Mikael Rechtsman

Postdoctoral research in Physics
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Research Topic: Manipulating light in structured materials at the microscale and nanoscale, where trapping and bending light can lead to new optical nanotechnologies. 

Journals:

• MC Rechtsman,
Y Plotnik, A Szameit, Z Chen, M Heinrich, M Segev. 2013. Topological creation and destruction of edge states in photonic graphene, Phy. Rev. Lett. 111: 103901.

• MC Rechtsman, JM Zeuner, Y Plotnik, S Nolte, Y Lumer, D Podolsky, F Dreisow, M Segev, A Szameit. 2013. Photonic Floquet topological insulators. Nature. 496: 196-200

• MC Rechts-man, J Zeuner, A Tunnerman, S Nolte, M Segev, A Szameit. 2013. Strain-induced pseudomagnetic eld and Landau levels in photonic structures. Nature Photonics 7: 153-158. 

• J Nemirovsky, MC Rechtsman, M Segev. 2013. Negative radiation pressure via dielectric birefringence. Opt. Exp., 20, 8: 8907-8914

• Mikael C. Rechtsman, Julia M. Zeuner, Andreas Tu¨nnermann, Stefan Nolte, Mordechai Segev and Alexander Szameit. 2012. Strain-induced pseudomagnetic field and photonic Landau levels in dielectric structures. Nature Photonic: doi:10.1038/nphoton.2012.302

• MC Rechtsman, YV Kartashov, F Setzp-fandt, H Trompeter, L Torner, T Pertsch, U Peschel, A Szameit. 2011. Negative Goos-H•anchen shift in periodic media. Opt. Lett., 36, 22: 4446-4448.

• MC Rechtsman, M Segev. 2011. Optical tachyons in PT-symmetric complex photonic graphene, A Szameit, Phys. Rev. A (rapid comm) 84: 021806.

• L Levi*, MC Rechtsman*, T Schwartz, O Manela, B Freedman, M Segev. 2011. Disorder-enhanced transport in photonic quasicrystals. Science 332: 1541-1544. [*equal contribution]

MC Rechtsman, A Szameit, Felix Dreisow, Matthias Heinrich, Robert Keil, Stefan Nolte, M Segev. 2011. Amorphous photonic lattices: band gaps, effective mass, and suppressed transport. Phys. Rev. Lett. 106: 193904.

MC Rechtsman, S Torquato. 2009.  Method for obtaining upper bounds on photonic band gaps. Phys. Rev. B 80: 155126.

MC Rechtsman, FH Stillinger, S Torquato. 2008. Negative Poisson's Ratio Materials via Isotropic Interactions. Phys. Rev. Lett. 101: 085501.

MC Rechtsman, HC Jeong, S Torquato, P Chaikin, PJ Steinhardt. 2008. Optimized Structures for Photonic Quasicrystals. Phys. Rev. Lett. 101: 073902.

MC Rechtsman, S Torquato, J. 2008. Effective dielectric tensor for electromagnetic wave propagation in random media. Appl. Phys. 103: 084901.

MC Rechtsman, FH Stillinger, S Torquato. 2007. Negative thermal expansion behavior in isotropic systems. J. Phys. Chem. A 111: 12816-12821.

MC Rechtsman, FH Stillinger, S Torquato. 2007. Synthetic diamond and wurtzite structures self-assemble with isotropic pair interactions. Phys. Rev. E 75: 031403.

• AP Hynninen, AZ Panagiotopoulos, MC Rechtsman, FH Stillinger, S Torquato. 2006. Global phase diagram for the honeycomb potential, J. Chem. Phys. 125: 024505.

MC Rechtsman, FH Stillinger, S Torquato. 2006. Self-assembly of the simple cubic lattice with an isotropic potential, Phys. Rev. E 74: 021404.

MC Rechtsman, F Stillinger, S Torquato. 2006. Designed interaction potentials via inverse methods for self-assembly. Phys. Rev. E 73: 011406.

MC Rechtsman, FH Stillinger, S Torquato. 2005. Optimized interactions for targeted self-assembly: application to a honeycomb lattice. Phys. Rev. Lett. 95: 228301.