Professor Artur Davoyan

Alumni - Academic Faculty, Visitor / Collaborator

Metamaterials, Photovoltaics



Artur is Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Previously, he was a Resnick Sustainability Institute and Kavli Nanoscience Institute postdoctoral fellow for the Atwater group from 2015-2018. Artur received his BS from Saratov State University, Russia (2007) and PhD from Australian National University (2011).

Available Publications


Mimicking surface polaritons for unpolarized light with high-permittivity materials

Georgia T. Papadakis, Artur Davoyan, Pochi Yeh and Harry A. Atwater
Physical Review Materials (2019) - Plasmonics

Nanoporous Gold as a Highly Selective and Active Carbon Dioxide Reduction Catalyst

Alex J. Welch, Joseph S. DuChene, Giulia Tagliabue, Artur Davoyan, Wen-Hui Cheng and Harry A. Atwater
ACS Applied Energy Materials (2018) - Photocatalysis

Quantifying the role of surface plasmon excitation and hot carrier transport in plasmonic devices

Giulia Tagliabue, Adam S. Jermyn, Ravishankar Sundararaman, Alex J. Welch, Joseph S. DuChene, Ragip Pala, Artur R. Davoyan, Prineha Narang and Harry A. Atwater
Nature Communications (2018) - Plasmonics

Materials challenges for the Starshot lightsail

Harry A. Atwater, Artur R. Davoyan, Ognjen Ilic, Deep Jariwala, Michelle C. Sherrott,
Cora M. Went, William S. Whitney and Joeson Wong
Nature Materials (2018) - Starshot