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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Curriculum Vitae

research group of willie j. padilla

Appointments

Professor, Department of Physics, Boston College
2010-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Boston College
2006-2010

Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
2004-2006

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, San Diego
2004-2004


Professional Preparation

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Nanotech., Materials Science 2004-2006

University of California, San Diego
Physics Ph.D. 2004

University of California, San Diego
Physics M.S. 2002

San Diego State University
Physics B.S. 1996


Scholarships, Fellowships and Distinguished Appointments

Fellow, Optical Society of America
2012

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
2011-2016

Young Investigator Program - Office of Naval Research
2007-2010

Boston College Junior Faculty Fellow
2006-2009

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow
2004-2006

Center for Excellence and Advanced Materials Fellowship, UCSD
2002-2004

San Diego Fellowship, UCSD
1998-2000

Center for Magnetic Recording Research Scholarship, UCSD
1998-1999

Research Careers for Minorities in the Sciences Scholarship, SDSU
1995-1996

McNair Scholarship, SDSU
1994-1995


Publications

Metrics: Total Publications: 106; Citations: 8029; h-index: 33

  1. Marco Rahm, Jiu-Sheng Li and Willie J. Padilla, THz Wave Modulators: A Brief Review on Different Modulation Techniques, J Infrared Milli Terahz Waves 34, 1-27 (2013).
  2. David Shrekenhamer, Wangren Xu, Suresh Venkatesh, David Schurig, Sameer Sonkusale, and Willie J. Padilla, Experimental Realization of a Metamaterial Detector Focal Plane Array, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 177401 (2012).
  3. Wangren Xu, Willie J. Padilla, Sameer Sonkusale, Loss compensation in Metamaterials through embedding of active transistor based negative differential resistance circuits, Opt. Exp. 20, 22406 (2012).
  4. Claire M. Watts, Xianliang Liu, Willie J. Padilla, Metamaterial Electromagnetic Wave Absorbers, Advanced Materials 24, OP98 (2012).
  5. W.-C. Chen, C. M. Bingham, K. M. Mak, N. W. Caira, and W. J. Padilla, Extremely subwavelength planar magnetic metamaterials, Phys. Rev. B 85, 201104(R) (2012).
  6. Yaroslav Urzhumov, Wenchen Chen, Chris Bingham, Willie Padilla, and David R. Smith, Magnetic levitation of metamaterial bodies enhanced with magnetostatic surface resonances, Phys. Rev. B 85, 054430 (2012).
  7. W.-C. Chen, A. Totachawattana, K. Fan, J. L. Ponsetto, A. C. Strikwerda, X. Zhang, R. D. Averitt, and W. J. Padilla, Single-layer terahertz metamaterials with bulk optical constants, Phys. Rev. B 85, 035112 (2012).
  8. Haesung Park, Dongheok Shin, Gumin Kang, Seunghwa Baek, Kyoungsik Kim, Willie J. Padilla, Broadband Optical Antireflection Enhancement by Integrating Antireflective Nanoislands with Silicon Nanoconical-Frustum Arrays, Advanced Materials 23, 5796 (2011).
  9. Hu Tao, Emil A. Kadlec, Andrew C. Strikwerda, Kebin Fan, Willie J. Padilla, Richard D. Averitt, Eric A. Shaner and X. Zhang, Microwave and Terahertz wave sensing with metamaterials, Opt. Exp. 19, 21620 (2011).
  10. P. W. Kolb, T. S. Salter, J. A. McGee, H. D. Drew, and W. J. Padilla, Extreme subwavelength electric GHz metamaterials, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 054906 (2011).
  11. Xianliang Liu, Talmage Tyler, Tatiana Starr, Anthony F. Starr, Nan Marie Jokerst, and Willie J. Padilla, Taming the Blackbody with Infrared Metamaterials as Selective Thermal Emitters, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 045901 (2011).
  12. David Shrekenhamer, Saroj Rout, Andrew C. Strikwerda, Chris Bingham, Richard D. Averitt, Sameer Sonkusale and Willie J. Padilla, High speed terahertz modulation from metamaterials with embedded high electron mobility transistors, Opt. Exp. 19, 9968 (2011).
  13. Hu Tao, Andrew C. Strikwerda, Kebin Fan, Willie J. Padilla, Xin Zhang and Richard Douglas Averitt, MEMS Based Structurally Tunable Metamaterials at Terahertz Frequencies J Infrared Milli Terahz Waves 32, 580 (2011).
  14. Hu Tao, Willie J. Padilla, Xin Zhang, and Richard D. Averitt, Recent Progress in Electromagnetic Metamaterial Devices for Terahertz Applications IEEE J Sel Topics in Quantum Elec. 17, 92 (2011).
  15. Hu Tao, Andrew C. Strikwerda, Mengkun Liu, Jessica P. Mondia, Evren Ekmekci, Kebin Fan, David L. Kaplan, Willie J. Padilla, Xin Zhang, Richard D. Averitt and Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, Performance enhancement of terahertz metamaterials on ultrathin substrates for sensing applications Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 261909 (2010).
  16. Y. Peng, T. Paudel, W.-C. Chen, W. J. Padilla, Z. F. Ren, and K. Kempa, Percolation and polaritonic effects in periodic planar nanostructures evolving from holes to islands, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 041901 (2010).
  17. Jiaming Hao, Jing Wang, Xianliang Liu, Willie J. Padilla, Lei Zhou, and Min Qiu, High performance optical absorber based on a plasmonic metamaterial, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 251104 (2010).
  18. Kwangchil Lee, Youngjean Jung, Willie J. Padilla, and Kyoungsik Kim, Elimination of phase singularity to achieve superresolution in lossy metamaterials, Opt. Exp. 18, 12269 (2010).
  19. Xianliang Liu, Tatiana Starr, Anthony F. Starr, and Willie J. Padilla, Infrared Spatial and Frequency Selective Metamaterial with Near-Unity Absorbance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 207403 (2010).
  20. Hu Tao, C.M. Bingham, D. Pilon, Kebin Fan, A.C. Strikwerda, D. Shrekenhamer, W.J. Padilla, Xin Zhang, and R.D. Averitt, A dual band terahertz metamaterial absorber, J. Phys. D – Appl. Phys. 43, 225102 (2010).
  21. A.A. Schafgans, A. D. LaForge, S.V. Dordevic, M. M. Qazilbash, W. J. Padilla, K. S. Burch, Z. Q. Li, Seiki Komiya, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Towards a Two-Dimensional Superconducting State of La2-xSrxCuO4 in a Moderate External Magnetic Field,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 157002 (2010).
  22. D. LaForge, A. A. Schafgans, S. V. Dordevic, W. J. Padilla, K. S. Burch, Z. Q. Li, Kouji Segawa, Seiki Komiya, Yoichi Ando, J. M. Tranquada, and D. N. Basov, Possibility of magnetic-field-induced reconstruction of the Fermi surface in underdoped cuprates: Constraints from infrared magneto-optics, Phys. Rev. B 81, 064510 (2010).
  23. X. Liu, S. MacNaughton, D. B. Shrekenhamer, H. Tao, R. D Averitt, M. R. Dokmeci, S. Sonkusale and W. J. Padilla, Metamaterials on parylene thin film substrates: Design, fabrication and characterization at THz frequencies, Applied Physics Letters 96, 011906 (2010).
  24. Hu Tao, A. C. Strikwerda, K. Fan, W. J. Padilla, X. Zhang, and R. D. Averitt, Reconfigurable terahertz metamaterials, Physical Review Letters 103, 147401 (2009).
  25. A.D. LaForge, W. J. Padilla, K. S. Burch, Z. Q. Li, A. A. Schafgans, Kouji Segawa, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Magnetic field induced modification of superfluid density and interplane spectral weight in YBa2Cu3Oy, Physical Review B 79, 104516 (2009).
  26. Nathan I. Landy and Willie J. Padilla, Guiding light with conformal transformations, Optics Express 17, 14872 (2009).
  27. X. G. Peralta, M. C. Wanke, C. L. Arrington, J. D. Williams, I. Brener, A. Strikwerda, R. D. Averitt, W. J. Padilla, E. Smirnova, A. J. Taylor, and J. F. O’Hara, Large-area metamaterials on thin membranes for multilayer and curved applications at terahertz and higher frequencies, Applied Physics Letters 94, 161113 (2009).
  28. Hou-Tong Chen, Willie J. Padilla, Michael J. Cich, Abul K. Azad, Richard D. Averitt  and  Antoinette J. Taylor, A metamaterial solid-state terahertz phase modulator, Nature Photonics 3, 148 (2009).
  29. N. I. Landy, C. M. Bingham, T. Tyler, N. Jokerst, D. R. Smith, and W. J. Padilla, Design, theory, and measurement of a polarization-insensitive absorber for terahertz imaging, Physical Review B 79, 125104 (2009).
  30. Hu Tao, C. M. Bingham, A. C. Strikwerda, D. Pilon, D. Shrekenhamer, N. I. Landy, K. Fan, X. Zhang, W. J. Padilla, and R. D. Averitt, Highly-flexible wide angle of incidence terahertz metamaterial absorber, Physical Review B Rapid Communications 78, 241103 (2008).
  31. A.D. LaForge, W. J. Padilla, K. S. Burch, Z. Q. Li, A. A. Schafgans, Kouji Segawa, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Sum rules and interlayer infrared response of the high temperature YBa2Cu3Oy superconductor in an external magnetic field, Physical Review Letters 101, 097008 (2008).
  32. Hu Tao, A C Strikwerda, K Fan, C M Bingham, W J Padilla, Xin Zhang and R D Averitt, Terahertz metamaterials on free-standing highly-flexible polyimide substrates, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 41, 232004 (2008).
  33. Christopher M. Bingham, Hu Tao, Xianliang Liu, Richard D. Averitt, Xin Zhang, and Willie J. Padilla, Planar wallpaper group metamaterials for novel terahertz applications, Optics Express 16, 18565 (2008).
  34. Yu Yuan, Christopher Bingham, Talmage Tyler, Sabarni Palit, Thomas H. Hand, Willie J. Padilla, Nan Marie Jokerst, and Steven A. Cummer, A dual-resonant terahertz metamaterial based on single-particle electric-field-coupled resonators, Applied Physics Letters 93, 191110 (2008).
  35. Hou-Tong Chen, Sabarni Palit, Talmage Tyler, Christopher M. Bingham, Joshua M. O. Zide, John F. O’Hara, David R. Smith, Arthur C. Gossard, Richard D. Averitt, Willie J. Padilla, Nan M. Jokerst, and Antoinette J. Taylor, Hybrid metamaterials enable fast electrical modulation of freely propagating terahertz waves, Applied Physics Letters 93, 091117 (2008).
  36. Yu Yuan, Christopher Bingham, Talmage Tyler, Sabarni Palit, Thomas H. Hand, Willie J. Padilla, David R. Smith, Nan Marie Jokerst, and Steven A. Cummer, Dual-band planar electric metamaterial in the terahertz regime, Optics Express 16, 9746 (2008).
  37. Hu Tao, Nathan I. Landy, Christopher M. Bingham, Xin Zhang, Richard D. Averitt, and Willie J. Padilla, A metamaterial absorber for the terahertz regime: Design, fabrication and characterization, Optics Express 16, 7181 (2008).
  38. N.I. Landy, S. Sajuyigbe, J.J. Mock, D.R. Smith, and W. J. Padilla, Perfect metamaterial absorber, Physical Review Letters 100, 207402 (2008).
  39. H.-T. Chen, J. F. O’Hara, A. K. Azad, A. J. Taylor, R. D. Averitt, D. B. Shrekenhamer, and W. J. Padilla, Experimental demonstration of frequency-agile terahertz metamaterials, Nature Photonics 2, 295 (2008).
  40. John F. O’Hara, Evgenya Smirnova, Hou-Tong Chen, A.J. Taylor, R.D. Averitt, Clark Highstrete, Mark Lee, and Willie J. Padilla, Properties of planar electric metamaterials for novel terahertz applications, Journal of Nanoelectronics & Optoelectronics 2, 90 (2007).
  41. H.-T. Chen, W.J. Padilla, J.M.O. Zide, S.R. Bank, A.C. Gossard, A.J. Taylor, and R.D. Averitt, Ultrafast optical switching of terahertz metamaterials fabricated on ErAs/GaAs nanoisland superlattices, Optics Letters 32, 1620 (2007).
  42. T. Driscoll, D.N. Basov, W.J. Padilla, J.J. Mock, and D. R. Smith, Electromagnetic characterization of planar metamaterials by oblique angle spectroscopic measurements, Physical Review B, 75 115114 (2007).
  43. A.D. LaForge, W. J. Padilla, K. S. Burch, Z. Q. Li, S. V. Dordevic, Kouji Segawa, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Interlayer electrodynamics and unconventional vortex state in YBa2Cu3Oy, Physical Review B 76, 054524 (2007).
  44. Hou-Tong Chen, John F. O’Hara, Antoinette J. Taylor, Richard D. Averitt, C. Highstrete, Mark Lee, and Willie J. Padilla, Complementary planar terahertz metamaterials, Optics Express 15, 1084 (2007).
  45. S. C. Nemat-Nasser, A. V. Amirkhizi, W. J. Padilla, D. N. Basov, S. Nemat-Nasser, D. Bruzewicz and G. Whitesides, Terahertz plasmonic composites, Physical Review E 75, 036614 (2007).
  46. W. J. Padilla, M. T. Aronsson, C. Highstrete, Mark Lee, A. J. Taylor and R. D. Averitt, Electrically resonant terahertz metamaterials: Theoretical and experimental investigations, Physical Review B 75, 041102R (2007).
  47. W. J. Padilla, Group theoretical description of artificial electromagnetic metamaterials, Optics Express 15, 1639 (2007).
  48. Willie J. Padilla, A new class of metamaterials, Nature Materials 6, 922 (2007).
  49. W. J. Padilla, D. R. Smith and D. N. Basov, Spectroscopy of metamaterials from infrared to optical frequencies, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 23, 404 (2006).
  50. W. J. Padilla, D. N. Basov, and D. R. Smith, Negative refractive index metamaterials, Materials Today 9, (No 7-8) 28 (2006).
  51. W.J. Padilla, A.J. Taylor, C. Highstrete, Mark Lee, and R.D. Averitt, Dynamical electric and magnetic metamaterial response at terahertz frequencies, Physical Review Letters 96, 107401 (2006).
  52. D.R. Smith, J. Gollub, J.J. Mock, W.J. Padilla, and D. Schurig, Calculation and measurement of bianisotropy in a split ring resonator metamaterial, Journal of Applied Physics 100, 024507 (2006).
  53. H.-T. Chen, W. J. Padilla, J.M.O. Zide, A.C. Gossard, A.J. Taylor, and R.D. Averitt, Active terahertz metamaterial devices, Nature 444, 597 (2006).
  54. Z. Q. Li, S.-W. Tsai, W. J. Padilla, S. V. Dordevic, K. S. Burch, Y. J. Wang, and D. N. Basov, Infrared probe of the anomalous magnetotransport of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite in the extreme quantum limit, Physical Review B 74, 195404 (2006).
  55. Y. S. Lee, Z. Q. Li, W. J. Padilla, S. V. Dordevic, C. C. Homes, K. Segawa, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Strong-coupling effects in cuprate high-Tc superconductors by magneto-optical studies, Physical Review B 72, 172511 (2005).
  56. W. J. Padilla, M. Dumm, Seiki Komiya, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Infrared signatures of hole and spin stripes in La2−xSrxCuO4, Physical Review B 72, 205101 (2005).
  57. W. J. Padilla, Y. S. Lee, M. Dumm, G. Blumberg, S. Ono, Kouji Segawa, Seiki Komiya, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Constant effective mass across the phase diagram of high-Tc cuprates, Physical Review B 72, 060511 (2005).
  58. Y. S. Lee, Kouji Segawa, Z. Q. Li, W. J. Padilla, M. Dumm, S. V. Dordevic, C. C. Homes, Yoichi Ando, and D. N. Basov, Electrodynamics of the nodal metal state in weakly doped high-Tc cuprates, Physical Review B 72, 054529 (2005).
  59. Ta-Jen Yen, W. J. Padilla, Nicholas Fang, D. N. Basov, D. Vier, D. R. Smith, J. B. Pendry, and Xiang Zhang, THz magnetic response from artificial materials, Science 303, 1494 (2004).
  60. W. J. Padilla, Z. Q. Li, K. S. Burch, Y. S. Lee, K. J. Mikolaitis, and D. N. Basov, Broadband multi-interferometer spectroscopy in high magnetic fields: From THz to visible, Review of Scientific Instruments 75, 4710 (2004).
  61. D. N. Basov, S. V. Dordevic, E. J. Singley, W. J. Padilla, K. Burch, J. E. Elenewski, L. H. Greene, J. Morris and R. Schickling, Subterahertz spectroscopy at He-3 temperatures, Review of Scientific Instruments 74, 4703 (2003).
  62. A.G. Flores, M. Zazo, J.  Iniguez, V. Raposo, C. de Francisco, J. M. Munoz, and W. J. Padilla, Ferromagnetic resonance in double perovskite Ba2FeMoO6, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 254-255, 583 (2003).
  63. D. Wu, N. Fang, C. Sun, X. Zhang, W. J. Padilla, D. N. Basov, D. R. Smith, and S. Schultz, Terahertz plasmonic high pass filter, Applied Physics Letters 83, 201 (2003).
  64. W. J. Padilla, D. Mandrus, D. N. Basov, Searching for the Slater transition in the pyrochlore Cd2Os2O7  with infrared spectroscopy, Physical Review B 66, 035120 (2002).
  65. D. R. Smith, Willie J. Padilla, D. C. Vier, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, S. Schultz, Composite medium with simultaneously negative permeability and permittivity, Physical Review Letters 84, 4184 (2000).
  66. D. R. Smith, D. C. Vier, Willie Padilla, Syrus C. Nemat-Nasser, S. Schultz, Loop-wire medium for investigating plasmons at microwave frequencies, Applied Physics Letters 75, 1425 (1999).

    Selected Conference Papers
  67. Strikwerda, Andrew C.; Tao, Hu; Kadlec, Emil A.; et al., Metamaterial Based Terahertz Detector, May 01-06, Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics (CLEO) 2011 Baltimore, MD.
  68. Rout, Saroj; Shrekenhamer, David; Sonkusale, Sameer; et al., Embedded HEMT/Metamaterial Composite Devices for Active Terahertz Modulation, 23rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics-Society Nov 07-11, 2010 Denver, CO.
  69. Tao, H.; Strikwerda, A.; Fan, K.; et al. Structurally Reconfigurable Metamaterials at Terahertz Frequencies, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), MAY 16-21, 2010, San Jose, CA.
  70. Akalin T, Padilla W, THz Plasmonic Waves Launchers for Metamaterials Studies, IEEE Photonics Society Winter Topicals Meeting Series, Jan. 11-13, 2010 Majorca, Spain.
  71. Padilla WJ, Blackbody Engineering with Metamaterials, 34th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz 2009), Sep. 21-25, 2009 Busan, South Korea.
  72. Chen HT, Azad AK, O'Hara JF, et al., Dynamic Metamaterials at Terahertz Frequencies, 16th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Jun. 09-13, 2008 European Phys Soc, Stresa, Italy.
  73. Padilla WJ, Metamaterial Devices for the Terahertz Gap, Asia Pacific Microwave Conference 2009, Dec. 07-10, 2009 Singapore.
  74. Akalin T, Padilla W, Plasmonic Waveguides and Metamaterial Components at Terahertz Frequencies, Asia Pacific Microwave Conference 2009, Dec. 07-10, 2009 Singapore.
  75. Tao H, Strikwerda A, Fan K, et al., Flexible Terahertz Metamaterials On Polyimide Substrates, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2009), Jun. 02-04, 2009 Baltimore, MD.
  76. Tao H, Bingham CM, Strikwerda A, et al., Flexible Wide Angle Terahertz Resonant Absorber Based On Perfectly Impedance Matched Metamaterials, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2009), Jun. 02-04, 2009 Baltimore, MD.
  77. Chen HT, Padilla WJ, Cich MJ, et al., A Broadband Terahertz Metamaterial Electrical Modulator, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2009), Jun. 02-04, 2009 Baltimore, MD.
  78. Peralta XG, Brener I, Padilla WJ, et al., External Modulation of Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers Using Electrically-Driven Active Metamaterials, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2009), Jun. 02-04, 2009 Baltimore, MD
  79. Peralta XG, Arrington CL, Williams JD, et al., Terahertz Metamaterials on Thin Silicon Nitride Membranes, Symposium on Materials for Nanophotonics - Plasmonics, Metamatgerials and Light Localization held at the 2009 MRS Spring Meeting, Apr. 14-17, 2009 San Francisco, CA.
  80. Tao H, Landy NI, Fan KB, et al., Flexible Terahertz Metamaterials: Towards a Terahertz Metamaterial Invisible Cloak, IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-17, 2008.
  81. O'Hara JF, Chen HT, Azad AK, et al., Active THz Metamaterials, 33rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Pasadena, CA, September 15-19, 2008.
  82. Padilla WJ, Chen H, Landy NI, et al., Metamaterials for the Terahertz Gap, 33rd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, Pasadena, CA, September 15-19, 2008.
  83. Padilla W, Filling the Electromagnetic Void - Metamaterial Devices for the THz Gap, International Workshop on Metamaterials, Nanjing, Peoples Republic of China, November 9-12, 2008.
  84. Peralta XG, Arrington CL, Wanke MC, et al., Flexible, Large-Area Metamaterials Fabricated on Thin Silicon Nitride Membranes, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, San Jose, CA, May 4-9, 2008.
  85. Hand TH, Yuan Y, Palit S, et al., Dual-Band Planar Electric THz Metamaterial with Resonator Yield Analysis, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, San Jose, CA, May 4-9, 2008.
  86. Chen HT, Azad AK, Shrekenhamer D, et al., Frequency Tunable Terahertz Metamaterials, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, San Jose, CA, May 4-9, 2008.
  87. Tao H, Strikwerda A, Bingham C, et al., Dynamical control of terahertz metamaterial resonance response using bimaterial cantilevers, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2008), Cambridge, MA, July 2-6, 2008.
  88. Landy NI, Chen HT, Zide JMO, et al., Metamaterials and Their THz Applications, Joint 32nd International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves/15th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics, Cardiff, England, September 3-9, 2007.
  89. Chen HT, Padilla WJ, Zide JMO, et al., Active Metamaterials: A Novel Approach to Manipulate Terahertz Waves, Joint 32nd International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves/15th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics, Cardiff, England, September 3-9, 2007.
  90. Padilla WJ, Chen HT, O'hara JF, et al., Opto-electronic Control of Terahertz Metamaterials - art. no. 68010H, Conference on Photonics: Design, Technology, and Packaging III, Canberra, Australia, December 5-7, 2007.
  91. Landy NI, Chen HT, Ohara JF, et al., Metamaterials for Novel Terahertz and Millimeter Wave Devices, International Symposium on Signals, Systems and Electronics, Montreal, Canada, July 30-August 2, 2007.
  92. Averitt RD, Padilla WJ, Chen HT, et al., Terahertz Metamaterial Devices - art. no. 677209, Conference on Terahertz Physics, Devices, and Systems II, Boston, MA, September 11-12, 2007.
  93. Chen HT, Padilla WJ, Zide JMO, et al., Terahertz Switch/Modulator Based on Metamaterials, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 6-11, 2007.
  94. O'Hara JF, Smirnova E, Chen HT, Padilla WJ, et al., Properties of Novel Terahertz Electric Metamaterials, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 6-11, 2007.
  95. Averitt RD, Chen HT, Taylor AJ, et al., Dynamical Metamaterials at Terahertz Frequencies, 19th Annual Meeting of the IEEE-Lasers-and-Electro-Optics-Society, Montreal, Canada, October 29-November 2, 2006.
  96. Landy NI, Chen HT, O'Hara JF, et al., Terahertz Metamaterials for Active, Tunable, and Dynamical Devices - art. no. 65810P, Conference on Metamaterials II, Prague, Czech Republic, April 16-18, 2006.
  97. Padilla WJ, Taylor AJ, Highstrete C, et al., Dynamical Electric Metamaterial Response at Terahertz Frequencies, 15th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Pacific Grove, CA, July 30-August 4, 2006.
  98. Martin MC, Hao Z, Liddle A, et al., Fabrication and Optical Measurements of Nanoscale Meta-materials: Terahertz and Beyond, Joint 30th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves/13th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics, Williamsburg, VA, September 19-23, 2005.
  99. Padilla WJ, Yen TJ, Fang N, et al., Infrared Spectroscopy and Ellipsometry of Magnetic Metamaterials, Conference on Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices II, San Jose, CA, January 23-27, 2005.
  100. Wu DM, Fang N, Sun C, et al., Artificial Plasmonic Metamaterial Fabricated by Micro-stereolithography, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Washington, DC, November 15-21, 2003.

Professional Activities

Books
  • Light-Matter Interactions in Optical Techniques for Solid-State Materials Characterization, edited by Rohit P. Prasankumar and Antoinette J. Taylor, Taylor and Francis.
  • Co-authored chapter entitled Optoelectronic Control of Metamaterials. Vol. II, edited by Filippo Capolino, published by Taylor and Francis CRC Press.
Conference Organization
  • Organizer and host of the International Workshop on Electromagnetic Metamaterials, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, January 2006.
  • Organizer and host of the International Workshop on Electromagnetic Metamaterials II: Gradient Lenses to Invisibility Cloaks, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, September 2007.
  • Organizer of the International Workshop on Electromagnetic Metamaterials III: towards real world applications, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, May 2009.
Patents
  • Left handed composite media. United States Patent 6791432. Issue date: Sep 14, 2004.
  • Composite material having low electromagnetic reflection and refraction. United States Patent 8114489. Issue date: Feb 14, 2012.
  • Dynamical / tunable electromagnetic materials and devices. U.S. provisional number: 2012/0057616 A1. Filing date: Mar 2, 2011.
  • Active terahertz metamaterial devices, United States Patent 7826504. Issue date: Nov 2, 2010.
Consultation Work
  • mm-Wave and THz imaging. General Electric Security, 2004-2006.
  • RF metamaterials. Triton Systems, 2011-Present
Reviewer
  • Physical Review Letters
  • Physical Review
  • Applied Physics Letters
  • Journal of Applied Physics
  • IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
  • Optics Express
  • Nature
  • Nature Photonics
  • Nature Materials
  • Science
  • National Science Foundation
  • Department of Energy

Invited Talks

  1. Plenary Talk –Metamaterials for Total Electromagnetic Wave Absorption at Terahertz, International Symposium on Frontiers in THz Technology, Nara Japan, 27-29 November 2012.
  2. Metamaterial Babinet Electromagnetic Windows, DARPA Microscale Plasma Devices Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 13-14 November 2012.
  3. Taming the Blackbody with Metamaterials for Energy Harvesting Applications, Frontiers in Optics 2012 / Laser Science XXVIII, Rochester, NY, 14-18 October 2012.
  4. Electromagnetic Metamaterials: From Fundamental Physics to Novel Applications, Colloquium – Department of Physics, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, October 11, 2012.
  5. Metamaterial Absorbers for Novel THz and IR Applications, ETOPIM9, September 2-7 Marseille, France 2012.
  6. Dynamic Electromagnetic Wave Absorber, SPIE Optics+Photonics, August 12-16 San Diego, CA 2012.
  7. Taming the Blackbody, Low Energy Electrodynamics in Solids, July 23-27 Napa, CA 2012.
  8. Enhanced Light Transmission from Babinet Metamaterials, International Symposium on Photonics and Electromagnetic Crystal Structures, June 3-8 Santa Fe, NM 2012.
  9. THz Metamaterials and Plasmonics, 3rd International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 22 April, Paris France 2012.
  10. On surface plasmons, Babinet metamaterials, and enhanced light transmission, 3rd International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 21 April, Paris France 2012.
  11. Metamaterials for Tailored Thermal Infrared Emission, 3rd International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 20 April, Paris France 2012.
  12. Tailoring the Blackbody with Infrared Metamaterials. National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL, 23 March, 2012.
  13. Terahertz and Infrared Applications of Metamaterials. Workshop on Metamaterial-Enabled Applications, Hilton, Virginia Beach, VA, November 7-9, 2011
  14. Applications of Terahertz and Infrared Metamaterial Perfect Absorbers. Electronic and Photonics Seminar, Brown University, 19 October 2011.
  15. Controlling the Infrared with Metamaterials. Wavepro Symposium, Heraklion Crete Greece, 9 June 2011.
  16. Metamaterial Enhanced Terahertz Signal Processing. Office of Naval Research Metamaterials Program Review, Santa Rosa, CA, 10 May 2011.
  17. Controlling THz Surface Electromagnetic Waves with Metamaterials. International Workshop on Optical Terahertz Science and Technology, 2011, Santa Barbara, 13 March 2011.
  18. Terahertz Metamaterials. Nonlinear Physics Centre Seminar, February22, 2011.
  19. Metamaterials for Tailored Emission of the Thermal Infrared. 10th Annual CUDOS Workshop, February14, 2011.
  20. Metamaterials for Dynamic Control of Surface Electromagnetic Waves and Plasmons. Nanometa, Seefeld Austria, January 5, 2011.
  21. Metamaterials for the Precise Control of Thermal Infrared. NAIST Colloquium for Future-Pioneering, Nara Japan, December 10, 2010.
  22. Taming the Blackbody with Infrared Metamaterials. Future of Light Symposium, Boston University Photonics Center, Boston, Massachusetts, December 2, 2010.
  23. New Phenomena in Classical Electricity and Magnetism 140 Years after Maxwell's equations. Colloquium – Department of Physics, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, November 5, 2010.
  24. Taming the Blackbody. Schultz Symposium, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, November 4, 2010.
  25. New Phenomena in Classical Electricity and Magnetism 140 Years after Maxwell's equations. Colloquium – Department of Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 25, 2010.
  26. Engineering the Blackbody with Metamaterials. Seminar – Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, September 21, 2010.
  27. Planar metamaterial absorbers for precise control of infrared blackbody radiation. Fourth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 13-17, 2010.
  28. Terahertz, Infrared, and Optical Metamaterials for Tailored Emissivity. International Workshop on Electromagnetic Metamaterials, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 12, 2010.
  29. Large Area IR Metamaterial Films. Tri-Service Metamaterials Review, Virginia Beach, Virginia, May 24-27, 2010.
  30. Taming the Blackbody: New developments in IR Metamaterials. MIT Energy Seminar, Cambridge Massachusetts, May 4, 2010.
  31. Metamaterials. Rogers Symposium, Rogers Connecticut, March 23, 2010.
  32. Infrared Metamaterials for Controlling Blackbody Emission. The 40th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird Utah, January 3-7, 2010.
  33. Metamaterial Devices for the THz Gap. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, Singapore, December 7-10, 2009.
  34. Plenary Lecture - Blackbody Engineering with Metamaterials. IRMMW-THz 2009, Busan, Korea, September 21-25, 2009.
  35. Taming the Blackbody with Metamaterials. Third International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, London, UK, August 30-September 4, 2009.
  36. Novel Terahertz Metamaterials: There’s Plenty of Room in the Middle. Department of Microelectronics and Applied Physics Seminar Series, Kista, Sweden, August 7, 2009.
  37. Novel Metamaterial Devices at Terahertz Frequencies. SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, August 2-6, 2009.
  38. On surface plasmons, Babinet metamaterials, and enhanced light transmission. SPIE Optics + Photonics, San Diego, CA, August 2-6, 2009.
  39. Tailoring the Blackbody with Metamaterials. 8th international conference on Electrical, Transport and Optical Properties of Inhomogeneous Media (ETOPIM), Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, June 7-12, 2009.
  40. Terahertz Metamaterials: Fabrication, characterization and applications, Distributed European Doctoral School on Metamaterials, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, June 12-13, 2009.
  41. Terahertz Metamaterials: Artificial Materials Find a Home. International Workshop on Meta-materials and Plasmonics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, November 13-15, 2008.
  42. Electromagnetic Metamaterials: New Opportunities for Novel Devices. International Workshop on Metamaterials, Nanjing, China, November 9–12, 2008.
  43. Novel Terahertz Metamaterials: There’s Plenty of Room in the Middle. Duke University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar, October 30, 2008.
  44. Metamaterials: New developments in electricity and magnetism 140 years after Maxwell's equations. Brown University, Physics Colloquium, October 20, 2008.
  45. Frequency Tunable / Agile Metamaterials. 2nd International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, Pamplona, Spain , September 21-26, 2008.
  46. Perfect Metamaterial Based Absorber for GHz – THz Imaging. Laboratory for Physical Sciences, University of Maryland College Park, Physics Seminar August 17, 2008.
  47. Narrow-band perfect metamaterial based absorber for terahertz imaging. International Conference on Optical and Optoelectronic Properties of Materials and Applications, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 20-25, 2008.
  48. Metamaterials for the terahertz gap: There's plenty of room in the middle. University of Austin Texas, Physics Colloquium, April 9, 2008.
  49. Theory, Simulation and Experimental Characterization of Electromagnetic Metamaterials at Terahertz Frequencies. International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences (ICCES08), March 20, 2008.
  50. Opto-electronic control of metamaterials: New materials for the terahertz gap. Tufts University, Electrical & Computer Engineering Seminar, February 12, 2008.
  51. Metamaterials for novel devices.  38th Winter Colloquium on The Physics of Quantum Electronics, Snowbird, Utah, January 6-10, 2008.
  52. Optoelectronic control of terahertz metamaterials. SPIE International Symposium on Microelectronics, MEMS, and Nanotechnology, The Australian National Univ., Canberra, ACT Australia, December 4-7, 2007.
  53. Metamaterial electric and magnetic plasmons. IEEE LEOS Plasmonics Workshop, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA, October 30, 2007.
  54. The emergence of metamaterial devices: Applications at terahertz frequencies. Metamaterials 2007: The First International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials for Microwaves and Optics, Rome, Italy, October 22-26, 2007.
  55. Metamaterial electronics: New devices for the terahertz. International Workshop on Electromagnetic Metamaterials, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, September 5-6, 2007.
  56. Terahertz frequency metamaterial devices. Photonic and Electromagnetic Crystal Structures VII, Monterey, California, April 8-11, 2007.
  57. Metamaterials for novel terahertz and millimeter wave devices. International Symposium on Signals, Systems, and Electronics (ISSSE 2007), Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 30 – August 2, 2007.
  58. Opening Plenary Lecture - Metamaterial electronics. SPIE Europe Congress on Optics and Optoelectronics, Prague, Czech Republic, April 16-20, 2007.
  59. Novel metamaterial devices: Experimental demonstrations at terahertz frequencies. Components from Metamaterials Workshop, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Arlington, VA, May 2-3, 2007.
  60. Terahertz metamaterials for active, tunable, and dynamic devices. The 1st European Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, Seefeld, Tirol, Austria, January 8-11, 2007.
  61. Active, dynamic, and tunable metamaterials at terahertz frequencies. 2006 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 27 – December 1, 2006.
  62. Active terahertz metamaterials. University of Connecticut, Physics Department Seminar, October 2006.
  63. Photonic Metamaterials: From Random to Periodic, Optical Society of America, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, June 5-8, 2006.
  64. Left handed metamaterials. Workshop on Negative Index Metamaterials and Related Phenomena, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, August 2005.
  65. THz spectroscopy and ellipsometry of magnetic metamaterials. PIERS (Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium), Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, August 2005.
  66. THz metamaterials. PECS-VI: International Symposium on Photonic and Electromagnetic Crystal Structures, Aghia Pelaghia, Crete, Greece, June 19-24, 2005.
  67. Metamaterials: From microwave to THz and beyond. Photonics West 2005, San Jose, CA, January 22-27, 2005.
  68. Metamaterials: From microwave to THz and beyond. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 2004.
  69. THz magnetic response from artificial materials.APS March Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 22-26, 2004.
  70. Infrared spectroscopy of THz metamaterials. PIERS (Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium), Honolulu, HI, October 13-16, 2003.
  71. Artificial magnetic response at THz frequencies. WIRMS (Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy), Lake Tahoe, CA, July 8-11, 2003.
  72. Unusual anisotropic electromagnetic response in lightly doped La2-xSrxCuO4. APS March Meeting 2003, Austin, TX, March 3-7, 2003.
  73. Infrared spectroscopy of metamaterials. Department of Defense MURI Metamaterials and Devices, Coronado, CA, June 2002.

Professional Societies

  • American Physical Society
  • IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • SPIE – Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
  • Optical Society of America
  • European Physical Society

Teaching Experience

  • Undergraduate: Physics 209 – Introductory Physics I
  • Undergraduate: Physics 210 – Introductory Physics II
  • Undergraduate: Physics 409 – Contemporary Electronics Laboratory
  • Graduate Level: Physics 910 – Special Topics – Advanced Electromagnetic Wave Theory
  • Graduate Level: Physics 761 – Condensed Matter Physics I
  • Graduate Level: Physics 762 – Condensed Matter Physics II

Departmental Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Society of Physics Students, present
  • Member, Experimental Faculty Search Committee, 2010-2011
  • Chairman, Web Committee, 2008-2010
  • Chairman, Colloquium Committee, 2008-2010
  • Member, Media and Technology Committee, 2007-present
  • Chairman, Faculty Experimental Search Committee, 2008-2009
  • Member, Laboratory Manager Search Committee, 2009
  • Member, Colloquium Committee, 2007-2008
  • Member, Ronald E. McNair Scholarship Advisory Committee
  • Mentor, BC Research Experience for Undergraduates, Summer 2009
  • Lecturer, Boston College Open House Eagle Day for Undergraduates, 2008-2009
  • Member PhD Thesis Committee (3 Graduate Students, Experiment and Theory)

School Service - College of Arts and Sciences

  • Member, Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee, 2010-present

University Service

  • Member, University Research Council, 2009-2012

 


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