Kosmas L. Tsakmakidis

Quantum Condensed Matter Photonics @ NKUA

Selected publications

  1. K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Stopped-light nanolasing in optical magic-angle graphene," Nature Nanotechnol. (2021), DOI: 10.1038/s41565-021-00960-x. [PDF]
  2. E. Almpanis, G. P. Zouros, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Active THz metasurfaces for compact isolation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, pp. C191-C197 (2021), DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.430160. [PDF]
  3. M. I. Benetou and K. L. Tsakmakidis, “Multifunctional plasmonic metasurface demultiplexer and wavelength-polarization controllable beam splitter,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 38, pp. C50-C57 (2021), DOI: 10.1364/JOSAB.426434. [PDF]
  4. E. Mohammadi, A. Tittl, K. L. Tsakmakidis, T. V. Raziman, and A. G. Curto, "Dual nanoresonators for ultrasensitive chiral detection," ACS Photonics (May 28, 2021), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.1c00311. [PDF]
  5. G. P. Zouros, G. D. Kolezas, E. Almpanis, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, “Three-dimensional giant invisibility to superscattering enhancement induced by Zeeman-split modes,” ACS Photonics ('ASAP' accelerated content) (2021), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.1c00036. [PDF]
  6. T. P. Stefański, K. Baskourelos, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Finite-difference time-domain analyses of active cloaking for electrically-large objects," Optics Express 29, 3055 (2021). [PDF]
  7. M. S. Bin-Alam, J. Baxter, K. M. Awan, A. Kiviniemi, Y. Mamchur, A. C. Lesina, K. L. Tsakmakidis, M. J. Huttunen, L. Ramunno, and K. Dolgaleva, "Hyperpolarizability of plasmonic meta-atoms in metasurfaces," Nano Lett. 21, 51 (2021), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02991.
  8. I. Cardea, D. Grassani, J. Upham, S. A. Schulz, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and C.-S. Brès, "Unconventional time-bandwidth performance of resonant cavities with nonreciprocal coupling," Phys. Rev. A 103, 013716 (2021), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.103.013716. [PDF]
  9. M. I. Benetou and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Light-alignment controllable beam splitter and vectorial displacement sensor in the stopped-light regime of plasmonic metasurfaces," ACS Photonics 8, 296 (2021), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.0c01530.
  10. I. Cardea, D. Grassani, S. J. Fabbri, J. Upham, R. W. Boyd, H. Altug, S. A. Schulz, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and C.-S. Brès, "Arbitrarily high time-bandwidth performance in a nonreciprocal optical resonator with broken time invariance," Scientific Reports 10, 15752 (2020), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72591-6. [PDF]
  11. K. L. Tsakmakidis, Y. You, T. Stefański, and L. Shen, "Nonreciprocal cavities and the time-bandwidth limit: comment," Optica 7, 1097 (2020), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/OPTICA.384840 {see also: https://arxiv.org/abs/1906.05826, pp. 8-21}. [PDF]
  12. G. P. Zouros, G. D. Kolezas, E. Almpanis, K. Baskourelos, T. P. Stefański, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Magnetic switching of Kerker scattering in spherical microresonators," Nanophotonics (2020), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/nanoph-2020-0223. [PDF]
  13. E. Almpanis, G. P. Zouros, P. A. Pantazopoulos, K. L. Tsakmakidis, N. Papanikolaou, and N. Stefanou, "Spherical optomagnonic microresonators: Triple-resonant photon transitions between Zeeman-split Mie modes," Phys. Rev. B 101, 054412 (2020). [PDF]
  14. K. L. Tsakmakidis*, O. Reshef, E. Almpanis, G. P. Zouros, E. Mohammadi, D. Saadat, F. Sohrabi, N. Fahimi-Kashani, D. Etezadi, R. W. Boyd, and H. Altug, "Ultrabroadband 3D invisibility with fast-light cloaks," Nature Communications 10, article number: 4859 (2019), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12813-2; see also Nature Communications 12, article number: 2800 (2021)  {*corresponding author} [PDF] [PDF]
  15. P. A. Pantazopoulos, K. L. Tsakmakidis, E. Almpanis, G. P. Zouros, and N. Stefanou, "High-efficiency triple-resonant inelastic light scattering in planar optomagnonic cavities," New J. Physics 21, 095001 (2019) [Focus on Cavity Optomagnonics]. [PDF]
  16. E. Mohammadi, A. Tavakoli, P. Dehkhoda, Y. Jahani, K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. Tittl, and H. Altug, "Accessible superchiral near-fields driven by tailored electric and magnetic resonances in all-dielectric nanostructures," ACS Photonics 6, 1939-1946 (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b01767. [PDF] [journal front cover]
  17. G. D. Kolezas, G. P. Zouros, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Engineering subwavelength nanoantennas in the visible by employing resonant anisotropic nanospheroids," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quant. Electron. 25, 4700912 (2019). [PDF]
  18. E. Mohammadi, K. L. Tsakmakidis, F. Sohrabi, A. Tavakoli, and P. Dehkhoda, "Gain enhancement of circular waveguide antennas using near-zero index metamaterials," Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 61, 1617 (2019). [PDF]
  19. E. Mohammadi, K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. N. Askarpour, P. Dehkhoda, A. Tavakoli, and H. Altug, “Nanophotonic platforms for enhanced chiral sensing,” ACS Photonics 5, 2669–2675 (2018). [PDF]
  20. E. Mohammadi, F. A. Namin, K. L. Tsakmakidis, F. Sohrabi, P. Dehkhoda, and A. Tavakoli, “Tunable polarization-sensitive optical nanoswitches based on spheroidal core-shell nanoparticles,” J. Opt. 20, 085004 (2018). [PDF]
  21. K. L. Tsakmakidis, P. K. Jha, Y.-L. Xu, and X. Zhang, "Quantum-coherence driven self-organized criticality and nonequilibrium light localization", Science Advances 4, eaaq0465 (2018). [PDF]
  22. K. L. Tsakmakidis*, O. Hess, R. W. Boyd, and X. Zhang*, "Ultraslow waves on the nanoscale", Science 358, eaan5196 (2017). {*corresponding author} [PDF]
  23. K. L. Tsakmakidis*, L. Shen, S. Schulz, X. Zheng, J. Upham, X. Deng, H. Altug, A. F. Vakakis, and R. W. Boyd*, "Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering", Science 356, 1260 (2017). {*corresponding author} [PDF]
  24. K. L. Tsakmakidis, R. W. Boyd, E. Yablonovitch, and X. Zhang, "Large spontaneous-emission enhancements in metallic nanostructures: towards LEDs faster than lasers", Opt. Express 24, 17916-17927 (2016). [PDF]
  25. K. L. Tsakmakidis, T. W. Pickering, J. M. Hamm, A. F. Page, and O. Hess, "Completely stopped and dispersionless light in plasmonic waveguides", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 167401 (2014) ['Focus' story in APS Physics 7, 44 (2014)]. [PDF]
  26. O. Hess and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Metamaterials with quantum gain", Science 339, 654 (2013). [PDF]
  27. O. Hess, J. B. Pendry, S. A. Maier, R. F. Oulton, J. M. Hamm, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Active nanoplasmonic metamaterials", Nature Materials 11, 573 (2012). [PDF]
  28. S. Wuestner, J. M. Hamm, A. Pusch, F. Renn, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Control and dynamic competition of bright and dark lasing states in active nanoplasmonic metamaterials", Phys. Rev. B 85, 201406(R) (2012). [PDF]
  29. K. L. Tsakmakidis and O. Hess, "Extreme control of light in metamaterials: Complete and loss-free stopping of light", Physica B: Condensed Matter 407, 4066 (2012); (special issue in honour of Professor C. M. Soukoulis' 60th birthday). [PDF]
  30. S. Wuestner, A. Pusch, J. M. Hamm, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Dynamics of amplification in a nanoplasmonic metamaterials", Appl. Phys. A (2012); DOI: 10.1007/s00339-012-6784-y (invited). [PDF]
  31. A. Pusch, S. Wuestner, J. M. Hamm, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Coherent amplification and noise in gain-enhanced nanoplasmonic metamaterials: A Maxwell-Bloch Langevin approach", ACS Nano 6, 2420 (2012). [PDF]
  32. S. Wuestner, A. Pusch, K. L. Tsakmakidis, J. M. Hamm, and O. Hess, "Comment on 'Spaser action, loss compensation, and stability in plasmonic systems with gain'", Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 259701 (2011). [PDF]
  33. J. M. Hamm, S. Wuestner, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Theory of light amplification in active fishnet metamaterials", Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 167405 (2011). [PDF]
  34. K. L. Tsakmakidis and O. Hess, "Der gefrorene Regenbogen" ("The trapped rainbow"), Physik Journal 7, 25 (2011) (invited). [PDF]
  35. E. I. Kirby, J. M. Hamm, T. W. Pickering, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Evanescent gain for slow and stopped light in negative refractive index heterostructures", Phys. Rev. B 84, 041103(R) (2011). [PDF]
  36. S. Wuestner, A. Pusch, K. L. Tsakmakidis, J. M. Hamm, and O. Hess, "Gain and plasmon dynamics in active negative-index metamaterials", Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. A 369, 3525 (2011). [PDF]
  37. M. S. Wartak, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Introduction to metamaterials", Physics in Canada 67, 30 (2011) (feature article). [PDF]
  38. O. Hess and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Trapped rainbow storage of light in metamaterials", Advances in Science and Technology 75, 256 (2010). [PDF]
  39. S. Wuestner, A. Pusch, K. L. Tsakmakidis, J. M. Hamm, and O. Hess, "Overcoming losses with gain in a negative refractive index metamaterial", Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 127401 (2010). [PDF]
  40. K. L. Tsakmakidis, M. Wartak, J. J. H. Cook, J. M. Hamm, and O. Hess, "Negative-permeability electromagnetically induced transparent and magnetically active metamaterials", Phys. Rev. B 81, 195128 (2010). {also highlighted in Phys. Rev. B Kaleidoscope Images May 2010} [PDF]
  41. D. P. Aryal, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Complete bandgap switching in photonic opals", New J. Phys. 11, 073011 (2009). [PDF]
  42. J. J. H. Cook, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Ultralow-loss optical diamagnetism in silver nanoforests", J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 11, 114026 (2009). [PDF]
  43. E. I. Kirby, J. M. Hamm, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "FDTD analysis of slow light propagation in negative-refractive-index waveguides", J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 11, 114027 (2009). {also selected as one of Journal of Optics Highlights of the year 2009} [PDF]
  44. K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. D. Boardman, and O. Hess, "Can light be stopped in realistic metamaterials?", Nature (London) 455, pp. E11-E12 (2008). [PDF]
  45. O. Hess and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Stopping light in metamaterials: the trapped rainbow", SPIE Newsroom (Nanotechnology), DOI: 10.1117/2.1200806.1163 (2008) (invited). [PDF]
  46. K. L. Tsakmakidis and O. Hess, "Optics: Watch your back", Nature (London) 451, 27 (2008) (invited). [PDF]
  47. D. P. Aryal, K. L. Tsakmakidis, C. Jamois, and O. Hess, "Complete and robust bandgap switching in double-inverse-opal photonic crystals", Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 011109 (2008), and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 17 (2), 14th Jan., 2008. [PDF]
  48. K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. D. Boardman, and O. Hess, "'Trapped rainbow' storage of light in metamaterials", Nature (London) 450, 397 (2007). [PDF]
  49. F. Y. Gardes, K. L. Tsakmakidis, D. Thompson, G. T. Reed, G. Z. Mashanovich, O. Hess, and D. Avitabile, "Micrometer size polarisation independent depletion-type photonic modulator in Silicon On Insulator", Opt. Express 15, 5879 (2007). [PDF]
  50. K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. Klaedtke, C. Jamois, D. P. Aryal, and O. Hess, "Single-mode operation in the slow-light regime using oscillatory waves in generalized left-handed heterostructures", Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 201103 (2006). [PDF]
  51. K. L. Tsakmakidis, B. Weiss, and O. Hess, "Full-wave electromagnetic modelling of an InP/InGaAs travelling-wave heterojunction phototransistor", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 39, 1805 (2006). [PDF]
  52. K. L. Tsakmakidis, C. Hermann, A. Klaedtke, C. Jamois, and Ortwin Hess, "Surface plasmon polaritons in generalized slab heterostructures with negative permittivity and permeability", Phys. Rev. B 73, 085104 (2006). [PDF]
  53. K. L. Tsakmakidis, C. Hermann, A. Klaedtke, C. Jamois, and O. Hess, "Systematic modal analysis of 3D dielectric waveguides using conventional and high accuracy nonstandard FDTD algorithms", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17, 2598 (2005). [PDF]
  54. K. L. Tsakmakidis, L. Gomez-Rojas, I. D. Robertson, O. Hess, P. A. Houston, and B. Weiss, "FDTD modelling of velocity mismatch in travelling-wave heterojunction phototransistor", Electron. Lett. 40, 452 (2004). [PDF]