Ahmed Mekawy

  • Doctoral Student, Alù group, Photonics Initiative

Publications

M. Khatoniar, R. Bushati, A. Mekawy, F. Dirnberger, A. Alù, and V. M. Menon, “Relaxing Symmetry Rules for Nonlinear Optical Interactions in Van der Waals Materials via Strong Light–Matter Coupling,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 503-510, (2022) 

H. Li, A. Mekawy, and A. Alù, “Gain-Free Parity-Time Symmetry for Evanescent Fields,” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 127, 014301 (2021). 

A. Mekkawy, and A. Alù, “Hyperbolic Surface Wave Propagation in Mid-Infrared Metasurfaces with Extreme Anisotropy,” Journal of Physics: Photonics, Special Issue ‘Focus on Metaphotonics and Metaoptics', Vol. 3, No. 3, 034006 (2021) (invited paper). 

A. Mekawy, H. Li, Y. Ra’di, and A. Alù, “Parametric Enhancement of Radiation from Electrically Small Antennas,” Physical Review Applied, Vol. 15, 054063 (2021). 

A. Makkawy, D. L. Sounas, and A. Alù, “Free-Space Nonreciprocal Transmission Based on Nonlinear Coupled Fano Metasurfaces,” Photonics, Special Issue on Advances in Complex Media Electromagnetics, Vol. 8, No. 5, 139 (2021), (invited paper). 

S. A. Mann, N. Nookala, S. C. Johnson, M. Cotrufo, A. Mekkawy, J. F. Klem, I. Brener, M. B. Raschke, A. Alù, and M. A. Belkin, “Ultrafast Optical Switching and Power Limiting in Intersubband Polaritonic Metasurfaces,Optica, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 606-613, (2021). 

S. A. Mann, A. Mekkawy, and A. Alù, “Broadband Field Localization, Density of States, and Nonlinearity Enhancement in Nonreciprocal and Topological Hotspots,Physical Review Applied, Vol. 15, No. 3, 034064 (2021). [Editors’Suggestion] 

A. Mekawy, and A. Alù, “Giant Midinfrared Nonlinearity Based on Multiple Quantum Well Polaritonic Metasurfaces,” Nanophotonics, Special Issue Frontiers of Optics and Photonics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 667-678,  (2020(invited paper). 

H. Li, A. Mekawy, A. Krasnok, and A. Alù, “Virtual Parity-Time Symmetry,Physical Review Letters, Vol. 124, No. 19, 193901 (2020).