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ENERGY & THERMAL
 

 


Dynamic measurement of near-field radiative heat transfer
S. Lang, G. Sharma, S. Molesky, P. U. Kränzien, T. Jalas, Z. Jacob, A. Yu. Petrov, and M. Eich
Scientific Reports 7 (1), 13916 (2017) [pdf]

Thermal graphene metamaterials and epsilon-near-zero high temperature plasmonics
S. Pendharker, H. Hu, S. Molesky, R. Starko-Bowes, Z. Poursoti, S. Pramanik, N. Nazemifard, R. Fedosejevs, T. Thundat, and Z. Jacob
Journal of Optics 19 (5), 055101 (2017) [pdf]

Dual-band quasi-coherent radiative thermal source
R. Starko-Bowes, J. Dai, W. Newman, S. Molesky, L. Qi, A. Satija, Y. Tsui, M. Gupta, R. Fedosejevs, S. Pramanik, Y. Xuan, and Z. Jacob
Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 216, 99-104 (2018) [pdf]

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, and M. Eich
*equal author contribution
Nature Communications 7, 11809 (2016) [pdf]

Ideal near-field thermophotovoltaic cells
S. Molesky, and Z. Jacob
Physical Review B 91 (20), 205435 (2015) [pdf]

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

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

Thermal excitation of plasmons for near-field thermophotovoltaics
Y. Guo, S. Molesky, H. Hu, C. L. Cortes, and Z. Jacob
Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 073903 (2014) [pdf]

Hyperbolic phonon-polaritons
Z. 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, and Z. Jacob
Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 131106 (2012) [pdf]

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

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

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

 


 

 

SPIN & TOPOLOGY
 

 


Quantum gyroelectric effect: Photon spin-1 quantization in continuum topological bosonic phases
T. Van Mechelen and Z. Jacob
Phys. Rev. A 98, 023842 (2018) [pdf]

Spin photonic forces in non-reciprocal waveguides
S. Pendharker, F. Kalhor, T. Van Mechelen, S. Jahani, N. Nazemifard, T. Thundat, and Z. Jacob
Optics Express 26, 23898-23910 (2018) [pdf]

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

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

 


 

 

QUANTUM INTERACTIONS
 

 


Fundamental figures of merit for engineering Förster resonance energy transfe
C. L. Cortes and Z. Jacob
Optics Express 26, 19371-19387 (2018) [pdf]

Concept of quantum timing jitter and non-Markovian limits in single-photon detection
L. P. Yang, H. X. Tang, and Z. Jacob
Phys. Rev. A 97, 013833 (2018) [pdf]

Roadmap on Optical Metamaterials
A. Urbas, Z. Jacob, et. al.
J. Opt. 18 093005 (2016) [pdf]

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

Enhanced and directional single photon emission in hyperbolic metamaterials
W. Newman, C. Cortes, and Z. Jacob
JOSA B Vol. 30, Iss. 4, pp. 766–775 (2013) [pdf]

Strong coupling in hyperbolic metamaterials
P. Shekhar, and Z. Jacob
Phys. Rev. B 90, 045313 (2014) [pdf]

Active hyperbolic metamaterials: enhanced spontaneous emission and light extraction
T. Galfsky, H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, W. D. Newman, E. Narimanov, Z. Jacob, and V. M. Menon
Optica 2 (1), 62-65 (2015) [pdf]

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) [pdf]

Angular distribution of emission from hyperbolic metamaterials
L. Gu, J. Livenere, G. Zhu, T. Tumkur, H. Hu, C. L. Cortes, Z. Jacob, S. Prokes, and M. Noginov
Scientific Reports, 4:7327 (2014) [pdf]

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

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

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

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, and V. M. Shalaev
Opt. Exp., 20, 8100-8116 (2012) [pdf]

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

  • Invited article for the special issue on plasmonics

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

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

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

 


 

 

VACUUM FLUCTUATIONS
 

 


PT-symmetric spectral singularity and negative-frequency resonance
S. Pendharker, Y. Guo, F. Khosravi, and Z. Jacob
Physical Review A 95 (3), 033817 (2017) [pdf]

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

Giant nonequilibrium vacuum friction: Role of singular evanescent wave resonances in moving media
Y. Guo, and Z. Jacob
J. Opt. 16 114023 (2014) [pdf]


 

 

SUPER-RESOLUTION IMAGING
 

 


Three-dimensional optical tomography of bitumen and clay association in oil sands tailings
S. Pendharker, S. Shende, Z. Jacob, and N. Nazemifard
Fuel 207, 262-267 (2017) [pdf]

Axial super-resolution evanescent wave tomography
S.Pendharker, S. Shende, W. Newman, S. Ogg, N. Nazemifard, and Z. Jacob
Optics Letters, 41(23), 5499-5502 [pdf]

Total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy to investigate the distribution of residual bitumen in oil sands tailings
S.S. Shende, S. Pendharker, Z. Jacob, and N. Nazemifard
ACS Energy and Fuels 30 (7), 5537–5546 (2016) [pdf]


 

 

NANOPHOTONICS
 

 


Switching Purcell effect with nonlinear epsilon-near-zero media
S. Jahani, H. Zhao, and Z. Jacob
Applied Physics Letters 113, 021103 (2018) [pdf]

Controlling evanescent waves using silicon photonic all-dielectric metamaterials for dense integration
S. Jahani, S. Kim, J. Atkinson, J. C. Wirth, F. Kalhor, A. A. Noman, W. D. Newman, P. Shekhar, K. Han, V. Van, R. G. DeCorby, L. Chrostowski, M. Qi, and Z. Jacob
Nature Communications 9, 1893 (2018) [pdf]

Nanoscale artificial plasmonic lattice in self‐assembled vertically aligned nitride–metal hybrid metamaterials
J. Huang, X. Wang, N. L. Hogan, S. Wu, P. Lu, Z. Fan, Y. Dai, B. Zeng, R. Starko‐Bowes, J. Jian, H. Wang, L. Li, R. P. Prasankumar, D. Yarotski, M. Sheldon, H. T. Chen, Z. Jacob, X. Zhang, and H. Wang
Advanced Science, 1800416 (2018) [pdf]

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) [pdf]

Photonic skin-depth engineering
S. Jahani, and Z. Jacob
JOSA B 32 (7), 1346-1353 (2015) [pdf]

Transparent subdiffraction optics: nanoscale light confinement without metal
S. Jahani, and Z. Jacob
Optica, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 96-100 (2014) [pdf]

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, and Z. Jacob
JOSA B 32 (10), 2074-2080 (2015) [pdf]

Ferrel-Berreman modes in plasmonic epsilon-near-zero media
W. D. Newman , C. L. Cortes , J. Atkinson , S. Pramanik , R. G. DeCorby , and Z. 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) [pdf]

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

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

  • Invited article for the special issue on metamaterials

 

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