Publications

Preprints

  • Towards maximum optical efficiency of ensembles of colloidal nanorods
    O. D. Miller, K. Park, and R. A. Vaia
    Submitted (2021). [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • High-NA optical edge detection via optimized multilayer films
    W. Xue and O. D. Miller
    Submitted (2021). [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • Quasinormal coupled mode theory
    H. Zhang and O. D. Miller
    Submitted (2020). [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • Minimum dielectric-resonator mode volumes
    Q. Zhao, L. Zhang, and O. D. Miller
    Submitted (2020). [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • Photonic design: From fundamental solar cell physics to computational inverse design
    O. D. Miller
    arXiv (PhD Thesis) (June 2012). [ arxiv | pdf ]

Published

  • Fundamental limits to the refractive index of transparent optical materials
    H. Shim, F. Monticone, and O. D. Miller
    Advanced Materials, 2103946 (2021). [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • Conservation-law-based global bounds to quantum optimal control
    H. Zhang, Z. Kuang, S. Puri, and O. D. Miller
    Physical Review Letters 127, 110506 (Sept. 2021). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Computational bounds to light–matter interactions via local conservation laws
    Z. Kuang and O. D. Miller
    Physical Review Letters 125, 263607 (Dec. 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Maximal single-frequency electromagnetic response
    Z. Kuang, L. Zhang, and O. D. Miller
    Optica 7, 1746–1757 (Nov. 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Tight bounds on the effective complex permittivity of isotropic composites and related problems
    C. Kern, O. D. Miller, and G. W. Milton
    Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 054068 (Nov. 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Optimal materials for maximum large-area near-field radiative heat transfer
    L. Zhang and O. D. Miller
    ACS Photonics 7, 3116–3129 (Nov. 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Approaching the upper limits of the local density of states via optimized metallic cavities
    W. Yao, M. Benzaouia, O. D. Miller, and S. G. Johnson
    Opt. Express 28, 24185–24197 (Aug. 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
    • Editors' Pick.
  • Tunable metasurface inverse design for 80% switching efficiencies and 144-degree angular deflection
    H. Chung and O. D. Miller
    ACS Photonics 7, 2236–2243 (July 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Maximal free-space concentration of electromagnetic waves
    H. Shim, H. Chung, and O. D. Miller
    Physical Review Applied 14, 014007 (July 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
    • Editors' Suggestion.
  • Optical materials for maximal nanophotonic response (Invited)
    H. Shim, Z. Kuang, and O. D. Miller
    Optical Materials Express 10, 1561–1585 (July 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • High-NA achromatic metalenses by inverse design
    H. Chung and O. D. Miller
    Optics Express 28, 6945–6965 (Mar. 2020). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Limits to surface-enhanced raman scattering near arbitrary-shape scatterers
    J. Michon, M. Benzaouia, W. Yao, O. D. Miller, and S. G. Johnson
    Opt. Express 27, 35189–35202 (Nov. 2019). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
    • Editors' Pick.
  • Scattering concentration bounds: Brightness theorems for waves
    H. Zhang, C. W. Hsu, and O. D. Miller
    Optica 6, 1321–1327 (Oct. 2019). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • From solar cells to ocean buoys: Wide-bandwidth limits to absorption by metaparticle arrays
    M. Benzaouia, G. Tokic, O. D. Miller, D. K. P. Yue, and S. G. Johnson
    Physical Review Applied 11, 034033 (Mar. 2019). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
    • Editors' Suggestion.
  • Fundamental limits to near-field optical response over any bandwidth
    H. Shim, L. Fan, S. G. Johnson, and O. D. Miller
    Physical Review X 9, 011043 (Mar. 2019). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Optimal nanoparticle forces, torques, and illumination fields
    Y. Liu, L. Fan, Y. E. Lee, N. X. Fang, S. G. Johnson, and O. D. Miller,
    ACS Photonics 6, 395–402 (Feb. 2019). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Maximal spontaneous photon emission and energy loss from free electrons
    Y. Yang*, A. Massuda, C. Roques-Carmes, S. E. Kooi, T. Christensen, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, O. D. Miller*, I. Kaminer*, and M. Soljacic,
    Nature Physics 14, 894–899 (Sept. 2018). [ doi | pdf ]
  • Active radiative thermal switching with graphene plasmon resonators
    O. Ilic, N. H. Thomas, T. Christensen, M. C. Sherrott, M. Soljacic, A. J. Minnich, O. D. Miller, and H. A. Atwater
    ACS Nano 12, 2474–2481 (Mar. 2018). [ doi | pdf ]
  • Limits to the optical response of graphene and two-dimensional materials
    O. D. Miller, O. Ilic, T. Christensen, M. T. H. Reid, H. A. Atwater, J. D. Joannopoulos, M. Soljacic, and S. G. Johnson
    Nano Letters 17, 5408–5415 (Aug. 2017). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Topologically enabled optical nanomotors
    O. Ilic, I. Kaminer, B. Zhen, O. D. Miller, H. Buljan, and M. Soljacic,
    Science Advances 3, e1602738 (June 2017). [ doi | pdf ]
  • General theory of spontaneous emission near exceptional points
    A. Pick, B. Zhen, O. D. Miller, C. W. Hsu, F. Hernandez, A. W. Rodriguez, M. Soljacic, and S. G. Johnson
    Optics Express 25, 12325–12348 (May
    2017). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
    • Selected as Editor's Pick article.
  • Low-loss plasmonic dielectric nanoresonators
    Y. Yang*, O. D. Miller*, T. Christensen, J. D. Joannopoulos, and M. Soljacic,
    Nano Letters 17, 3238–3245 (Apr. 2017). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Computational inverse design of non-intuitive illumination patterns to maximize optical force or torque
    Y. E. Lee, O. D. Miller, M. T. H. Reid, S. G. Johnson, and N. X. Fang,
    Optics Express 25, 6757–66 (Mar. 2017). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Perfect single-sided radiation and absorption without mirrors
    H. Zhou, B. Zhen, C. W. Hsu, O. D. Miller, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, and M. Soljacic
    Optica 3, 1079–86 (Oct. 2016). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Giant frequency-selective near-field energy transfer in active–passive structures
    C. Khandekar, W. Jin, O. D. Miller, A. Pick, and A. W. Rodriguez
    Physical Review B 94, 115402 (Sept. 2016). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Optically thin metallic films for high-radiative-efficiency plasmonics
    Y. Yang, B. Zhen, C. W. Hsu, O. D. Miller, J. D. Joannopoulos, and M. Soljacic,
    Nano Letters 16, 4110–4117 (May 2016). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Efficient broad- and tunable-bandwidth optical extinction via aspect-ratio-tailored silver nanodisks
    E. Anquillare, O. D. Miller, C. W. Hsu, B. G. DeLacy, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and M. Soljacic
    Optics Express 24, 10806–16 (May 2016). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Fundamental limits to optical response in absorptive systems
    O. D. Miller, A. G. Polimeridis, M. T. Homer Reid, C. W. Hsu, B. G. DeLacy, J. D. Joannopoulos, M. Soljacic, and S. G. Johnson
    Optics Express 24, 3329–64 (Feb. 2016). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Shape-independent limits to near-field radiative heat transfer
    O. D. Miller, S. G. Johnson, and A. W. Rodriguez
    Physical Review Letters 115, 204302 (Nov. 2015). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
    • Selected by APS as an Editor's Suggestion
    • Featured in APS Viewpoint article.
    • Highlighted in SPIE newsroom article.
  • Inverse optical design
    O. D. Miller and E. Yablonovitch
    Encyclopedia of Applied and Computational Mathematics, 729–732 (Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2015). [ doi ]
  • Optimization of sharp and viewing-angle-independent structural color
    C. W. Hsu, O. D. Miller, S. G. Johnson, and M. Soljacic
    Optics Express 23, 9516–9526 (Apr. 2015). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Coherent plasmon-exciton coupling in silver platelet–J-aggregate nanocomposites
    B. G. DeLacy, O. D. Miller, C. W. Hsu, Z. Zander, S. Lacey, R. Yagloski, A. W. Fountain, E. Valdes, E. Anquillare, M. Soljacic, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos
    Nano Letters 15, 2588–2593 (Feb. 2015). [ doi ]
  • Effectiveness of thin films in lieu of hyperbolic metamaterials in the near field
    O. D. Miller, S. G. Johnson, and A. W. Rodriguez
    Physical Review Letters 112, 157402 (Apr. 2014). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Fundamental limits to extinction by metallic nanoparticles
    O. D. Miller, C. W. Hsu, M. T. H. Reid, W. Qiu, B. G. DeLacy, J. D. Joannopoulos, M. Soljacic, and S. G. Johnson
    Physical Review Letters 112, 123903 (Mar. 2014). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Light trapping textures designed by electromagnetic optimization for subwavelength thick solar cells
    V. Ganapati, O. D. Miller, and E. Yablonovitch
    IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 4, 175–182 (Jan. 2014). [ doi | arxiv | pdf ]
  • Adjoint shape optimization applied to electromagnetic design
    C. M. Lalau-Keraly, S. Bhargava, O. D. Miller, and E. Yablonovitch
    Optics Express 21, 21693–21701 (Sept. 2013). [ doi | pdf ]
  • Layer-by-layer self-assembly of plexcitonic nanoparticles
    B. G. DeLacy, W. Qiu, M. Soljacic, C. W. Hsu, O. D. Miller, S. G. Johnson, and J. D. Joannopoulos
    Optics Express 21, 19103–19112 (Aug. 2013). [ doi | pdf ]
  • The opto-electronics of solar cells
    E. Yablonovitch and O. D. Miller
    IEEE Photonics Soc. News (Research Highlight) 27, 4–5 (Feb. 2013). [ pdf ]
  • Near-field electromagnetic theory for thin solar cells
    A. Niv, M. Gharghi, C. Gladden, O. D. Miller, and X. Zhang
    Physical Review Letters 109, 138701 (Sept. 2012). [ doi | pdf ]
  • Strong internal and external luminescence as solar cells approach the Shockley–Queisser limit
    O. D. Miller, E. Yablonovitch, and S. R. Kurtz
    IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 2, 303–311 (July 2012). [ doi | pdf ]
  • Rectification by charging: Contact-induced current asymmetry in molecular conductors
    O. D. Miller, B. Muralidharan, N. Kapur, and A. W. Ghosh
    Physical Review B 77, 125427 (Mar. 2008). [ doi | pdf ]

Online

  • Photon torpedoes and rytov pinwheels: Integral-equation modeling of non-equilibrium fluctuation-induced forces and torques on nanoparticles
    M. T. H. Reid, O. D. Miller, A. G. Polimeridis, A. W. Rodriguez, E. M. Tomlinson, and S. G. Johnson
    Online (2017). [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • Power–bandwidth limitations of an optical resonance
    O. D. Miller, C. W. Hsu, E. Anquillare, J. D. Joannopoulos, M. Soljacic, and S. G. Johnson
    Online. [ arxiv | pdf ]
  • Silicon color filters for light-recycling displays
    E. C. Regan, Y. Shen, A. Massuda, O. D. Miller, and M. Soljacic
    Online. [ arxiv | pdf ]