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2019: July 24, 2019: Our paper on broadband delay lines in unidirectional waveguides has been published in Physical Review B as a Rapid Communication. July 17, 2019: Our paper on the experimental observation of maximum Willis coupling in acoustic scatterers, confirming our earlier theoretical prediction, has been published in Nature Communications. July 10, 2019: Our paper  on optomechanically-induced birefringence and Faraday effect has been published in Physical Review Letters. June 21, 2019: Andrea Alù is a finalist for the IET A. F. Harvey Prize Engineering Research Prize. June 10, 2019: Our paper on the excitation of single-photon embedded eigenstates has been published in Optica. [Press release] May 31, 2019: Younes Radi has received aURSI Young Scientist Award and the 2nd prize at the Young Scientist Best Paper Award at URSI EMTS 2019, with the paper ‘Nonreciprocal Wavefront Manipulation in Bianisotropic Moving Metagratings’. June 20, 2019: Xuchen Wang has received the Best Young Scienstist Award at PIERS 2019 in Rome, Italy, with the paper ‘Multi-Functional Space-Time Metasurfaces’. May 31, 2019: Andrea Alù has been selected as a National Finalist for the Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences and Engineering. He was selected also in 2016, 2017 and 2018. May 17, 2019: Our paper on all-optical reconfigurable chiral metamolecules  has been featured on the cover of Materials Today. May 1, 2019: Andrea Alù has received the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship from the Department of Defense. [Press release] April 12, 2019: Our paper on anti-parity-time symmetry in thermal diffusive systems, in collaboration with C.W. Qiu’s group, has been published in Science. April 9, 2019: Andrea Alù has been appointed on the editorial board of Applied Physics Letters. April 5, 2019: Andrea Alù has been elected President of the Virtual Institute for Artificial Electromagnetic Materials and Metamaterials (Metamorphose). April 5, 2019: Our alumn Prof. Francesco Monticone has received the EurAAP Leopold B. Felsen Award for Excellence in Electrodynamics. March 29, 2019: Our alumn Prof. Ali Miri has received the Henry Wasser award for outstanding Assistant Professors in CUNY. March 24, 2019: Our paper on acoustic supercoupling in a zero-compressibility metamaterial has been published in Research. February 23, 2019: Prof. Younes Radi has received an URSI Young Scientist Award. February 11, 2019: Our paper on separation of valley excitons using an asymmewtric metasurface has been published in Nature Photonics. [RedCube] January 16, 2019: Our paper on nonreciprocal cavities and the relation with the time-bandwidth limit has been published in Optica. [Press release] January 4, 2019: Our review paper on exceptional points in optics and photonics has been published in Science. 2018: December 31, 2018: Our paper on higher-order topological acoustic states has been published in Nature Materials. (SharedIt, News and Views, Press release, UPI, NSD, R&D, Space Daily) December 17, 2018: Our alumn Prof. Christos Agryropoulos has received an ONR YIP award. December 9, 2018: Our paper on coherent cooptics for energy transfer, storage and release has been published in Optics and Photonics News, Year in Optics, as one of the featured highlights for optics research in 2018. November 15, 2017: Andrea Alù has been selected as 2018 Highly Cited Researcher from Clarivate Analytics Web of Science. [Press release] November 12, 2018: Our paper on structural coloration with silicon nanopillars, in collaboration with our UT Austin colleagues, has been published in Optics Express and  selected as Editor’s Pick. October 24, 2018: Our paper on nonlocal metasurfaces for optical analog computing has been published in Physical Review Letters. October 1, 2018: Andrea Alù has been elected to the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Administrative Committe. September 28, 2018: Andrea Alù has received the 2018 IUMRS-ICYRAM Award. He will receive the award in Adelaide, Australia, next November. September 26, 2018: Our alumn Prof. Francesco Monticone has received an AFOSR YIP award. June 20, 2018: Our paper on  tunable orbital angular momentum lasing from microcavities biased with synthetic angular momentum has been published in Physical Review Letters. June 20, 2018: Our 3.2M$ DARPA NASCENT proposal on polaritonic metasurfaces, with collaborators from CCNY, UT Austin and EPFL, has been selected for award. June 20, 2018: Our paper on maximum Willis coupling in acoustic scatterers has been published in Physical Review Letters. June 6, 2018: Our invited review paper on nanophotonics with 2D transition metal dichalcogenides has been published in Optics Express, Special Issue for the 20th Anniversary, and selected as Editor’s Suggestion. June 4, 2018: Our paper on tunable Fano resonances and plasmon–exciton coupling in WS2, in collaboration with Y. Zheng’s group, has been published in Advanced Materials, and selected for Frontispice image. May 31, 2018: Andrea Alù has been selected as a National Finalist for the Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences and Engineering. He was selected also in 2016 and in 2017. [Press release] May 14, 2018: Our paper on generalized parity-time symmetry for telemetric sensing has been published in Nature Electronics. [News and Views; Press release] May 11, 2018: Our paper on Klein tunneling in photonic topological insulators has been published in Science Advances. May 4, 2018: Our paper on optical circulation based on opto-mechanics, in collaboration with our AMOLF colleagues, has been published in Nature Communications. [Press release] April 11, 2018: Our paper on giant Farday rotation in metasurfaces, in collaboration with our CCNY colleagues, has been published in Optics Letters, and selected as Editor’s Suggestion. April 3, 2018: Our 7.5M$ Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) proposal on Magnet-Free Non-Reciprocal Metamaterials Based on Spatio-Temporal Modulation has been selected for award by the U.S. Department of Defense. We look forawrd to years of exciting nanophotonics research with our team members at Columbia, Stanford, UMich. [Press release] April 2, 2018: Our paper on coherently enhanced wireless power transfer has been published in Physical Review Letters, selected as Editor’s Suggestion, and highlighted with a Focus article by P. Ball in Physics. March 5, 2018: Our paper on self-induced topological protection in nonlinear circuit arrays has been published in Nature Electronics. [Press release] March 5, 2018: Our review paper on resonant dielectric nanoparticles has been featured on the front cover of Advanced Optical Materials. February 25, 2018: Our review paper on nonlinear metasurfaces has appeared in Materials Today. February 8, 2018: Our paper on broadband passive isolators based on coupled nonlinear resonators has been published in Nature Electronics, and featured on the  cover of the February 2018 issue. A News and Views by H. Krishnaswamy et al. has appeared in the same issue. [Phys.org, Physics World, ShareIt] February 3, 2018: Our alumnus Juan Sebastian Gomez-Diaz, currently an Assistant Professor at UC Davis, has received an NSF CAREER award from the EPMD/ECCS program. January 26, 2018: Ahmed Kord has received an IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship. January 19, 2018: Our alumnus Pai-Yen Chen, currently an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, has received an NSF CAREER award from the CCSS/ECCS program. January 9, 2018: Sander Mann has received a Rubicon 2-year grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to study non-reciprocal nanophotonics for thermal radiation. 2017: November 30, 2017: Our review paper on non-reciprocal photonics based on time-modulation has been published in Nature Photonics, and selected for the cover image of the December 2018 issue. November 22, 2017: Our paper on the concept of coherent virtual absorption has been published in Optica. November 15, 2017: Andrea Alù has been selected as 2017 Highly Cited Researcher from Clarivate Analytics Web of Science. October 6, 2017: Our paper on synchronized conducitivty modulation to realize magnet-free non-reciprocal devices in collaboration with Columiba University has been published in Nature Communications. [Press coverage] October 4, 2017: Our review paper on coherent perfect absorbers has been published in Nature Reviews Materials. October 4, 2017: Our commentary on optomechanical nonreciprocity has been published in Nature Physics. September 11, 2017: Our paper on the origin of Willis coupling in acoustic metamaterials has been published in Physical Review B and it has been selected as Editor’s Suggestion. September 8, 2017: Our invited paper on designer matter and metamaterials has been published in the MRS Bulletin. This paper is based on the award lecture given at the 2016 MRS Fall meeting for the  Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Materials Science. August 11, 2017: Pai-Yen Chen has been selected for the IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award for pioneering contributions and innovations in the development of concepts and applications of wireless and non-invasive sensors, and electromagnetic theory for radio-frequency, terahertz, and optical sensors. He will receive the award next November in Glasgow, Scotland. August 10, 2017: Our paper on meta-gratings that overcome the limits of graded metasurfaces has been published in Physical Review Letters and it has been selected as Editor’s Suggestion. June 12, 2017: Our paper on fundamental principles of non-reciprocity in opto-mechanics has been published in Physical Review Applied. July 17, 2017: Andrea Alù has been selected as ACS Photonics Highly Prolific Author. June 8, 2017: Ahmed Kord has won the Student Design Competition (1st prize) ‘Magnet-Less Parametric Circulator Design’ at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Honolulu, HI. May 31, 2017: Andrea Alù has been selected as a National Finalist for the Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences and Engineering. He was selected also in 2016. May 19, 2017: Our review paper on magnetic dipole emission enhancement with nanophotonic structures has been published in Laser & Photonics Reviews and is featured on the front cover. May 6, 2017: Francecsco Monticone has received the inaugural Jacome Dissertation Prize from UT Austin for his dissertation ‘Scattering Engineering at the Extreme with Metamaterials, Metasurfaces and Nanostructures’. April 15, 2017: Our paper on fundamental bounds on asymmetric systems dictated by time-reversal symmetry has been published in Physical Review Letters. March 31, 2017: Ahmed Kord has received the best paper award at the 2017 Texas Symposium on Wireless & Microwave Circuits & Systems. February 12, 2017: Our paper on non-reciprocal mechanical metamaterials with topological order appeared in Nature. Videos of our experiments here and here. Press release, Physics World. February 8, 2017: Our works on Doppler electromagnetic cloaks and on lasing periodic arrays, in collaboration with University of Roma Tre and AMOLF, appeared in Physical Review B. February 6, 2017: Our invited review paper on metamaterial, plasmonic and nanophotonic devices has appeared in Reports of Progress in Physics. January 26, 2017: Our invited review paper on acoustic metamaterials in Nature Reviews Materials has been highlighted by the editors, and is free to download for the coming weeks. January 25, 2017: Our paper on detection of molecular chirality using twisted metamaterials has been published in Nature Communications. January 7, 2017: Our paper on advanced control of nonlinear beams with PB metasurfaces has been selected for Physical Review B Kaleidoscope. 2016: December 17, 2016: Andrea Alù has been selected for the inaguural Materials Young Investigator Award from MDPI. December 16, 2016: Andrea Alù has been elected Fellow of SPIE ‘for achievements in optical metamaterials and plasmonics’. December 5, 2016: Andrea Alù has been selected to receive the ICO Prize in Optics. He will receive the award and deliver the Ernst Abbe Lecture at the ICO General Congress in Tokyo, Japan. November 29, 2016: Our paper on nonreciprocity and magnetic-free isolation based on optomechanical interactions, in collaboration with our colleagues at AMOLF, has been published in Nature Communications. A press release is available here. November 23, 2016: Our News and Views paper on the present state and future directions in metamaterials has been pblished in Nature Materials. November 19, 2016: Our paper on tunable nanoantennas, in collaboration with ITMO, has appeared in Laser & Photonics Reviews and featured in IEEE Spectrum. October 25, 2016: Our paper on parity-time symmetric metasurfaces for imaging has been published in Physical Review X. October 14, 2016: Our paper on transforming optical wavefronts using graded metasurfaces has appeared in Physical Review X. September 22, 2016: Congratulations to Mykhailo Tymchenko for receiving the Best Paper Award (2nd place) at the Metamaterials 2016 conference in Crete! August 30, 2016: Andrea Alù has received the Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Materials Science. He will receive the award and deliver the award lecture at the 2016 MRS Fall meeting. August 8, 2016: Our Emerging Frontiers in Research (EFRI) proposal on New frontiers for topologically-protected propagation of light, sound, elastic and mechanical waves has been selected for award by the National Science Foundation. July 31, 2016: Congratulations to Francesco Monticone, Juan Sebastian Gomez-Diaz and Yakir Hadad for having accepted faculty positions at Cornell University, UC Davis and Tel Aviv University, respectively! July 3, 2016: Our paper on the theoretical bounds on the bandwidth of passive metamaterial cloaks has been published in Optica. Several news outlets have highlighted our work, including Optics and Photonics News, Huffington Post, Motherboard (press release). July 29, 2016: Congratulations to Nasim Mohammadi Estakhri for receiving an IEEE Photonics Graduate Fellowship! June 17, 2016: Our paper on Floquet topological insulators for sound has been published in Nature Communications. June 9, 2016: Ahmed Kord has received a 2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Doctoral Research Award with the project ‘New Frontiers in Electromagnetic Metamaterials Using Active Circuits’. June 2, 2016: Our paper on the analogue of the Drexhage effect for sound, in collaboration with our colleagues at AMOLF, has been published in Physical Review Letters, selected as Editor’s Suggestion, and highligted with a Synopsis in Physics. June 1, 2016: Andrea Alù has been selected as a National Finalist for the Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in Physical Sciences and Engineering. May 9, 2016: Francesco Monticone has received the WNCG Student Leadership Award from the Wireless Networking and Coimmunications Group at UT Austin. May 5, 2016: Andrea Alù has been named a Simons Investigator in Physics. This program aims to provide a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term (up to 10 years) investigations of the fundamental questions in their fields. April 19, 2016: Ahmed Kord has received a 2016 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for the project ‘Fully-Integrated Reconfigurable Magnet-less Non-reciprocal Components for Next- Generation Wireless Communication Systems’, in collaboration with Columbia University. April 19, 2016: Our paper on plasmonic NEMS for infrared sensing, in collaboration with Prof. Rinaldi at NEU, has been published in Nature Communications. April 12, 2016: Our paper on giant photoresponsivity in mid-IR hyperbolic metamaterial devices has been published in Physical Review Applied and selected as Editors’ Suggestion. April 8, 2016: Our Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) proposal on Ultralow Power, Ultrafast, Integrated Nano-Optoelectronics has been selected for award by the U.S. Department of Defense. We look forawrd to several years of exciting nanophotonics research with our team members at Stanford, Harvard and UPenn. April 1, 2016: Our latest research on cloaking and radio-frequency transparency was featured on Fox 7. March 29, 2016: Our paper on time-modulated antennas, that break the symmetry between emission and absorption has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), and it has been highlighted in several news outlets, including Physics World and Physics Today. March 17, 2016: Dr. Yakir Hadad has received the 2016 Leopold B. Felsen Award for Excellence in Electrodynamics. He will receive the award at the banquet of EuCAP in Davos, Switzerland in April. March 8, 2016: Our paper on nonlinear gradient metasurfaces,was published in Optica. February 12, 2016: Andrea Alù has been awarded the inaugural ACS Photonics Young Investigator Award Lectureship. He will receive the award and give a plenary talk at META’16 next July in Malaga, Spain. February 16, 2016: Our invited review paper on acoustic metamaterials was published in Nature Reviews Materials.
Vol. 11 | May 2017 LASER &PHOTONICS REVIEWS www.lpr-journal.org Modifying magnetic dipole spontaneous emission with nanophotonic structures Denis G. Baranov, Roman S. Savelev, Sergey V. Li, Alexander E. Krasnok and Andrea Alù
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