"The Tao abides in non-action,
Yet nothing is left undone."
Lao Tzu


Prof. Dentcho A. Genov
Associate Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering
Director of the Center for Applied Physics Studies
College of Engineering and Science
Louisiana Tech University
Office: Engineering Annex, Room 220
Phone: (318) 257-4190, Fax: (318) 257-2777
E-mail: dgenov@LaTech.edu






  • Electromagnetic properties of nano-structured complex media including: metal composites, rough surfaces, fractal aggregates, and ordered media
  • Solid state and condensed matter physics: geometrical phase transitions, scaling theory, classical and quantum wave localization
  • Nanophotonics and quantum optics, nonlinear optics and spectroscopy, quantum dots, nanoscopic lasers and optical elements
  • Artificial materials: metamaterials and negative index media, electric and magnetic plasmons, electromagnetic cloacking
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Our paper on "Active control of charge density waves at degenerate semiconductor interfaces " was published in the September 2017 issue of Nature Scientific Reports magazine and featured by the 4-traders.com online media.

Our paper on "Terahertz optoelectronics with surface plasmon polariton diodes" was published in the January 2014 issue of Nature Scientific Reports magazine.

Our paper on "Material- and geometry-independent multishell cloaking device" has been selected by the editors of the Physical Review B journal to be Editors' Suggestion.




Our paper on "Magneto-dielectric structures" , published in the Journal of Optics was featured on the cover of the journal (November 2014), ranked as one of the most downloaded articles and selected in the Top 10 list of papers published in the journal for 2014.

Our paper on "Mimicking celestial mechanics in metamaterials" , was featured by many USA and foreign media and is on the cover of Nature Physics magazine (September 2009).

Our paper on "Negative Index Metamaterials" , published in Nature magazine was featured by many USA and foreign media and has been cited more than 1920 times since publication.

Our paper on "Matter wave cloacking" was highlighted in the March issue of Physics Today (2008).




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