SHVETS, GENNADY

Gennady Shvets

Professor
Department of Physics


Theory and Simulations: laser-plasma interactions; plasma based accelerators; photonics; nano-plasmonics; Experiment: phonon-assisted nanoli

gena@physics.utexas.edu

Phone: 512-471-7371

Office Location
RLM 11.216

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
1 University Station C1600
Austin, TX 78712

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1995)

Research Interests

Theory and Simulations: laser-plasma interactions; plasma based accelerators; photonics; nano-plasmonics; Experiment: phonon-assisted nanolithography; compact surface-wave accelerators. Meta-materials and negative-index materials; photonics and plasmonics; nano-optics; advanced accelerators including photonic bandgap and plasma-based accelerators; high-field
femtosecond science; high energy density plasma physics and inertial confinement fusion.

Selected Publications

105."Plasmonic nano-protractor based on polarization spectro-tomography", Farbod Shafiei, Chihhui Wu, Yanwen Wu, Alexander B. Khanikaev, Patrick Putzke, Akshay Singh, Xiaoqin Li, and Gennady Shvets Nature Photonics 7, 367 (2013)

104."Photonic topological insulators", Alexander B. Khanikaev, S. Hossein Mousavi, Wang-Kong Tse, Mehdi Kargarian, Allan H. MacDonald, and Gennady Shvets Nature Materials 12, 233 (2013)

103. "Analytic model of electromagnetic fields around a plasma bubble in the blow-out regime", S. A. Yi, V. Khudik, C. Siemon, and G. Shvets Phys. Plasma. 20, 013108 (2013)

102. "Bright Betatronlike X Rays from Radiation Pressure Acceleration of a Mass-Limited Foil Target", Tong-Pu Yu, Alexander Pukhov, Zheng-Ming Sheng, Feng Liu, and Gennady Shvets Phys. Rev Lett. 110, 045001 (2013)

101. "Inductive Tuning of Fano-Resonant Meta-Surfaces Using Plasmonic Response of Graphene in Mid-Infrared", S. H. Mousavi, I. N. Kholmanov, K. B. Alici, D. Purtseladze, N. Arju, K. Tatar, D. Y. Fozdar, J. W. Suk, Y. Hao, A. B. Khanikaev, R. S. Ruoff, and G. Shvets Nano Letters, (2013)

  • Department of Energy Postdoctoral Fellow (1994)
  • DOE Office of Science Early Career Scientist Award (1999)
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2000)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (2008)
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America (2009)