Kosmas L. Tsakmakidis

Quantum Condensed Matter Photonics @ NKUA

Selected publications

  1. K. Baskourelos, O. Tsilipakos, T. P. Stefański, S. F. Galata, E. N. Economou, M. Kafesaki, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, “Topological extraordinary optical transmission,” Phys. Rev. Research 4, L032011 (2022), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevResearch.4.L032011. [PDF]
  2. K. L. Tsakmakidis and T. P. Stefański, “Three-dimensional Weyl topology in one-dimensional photonic structures,” Light: Science & Applications 11, Article number: 183 (2022) (IF: 18,5), DOI: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41377-022-00886-6. [PDF] (invited ‘News & Views’ article)
  3. A. Mojahed, K. L. Tsakmakidis, L. A. Bergamn, and A. F. Vakakis, “Exceeding the classical time-bandwidth product in nonlinear time-invariant systems,” Nonlinear Dynamics (2022), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11071-022-07420-8. [PDF]
  4. T. P. Stefański, J. Gulgowski, and K. L. Tsakmakidis, “Analytical methods for causality evaluation of photonic materials,” Materials 15, 1536 (2022), DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15041536. [PDF]
  5. K. L. Tsakmakidis, K. Baskourelos, and T. P. Stefański, “Topological, nonreciprocal, and multiresonant slow light beyond the time-bandwidth limit,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 119, 190501 (2021), DOI: 10.1063/5.0068285. [PDF]  (invited Perspectives article, also selected as Featured)
  6. K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Stopped-light nanolasing in optical magic-angle graphene," Nature Nanotechnol. (2021), DOI: 10.1038/s41565-021-00960-x. [PDF] (invited ‘News & Views’ article)
  7. 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]
  8. 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]
  9. 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]
  10. 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]
  11. 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]
  12. 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.
  13. 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]
  14. 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.
  15. 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]
  16. 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. [PDF]
  17. 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]
  18. 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]
  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. 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]
  22. 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]
  23. 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]
  24. 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]
  25. 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]
  26. 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]
  27. K. L. Tsakmakidis*, O. Hess, R. W. Boyd, and X. Zhang*, "Ultraslow waves on the nanoscale", Science 358, eaan5196 (2017). {*corresponding author} [PDF]
  28. 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]
  29. 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]
  30. 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]
  31. O. Hess and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Metamaterials with quantum gain", Science 339, 654 (2013). [PDF]
  32. 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]
  33. 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]
  34. 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]
  35. 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]
  36. 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]
  37. 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]
  38. 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]
  39. K. L. Tsakmakidis and O. Hess, "Der gefrorene Regenbogen" ("The trapped rainbow"), Physik Journal 7, 25 (2011). [PDF] (invited)
  40. 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]
  41. 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]
  42. M. S. Wartak, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Introduction to metamaterials", Physics in Canada 67, 30 (2011) (feature article). [PDF]
  43. O. Hess and K. L. Tsakmakidis, "Trapped rainbow storage of light in metamaterials", Advances in Science and Technology 75, 256 (2010). [PDF]
  44. 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]
  45. 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]
  46. D. P. Aryal, K. L. Tsakmakidis, and O. Hess, "Complete bandgap switching in photonic opals", New J. Phys. 11, 073011 (2009). [PDF]
  47. 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]
  48. 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]
  49. K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. D. Boardman, and O. Hess, "Can light be stopped in realistic metamaterials?", Nature (London) 455, pp. E11-E12 (2008). [PDF]
  50. 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]
  51. K. L. Tsakmakidis and O. Hess, "Optics: Watch your back", Nature (London) 451, 27 (2008). [PDF] (invited)
  52. 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]
  53. K. L. Tsakmakidis, A. D. Boardman, and O. Hess, "'Trapped rainbow' storage of light in metamaterials", Nature (London) 450, 397 (2007). [PDF]
  54. 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]
  55. 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]
  56. 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]
  57. 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]
  58. 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]
  59. 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]