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Book

N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski, (editors), Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations, Wiley-IEEE Press, 414 pages, June 2006.

Book Chapters

G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Transformation-based Cloak/Anti-Cloak Interactions: A Review,” chapter in “Transformation Electromagnetics and Metamaterials: Fundamental Principles and Applications,” edited by D. H. Werner and D.-H. Kwon, Springer-Verlag, London (2014), chapter 6, pp. 167-190, 2014.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, “Optical Antenna Theory, Design and Applications,” a chapter in Optical Antennas, Mario Agio and Andrea Alu (Editors), Cambridge University Press, Chapter 2, pp. 11-25, 2013.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Plasmonic Cloaking: Scattering Cancellation without Isolation," a chapter in Selected Topics in Metamaterials and Photonic Crystals, Antonello Andreone, Andrea Cusano, Antonello Cutolo, Vincenzo Galdi (Editors), World Scientific, Chapter 9, pp. 263-283, 2011.

 

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Optical Wave Interaction with Two-Dimensional Arrays of Plasmonic Nanoparticles," a chapter in Structured Surfaces as Optical Metamaterials, Chapter 3, pp. 58-93, Alexei A. Maradudin (Editor), Cambridge University Press, 2011.

 

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Microwave Metamaterials: Selected Features and Sample Applications," chapter 3 in Tutorials in Metamaterials, M. Noginov and V. Podolskiy (Editors), CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group LLC publisher, pp. 59-84, 2012.

 

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Plasmonic Cloaking," Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Fundamentals, Modelling, and Applications, Proceedings of the META 08 Meeting in Marrakech -- NATO Advanced Research Workshop, S. Zouhdi, A. Vinogradov, and A. Sihvola (Guest Editors),Springer, NATO Science Series, January, 2009, pp. 37-47.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Scattering Cancellation and Plasmonic Cloaking," chapter 7-1, in the Metamaterials Handbook on Applications of Metamaterials, Edited by F. Capolino, Metamorphose Program, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, publisher, pp. 7-1 till 7-19, 2009.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Negative Refraction in the IR and Visible Domains," chapter 23-1 in the Metamaterials Handbook on Theory and Phenomena of Metamaterials, Edited by F. Capolino, Metamorphose Program, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, publisher, pp. 23-1 till 23-28, 2009.

L. Vegni, F. Bilotti, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, "Applications of Metamaterials to Microwave Patch and Leaky-Wave Antennas," chapter 18-1 in the Metamaterials Handbook on Applications of Metamaterials, Edited by F. Capolino, Metamorphose Program, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, publisher, pp. 18-1 till 18-14, 2009.

R. W. Ziolkowski and N. Engheta, "Introduction, History and Fundamental Theories of Double-Negative (DNG) Metamaterials," Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations, N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski (Ed.),IEEE Press, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., June, 2006, Chapter 1, 5 - 41.

N. Engheta, A. Alu, R. W. Ziolkowski, and A. Erontok, "Fundamentals of Waveguides and Antenna Applications involving Double-Negative (DNG) and Single-Negative (SNG) Metamaterials," Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations, N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski (Ed.),IEEE Press, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., June, 2006, . 43-85.

J. McVay, N. Engheta, A. Hoorfar, "Space-Filling-Curve High-Impedance Ground Planes," Metamaterials: Physics and Engineering Explorations, N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski (Ed.),IEEE Press, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., June, 2006, 377-402.

A. Alu, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, and L. Vegni, "A Review on the Potential Use of Metamaterial Layers for Increasing the Transmission through a Single Sub-Wavelength Aperture in a Flat Opaque Screen," Periodic Structures , M. Bozzi and L. Perregrini (Ed.),Research Signpost, 37/661(2), Fort P. O. Trivandrum-695-023, Kerala, India, , 2006, Chapter 10, 271-291.

F. Bilotti, A. Alu, N. Engheta, and L. Vegni, "Anomalous Scattering Properties from Cavities Partially Loaded with Double-Negative or Single-Negative Metamaterials," Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER) Monograph Series, Vol. 51, T. Grzegorczyk and J. A. Kong (Ed.),2005, 49-63. online at http://ceta.mit.edu/PIER/pier51/03.0404141.Bilotti.AEV.pdf

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "An Overview of Salient Properties of Planar Guided-Wave Structures with Double-Negative (DNG) and Single-Negative (SNG) Layers," Negative-Refraction Metamaterials: Fundamental Principles and Applications, G. V. Eleftheriades and K. G. Balmain (Ed.),IEEE Press, John Wiley and Sons Inc., Hoboken, NJ, , 2005, Chapter 9, 339-380.

N. Bliznyuk, N. Engheta, and A. Hoorfar, "An Efficient Hybrid Computational Technique for Certain Scattering and Radiation Problems in Layered Media," in the book of proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 13-page chapter.

N. Engheta, "Ideas for Potential Applications of Metamaterials with Negative Permittivity and Permeability," Advances in Electromagnetics of Complex Media and Metamaterials, S. Zouhdi, A. H. Sihvola, and M. Arsalane (Ed.),Kluwer Academic Publishers, Inc., 2002, 19-37.

N. Engheta, "Fractional Paradigm in Electromagnetic Theory," Frontiers in Electromagnetics, D. H. Werner and R. Mittra (Ed.),IEEE Press, 2000, Chapter 12, 523-552.

M. P. Rowe, N. Engheta, J. M. Corless, and E. N. Pugh, Jr., "Refractive Index Gradient in Sunfish Cones," Basic and Clinical Applications of Vision Science, The Professor Jay M. Enoch Festschrift Volume (Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series 60), V. Lakshminarayanan (Ed.),1997, 51-55.

N. Engheta, "Use of Fractional Integration to Propose Some "Fractional" Solutions for the Scalar Helmholtz Equation," Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER) Monograph Series Vol. 12, Jin A. Kong (Ed.),1996, 107-132.

H. N. Kritikos, N. Engheta, and D. L. Jaggard, "Symmetry in Electromagnetic Media: A Spinor Viewpoint," Electromagnetic Symmetry, C. E. Baum and H. N. Kritikos (Ed.),Taylor and Francis Pub. Co., Washington, D.C., May, 1995, Chapter 4, 185-229.

F. Mariotte, P. Pelet, and N. Engheta, "A Review of Recent Study of Guided Waves in Chiral Media," Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER) Monograph Series Vol. 9, Alain Priou (Ed.),December, 1994, Chapter 14, 311-350.

M. M. I. Saadoun and N. Engheta, "Theoretical Study of Electromagnetic Properties of Non-Local W Media," Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER) Monograph Series, Vol. 9, Alain Priou (Ed.),December, 1994, Chapter 15, 351-397.

P. Pelet and N. Engheta, "Theoretical Study of Radiation Properties of Finite-Length Thin-Wire Chirostrip Antenna Using Dyadic Green's Function and Method of Moments," Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER) Monograph Series, Vol. 9, Alain Priou (Ed.),December, 1994, Chapter 12, 265-288.

D. L. Jaggard and N. Engheta, "Chirality in Electrodynamics: Modeling and Applications," Directions in Electromagnetic Wave Modeling, Henry L. Bertoni and Leopold B. Felsen (Ed.),Plenum Publishing Corporation, 1991, 485-493.

N. Engheta, "An Overview of The Theory of The Near-Zone Doppler Effect," Recent Advances in Electromagnetic Research, H. N. Kritikos and D. L. Jaggard (Ed.),Springer-Verlag, September, 1990, Chapter 3, 56-73.

N. Engheta and C. H. Papas, "Ambartsumian's Principle of Invariance and the Reflection of Radio Waves from Plane Inhomogeneous Slabs," Principle of Invariance and Its Applications, M. A. Mnatsakanian and H. V. Pickichian (Ed.),Publishing House of the Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, 1989, 348-361. This chapter is a reprint of the original article by N. Engheta and C. H. Papas published in Applied Physics (Springer-Verlag), B30, pp. 183-188, May 1983. The above book is the Proceedings of the Symposium held in Byurakan, Yerevan, USSR on October 26-30 1981, devoted to the 40th anniversary of the Principle of Invariance Introduction to the Radiation Transfer Theory, Academy of Sciences of Armenian SSR.

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Journal Publications
Submitted Manuscripts

Z. Qian, S. P. Hasting, C. Li, B. Edwards, C. K. McGinn, N. Engheta, Z. Fakhraai, S.-J. Park, “Raspberry-like Metamolecules Exhibiting Strong Magnetic Resonances,” submitted for publication, under review.

Y. Li and N. Engheta, “Supercoupling of Surface Wave with Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) Metastructures,” submitted for publication, under review.

U. K. Chettiar and N. Engheta, “Metatronic Transistor Amplifier,” submitted for publication, under review.

J. S. Marcos, M. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, “Mu-Near-Zero (MNZ) Supercoupling, submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

T. Matsui, A. Miura, N. Ikeda, H. Fujikawa, Y. Sugimoto, N. Engheta, and H. Iizuka, “Experimental Investigation of Double-Groove Grating Satisfying Total Internal Reflection,” Submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

Y. Hadad, A. Davoyan, N. Engheta, and B. Steinberg, “Expreme and Quantized Magneto-Optics with Graphene Meta-atoms and Metasurfaces,” submitted for pubication.  Under review.

 

A.M. Mahmoud, A. R. Davoyan, and N. Engheta, “All-Passive Nonreciprocal Metasurface,” submitted for piublication.  Under review.

 

A. Capretti, Y. Wang, N. Engheta, L. Dal Negro, “Tailored Optical Nonlinearity in Si-Compatible Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) Materials,” submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

A.M. Mahmoud and N. Engheta, “’Static’ Optics”, submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

M. Zanjani, A. Davoyan, N. Engheta, and J. Lukes, “NEMS with Broken T Symmetry: Graphene Based Unidirectional Acoustic Transmission Line,” submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

F. Abbasi, A. Davoyan, and N. Engheta, “One-Way Surface States Due to Nonreciprocal Light-Line Crossing,” submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

V. Torres, B. Orazbayev, V. Pacheco-Pena, M. Beruete, M. Navarro-Cia, and N. Engheta, “Experimental Demonstration of a Millimeter-Wave Metallic ENZ Lens Based on the Energy Squeezing Principle,” submitted for publication.  Under review.

 

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Journal Publications

The Following is only a sample of Nader Engheta's journal articles from 2001 to present. For his articles prior to 2001, please contact Nader Engheta.

 

 

F. Abbasi and N. Engheta, “Roles of Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) and Mu-Near-Zero (MNZ) Materials in Optical Metatronic Circuit Networks,” accepted for publication in Optics Express, in press.

A.Davoyan and N. Engheta, “Electrically Controlled One-Way Photon Flow,”accepted fo publication in Nature Communications. in press.

 

V. Shvedov, A. Davoyan, C. Hnatovsky, N. Engheta, and W. Krolikowski, “Large-Scale Optical Transport Based on a Reversible Tractor Beam,” accepted for publication in Nature Photonics, in press.

 

M. Zhang, N. Engheta, J. Van der Spiegel, “Bio-Inspired Focal-Plane Polarization Image Sensor Design:  From Application to Implementation,” accepted for publication in the Proceedings of IEEE, special issue on “Bio-Inspired Imaging” (Co-Guest Editors: R. Etienne-Cummings, W. Larkin, and J. Van der Spiegel), in press.

 

C. Della Giovampaola and N. Engheta, “Digital Metamaterials,” Nature Materials, appeared online September 14, 2014.  http://www.nature.com/nmat/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nmat4082.html

 

H. Iizuka and N. Engheta, “Anti-Reflection Structure for Effective Refractive Index Near-Zero Medium in Two-Dimensional Photonic Crystals,” Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 90, 115412 (7 pages), September 10, 2014. http://journals.aps.org/prb/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevB.90.115412

 

(Invited) V. Pacheco-Pena, V. Torres, M. Beruete, M. Navarro-Cia, and N. Engheta, “Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) Graded Index Quasi-Optical Elements: Steering and Splitting Millimeter Waves,” Journal of Optics, Vol. 16, No. 9, 094009 (7 pages), September 3, 2014. http://iopscience.iop.org/2040-8986/16/9/094009/

             •  Figure 4 of this paper was selected as the cover page of the special issue of Journal of Optics on Mid IR and THz Photonics.

 

N. J. Greybush, M. Saboktakin, X. Ye, C. Della Giovampaola, S. J. Oh, N. E. Berry, N. Engheta, C. B. Murray, and C. R. Kagan, “Plasmon-Enhanced Upconversion Luminescence in a Single Nanophosphor-Nanorod Heterodimers Formed through Template-Assisted Self-Assembly,” in ACS Nano.  Appeared online on September 2, 2014.  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn5022346

 

S. P. Hastings, P. Swanglap, Z. Qian, Y. Fang, S.-J. Park, S. Link, N. Engheta, and Z. Fakhraai, “Quadrupole-Enhanced Raman Scattering (QERS)”, in ACS Nano, appeared online on August 17, 2014.  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn5022346

 

D. Fernandes, N. Engheta, and M. Silveirinha, “Wormholes for Electron Waves in Graphene,” Physical Review B, Rapid Communications, Vol. 90. 041406(R) (5 pages), July 11, 2014.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.90.041406

 

D. Dregley, K. Lindfors, M. Lippitz, N. Engheta, M. Totzeck, H. Giessen, ““Experimental Demonstration of Wireless Power Transfer with Optical Nanoantennas,” Nature Communications, Vol. 5, 4354, July 4, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms5354

 

M. Schaferling, X. Yin, N. Engheta, H. Giessen, “Helical Plasmonic Nanostructures as Prototypical Chiral Near-Field Sources,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 1, Issue 6, pp. 530-537, June 18, 2014 (appeared online May 12, 2014).  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ph5000743

           One of the figures in this paper was selected as the cover page of the issue of ACS Photonics of June 2014.

 

E. Lee, M. Zhang, Y. Cho, Y. Cui, J. Van der Spiegel, N. Engheta, S. Yang, “Tilted Pillars on Wrinkled Elastomers as a Reversibly Tunable Optical Window,” Advanced Materials, published online 10.1002/adma.201400711, March 2014.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201400711

 

A.Fafarman, S.-H. Hong, S. J. Oh, H. Caglayan, X. Ye, B. Diroll, N. Engheta, C. Murray, C. Kagan, “Air-stable, Nanostructured Electronic and Plasmonic Materials from Solution-Processable, Silver Nanocrystal Building Blocks,” ACS Nano, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 2746-2754, 2014 (appeared online on January 31, 2014).  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn406461p

 

U. Chettiar, A. Davoyan, and N. Engheta, “Hotspots from Nonreciprocal Surface Waves,” Optics Letters, Vol. 39, No. 7, pp. 1760-1763, April 1, 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.001760 (appeared online February 19, 2014).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.001760

 

M. Zanjani, A. Davoyan, A. Mahmoud, N. Engheta, J. Lukes, “One-Way Phonon Isolation in Acoustic Waveguides,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 104, 081905 (4 pages), 2014.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4866590

 

M. Zhang, X. Wu, N. Engheta, J. Van der Spiegel, “A Monolithic CMOS Image Sensor with Wire-Grid Polarizer Filter Mosaic in the Focal Plane,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 855-862, March 2014.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CICC.2012.6330605

 

M. G. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, “Giant Nonlinearity in Zero-Gap Semiconductor Superlattices,” Physical Review B, Vol. 89, 085205 (10 pages), February 18, 2014.  http://dx.doi,org/10.1103/PhysRevB.89.085205

 

S. Savoia, G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Tunneling of Obliquely-Incident Waves through PT-symmetric Epsilon-Near-Zero Bilayers,” Physical Review B, Vol. 89, 085105, February 6, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.89.085105

 

M. Moccia, G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Optical Isolation via Unidirectional Resonant Photon Tunneling,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 115, 043107 (9 pages), January 28, 2014.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4862977 

 

F. J. Rodríguez-Fortuño, A. Vakil, and N. Engheta, “Electric Levitation Using Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 112, 033902 (5 pages), January 22, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.033902

 

T. Paik, S.-H. Hong, E. A. Gaulding, H. Caglayan, T. R. Gordon, N. Engheta, C. Kagan, and C. Murray, “Solution-Processed Phase-Change VO2 Metamaterials from Coloidal Vanadium Oxide (VOx) Nanocrystals,” ACS Nano, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 797-806, 2014 (appeared online on December 30, 2013.)  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn4054446

 

A. Silva, F. Monticone, G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “”Performing Mathematical Operations with Metamaterials,” Science, Vol. 343, Issue 6167, pp. 160-163, January 10, 2014.  (• A commentary Perspective article entited “Enabling Optical Analog Computing with Metamaterials” written by Ari Sihvola about our Science paper in the same issue, Vol. 343, Issue 6167, pp. 144-145, January 10, 2014.)  For abstract click http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/343/6167/160?ijkey=D/Z/1mJSSUmM6&keytype=ref&siteid=sci  , For reprints click http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/rapidpdf/343/6167/160?ijkey=D/Z/1mJSSUmM6&keytype=ref&siteid=sci , and for full text click http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/343/6167/160?ijkey=D/Z/1mJSSUmM6&keytype=ref&siteid=sci

 

M. Moccia, G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Enhanced Faraday Rotation via Resonant Tunneling in Tri-Layers Containing Magneto-Optical Metals,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 47 025002 (8 pages), 2014 (published online December 11, 2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/47/2/025002

 

A.Davoyan, and N. Engheta, “Theory of Wave Propagation in Magnetized Near-Zero-Epsilon Metamaterials:  Evidence for One-Way Photonic States and Magnetically Switched Transparency and Opacity”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 111, 257401, December 20, 2013 (published online on December 13, 2013) http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.257401

 

A.Davoyan and N. Engheta, “Nonreciprocal Optics within a Wavelength Fraction,” As one of the highlights of Optics in 2013, OSA Optics and Photonics News, special issue of “Optics in 2013”, Vol. 24, No. 12, p. 36, December 2013.  http://www.osa-opn.org/home/articles/volume_24/december_2013/features/optics_in_2013_introduction_(1)

 

R. Maas, J. Parsons, N. Engheta, and A. Polman, “Experimental Realization of an Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials at Visible Wavelengths,” Nature Photonics, Vol. 7, No. 11, pp. 907-912, doi:10.1038/nphoton.2013.256, November 2013 (appeared online October 13, 2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2013.256

 

M. Saboktakin, X. Ye, U. Chettiar, N. Engheta, C. Murray, and C. Kagan, “Plasmonic Enhancement of Nanophosphor Upconversion Luminescence in Au Nanohole Arrays,” ACS Nano, Vol. 7, No. 8, pp. 7186-7192, 2013 (appeared online August 2013)  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn402598e

 

G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Electromagnetic Funneling through a Single-Negative Slab Paired with a Double-Positive Transformation Slab,” International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (COMPEL), special issue on the “5th Workshop on Metamaterials and Special Materials for Electromagnetic Applications and TLC” (guest editors: A. Salvini, G. Schettini, A. Toscano, and L. Vegni), Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 1821-1833, 2013.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/COMPEL-10-2012-0221

 

A.Davoyan, and N. Engheta, “Nanoscale Plasmonic Circulator, “ New Journal of Physics, Vol. 15, 083054 (9 pages), August 28, 2013.   http://iopscience.iop.org/1367-2630/15/8/083054/.

 

H. Caglayan, S.-H. Hong, B. Edwards, C. Kagan, and N. Engheta, “Near-IR Metatronic Nanocircuits by Design,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 111, 073904, August 16, 2013.  http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v111/i7/e073904

 

• Selected as the Editor’s Suggestion in the week of August 16, 2013 of Physical Review Letters.
• Selected for a Focus article in the online journal Physics on August 16, 2013. The focus was written by Gabriel Popkin entitled “Circuits for Light,” Vol. 6, p. 91, DOI: 10.1103/Physics.6.91, http://physics.aps.org/articles/v6/91

 

A.Davoyan, and N. Engheta, “Nonreciprocal Rotating Power Flow within Plasmonic Nanostructures, “ Physical Review Letters, Vol. 111, 047401, July 2013 (publiched on line on July 22, 2013 .  http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.047401.

 

M. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, "Spatial Delocalization and Perfect Tunneling of Matter Waves:  Electron Perfect Lens," Physical Review Letters, 110, 213902, May 21, 2013. http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.213902

 

(Invited) A.Alu and N. Engheta, “Theory, Modeling and Features of Optical Nanoantennas,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, special issue on “Antenna and Propagation at mm- and sub mm-waves” (co-guest editors: Carlos Fernandes, Duixian Lui, Jiro Hirokawa, Jorge Costa and Ronan Sauleau), Vol. 6, No. 4, Part 1, pp. 1508-1517, April 2013. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6416004

 

G. Castaldi, S. Savoia, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “PT Metamaterials via Complex-Coordinate Transformation Optics,” Physical Review Letters, 110, 173901, April 23, 2013.  http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v110/i17/e173901 (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.7629 )

 

(Invited) N. Engheta, “Pursuing Near-Zero Response”, A perspective article in Science, Vol. 340, pp. 286-287, April 19, 2013.  Please click here for the summary, for the full text, and for the reprint.

V. Torres, V. Pancheco-Pena, P. Rodriguez-Ulibarri, M. Navarro-Cia, M. Beruete, M. Sorolla, and N. Engheta, “Terahertz Epsilon-Near-Zero Graded-Index Lens”, Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 7, pp. 9157-9166, April 8, 2013 (appeared online April 5, 2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.009156 .

C. T. DeRose, R. D. Kekatpure, D. C. Trotter, A. Starbuck, J. R. Wendt, A. Yaacobi, M. R. Watts, U. Chettiar, N. Engheta, P. Davids, “Electrically Controlled Optical Beam-Steering by an Active Phased Array of Metallic Nanoantennas,” Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 5198-5208, February 25, 2013 (published online on February 22, 2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.005198 .

A.T. Fafarman, S.-H. Hong, H. Caglayan, X. Ye, B. T. Diroll, T. Paik, N. Engheta, C. Murray, and C. Kagan, “Chemically Tailored Dielectric-to-Metal Transition for the Design of Metamaterials from Nanoimprint Colloidal Nanocrystals,”Nano Letters, Vol. 13, pp. 350-357, 2013 (published online December 10, 2012).

A.Davoyan, A. Mahmoud, and N. Engheta, “Optical Isolation with Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials,”Optics Express, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 3279-3286, February 11, 2013 (online on February 1, 2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.003279. (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1212.2292 ).

J. C. Soric, N. Engheta, S. Maci, and A. Alu, “Omnidirectional Small Antennas based on Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterial Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 33-44, January 2013.

E. J. R. Vesseur, T. Coenen, H. Caglayan, N. Engheta, A. Polman, “Structure with Near Zero Effective Refractive Index for Visible Light," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 110, 013902 (5 pages), January 2, 2013.

     Selected as the Editor’s Choice in the week of January 4, 2013 of Physical Review Letters.

     Selected for a Viewpoint in the online journal Physics on January 2, 2013.  The viewpoint is written by Wenshen Cai entitled “Metal-Coated Waveguide Stretches Wavelengths to Infinity,” Vol. 6, p. 1, DOI: 10.1103/Physics.6.1, http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/Physics.6.1

O. Luukkonen, U. K. Chettiar and N. Engheta, “One-Way Waveguides Connected to One-Way Loads,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 11, pp. 1398-1401, 2012.

M. G. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, “A Metamaterial-Inspired Model for Electron Waves in Bulk Semiconductors,” Physical Review B, Vol. 86, 245302 (14 pages), December 5, 2012.  (The manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1205.3326  )

M. Zhang, K. Ihida-Stansbury, J. Van der Spiegel, and N. Engheta, “Polarization-based Non-Staining Cell Detection,”Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 23, pp. 25378-25390, November 5, 2012 (published online October 24, 2012).

M. Navarro-Cia, M. Beruete, M. Sorolla, and N. Engheta, “Lensing System and Fourier Transformation Using Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials,” Phyiscal Review B, Vol. 86, 165130 (6 pages), October 23, 2012.

M. G. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, “Transformation Electronics:  Tailoring the Effective Mass of Electrons,” Physical Review B, Rapid Communication, Vol. 86, 161104 (R), October 8, 2012. (The manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1205.6325 )

U. K. Chettiar and N. Engheta, “Internal Homogenization:  Effective Permittivity of a Coated Sphere,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 21, pp. 22976-22986, October 8, 2012 (appeared online September 24, 2012).

G. Castaldi, S. Savoia, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Analytical Study of Subwavelength Imaging by Uniaxial Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials Slabs,”Physical Review B, Vol. 86, 115123 (10 pages), September 17, 2012.  (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1205.1620

M. Saboktakin, X. Ye, S. J. Oh, S.-H. Hong, A.T. Fafarman, U. K. Chettiar, N. Engheta, C. Murray, and C. Kagan, “Metal Enhanced Upconversion Luminescence Tunable through Metal Nanoparticle-Nanophosphor Separation,” accepted for publication in ACS Nano, Vol. 6, No. 10, pp. 8758-8766, 2012 (also appeared online).

A.Polemi, A. Alu, N. Engheta, “Nanocircuit Loading of Plasmonic Waveguides,”IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 60, No. 9, pp. 4381-4390, September 2012.

U. K. Chettiar, and N. Engheta, “Optical Frequency Mixing through Nanoantenna Enhanced Difference Frequency Generation:  Metatronic Mixer," Physical Review B, Vol. 86, 075405 (9 pages), August 2, 2012.

U. K. Chettiar, R. Fernandez Garcia, S. Maier, and N. Engheta, “Enhancement of Radiation from Dielectric Waveguides Using Resonant Plasmonic Core-Shell,” Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 14, pp. 16104-16112, June 29, 2012.

B. Edwards, N. Engheta, “Electric Tweezers: Negative dielectrophoretic multiple particle positioning,” New Journal of Physics, Vol. 14, 063012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/14/6/063012, June 14, 2012.

(Invited) N. Engheta, “From Radio-Frequency Circuits to Optical Nanocircuits,” IEEE Microwave Theory and Technique (MTT) Society Microwave Magazine, special issue on Metamaterials, G. Eleftheriades (guest editor), Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 100-113, June 2012.

•  60th anniversary issue of IEEE MTT Society

P. Fan, U. Chettiar, L. Cao, F. Afshinmanesh, N. Engheta, and M. Brongersma, “An Invisible Metal-Semiconductor Photodetector,” Nature Photonics, Vol. 6, Issue 6, pp. 380-385, June 2012, appeared online on May 20, 2012, DOI: 10.1038/NPHOTON.2012.108

X. Ye, L. Jin, H. Caglayan, J. Chen, G. Xing, C. Zheng, V. Doan-Nguyen, Y. Kang, N. Engheta, C. Kagan, and C. Murray, “Improved Size-Tunable Synthesis of Monodispersed Gold Nanorods through the Use of Aromatic Additives,” ACS Nano, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 2804-2817, 2012.

M. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, “Effective Medium Approach to Electron Waves: Graphene Superlattices,” Physical Review B, 85, 195413 (10 pages), May 7, 2012.  (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 25, Issue 21, May 21, 2012.) (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.1902 ).

B. Edwards and N. Engheta, “Experimental Verification of Displacement-Current Conduits in Metamaterial-Inspired Optical Circuitry," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 108, 193902, May 7, 2012.

     Selected as the Editor’s Choice in the week of May 11, 2012 of Physical Review Letters.

     Selected for a Viewpoint in the online journal Physics on May 7, 2012.  The viewpoint is written by Jon Schuller entitled “Wiring up Displacement Currents,” Vol. 5, p. 52, DOI: 10.1103/Physics.5.52, http://physics.aps.org/articles/v5/52

     One of the figures in this paper was selected as the cover page of the issue of Physical Review Letters of May 11, 2012.

     A video summary has been prepared for this paper.

F. J. Rodriguez-Fortuno, N. Engheta, “Avoiding Metallic Walls:  Use of Modal Superposition in Plasmonic Waveguide to Reduce Propagation Loss,” accepted for publication in Physical Review B, in press.  (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1110.1663).

A.Vakil, N. Engheta, “Fourier Optics on Graphene,”  Physical Review B, Vol. 85, 075434 (4 pages), February 27, 2012. (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at http://arxiv.org/abs/1108.5218).  (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 25, Issue 11, March 12, 2012.)

Y. Sun, B. Edwards, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Experimental Realization of Optical Lumped Nanocircuit Elements at Infrared Wavelengths,” Nature Materials, Vol. 11, pp. 208-212, March 2012, DOI: 10.1038/NMAT3230, published online, January 29, 2012. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 25, Issue 10,  March 5, 2012.)

M. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, “Sampling and Squeezing Electromagnetic Waves through Subwavelength Ultranarrow Regions or Openings,” Physical Review B, Vol. 85, 085116 (18 pages), February 21, 2012.  (The earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at ArXiv condensed matter.material science, http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.4964 ).

A.Vakil and N. Engheta, “One-Atom-Thick Reflectors for Surface Plasmon Polariton Surface Waves on Graphene,”Optics Communications, special issue on subwavelength light localization and focusing (guest editors:  A. Alu and P. Verma), published online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2012.02.029 February 28, 2012, in print Vol. 285, pp. 3428-3430, 2012.

G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Nonlocal Transformation Optics,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 108, 063902   (5  pages), February 10, 2012.  (The Earlier version of the manuscript can be viewed at ArXiv physics.optics, http://arxiv.org/abs/1112.0407).

C. Argyropoulos, P-Y. Chen, G. D’Aguanno, N. Engheta, and A. Alu, “Boosting Optical Nonlinearity in Epsilon-Near-Zero Plasmonic Channels,” Physical Review B,  Vol. 85, 045129 (5 pages), January 27, 2012.

A. Vakil, and N. Engheta, “One-Atom-Thick Metamaterials and Transformation Optics with Graphene,”  As one of the highlights of 2011 in OSA Optics and Photonics News (OPN), Vol. 22, No. 12, p. 44, December 2011.

(Invited) N. Engheta, “Antenna-Guided Light,” Science, Vol. 334, pp. 317-318, October 21, 2011.  Please click here for the abstract, for the full text, and for the reprint

(Invited) A. Alu and N. Engheta, “Optical Metamaterials based on Optical Nanocircuits,” Proceedings of IEEE, special issue on “Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications in the Microwave and Optical Regimes, Guest Editors: G. Eleftheriades and N. Engheta, Vol. 99, N0. 10, pp. 1669-1681, October 2011.

Y. Zhao, N. Engheta, and A. Alu, “Homogenization of Plasmonic Metasurfaces as Transmission-Line Loads,” Metamaterials, special issue of the 2010 Metamaterial Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, Guest editors (M. Kafesaki and M. Silveirinha), Vol. 5, No. 2-3, pp. 90-96, September 21, 2011.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, “Extremely Anisotropic Boundary Conditions and Their Optical Applications,” Radio Science, Special Issue of 2010 EM Theory Symposium, Vol. 46, RS0E11, doi:10.1029/2011RS004679, 2011.

G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Electromagnetic Tunneling of Obliquely-Incident Waves through a Single-Negative Slab Paired with a Double-Positive Uniaxial Slab,” Journal of Optical Society of America B, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 2362-2368, October 2011 (published on September 6, 2011). (Earlier version of the Manuscript can be viewed on http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.3541.)

G. Castaldi, I. Gallina, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Analytical Study of Spherical Cloak/Anti-Cloak Interactions,"Wave Motion, Special Issue on ""Cloaking of Wave Motion", Guest Editor: Andrew Norris, Vol. 48, No. 6., pp. 455-467, 2011.  (Manuscript can be found at http://arxiv.org/abs/1009.4348)

H. Iizuka, N. Engheta, H. Fujikawa, and K. Sato, “Arm-Edge Conditions in Plasmonic Folded Dipole Nanoantennas," Optics Express, Vol. 19, No. 13, pp. 12325-12335, June 20, 2011.

A. Vakil and N. Engheta, “Transformation Optics Using Graphene,” Science, Vol. 332, pp. 1291-1294, June 10, 2011.  Please click here for the abstract, for the full text, and for the reprint.  (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 23, Issue 24, June 20, 2011.)

Y. Zhao, N. Engheta, A. Alu, “Effects of Shape and Loading of Optical Nanoantennas on Their Sensitivity and Radiation Properties,”  Journal of Optical Society of America B, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 1266-1274, May 2011.

A. Polemi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Guidance Properties of Plasmonic Nanogrooves:  Comparison between the Effective Index Method and the Finite Integration Technique,"IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 10, pp. 199-202, March 2011.

A. Alu, P. Belov, and N. Engheta, “Coupling and guided propagation along parallel chains of plasmonic nanoparticles,” in New Journal of Physics, Vol. 13, 033026 (23 pages), 2011. (Manuscript can be found online at http://www.njp.org/, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/3/033026)

G. Castaldi, I. Gallina, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, “Electromagnetic Tunneling through a Single-Negative Slab Paired with a Double-Positive Bilayer,”Physical Review B Rapid Communications, Vol. 83, 081105(R), February 24, 2011.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, “Emission Enhancement in a Plasmonic Waveguide at Cut Off,” Materials, Vol. 4, special issue on “Next Wave of Metamaterials”, Guest Editor: A. Boltasseva, pp. 141-152, January 4, 2011.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Cloaked Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope Tip for Non-Invasive Near-Field Imaging," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 105, 263906, December 29, 2010.

G. Castaldi, I. Gallina, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, "Transformation-Optics Generalization of Tunneling Effects in Bilayers Made of Paired Epsilon-Negative/Mu-Negative Media,"Journal of Optics, special issue on “Transformation Optics,” guest ediotors, J. Pendry and V. Shalaev, Vol. 13, 024011, 2011.

H. Iizuka, N. Engheta, H. Fujikawa, K. Sato, and Y. Takeda, “Role of Propagating Modes in Double-Groove Grating with +1st-Order Diffraction Angle Larger than Substrate-Air Critical Angle,” Optics Letters, Vol. 35, No. 23, pp. 3973-3975, December 1, 2010.

G. Castaldi, I. Gallina, V. Galdi, A. Alu, N. Engheta, “Power scattering and absorption mediated by cloak/anti-cloak interaction:  A transformation-optics route towards invisible sensors,”Journal of Optical Society of America, B, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 2132-2140, October 2010.

(Invited) N. Engheta, "Taming Light at the Nanoscale" Physics World, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 31-34, September 2010.

V. Gruev, J. Van der Spiegel, and N. Engheta, “Dual-Tier, Thin Film Polymer Polarization Imaging Sensor,” Optics Express, Vol. 18, No. 18, pp. 19292-19303, August 30 2010.  (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, Vol. 5, Issue 13, October 22, 2010.)

A. Alu and N. Engheta, “Cloaking a Receiving Antenna or a Sensor with Plasmonic Metamaterials,” in Metamaterials, Special Issue on Metamaterial’09 Conference, guest editors:  R. Ziolkowski and F. Bilotti, Vol. 4, Issues 2-3, pp. 153-159, August-September, 2010

H. Iizuka, N. Engheta, H. Fujikawa, K. Sato, and Y. Takeda, “Switching Capability of Double-Sided Gratings with Horizontal Shift,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 97, 053108 (3 pages), 2010.  (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 22, Issue 7, August 16, 2010.)

J. McVay, N. Engheta, and A. Hoorfar, “Space-Filling Curve Radio Frequency Identification Tags,” Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society (ACES) Journal, Special Issue on “Computational and Experimental Techniques for RFID Systems and Applications, Part III” Guest Editors, L. Sydanheimo, F. Yang, and L. Ukkonen, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 517-529, June 2010.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, “How Does Zero Forward-Scattering in Magnetodielectric Nanoparticles Comply with Optical Theorem,” the Special Issue of the Journal of Nanophotonics honoring the 70th Birthday of Professor Craig F. Bohren, Vol. 4, 041590 (17 pages), May 19, 2010.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Wireless at the nanoscale: Optical interconnects using matched nanoantennas," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 104, 213902, May 24, 2010.

(Invited) A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Comparison of Waveguiding Properties of Plasmonic Voids and Plasmonic Waveguides," in the Special Issue of the Journal of Physical Chemistry C on the Martin Maskovits Festchrift, Vol. 114, pp. 7462-7471, 2010.

H. Iizuka, N. Engheta, H. Fujikawa, K. Sato, "Incident Angle Dependency of Propagating Modes in Rectangular Grating for Polarization Independent -1st Order Diffraction or Polarization Splitting," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 1362-1369, June 2010.

I. Gallina, G. Castaldi, V. Galdi, A. Alu, N. Engheta, "A general class of metamaterials transformation slabs," Physical Review B, Vol. 81, No. 12, 125124 (10 pages), March 25, 2010.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Coaxial-to-Waveguide Matching with Epsilon-Near-Zero Ultranarrow Channels and Bends," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 58, No. 2, pp. 328-339, February 2010.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Effect of Small Random Disorders and Imperfections on the Performance of Arrays of Plasmonic Nanoparticles," New Journal of Physics, Vol. 12, 013015 (14 pages), 2010.

M. P. Nikiforov, S. C. Kehr, T.-H. Park, P. Milde, U. Zerweck, C. Loppacher, L. M. Eng, M. J. Therien, N. Engheta, and D. Bonnell, "Probing Polarization and Dielectric Function of Molecules with Higher Order Harmonics in s-NSOM," Journal of Applied Physics , Vol. 106, 114307 (8 pages), 2009. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 20, Issue 24, December 19, 2009.

(Invited) A. Alu and N. Engheta, "On Certain Design Criteria for Nanoantennas in the Visible," an invited manuscript to the special issue of Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience on the topic of "Functional Nanophotonics and Nanoelectromagnetics" (guest editors: Daniel Erni and Christophe Caloz), Vol. 6, No. 9, pp. 2009-2015, November 2009.

B. Edwards, A. Alu, M. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, "Experimental Verification of Plasmonic Cloaking at Microwave Frequencies with Metamaterials," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 103, 153901 (4 pages), October 6, 2009.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "All-Optical Metamaterial Circuit Board at the Nanoscale," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 103, 143902 (4 pages), September 29, 2009. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 20, Issue 15, October 12, 2009.)

A. Alu, P. A. Belov, and N. Engheta, "Parallel-Chain Optical Transmission Line for a Low-Loss Ultraconfined Light Beam," Physical Review B Brief Report,Vol. 80, 113101, September 8, 2009. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 20, Issue 12, September 21, 2009.)

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Boosting Molecular Fluorescence with a Plasmonic Nanolauncher," Physical Review Letters,Vol. 103, 043902 (4 pages), July 21, 2009. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 20, Issue 5, August 3, 2009.)

D. A. Powell, A. Alu, B. Edwards, A. Vakil, Y. S. Kivshar, and N. Engheta, "Nonlinear control of tunneling through an epsilon-near-zero channel," Physical Review B,Vol. 79, 245135 (5 pages), June 29, 2009.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Guided Propagation along Quadrupolar Chains of Plasmonic Nanoparticles," Physical Review B,Vol. 79, 235412 (12 pages), 2009. (Also indexed in ithe Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 19, Issue 26, June 29, 2009.)

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Cloaking a Sensor" Physical Review B,Vol. 102, 233901 (4 pages), June 8, 2009. (Also indexed in ithe Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, Vol. 17, Issue 12, June 15, 2009.)

J. Li, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Optical Spectrometer at the Nanoscale Using Optical Yagi-Uda Nanoantennas," Physical Review B,Vol. 79, 195104 (5 pages), May 5, 2009. (Also indexed in ithe Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 19, Issue 20, May 18, 2009.)

K. M Yemelyanov, J. McVay, A. Hoorfar, and N. Engheta, "Adaptive Polarization Contrast Techniques for Through-Wall Microwave Imaging Applications," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and REmote Sensing, Speical issue on Remote Sensing of Building Interior (M. Amin, and K. Sarabandi, guest editors), Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 1362-1374, May 2009.

J. McVay, A. Hoorfar, and N. Engheta, "Thin Absorbers Using Space-Filling-Curve Artificial Magnetic Conductors," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 785-790, March 2009.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "The Quest for Magnetic Plasmons at Optical Frequencies," Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 7, pp. 5723-5730, March 25, 2009.

M. G. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, "Transporting an Image through a Subwavelength Hole," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 102, 103902 (4 pages), March 13, 2009. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 19, Issue 13, March 30, 2009.)

B. Edwards, A. Alu, M. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, "Reflectionless Sharp Bends and Corners in Waveguides Using Epsilon-Near-Zero Effects," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 105, 044905 (4 pages), February 18, 2009.

G. Castaldi, I. Gallina, V. Galdi, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, "Cloak/anti-cloak Interactions,"Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 3101-3114, February 17, 2009.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Optical Nanoswitch: Engineered Plasmonic Nanoparticle with Extreme Parameters and Giant Anisotropy", New Journal of Physics, Vol. 11, 013026 (14 pages), 2009

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Theory and Potentials of Muti-Layered Plasmonic Covers for Multi-Frequency Cloaking," New Journal of Physics, Focus Issue on 'Cloaking and Transformation Optics', Guest Editors: Ulf Leonhardt and David R. Smith, Vol. 10, 115036 (15 pages), November 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Hertzian Plasmonic Nanodimer as an Efficient Optical Nanoantenna," Physical Review B, Vol. 78, 195111 (6 pages), November 2008. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 18, Issue 21, November 24, 2008.)

M. Silveirinha, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, "Cloaking Mechanism with Antiphase Plasmonic Satellites", Physical Review B, Vol. 78, 205109 (9 pages), November 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Effects of Size and Frequency Dispersion in Plasmonic Cloaking," Physical Review E, Rapid Communication, Vol. 78, 045602(R) (4 pages), October 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Dispersion Characteristics of Metamaterial Cloaking Structures," Electromagnetics, Special Issue on "Metamaterials 2007", guest editors: S. Zouhdi and S. Tretyakov, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 464-475, October 2008.

(Invited Review) A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Plasmonic and Metamaterial Cloaking: Physical Mechanisms and Potentials," Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, Vol. 10, 093002 (17 pages), August 19, 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Dynamical Theory of Artifical Optical Magnetism Produced by Rings of Plasmonic Nanoparticles," Physical Review B, Vol. 78, 085112 (10 pages), August 11, 2008.

M. Silveirinha, A. Alu and N. Engheta, "IR and Optical Invisibility Cloak with Plasmonic Implants Based on Scattering Cancellation" Physical Review B, Vol. 78, 075107 (7 pages), August 11, 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Light Squeezing through Arbitraily Shaped Plasmonic Channels and Sharp Bends," Physical Review B, Vol. 78, 035440 (6 pages), July 24, 2008.

A. Alu, M. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, "Transmission-Line Analysis of Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ)-Filled Narrow Channels" Phsyical Review E, Vol. 78, 016604 (10 pages), 23 July 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Input Impedance, Nanocircuit Loading, and Radiation Tuning of Optical Nanoantennas," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 101, 043901 (4 pages), July 21, 2008. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sscience and Technology, Vol. 18, Issue 5, August 4, 2008.)

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Dielectric Sensing in Epsilon-Near-Zero Narrow Waveguide Channels," Physical Review B, Vol. 78, 045102 (5 pages), July 3, 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Robustness in Design and Background Variation in Metamaterials/Plasmonic Cloaking," in Radio Science Special Section on the Electromagnetic Theory Symposium in Ottawa (July 2007), L. Shafai, A. Ishimaru, and M. Ando (guest editors), Vol. 43, RS4S01, doi:10.1029/2007RS003815.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Tuning the Scattering Response of Optical Nanoantennas with Nanocircuit Loads", in Nature Photonics, Vol. 2, pp. 307-310, May 2008.

A. Alu, M. Young, and N. Engheta, "Design of Nanofilters for Optical Nanocircuits", Physical Review B, Vol. 77, No. 14, 144107 (12 pages) 2008. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sscience and Technology, Vol. 17, Issue 16, April 21, 2008)

M. G. Silveirinha, A. Alu, J. Li, and N. Engheta, "Nanoinsulators and Nanoconnectors for Optical Nanocircuits," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, 064305 (24 pages), 2008.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Multifrequency Optical Invisibility Cloak with Layered Plasmonic Shells," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, No. 11, 113901, March 18, 2008.

C. L. Holloway, D. C. Love, E. F. Kuester, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Sub-wavelength resonators: On the use of metafilm to overcome the lambda/2 size limit," Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Microwave, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 120-129, 2008.

B. Edwards, A. Alu, M. Young, M. Silveirinha, and N. Engheta, "Experimental Verification of Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterial Coupling and Energy Squeezing Using a Microwave Waveguide", Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, 033903, January 25, 2008.

M. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, "Theory of Supercoupling, Squeezing Wave Energy, and Field Confinement in Narrow Channels and Tight Bends Using Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials," Physical Review B, Vol. 76, 245109, December 10, 2007. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sscience and Technology, Vol. 16, Issue 26, December 24, 2007).

J. Li, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Shaping the Beam of Light in Nanometer Scales: A Yagi-Uda Nanoantenna in Optical Domain," Physical Review B, Vol. 76, 245403, December 6, 2007. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sscience and Technology, Vol. 16, Issue 25, December 17, 2007)

A. Alu, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Parallel, Series, and Intermediate Interconnections of Optical Nanocircuit Elements. 2: Nanocircuit and Physical Interpretations," Journal of Optical Society of America B, Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 3014-3022, December 2007. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sscience and Technology, Vol. 17, Issue 2, January 14, 2008)

A. Salandrino, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, "Parallel, Series, and Intermediate Interconnections of Optical Nanocircuit Elements. 1: Analytical Solutions," Journal of Optical Society of America B, Vol. 24, No. 12, pp. 3007-3013, December 2007. (Also indexed in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sscience and Technology, Vol. 17, Issue 2, January 14, 2008)

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Enhanced Directivity from Sub-Wavelength Infrared/Optical Nanoantennas Loaded with Plasmonic Materials or Metamaterials," in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Special Issue on Optical and THz and Antenna Technology, guest editors: Peter de Maagt and George Hansen, Vol. 55, No. 11, pp. 3027-3039, November 2007.

J. Li and N. Engheta, "Core-Shell Nanowire Optical Antennas Fed by Slab Waveguides," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Special Issue on Optical and THz and Antenna Technology, guest editors: Peter de Maagt and George Hansen, Vol. 55, No. 11, pp. 3018-3026, November 2007.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Anamolies of Subdiffractive Guided-Wave Propagation along Metamaterial Nanocomponents," Radio Science, special issue on "Analytical Scattering and Diffraction"guest edited by P. L. E. Uslenghi, Vol. 42, RS6S17, doi:10.1029/2007RS003691, 2007.

A. Alu, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Coupling of Optical Lumped Nanocircuit Elements and Effects of Substrates," Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 21, pp. 13865-13876, October 5, 2007. (The manuscript can be viewed at http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-21-13865 .)

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Optical ‘Shorting Wires’", Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 21, pp. 13773-13782, October 5, 2007 (The manuscript can be viewed at http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-21-13773 ).

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Higher-Order Resonant Power Flow Inside and Around Superdierctive Plasmonic Nanoparticles," Journal of Optical Society of America , Volume 24, Issue 10, October, 2007, pp. A89-A97.

N. Engheta, "Circuits with Light at Nanoscales: Optical Nanocircuits Inspired by Metamaterials," Science, Volume 317, Issue 1, September 21, 2007, pp. 1698-1702.

B. Edwards, N. Engheta, and S. Evoy , "Electric Tweezers: Experimental Studies of Positive Dielectrophoresis-Based Positioning and Orientation of a Nanorod," Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 102, Issue 2, July 15, 2007, Article 024913 (5 pages).

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Cloaking and Transparency for Collections of Particles with Metamaterial and Plasmonic Covers," Optics Express, Volume 15, Issue 12, June 11, 2007, pp. 7578-7590.

T. Hand, S. Cummer, and N. Engheta, "The Measured Electric Field Spatial Distribution within a Metamaterial Sub-Wavelength Cavity Resonator," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 55, Issue 6, June, 2007, pp. 1781-1788.

A. Alu, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, and L. Vegni, "Theory and Simulations of a Conformal Omni-Directional Sub-Wavelength Metamaterial Leaky-Wave Antenna," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 55, Issue 6, June, 2007, pp. 1698-1708.

V. Gruev, A. Ortu, N. Lazarus, J. Van der Spiegel, and N. Engheta, "Fabrication of a Dual-Tier Thin Film Micropolarization Array," Optics Express, Volume 15, Issue 8, April 16, 2007, pp. 4994-5007.

A. Alu, M. G. Silveirinha, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Epsilon-Near-Zero Metamaterials and Electromagnetic Sources: Tailoring the Radiation Phase Patterns," Physical Review B, Volume 75, Issue 15, April 15, 2007, 155410 (13 pages).

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Plasmonic Materials in Transparency and Cloaking Problems: Mechanism, Robustness and Physical Insights," Optics Express, Volume 15, Issue 6, March 19, 2007, pp. 3318-3332.

M. G. Silveirinha, A. Alu, and N. Engheta, "Parallel-Plate Metamaterials for Cloaking Structures," Physical Review E, Volume 75, Issue 3, March, 2007, 036603 (16 pages).

A. Alu’, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, and L. Vegni, "Sub-wavelength Planar Leaky-Wave Components with Metamaterial Bilayers," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 55, Issue 3, March, 2007, pp. 882-891.

M. G. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, "Design of Matched Zero-Index Metamaterials Using Nonmagnetic Inclusions in Epsilon-Near-Zero Media," Physical Review B, Volume 75, Issue 7, February, 2007, 075119 (10 pages).

A. Alù, N. Engheta, A. Erontuk, and R. W. Ziolkowski, "Single-Negative, Double-Negative, and Low-Index Metamaterials and Their Electromagnetic Applications," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 49, Issue 1, February, 2007, pp. 23-36.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Three-Dimensional Nanotransmission Lines at Optical Frequencies: A Recipe for Broadband Negative-Refraction Optical Metamaterials," Physical Review B, Volume 75, Issue 2, January, 2007, 024304 (20 pages).

A. Alu’, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, and L. Vegni, "Sub-wavelength, Compact, Resonant Patch Antennas Loaded with Metamaterials," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 55, Issue 1, January, 2007, pp. 13-25.

V. Pierro, J. McVay, V. Galdi, A. Hoorfar, N. Engheta, I. Pinto, "Metamaterial Inclusions Based on Grid-Graph Hamiltonian Paths," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 48, Issue 12, December, 2006, pp. 2520-2524.

A. Alu and N. Engheta, "Theory of Linear Chains of Metamaterials/Plasmonic Particles as Subdiffraction Optical Nanotransmission Lines," Physical Review B, Volume 74, Issue 20, November 15, 2006, 205436 (18 pages).

M. G. Silveirinha and N. Engheta, "Tunneling of Electromagnetic Energy through Sub-Wavelength Channels and Bends Using Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) Materials," Physical Review Letters, Volume 97, Issue 15, October , 2006, 157403 (4 pages).

J. Li and N. Engheta, "Subwavelength Plasmonic Cavity Resonator on a Nanowire with Periodic Permittivity Variation," Physical Review , Volume 74, Issue 11, September, 2006, 115125 (11 pages).

S.-S. Lin, K. Yemelyanov, E. N. Pugh, Jr., and N. Engheta, "Polarization-based and Specular-Reflection-Based Non-Contact Latent Fingerprint Imaging and Lifting," Journal of Optical Society of America A, Volume 23, Issue 9, Septmeber, 2006, pp. 2137-2153.

K. Yemelyanov, S.-S. Lin, E. N. Pugh, Jr., and N. Engheta, "Adaptive Algorithms for 2-Channel Polarization Sensing under Various Polarization Statistics with Non-Uniform Distributions," Applied Optics, Volume 45, Issue 22, August 1, 2006, pp. 5504-5520.

S.-S. Lin, K. Yemelyanov, E. N. Pugh, Jr., and N. Engheta, "Separation and Contrast Enhancement of Overlapping Cast Shadow Components Using Polarization," Optics Express, Volume 14, Issue 16, August, 2006, pp. 7099-7108.

A. Salandrino and N. Engheta, "Far-Field Subdiffraction Optical Microscopy Using Metamaterial Crystals: Theory and Simulations," Physical Review B, Volume 74, Issue 7, August, 2006, 075103 (5 pages.

A. Alu’, N. Engheta, and R. W. Ziolkowski, "Finite-Difference Time-Domain Analysis of the Tunneling and Growing Exponential in a Pair of Epsilon-Negative and Mu-Negative Slabs," Physical Review E, Volume 74, Issue 1, July, 2006, 016604 (9 pages).

A. Alu’, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, and L. Vegni, "," Metamaterial Covers over a Small Aperture, Volume 54, Issue 6, June, 2006, pp. 1632-1643.

B. Perlman, L. Katehi, A. Ballato, N. Engheta, D. Peroulis, and Saeed Mohammadi, "Nanotechnology and Active Thin Films for Compact RF Components and Agile Systems," Ferroelectrics, Volume 432, Issue , May, 2006, pp. 163-182.

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Optical nano-transmission lines: Synthesis of planar left-handed metamaterials in the infrared and visible regimes," Journal of Optical Society of America B, Volume 23, Issue 3, March, 2006, pp. 571-583.

A. Alu’, A. Salandrino, and N. Engheta, "Negative Effective Permeability and Left-Handed Materials at Optical Frequencies," Optics Express, Volume 14, Issue 4, February 20, 2006, pp. 1557-1567.

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "A Physical Insight into the “Growing” Evanescent Fields of Double-Negative Metamaterial Lens using Its Circuit Equivalence," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 54, Issue 1, January, 2006, pp. 268-272.

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Evanescent Growth and Tunneling through Stacks of Frequency-Selective Surfaces," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Volume 4, Issue 11, December 5, 2005, pp. 417-420.

B. Edwards, N. Engheta, and S. Evoy, "Theory of simultaneous control of orientation and translational motion of nanorods using positive dielectrophoretic forces," Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 98, Issue 12, December 30, 2005, 124314 (7 pages).

J. McVay, A. Hoorfar, and N. Engheta, "Peano High-Impedance Surfaces," Radio Science, Volume 40, Issue 6, December, 2005, RS6S03 (9 pages).

N. Engheta, A. Salandrino, A. Alu, "Circuit Elements at Optical Frequencies: Nano-Inductor, Nano-Capacitor, and Nano-Resistor," Physical Review Letters, Volume 95, Issue 5, August 26, 2005, 95504 (4 pages).

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Achieving Transparency with Metamaterial and Plasmonic Coatings," Physical Review E, Volume 72, Issue 1, July, 2005, 16623 (9 pages).

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Polarizabilities and Effective Parameters of Collections of Spherical Nanoparticles Formed by Pairs of Concentric Double-Negative (DNG), Single-Negative (SNG) Shells, and/or Double-Positive (DPS) Metamaterial Layers," Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 97, Issue 9, May, 2005, 094310 (12 pages).

N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski, "Positive Future for Double-Negative Metamaterials," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Volume 53, Issue 4, April, 2005, pp. 1535-1556.

A. Alu’, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, L. Vegni, "Metamaterials Monolayers and Bilayers for Enhanced Transmission through a Sub-Wavelength Aperture in a Flat Perfectly Conducting Screen," Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, Volume 60, Issue 1, January, 2005, pp. 185-190.

N. Engheta and A. Alu, "Selected Features of Metamaterials and Plasmonic Media," Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, Volume 60, Issue 1, January, 2005, pp. 165-170.

M. Caiazzo, S. Maci, and N. Engheta, "A Metamaterial Surface for Compact Cavity Resonators," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Volume 3, Issue 1, December, 2004, pp. 261-264.

N. Bliznyuk and N. Engheta, "Numerical Study of Polarization-Dependent Focusing for a Bilayer Planar FSS Reflective Lens at Millimeter Wavelength," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 40, Issue 5, March  5, 2004, pp. 361-365.

J. McVay, N. Engheta, and A. Hoorfar, "High-Impedance Metamaterial Surfaces Using Hilbert-Curve Inclusions," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Volume 14, Issue 3, March , 2004, pp. 130-132.

J. Zhu, A. Hoorfar, and N. Engheta, "Peano Antennas," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Volume 3, Issue 1, January, 2004, pp. 71-74.

A. Alu’, F. Bilotti, N. Engheta, L. Vegni, "Power-Transmission Enhancement through a Sub-Wavelength Hole in a Perfect Conductor by Employing Metamaterials," Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, Volume 59, Issue 1, January, 2004, pp. 259-260.

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Guided Modes in a Waveguide Filled with a Pair of Single-Negative (SNG), Double-Negative (DNG), and/or Deouble-Positive (DPS) Layers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Volume 52, Issue 1, January, 2004, pp. 199-210.

N. Engheta, "Is Foster’s Reactance Theorem Satisfied in Double-Negative and Single-Negative Media?," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 39, Issue 1, October, 2003, pp. 11-14.

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Pairing an Epsilon-Negative Slab with a Mu-Negative Slab: Resonance, Anomalous Tunneling and Transparency," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 51, Issue 10, October, 2003, pp. 2558-2571.

K. Yemelyanov, M. A. Lo, E. N. Pugh, Jr., and N. Engheta, "Display of polarization information by coherently moving dots," Optics Express, Volume 11, Issue 13, June 30, 2003, pp. 1577-1584.

J. Zhu, A. Hoorfar and N. Engheta, "Bandwidth, Cross Polarization, and Feed-Point Characteristics of Matched Hilbert Antennas," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Volume 2, Issue 1, January, 2003, pp. 2-5, 2003.

A. Alu’ and N. Engheta, "Radiation from a Traveling-Wave Current Sheet at the Interface between a Conventional Material and a Material with Negative Permittivity and Permeability," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 35, Issue 6, December 20, 2002, pp. 460-463.

N. Engheta, "An Idea for Thin, Subwavelength Cavity Resonators Using Metamaterials with Negative Permittivity and Permeability," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Volume 1, Issue 1, January, 2002, pp. 10-13.

C. A. Moses and N. Engheta, "Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in the Wire Medium: A Complex Medium with Long Thin Inclusions," Wave Motion , Volume 34, Issue 3, September, 2001, pp. 301-318.

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