Dr. Mohamed Farhat

Post-Doctoral Researcher

mohamed.farhat@kaust.edu.sa

Education

  • Ph.D., Physics and optics, Institut Fresnel, Aix-Marseille University, France, 2009
  • M.Sc., Theoretical physics, CPT, Aix-Marseille University, France, 2006
  • Undergraduate studies, Lycee Deodat de Severac, Toulouse, France, 2003

Professional Profile

  • 2012-present : Postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Hakan Bagci at Kaust Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2010-2012 : Postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Falk Lederer at Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena, Germany
  • 2009-2010 : Postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Andrea Alu at the University of Texas at Austin, USA

Research Interests

  • Nano-optics and nano-plasmonics
  • Graphene plasmonics
  • Acoustic and elastic metamaterials
  • Computational physics and numerical simulations

Awards and Recognition

  • 2 times selected in the top 10 "work of the year" by CNRS in 2009 and 2010 for designing cloaks for liquid and elastic waves respectively
  • French Ministry of Education PhD scholarship (2006-2009)
  • Tunisian Ministry of Education studies scholarship (2001-2005) (ranked on top 0.1% at Baccalaureate examination)

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. M. Amin, M. Farhat, and H. Bagci, "A broadband multi-stable plasmonic Fano resonator," Opt. Lett. (In preparation)
  2. M. Dubois, M. Farhat, E. Bossy, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau, P. Sebbah, "Flat lens for time-domain focusing of elastic waves in thin plates," Appl. Phys. Lett. (Under review) [pdf]
  3. M. Amin, M. Farhat, and H. Bagci, "A dynamically reconfigurable Fano metamaterial through graphene tuning for switching and sensing applications," Sci. Rep., vol. 3, no. 2105, 2013 (In Press, DOI: 10.1038/srep02105)
  4. M. Farhat, C. Rockstuhl, and H. Bagci, "A 3D Tunable and Multi-frequency Graphen Plasmonic Cloak," Opt. Express, vol. 21, pp. 12592-12603, 2013 [pdf]
  5. R. Filter, M. Farhat, M. Stieglich, R. Alaee, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "Tunable graphene antennas for selective enhancement of THz-emission," Opt. Express, vol. 21, pp. 3737-3745, 2013 [pdf]
  6. R. Alaee, M. Farhat, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "A perfect absorber made of a graphene micro-ribbon metamaterial," Opt. Express, vol. 20, pp. 28017, 2012 [pdf]
  7. M. Farhat, P.-Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A. Alu, "Frequency-selective Surface acoustic invisibility for three-dimensional immersed objects," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 86, pp. 174303, 2012 [pdf]
  8. F.-T. Chuang, P.-Y. Chen, Y.-W. Jiang, M. Farhat, H.-H. Chen, Y.-C. Chen, and S.-C. Lee, "Nanoprojection Lithography Using Self-Assembled Interference Modules for Manufacturing Plasmonic Gratings," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett., vol. 24, pp. 1273-1275, 2012 [pdf]
  9. M. Farhat, S. Muehlig, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "Scattering cancellation of the magnetic dipole field from macroscopic spheres," Opt. Express, vol. 20, pp. 13896, 2012 [pdf]
  10. M. Farhat, S. Muehlig, A. Cunningham, T. Buergi, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "Cloaking dielectric spheres by a shell of plasmonic and polaritonic nanoparticles," Proc. of SPIE, vol. 8423, pp. 84231D, 2012 [pdf]
  11. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, and S. Enoch, "Broadband cloaking of bending waves via homogenization of multiply perforated radially symmetric and isotropic thin elastic plates," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 85, pp. 020301(R), 2012 [pdf]
  12. M. Farhat, P.-Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, R.C. McPhedran, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "Understanding the functionality of an array of invisibility cloaks," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 84, pp. 235105, 2011 [pdf]
  13. P.-Y. Chen, M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A. Alu, "Acoustic scattering cancellation via Ultrathin Pseudo-Surface," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 99, pp. 191913, 2011 [pdf]
  14. G. Dupont, M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A. Diatta, and S. Enoch, "Numerical Analysis of Three-dimensional Acoustic Cloaks and Carpets," Wave motion, vol. 48, pp. 483-496, 2011 [pdf]
  15. S. Muehlig, M. Farhat, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "Cloaking dielectric spherical objects by a shell of metallic nanoparticles," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 83, pp. 195116, 2011 [pdf]
  16. P.-Y. Chen, M. Farhat, and A. Alu, "Bistable and Self-Tunable Negative Index Metamaterial at Optical Frequencies," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 106, pp. 105503, 2011 [pdf]
  17. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, "Finite elements modelling of scattering problems for exural waves in thin plates : Application to elliptic invisibility cloaks," J. Comput. Phys., vol. 230, pp. 2237-2245, 2011 [pdf]
  18. S. Guenneau, R.C. McPhedran, S. Enoch, A.B. Movchan, M. Farhat, and N.A.P. Nicorovici, "The colours of cloaks," J. Opt., vol. 13, pp. 024014, 2011 [pdf]
  19. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, "High directivity and elastic antennas in thin plates," EPL-Europhys. Lett., vol. 91, pp. 54003, 2010 [pdf]
  20. S. Guenneau, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, "Perfect lenses and corners for flexural waves," Physica B, vol. 405, pp. 2947-2949, 2010 [pdf]
  21. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, A.B. Movchan, and G. Petursson, "Focussing bending waves via negative refraction in perforated thin plates," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 96, pp. 081909, 2010 [pdf]
  22. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch and A.B. Movchan, "All-angle negative refraction and ultra-refraction for liquid surface waves in 2D phononic crystals," J. Comput. Appl. Math., vol. 234, pp. 2011-2019, 2010 [pdf]
  23. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch and A.B. Movchan, "Negative refraction, surface modes, and superlensing effect near resonances of a finite array of SRR at low frequency," Phys. Rev. E, vol. 80, pp. 046309, 2009 [pdf]
  24. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, and S. Enoch, "Ultrabroadband elastic cloaking in thin plates," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 103, pp. 024301, 2009 [pdf]
  25. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch and A.B. Movchan, "Cloaking bending waves propagating in thin elastic plates," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 79, pp. 033102, 2009 [pdf]
  26. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, A.B. Movchan, F. Zolla and A. Nicolet, "A homogenization route towards square cylindrical acoustic cloaks," New J. Phys., vol. 10, pp. 115030, 2008 [pdf]
  27. M. Farhat, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau and A.B. Movchan, "Broadband Cylindrical Acoustic Cloak for Linear Surface Waves in a Fluid," Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 101, pp. 1345011, 2008 [pdf]
  28. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan and S. Enoch, "Achieving invisibility over a finite range of frequencies," Opt. Express, vol. 16, pp. 5656-5661, 2008 [pdf]
  29. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, G. Tayeb, A.B. Movchan and N.V. Movchan, "Analytical and numerical analysis of lensing effect for linear surface water waves through a square array of close to touching rigid square cylinders," Phys. Rev. E, vol. 77, pp. 046308, 2008 [pdf]

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  1. M. Dubois, M. Farhat, E. Bossy, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau, and P. Sebbah, Flat Lens for Bending Waves Focusing in Time Domain, Metamaterials '13, Bordeaux, September 2013
  2. M. Amin, M. Farhat, and H. Bagci, A Dynamically-Tunable Graphene-Based Fano Metasurface, Metamaterials '13, Bordeaux, September 2013
  3. M. Amin, M. Farhat, and H. Bagci, Multi-Bi- and Tri-Stability using Nonlinear Plasmonic Fano Resonators, Metamaterials '13, Bordeaux, September 2013
  4. M. Farhat, and H. Bagci Graphene acousto-optics, Phononics 2013, Sharm El-Sheikh, June 2013. (invited)
  5. M. Farhat, and H. Bagci 3D graphene plasmonic cloak, Meta'13, Dubai, March 2013. (invited)
  6. C. Rockstuhl, S. Muehlig, M. Farhat, S. Bin Hasan, A. Cunningham, T. Buergi, J. Dintinger, T. Scharf, and F. Lederer, A cloak from self-assembled metallic nanoparticles, Meta'13, Dubai, March 2013. (invited)
  7. M. Amin, M. Farhat, and H. Bagci, A graphene based Fano resonator, Meta'13, Dubai, March 2013. (invited)
  8. R. Alaee, M. Farhat, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, Graphene perfect absorber based on destructive interference, Graphene Nanophotonics, Benasque, March 2013
  9. C. Rockstuhl, S. Muehlig, M. Farhat, F. Lederer, A. Cunningham and T. Buergi, J. Dintinger, and T. Scharf, A self-assembled cloak, Nanometa 2013, January 2013
  10. S. Guenneau, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, N. Vandenberghe, M. Dubois, and P. Sebbah, From Control of Lamb Waves in Plates to Seismic Metamaterials, Croucher ASI, Hong Kong, October 2012. (invited)
  11. M. Dubois, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau, and P. Sebbah, Flat lens for Lamb waves focussing, ETOPIM9, Marseille, October 2012
  12. R. Alaee, M. Farhat, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, Graphene based Fabry-Perot cavity as a perfect absorber, ETOPIM 9, Marseille, October 2012
  13. M. Dubois, N. Etaix, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau, R.-K. Ing, and P. Sebbah, Flat lens for Lamb waves focussing, Acoustics 2012, Nantes, April 2012
  14. S. Guenneau, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, M. Brun, and A.B. Movchan, Cloaking bending waves in thin heterogeneous plates, Meta'12, Paris, April 2012
  15. M. Dubois, N. Etaix, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, S. Guenneau, R.K.Ing, and P.Sebbah, Flat lens for Lamb waves focussing, Meta'12, Paris, April 2012
  16. M. Farhat, S. Muehlig, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, Cloaking dielectric spheres with nanoparticles, SPIE Metamaterials, Brussels, April 2012
  17. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, Acoustic and elastic cloaking theory, Metamaterials '11, Barcelona, September 2011. (invited)
  18. M. Farhat, P.Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A. Alu, Frequency-selective surface cloaking for acoustic waves, Metamaterials '11, Barcelona, September 2011
  19. M. Farhat, S. Muehlig, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, Plasmonic cloaking, Metamaterials'11, Barcelona, September 2011
  20. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan, and S. Enoch, Some aspects of elastic metamaterials : Cloaking, negative refraction and ultra-refraction, Waves 2011, Canada, July 2011
  21. M. Farhat, S. Muehlig, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, Meta-atoms cloaking, Noma, Cetraro, June 2011
  22. S. Muehlig, A. Cunningham, M. Farhat, C. Rockstuhl, T. Buergi, and F. Lederer, Isotropic magnetic resonance and cloaking ability of fabricated amorphous core-shell clusters, CLEO '11, Baltimore, May 2011
  23. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan, and S. Enoch, Transformation elastodynamics : invisibility and lensing effects, cnm2011, Paris, March 2011
  24. M. Farhat, P.Y. Chen, and A. Alu, Tunable and bistable negative optical index with square loops loaded with nonlinear materials, Metamaterials '10, Karlsruhe, September 2010
  25. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan, A. Diatta, G. Dupont, and S. Enoch, Cloaking for water, bending and acoustic waves, Metamaterials '10, Karlsruhe, September 2010. (invited)
  26. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan, and S. Enoch, Focussing Bending Waves via Negative Refraction in Perforated Thin Plates, SIAM MS10, Philadelphia, July 2010. (invited)
  27. M. Farhat, G. Dupont, M. Kadic, S. Guenneau, and S. Enoch, Metamaterials for Surface Waves, Mesoscopic Physics in Complex Media, Cargese, July 2010. (invited)
  28. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, A.B. Movchan, and S. Enoch, A homogenization route for broadband invisibility , ICEAA 2009, Torino, September 2009. (invited)
  29. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, Broadband invisibility from electromagnetic to elastic waves Metamaterials '09, London, August 2009
  30. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, Invisibility for bending waves in thin plates, Waves 2009, Pau, June 2009
  31. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, Harmonic and biharmonic cloaks, ETOPIM 8, Crete, June 2009
  32. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, Light and water waves, a homogenization route for invisibility., Meta’’ 2008, Hyderabad, December 2008 (invited)
  33. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, A homogenization route for invisibility for transverse electric fields., Metamaterials '08, Pamplona, September 2008. (invited)
  34. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, Liquid Surface Waves : Negative Refraction and Invisibility Cloak through Homogenisation, BAMC 2008, The University of Manchester, April 2008. (invited)
  35. S. Guenneau, M. Farhat, S. Enoch, and A.B. Movchan, Phononic crystals and superlensing effect, National Radio Science Meeting, Monterey, CA, USA 2007
  36. M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, G. Tayeb, A.B. Movchan, and N.V. Movchan, Negative refraction for linear surface water waves, Waves 2007, The University of Reading, July 2007. (invited)