Tom G. Mackay — Conference Papers


  1. B. Michel, A. Lakhtakia, W.S. Weiglhofer and T.G. Mackay, 'The incremental and differential Maxwell Garnett formalisms for bianisotropic composites,' Proceedings of Bianisotropics 2000, 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, A.M. Barbosa and A.L. Topa, editors, Lisbon, Portugal, 27-30, 2000.

  2. T.G. Mackay and W.S. Weiglhofer, 'Numerical homogenization studies of biaxial bianisotropic composite materials,' Proceedings of Bianisotropics 2000, 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, A.M. Barbosa and A.L. Topa, editors, Lisbon, Portugal, 237-240, 2000.

  3. T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and W.S. Weiglhofer, 'Strong-property-fluctuation theory for homogenization of bianisotropic composites,' Proceedings of Bianisotropics 2000, 8th International Conference on Electromagnetics of Complex Media, A.M. Barbosa and A.L. Topa, editors, Lisbon, Portugal 31-34, 2000.

  4. T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and W.S. Weiglhofer, 'Homogenization of bianisotropic composites via strong-property-fluctuation theory,' Proceedings of the 17th URSI Commission B International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Victoria, Canada, 377-379, 2001.

  5. W.S. Weiglhofer, A. Lakhtakia and T.G. Mackay, 'Propagation and radiation in a material combining mirror conjugation and racemic chirality,' Proceedings of the URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Victoria, Canada, 193-195, 2001.

  6. T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and W.S. Weiglhofer, 'The strong-property-fluctuation theory applied to the homogenisation of linear bianisotropic composites,' SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology. Complex Mediums II: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia, W.S. Weiglhofer and I.J. Hodgkinson, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 4467, 243-255, 2001.

  7. T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and W.S. Weiglhofer, 'Trilocally approximated strong-permittivity-fluctuation theory for nonlinear composite mediums,' SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology. Complex Mediums III: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, Seattle, USA; A. Lakhtakia, G. Dewar and M.W. McCall, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 4806, 100-111, 2002.

  8. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Voigt wave propagation via homogenization,' SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology. Complex Mediums IV: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, San Diego, USA; M.W. McCall and G. Dewar, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5218, 173-180, 2003.

  9. T.G. Mackay, 'Anisotropic nonlinear dielectric composites based on ellipsoidal particulate geometries,' SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology. Complex Mediums IV: Beyond Linear Isotropic Dielectrics, San Diego, USA; M.W. McCall and G. Dewar, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5218, 233-243, 2003.

  10. T.G. Mackay, 'Homogenization via the strong-property-fluctuation theory with nonzero depolarization volume,' SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology. Complex Mediums V: Light and Complexity, Denver, USA; M.W. McCall and G. Dewar, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5508, 95-104, 2004.

  11. T.G. Mackay, 'Homogenization giving rise to unusual metamaterials,' SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology: Nanomodeling, Denver, USA; A. Lakhtakia and S.A. Maksimenko, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5509, 34-45, 2004.

  12. A. Lakhtakia, T.G. Mackay and S. Setiawan, 'Negative-phase-velocity propagation of electromagnetic waves in the relativistic context,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2005. Complex Mediums VI: Light and Complexity, San Diego, USA; M.W. McCall, G. Dewar and M.A. Noginov, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5924, 592407, 2005.

  13. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Interacting percolation thresholds in three-phase particulate dielectric composites,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2005. Complex Mediums VI: Light and Complexity, San Diego, USA; M.W. McCall, G. Dewar and M.A. Noginov, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 5924, 59240K, 2005.

  14. T.G. Mackay, 'Conceptualization of metamaterials as homogenized composites,' International Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics. XXXI Symposium of the Optical Society of India, Dehradun, India, IT-OMSD-6, 2005.

  15. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Enhancement of group velocity via homogenization: isotropic and anisotropic dielectric scenarios,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2006: Nanomodeling II, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia and S.A. Maksimenko, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 6328, 63280H, 2006.

  16. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Metamaterial phenomenons via uniform motion,' SPIE Photonics Europe 2007: Metamaterials II, Prague, Czech Republic; V. Kuzmiak, P. Markos and T. Szoplik, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 6581, 6581OA, 2007.

  17. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'A simple recipe for negatively refracting metamaterials via homogenization,' SPIE Photonics Europe 2007: Metamaterials II, Prague, Czech Republic; V. Kuzmiak, P. Markos and T. Szoplik, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 6581, 6581O5, 2007.

  18. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'On negative reflection in a bianisotropic medium,' SPIE Photonics Europe 2008: Metamaterials III, Strasbourg, France; N.P. Johnson, E. Özbay, R.W. Ziolkowski and N.I. Zheludev, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 6987, 69871X, 2008.

  19. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Light emission from a point-dipole source embedded in a metal-capped chiral sculptured thin film,' SPIE Photonics Europe 2008: Nanophotonics II, Strasbourg, France; D.L. Andrews, J.-M. Nunzi and A. Ostendorf, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 6988, 69880B, 2008.

  20. T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and A.J. Duncan, 'On limitations of conventional approaches to homogenization applied to uniaxial dielectric composite materials,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2009: Nanostructured Thin Films II, San Diego, USA; G.B. Smith, A. Lakhtakia and C.-C. Lee, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 7404, 740406, 2009.

  21. A.J. Duncan, T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'On the homogenization of piezoelectric metamaterials via the strong-property-fluctuation theory: a numerical study,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2009: Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications II, San Diego, USA; M.A. Noginov, N.I. Zheludev, A.D. Boardman and N. Engheta, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 7392, 73920K, 2009.

  22. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'On the theory of optical sensing via infiltration of sculptured thin films,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2010: Nanostructured Thin Films III, San Diego, USA; R.J. Martín-Palma, Y.-J. Jen and A. Lakhtakia, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 7766, 77660O, 2010.

  23. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'A plethora of negative-refraction phenomenons in relativistic and non-relativistic scenarios,' Proceedings of the 20th URSI Commission B International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Berlin, Germany, 927-930, 2010.

  24. T.H. Anderson, T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Geometric-optical studies for metamaterial representations of curved spacetime,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2011: Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications IV, San Diego, USA; A.D. Boardman, N. Engheta, M.A. Noginov and N.I. Zheludev, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8093, 80931N, 2011.

  25. S.S. Jamaian and T.G. Mackay, 'On dipole emission from an infiltrated chiral sculptured thin film,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2011: Nanostructured Thin Films IV, San Diego, USA; R.J. Martín-Palma, Y.-J. Jen and T.G. Mackay, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8104, 81040F, 2011.

  26. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Modeling sculptured thin films as platforms for surface-plasmonic-polaritonic optical sensing,' International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications 11, Turin, Italy, 102-105, 2011.

  27. T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and S.S. Jamaian, 'Chiral sculptured thin films as integrated dual-modality optical sensors,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2012: Nanostructured Thin Films V, San Diego, USA; T.G. Mackay, Y.-J. Jen and R.J. Martín-Palma, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8465, 84650X, 2012.

  28. T.G. Mackay, 'Optimizing the sensitivity of porous thin film optical sensors,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2012: Nanostructured Thin Films V, San Diego, USA; T.G. Mackay, Y.-J. Jen and R.J. Martín-Palma, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8465, 84651B, 2012.

  29. T.H. Anderson and T.G. Mackay, 'Optimizing absorptance in nanostructured thin films,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2013: Nanostructured Thin Films VI, San Diego, USA; T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia, Y.-J. Jen and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8818, 881816, 2013.

  30. T.G. Mackay, 'An investigation into Voigt wave propagation for optical sensing,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2013: Nanostructured Thin Films VI, San Diego, USA; T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia, Y.-J. Jen and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8818, 88180A, 2013.

  31. T.H. Anderson, M. Faryad, T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Towards numerical simulation of nonhomogeneous thin-film silicon solar cells,' Photonics West 2014: Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices III, San Francisco, USA; A. Freundlich and J-F Guillemoles, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 8981, 898115, 2014.

  32. T.G. Mackay, 'Voigt waves in electro-optic homogenized composite materials,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2014: Nanostructured Thin Films VII, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia, T.G. Mackay and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9172, 91720I, 2014.

  33. A. Lakhtakia and T.G. Mackay, 'Axions, surface states, and the Post constraint in electromagnetics,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2015: Nanostructured Thin Films VIII, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia, T.G. Mackay and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9558, 95580C, 2015.

  34. T.G. Mackay, 'Nanoengineered composite materials with giant dielectric anisotropy,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2015: Nanostructured Thin Films VIII, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia, T.G. Mackay and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9558, 95580E, 2015.

  35. T.G. Mackay, 'Nanoengineered hyperbolic materials for optical sensing applications,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2015: Nanostructured Thin Films VIII, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia, T.G. Mackay and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9558, 955815, 2015.

  36. T.G. Mackay and A. Lakhtakia, 'Metamaterial models of curved spacetime,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2015: Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2015, San Diego, USA; N. Engheta, M.A. Noginov and N.I. Zheludev, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9544, 95442K, 2015.

  37. T.H. Anderson, M. Faryad, T.G. Mackay, A. Lakhtakia and R. Singh, 'Combined optical-electrical finite-element simulations of thin-film solar cells - preliminary results,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2015: Thin Films for Solar and Energy Technology VII, San Diego, USA; L.A. Eldada and M.J. Heben, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9561, 956102, 2015.

  38. T.G. Mackay and A.Lakhtakia, 'On gain in homogenized composite materials,' SPIE Optics & Photonics 2016: Nanostructured Thin Films IX, San Diego, USA; A. Lakhtakia, T.G. Mackay and M. Suzuki, editors; Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 9929, 99290M, 2016.


(Updated: 29-09-16)