USC

Journal Publications

    2016

  1. A. Krishnan, N. Huang, S. H. Wu, L. J. Martinez, and M. L. Povinelli, Enhanced and selective optical trapping in a slot-graphite photonic crystal, Optics Express 24: 23271-23279 (2016).
  2. S.-H. Wu, N. Huang, E. Jaquay, and M. L. Povinelli, Near-field, on-chip optical Brownian ratchets, Nano Letters, 16: 5261-5266 (2016).
  3. Y. Yao, H. Liu, Y. Wang, Y. Li, B. Song, R. P. Wang, M. L. Povinelli, and W. Wu, Nanoimprint-defined, large-area meta-surfaces for unidirectional optical transmission with superior extinction in the visible-to-infrared range, Optics Express 24: 15362-15372 (2016).
  4. 2015

  5. R. Biswas and M. L. Povinelli, Sudden, laser-induced heating through silicon nanopatterning, ACS Photonics 2: 1681-1685 (2015).
  6. M. Yao, S. Cong, S. Arab, N. Huang, M. L. Povinelli, S. B. Cronin, P. D. Dapkus, and C. Zhou, Tandem solar cells using GaAs nanowires on Si: Design, fabrication, and observation of voltage addition, Nano Letters 15: 7217-7224 (2015).
  7. S.-H. Wu and M. L. Povinelli, Solar heating of GaAs nanowire solar cells, Optics Express 23: A1363-A1372 (2015).
  8. S.-H. Wu, S. Sankhagowit, R. Biswas, S. Wu, M. L. Povinelli, and N. Malmstadt, Viscoelastic deformation of lipid bilayer vesicles, Soft Matter 11: 7385-7391 (2015).
  9. N. Huang, L. J. Martinez, E. Jaquay, A. Nakano, and M. L. Povinelli, Optical epitaxial growth of gold nanoparticle arrays, Nano Letters 15: 5841-5845 (2015).
  10. S. Arab, P. D. Anderson, C.-Y. Chi, P. D. Dapkus, M. L. Povinelli, and S. B. Cronin, Observation of asymmetric nanoscale optical cavity in GaAs nanosheets, ACS Photonics 2: 1124-1128 (2015).
  11. P. D. Anderson and M. L. Povinelli, Optimized emission in nanorod arrays through quasi-aperiodic inverse design, Optics Letters 40:2672 (2015).
  12. R. Biswas and M. L. Povinelli, Photonic surfaces for designable nonlinear power shaping, Applied Physics Letters 106: 061110 (2015).
  13. 2014

  14. N. Huang and M. L. Povinelli, Design of passivation layers on axial junction GaAs nanowire solar cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 4: 1511 (2014).
  15. E. Jaquay, L. J. Martinez, N. Huang, C. A. Mejia, D. Sarkar, and M. L. Povinelli, Light-assisted, templated self assembly of gold nanoparticle chains, Nano Letters 14: 5184 (2014).
  16. P. D. Anderson, C. Lin, and M. L. Povinelli, Effect of guided resonance modes on emission from GaN core-shell nanorod arrays, Appl. Phys. A. 117: 1879 (2014).
  17. S. Sankhagowit, S.-H. Wu, R. Biswas, C. Riche, M. L. Povinelli, and N. Malmstadt, The dynamics of giant unilamellar vesicle oxidation probed by morphological transitions, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1838: 2615 (2014).
  18. S. Arab, P. D. Anderson, M. Yao, C. Zhou, P. D, Dapkus, M. L. Povinelli, and S. B. Cronin, Enhanced Fabry-Perot resonance in GaAs Nanowires through surface passivation and local field enhancement, Nano Research 7: 1146 (2014).
  19. M. Yao, N. Huang, S. Cong, C.-Y. Chi, M. A. Seyedi, Y.-T. Ling, Y. Cao, M. L. Povinelli, P. D. Dapkus, and C. Zhou, GaAs nanowire array solar cells with axial p-i-n junctions, Nano Letters 14: 3293 (2014).
  20. C.-C. Chang, C.-Y. Chi, C.-C. Chen, N. Huang, S. Arab, J. Qiu, M. L. Povinelli, P. D. Dapkus, and S. B. Cronin, Carrier dynamics and doping profiles in GaAs nanosheets, Nano Research, 7: 163 (2014).
  21. 2013

  22. L. J. Martínez, N. Huang, J. Ma, C. Lin, E. Jaquay, and M. L. Povinelli, Design and optical characterization of high-Q guided resonant modes in the slot-graphite photonic crystal lattice, Optics Express, 21: 30975 (2013). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  23. C. Lin, L. J. Martínez, and M. L. Povinelli, Fabrication of transferrable, fully-suspended silicon photonic crystal membranes exhibiting vivid structural color and high-Q guided resonance, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 31: 050606 (2013). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  24. N. Huang, L. J. Martínez, and M. L. Povinelli, Tuning the transmission lineshape of a photonic-crystal slab guided resonance mode by polarization control, Optics Express, 21: 20675 (2013). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  25. C. Lin, L. J. Martínez, and M. L. Povinelli, Experimental broadband absorption enhancement in silicon nanohole structures with optimized complex unit cells, Optics Express, 21: A872 (2013). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  26. M. Solmaz, S. Sankhagowit, R. Biswas, C. A. Mejia, M. L. Povinelli, and N. Malmstadt, Optical stretching as a tool to investigate the mechanical properties of lipid bilayers, RSC Advances, 3: 16632 (2013). [PDF] (Copyright by the RSC)
  27. E. Jaquay, L. J. Martínez, C. A. Mejia, and M. L. Povinelli, Light-assisted, templated self assembly using a photonic crystal slab, Nano Letters, 13: 2290 (2013). Correction: doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00937.
  28. J. Ma, L. J. Martínez, S. Fan, and M. L. Povinelli, Tight-binding calculation of radiation loss in photonic crystal CROW, Optics Express, 21: 2463 (2013). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  29. 2012

  30. N. Huang, C. Lin, and M. L. Povinelli, Limiting efficiencies of tandem solar cells consisting of III-V nanowire arrays on silicon, J. Applied Physics 112: 064321 (2012). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  31. M. E. Solmaz, R. Biswas, S. Sankhagowit, J. R. Thompson, C. A. Mejia, N. Malmstadt, and M. L. Povinelli, Optical stretching of giant unilamellar vesicles with an integrated dual-beam optical trap, Biomedical Optics Express 3: 2419 (2012). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  32. C. A. Mejia, N. Huang, and M. L. Povinelli, Optical trapping of metal-dielectric nanoparticle clusters near photonic-crystal microcavities, Optics Letters 37: 3690 (2012). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  33. C. Chang, C. Chi, M. Yao, N. Huang, C. Chen, J. Theiss, A. W. Bushmaker, S. LaLumondiere, T. Yeh, M. L. Povinelli, C. Zhou, P. D. Dapkus, and S. B. Cronin, Electrical and Optical Characterization of Surface Passivation in GaAs Nanowires, Nano Letters 12: 4484-4489 (2012).
  34. A. Madaria, M. Yao, C. Chi, N. Huang, C. Lin, R. Li, M. L. Povinelli, P. D. Dapkus, and C. Zhou, Toward Optimized Light Utilization in Nanowire Arrays Using Scalable Nanosphere Lithography and Selected Area Growth, Nano Letters 12: 2839-2845 (2012).
  35. J. Ma, L. J. Martínez, and M. L. Povinelli, Optical trapping via guided resonance modes in a Slot-Suzuki-phase photonic crystal lattice, Optics Express 20: 6816-6824 (2012). (Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics Vol. 7, Issue 2, 2012) [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  36. J. Ma and M. L. Povinelli, Applications of Optomechanical Effects for On-chip Manipulation of Light Signals, Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 16: 82-90 (2012). [PDF] (Copyright by Elsevier)
  37. N. Huang, C. Lin, and M. L. Povinelli, Broadband absorption of semiconductor nanowire arrays for photovoltaic applications, J. Optics 14: 024004 (2012), special issue on Green Photonics. [PDF] (Copyright by the IOP)
  38. 2011

  39. C. Lin, N. Huang, and M. L. Povinelli, Effect of aperiodicity on the broadband reflection of silicon nanorod structures for photovoltaics, Optics Express 20: A125-A132 (2011). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  40. C. Lin and M. L. Povinelli, Optimal design of aperiodic, vertical silicon nanowire structures for photovoltaics, Optics Express 19: A1148-A1154 (2011). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  41. C. A. Mejia, A. Dutt, and M. L. Povinelli, Light-assisted templated self assembly using photonic crystal slabs, Optics Express 19: 11422-11428 (2011). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  42. J. Ma and M. L. Povinelli, Mechanical Kerr nonlinearities due to bipolar optical forces between deformable silicon waveguides, Optics Express 19: 10102-10110 (2011). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  43. Y. Huo, S. Sandhu, J. Pan, N. Stuhrmann, M. L. Povinelli, J. Kahn, J. Harris, M. Fejer, and S. Fan, Experimental demonstration of two methods for controlling the group delay in a system with photonic-crystal resonators coupled to a waveguide, Opt. Lett. 36: 1482 (2011). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  44. 2010

  45. J. Ma and M. L. Povinelli, Effect of periodicity on optical forces between a one-dimensional periodic photonic crystal waveguide and an underlying substrate, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97: 151102 (2010). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  46. J. Pan, Y. Huo, S. Sandhu, N. Stuhrmann, M. L. Povinelli, J. S. Harris, M. M. Fejer, and S. Fan Tuning the coherent interaction in an on-chip photonic-crystal waveguide-resonator system, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97: 101102 (2010). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  47. C. Lin and M. L. Povinelli, The effect of plasmonic particles on solar absorption in vertically aligned silicon nanowire arrays, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97: 071110 (2010). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  48. S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Fan, Enhanced optical switching with coherent control, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96: 231108 (2010). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  49. J. Pan, S. Sandhu, Y. Huo, N. Stuhrmann, M. L. Povinelli, J. S. Harris, M. M. Fejer, and S. Fan, Experimental demonstration of an all-optical analogue to the superradiance effect in an on-chip photonic crystal resonator system, Phys. Rev. B. 81: 041101(R) (2010). [PDF] (Copyright by the APS)
  50. 2009

  51. C. Lin and M. L. Povinelli, Optical absorption enhancement in silicon nanowire arrays with a large lattice constant for photovoltaic applications, Optics Express 17: 19371-19381 (2009).[PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  52. V. Liu, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Fan, Resonance-enhanced optical forces between coupled photonic crystal slabs, Optics Express 17: 21897-21909 (2009). [PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  53. J. Ma and M. L. Povinelli, Large tuning of birefringence in two strip silicon waveguides via optomechanical motion, Optics Express 17: 17818-17828 (2009).[PDF] (Copyright by the OSA)
  54. S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Fan, Overcoming gain-bandwidth product constraint in slow light Raman amplification with the use of light-stopping schemes, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95: 081103 (2009). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  55. C. R. Otey, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Fan, Capturing light pulses into a pair of coupled photonic crystal cavities, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94: 231109 (2009). [PDF] (Copyright by the AIP)
  56. 2008 and prior

  57. C. R. Otey, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Fan, Capturing light pulses completely using a few dynamic microcavities, J. Lightwave Technology 26: 3784-3793 (2008).
  58. J. Pan, Y. Huo, K. Yamanaka, S. Sandhu, L. Scaccabarozzi, R. Timp, M. L. Povinelli, S. Fan, M. M. Fejer, and J. S. Harris, Aligning microcavity resonances in silicon photonic-crystal slabs using laser-pumped thermal tuning, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92: 103114 (2008).
  59. S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Fan, Stopping and time-reversing a light pulse using dynamic loss-tuning of coupled-resonator delay lines, Opt. Lett. 32: 3333 (2007).
  60. M. L. Povinelli, Microphotonics: Under pressure (News and Views), Nature Photonics 1:370 (2007).
  61. S. Fan, M. F. Yanik, M. L. Povinelli, and S. Sandhu, Dynamic photonic crystals, Optics and Photonics News 18: 41 (2007).
  62. J.-T. Shen, M. L. Povinelli, S. Sandhu, and S. Fan, Stopping single photons in one-dimensional quantum electrodynamics systems, Phys. Rev. B 75: 035320 (2007).
  63. S. Fan, M. F. Yanik, Z. Wang, S. Sandhu, and M. L. Povinelli, Advances in theory of photonic crystals, Journal of Lightwave Technology 24: 4493-4501 (2006).
  64. M. L. Povinelli and S. Fan, Radiation loss of coupled-resonator waveguides in photonic-crystal slabs, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89: 191114 (2006).
  65. M. L. Povinelli, Slow light: Variable Speed Limit (News and Views), Nature Physics 2: 735-739 (2006).
  66. S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, M. F. Yanik, and S. Fan, Dynamically tuned coupled-resonator delay lines can be nearly dispersion free, Optics Letters 31: 1985-1987 (2006).
  67. Q. Xu, S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, J. Shakya, S. Fan, and M. Lipson, Experimental realization of an on-chip all-optical analogue to electromagnetically induced transparency, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96: 123901 (2006).
  68. M. L. Povinelli, M. Loncar, M. Ibanescu, E. J. Smythe, S. G. Johnson, F. Capasso and J. D. Joannopoulos, Optical evanescent-wave bonding between microphotonic waveguides, Optics Letters 30: 3042-3044 (2005).
  69. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, M. Loncar, M. Ibanescu, E. J. Smythe, F. Capasso, and J. D. Joannopoulos, High-Q enhancement of attractive and repulsive optical forces between coupled whispering-gallery-mode resonators, Optics Express 13: 8286-8295 (2005).
  70. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Slow-light, band-edge waveguides for tunable time delays, Optics Express 13: 7145-7159 (2005).
  71. S. G. Johnson, M. L. Povinelli, M. Soljacic, A. Karalis, S. Jacobs, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Roughness losses and volume-current methods in photonic-crystal waveguides, Appl. Phys. B 81: 283-293 (2005) (Invited).
  72. M. L. Povinelli, M. Ibanescu, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Slow-light enhancement of radiation pressure in an omnidirectional-reflector waveguide, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85: 1466-1468 (2004).
  73. K. C. Huang, M. L. Povinelli, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Negative effective permeability in polaritonic photonic crystals, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85: 543-545 (2004).
  74. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, E. Lidorikis, J. D. Joannopoulos, and M. Soljacic, Effect of a photonic band gap on scattering from waveguide disorder, Appl. Phys. Lett. 84:3469-3641 (2004).
  75. L.G. L. Wegener, M. L. Povinelli, A. G. Green, P. P. Mitra, J. B. Stark and P. B. Littlewood, The effect of propagation nonlinearities on the information capacity of WDM optical fiber systems: cross-phase modulation and four-wave mixing, Physica D 189: 81-99 (2004).
  76. M. L. Povinelli, R. E. Bryant, S.Assefa, S. G. Johnson, S. Fan, A. A. Erchak, G. S. Petrich, E. Lidorikis, J. D. Joannopoulos, L. A. Kolodziejski, and E. P. Ippen, Design of a nanoelectromechanical, high-index-contrast, guided-wave optical switch for single-mode operation at 1.55 microns, IEEE Photonics Technology Lett. 15: 1207-1209 (2003).
  77. E. Lidorikis, M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Polarization-Independent Linear Waveguides in 3D Photonic Crystals, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91: 023902 (2003).
  78. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, and J. B. Pendry, Toward photonic-crystal metamaterials: Creating magnetic emitters in photonic crystals, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82: 1069-1071 (2003).
  79. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, S. Fan, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Emulation of two-dimensional photonic crystal defect modes in a photonic crystal with a three-dimensional photonic band gap, Phys. Rev. B 64: 075313 (2001).
  80. M. L. Povinelli, S. N. Coppersmith, L. P. Kadanoff, S. R. Nagel, and S. C. Venkataramani, Noise stabilization of self-organized memories, Phys. Rev. E 59: 4970-4982 (1999).
  81. E. R. Nowak, J. B. Knight, M. L. Povinelli, H. M. Jaeger, and S. R. Nagel, Reversibility and irreversibility in the packing of vibrated granular material, Powder Technology 94: 79-83 (1997).
  82. M. L. Povinelli, S. A. Korpela, and A. Chait, Solute boundary-layer on a rotating crystal, J. Cryst. Growth 144: 103-106 (1994).

Conference Proceedings (selected)

  1. C. A. Mejia, E. Jaquay, L. J. Martínez, A. Dutt, and M. L. Povinelli, Light-assisted templated self assembly using photonic crystal slabs, Proc. SPIE 8097:809717 (2011).[PDF]
  2. C. Lin and M. L. Povinelli, Detailed balance limit of silicon nanowire and nanohole array solar cells, Proc. SPIE 8111: 81110U (2011).[PDF]
  3. C. Lin and M. L. Povinelli, Optical absorption enhancement in silicon nanowire and nanohole arrays for photovoltaic applications, Proc. SPIE 7772: 77721G (2010). [PDF]
  4. M. L. Povinelli, M. Loncar, E. J. Smythe, M. Ibanescu, S. G. Johnson, F. Capasso, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Enhancement mechanisms for optical forces in integrated optics, Proc. SPIE 6326: 632609 (2006).
  5. Q. Xu, S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, J. Shakya, S. Fan, and M. Lipson, Experimental realization of an on-chip all-optical analogue to electromagnetically-induced transparency, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFC2.
  6. L. Scaccabarozzi, Y. Huo, X. Yu, M. L. Povinelli, A. Lin, S. Fan, M. M. Fejer, and J. S. Harris, Enhanced second harmonic generation in AlGaAs/AlxOy cavities embedded in submicron waveguides, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMK1.
  7. S. Sandhu, M. L. Povinelli, M. F. Yanik, and S. Fan, Dynamically-tuned coupled-resonator delay lines can be nearly dispersion free, Proc. SPIE 6130: 613004 (2006).
  8. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Tunable time delays in photonic-crystal waveguides, Proc. SPIE 6128: 61280R (2006).
  9. L. Scaccabarozzi, X. Yu, M. L. Povinelli, S. Fan, M. M. Fejer, and J. S. Harris, Highly efficient birefringent second harmonic generation in submicron AlGaAs/AlxOy Waveguides, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CPDA10.
  10. M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, High-index-contrast, photonic-band-edge waveguides for tunable time delays, Proc. SPIE 5926: 59260D (2005).
  11. E. Lidorikis, M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, M. Soljacic, M. Ibanescu, Y. Fink, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Modeling of nanophotonics, Proc. SPIE 5225: 7 (2003).
  12. M. Geis, S. Spector, R. Williamson, T. Lyszczarz, S. G. Johnson, and M. L. Povinelli, Photonic components for RF filtering and wide-band antenna nulling, Optics in Computing, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 90 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper OThA2.
  13. S. G. Johnson, M. L. Povinelli, and J. D. Joannopoulos, New photonic crystal system for integrated optics, Proc. SPIE 4532: 167 (2001).
  14. T. Taino, K. Ishibashi, K. Maehata, S. Yoshida, M. L. Povinelli, H. Nakagawa, H. Akoh, K. Joosse, S. Takada, M. Kishimoto, and M. Katagiri, Large-area tunnel junction exhibiting two operating modes for X-ray detection, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 1 37: 25-30 Suppl. 2 (1998).

Patents

  1. M. L. Povinelli, Steven G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Photonic Crystals as Metamaterials, US Patent 7,177,513.
  2. E. Lidorikis, M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos, Polarization-Independent Linear Waveguides in 3D Photonic Crystals, US Patent 7,058,242.
  3. Steven G. Johnson, M. L. Povinelli, and J. D. Joannopoulos, 3D-Periodic Dielectric Layered Structure with Omnidirectional Band Gap, US Patent 6,597,851.

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