Editor's Picks Collection: Semiconductor Photonics and Metamaterials

To honor OSA's centennial, JOSA B Centennial Editor Prem Kumar selected articles from a variety of topic areas that reflect the progression of each area over the journal's history. Below is a collection of articles in the area of Semiconductor Photonics and Metamaterials.

Note that this selection of articles is not meant to be exhaustive but authoritative, showing that significant contributions were made and continue to be made in this area.

  1. Scaling rules for multiphoton interband absorption in semiconductors

    B. S. Wherrett

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 1(1) 67-72 (1984)

  2. Basic mechanisms of the optical nonlinearities of semiconductors near the band edge

    H. Haug and S. Schmitt-Rink

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2(7) 1135-1142 (1985)

  3. New results on optical phase conjugation in semiconductor-doped glasses

    P. Roussignol, D. Ricard, J. Lukasik, and C. Flytzanis

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4(1) 5-13 (1987)

  4. Population pulsations and nondegenerate four-wave mixing in semiconductor lasers and amplifiers

    Govind P. Agrawal

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5(1) 147-159 (1988)

  5. Optical limiting with semiconductors

    E. W. Van Stryland, Y. Y. Wu, D. J. Hagan, M. J. Soileau, and Kamjou Mansour

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5(9) 1980-1988 (1988)

  6. Linear- and nonlinear-optical properties of semiconductor clusters

    Ying Wang, N. Herron, W. Mahler, and A. Suna

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6(4) 808-813 (1989)

  7. Photorefractive quantum wells: transverse Franz-Keldysh geometry

    Q. Wang, R. M. Brubaker, D. D. Nolte, and M.R. Melloch

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9(9) 1626-1641 (1992)

  8. Absorption and intensity-dependent photoluminescence measurements on CdSe quantum dots: assignment of the first electronic transitions

    A. I. Ekimov, F. Hache, M. C. Schanne-Klein, D. Ricard, C. Flytzanis, I. A. Kudryavtsev, T. V. Yazeva, A. V. Rodina, and Al. L. Efros

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(1) 100-107 (1993)

  9. Photonic band-gap structures

    E. Yablonovitch

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(2) 283-295 (1993)

  10. Photonic bands: simple-cubic lattice

    H. Sami Sözüer and Joseph W. Haus

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(2) 296-302 (1993)

  11. Photonic band structure and defects in one and two dimensions

    D. R. Smith, R. Dalichaouch, N. Kroll, S. Schultz, S. L. McCall, and P. M. Platzman

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(2) 314-321 (1993)

  12. Radiation properties of a planar antenna on a photonic-crystal substrate

    E. R. Brown, C. D. Parker, and E. Yablonovitch

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(2) 404-407 (1993)

  13. Generation and detection of terahertz pulses from biased semiconductor antennas

    P. Uhd Jepsen, R. H. Jacobsen, and S. R. Keiding

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 13(11) 2424-2436 (1996)

  14. Electronic structure and optical properties of PbS and PbSe quantum dots

    Inuk Kang and Frank W. Wise

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14(7) 1632-1646 (1997)

  15. Semiconductor laser amplifiers for ultrafast all-optical signal processing

    R. J. Manning, A. D. Ellis, A. J. Poustie, and K. J. Blow

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14(11) 3204-3216 (1997)

  16. Defect modes of a two-dimensional photonic crystal in an optically thin dielectric slab

    O. Painter, J. Vučković, and A. Scherer

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16(2) 275-285 (1999)

  17. Waveguide branches in photonic crystals

    Shanhui Fan, S. G. Johnson, J. D. Joannopoulos, C. Manolatou, and H. A. Haus

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18(2) 162-165 (2001)

  18. Nonlinear transmission and light localization in photonic-crystal waveguides

    Sergei F. Mingaleev and Yuri S. Kivshar

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19(9) 2241-2249 (2002)

  19. Optical nanotransmission lines: synthesis of planar left-handed metamaterials in the infrared and visible regimes

    Andrea Alù and Nader Engheta

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23(3) 571-583 (2006)

  20. Omnidirectional, polarization-insensitive and broadband thin absorber in the terahertz regime

    Yu Qian Ye, Yi Jin, and Sailing He

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27(3) 498-504 (2010)