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Nov. 29-Dec. 4, 2020 - Online Plenary, tuorial and invited talks at MRS Fall Dec. 6-10, 2020 - Online Invited talk at ECOC Dec. 8-11, 2020 - Paris, France (hybrid) Plenary and invited talks at SNAIA Dec. 16, 2020 - Online Invited seminar at ITMO
Metamaterial-Enhanced Technology We have been exploring several ways in which metamaterials can advance real-life technology, from highly efficient opto- electronics (see our MURI effort) to energy harvesting, sensing, radio-wave and optical antennas and metasurfaces.
Cloaking and Invisibility One of the most exciting applications of metamaterials: our group has pioneered the use of plasmonic and mantle cloaks for drastic scattering suppression of radio-waves, infrared, matter, sound and light waves.
OSA Webinar  (2020)
Non-Reciprocity and Topology Our group has been exploring several exciting concepts to exploit symmetry- breaking to enable extreme wave phenomena (see our MURI effort), including large non-reciprocity and topological metamaterials for light and sound.
Multi-Physics Metamaterials We have been exploring multi-physics platforms to extend the playground of opportunities enabled by metamaterials for technology, including opto-mechanical phenomena, thermal effects, plasmonics and polaritonics.
Andrea Alù at TEDxAustin    Click here to download text
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December 1, 2020: Our paper on nonreciprocal devices in silicon photonics  has been published in Optics and Photonics News, Special Issue Year in Optics 2020. November 18, 2020: Andrea Alù has  been selected as a 2020 Highly Cited Researcher from Clarivate Analytics Web of Science. (Press release) October 1, 2020: Our papers on magnet-free nonreciprocity and nonreciprocal microwave technology  have been published in the Proceedings of IEEE, and featured on the cover. September 25, 2020: Our paper on nonreciprocal photonic topological order driven by uniform optical pumping has been published as a Rapid Communication in Physical Review B. September 11, 2020: Our paper on PT-symmetry in Hermitian systems based on time modulation has been published as a Letter in Physical Review Applied, and picked as Editor’s Suggestion. September 10, 2020: Our paper on the coherent control of metagratings for tunable perfect diffraction has been published in Advanced Materials, and featured on the inside back cover.
ANDREA’S CV ANDREA’S CV
Welcome to Andrea Alù’s research group webpage Andrea Alù is the founding director of the Photonics Initiative at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, Einstein Professor of Physics at the CUNY Graduate Center, and Professor of Electrical Engineering at The City College of New York.  He is affiliated with the Wireless Networking and Communications Group and the Applied Research Laboratories, both based at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a Senior Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor.  His research interests span over a broad range of technical areas, including applied electromagnetics, nano-optics and nanophotonics, microwave, THz, infrared, optical and acoustic metamaterials and metasurfaces, plasmonics, nonlinearities and nonreciprocity, cloaking and scattering, acoustics, optical nanocircuits and nanoantennas.
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