Lakhtakia, A., Jun 24 2010, SPIE. 139 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Nanotechnology
Nanostructures
Nanosystems
Nanostructured materials
Hand Strength
27 Citations (Scopus)

Negatively refracting chiral metamaterials: A review

MacKay, T. G. & Lakhtakia, A., Dec 1 2010, In : SPIE Reviews. 1, 1, 018003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metamaterials
chirality
phase velocity
refraction
electromagnetic properties
9 Citations (Scopus)
Nanorods
Silver
nanorods
Refractive index
permeability