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  • S. Fatema, M. Mia, and S. Kim, "Multiple mode couplings in a waveguide array for broadband near-zero dispersion and supercontinuum generation," Journal of Lightwave Technology 39, 216-222 (2021). https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9205263


  • M. Mia, S. Ahmed, I. Ahmed, Y. Lee, M. Qi, and S. Kim, "Exceptional coupling in photonic anisotropic metamaterials for extremely low waveguide crosstalk," Optica 7, 881-887 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1364/OPTICA.394987
  • Iu. Gherasoiu, K.M. Yu, H. Ekinci, B. Cui, M. Hawkridge, V. Kuryatkov, M. Gaddy, S.A. Nikishin, and W. Walukiewicz, "Synthesis of New Nitride Alloys with Mg by Plasma-Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy", Phys. Status Solidi  B257, 2000122 (2020).  https://doi.org/10.1002/pssb.202000122
  • W. Li, S. Azam, G. Dai, an Z. Fan, "Prussian blue based vertical graphene 3D structures for high frequency electrochemical capacitors", Energy Storage Materials  32, 30-36 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2020.07.016
  • M. Duan, F. Zhu, G. Zhao, J. Hu, H. Zhang, G. Ren, Y. Meng, and Z. Fan, "Nitrogen and sulfur co-doped mesoporous carbon derived from ionic liquid as high-performance anode material for sodium ion batteries", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials  306, 110433 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2020.110433
  • S Li, and Z Fan, "Encapsulation methods of sulfur particles for lithium-sulfur batteries: A review", Energy Storage Materials  34, 107-127 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2020.09.005
  • S. Li, D. Leng, W. Li, L. Qie, Z. Dong, Z. Cheng, and Z. Fan, "Recent progress in developing Li2S cathodes for Li–S batteries", Energy Storage Materials 27, 279-296 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2020.02.010
  • S Li, and Z Fan, "Advances in Electrochemical Energy Materials", Materials  13, 844 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13040844
  • L. Grave de Peralta, "Quasi-relativistic description of a quantum particle moving through one-dimensional piecewise constant potentials", Results in Physics  18, 103318 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2020.103318
  • L. Grave de Peralta, "Quasi-relativistic description of Hydrogen-like atoms", Journal of Modern Physics 11, 788-802 (2020). https://doi.org/10.4236/jmp.2020.116051
  • L. Grave de Peralta, "Exact quasi-relativistic wave functions for Hydrogen-like atoms", Scientific Reports  10, 14925 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71505-w
  • L. Grave de Peralta, "Natural extension of the Schrödinger equation to quasi-relativistic speeds," Journal of Modern Physics 11, 196-213 (2020). https://doi.org/10.4236/jmp.2020.112012
  • L. Grave de Peralta, "Did Schrödinger have other options?", European Journal of Physics  41, 065404 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6404/aba7dc
  • S. Siddique, A.A. Bernussi, S.W. Husain, and M. Yasir, "Enhancing structural integrity, corrosion resistance and wear properties of Mg alloy by heat treated cold sprayed Al coating", Surface and Coatings Technology  394, 125882 (2020).     https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2020.125882
  • M.F.B. da Silva, C.V. Pacheco, R.M. Peres, L.F. Miranda, N.B. de Lima, R. R. de Oliveira, A. Bernussi, and A.H. Munhoz, "Synthesis of pseudoboehmite - effect of acetate ion", Materials Research-Ibero-American Journal of Materials 23, e20190583 (2020).   https://doi.org/10.1590/1980-5373-MR-2019-0583]
  •  J. Dai, C. Annasiwatta, A. Bernussi, Z.Y. Fan, J.M. Berg, and B. Ren, "Continuous Phase Control of Vanadium Dioxide Films", Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control-Transactions of the ASME 142, 094503 (2020). https://doi.org/ 10.1115/1.4046929
  • H. Alghasham, H. Farooq, C. Uzun, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Study of thermal radiation Moire patterns using coherent illumination-direction-multiplexing Fourier Ptychographic imaging", Journal of Modern Optics  67, 1340-1347 (2020).https://doi.org/ 10.1080/09500340.2020.1846813
  • Z. Xu, G. Qin, A.A. Bernussi, and Z. Fan, "Electrothermally control of dynamic infrared switching of VO2 thin film on FTO glass", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 157640 (2020). https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.157640


  • A. R. Chowdhury, S. Nikishin, J. Dickens, A. Neuber, R.P. Joshi, and R. Ness, "Numerical studies into the parameter space conductive to "lock-on" in a GaN photoconductive switch for high power applications", IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation  26, 469 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2018.007805
  • S. Li, and Z. Fan, "Nitrogen-doped carbon mesh from pyrolysis of cotton in ammonia as binder-free electrodes of supercapacitors", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials  274, 313-317 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2018.09.002
  • W. Li, N. Islam, G. Ren, S. Li, and Z. Fan, "AC-filtering supercapacitors based on edge oriented vertical graphene and cross-linked carbon nanofiber", Materials 12, 604 (2019). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12040604
  • N. Islam, M.N.F. Hoque, W. Li, S. Wang, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Vertically edge-oriented graphene on plasma pyrolyzed cellulose fibers and demonstration of kilohertz high-frequency filtering electrical double layer capacitors", Carbon  141, 523-530 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2018.10.012
  • M. Pattanayak, M.N. Hoque, Y. Zhao, Z. Fan, and A.A. Bernussi, "Tunable VO2 relaxation oscillators for analog applications", Semiconductor Science and Technology  34, 105028 (2019).  https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6641/ab38f3 
  • S. Siddique, C-Xin Li, A.A. Bernussi, and Muhammad Yasir, "Enhanced Electrochemical and Tribological Properties of AZ91D Magnesium Alloy via Cold Spraying of Aluminum Alloy", Journal of Thermal Spray Technology  28 , 1739-1748 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11666-019-00915-8
  • C. Uzun, C. Meduri, N. Kahler, L. Grave de Peralta, J.M. McCollum, M. Pantoya, G. Kumar, and A.A. Bernussi, "Photo-induced heat conversion enhancement of metallic glass nanowire arrays", Journal of Applied Physics  125, 015102 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5059423
  • H. Farooq, S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Algasham, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Coherent illumination-direction-multiplexing dual-space and Fourier ptychographic microscopy", Journal of Modern Optics  66, 868-878 (2019).  https://doi.org/10.1080/09500340.2019.1581898


  • H. Ekinci, V. Kuryatkov, C. Forgey, A. Dabiran, R. Jorgenson, and S. Nikishin, "Hydrogen-free epitaxy of colored LEDs based on InGaN/GaN MQWs", Acta Physica Polonica  A135, 759 (2019). https://doi.org/10.12693/APhysPolA.135.759
  • M. Gaddy, V. Kuryatkov, V. Meyers, D. Mauch, J. Dickens, A. Neuber, and S. Nikishin, "Structural, Morphological, Optical and Electrical Properties of Bulk (0001) GaN:Fe Wafers", MRS Advances  3, 179-184 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1557/adv.2018.234
  • S. Nikishin, "III-Nitride short period superlattices for deep UV light emitters", MDPI Applied Science  8, 2362 (2018). https://doi.org/10.3390/app8122362
  • H. Ekinci, V. Kuryatkov, C. Forgey, A. Dabiran, R. Jorgenson, and S. Nikishin, "Properties of InGaN/GaN MQW LEDs grown by MOCVD with and without hydrogen carrier gas", Vacuum  148, 168 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vacuum.2017.11.014
  • N. Islam, S. Wang, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Fast supercapacitors based on vertically oriented MoS2 nanosheets on plasma pyrolyzed cellulose filter paper", Journal of Power Sources  400, 277-283 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.08.049
  • G. Ren, R. Zhang, and Z. Fan, "VO2 nanoparticles on edge oriented graphene foam for high rate lithium ion batteries and supercapacitors", Applied Surface Science 441, 466-473 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.02.059
  • N. Islam, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Edge-oriented graphene on carbon nanofiber for high-frequency supercapacitors", Nano-micro letters  10, 9 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40820-017-0162-4
  • N. Islam, M.N. Ferdous Hoque, Y. Zu, S. Wang, and Z. Fan, "Carbon Nanofiber Aerogel Converted from Bacterial Cellulose for Kilohertz AC-Supercapacitors", MRS Advances  3, 855 - 860 (2018). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1557/adv.2018.139
  • H. Farooq, S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Alghasham, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Improving the resolution of an optical microscope using ring-like illumination and scanning the direction of the diffracted light with a slit" Optics Communications  426, 201-205 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2018.05.041
  • M. Alotaibi, S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Farooq, H. Alghasham, N. Alharbi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Imaging photonic crystals using hemispherical digital condensers and phase-recovery techniques", Applied Optics 57, 3756-3760 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.003756  
  • M. Pattanayak, Md N.F. Hoque, Z. Fan, and A.A. Bernussi, "Electrical oscillation generation with current-induced resistivity switching in VO2 micro-channel devices", Science and Technology of Advanced Materials  19, 693-701 (2018).  https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2018.1521249
  • H. Algasham, H. Farooq, S. Skinner-Ramos, C. Uzun, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Scanning Diffracted-Light Photography Using White-Light and Thermal Radiation Sources", Applied Optics 57, 997-10003 (2018).  https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.009997
  •  H. Farooq, S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Algasham, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Scanning diffracted-light microscopy", Applied Optics  57, pp. 7329-7337 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.007329
  • S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Farooq, A.A. Bernussi, and Luis Grave de Peralta, "Fourier plane imaging and illumination-direction-multiplexing using a rotating diffracting element for Fourier ptychographic microscopy", Optics Communications 427, pp. 231-237 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2018.06.051 
  • S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Farooq, H. Algasham, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Subwavelength resolution scanning diffracted-light microscopy using plasmonic ultra-thin condensers", Optics Express  26, pp. 19718-19729 (2018).  https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.26.019718


  • H. Ekinci, V.V. Kuryatkov, I. Gherasoiu, S.Y. Karpov, and S.A. Nikishin, "Mechanism of carrier transport in hybrid GaN/AlN/Si solar cells", Journal of Electronic Materials  46, 6078-6083 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-017-5557-y
  • C. Uzun, N. Kahler, L. Grave de Peralta, G. Kumar, and A.A. Bernussi, "Photo-induced-heat localization on nanostructured metallic glasses", Journal of Applied Physics  122, 094306 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5000682
  • Z. Hu, C. Uzun, Z. Dong, W. Li, A.A. Bernussi, and G. Kumar, "Elastocapillary bundling of high aspect-ratio metallic glass nanowires", Applied Physics Letters  111, 023107 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4993599
  • I. Ahmed, M. Alotaibi, S. Skinner-Ramos, D. Dominguez, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Fourier ptychographic microscopy at telecommunication wavelengths using a femtosecond laser", Optics Communications 405, 363-367 (2017).   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2017.08.034
  • M. Alotaibi, R. Gedies, A. Alzayed, F. Aldawsari, D. Dominguez, and L. Grave de Peralta, "aser-based dual-space microscopy", Optics Communications  402, 662-667 (2017).
  • M. Alotaibi, S. Skinner-Ramos, A. Alamri, B. Alharbi, M. Alfarraj, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Illumination-direction multiplexing Fourier ptychographic microscopy using hemispherical digital condensers", Applied Optics 56 , 4052-4057 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.56.004052
  • S. Sen, D.B. Desai, M.H. Alsubaie, M.V. Zhelyeznyakov, L. Molina, H.S. Sarraf, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Imaging photonic crystals using Fourier plane imaging and Fourier ptychographic microscopy techniques implemented with a computer controlled hemispherical digital condenser", Optics Communications  383, 500-507 (2017).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2016.09.047
  • S. Skinner-Ramos, H. Farooq, H. Alghasham, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Toward phase-recovery optical nanoscopes", Journal of Physical Science and Application 7, 19-27 (2017)
  • Y.C. Ho, M.N.F Hoque, E. Stoneham, J. Warzywoda, T. Dallas, and Z. Fan, "Reduction of Oxygen Vacancy Related Traps in TiO2 and the Impacts on Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells", The Journal of Physical Chemistry  C121, 23939-23946 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08384


  • S. Li, J. Warzywoda, S. Wang, G. Ren, and Z. Fan, "Bacterial cellulose derived carbon nanofiber aerogel with lithium polysulfide catholyte for lithium–sulfur batteries", Carbon  124, 212-218 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2017.08.062
  • N. Islam, S. Li, G. Ren, Y. Zu, J. Warzywoda, S. Wang, and Z. Fan, "High-frequency electrochemical capacitors based on plasma pyrolyzed bacterial cellulose aerogel for current ripple filtering and pulse energy storage", Nano Energy  40, 107-114 (2017). 
  • Z. Fan, N. Islam, and S.B. Bayne, "Towards kilohertz electrochemical capacitors for filtering and pulse energy harvesting", Nano Energy  39, 306-320 (2017).
  • A. Eftekhari, and Z. Fan, "Ordered mesoporous carbon and its applications for electrochemical energy storage and conversion", Materials Chemistry Frontiers  1, 1001-1027 (2017).
  • S. Li, G. Ren, M.N.F. Hoque, Z. Dong, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Carbonized cellulose paper as an effective interlayer in lithium-sulfur batteries", Applied Surface Science 396, 637-643 (2017).


  • D.B. Desai, M.V. Zhelyeznyakov, S.A.S. Alanzi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Simulation study of dual-space microscopy", Applied Optics 55, 7294-7300 (2016).    https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.55.007294
  • S. Sen, I. Ahmed, B. Aljubran, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Fourier ptychographic microscopy using an infrared-emitting hemispherical digital condenser", Applied Optics 55, 6421-6427 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.55.006421
  • D.B. Desai, S. Sen, M.V. Zhelyeznyakov, W. Alenazi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Super-resolution imaging of photonic crystals using the dual-space microscopy technique", Applied optics  55, 3929-3934 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1364/ao.55.003929
  • M.N.F. Hoque, N. Islam, Z. Li, G. Ren, K. Zhu, and Z. Fan, "Ionic and optical properties of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite across the tetragonal–cubic structural phase transition",  ChemSusChem  9, 2692-2698 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201600949
  • G. Ren, S. Li, Z.X. Fan, M.N.F. Hoque, and Z. Fan, "Ultrahigh-rate supercapacitors with large capacitance based on edge oriented graphene coated carbonized cellulous paper as flexible freestanding electrodes", Journal of Power Sources  325, 152-160 (2016).
  • S. Li, T. Mou, G. Ren, J. Warzywoda, B. Wang, and Z. Fan, "Confining sulfur species in cathodes of lithium–sulfur batteries: insight into nonpolar and polar matrix surfaces", ACS Energy Letters  1, 481-489 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00182
  • M.N.F. Hoque, M. Yang, Z. Li, N. Islam, X. Pan, K. Zhu, and Z. Fan, "Polarization and dielectric study of methylammonium lead iodide thin film to reveal its nonferroelectric nature under solar cell operating conditions", ACS Energy Letters 1, 142-149 (2016).
  • G. Ren, M.N.F Hoque, J. Liu, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Perpendicular edge oriented graphene foam supporting orthogonal TiO2 (B) nanosheets as freestanding electrode for lithium ion battery", Nano Energy  21, 162-171 (2016).  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.01.010
  • G. Ren, S. Li, Z.X. Fan, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Soybean-derived hierarchical porous carbon with large sulfur loading and sulfur content for high-performance lithium–sulfur batteries",  Journal of Materials Chemistry  A4, 16507-16515 (2016).


  • H. Ekinci, V.V. Kuryatkov, D.L. Mauch, J.C. Dickens, and S.A. Nikishin, "Plasma etching of n-Type 4H-SiC for photoconductive semiconductor switch applications", Journal of Electronic Materials 44, 1300-1305 (2015). https://doi.org/ 10.1007/s11664-015-3658-z
  • LF Lastras-Martínez, NA Ulloa-Castillo, R Herrera-Jasso, R.E. Balderas-Navarro, A. Lastras-Martínez, M. Pandikunta, O. Ledyaev, V. Kuryatkov, and S. Nikishin, "Characterization of Si3N4/Si (111) thin films by reflectance difference spectroscopy", Japanese Journal of Applied Physics  54, 021501 (2015). http://dx.doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.54.021501
  • M.N.F. Hoque, G. Karaoglan-Bebek, M. Holtz, A.A. Bernussi, and Z. Fan, "High performance spatial light modulators for terahertz applications", Optics Communications350, 309-314 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2015.04.022
  • H.J. Tarigan, N. Kahler, N.S. Ramos, G. Kumar, and A.A. Bernussi, "Low reflectance of nano-patterned Pt-Cu-Ni-P bulk metallic glass", Applied Physics Letters  107, 021903 (2015).
  • M. Nazari, Y. Zhao, Z.Y. Fan, K. Ziemer, A.A. Bernussi, and M. Holtz, "Current-induced formation of stable M2-phase vanadium dioxide", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 135101 (2015).
  • D. Dominguez, M. Alhusain, N. Alharbi, A. Bernussi, and L.Grave de Peralta, "Fourier plane imaging microscopy for detection of plasmonic crystals with periods beyond the optical diffraction limit", Plasmonics  10, 1337-1344 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11468-015-9938-x
  • L. Grave de Peralta, "Metal slab superlens—negative refractive index versus inclined illumination: discussion", Journal of Optical Society of America A32, 1729-1735 (2015).
  • D.B. Desai, M.M.S. Aldawsari, B.M.H. Alharbi, S. Sen, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Comprehensive study of unexpected microscope condensers formed in sample arrangements commonly used in optical microscopy", Applied Optics  54, 7781-7788 (2015).   https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.54.007781
  • D.B. Desai, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Optical condensers formed in wet-mounting setup", Applied Optics  54, 3580-3587 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.54.003580
  • S. Sen, L. Molina, D. Cao, D.B. Desai, A.A. Bernussi, and L. Grave de Peralta, "Versatile optical microscopy using a reconfigurable hemispherical digital condenser", Biomedical Optics Express 6, 658-667 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.6.000658
  • N. Islam, M. Yang, K. Zhu, and Z. Fan, "Mesoporous scaffolds based on TiO 2 nanorods and nanoparticles for efficient hybrid perovskite solar cells", Journal of Materials Chemistry  A3, 24315-24321 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1039/C5TA06727H
  • G. Ren, M.N.F. Hoque, X. Pan, J. Warzywoda, and Z. Fan, "Vertically aligned VO 2 (B) nanobelt forest and its three-dimensional structure on oriented graphene for energy storage", Journal of Materials Chemistry A3, 10787-10794 (2015).  https://doi.org/10.1039/C5TA01900A

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