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Michele Tamagnone

Researcher Tenure Track - Principal Investigator
Nanophotonic Devices
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Michele Tamagnone holds M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Politecnico di Milano and University of Illinois at Chicago and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

From 2016 to 2020 he was a postdoctoral researcher and a research associate at Harvard University in the group led by Prof. Federico Capasso, where he studied polaritons in van der Waals materials and metasurfaces for optoelectronics applications.

From 2021 Michele is PI of the research line Nanophotonic Devices (https://www.iit.it/web/nanophotonic-devices) at the Center for Convergent Technologies of IIT, located in Morego (GE), dedicated to the development of new miniaturized photonic and optoelectronic components based on nanostructured oxides and 2D materials.

Top Publications
Chaudhary K., Tamagnone M., Yin X., Spagele C.M., Oscurato S.L., Li J., Persch C., Li R., Rubin N.A., Jauregui L.A., Watanabe K., Taniguchi T., Kim P., Wuttig M., Edgar J.H., Ambrosio A., Capasso F.
Polariton nanophotonics using phase-change materials
Nature Communications, vol. 10, (no. 1)
Ambrosio A., Tamagnone M., Chaudhary K., Jauregui L.A., Kim P., Wilson W.L., Capasso F.
Selective excitation and imaging of ultraslow phonon polaritons in thin hexagonal boron nitride crystals
Light: Science and Applications, vol. 7, (no. 1)
Tamagnone M., Ambrosio A., Chaudhary K., Jauregui L.A., Kim P., Wilson W.L., Capasso F.
Ultra-confined mid-infrared resonant phonon polaritons in van der Waals nanostructures
Science advances, vol. 4, (no. 6)
Tamagnone M., Fallahi A., Mosig J.R., Perruisseau-Carrier J.
Fundamental limits and near-optimal design of graphene modulators and non-reciprocal devices
Nature Photonics, vol. 8, (no. 7), pp. 556-563
Tamagnone M., Gomez-Diaz J.S., Mosig J.R., Perruisseau-Carrier J.
Reconfigurable terahertz plasmonic antenna concept using a graphene stack
Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, (no. 21)
All Publications
Dorrah A.H., Rubin N.A., Zaidi A., Tamagnone M., Capasso F.
Metasurface optics for on-demand polarization transformations along the optical path
Nature Photonics, vol. 15, (no. 4), pp. 287-296
Article Journal
Piccardo M., Schwarz B., Kazakov D., Beiser M., Opacak N., Wang Y., Jha S., Hillbrand J., Tamagnone M., Chen W.T., Zhu A.Y., Columbo L.L., Belyanin A., Capasso F.
Frequency combs induced by phase turbulence
Nature, vol. 582, (no. 7812), pp. 360-364
Article Journal
Tamagnone M., Meretska M., Chaudhary K., Spagele C.M., Zhu A., Li J., Edgar J.H., Ambrosio A., Capasso F.
High Q-Factor Resonators and Nanoantennas Based on Phonon Polaritons in van der Waals Materials
Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS, vol. 2020-May
Conference Paper Conference
Luo Y., Engelke R., Mattheakis M., Tamagnone M., Carr S., Watanabe K., Taniguchi T., Kaxiras E., Kim P., Wilson W.L.
In situ nanoscale imaging of moiré superlattices in twisted van der Waals heterostructures
Nature Communications, vol. 11, (no. 1)
Dorrah A.H., Rubin N.A., Zaidi A., Tamagnone M., Capasso F.
Longitudinally variable polarization optics
Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, vol. Part F182-CLEO-QELS 2020
Conference Paper Conference