Kante Group

Journal Articles


B. Bahari, A. Ndao, F. Vallini, A. El Amili, Y. Fainman, B. Kanté, “Nonreciprocal lasing in topological cavities of arbitrary geometries", Science 10.1126/science.aao4551 (2017)

L. Y. Hsu, M. Dupré, A. Ndao, J. Yellowhair, B. Kanté, “Local phase method for designing and optimizing metasurface devices", Opt. Express 25, 24974 (2017)

M. Dupré, L. Y. Hsu, B. Kanté, “Towards Random Metasurface based Devices", arXiv:1708.07865 (2017)

B. Bahari, F. Vallini, T. Lepetit, R. Tellez-Limon, J. H. Park, A. Kodigala, Y. Fainman, B. Kanté, “Integrated and Steerable Vortex Lasers using Bound States in Continuum", arXiv:1707.00181 (2017)

A. Kodigala, Q. Gu, T. Lepetit, B. Bahari, and B. Kante, “Mechanically stable conjugate and suspended lasing membranes of bridged nano-cylinders ", Opt. Mater. Express 7, 2980 (2017).

J-H. Park, A. Kodigala, A. Ndao, and B. Kanté, “Hybridized Metamaterial Platform for Nano-Scale Sensing", Opt. Express 25, 15590 (2017)

L. Y. Hsu, M. Dupré, A. Ndao, and B. Kanté, “From Parabolic-Trough to Metasurface-Concentrator: Assessing Focusing in the Wave-Optics Limit", Opt. Letters , 1520 (2017)

A. Kodigala*, T. Lepetit*, Q. Gu*, B. Bahari, Y. Fainman, and B. Kanté,"Lasing Action from Photonic Bound States in Continuum", Nature 541, 196 - 199 (2017)

J. S. T. Smalley, F. Vallini, S. Montoya, L. Ferrari, S. Shahin, C. T. Riley, B. Kante, E. E. Fullerton, Z. Liu, Y. Fainman, “Luminescent Hyperbolic Metasurfaces", Nature Communications 7, 13793 (2017)


J. Li, W. Liu, T. Li, I. Rozen, J. Zhao, B. Bahari, B. Kanté and J. Wang, “Swimming Microrobot Optical Nanoscopy", Nano Letters, 16, 6604 (2016)

A. Kodigala, T. Lepetit, and B. Kanté, “Exceptional Points in Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Nanostructures", Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communication) 94, 201103 (2016).

B. Bahari, R. Tellez-Limon, and B. Kanté, “Directive and Enhanced Spontaneous Emission Using Shifted Cubes Nanoantenna”, J. Appl. Phys. 120, 093106 (2016).

B. Bahari, R. Tellez-Limon, and B. Kanté, “Topological Terahertz Circuits Using Semiconductors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 143501 (2016).

R. Tellez-Limon, B. Bahari, L. Y. Hsu, J-H. Park, A. Kodigala, and B. Kanté, “Integrated metaphotonics: symmetries and confined excitation of LSP resonances in a single metallic nanoparticle”, Opt. Express 24, 13875 (2016).


T. Lepetit and B. Kanté, “Metasurfaces: Simultaneous Stokes Parameters”, Nature Photonics 9, 709 (2015).

J. S. T. Smalley, F. Vallini, S. Shahin, B. Kante, and Y. Fainman, “Gain-Enhanced High-k Transmission through Metal-Semiconductor Hyperbolic Metamaterials”, Opt. Mat. Express 5, 2300-2312 (2015).

A. Chen, A. Kodigala, T. Lepetit and B. Kanté, “Multipoles of even/odd split-ring resonators”, Photonics, 2, 883-892 (2015).

L.Y. Hsu, T. Lepetit and B. Kanté, “Extremely Thin Dielectric Metasurface for Carpet Cloaking”, Progress In Electromagnetics Research, 152, 33-40 (2015).

T. Lepetit and B. Kanté, “Nonlinear optics: Metamaterial quasi-phase matching”, Nature Photonics 9, 148 (2015).

K. O’Brien , H. Suchowski , J. Rho, A. Salandrino, B. Kante, X. Yin, and X. Zhang,“Predicting nonlinear properties of metamaterials from the linear response” Nature Materials 14, 379 (2015).

T. Lepetit and B. Kanté, “Cramér-Rao Bounds for Determination of Electric and Magnetic Susceptibilities in Metasurfaces”, Opt. Express 23, 226798 (2015).

A. Kodigala, T. Lepetit and B. Kante, “Engineering resonance dynamics of plasmon hybridized systems”, Journal of Applied Physics. 117, 023110 (2015).


T. Lepetit and B. Kanté, “ Controlling Multipolar Radiation with Symmetries for Electromagnetic Bound States in the Continuum”, Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communication) 90, 241103 (2014).

J. S. T. Smalley, F. Vallini, B. Kanté, Y. Fainman, “Modal Amplification in Active Waveguides with Hyperbolic Dispersion at Telecommunication Frequencies”, Opt. Express 22, 21088 (2014).

S. Yang, X. Ni, X. Yin, B. Kante, P. Zhang, J. Zhu, Y. Wang, and  X. Zhang, “ Feedback-driven self-assembly of symmetry-breaking optical metamaterials in solution” Nature Nanotechnology 9, 1002 (2014).

B. Kanté, D. Germain, and A. de Lustrac, “ Near Field Imaging of Refraction via the Magnetic Field” Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 021909 (2014).

Prior to UCSD (2008-2013)

M. Gharghi, E. Fathi, B. Kanté, S. Sivoththaman, and X. Zhang. “Heterojunction silicon microwire solar cells ” Nano letters 12.12 (2012): 6278-6282.

B. Kanté, Y-S. Park, K. O’Brien, D. Shuldman, N. D. Lanzillotti Kimura, Z. J. Wong, X. Yin, and X. Zhang. “Symmetry breaking and optical negative index of closed nanorings” Nature communications 3 (2012): 1180.

K. O’Brien, N. D. Lanzillotti-Kimura, H. Suchowski, B. Kanté, P. Park, X. Yin, and X. Zhang. “Reflective interferometry for optical metamaterial phase measurements” Optics letters 37.19 (2012): 4089-4091.

B. Kanté, K. O’Brien, A. Niv, X. Yin, and X. Zhang. “Proposed isotropic negative index in three-dimensional optical metamaterials” Physical Review B 85.4 (2012): 041103.

B. Kanté, A de Lustrac, J.-M. Lourtioz. “ Low loss negative index metamaterials with one type of meta-atom” Photonics and Nanostructures-Fundamentals and Applications 8.2 (2010): 112-119.

B. Kanté, D. Germain, A. de Lustrac. “Experimental demonstration of a nonmagnetic metamaterial cloak at microwave frequencies” Physical Review B 80.20 (2009): 201104.

S. N. Burokur, A. Sellier, B. Kanté, A. de Lustrac. “Symmetry breaking in metallic cut wire pairs metamaterials for negative refractive index” Applied Physics Letters 94.20 (2009): 201111.

A. Sellier, S. N. Burokur, B. Kanté, A. de Lustrac. “Negative refractive index metamaterials using only metallic cut wires ” Opt. Express 17, 6301 (2009).

B. Kanté, A de Lustrac, J.-M. Lourtioz. “In-plane coupling and field enhancement in infrared metamaterial surfaces ” Physical Review B 80.3 (2009): 035108.

B. Kanté, Boubacar, Jean-Michel Lourtioz, and André de Lustrac. “Infrared metafilms on a dielectric substrate” Physical Review B 80.20 (2009): 205120.

B. Kanté, S. N. Burokur, A. Sellier, A. de Lustrac, J.-M. Lourtioz. “ Controlling plasmon hybridization for negative refraction metamaterials” Physical Review B 79.7 (2009): 075121.

B. Kanté, A. de Lustrac, J.-M. Lourtioz, S. N. Burokur. “Infrared cloaking based on the electric response of split ring resonators” Optics express 16.12 (2008): 9191-9198.

B. Kanté, A. de Lustrac, J.-M. Lourtioz, F. Gadot. “Engineering resonances in infrared metamaterials” Optics express 16.10 (2008): 6774-6784.

B. Kanté, A. Ourir, S. N. Burokur, F. Gadot, A. de Lustrac. “Metamaterials for optical and radio communications” Comptes Rendus Physique 9.1 (2008): 31-40.

Book and Book Chapters

A. de Lustrac, S. N. Burokur, P-H. Tichit, B. Kanté, R. Ghasemi and D. Germain “Space Coordinate Transformation and Applications” in Metamaterials, edited by Xun-Ya Jiang, InTech ISBN 978-953-51-0591-6.

A. de Lustrac, S. N. Burokur, B. Kanté, A. Sellier and D. Germain “Design and Characterization of Metamaterials for Optical and Radio Communications” in Metamaterials,  edited by Xun-Ya Jiang, InTech ISBN 978-953-51-0591-6.

B. Kanté «Metamaterials, From Microwaves to Optics: Theory and Applications» EDP SCIENCES ISBN 978-2-7598-0537-2.