Mohamed
A. Swillam

Position
Associate Professor
Department
Department of Physics

Profile

Brief Biography

Mohamed Swillam Received his Ph. D from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada in 2008. After graduation he worked as post doctoral fellow in the same group. In October 2009, he joined the photonic group and the institute of optical sciences at the University of Toronto where he works as a research fellow. In September 2011, he was appointed as an assistant professor at the Department of Physics, the American university in Cairo (AUC). He is now an associate professor at the Department of physics at AUC, His research interests include design optimization and  fabrication of active and passive nanophotonic and plasmonic devices and systems, silicon photonics, optical interconnects, integrated on- chip optical systems, lab on chip, nano-antenna, metamaterials, and solar cells. The main applications include biomedical systems, energy harvesting, and telecommunications. He authored more than 200 technical papers in highly ranked journals and conferences. He also hold 2 patents, a book, and book chapter in these areas.

Mohamed Swillam is a guest editor in J. of optical and quantum electronics and J. Applied Physics A. He is also member of the editorial board of many physics and photonics journal including Journal of advanced electromagnetics, Journal of review of applied physics, Journal of photonics and optoelectronics, Journal of Bio-Inspired Nanotechnology, international conference Metamaterial, Physics 2016,  3rd international conference of condensed mater physics, International Conference on. Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, ICMAP and SOPO.  He is also a senior member of the IEEE Photonic society since 2010. He is the founder and the advisor of the optical society of America and SPIE chapters at the AUC and the vice president of the Egyptian Unit.

Mohamed Swillam currently holds few national and international grants in the area of energy and sensing application, and on chip devices for telecommunications with a total value of more than 3 Million USD.

Mohamed Swillam received various awards and fellowships including the Early Career award from the applied computational electromagnetic society and IEEE, the State Award for advanced technology in 2013 and Misr -Elkhair best publication award in science in 2012, Ontario ministry of research (MRI) fellowship in 2011, NSERC post doctoral fellowship 2009, and the Dean’s graduate student award of knowledge translation and innovation from McMaster University in 2009.  He is also the recipient of best student paper award from IEEE/LEOS Ottawa section for Photonics North 2007 and from ACES 2009.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Design and fabrication of novel solar cell.
  • Design of surface plasmon waveguide for biomedical and optical interconnects.
  • Fabrication of optoelectronics and nanoplasmonic structures for sensing and communication applications.
  • Design and fabrication of optical nanoantenna for biomedical and energy harvesting.
  • Silicon photonics. 
  • Time domain spectroscopy techniques in THz.
  • Efficient techniques for microwave imaging.
  • Optical coherent control of nanophotonic devices and its application.
  • Novel gain assisted metamaterial.
  • Signal processing techniques for Electromagnetics.
  • Smart optimization methods for microwave and optical components.
  • Sensitivity analysis and design optimization of microwave and nanophotonics components.
  • Modeling and simulation of optical fiber communication systems.
  • Fabrication and characterization of integrated nano components.
  • Modeling and simulation of microwave and antenna components.
  • CAD tools for modeling active and passive photonic devices.
  • CAD tools for modeling nanostructures and quantum semiconductors.

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

  1. M. A. Swillam, Photonics Optimization, Lambert Academic publications, Berlin, Germany. 2013. ISBN 978-3-8484-2555-6

Book Chapters:

  1. M. A. Swillam, “FDTD for Photonics and Nanophotonics”, in FDTD for Nanotechnology,  CRC publications. 2013.

Refereed Journal Papers:

  1. S. M. Sherif, D. C. Zografopoulos, LA Shahada, R Beccherelli, M. A. Swillam, “Integrated plasmonic refractometric sensor using Fano resonance,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50 (5), 055104, 2017.
  2. N. H. Fouad, A. O. Zaki, D. C. Zografopoulos, R Beccherelli, M, A, Swillam, “Low power hybrid plasmonic microring-on-disks electro-optical modulators,” Journal of Nanophotonics 11 (1), 016014-016014, 2017.
  3. R. Gamal, S Shafaay, Y Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Silicon plasmonics at midinfrared using silicon-insulator-silicon platform,” Journal of Nanophotonics 11 (1), 016006-016006, 2017.
  4. M. Y. Elsayed, Y. Ismail, M. A Swillam, “Semiconductor plasmonic gas sensor using on-chip infrared,” Applied Physics A 123 (1), 113, 2017.                      
  5. S. Magdi, D Ji, Q. Gan, M. A Swillam, “Broadband absorption enhancement in organic solar cells using refractory plasmonic ceramics,” Journal of Nanophotonics, vol11, no.1, 2017.
  1. RS El Shamy, H Mossad, MA Swillam, "Long-range all-dielectric plasmonic waveguide in mid-infrared," Applied Physics A, vol. 123, no. 1, p. 52, 2017.
  1. MY Abdelatty, AO Zaki, MA Swillam, "Hybrid silicon plasmonic organic directional coupler-based modulator," Applied Physics A, vol. 123, no. 1, p. 11, 2017.
  1. D. C. Zografopoulos, · M. A. Swillam,  R. Beccherelli, “Electro-optic modulators based on hybrid plasmonic micro-ringdisk resonators with femtojoule switching energy,” Appl. Phys. A (2016) 122:1039.
  2. R. S. El Shamy, H. Mossad and M. A. Swillam. “Long Range All-Dielectric Plasmonic Waveguide in Mid-Infrared,” Applied Physics A, Accepted.
  3. AE Khalifa, HA Elhamid, M. A Swillam, “Optimal design of intermediate reflector layer in micromorph silicon thin-film solar cells,” Journal of Nanophotonics 10 (4), 2016.
  4. M. A. Ayad, and M. A. Swillam, “Mid-Infrared Plasmonic Power Splitters,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 28 (21), 2431-2434, 2016.
  5. A. M. Gouda, M. Y. Elsayed, A. E. Khalifa, Y Ismail, and M. A. Swillam, “Lithography-free wide-angle antireflective self-cleaning silicon nanocones," Optics Letters  vol. 41, no.15, 3575-3578, 2016
  6. A. O. Zaki, K. Kirah, M. A. Swillam, “Integrated optical sensor using hybrid plasmonics for lab on chip applications,” J. Optics, vol. 18,no.  2016.
  7. M. Ismail, R. S. El Shamy, K. Madkour, S. Hammouda, and M. A. Swillam, “Toward automated parasitic extraction of silicon photonics using layout physical verifications”, Journal of Optics vol. 18 , no. 8, 085801, 2016.  
  8. S. M Sherif, M. A Swillam, “Metal-less silicon plasmonic mid-infrared gas sensor,” Journal of Nanophotonics vol.10, no.2, 2016.
  9. D. C. Zografopoulos, · M. A. Swillam, · L. A. Shahada, · R. Beccherelli, “Hybrid electro-optic plasmonic modulators based on directional coupler switches,” Applied Physics A, 122 (4), 1-6, 2016.
  10. A, O. Zaki, K. Kirah, and M. A. Swillam, “Hybrid plasmonic electro-optical modulator,” Applied Physics A, 122 (4), 1-7, 2016.
  11. D. C. Zografopoulos, M.A. Swillam, and R. Beccherelli, “Hybrid Plasmonic Modulators and Filters Based on Electromagnetically Induced Transparency,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 28 ,  no. 7,  2016.
  12. R. R Andrawis, M. A Swillam, M. A El-Gamal, E. A Soliman,” Artificial neural network modeling of plasmonic transmission lines, ”Applied optics, vol. 55, no. 10, 2016
  13. R. Kotb, M. ElMaklizi, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Optical Trapping and Manipulation of Nanoparticles using Meta Plasmonic Structure,” Journal of Optics,   Vol. 18No 1, 2016.
  14. M. Ayad, S. Obayya, M. A. Swillam, “Modelling of quantum confinement of nanostructures,” Journal of Optics, Vol. 18No 1, 2016.
  15. R. Gamal, Y Ismail, M. A. Swillam,” Silicon Waveguides at the Mid-Infrared Range,” J. Lightwave Technology 33, Aug. 2015.  
  16. K. Khairallah, M. A. Swillam, “NEMS based MIM Plasmonics tunable filter,” the Journal of Micro/Nanolithography,  MEMS, and MOEMS, 14 (2), 025501-025501, 2015.
  17. R. Gamal, Y Ismail, M. A. Swillam,” Optical biosensor based on a silicon nanowire ridge waveguide for lab on chip applications,” Journal of Optics, 17 (4), 045802, 2015.
  18. A. Azzazi, and M. A. Swillam, “Nanoscale highly selective plasmonic quad wavelength demultiplexer based on a metal–insulator–metal,”  Optics Communications 344, 1, 106–112 June 2015
  19. H. Mekawey, Y. Ismail , and M. A. Swillam,” Dispersion analysis and engineering of 2D plasmonic waveguides,” Journal of Optics 17 (1), 015003, 2015.
  20. R. kotb, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam,” Nonlinear Tuning Techniques of Plasmonic Nano-Filters,”  Optics Communications 336, 306-314, 2015.
  21. S Ibrahim, M. A Swillam, S. Obayya, “Analysis of plasmonic effects in silicon nanoholes,” Optical Engineering. 53 (10), 107103-107103 ,2014.
  22. M. ElMaklizi, M. Hendawi, and M. A Swillam, "Super focusing in visible and UV using a meta surface" Journal of Optics, 16 105007, 2014. Highlighted as labtalk on IOP website October 25th 2014, Highlighted in Europhysics news 46,1,2015
  23. R. Andrawis, M.A Swillam and Ezzeldin Soliman, “Submicron omega-shape plasmonic polarization rotator,” Journal of Optics, 16 105001, 2014.
  24. A. Emad, M.A. Swillam, Plasmonic silicon solar cells using titanium nitride: A comparative study,” J. Nanophotonics, 8 (1), 084098-084098, 2014.
  25. S. Hussien, M. A. Swillam, N. K, Allam “Vertically aligned crystalline silicon nanowires with controlled diameters for energy conversion applications: Experimental and theoretical insights,” J. Applied Physics, 115 (19), 194305, 2014.
  26. M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy. “Semi-analytical design methodology for large scale metal–insulator–metal waveguide networks,” Journal of Optics, vol. 16. no.6, 2014.
  27. M. Ayad, S. Obayya, M.A. Swillam, “Submicron 1xN Ultra Wideband MIM Plasmonic Power Splitters,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32 (9), 1814-1820, 2014.
  28. H. K. Wang, C. Lin, B. Lau, M.A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy,” Broadband Compact Silicon Wire to Silicon Slot Waveguide Orthogonal Bend," Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32 (7), 1399-1405, 2014.
  29. S. Tawfik and M. A. Swillam “Plasmonic slot waveguides with core nonlinearity,” Plasmonics, 9, Issue 2, pp 409-413, 2014. 
  30. M. R. AbdelHafez, and M.A. Swillam, “Efficient sensitivity analysis approach based on finite element solutions of photonic structures” Optics Communications, 313,430-435, 2014
  31. M. H. El Sherif, O. S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, and M. A. Swillam, “Realizing vertical light coupler and splitter in nano-plasmonic multilevel circuits,” Optics Express, vol. 21, 22, pp. 26311-26322, 2013.
  32. S. E. El-Zohary, A. Azzazi, H. Okamoto, T. Okamoto, M. Haraguchi, and M. A. Swillam, “Resonance-based integrated plasmonic nanosensor for lab on chip applications, ”J. Nanophotonics, 0001;7(1):073077-073077, 2013 .
  33. R. Kotb, Y Ismail, .M A. Swillam,  “Integrated Metal-Insulator-Metal Plasmonic Nanoresonator: An Analytical Approach,” Progress in electromagnetic research lett , Vol. 43, 83-94, 2013.
  34. M. A. Swillam, R. Kotb, Y Ismail, “Tunable plasmonics,” Advanced Electromagnetics. , vol. 2, No. 2, 2013.
  35. K. Khirallah, I. Ramsis, M. Serry, M. A. Swillam, S. Sedky, “Spatial beam splitting for fully integrated MEMS interferometer,” Optics Comm. 295,  249–256, 15 May 2013.
  36. C. Lin, M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy, "Analytical model for metal–insulator–metal mesh waveguide architectures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 3157-3169, 2012. 
  37. C. Lin, H. K. Wang, B. Lau, M.A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy,” Efficient Broadband Energy Transfer via Momentum Matching at Hybrid Guided-Wave Junctions,” Applied Physics letters 101, 123115, 2012.
  38. M. Khorasaninjead, M. A. Swillam, K. Pillai, and S. S. Saini, “Silicon Nanowire Arrays with Enhanced Optical Properties,” Optics Lett 37, 4194-4196, 2012.
  39. M. H. El Sherif, O. S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, and M. A. Swillam, "Polarization-controlled excitation of multilevel plasmonic nano-circuits using single silicon nanowire," Optics Express, vol 20, 12473-12486, 2012. 
  40. M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy, “Feedback effect in plasmonic slot waveguides examined using closed form,” Photonics Technology lett., vol.19,no. 24, pp 497-499, March 2012.
  41. M. A. Swillam, O. S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Filter design using multiple coupled microcavities,” Photonics Technology lett., vol. 23, no. 16, Aug.15th , 2011.
  42. O. S. Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient design optimization of ring resonator-based optical filters,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technology, vol. 29, no.18, Sept. 15th 2011.
  43. M.A. Swillam, and N. Rotenberg, H. M. van Driel, “All-optical control of ultrafast beaming through single sub-wavelength aperture in planner metal,” Optics Express, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 7856-7864, April 2011.
  44. M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy, “Analysis and applications of 3D rectangular metallic waveguides,” Optics Express, vol. 18, no. 19, pp. 19831-19843, Sept. 2010.
  45. B. Lau, M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy, “Hybrid orthogonal junctions: wideband plasmonic slot - silicon wire couplers,” Optics Express, vol. 18, no. 26 , pp. 27048-27059, Dec. 2010.
  46. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient design for wideband integrated polarization splitters/combiner,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technology, vol.28 , no.8, pp. 1176-1183, April 2010.
  47. O. S. Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Modeling and design of nanoplasmonics using transmission line modelling,” Optics Express, vol. 18, no. 21, pp. 21784- 21797, October 2010.
  48. O. S. Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient approach for accurate parameter extraction with terahertz time domain spectroscopy,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technology, vol.28 , no.11, pp. 1685 - 1692, June 2010.
  49. M. A. Swillam, R. H. Gohary, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient approach for sensitivity analysis of lossy and leaky structures using FDTD,” J. Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER), vol. 94, pp. 197-212, 2009.
  50. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Design optimization of compact wideband optical switch exploiting stair case index MMI,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technology, vol. 27, no.2,  pp 80 – 87, Jan. 15th 2009.
  51. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient 3D sensitivity analysis of surface plasmon waveguide structures,” Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 21, pp. 16371-16381, Oct. 2008.
  52. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, X. Li and J. Deen, “Efficient sensitivity analysis of time independent Schrödinger equation with application to quantum lasers,” Optics Communication, vol. 281, no. 17, pp 4169-4554, Sep. 2008.
  53. M. A. Swillam, D. Khalil and A. H. Morshed " Effect of the fabrication and design parameters on the performance of MMI devices made by ion exchange: a detailed study," J. Optics A: pure and applied optics, vol. 10, 125301, Dec. 2008.
  54. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Full vectorial 3D  sensitivity analysis and design optimization using BPM,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technology, vol. 26, no. 5, pp 528 – 536, Mar.. 2008.
  55. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, Full wave sensitivity analysis of guided wave structures using FDTD,” J. Electromagnitcs Waves and Applications., vol. 22, no. 16, pp 2135-2145, 2008.
  56. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient adjoint sensitivity analysis exploiting the FD-BPM,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technology, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1861 – 1869, July 2007.
  57. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “The design of multilayer optical coatings using convex optimization,” IEEE  J. Lightwave Technology, vol. 25 , no. 4, pp. 1078 – 1085, April 2007.
  58. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Accurate sensitivity analysis of photonic devices exploiting the finite- difference time-domain central adjoint variable method,” J. Applied Optics, vol. 46 , no. 9, pp. 1492 – 1499, March 2007.
  59. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, N. K. Nikolova, and X. Li, “Adjoint sensitivity analysis of dielectric discontinuities using FDTD,” J. Electromagnetics, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 123 – 140, Feb. 2007.
  60. M. A. Swillam, O.S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, “Efficient design of coupled microcavities at optical frequencies,” Invited review, Journal of Micromachines 3 (2), 2012, 204-217.

Invited  Papers:

  1. M. A. Swillam, “Novel platform for Optical Modulation Using Silicon Photonics,” The 4th Advanced Electromagnetics Symposium, Malaga, Spain 2016
  2. M. A. Swillam, “Optical and Electrical Control of NonHermition Silicon Nanophotonics, ” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  3. M. A. Swillam, “Mid infrared Applications of Silicon Thermoplasmonics,” Photonics North 2016, Quebec City, Canada.
  4. S. M. Sherif, L. A. Shahada, M. A. Swillam, “Silicon Nanowires Organic Hybrid Modulator Based On Directional Coupler,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  5. Dimitrios C. Zografopoulos , M. A. Swillam , and Romeo Beccherelli, “Hybrid plasmonic add-drop filter based on novel micro-ring-disk resonators with fJ switching energy,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  6. D. C. Zografopoulos, M. A. Swillam, L. Shehada, and R. Beccherelli, “Hybrid electro-optical plasmonic modulators and switches for integrated optical signal processing," the 6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’15,2015,  New York, USA.
  7. M. A. Swillam, “Energy Manipulation in Nano Scale Using Thermoplasmonics," the 6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’15, 2015, New York, USA.
  8. M. A. Swillam, “Smart Techniques for Modelling Nanophotonic Circuits,” 14th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), Mallorca, Spain, 2014.
  9. M. A. Swillam, “Tunable plasmonics,”  International conference on Metamaterial, plasmonics and photonic crystals, META 13, Dubai, March 2013.
  10. M. A. Swillam B. Lua, C. Lin and A. S. Helmy, “Design, fabrication, characterization of Nano-scale plasmonic networks," Photonics North, Ottawa 2011.
  11. M. A. Swillam, B. Lua,, C. Lin, and A. S. Helmy, "Feedback effect in plasmonic networks," International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology 2011, Wuhan, China.
  12. M. A. Swillam, C. Lin, and A. S. Helmy, "Fabrication and application of silicon-plasmonic networks," Workshop on Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Novel Materials, Designs, and Applications, Buffalo, NY.
  13. M. H. Bakr, N. K. Nikolova, M. A. Swillam, and Y. Song, ” Recent advances in time domain adjoint variable sensitivity analysis” International workshop on Computational Electromagnetics in Time-Domain (CEM-TD), Perugia, Italy, 2007.

Selected Conference Papers (Proceedings):

  1. M Hussein, MFO Hameed, SSA Obayya, MA Swillam, "Effective modelling of silicon nanowire solar cells," in  IEEE ACES, Roma, 2017.
  1. M Abdel-Galil, Y Ismail, M Swillam, "Subwavelength focusing in the infrared range using a meta surface," in IEEE ACES, Roma, 2017.
  1. MY Azab, MFO Hameed, AM Heikal, SSA Obayya, MA Swillam, "Surface plasmon photonic crystal fiber biosensor for glucose monitoring," in IEEE ACES, Roma, 2017.
  1. RS El Shamy, M Swillam, S Obayya, "Full 3D electromagnetic wave analysis using 2D simulation," in  IEEE ACES, Roma, 2017.
  1. A Shaaban, MFO Hameed, SSA Obayya, LR Gomaa, MA Swillam, "Modified BPM for plasmonic modeling," in IEEE  ACES, Roma, 2017.
  1. AO Zaki, KA Kirah, MA Swillam, "Metal-capped silicon organic micro-ring electro-optical modulator," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. AB Ayoub, MA Swillam, "High performance silicon Mach-Zehnder interferometer based photonic modulator," in IEEE ACES, Roma, 2017.
  1. SM Al Menabawy, Q Gan, MA Swillam, "Multifunctional TiN nanowires for wide band absorption in organic solar cells," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. S Magdi, MA Swillam, "Broadband absorption enhancement in amorphous Si solar cells using metal gratings and surface texturing," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. I Shoer, A Nageeb, A Osman, HI Mekawey, Y Ismail, MA Swillam, "Modeling and analysis of scattering from silicon nanoparticles with high excess carriers for MIR spectroscopy," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. AB Ayoub, MA Swillam, "Novel BPM technique using leap-frog technique," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. MM Badr, MA Swillam, "Solving the nonlinear diffusion model of the ion exchange process using finite element method," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. AB Ayoub, AER Nader, M Saad, Q Gan, M Swillam, "Fiber-optic-based interferometric sensor," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. AO Zaki, KA Kirah, MA Swillam, "Silicon plasmonic microring modulator using embedded conducting oxides," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. AB Ayoub, MA Swillam, "Ultra-sensitive silicon-photonic on-chip sensor using microfabrication technology," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. Ibrahim Shoer, Ahmed Nageeb, Abdelrahman Osman, Christen Tharwat, Hosam Mekawey, Raghi El Shamy, Yehea Ismail, Mohamed A Swillam, "Dynamic Optical Control of Silicon Nanoparticle Scattering in the Near and Mid-IR," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. H Mekawey, Y Ismail, MA Swillam, "Dynamic routing control through bends for Si sub-micrometer optical interconnects," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. MY Elsayed, AM Gouda, Y Ismaila, MA Swillam, "Silver-decorated silicon nanowires array as surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. SM Sherif, M Swillam, "Silicon-plasmonic-integrated mid-infrared sensor using CMOS technology," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. MY Elsayed, AO Zaki, Y Ismail, MA Swillam, "Integrated lab-on-a-chip sensor using shallow silicon waveguide multimode interference (MMI) device," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. Christen Tharwat ; Mohamed A. Swillam ; Y. Badr ; Samah M. Ahmed ; I. K. Bishay ; F. A. Sadallah ; Enayat A. Elsaid, "Novel optical technique for 2D graphene reduction," in SPIE, San Fransisco, 2017.
  1. S Al Menabawy, Q Gan, M A. Swillam, “Analysis of various ZrN plasmonic nanostructures and their effect on the absorption of organic solar cells,” JW4A.135. Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science, 2016.
  2. R El Shamy, H Mossad, M A. Swillam, “Mid-Infrared TE-pass and TM-pass polarizer based on Silicon on Sapphire (SOS) waveguide,” JTh2A.169.Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science, 2016.
  3. A. Gouda, M. Elsayed, N. Allam, M. A. Swillam "Black Silicon Based on Simple Fabrication of Mesoporous Silicon nanowires For Solar Energy Harvesting" 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC) Portland OR, 5-10 June, 2016.
  4. Elsayed Sherif , Lamees Shahada , Aya Zaki , and Mohamed Swillam, “Novel Hybrid Silicon Plasmonic Modulator,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  5. Raghi El Shamy, Hany Mossad, Mohamed Swillam, “Long Range Plasmonic Waveguide Using Doped Silicon in Mid-Infrared,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  6. Mohamed Youssef Abdelatty, Aya Zaki, Mohamed Swillam, “Hybrid silicon organic directional coupler based modulator,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  7. Abdalrahman Mohamed, Mohamed Swillam, “Plasmonic Mach-Zehnder Modulator with Direct Coupling Silicon Waveguides,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  8. Mohamed Yousef Elsayed , Yehea Ismail , Mohamed A. Swillam, “Semiconductor Plasmonic Gas Sensor Using On-Chip Infrared Spectroscopy,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  9. Dimitrios C. Zografopoulos, Mohamed A. Swillam, Lamees Shahada, Romeo Beccherelli, “Hybrid plasmonic directional coupler switches and modulators,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  10. Aya Zaki, Khaled Kirah, Mohamed Swillam, “Resonance based hybrid plasmonic on-chip sensor,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  11. Ahmad Bassam Ayoub, Mohamed Swillam, “High Performance Nano-Plasmonic MIM-Based Lab-on-Chip Sensor,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  12. M. Y Elsayed, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Graphene plasmonic electro-absorption modulator,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.   
  13. A. M Gouda, M. Y Elsayed, C. Tharwat, M. A. Swillam, “Silicon-based nanostructures as surface enhanced Raman scattering substrates,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.           
  14. A. B. Ayoub, M. A.  Swillam, “Nanoscale plasmonic Metal-Insulator-Metal architecture for gas sensing applications,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.   
  15. S. M. Sherif, L. Shahada, A. Zaki, and M. Swillam, “Hybrid Silicon Plasmonic Ring Resonator Modulator,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.      
  16. A. M. Gouda, N. K.  Allam, M. A. Swillam, “Facile omnidirectional black silicon based on porous and nonporous silicon nanowires for energy applications.” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada. 
  17. M. Y. Elsayed, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam,” Semiconductor plasmonic gas sensor,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.
  18. A. S. Abdeen, A. B. Ayoub, A. M. Attiya, M. A. Swillam, “High efficiency compact Bragg sensor,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada. 
  19. R. S. El Shamy, M. Ismail, M. A Swillam, K. Madkour, S. Hammouda, “Analytical parasitic extraction for fast physical verification of silicon photonics,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.
  20. S. Elsayed, L. Shahada, D. Zografopoulos, R. Beccherelli, M. A. Swillam, “Plasmonic Modulator Based on Fano Resonance, ” Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference Proceedings 2016 (1), ICTPP3082.               
  21. S. M. Sherif, L. Shahada, and M. A. Swillam, “Silicon Nanowires Organic Hybrid Modulator Based On Directional Coupler,” IEEE Photonics North (PN), 2016, Quebec City, Canada.          
  22. S. M. Sherif, L. Shahada, A. Zaki, and M. A. Swillam, “Hybrid Silicon plasmonic Modulator,” the 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, META’16, Malaga, Spain, 2016.
  23. A. Azzazi ,A Ayob, M.A. Swillam, “Nanoscale highly selective plasmonic multi-channel demultiplexer,” , Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  24. A. Bassam. Q Gan, M.A. Swillam,” Silicon plasmonic-integrated interferometer sensor,”  Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  25. R. El Shamy, H. Mosad, M.A. Swillam, “Dispersion engineering of silicon-on-sapphire (SoS) waveguides for mid-infrared applications,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  26. R. Gamal, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Nanoscale confinement of silicon slot waveguides in the MIR,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  27. S. Sherif, D. C. Zografopoulos, L. Shahada, R. Beccherelli, M.A. Swillam, “Near Infrared Plasmonic Sensor Based on Fano Resonance,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  28. A. O. Zaki, N.H. Fouad, D. C. Zografopoulos, R. Beccherellic, M. A. Swillam,” Low-power compact hybrid plasmonic double-microring electro-optical modulator” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  29. M. A. Swillam, Ahmed Emad, “Silicon solar cell using optimized intermediate reflector layer,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  30. S. Magdi, Q. Gan, M. A. Swillam “Organic solar cells with various plasmonic nanostructures using titanium nitride,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016.
  31. M. A. Ayad, M. A. Swillam, S. S. Obayya, “Efficient and accurate modelling of quantum nanostructures,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016
  32. M. A. Swillam, K. Khirallah “NanoPlasmonics tunable filter using NEMS technology,” Photonics West, San Francisco, 2016
  33. A. Zaki, K. Kerah, M. A. Swillam, “High Sensitivity Hybrid Plasmonic Rectangular Resonator for Gas Sensing Applications,” Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science Conference (FiO/LS), San Jose, California, October 2015.
  34. D. C. Zografopoulos, M. A. Swillam, and R. Beccherelli “Hybrid plasmonic modulators based on electro-optic polymers”2nd European Optical Society Topical Meeting on Optics at the Nanoscale, Capri, 2015
  35. M. A. Swillam, A. Helmy,“Semi-analytical Design Methodology for Large Scale Plasmonic Networks," the 6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 2015, META’15, New York, USA.
  36. A. Zaki, K. Kerah, M. A. Swillam, “Hybrid plasmonic electro-optical modulator,” the 6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 2015, META’15, New York, USA.
  37. S. H. Abel Razek Mohamed, N. K. Allam, M. A. Swillam, “Fabrication of Crystalline Silicon Nanowires with Different Dimensions for Solar Cell Applications,” Radio Science Conference (NRSC), 2015 32nd  National, 2015.
  38. H. Mekawey, M. A, Swillam, Y. Ismail, “Dispersion analysis and manipulation of TiN 2D plasmonic waveguides” Photonics West 2015.
  39. M. El Maklizi, M. Hendawy, M. A. Swillam, “super focusing using plasmonic lens based on super oscillation effect,” Photonics West 2015.
  40. M. Ismail, R. El Shamy, K. Madkour, S. Hammouda, M. A. Swillam, “Toward new design rule check of silicon photonics for automated layout physical verifications,” Photonics West 2015.
  41. M. A. Swillam, A. S. Helmy, “Designing plasmonic slot waveguide networks using a semi-analytical approach” Photonics West 2015.
  42. R. K. Abd-Allah, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Analytical model of the modal characteristics of plasmonic slot waveguide” Photonics West 2015.
  43. R. K. Abd-Allah, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Nonlinear electro-optic tuning of plasmonic nano-filter” Photonics West 2015.
  44. R. Gamal, S. A. Shafaay, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Nano scale confinement using dielectric waveguides at the mid-infrared region” Photonics West 2015.
  45. S. H. Abel Razek Mohamed, N. K. Allam, M. A. Swillam, “Optimization of the fabricated silicon nanowires for energy-harvesting applications” Photonics West 2015.
  46. R. Wahdan, Y. Ismail, M. A. Swillam, “Optical biosensor based on silicon nanowire ridge waveguide,” Photonics West 2015.
  47. R. K. Abd-Allah, Y Ismail, and M. A. Swillam, “Integrated coupled multi-stage plasmonic resonator for on-chip sensing,” SPIE Europe 2014.
  48. M. Ayad and M. A Swillam, “Efficient Modelling of Quantum Nanostructures,” 14th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), Mallorca, Spain, 2014.
  49. S Ibrahim, S. Obayya, M. A Swillam, “Theoretical analysis of metallic nanohole filled with dispersive material,” SPIE Europe 2014.
  50. R. K. Abd-Allah, Y Ismail, and M. A. Swillam, “Plasmonic tunable nano-filter,” Radio Science Conference (NRSC), 2014 31st National, 2014.
  51.  S. E. El-Zohary, A. Azzazi, H. Okamoto, T. Okamoto, M. Haraguchi, and M. A. Swillam, “Design optimization and fabrication of plasmonic nano sensor,” Photonics West, San Francisco, February 2014.
  52. M. A. Swillam, A. Azzazi, “Tunable Nanoscale plasmonic MIM demultiplexer,” Photonics West, February 2014.
  53.  A. E. Khalifa, and M. A. Swillam, “Cheap an Efficient Plasmonic Solar Cell,” Photonics West, San Francisco, February 2014.
  54. M. H. El Sherif, O. S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr,  and M. A. Swillam, “Multilevel light bending in nanoplasmonics,” Photonics West, San Francisco, February 2014.
  55. M. Ayad, M. A. Swillam,” Submicron-integrated plasmonic power splitter,” Photonics West, San Francisco, February 2014.
  56. S. Hussein, N. K. Allam, and M. A. Swillam, ”Silicon Nanowires with controlled diameters for energy conversion applications,” Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXIX (FiO/LS) meeting 2013, Orlando, Florida.
  57. H. M. K. Wong; C. Lin, M. A. Swillam, A. Helmy,” Broadband Compact Si Wire to Slot Waveguide Couplers,” Conference of laser and electro optics, CLEO 2013, San Jose, CA.
  58. M. H. El Sherif, O, S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, and M. A. Swillam, “3D plasmonic circuits,” International conference on Metamaterial, plasmonics and photonic crystals, META 13, Dubai, March 2013. (abstract only)
  59. M. A. Swillam ,C. Lin, and Amr S. Helmy, “Equivalent circuit model for plasmonic slot waveguide networks,” Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  60. M. A. Swillam, and M.A. Nasr, “Deep subwavelength focusing using optical nanoantenna with enhanced characteristics for near and far field applications,”  Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  61. S. Tawfik and M. A. Swillam “Plasmonic slot waveguides with core nonlinearity,” Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  62. M. H. El Sherif, O, S. Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, and M. A. Swillam, “Toward 3D plasmonic circuits: controlled coupling to multilevel plasmonic circuits,” Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  63. M. A. Swillam, M. Khorasaninjead,  and S. S. Saini, “Measurements of giant second harmonic generation from vertically-aligned silicon nanowires,” Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  64. M. Rageb and M. A. Swillam, “Efficient Sensitivity Analysis of Waveguide Structures Using Finite Element Method (FEM),” Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  65. K. Kairallah, I. Ramsis, M. Serry, M. A. Swillam, S.Sedky, “Spatial beam splitting for fully integrated MEMS interferometer,” Photonics west, San Francisco 2013.
  66. M. Rageb and M. A. Swillam ,”Efficient Sensitivity Analysis of Optical Structures Using Finite Element Method,” IEEE ICCES 2012, Cairo 2012.
  67. C. Lin, H. K.Wang, B.Lau, M.A. Swillam, and A.S. Helmy,”Broadband Efficient Hybrid Plasmonic Nano-Junctions,” IEEE Photonic society annual meeting, Oct. 2012 .
  68. C. Lin, M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy,  “Closed-form Modelling of Plasmonic Mesh Structures,” ,” IEEE Photonic society annual meeting, Oct. 2012 .
  69. M. A. Swillam, O. A. Mohamed, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Highly Efficient Design methodology for Very Large Scale Coupled Microcavities,” Photonics North, Ottawa Canada 2012.
  70. O. S .Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient sensitivity analysis of photonic structures with transmission line modeling, ” Photonics North, Ottawa Canada 2012.
  71. O. S .Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “A perturbation approach for the design of coupled resonator optical waveguides (CROWs),”Photonics West, 2012.
  72. M. A. Swillam, O. S .Ahmed, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Novel approach for filter design using multiple coupled microcavities,” Integrated photonics, silicon and nanophotonics, Toronto 2011.
  73. M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy “Filter response of plasmonic feedback junction” Integrated photonics, silicon and nanophotonics, Toronto 2011.
  74. O. S .Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Transmission line modeling of nanoplsmonics,” Integrated photonics, silicon and nanophotonics, Toronto 2011.
  75. O. S .Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Accurate Characterization of Doped Semiconductors with Terahertz Spectroscopy,” SPIE Photonic North, Ottawa 2011.
  76. M. A. Swillam, and M. H. Bakr, “Graded index MMI and its applications in optical communications,” SPIE Photonic North, Ottawa 2011.
  77. M. A. Swillam, and N. Rotenberg, H. M. van Driel, “Optically controlled ultrafast enhanced transmission from a sub-wavelength hole in a planar metal film,” Conference of laser and electro-optics (CLEO), Baltimore 2011.
  78. M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy, “Analysis of guided modes in rectangular plasmonic waveguides and its applications,” Conference of laser and electro-optics (CLEO), Baltimore 2011.
  79. B. Lau, M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy, “Wideband coupler between plasmonic slot  and silicon nanowires,” Conference of laser and electro-optics (CLEO), Baltimore 2011.
  80. M. A. Swillam, and A. S. Helmy “Characteristics and applications of rectangular waveguide in sensing, slow light and negative refraction,” SPIE Photonic West, San  Francisco,.2011.
  81. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Wideband integrated polarization splitters/combiner,” SPIE Photonic West, San  Francisco, 2011.
  82. O. S .Ahmed, M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient and accurate parameter extraction approach for terahertz time domain spectroscopy,” SPIE Photonic West, San  Francisco 2011.
  83. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li,” Efficient approaches for dispersion engineering of guided wave components,” SPIE Photonic North, Niagara Falls, 2010.
  84. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li,” Ultra wideband integrated 2x2 optical router using novel MMI design,” SPIE Photonic West, San  Francisco 2010.
  85. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li,” Efficient sensitivity analysis of surface plasmon waveguide structures,” SPIE Photonic West, San Francisco 2010.
    2.3.

    M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, X. Li and J. Deen, “Efficient sensitivity analysis of Hermitian and non Hermitian optical quantum structures,” The 25th  International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES). Monterey, CA, 2009.

  86. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Wide band optical switch using stair case MMI,” LEOS Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, CA, 2008.
  87. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Efficient approach for 3D full vectorial sensitivity analysis using ADI-BPM,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications (IPNRA), Boston, Massachusetts, 2008.
  88. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Accurate and efficient sensitivity analysis using the beam propagation method,” SPIE Photonics North, Proceedings of SPIE 7099: 70991C-1–70991C-8. Montreal, 2008.
  89. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, N. K. Nikolova, and X. Li, “Second order accurate sensitivities of dielectric discontinuities using FDTD,” The 24th  International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES): 1034–1039. ACES, Niagara Falls,  2008.
  90. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “A novel design approach for multilayer dielectric filters exploiting linear programming”, IEEE/Antenna and propagation international symposium 3940 – 3943, Hawaii, 2007.
    10.

    M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “BPM based efficient sensitivity analysis exploiting the adjoint variable method,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications (IPNRA), paper IWB4, , Salt Lake City, 2007.

  91. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Design of multilayer optical filters using linear programming based on autocorrelation sequences,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications (IPNRA), paper ITuA6., Salt Lake City, 2007.
  92. M. A. Swillam, A. H. Morshed, and D. Khalil "Optimized 3D design of an MMI splitter with ion exchange technology,” SPIE Photonic North, Proceedings of SPIE vol. 5970, Article CID 59701G, Toronto, 2005.
  93. M. A. Swillam, A. H. Morshed, and D. Khalil "Optimization of optical wide band 3-dB MMI splitter with graded-index side diffusions," IEEE International Conf. on Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering ICEEC’04, no. 173, pp. 633 – 636, Cairo, 2004.
  94.  M. A. Swillam, A. Yehia, A. H. Morshed, and D. Khalil "Self-imaging in graded index MMI devices," Mediterranean Microwave Symposium MMS’2003, pp 61-64, Cairo, 2003.
  95. M. A. Swillam, M. H. Bakr, and X. Li, “Design of multilayer optical filters using linear programming based on autocorrelation sequences,” Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications (IPNRA), paper ITuA6., Salt Lake City, 2007.
  96. M. A. Swillam, A. H. Morshed, and D. Khalil "Optimized 3D design of an MMI splitter with ion exchange technology,” SPIE Photonic North, Proceedings of SPIE vol. 5970, Article CID 59701G, Toronto, 2005.
  97. M. A. Swillam, A. H. Morshed, and D. Khalil "Optimization of optical wide band 3-dB MMI splitter with graded-index side diffusions," IEEE International Conf. on Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering ICEEC’04, no. 173, pp. 633 – 636, Cairo, 2004.
  98.  M. A. Swillam, A. Yehia, A. H. Morshed, and D. Khalil "Self-imaging in graded index MMI devices," Mediterranean Microwave Symposium MMS’2003, pp 61-64, Cairo, 2003.

Workshops:

  • M. A. Swillam, A. H. Morshed and D. Khalil, " Graded index MMI on a glass substrate,"  NATO Advanced research workshop on Frontiers in Planar Lightwave Circuit Technology: Design, Simulation and Fabrication,  Ottawa, Canada (21-25 Sep. 2004).

Science Articles:

  • M..A. Swillam, “Super-focusing of light with a plasmonic super lens,” Europhysics, vol. 46, no.1, 2015.
  • M..A. Swillam,  “Manipulating light at the nanoscale,” SPIE Newsroom, October 2015.