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Full articles in refereed journals

Letters in refereed journals

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Citations in popular literature

 


 

 

Full articles in refereed journals

 

 

   1)  C. Pfeiffer and A. Grbic, “A Printed, Broadband Luneburg Lens Antenna”, IEEE Transactions on

        Antennas and Propagation, accepted March 2010.

 

   2)  G. Gok and A. Grbic, “Tensor Transmission-Line Metamaterials”, IEEE Transactions on 
        Antennas and Propagation
, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. , May
 2010.

 

   3)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, “The Design of Broadband, Volumetric NRI Media Using
         Multiconductor Transmission-Line Analysis
”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and
         Propagation
, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. ,
 May 2010.

 

   4)  A. Grbic and R. Merlin, “Near-field focusing plates and their design”, IEEE Transactions on

 

        Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 3159-3165, October 2008.

 

   5)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, “Super-resolution focusing using volumetric, broadband NRI 

 

         media,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 2963 – 2969,

         September 2008.

 

   6)  A. Grbic, L. Jiang, R. Merlin, “Near-Field Plates: Subdiffraction focusing with patterned

        surfaces,” Science, vol. 320, no. 5874, pp.  511-513, April 25, 2008.

 

   7)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, "Volumetric negative refractive index medium exhibiting broadband

        negative permeability", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 102, 013904, July 2007.   

 

   8)  D. Pissoort, E. Michielssen, A. Grbic, "An electromagnetic crystal green function multiple

       scattering technique for arbitrary polarizations, lattices and defects", Journal of Lightwave

       Technology, vol. 25, no. 2, pp 571-583, February 2007.   

 

   9)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Practical limitations of subwavelength resolution using

       negative-refractive-index transmission-line lenses,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and

       Propagation, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 3201-3209, October 2005.

 

   10)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “An isotropic three dimensional negative-refractive-index

        transmission-line metamaterial,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 98, pp. 043106, August 2005.

 

   11)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Negative refraction, growing evanescent waves and sub-

       diffraction imaging in loaded-transmission-line metamaterials”, IEEE Transactions on 

       Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 2297- 2305, December 2003.

 

   12)  A. Grbic and G. V. Eleftheriades, “Periodic analysis of a 2-D negative refractive index

        transmission-line structure“, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (Special Issue

        on Metamaterials), vol. 51, no. 10, pp. 2604-2611, October 2003.

 

   13) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “ Experimental verification of backward-wave radiation from

        a negative refractive index metamaterial”, Journal of Applied Physics, vol 92, no. 10, Nov 15,

        2002, pp. 5930-5935.

 

   14) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Leaky CPW-based slot antenna arrays for millimeter-wave 

        applications”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. AP-50, no. 11, pp. 1494-

        1504, ╬Łovember 2002.

 

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Letters in refereed journals:

 
   1) G. Gok and A. Grbic, "Full-Wave Verification of Tensor Transmission-Line Metamaterials", IEEE
       Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
, vol. 9, pp. 48 - 51, February 2010.

 

 

 

  2) M.F. Imani and A. Grbic, "Tailoring near-field patterns with concentrically corrugated plates",

         Applied Physics Letters, vol. 95, pp. 111107, September 2009.

 

  3)  M.F. Imani and A. Grbic, “Near-field focusing with a corrugated surface” IEEE Antennas and

         Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 8, 4 pages, May 2009.

    

   4)  T. Andrade, A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Growing evanescent waves in continuous

         transmission-line grid media”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 15, no.

         2, pp. 131-133, February 2005.

 

   5)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Overcoming the diffraction limit with a planar left-handed

        transmission-line lens”, Physical Review Letters, vol. 92, no. 11, 117403, 4 pages, March 19,

        2004 (front cover of the March issue).

 

   6)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Sub-wavelength focusing using a negative-refractive-index

        transmission-line lens”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 2, pp. 186-189,

        2003.

 

   7)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Dispersion analysis of a microstrip based negative refractive

        index periodic structure”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 13, no. 4,

        pp. 155-157, April 2003.

 

   8)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Growing evanescent waves in negative-refractive-index

        transmission-line media”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 82, no. 12, pp. 1815-1817, March 24,

        2003.

 

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Refereed conference or symposium proceedings:

 

 

   1)  M.F. Imani and A. Grbic, “Design and implementation of near-field plates,” 3rd

        International Conference on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics

        (Metamaterials ’09), 3 pages, London, England, August 30 - September 4 2009.

 

   2)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, “Broadband, low-loss negative permeability and negative-index

        media for free-space applications,” IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, pp.

        209-212, Boston MA, June 15-20 2009. 

 

   3)  M.F. Imani and A. Grbic, “Subwavelenth focusing with a corrugated metalic plate", IEEE

        International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Charleston SC, June 1-5 2009.

 

 

   4)  A.M. Patel and A. Grbic, “A printed leaky-wave antenna with a sinusoidally-modulated surface

        reactance", IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Charleston SC,

        June 1-5 2009.

 

   5)  C. Pfeiffer and A. Grbic, “A 2D broadband, printed Luneburg Lens Antenna", IEEE

        International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Charleston SC, June 1-5 2009.

 

   6)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, “Design equations for broadband, volumetric NRI media,” 2nd

        International Conference on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics

        (Metamaterials ’08), 3 pages, Pamplona, Spain, September 21-26 2008 (invited).

 

   7)  R. Merlin, L. Jiang and A. Grbic, “Near-field plates: subwavelength focusing and radiationless

        interference,” 2nd International Conference on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in

        Microwaves and Optics (Metamaterials ’08), 3 pages, Pamplona, Spain, September 21-26

        2008 (invited).

 

   8)  A. Grbic, L. Jiang and R. Merlin, “Near-field focusing plates,” IEEE MTT-S International

       Microwave Symposium, pp. 209-212, Atlanta GA, June 15-20, 2008. 

 

   9)  A. Grbic, L. Jiang and R. Merlin, “Near-field focusing plates: theory and experiment,”

       Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (CLEO

       QELS), 2 pages, San Jose CA, May 4-9 2008.

 

   10)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, “Modeling of volumetric negative-refractive-index media using

        multiconductor transmission-line analysis,” Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society

        (ACES) Conference, 4 pages, Niagara Falls, Canada, March 30-April 4 2008 (invited).

 

   11)  A. Grbic, “Left-handed lens metrics”, International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory

       (EMTS), Ottawa Canada, 4 pages, July 26-28 2007 (http://www.ursi.org/B/EMTS_2007/O4-

       18/2-Grbic118.pdf).

 

   12)  S.M. Rudolph and A. Grbic, “A printed-circuit implementation of a broadband volumetric

        negative-refractive-index medium,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and

        Propagation, Honolulu HW, pp. 2542-2545, June 9-15 2007.

 

   13)  A. Grbic, “A 2-D composite medium exhibiting broadband negative permittivity and

        permeability,” accepted at the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation,

        Albuquerque, NM, pp. 4133-4136, July 9-14 2006.

 

   14)  R. Andrade, A. Grbic, G.V. Eleftheriades, “Growing evanescent waves in continuous microstrip

        grid containing meandered lines,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and

        Propagation, Washington, DC, vol. 1A, pp. 39-42, July 3-8, 2005.

 

   15) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “A 3-D Negative-Refractive-Index Transmission-Line

        Medium,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2A, pp. 14-17,

        Washington DC, July 2005.   

 

   16) G.V. Eleftheriades, A. Grbic and A.K. Iyer, “Enabling electromagnetic applications of

         negative-refractive-index transmission-line metamaterials (part I)”, International Symposium

         on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM/URSI), 4 pages, Ottawa, ON,

         July 20-23, 2004.

 

   17) G.V. Eleftheriades, A. Grbic and M. Antoniades, “Negative-refractive-index transmission-line

         metamaterials and enabling electromagnetic applications”, IEEE International Symposium on

         Antennas and Propagation, Monterey, CA, vol. 2, pp. 1399-1402, June 20-26 2004.

 

   18) A.K. Iyer, A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Sub-wavelength focusing in loaded transmission 

        line negative refractive index metamaterials”, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave

        Symposium, Philadelphia PA, pp. 200-202, June 8-13, 2003.

 

   19) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “ A backward-wave antenna based on negative refractive

        index L-C networks”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, San

        Antonio, TX, vol. 4, pp. 340-343, June 16-21 2002.

 

   20) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “A new leaky uniplanar linear slot antenna array at 30 GHz”,

        URSI Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Victoria, 4 pages, May 2001.

 

   21) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “A novel leaky millimeter-wave linear slot array for wireless

        communications”, Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics

        (ANTEM), Winnipeg, pp. 451-454, August 2000.

 

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Refereed conference summaries or abstracts:

 

   1)  S.M. Rudolph, C. Pfeiffer and A. Grbic, “Broadband negative-refractive-index media:

       analytical modeling and free space measurements,” XXIX General Assembly of the

       International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Chicago IL, Aug 7-16, 2008.

 

   2)  Mohammadreza F. Imani and A. Grbic, “An analytical investigation of near-field plates,” XXIX

       General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Chicago IL, Aug 7-16,

       2008 (invited).

 

   3)  A. Grbic, L. Jiang, R. Merlin, “Near-field focusing plates: theory and experiments”,

       International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences

       (ICCES), Honolulu HI, March 17-22, 2008 (invited).   

 

   4)  A. Grbic, L. Jiang, R. Merlin, “An experimental near-field focusing plate,” American Physical

       Society (APS) March Meeting, New Orleans LA, March 10-14, 2008.

 

   5)  A, Grbic, L. Jiang, R. Merlin, “Near-field focusing plates, USNC-URSI National Radio Science

       Meeting, vol. B6-6, Jan 3-6, 2008.

 

   6)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, "Plasmonic metamaterials with a negative refractive index,"

       USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, July 9-14 2006 (invited).

 

   7)  G.V. Eleftheriades, A. Grbic and A.K. Iyer, “Focusing in transmission-line negative-refractive-

        index metamaterials”, The 89th Optical Society of America (OSA) Annual Meeting, Tucson,

        AZ, Oct. 18-19, 2005.

 

   8)  A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Resolution bounds to imaging with negative-refractive-index

       transmission-line lenses”, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January

       5-8, 2005.

 

   9)  G.V. Eleftheriades, M.A. Antoniades, A. Grbic, A. Iyer, R. Islam, “Electromagnetic applications

       of negative-refractive-index transmission-line metamaterials”, 27th ESA Antenna Technology

       Workshop on Innovative Periodic Antennas, pp. 21-28, March 9-11, 2004.

 

   10) G.V. Eleftheriades, A. Grbic, A.K. Iyer, M.A. Antoniades and R. Islam, “Enabling RF/microwave

        devices using negative refractive-index transmission-line metamaterials”, IEEE Workshop on

        Metamaterials for Microwave and (Sub) Millimetre Wave Applications, London UK, November

        2003.

 

   11) A. Grbic, G.V. Eleftheriades, "Surpassing the diffraction limit with a planar left-handed

        transmission-line lens", Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), Honolulu

        HI, October 2003.

 

   12) A. Grbic and G.V. Eleftheriades, “Sub-wavelength focusing and dispersion characteristics of

        negative refractive index transmission line media”, USNC, CNC/URSI North American Radio

        Science Meeting, Columbus OH, pp. 21, June 22-27, 2003.

 

   13) G.V. Eleftheriades, A.K Iyer, A. Grbic and O. Siddiqui, "Negative refractive index

        metamaterials based on L-C loaded transmission lines", Progress In Electromagnetic

        Research Symposium (PIERS), Boston MA, July 2002.

 

   14) A. Grbic, “A Novel Leaky Millimeter-Wave Linear Slot Array”, CITO’s (Communication and

        Information Technology Ontario) Knowledge Network Conference, Nepean, ON. October

        2000. One of twelve CITO students selected from the province of Ontario to present their

        research in “Meeting Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders” session.

 

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Citations in popular Literature

Our research activities have been cited in the following popular articles: 

 

   1)  Melinda Rose, "PECASE Funds Photonics Work," Photonics Media,

        http://www.photonics.com/Content/ReadArticle.aspx?ArticleID=38848, July 13 2009.

 

   2)  Mason Inman, "Simple 'superlens' sharpens focusing power," New Scientist

        http://technology.newscientist.com/channel/tech/dn13771-simple-superlens-

        sharpens-focusing-power.html, April 24 2008. 

 

   3)  Sourish Basu, "New superlens brings everything into focus," Scientific American,

         http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=BBCD5C39-E7F2-99DF-

         31F888172DD02D36, July 12, 2007.

 

   4)  J.B. Pendry and D.R. Smith, "The quest for the superlens," Scientific American, pp. 

        60-67, http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=the-quest-for-the-superle, July 

        2006. 

 

   5)  R.C. Johnson, "Composite metamaterials enable ‘perfect lens’", EE Times, pp. 4, 

         issue 1340, Sep 27, 2004.

 

   6)  D.R. Smith, J.B. Pendry and M.C.K. Wiltshire, "Metamaterials and negative 

        refractive index", Science, pp. 788-792, vol. 305, August 6, 2004.

 

   7)  J.B. Pendry and D.R. Smith, "Reversing light with negative refraction", Physics 

        Today, pp. 37, vol. 57, June 2004.

 

   8)  D.R. Smith, "Beating the diffraction limit", Physics World, May 2004.

 

   9)  Alex Stone, "A new way of looking at things", Discover Magazine Online, May 27,

        2004.

 

   10)  "Perfect lens has sharpest view", New Scientist, pp. 18, April 3, 2004.

 

   11) Ian S. Osborne, "Editor’s choice highlights of recent literature: Negative refraction 

         hits the spot", Science, vol. 304, pp 173, April 9, 2004.

 

   12) Geoff Brunfiel, "Pentagon attempts to bend light to its will", Nature, pp. 245, vol. 

         428, March 18, 2004.

 

   13) K. Krieger, "Lens once deemed impossible now rules the waves" in News of the 

         Week, Science, pp. 1597, vol. 303, March 12, 2004.

 

   14) P. Schewe and B. Stein, "Sub-wavelength lensing", Physics News Update (The 

         American Institute of Physics Bulletin of Physics News), no. 675, March 3, 2004.

 

   15) "R & D roundup: leaky slot antenna array suits millimeter-wave applications", 

          Microwaves and RF Magazine, pp. 48, April 2003.

 

   16) George Marsh, "Topsy-turvy world of materials", Materials Today, pp. 18-23. 

          January 2003.