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Towne Stairs
Press Releases and News Reports about Research Programs in my Group (Click on them, and you will get to the articles)
Science Editor's Choice, a news brief entitled “Optical Beam Steering” by Editor, March 22, 2013, Vol. 339, p. 1361, 2013.
New Scientist, a news brief entitled “Light Hits Near Infinite Speed in Silver-Coated Glass” by Jeff Hecht, January, 2013
Nature Magazine and Scientific American, a news brief entitled “Electron Beams Set Nanostructures Aglow” by Eugenie Samuel Reich, January 8, 2013
Physics Viewpoint, A commentary entitled “Metal-Coated Waveguide Stretches Wavelengths to Infinity” by Wenshan Cai, Physics, Vol. 6, p. 1, January 2, 2013, DOI: 10.1103/Physics.6.1
Azonano.com,  news article entitled “Penn Researchers Extend Boundaries of Metamaterial Field” December 19, 2012
Penn News Daily, December 21, 2012, "Mass Effect" by Evan Lerner, December 14, 2012.
Penn News  press release entitled “Penn Metamaterial Experts Show a Way to Reduce Electron’s Effective Mass to Nearly Zero,” by Evan Lerner, December 14, 2012.
Science Now: November 6, 2012, a news article entitled “Nanoscale Device Makes Light Travel Infinitely Fast”, by Adrian Cho, November 6, 2012.
Penn News Today:  July 16, 2012, Engineering Award, News entitled "Penn's Nader Engheta Receives Electromagnetics Award" by Evan Lerner, July 12, 2012.
Electronic Engineering Journal, A feature article entitled “Taking Your Lumps at Optical Frequencies,” by Bryon Moyer, June 25, 2012 about our work on optical metatronics.
Wired’s Jargon Watch, June 2012 issue, discusses the term “Metatronics”.
NILT Nanonews, A news article entitled “Engineers Use Plasmonics to Create an Invisible Photodetector,” by the editor, May 23, 2012.
Nanomanufacturing Weekly, A news article entitled “Engineers Use Plasmonics to Create an Invisible Photodetector,” by the editor, May 23, 2012.
Physics Viewpoint, A commentary entitled “Wiring Up Displacement Currents” by Jon Schuller, Physics, Vol. 5, p. 52, May 7, 2012, DOI: 10.1103/Physics.5.52
Science Update Podcast, A one-minute science news podcast entitled “Light Ciruit” about our work on optical metatronics, April 4, 2012.
Nature Photonics, Research Highlights, A news brief entitled “Nanophotonics: Circuit Design” by James Baxter, Vol. 6, p. 213, March 30 (April issue) 2012.
Penn News Today: March 27, 2012, World of Waves, A News about the interview at the Penn Current, Q&A with Nader Engheta, by Evan Lerner, March 15, 2012
Penn Current, Q&A with Nader Engheta, by Evan Lerner, March 15, 2012
Physorg.com,  news article entitled “Researchers Built First Physical Metatronic Circuit” by Editors, February 22, 2012
Azonano.com,  news article entitled “Researchers Demonstrate First Physical Metatronic Circuit Using Nanotechnology” by Cameron Chai, February 27, 2012.
NILT Nano Newsletter,  news article entitled “First Physical Metatronic Circuit Using Nanotechnology” by Brian Bilenberg, March 2, 2012.
Electronista,  news article entitled “Metatronic Light Chips Could Lead to Speed Breakthroughs,” by Editors, February 26, 2012.
CuteDevices,  news article entitled “Light-Based ‘Metatronics’ Chip Melts Minds, Not Copper,” by Editors, February 26, 2012
SpectroscopyNOW.com,  news article entitled “Next Generation Circuitry:  Here Come the Metatronics” by David Bradley, March 1, 2012.
OPN (Optics and Photonics News (online),  news article entitled “Team Built Mid-Infrared Lumped Nanocircuits,” by Patricia Daukantas, February 27, 2012.
Penn News press release entitled “Penn Researchers Built First Physical “Metatronic” Circuit” by Evan Lerner, February 22, 2012.
Optics and Photonics News, Our work on “one-atom-thick metamaterials and transformation optics using graphene” was selected as one of the highlights of optics in 2011 (OPN: Vol. 22, No. 12, p. 44.)
Nature Materials, Research Highlights, "Our choice from the recent literature" by Editor Joerg Heber, Nature Materials, 10, p. 558 (2011)
Penn Researchers Tap into Cell Power to Create Building "Skins" that Adapt to Light/Heat of Environment", by Jordan Reese, Penn News, September 21, 2010.
Penn Professors Collaborate to Design Futuristic Buildings" by Elena Gooray, Daily Pennsylvanian, September 16, 2010.
Wireless revolution may reach inside microchips" by Colin Barras, New Scientist, Issue 2762, May 26, 2010.
"The Teacher: An Interview with Nader Engheta," by David Shenkenberg, Photonics Spectra, pp. 16-17, October 2009.
"Engineering Professor Creates 'Cloaking Device'," by Trishula Patel, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 25, 2009.
"Running Electronics Using Light," by Miranda Marquit, PhysOrg.com, October 19, 2009.
"Seeing Without Being Seen," by Javier Garcia di Abajo, APS Publication Physics, Vol. 2, 47, 2009.
"Running Electronics Using Light," by Miranda Marquit, PhysOrg.com, October 19, 2009.
"In a Squeeze,"Nature Photonics, Vol. 3, p. 243, May 2009.
"Cloaked Eye Still Sees," by Laura Sanders, Science News, Vol. 175 #10, p. 12, May 9, 2009.
"Twisting the Knob of Light," by Giorgio Volpe, Optics and Photonics Focus (online), Vol. 4, Story 3, February 9, 2009.
"Engineering optical nanoantennas," by Mark Brongersma, Nature Photonics, Vol. 2, p.270-272, May 2008.
"Optical Cloaking: A Many-Layered Solution," by Amber Jenkins, Nature Photonics, Vol. 2, p.270, May 2008.
"A Trick of Light?," by Elaine Mulcahy, NANO, the magazine for Small Science, Issue 6, April, 2008.
"Shrinking microwave devices with metafilms," by editors, Nanomaterials News, Vol. 4, Issue 4, April 22, 2008.
"Professor posits metananocircuits as electronics’ next frontier" by Sunny Bains, EE Times, February 27, 2008 (in March
  3, 2008 print issue).
"Heilmeier Faculty Award: Dr. Engheta," News brief, University of Pennsylvania Almanac, December 11, 2007.
"Photonic Frontier: Integrated Optics: Metananocircuits can operate at optical frequencies," by Jeff Hecht, Laser Focus
  World, December 1, 2007.
"Simulation shine a light on optical wire: Nanowaveguide models offer clues to wiring up optical nanocircuits," by James
  Tyrrell, Nanotechweb.org, November 19, 2007.
"L’homme Invisible, c’est possible!" by David Larousserie, Sciences et Avenir, p.60-71, October, 2007.
"Review Provides Blueprint for Optical Nanocircuits," by David Shenkenberg, Photonics Spectra (Presstime Bulletin),
  p.18, October, 2007.
"Metamctronics:  A Metamaterial-Based Nanotechnology Approach towards Electronics," by Michael Berger, Nanowerk
  LLC, October 16, 2007.
"Circuits with Light at Nanoscales:  Optical Nanocircuits Inspired by Metamaterials," News Brief edited by Stella Hurtley
  and Phil Szuromi, Science, Vol. 317, p. 1645, September 21, 2007.
"Shopping for Cloaks," by the Editors, Nature Materials, May 2007, Vol. 6, p. 325
"Scientific American Article Names Researcher as One of Top 50 Technological Leaders," by Maria Callier, Air Force Office
  of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Air Force Research Laboratory Press Release, March 2, 2007.
"Dr. Engheta: Scientific American 50," Almanac, January 16, 2007.
"SEAS Prof. named a top-fifty scientist," by Mara Gordon, Daily Pennsylvanian, December 5, 2006.
"University of Pennsylvania’s Nader Engheta Named One of the ‘2006 Scientific American 50,’" by Greg Lester,
  University of Pennsylvania Office of University Communications Press Release, December 4, 2006.
"Scientific American 50: Trends in Research, Business and Policy" by George Musser, Scientific American.com,
  December, 2006
"Nanotechnology Pie," by Uri Friedman, Daily Pennsylvanian, November 14, 2006, page 5.
"Stepping out of the Shadows Using Polarized Light," by Hank Hogan, Photonics Spectra, October 2006.
"Metamaterials to Marvel Over," Jennifer Nath C’08, The Pennsylvania GAZETTE, July-August 2006, page 29.
"Out of Sight: Physicists get serious about invisibility shields," by Peter Weiss, Science News, week of July
  15, 2006, Vol 170, No. 3, page 42.
"Lumped Circuit Elements for Optical Frequencies," by Patricia Daukantas, Senior Writer/Editor, Optics and Photonics
  News (OPN), monthly magazine of Optical Society of America, Vol. 17, No. 6, p. 9, 2006.
"Two-Dimensional Light" by Phil Schewe and Ben Stein, Physics News Update Bulletin of Physics News of American
Institute of Physics (AIP) Number 770 #1, March 23, 2006
"Discovering Scientific Gold in Metamaterials" by Jessica Stein Diamond, Penn Engineering Alumni Magazine, Fall 2005.
"Electronics Run Using Light Instead of Electricity" Azonan.com (A to Z of Nanotechnology), September 28, 2005
"A Beam of Light on a Path of Gold to a Miniaturized World: Penn Theorists to Create Optical Circuit Elements"
Nanotechnology Now, September 28, 2005
"A Beam of Light on a Path of Gold to a Miniaturized World" CCNmag.com (California Computer News)
September 28, 2005
"Penn Theorists to Create Optical Circuit Elements" ScienceDaily, September 28, 2005
"Penn Theorists to Create Optical Circuit Elements" PhysOrg.com, September 27, 2005
"A Beam of Light on a Path of Gold to a Miniaturized World: Penn Theorists to Create Optical Circuit Elements"
by Greg Lester, Office of University Communications, September 27, 2005
"Optical Method Lifts Detailed Fingerprints Without Touching the Surface" Ben Stein, OSA News, September 21, 2005
"Circuit Elements for Optical Frequencies" by Phil Schewe and Ben Stein, Physics News Update Bulletin of Physics News
of American Institute of Physics (AIP) Number 737 #1, July 14, 2005
"A disappearing theory" by Cici Zheng, Daily Pennsylvanian, March 29, 2005
"Ripples of light might make you invisible" by Jenny Hogan, New Scientist, March 5, 2005
"Eat your cloak out, Harry Potter" Guardian, March 3, 2005
"Not seeing is believing for invisibility cloak" by Roger Highfield, Daily Telegraph,
March 1, 2005
"Scientific wizards find real cloak of invisibility" by James Reynolds, The Scotsman, March 1 , 2005
"Engineers devise invisibility shield" by Philip Ball, Research Highlights, Nature Physics Portal, February 28, 2005
 "Now you see it, now you don't" by Robert Roy Britt, Live Science, MSNBC.com, February 28, 2005
"Polarization-Difference Imaging Stretches the Limits of Visibility", by Daniel J. Dufresne, Biophotonics International, Jan/Feb 1997, P. 34.
"As clear as mud to a fish" by Nigel Hawkes, London Times, June 3, 1996, p. 16.
"Sunfish Shows the Way Through the Fog" by Sunny Bains, Science, New Series, Vol. 272, No. 5262, May 3, 1996,
  p. 653