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

Plum E; Zhou J; Dong J; Fedotov V A; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M; Zheludev N I . 2009. Metamaterial with negative index due to chirality. Physical Review B. 79:035407. abstract
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Diem M; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2009. Wide-angle perfect absorber/thermal emitter in the terahertz regime. Physical Review B. 79:033101. abstract
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Wang B N; Zhou J F; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2008. Nonlinear properties of split-ring resonators. Optics Express. 16:16058-16063. abstract
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Economou E N; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2008. Strong diamagnetic response in split-ring-resonator metamaterials: Numerical study and two-loop model. Physical Review B. 77:092401. abstract
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Zhou J F; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2008. An efficient way to reduce losses of left-handed metamaterials. Optics Express. 16:11147-11152. abstract
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Soukoulis C M; Zhou J F; Koschny T; Kafesaki M; Economou E N . 2008. The science of negative index materials. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter. 20:304217. abstract
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Dai W; Wang B; Koschny T; Soukoulis C A . 2008. Experimental verification of quantized conductance for microwave frequencies in photonic crystal waveguides. Physical Review B. 78:073109. abstract
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Zhou J F; Koschny T; Kafesaki M; Soukoulis C M . 2008. Size dependence and convergence of the retrieval parameters of metamaterials. Photonics and Nanostructures-Fundamentals and Applications. 6:96-101. abstract
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Penciu R S; Aydin K; Kafesaki M; Koschny T; Ozbay E; Economou E N; Soukoulis C M . 2008. Multi-gap individual and coupled split-ring resonator structures. Optics Express. 16:18131-18144. abstract
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Kafesaki M; Koschny T; Zhou J; Katsarakis N; Tsiapa I; Economou E N; Soukoulis C M . 2007. Electromagnetic behaviour of left-handed materials. Physica B-Condensed Matter. 394:148-154. abstract
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