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ENERGY & THERMAL


Controlling thermal emission with refractory epsilon-near-zero metamaterials via topological transitions
P. N. Dyachenko*, S. Molesky*, A. Yu Petrov, M. Störmer, T. Krekeler, S. Lang, M. Ritter, Z. Jacob M. Eich,
Nature Communications 7, 11809, (2016) (* equal author contribution)
Ideal near-field thermophotovoltaic cells
S. Molesky and Z. Jacob
Physical Review B 91 (20), 205435 (2015)

High temperature epsilon-near-zero and epsilon-near-pole metamaterial emitters for thermophotovoltaics 
S. Molesky, C. Dewalt, Z. Jacob
Opt. Exp., V.21, Issue S1 pp. A96-A110 (2013

        • Featured as an OSA spotlight in optics
        • Featured as a Nature Photonics highlight

Thermal excitation of plasmons for near-field thermophotovoltaics
Yu Guo, Sean Molesky, Huan Hu, Cristian L Cortes, Zubin Jacob
Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 073903 (2014)

Hyperbolic Phonon-Polaritons
Zubin Jacob
Nature Materials (news and views) 13, 1081-1083 (2014)[pdf]

Broadband super-Planckian thermal emission from hyperbolic metamaterials
Y. Guo, C. L. Cortes, S. Molesky, Z. Jacob
Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 131106 (2012)

        • Featured as a research highlight of the issue by the Editor

Thermal hyperbolic metamaterials
Y. Guo, Z. Jacob
Opt. Exp. Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 15014-15019 (2013)

Fluctuational electrodynamics of hyperbolic metamaterials
Y. Guo and Z. Jacob
J. Appl. Phys. 115, 234306 (2014)


SPIN


Universal spin-momentum locked optical forces
F. Kalhor, T. Thundat and Z. Jacob
Appl. Phys. Lett. 108 (6), 061102 (2016)

Universal spin-momentum locking of evanescent waves
T. V. Mechelen and Z. Jacob
Optica 3 (2), 118-126 (2016)


QUANTUM PHOTONICS


Roadmap on Optical Metamaterials
A. Urbas, Z. Jacob et. al.
J. Opt. (2016)

Photonic analog of a van Hove singularity in metamaterials
C. Cortes, Z. Jacob
Phys. Rev. B 88. 045407, (2013)

Enhanced and directional single photon emission in hyperbolic metamaterials
W. Newman, C. Cortes, Z. Jacob
JOSA B Vol. 30, Iss. 4, pp. 766–775 (2013)
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Strong coupling in hyperbolic metamaterials
P. Shekhar and Z. Jacob
Phys. Rev. B 90, 045313 (2014)

Active hyperbolic metamaterials: enhanced spontaneous emission and light extraction
Tal Galfsky, Harish N.S. Krishnamoorthy, Ward D. Newman, Evgenii Narimanov, Zubin Jacob, Vinod M. Menon
Optica 2 (1), 62-65 (2015)

Preferential emission into epsilon-near-zero metamaterial
T. Galfsky, Z. Sun, Z. Jacob, and V. M. Menon
Opt. Mat. Exp. Vol. 5, Issue 12, pp. 2878-2883 (2015)

Angular distribution of emission from hyperbolic metamaterials
Lei Gu, John Livenere, Guohua Zhu, Thejaswi Tumkur, Huan Hu, Cristian Cortes, Zubin Jacob, Sharka Prokes, and Mikhail Noginov
Scientific Reports, 4:7327 (2014)

Topological transistions in metamaterials
H. N.S. Krishnamurthy*, Z. Jacob*, E. E. Narimanov, I. Kretzschmar ,V. M. Menon
*equal author contribution 
Science 336,205 (2012)

Broadband Purcell Effect: Radiative decay engineering with metamaterials
Z. Jacob I.I. Smolyaninov & E. E. Narimanov Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 181105 (2012) (See also arXiv:0910.3981v1 [physics.optics]

Improving the radiative decay rate for dye molecules with hyperbolic metamaterials 
J. Kim, V. P. Drachev, Z. Jacob, G. V. Naik, A. Boltasseva, E. E. Narimanov & V. M. Shalaev
Opt. Exp., 20, 8100-8116 (2012)

Quantum Plasmonics
Z. Jacob
M.R.S. Bulletin, 37, pp 761-767 (2012)

        • Invited article for the special issue on plasmonics

Quantum nanophotonics using hyperbolic metamaterials
C. L. Cortes, W. Newman, S. Molesky, Z. Jacob
J. Opt. 14, 063001 (2012)

        • Featured on the cover and among J. Opt. top downloads of 2012

Plasmonics goes quantum
Z. Jacob, V.M. Shalaev
Science, 334, 463 (2011)


VACUUM FLUCTUATIONS


Singular evanescent wave resonances in moving media
Y. Guo and Z. Jacob
Opt. Ex., Vol. 22, Issue 21, pp. 26193-26202 (2014)

Giant nonequilibrium vacuum friction: Role of singular evanescent wave resonances in moving media
Yu Guo and Zubin Jacob
J. Opt. 16 114023 (2014)


OPTICAL MICROSCOPY


Total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy to investigate the distribution of residual bitumen in oil sands tailings
S.S. Shende, S. Pendharker, Z. Jacob, N. Nazemifard,
ACS Energy and Fuels (2016)


PHOTONIC DEVICES


Relaxed Total Internal Reflection
S. Jahani and Z. Jacob
Invited article for IEEE Breakthoughs in Photonics 2014
IEEE Photonics Journal Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2015)

Photonic skin-depth engineering
Saman Jahani, Zubin Jacob
JOSA B 32 (7), 1346-1353 (2015)

Transparent subdiffraction optics: nanoscale light confinement without metal
Saman Jahani and Zubin Jacob
Optica, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 96-100 (2014)


NANOFABRICATION


Optical characterization of nanowire metamaterials with epsilon-near-zero,epsilon-near-pole and hyperbolic response
R. Starko-Bowes, J. Atkinson, W. Newman, T. Kallos, G. Palikaras, R. Fedosejevs, S. Pramanik, Z. Jacob
J. Opt. Soc. Am B 32 (10), 2074-2080 (2015)

Ferrel-Berreman modes in plasmonic epsilon-near-zero media
Ward D. Newman , Cristian L. Cortes , Jon Atkinson , Sandipan Pramanik , Raymond G. DeCorby , and Zubin Jacob
ACS Photonics 2 (1), 2-7 (2014)[pdf]


REVIEW ARTICLES


All-dielectric metamaterials
S. Jahani and Z. Jacob
Nature Nanotechnology 11(1), 23-26, (2016)

Hyperbolic metamaterials: Fundamentals and applications
P. Shekhar, J. Atkinson and Z. Jacob
Nano Convergence 1:14, (2014) (Invited Review)

Applications of hyperbolic metamaterial substrates
Y. Guo, W. Newman, C. L. Cortes, Z. Jacob
Advances in Optoelectronics, 452502, 1,(2012)

        • Invited article for the special issue on metamaterials