Published or In Press

(* denotes equal contribution)


3.Tailoring the energy distribution and loss of 2D plasmons. Xiao Lin, Nick Rivera, Josue J. Lopez, Ido Kaminer, Hongsheng Chen, and Marin Soljacic. In press.

2. Controlling directionality and dimensionality of radiation by perturbing separable bound states in the continuum. Nick Rivera, Chia Wei Hsu, Bo Zhen, Hrvoje Buljan, John Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljacic. Scientific Reports 6, 33394.

1.Shrinking light to allow forbidden transitions on the atomic scale. Nick Rivera*, Ido Kaminer*, Bo Zhen, John Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljacic. Science. 353, 6296.


(* denotes equal contribution)


1. Shaping polaritons to reshape selection rules. Francisco Machado*, Nick Rivera*, Hrvoje Buljan, Marin Soljacic, and Ido Kaminer. In review.



5. Turning forbidden transitions into dominant transitions: towards efficient sources of entangled light. Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science – Rochester, NY.

4. Making the forbidden allowed: new approaches to light emission. LeRoy Apker Award Selection Meeting – Washington DC.

3. Quantum nanophotonics at higher order: fast and efficient generation of multiple polaritons. Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO) – San Jose, CA.

2. Quantum nanophotonics beyond the dipole paradigm: selection rule collapse through highly confined polaritons. Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO) – San Jose, CA.


1. Separable bound states in the continuum: controlling the directionality and dimensionality of radiation. Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science (FiO/LS) – San Jose, CA.

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