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

Kafesaki M; Tsiapa I; Katsarakis N; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M; Economou E N . 2007. Left-handed metamaterials: The fishnet structure and its variations. Physical Review B. 75:235114. abstract
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Moussa R; Wang B; Tuttle G; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2007. Effect of beaming and enhanced transmission in photonic crystals. Physical Review B. 76:235417. abstract
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Zhou J F; Koschny T; Soukoulis C M . 2007. Magnetic and electric excitations in split ring resonators. Optics Express. 15:17881-17890. abstract
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Soukoulis C M; Koschny T; Zhou J F; Kafesaki M; Economou E N . 2007. Magnetic response of split ring resonators at terahertz frequencies. Physica Status Solidi B-Basic Solid State Physics. 244:1181-1187. abstract
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Koschny T; Zhou J; Soukoulis C M; Kuzmiak V; Markos P . 2007. Magnetic response and negative refractive index of metamaterials - art. no. 658103. Metamaterials II. 6581:58103-58103. abstract
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