Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2016-2019, Department of Applied Physics and Material Science, California Institute of Technology
Ph.D. 2015, Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A.B. 2009, Physics, Harvard University
Heat transfer and radiative energy harvesting
Electromagnetic metamaterials and metasurfaces
Light-matter interactions in nanoscale devices and materials
Ognjen Ilic and Harry Atwater "Self-stabilizing photonic levitation and propulsion of nanostructured macroscopic objects," Nature Photonics, 13(4), p.289 (2019).
Ognjen Ilic, Nathan Thomas, Thomas Christensen, Michelle Sherrott, Marin Soljačić, Austin Minnich, Owen Miller, and Harry Atwater "Active radiative thermal switching with graphene plasmon resonators," ACS Nano, 12(3), p.2474 (2018).
Harry Atwater, Artur Davoyan, Ognjen Ilic, Deep Jariwala, Michelle Sherrott, Cora Went, William Whitney, Joeson Wong "Materials challenges for the Starshot lightsail," Nature Materials, 17, p.861 (2018).
Ognjen Ilic, Ido Kaminer, Bo Zhen, Owen Miller, H. Buljan, and Marin Soljačić "Topologically enabled optical nanomotors," Science Advances, 3(6), e1602738 (2017).
Ognjen Ilic, Marinko Jablan, John D. Joannopoulos, Ivan Celanovic, and Marin Soljačić "Overcoming the black body limit in plasmonic and graphene near-field thermophotovoltaic systems," Optics Express, 20, A366-A384 (2012).