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Mohsen Rahmani


School of Science & Technology


Professor in Nano-technology, Optics and Photonics

Royal Society Wolfson Fellow

UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellow

- Leader of Advanced Optics and Photonics Lab

- Editorial Board - Opto-Electronic Advances

- Chair – IEEE Nanotechnology Council, UK & Ireland Section

Career overview

- See my story here.

- My career at a glance:

2021 – present: Professor, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

2020 – 2021: Associate Professor, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

2016 – 2020: Fellow (/Lecturer), Fellow (/Senior Lecturer) Australian National University, Australia.

2013 – 2015: Research Associate, Imperial College London, UK.

2009 – 2013: Research Scholar, National University of Singapore, and, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore.

Research areas

Nano-materials: Design, modelling, fabrication and engineering of various kind of nano-materials, including metallic, dielectric, semiconductor nano-particles.

Nonlinear nano-photonics: All-optical conversation of light frequencies (colours) via engineered nano-crystals for NIR imaging, night-vision, detection of species’ health, etc.

Optical nano-sensing: Modelling and developing ultrasensitive nano-scale materials for gas/liquid detection of low concentration substances/biomarkers.

External activity

Editorial Board:

Guest Editor Nanomaterials (2020-2022)

Associate Editor of Opto-Electronic Advances (2018 – present)


Regular seminars on "Why study Physics, Maths and Engineering?"  for years 9 & 10  pupils (e.g.  here and here)

Key Awards and Honors:

  • 2020: Outstanding Editor Award, Opto-Electronic Advances (¥3,000 RMB);
  • 2018: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Careers for developing Tomorrow’s Technologies (AU$ 10,000);
  • 2018: Australian Optical Society Geoff Opat Early Career Researcher Prize (AU$ 1,500);
  • 2018: Australian National University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Academics;
  • 2017: Young Scientist Medal and Prize from the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (established in 1922 in Brussels), for outstanding contribution to the “Fundamental Aspects of Laser Physics and Photonics” (€1,000).

Recent Research News


77. K. Zanganeh Kamali, L. Xu, N. Gagrani, H. Tan, C. Jagadish, A. Miroshnichenko, D. Neshev, and M. Rahmani, “Electrically programmable solid-state metasurfaces via flash localised heating”, Light: Science and Application 12, 40 (2023);

76. L. Xu, D. Smirnova, R. Camacho-Morales, R. Aoni, K. Kamali, M. Cai, C. Ying, Z. Zheng, A. Miroshnichenko, D. N Neshev and M. Rahmani “Enhanced four-wave mixing from multi-resonant silicon dimer-hole membrane metasurfaces”, New Journal of Physics 24, 035002 (2022);

75.  L. Xu, and M. Rahmani, “Programmable structured surfaces can change the future of wireless communications”, Light Science & Applications 11, 196 (2022);

74. P. Hong, L. Xu, and M. Rahmani, “Dual bound states in the continuum enhanced second harmonic generation with Transition Metal Dichalcogenides monolayer”, Opto-Electronic Advances 2022, 5, 200097 (2022).

73. M. A. Weissflog, M. Cai, M. Parry, M. Rahmani, L. Xu, D. Arslan, A.Fedotova, G. Marino, M. Lysevych, H. Hoe Tan, C. Jagadish, A. Miroshnichenko, G. Leo, A. Sukhorukov, F. Setzpfandt. T. Pertsch, I. Staude, and D. Neshev, ‘Far-Field Polarization Engineering from Nonlinear Nanoresonators,’, ‘Far-Field Polarization Engineering from NonlinearNanoresonators’, Laser Photonics Rev. 2022, 2200183 (2022);

72. C. Zhou, L. Huang, R. Jin, L. Xu, G. Li, M. Rahmani, X. Chen, W. Lu, and A. Miroshnichenko. "Bound States in the Continuum in Asymmetric Dielectric Metasurfaces." Laser & Photonics Reviews 2022, 2200564 (2022);

71.  Z. Zheng, L. Xu, L. Huang, D. Smirnova, P. Hong, C. Ying, and M. Rahmani, “Boosting second-harmonic generation in the LiNbO3 metasurface using high-Q guided resonances and bound states in the continuum”, Physical Review B, 106, 125411 (2022);

70. P. Hong, L. Xu, C. Ying, and M. Rahmani, “Flatband mode in photonic moiré superlattice for boosting second-harmonic generation with monolayer van der Waals crystals”, Optics Letters 47, 2326-2329 (2022);

69. L. Zhang, K. Gao, F. Lu, L. Xu, M. Rahmani, L. Sun, F. Gao, W. Zhang, and T. Mei “ Visible-Band Chiroptical Meta-devices with Phase-Change Adjusted Optical Chirality”, accepted in Nano Letters, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c02739 (2022);

68. R. Camacho-Morales, L. Xu, H. Zhang, S. Ha, L. Krivitsky, A. Kuznetsovc, M. Rahmani, D. Neshev, 'Sum-frequency generation in high-Q GaP metasurfaces driven by leaky-wave guided modes', Nano Letters 22, 6141–6148 (2022);

67. D. Rocco, R. Morales, L. Xu, A. Zilli, V. Vinel, M. Finazzi, M. Celebrano, G. Leo, M. Rahmani, C. Jagadish, H. Tan, D. Neshev, C. De Angelis, “Second order nonlinear frequency generation at the nanoscale in dielectric platforms”, Advances in Physics: X 7, 2022992 (2022);

66. A. Komar, R. Aoni, L. Xu, M. Rahmani, A. Miroshnichenko, D. Neshev, “Edge Detection with Mie-Resonant Dielectric Metasurfaces”, ACS Photonics 8, 864-871 (2021)M. Nauman, J. Yan, D. de Ceglia, M. Rahmani, K. Zangeneh Kamali, C. De Angelis, A. E. Miroshnichenko, Y. Lu, and D. N. Neshev, “Tunable Unidirectional Nonlinear Emission from Transition-Metal-Dichalcogenide Metasurfaces”, Nature Communications 12, 5597 (2021), (IF: 14.92)

65. R. Aoni, S. Manjunath, B. Karawdeniya, K. Zangeneh Kamali, L. Xu, A. Damry, C. Jackson, A. Tricoli, A., Miroshnichenko, M. Rahmani, and D. Neshev, “Resonant dielectric metagratings for response intensified optical sensing”. Advanced Functional Materials, 2103143 (2021). (IF:18.81)

64. R. Camacho-Morales, D. Rocco, L. Xu, V. Gili, N. Dimitrov, L. Stoyanov, Z. Ma, A. Komar, M. Lysevych, F. Karouta, A. Dreischuh, H. Tan, G. Leo, C. De Angelis, C. Jagadish, A. E. Miroshnichenko, M. Rahmani, and D. Neshev, "Infrared upconversion imaging in nonlinear metasurfaces" Advanced Photonics 3, 036002 (2021). (IF: 13.58)

63. Z. Zheng, A. Komar, K. Zangeneh Kamali, J. Noble, L. Whichello, A. Miroshnichenko, M. Rahmani, D. Neshev, and L. Xu, "Planar narrow band-pass filter based on Si resonant metasurface", Journal of Applied Physics 130, 053105 (2021). IF:2.56

62. A. Canós Valero, E. Gurvitz, F. Benimetskiy, D. Pidgayko, A. Samusev, A. Evlyukhin, V. Bobrovs, D. Redka, M. Tribelsky, M. Rahmani, K. Kamali, A. Pavlov, A. Miroshnichenko, and A. Shalin, “Theory, observation, and ultrafast response of the hybrid anapole regime in light scattering”, Laser & Photonics Reviews 15, 2100114 (2021):

61. Y. Zhan, L. Zhang, M. Rahmani, V. Giannini, A. Miroshnichenko, M. Hong, X. Li, S. Maier, and D. Lei. "Synthetic Plasmonic Nanocircuits and the Evolution of Their Correlated Spatial Arrangement and Resonance Spectrum", ACS Photonics 8, 166-174 (2021). (IF: 6.88);

60. L. Huang, L. Xu, M. Rahmani, D. Neshev, and A. Miroshnichenko, “Pushing the Limit of High-Q Mode of a Single Dielectric Microcavity”, Advanced Photonics 3, 016004 (2021). (IF: NA);

59. Z. Fusco, M. Rahmani, T. Thanh, C. Ricci, A. Kiy, P. Kluth, E. Della Gaspera, N. Motta, D. Neshev, and A. Tricoli, "Photonic Fractal Metamaterials: A Metal–Semiconductor Platform with Enhanced Volatile‐Compound Sensing Performance", Advanced Materials 32, 2002471 (2020). (IF: 27.39),

58. L. Xu, M. Rahmani, Y. Ma, D. Smirnova, K. Kamali, F. Deng, Y. Chiang, L. Huang, H. Zhang, S. Gould, D. N Neshev, and A. E. Miroshnichenko, “Enhanced light-matter interactions in dielectric nanostructures via machine-learning approach”, Advanced Photonics 2, 026003 (2020). (IF: NA)

57. Y. Tanaka, P. Albella, M. Rahmani, V. Giannini, S. Maier, and T. Shimura, “Plasmonic linear nanomotor using lateral optical forces”, Science Advances 6, eabc3726 (2020). (IF: 13.11)

56. S. Lung, K. Wang, K. Kamali, J. Zhang, M. Rahmani, D. Neshev, and A. Sukhorukov, “Complex-birefringent metasurfaces for arbitrary polarization-pair transformations”, ACS Photonics 7, 3015-3022 (2020). (IF: 6.88)

55. S. Manjunath, M. Liu, V. Raj, R. A. Aoni, D. Powell, I. Shadrivov, and M. Rahmani, “Dual-region resonant meander metamaterial”, accepted in Advanced Optical Materials (2020). (IF: 8.28);

54. L. Xu, G. Saerens, M. Timofeeva, D. A Smirnova, I. Volkovskaya, M. Lysevych, R. Camacho-Morales, M. Cai, K. Zangeneh, L. Huang, F. Karouta, H. Tan, C. Jagadish, A. E. Miroshnichenko, R. Grange, D. Neshev, and M. Rahmani, “Forward and Backward Switching of Nonlinear Emission from GaAs Nanoantennas”, ACS Nano 14, 2, 1379–1389 (2020). (IF: 14.58);

53. S. Koutsares, S. Tanyi, R. Daniel, M. Savelev, M. Rahmani, D. Neshev, I. Shadrivov, and M. Noginov. "Low-loss volume modes in a lamellar hyperbolic metamaterial slab", JOSA B 37, 1065-1072, (2020). (IF: 2.42)

52. J. Sautter, L. Xu, A. Miroshnichenko, M. Lysevych, I. Volkovskaya, D. Smirnova, R. Camacho, K. Kamali, F. Karouta, K. Vora, H. Tan, M. Kauranen, I. Staude, C. Jagadish, D. Neshev, and M. Rahmani, “Tailoring Second-Harmonic emission from (111)-GaAs Nanoantennas”, Nano Letters 19, 3905-3911 (2019). (IF: 11.23)

51. K. Zangeneh Kamali, L. Xu, J. Ward, K. Wang, S. Manjath, G. Li, D. Neshev, A. Miroshnichenko, and Mohsen Rahmani, “Reversible Image Contrast Manipulation with Tunable Dielectric Metasurfaces”, Small 15, 1805142 (2019). (IF: 11.45)

50. M. Rahmani, G. Leo, I. Brener, A. Zayats, S. Maier, C. De Angelis, H. Tan, V. Flavio Gili, F. Karouta, R. Oulton, K. Vora, M. Lysevych, I. Staude, L. Xu, A. Miroshnichenko, C. Jagadish, and D. Neshev, “Nonlinear Frequency Conversion in Optical Nanoantennas and Metasurfaces”, Opto-Electronic Advances 1, 180021, (2019). (IF: N.A.)

49. L. Xu, and M. Rahmani, “Surface that perceives depth: 3D imaging with metasurfaces”, Advanced Photonics 1, 030501 (2019). (IF: N.A.)

48. R. Aoni, M. Rahmani, L. Xu, K. Zangeneh Kamali, A. Komar, J. Yan, D. Neshev and A. Miroshnichenko, “High-efficiency visible light manipulation using dielectric metasurfaces”, Scientific Reports 9,6510 (2019). (IF: 3.99)

47. M. Liu, Q. Yang, A. Rifat, V. Raj, A. Komar, J. Han, M. Rahmani, H. T Hattori, D. Neshev, D. Powell and I. Shadrivov, “Deeply Subwavelength Metasurface Resonators for Terahertz Wavefront Manipulation” Advanced Optical Materials 7, 1900736 (2019). (IF: 8.28)

46. R. Camacho, G. Bautista, X. Zang, L. Xu, L. Turquet, A. Miroshnichenko, H. Tan, A. Lamprianidis, M. Rahmani, C. Jagadish, D. Neshev, M. Kauranen, “Resonant harmonic generation in AlGaAs nanoantennas probed by vector beams”, Nanoscale 11, 1745 (2019). (IF: 6.85)

45. G. Marino, A. Solntsev, L. Xu, V. Gili, L. Carletti, A. Poddubny, M. Rahmani, D. Smirnova, H. Chen, A. Lemaître, G. Zhang, A. Zayats, C. De Angelis, G. Leo, A. Sukhorukov, and D. Neshev,  "Spontaneous photon-pair generation from a dielectric nanoantenna." Optica 6, 1416-1422 (2019). (IF: 9.77)

44. M. Morshed, Z. Li, B. C Olbricht, L. Fu, A. Haque, L. Li, A. A Rifat, M. Rahmani, A. Miroshnichenko, H. T Hattori, “High fluence chromium and tungsten Bowtie nano-antennas”, Scientific reports 9, 1-11 (2019). (IF: 3.99)

43. J. Ward, K. Z. Kamali, L. Xu, G. Zhang, A. E. Miroshnichenko, and M. Rahmani, “High-Contrast and Reversible Scattering Switching via Hybrid Metal-Dielectric Metasurfaces”, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 9, 460–467 (2018). (IF: 3.1)

42. Z. Fusco, M. Rahmani, R. Bo, T. Tran, M. Lockrey, N. Motta, D. Neshev and A. Tricoli, “High Temperature Large-Scale Self-Assembly of Faceted Monocrystalline Au Metasurfaces”, Advanced Functional Materials 30, 1806387 (2018). (IF: 16.83)

41. Z. Fusco, M. Rahmani, R. Bo, R. Verre, N. Motta, M. Käll, D. Neshev and A. Tricoli, “Nanostructured dielectric fractals on resonant plasmonic metasurfaces for selective and sensitive optical sensing of volatile compounds”, Advanced Materials 30, 1800931 (2018). (IF: 27.39)

40. L. Xu, M. Rahmani (equal first author), K. Zangeneh Kamali, A. Lamprianidis, L. Ghirardini, J. Sautter, R. Camacho-Morales, H. Chen, M. Parry, I. Staude, G. Zhang, D. Neshev, and A. Miroshnichenko “Resonantly Enhanced Third Harmonic Generation by an Anapole Resonator on a Mirror Surface“, Light: Science & Applications 7, 44 (2018). (IF: 14.09)

39. R. Aoni, M. Rahmani, L. Xu, and A. Miroshnichenko, “Hybrid Metasurface Based Tunable Near-perfect Absorber and Plasmonic Sensor”, Materials 11 (7), 1091 (2018). (IF: 2.99)

38. L. Xu, M. Rahmani, D. Smirnova, K. Zangeneh, G. Zhang, D. Neshev, A. Miroshnichenko, “Highly-efficient longitudinal SHG from doubly-resonant AlGaAs nanoantennas”, Photonics 5, 29 (2018). (IF: 2.14)

37. S. Chen, M. Rahmani, K. Li, A. Miroshnichenko, T. Zentgraf, G. Li, D. Neshev, and S. Zhang, “Third Harmonic Generation Enhanced by Multipolar Interference in Complementary Metasurfaces”, ACS Photonics 5, 1671–1675 (2018). (IF: 6.88)

36. E. Melik-Gaykazyan, S. S. Kruk, R. Camacho-Morales, L. Xu, M. Rahmani, K. Zangeneh Kamali, A. Lamprianidis, A. E. Miroshnichenko, A. Fedyanin, D. Neshev, and Y. Kivshar, "Selective Third-harmonic Generation by Structured Light in Mie-resonant Nanoparticles", ACS Photonics, 5, 728–733 (2018). (IF: 6.88)

35. G. Della, B. Hopkins, L. Ganzer, T. Stoll, M. Rahmani, S. Longhi, Y. Kivshar, C. De Angelis, D. Neshev, and G. Cerullo, “Nonlinear Anisotropic Metasurfaces for Ultrafast Nanophotonics”, ACS Photonics 2017, 4, 2129−2136 (2017). (IF: 6.88)

34. M. Rahmani, L. Xu, A. Miroshnichenko, A. Komar, R. Camacho-Morales, H. Chen, Y. Zarate, S. Kruk, G. Zhang, D. Neshev, and Y. Kivshar, “Reversible Thermal Tuning of All-Dielectric Metasurfaces”, Advanced Functional Materials 27, 1700580 (2017). (IF: 16.83)

33. S. Kruk, R. Camacho-Morales, L. Xu, M. Rahmani, D. Smirnova, L. Wang, H. Tan, C. Jagadish, D. Neshev, Y. Kivshar, “Nonlinear Optical Magnetism revealed by SHG in Nanoantennas”, Nano Letters 17, 3914-3918 (2017). (IF: 11.23)

32. L. Wang, S. Kruk, L. Xu, M. Rahmani, D. Smirnova, I. Kravchenko, D. Neshev, Y. Kivshar, “Shaping the third-harmonic radiation from silicon nanodimers”, Nanoscale 9, 2201-2206 (2017). (IF: 6.85)

31. M. Rahmani, A. Shorokhov, B. Hopkins, A. Miroshnichenko, M. Shcherbakov, R. Camacho, A. Fedyanin, D. Neshev, Y. Kivshar, “Nonlinear Symmetry Breaking in Symmetric Oligomers”, ACS Photonics 4, 454–461 (2017). (IF: 6.88)

30. S. Gennaro, M. Rahmani (equal first author), V. Giannini, H. Aouani, T. Sidiropoulos, M. Navarro, S. A Maier, Rupert F Oulton, “The Interplay of Symmetry and Scattering Phase in Second Harmonic Generation from Gold Nanoantennas”, Nano Letters 16, 5278-5285 (2016). (IF: 11.23)

29. R. Camacho-Morales, M. Rahmani, S. Kruk, L. Wang, L. Xu, D. Smirnova, A. Solntsev, A. Miroshnichenko, H. Tan, F. Karouta, S. Naureen, K. Vora, L. Carletti, C. De Angelis, C. Jagadish, Y. Kivshar, and D. Neshev, “Nonlinear generation of vector beams from AlGaAs nanoantennas”, Nano Letters 16, 7191–7197 (2016). (IF: 11.23)

28. G. Geraci, B. Hopkins, A. Miroshnichenko, B. Erkihun, D. Neshev, Y. Kivshar, S. Maier, and M. Rahmani, “Polarisation-Independent Scattering by Tailoring Asymmetric Plasmonic Systems”, Nanoscale 8, 6021-6027 (2016). (IF: 6.85)

27. F. D. Picca, R. Berte, M. Rahmani, P. Albella, J. Bujjamer, M. Poblet, E. Cortes, S. Maier, A. Bragas, “Tailored Hyper-sound Generation in Single Metallic Nanoantennas”, Nano Letters 16, 1428–1434 (2016). (IF: 11.23)

26. P. Nielsen, L. Lafone, A. Rakovich, T. P. H. Sidiropoulos, M. Rahmani, S. A. Maier, and R. F. Oulton, “Adiabatic Nanofocusing in Hybrid Gap Waveguides”, Nano Letters 16, 1410–1414 (2016). (IF: 12.27)

25. W. Zhang, M. Rahmani, W. Niu, S. Ravaine, M. Hong, X. Lu, “Tuning Interior Nanogaps of Double-shelled Au/Ag Nanoboxes for Enhanced Raman Scattering”, Scientific Reports 5, 8382 (2015). (IF: 3.99)

24. M. Caldarola, P. Albella, E. Cortés, M. Rahmani, T. Roschuk, G. Grinblat, R. F. Oulton, A. Bragas, and Stefan A. Maier, “Non-Plasmonic Nanoantennas for Surface Enhanced Spectroscopies with Ultra-low Heat Conversion”, Nature Communications 6, 7915 (2015). (IF: 12.12)

23. H. Aouani, M. Navarro-Cía, M. Rahmani, S. A. Maier, “Unveiling the Origin of Third Harmonic Generation in Hybrid ITO–Plasmonic Crystals”, Advanced Optical Materials 3, 1059-1065 (2015). (IF: 8.28)

22. W. A. Okell, T. Witting, D. Fabris, C. A. Arrell, J. Hengster, S. Ibrahimkutty, A. Seiler, M. Barthelmess, S. Stankov, D. Y. Lei, M. Rahmani, T. Uphues, S. A. Maier, J. P. Marangos, J. W. G. Tisch, “Temporal broadening of attosecond photoelectron wavepackets from solid surfaces”, Optica 2, 383-387 (2015). (IF: 9.26)

21. H. Aouani, M. Rahmani (equal first author), M. Navarro-Cia, S. Maier, “Third Harmonic Upconversion Enhancement from a Single Semiconductor Nanoparticle Coupled to a Plasmonic Antenna”, Nature Nanotechnology 9, 290–294 (2014). (IF: 31.53)

20. M. König, M. Rahmani (equal first author), D. Y. Lei, L. Zhang, T. R. Roschuk, V. Giannini, C. Qiu, M. Hong, S. Schlücker, S. Maier, “Unveiling the correlation between nanometer-thick molecular monolayer sensitivity and near-field enhancement in coupled plasmonic oligomers”, ACS Nano 8, 9188–9198 (2014). (IF: 14.58)

19. G. Grinblat, M. Rahmani, E. Cortés, M. Caldarola, D. Comedi, S. Maier, and A. Bragas “High-Efficiency Second Harmonic Generation from a Single Hybrid ZnO Nanowire/Au Plasmonic Oligomer”, Nano Letters 14, 6660–6665 (2014). (IF: 12.27)

18. A.Kuznetsov, A. E. Miroshnichenko, Y. Fu, V. Viswanatan, M. Rahmani, V. Valucas, Y. Kivshar, D. Pickard, B. Lukiyanchuk, “Split-Ball Resonator as a 3D Analogue of Planar Split-Rings”, Nature Communications 5, 3104 (2014). (IF: 12.12)

17. A Kiani, M Rahmani, S Manickam, B Tan, “Nanoceramics: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications”, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2, 528348 (2014). (IF: 2.23)

16. H. Aouani, M. Navarro-Cia, M. Rahmani, T. Sidiropoulos, M. Hong, R. Oulton, and S. Maier, "Multiresonant Broadband Optical Antennas as Tunable Nanosources of Second Harmonic Light", Nano Letters 12, 4997–5002 (2013). (IF: 11.23)

15. M. Rahmani, E. Yoxall, B. Hopkins, Y. Sonnefraud, Y. Kivshar, M. Hong, C. Phillips, S. A. Maier and A. E. Miroshnichenko, “Plasmonic Nanoclusters with Rotational Symmetry: Polarization-Invariant Far-field Response vs. Changing Near Field Distribution”, ACS Nano 7, 11138–11146  (2013). (IF: 14.58)

14. H. Aouani, M. Rahmani, H. Šípová, V. Torres, K. Hegnerová, M. Beruete, J. Homola, M. Hong, M. Navarro-Cía, and S. A. Maier, “Plasmonic Nanoantennas for Multispectral Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopies”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117,18620-18626 (2013). (IF: 4.48)

13. Y. Xiao, Y. Francescato, V. Giannini, M. Rahmani, T. Roschuk, A. Gilbertson, Y. Sonnefraud, C. Mattevi, M. Hong, L. Cohen, and S. Maier, Stefan, “Probing the Dielectric Response of Graphene via dual-band Resonators”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15, 5395-5399 (2013). (IF: 3.56)

12. E. Yoxall, M. Navarro-Cia, M. Rahmani, S. Maier and C. Phillips, “Widely Tunable s-SNOM Using Pulsed Quantum Cascade Lasers”, Applied Physics Letters 103, 213110 (2013). (IF: 3.52)

11. R. Fernandez-Garcia, M. Rahmani, M. Hong, Stefan A. Maier, and Y. Sonnefraud, “Use of a Gold Reflecting-Layer in Optical Antenna Substrates for Photoluminescence Enhancement”, Optics Express 21, 12552-12561 (2013). (IF: 3.56)

10. M. Rahmani, D. Lei, V.Giannini, B. Lukiyanchuk, M. Ranjbar, T. F. Liew, M. Hong, and S. Maier, “Subgroup Decomposition of Resonances in Oligomers:Modeling the Resonance Lineshape”, Nano Letters 12, 2101-2106 (2012). (IF: 11.23)

9. M. Rahmani, A. E. Miroshnichenko, D. Y. Lei, B. Luk’yanchuk, M. I. Tribelsky, A. I. Kuznetsov, Y. S. Kivshar, Y. Francescato, V. Giannini, M. Hong, and S. A. Maier, “Beyond the Hybridization Effects in Plasmonic Nanoclusters: Diffraction-Induced Enhanced Absorption and Scattering”, Small 10, 576–583 (2012). (IF: 11.45)

8. Z. Chen, M. Rahmani, G. Yandong, C. Chong, and M. Hong, “Realization of Variable 3D Terahertz Metamaterials Tubes for Resonance Tunability”, Advanced Materials 24, OP143–OP147 (2012). (IF: 27.39)

7. J. Yang, M. Rahmani, J. H. Teng, and M. Hong., “Magnetic-Electric Interference in Metal-Dielectric-Metal Oligomers: Generation of Fano Resonance”, Optical Materials Express 2, 1407-1415 (2012). (IF: 2.68)

6. H. Aouani, H. Sipova, M. Rahmani, M. Navarro-Cia, K. Hegnerova, J. Homola, M. Hong, and Stefan Maier, “Ultra-Sensitive Broadband Probing of Molecular Vibrational Modes with Multifrequency Antennas”, ACS Nano7, 669–675 (2012). (IF: 14.58)

5. M. Rahmani, B. Lukiyanchuk, and M. H. Hong,”Fano Resonances in Novel Plasmonic Nanostructures”, Laser & Photonics Reviews 7, 329–349 (2012). (IF: 9.05)

4. M. Rahmani, T. Tahmasebi, Y. Lin, B. Lukiyanchuk, T. Liew, and M. H. Hong, “Influence of Plasmon Destructive Interferences on Optical Properties of Gold Planar Quadrumers”, Nanotechnology 22, 245204 (2011). (IF: 3.39)

3. M. Rahmani, B. Lukiyanchuk, T. Nguyen, T. Tahmasebi, Y. Lin, T. Liew, and M. Hong, “Influence of Symmetry Breaking in Pentamers on Fano Resonance and Near-Field Energy Localization”, Optical Materials Express 1, 1409-1415 (2011). (IF: 2.68)

2. M. Rahmani, B. Lukiyanchuk, T. Tahmasebi, Y. Lin, T. Liew, and M. Hong, “Polarization-Controlled Spatial Localization of Near-Field Energy in Symmetric Oligomers”, Applied Physics A 107, 23-30 (2011). (IF: 1.78)

1. M. Rahmani, B. Lukiyanchuk, B. Ng, A. K. G. Tavakkoli, Y. F. Liew, and M. H. Hong, “Generation of Pronounced Fano Resonances and Tuning of Spatial Light Distribution in Plasmonic Pentamers”, Optics Express19, 4949-4956 (2011). (IF: 3.56)

Peer-reviewed Journal Papers  (as of Feb 2023)