Dr. Ragip Pala

Alumni - Industry and Private Sector

Nanophotonic Materials and Devices


Dr. Ragip Pala was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Caltech from 2011-2016. He then became a Senior Research Scientist in the Atwater Group. Currently, he is a R&D Manager at Metamaterial Technologies Inc..

Dr. Pala received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University. At Stanford, he worked in the Nanophotonics Laboratory (with Prof. Mark Brongersma). He also holds BS degrees in Mathematics and Physics from Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

Available Publications

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

Dual-Gated Active Metasurface at 1550 nm with Wide (>300°) Phase Tunability

Ghazaleh Kafaie Shirmanesh, Ruzan Sokhoyan, Ragip A. Pala, and Harry A. Atwater
Nano Letters (2018) - Metasurfaces

Resonant Thermoelectric Nanophotonics

Kelly W. Mauser, Seyoon Kim, Slobodan Mitrovic, Dagny Fleischman, Ragip Pala, K. C. Schwab and Harry A. Atwater
Nature Nanotechnology (2017) - Nanophotonic Materials and Devices Plasmonics

Omnidirectional and broadband absorption enhancement from trapezoidal Mie resonators in semiconductor metasurfaces

Ragip A. Pala, Serkan Butun, Koray Aydin & Harry A. Atwater
Scientific Reports (2016) - Metamaterials

Gate-Tuneable Conducting Oxide Metasurfaces

Yao-Wei Huang, Ho Wai Howard Lee, Ruzan Sokhoyan, Ragip A. Pala, Krishnan Thyagarajan, Seunghoon Han, Din Ping Tsai, and Harry A. Atwater
Nano Letters (2016) - Metamaterials Plasmonics