Thomas Koschny

Assistant Scientist III
A512 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-4316
Fax 515-294-0689

Research Interests

  • Electromagnetic wave propagation
  • Metamaterials
  • Photonic crystals
  • Plasmonics
  • Materials with gain
  • Quantum Hall effect

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, University Leipzig, Germany, 2001
  • M.S. Physics, University Leipzig, Germany, 1997

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2007 – present Assistant Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 2004 – 2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ames Laboratory
  • 2003 – 2004 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • 2001 – 2003 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Braunschweig, Germany

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

Fang A A; Huang Z; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2012. Loss compensated negative index material at optical wavelengths. Photonics and Nanostructures-Fundamentals and Applications. 10:276-280. abstract
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Zou Y H; Tassin P; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2012. Interaction between graphene and metamaterials: split rings vs. wire pairs. Optics Express. 20:12198-12204. abstract
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Huang Z X; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2012. Theory of Pump-Probe Experiments of Metallic Metamaterials Coupled to a Gain Medium. Physical Review Letters. 108:187402. abstract
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Tassin P; Koschny T; Kafesaki M; Soukoulis C M . 2012. A comparison of graphene, superconductors and metals as conductors for metamaterials and plasmonics. Nature Photonics. 6:259-264. abstract
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Kurter C; Tassin P; Zhuravel A P; Zhang L; Koschny T; Ustinov A V; Soukoulis C M; Anlage S M . 2012. Switching nonlinearity in a superconductor-enhanced metamaterial. Applied Physics Letters. 100:121906. abstract
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Shen N H; Koschny T; Kafesaki M; Soukoulis C M . 2012. Optical metamaterials with different metals. Physical Review B. 85:075120. abstract
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Kurter C; Tassin P; Zhang L; Koschny T; Zhuravel A P; Ustinov A V; Anlage S M; Soukoulis C M . 2011. Classical Analogue of Electromagnetically Induced Transparency with a Metal-Superconductor Hybrid Metamaterial. Physical Review Letters. 107:043901. abstract
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Fang A A; Huang Z X; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2011. Overcoming the losses of a split ring resonator array with gain. Optics Express. 19:12688-12699. abstract
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Zhao R; Koschny T; Economou E N; Soukoulis C M . 2011. Repulsive Casimir forces with finite-thickness slabs. Physical Review B. 83:075108. abstract
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Zhao R; Zhang L; Zhou J; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2011. Conjugated gammadion chiral metamaterial with uniaxial optical activity and negative refractive index. Physical Review B. 83:035105. abstract
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