Symposium E
Progress in Metamaterials Research

Programme Chair:
Yuri S. KIVSHAR, Australian National University, Australia
 
Members:
Andrea ALU, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Pavel BELOV, ITMO University, Russia
Filiberto BILOTTI, University "Roma Tre", Italy
Allan D. BOARDMAN, University of Salford, UK
Igal BRENER, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Mark BRONGERSMA, Stanford University, USA
Nader ENGHETA, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Nicholas X. FANG, MIT, USA
Andrey FEDYANIN, Moscow University, Russia
Andrea FRATALOCCHI, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Maria KAFESAKI, FORTH – IESL, Greece
Mikhail LAPINE, University Technology Sydney, Australia
Andrei LAVRINENKO, Danish Technical University, Denmark
Joshua Le-Wei LI, Monash University, Malaysia
Boris LUKYANCHUK, Data Storage Institute A*STAR, Singapore
Stefan MAIER, Imperial College London, UK
Francisco MEDINA-MENA, University of Seville, Spain
Ekmel OZBAY, Bilkent University, Turkey
Nicolae PANOIU, University College London, UK
J. Roy SAMBLES, Exeter University, UK
José SANCHEZ-DEHESA, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Vladimir M. SHALAEV, Purdue University, USA
Gennady SHVETS, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Concita SIBILIA, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Costas SOUKOULIS, Iowa State University, USA
Anatoly V. ZAYATS, King's College London, UK
Xiang ZHANG, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Nikolay I. ZHELUDEV, University of Southampton, UK
Lei ZHOU, Fudan University, China
 
Mario AGIO, University of Siegen, Germany
Sergei BOZHEVOLNYI, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Igal BRENER, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Che Ting CHAN / Wen Jie CHEN, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Johan CHRISTENSEN, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Marcello FERRERA, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Vincenzo GALDI, University of Sannio, Italy
Anthony GRBIC, University of Michigan at Ann Harbor, USA
Arseniy KUZNETSOV, A*STAR, Singapore
Mikhail LAPINE, University Technology Sydney, Australia
Jensen LI, University of Birmingham, UK
Natalia M. LITCHINITSER, University of New York, Buffalo, USA
Ekmel OZBAY, Bilkent University, Turkey
Willie J. PADILLA, Duke University, USA
Carsten ROCKSTUHL, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Ilya SHADRIVOV, Australian National University, Australia
Isabelle STAUDE, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
Shulin SUN, Fudan University, China
Jason VALENTINE, Vanderbilt University, USA
Ventsislav K. VALEV, University of Bath, UK
Ewold VERHAGEN, AMOLF Institute, Netherlands
Nikolay I. ZHELUDEV / T.A. RAYBOULD, University of Southampton, UK
 
Metamaterials belong to the class of artificial materials that can be engineered to exhibit properties that cannot be found in nature such as the negative index of refraction. Metamaterials offer the exciting new opportunities for controlling and modifying the flow of electromagnetic radiation. In combination with conventional materials, artificially engineered electromagnetic metamaterials open new ways to a number of applications in microwave, tetrahertz and photonic devices that range from super-resolution optical instruments and microwave antennas to photonic signal processing circuits. More recent developments include the expanding studies of metasurfaces, all-dielectric metamaterials, and hybrid metamaterials and metadevices incorporating graphene and other two-dimensional materials. Research is also very active on mechanical metamaterials, especially acoustic metamaterials designed to control, direct and manipulate acoustic, infrasonic and ultrasonic waves. This Symposium seeks to enlighten recent progress and stimulate an open discussion among experts of this multidisciplinary fascinating area of research with a view on the perspectives opened by exploring its potential in present and forecast applications.
Session Topics

E-1 Physics and modelling of metamaterials systems

E-2 Microwave and THz metamaterials

E-3 All-dielectric metamaterials and metasurfaces

E-4 Nonlinear, tunable and active metamaterials

E-5 Applications of metamaterials and metadevices

E-6 Antenna, nanoantenna and waveguide applications, transformation optics, superlenses

E-7 Acoustic and mechanical metamaterials

E-8 Novel concepts and applications of metasurfaces and metadevices

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