Publications

  1. Luke Thatcher, Parker Fairfield, Lázaro Merlo-Ramírez and Juan M. Merlo, Experimental observation of topological phase transitions in a mechanical 1D-SSH model. Phys. Scr. 97, 035702 (2022).                  https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1402-4896/ac4ed2
  2. J. M. Merlo, X. Wu, K. Kempa, M. J. Naughton, All-optical logic gates based on anomalous Floquet photonic topological insulator structures. J. Opt. 23, 065001 (2021).   https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2040-8986/abf8cd/meta
  3. Yitzi M. Calm, Luke D’Imperio, Nathan T. Nesbitt, J. M. Merlo, Aaron H. Rose, Chaobin Yang, Krzysztof Kempa, Michael J. Burns, Michael J. Naughton, Optical confinement in the nanocoax: coupling to the fundamental TEM-like mode. Opt. Express 28, 32152-32164 (2020).   https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/fulltext.cfm?uri=oe-28-21-32152&id=440996
  4. Rose, J. Dunklin, H. Zhang, J. M. Merlo, J. van de Lagemaat, Plasmon-mediated coherent superposition of discrete excitons under strong exciton-plasmon coupling in few-layer MoS2 at room temperature. ACS Photonics7, 1129–1134 (2020).   https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsphotonics.0c00233
  5. L. D’Imperio, A.E. Valera, J.R. Naughton, M.M. Archibald, J. M. Merlo, T.C. Connolly, M.J. Burns, T.C. Chiles, M.J. Naughton, An extended core nanocoax pillar architecture for enhanced molecular detection sensitivity. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 134, 1 (2019).  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0956566319302519?via%3Dihub
  6. C. Yang, J. M. Merlo, L. A. D’Imperio, A. H. Rose, Y. M. Calm, B. Han, J. Gao, G. Zhou, M. J. Burns, K. Kempa, M. J. Naughton, All-solution-processed micro/nanowires with electroplate welding as transparent conducting electrodes. Phys. Status Solidi 1900010 (2019).  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/pssr.201900010
  7. S. Wu, F. Ye, J. M. Merlo, M. J. Naughton, K. Kempa, Topologically protected photonic edge states in the visible in plasmo-gyroelectric metamaterials. Adv. Opt. Mat. 1800119 (2018).   https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/adom.201800119
  8. C. Yang, J. M. Merlo, J. Kong, Z. Xian, B. Han, G. Zhou, J. Gao, M. J. Burns, K. Kempa, M. J. Naughton, All-solution-processed, scalable, self-cracking Ag network transparent conductor. Phys. Status Solidi A, 1700504(2017).  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pssa.201700504
  9. M. Calm, J. M. Merlo, M. J. Burns, M. J. Naughton, From Airy to Abbe: quantifying the effects of wide-angle focusing for scalar spherical waves. Journal of Optics 19, 105608 (2017).  https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2040-8986/aa8965
  10. J. M. Merlo, N. T. Nesbitt, Y. M. Calm, A. H. Rose, L. D’Imperio, C. Yang, M. J. Burns, K. Kempa, M. J. Naughton, Wireless communication system via nanoscale plasmonic antennas. Scientific Reports 6, 31710 (2016).  https://www.nature.com/articles/srep31710
  11. T. Nesbitt, J. M. Merlo, A. H. Rose, Y. M. Calm, K. Kempa, M. J. Burns, M. J. Naughton, Aluminum Nanowire Arrays via Directed Assembly. Nano Letters 15, 7294–7299 (2015).  https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02408
  12. Kong, A. H. Rose, C. Yang, J. M. Merlo, M. J. Burns, M. J. Naughton, and K. Kempa, Hot electron plasmonic-protected solar cell. Opt. Express 23, 1087- 1095 (2015).  https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/fulltext.cfm?uri=oe-23-19-A1087&id=324014
  13. Rizal, J. M. Merlo, M. J. Burns, T. C. Chiles and M. J. Naughton, Nanocoaxes for optical and electronic devices. Analyst 140, 39-58 (2015) (JOURNAL COVER).  https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2015/an/c4an01447b
  14. J. M. Merlo, F. Ye, B. Rizal, M. J. Burns, M. J. Naughton, Leakage radiation microscope for observation of non-transparent samples. Opt. Express 22, 22895-22904 (2014).  https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/fulltext.cfm?uri=oe-22-19-22895&id=301296
  15. J. M. Merlo, F. Ye, B. Rizal, M. J. Burns, M. J. Naughton, Near-field observation of light propagation in nanocoax waveguides. Opt. Express 22, 14148-14154 (2014).  https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/fulltext.cfm?uri=oe-22-12-14148&id=289502
  16. Ye, J. M. Merlo, M. J. Burns, M. J. Naughton, Optical and electrical mapping of surface plasmon cavity modes. Nanophotonics 3, 1, 33-49 (2014).  https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/nanoph-2013-0038/html
  17. J. M. Merlo, V. Coello, R. Cortés, J. F. Aguilar, A. Flores-Rosas, Influence of the probe-sample interaction angle on image formation in apertureless scanning near field optical microscope. Modern Physics Letters B 28, 1450205 (2014).  https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0217984914502054
  18. J. M. Merlo, A. Flores-Rosas, D. Antonio-Torres, J. A. Reyes-Avendaño, S. Mendoza-Vazquez, Resonance frequency as a function of the time needed by epoxic glue to fix a probe. Rev. Mex. Fis. 60, 142 (2014).          https://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=57031047008
  19. J. M. Merlo, J. F. Aguilar, E. Martí-Panameño, R. Cortés, V. Coello, Angle dependence of the interaction distance in the shear force technique. Rev. Sci. Inst. 82, 083704 (2011).  https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.3624691
  20. J. M. Merlo, J. F. Aguilar, H. González-Hernández, N. A. Caballero, Properties of the near field interactions produced by spherical nanoparticles. Proceedings of SPIE 8011, 801141 (2011).  https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/8011/1/Properties-of-the-near-field-interactions-produced-by-spherical-nanoparticles/10.1117/12.903412.short?SSO=1
  21. Cortes, V. Coello, P. Segovia, C. Garcia, J. M. Merlo, J. F. Aguilar, Interference in far-field radiation of evanescent fields. Surface Review and Letters 18, 261 (2011).  https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0218625X11014746