• “Direct Writing of Room Temperature Polariton Condensate Lattice,” R. K. Yadav et al. Nano Letters (2024)
  • “Plug-and-Play Molecular Approach for Room Temperature Polariton Condensation,” P. Deshmukh, S. Satapathy, et al. ACS Photonics 11, 348 (2024)
  • “Addressing the Dark State Problem in Strongly Coupled Organic Exciton-Polariton System,” E. Michail et al. Nano Letters 24, 557 (2024)
  • “Planar hyperbolic polaritons in 2D van der Waals materials,” H. Wang et al. Nature Comm. 15, 69 (2024)


  • “Magneto-optics in a van der Waals magnet tuned by self-hybridized polaritons,” F. Dirnberger et al. Nature 620, 533 (2023)
  • “Radiative pumping of exciton-polaritons in 2D hybrid perovskites,” P. Deshmukh et al., Optics Mat. Exp. 13, 1655 (2023)
  • “Optical Manipulation of Layer–Valley Coherence via Strong Exciton–Photon Coupling in Microcavities,” M. Khatoniar et al. Adv. Opt. Mat. 2023
  • “Photonic Dirac cavities with spatially varying mass term,” K. Chen et al., Science Advances 9, eabq4243(2023)
  • “The bulk van der Waals layered magnet CrSBr is a quasi-1D quantum material,” J. Klein et al, ACS Nano 2023
  • “Neural computing with coherent laser networks,” M-A. Miri and V. M. Menon, Nanophotonics 2023
  • “Spin Dynamics of a Solid-State Qubit in Proximity to a Superconductor,” R. Monge et al., Nano Lett. 2023


  • “Sensing the local magnetic environment through optically active defects in a layered magnetic semiconductor,” J. Klein et al. ACS Nano 2022
  • “Highly nonlinear dipolar exciton-polaritons in bilayer MoS2,” B. Datta, M. Khatoniar, P. Deshmukh, F. Thouin, R. Bushati, S. De Liberato, S. Kena-Cohen, and V. M. Menon, Nature Comm. (2022)
  • “Exciton fine structure splitting and linearly polarized emission in strained transition-metal dichalcogenide monolayers,” M. Glazov et al.,  Phys. Rev. B 106, 125303 (2022)
  • “Spin-correlated exciton-polaritons in a van der Waals magnet,” F. Dirnberger, R. Bushati, B. Datta, A. Kumar, A. H. MacDonald, E. Baldini and V. M. Menon, Nature Nanotechnology (2022)
  • “Hybrid epsilon near zero modes of photonic gasp antennas,” A. Patri, K. Cognee, D. Myers, L. Haeberle, V. M. Menon and S. Kena-Cohen, Phys Rev. B (2022)
  • “Thermalization of fluorescent protein exciton-polaritons at room temperature,” S. Satapathy, B. Liu, P. Deshmukh, P. Molinaro, F. Dirnberger, M. Khatoniar, R. Koder, and V. M. Menon, Advanced Materials (2022)
  • “Relaxing Symmetry Rules for Nonlinear Optical Interactions in Van der Waals Materials via Strong Light–Matter Coupling,” M. Khatoniar, R. Bushati, A. Mekawy, F. Dirnberger, A. Alu, and V. M. Menon, ACS Photonics  (2022)
  • “Orienting an Organic Semiconductor into DNA 3D Arrays by Covalent Bonds,” X. Wang et al., Angewandte Chemie (2022)


  • “Quasi-1D Exciton Channels in Strain-Engineered 2D Materials,” F. Dirnberger, J. D. Ziegler, P. E. Faria Jr., R. Bushati, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, J. Fabian, D. Bougeard, A. Chernikov, and V. M. Menon, Science Advances 7, eabj3066 (2021)
  • “Topological phonon-polariton funneling in mid-infrared metasurfaces,” S. Guddala, F. Komissarenko, S. Kiriushechkina, A. Vakulenko, M. Li, V. M. Menon, A. Alù, A. B. Khanikaev, Science 374, 6564 (2021)
  • “Selective Isomer Emission via Funneling of Exciton Polaritons,” S. Satapathy, M. Khatoniar, D. K. Parappuram, B. Liu, G. John, J. Feist, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, and V. M. Menon, Science Advances 7, eabj0997 (2021)
  • “Ab-initio investigation of Er3+ defects in tungsten disulfide,” G. Lopez-Morales et al. Computational Material Science (in press)
  • “Experimental observation of topological Z2 exciton-polaritons in transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers,” M. Li, I. Sinev, F. Benimetskiy, T. Ivanova, E. Khestanova, S. Kiriushechkina, A. Vakulenko, S. Guddala, M. Skolnick, V. M. Menon, D. Krizhanovskii, A. Alu, A. Samusev, and A. Khanikaev, Nature Comm. 12, 4425 (2021)
  • “All-optical nonreciprocity due to valley polarization pumping in transition metal dichalcogenides,” S. Guddala, Y. Kawaguchi, F. Komissarenko, S. Kiriushechkina, A. Vakulenko, K. Chen, A. Alù, V. M. Menon, A. B. Khanikaev, Nature Comm. 12, 3746 (2021)
  • “Purcell effect of plasmonic surface lattice resonances and its influence on energy transfer,” R. Collison, J. B. Perez-Sanchez, M. Du, J. Trevino, J. Yuen-Zhou, S. O’Brien, and V. M. Menon, ACS Photonics 8, 2211 (2021).
  • “Optical isolator based on chiral light-matter interactions in a ring resonator integrating a dichroic magneto-optical material,” Y. Kawaguchi, M. Li, K. Chen, V. M. Menon, A. Alu, and A. B. Khanikaev, Appl. Phys. Lett.  118, 241104 (2021)
  • “Enhanced nonlinear interaction of polaritons via excitonic Rydberg states in monolayer WSe2,” J. Gu, V. Walther, L. Waldecker, D. Rhodes, A. Raja, J. C. Hone, T. F. Heinz, S. Kena-Cohen, T. Pohl and V. M. Menon, Nature Comm. 12, 2269 (2021)
  • “Ultrafast Thermal Modification of Strong Coupling in an Organic Microcavity,” B. Liu, V. M. Menon and M. Sfeir, APL Photonics (2021)
  • “Optical Valley Hall Effect of 2D Excitons in Hyperbolic Metamaterial,” S. Guddala, M. Khatoniar, N. Yama, W. Liu, G. S. Agarwal, and V. M. Menon, Optica (2021)
  • “Spontaneous emission dynamics of Eu3+ ions coupled to hyperbolic metamaterials,” Appl. Phys. Lett. (2021)


  • “Plasmonic enhancement of stability and brightness in organic light-emitting devices,”Michael A. Fusella, Renata Saramak, Rezlind Bushati, Vinod M. Menon, Michael S. Weaver, Nicholas J. Thompson & Julia J. Brown, Nature 585, 379–382(2020)
  • “Damage-Free Atomic Layer Etch of WSe2: A Platform for Fabricating Clean Two-Dimensional Devices,” ACS Applied Materials, (2020)
  • “Using Fourier-Plane Imaging Microscopy for Determining Transition-Dipole-Moment Orientations in Organic Light-Emitting Devices,” J. Kim, H. Zhao, S. Hou, M. Khatoniar, V. M. Menon, and S. R. Forrest
    Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 034048 (2020) 
  • “Fluorescence Triggered by Radioactive β Decay in Optimized Hyperbolic Cavities,” J. Abad-Arredondo, F.J. García-Vidal, Q. Zhang, E. Khwaja, V.M. Menon, J. Grimm, and A.I. Fernández-Domínguez, Phys. Rev. Applied 14, 024084 (2020)
  • “All-optical nonreciprocity due to valley polarization in transition metal dichalcogenides,” Y. Kawaguchi, S. Guddala, K. Chen, A. Lu, V. M. Menon and A. Khanikaev, arXiv:2007.14934
  • “The role of long-lived excitons in the dynamics of strongly coupled molecular polaritons,” B. Liu, V. M. Menon, and M. Y. Sfeir, ACS Photonics 7, 2292-2301 (2020) 
  • “Ultralong-range energy transport in a disordered organic semiconductor at room temperature via coherent exciton-polariton propagation,” Advanced Materials (2020)
  • “Room temperature single photon emitters in cubic boron nitride nanocrystals,” G. Lopez-Morales, A. Alamankly, S. Satpathy, N. Proscia, H. Jayakumar, V. Khabashesku, P. M. Ajayan, C. A. Meriles and V. M. Menon, Opt. Mat Express 10, 843 (2020)
  • “Microcavity coupled emitters in hexagonal Boron Nitride,” N. Proscia, H. Jayakumar, X. Ge, G. Lopez-Morales, Z. Shotan, W. Zhou, C. A. Meriles, and V. M. Menon, Nanophotonics (2020),


  • Chiral emission of electric dipoles coupled to optical hyperbolic materials,” W. Liu, V. M. Menon, S. Gao and G. S. Agarwal, Phys. Rev. B 100, 245428 (2019)
  • “A room temperature polariton LED based on monolayer WS2,” J. Gu, B. Chakraborty, M. Khatoniyar, and V. M. Menon, Nature Nanotechnology
  • “Coupling of deterministically activated quantum emitters in hBN to plasmonic surface lattice resonances,” Nanophotonics
  • “Propagating hybrid Tamm exciton polaritons in organic microcavity,” B. Liu, R. Wu, and V. M. Menon, J. Phys. Chem C
  • “Guiding of visible photons at the angstrom thickness limit,” X. Zhang, C De-Eknamkul, J. Gu, A. Boehmke, V. M. Menon, J. Khurgin and E. Cubukcu, Nature Nanotechnology
  • “Direct observation of gate tunable dark trions in monolayer WSe2,” Z. Li et al., Nano Lett.
  • “Polariton chemistry: Thinking inside the (photon) box,” J. Yuen-Zhou, and V. M. Menon PNAS,
  • “Valley selective optical control of excitons in 2D materials using chiral metasurface,” S. Guddala, R. Bushati, M. Li, A. Khanikaev, and V. M. Menon, Opt. Mat. Express 9, 536 (2019) – Invited Article.








  •  “Topological transitions in metamaterials,” H. N. S. Krishnamoorthy, Z. Jacob, E. Narimanov, I. Kretzschmar, and V. M. Menon, Science 336, 205 (2012).
  •   “Enhanced nonlinear response of metal nanocomposite based photonic crystals,” S. Husaini, H. Teng, and V. M. Menon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101,111103 (2012).
  •   “Probing Y-shaped DNA structure with time resolved FRET,” S. Chatterjee, J. B. Lee, N. Valappil, D. Luo, and V. M. Menon, Nanoscale 4, 1568 (2012).
  •   “Flexible optics – Recent developments in molecular gels,” G. John, S. Jadhav, V. M. Menon, and V. T. John, Angew. Chem. 51, 1760 (2012).


  • “Resonant enhancement of magneto-optical polarization conversion in microdisk resonators,” L. Deych, C. Meriles, and V. M. Menon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 241107 (2011).
  • “Investigating the distance limit of metal nanoparticle based spectroscopic ruler,” S. Chatterjee, J. B. Lee, N. Valappil, D. Luo, and V. M. Menon, Biomedical Optics Express 2, 1727 (2011).
  • “Plasmon resonance induced enhancement of reflection band in a one-dimensional metal nanocomposite photonic crystal,” S. Husaini, L. Deych and V. M. Menon, Optics Letters 38, 1368 (2011).
  • “Integrated Photonics using Colloidal Quantum Dots,” V. M. Menon, SPIE Newsroom, August 2010, DOI: 10.1117/2.1201007.003063


  • “Towards polaritonic logic circuits,” V. M. Menon, L. I . Deych, A. Lisyansky, Nature Photonics 4, 345 (2010).
  • “Exciton Lattice polaritons in multiple quantum well based photonic crystals,” D. Goldberg, L. Deych, A. Lisyansky, Z. Shi, V. Tokranov, M. Yakimov, S. Oktyabrsky, and V. M. Menon, Nature Photonics 3, 662 (2009).
  • “Integrated photonics using colloidal quantum dots,” V. M. Menon, S. Husaini, N. Okoye, and N. Valappil, Journal of Nanophotonics  3, 031608 (2009).
  • “Luminescence from a Fibonacci photonic crystal,” V. Passias, Z Shi, N. Valappil, L. Deych, A. Lisyansky, and V. M. Menon,  Optics Express 17, 6636 (2009).
  • “Time resolved and steady state luminescence properties of InGaP colloidal quantum dots,” S. Chatterjee, N. Valappil, and V. M. Menon, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1133, AA07-18 (2009).
  • “Organic photonic bandgap microcavities doped with semiconductor nanocrystals for room-temperature single photon sources on demand,”  S. G. Lukishova, L. J. Bissell, V. M. Menon, N. Valappil, M. A. Hahn, C. M. Evans, B. Zimmerman, T. D. Krauss, R. W. Boyd, C. R. Stroud,      Jr,,  Journal of Modern Optics 56, 167 (2009).
  • “Lasing from quantum dots in a spin-coated flexible microcavity,” V. M. Menon, M. Luberto, N. Valappil, S. Chatterjee, Optics Express 16, 19535 (2008).
  • “Solution processed microcavity structures with embedded quantum dots,” N. Valappil, M. Luberto, I. Zeylikovich, T. K. Gayen, J. Franco, B. B. Das, R. R. Alfano and V. M. Menon, Photonics and Nanostructures: Fundamentals and Applications 5, 184 (2007)
  • “Control of spontaneous emission from colloidal quantum dots in a polymer microcavity,” V. M. Menon, N. Valappil, I. Zeylikovich, B. Das, T. Gayen and R. R. Alfano, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 959, M10-01 (2007).
  • “Strong coupling and hybridization of Frenkel and Wannier-Mott excitons in an organic-inorganic optical microcavity,” R. J. Holmes, S. Kena-Cohen, V. M. Menon, and S. R. Forrest, Phys. Rev. B 74, 235211 (2006).
  •   “Light induced symmetry breaking and related giant enhancement of nonlinear properties in CdZnTe:V crystals,” S. Shwartz, R. Weil, M. Segev, E. Lakin, E. Zolotoyabko, V. M. Menon, S. R. Forrest, and U. El-Hanany, Opt. Express 14, 9385 (2006).
  •   “Photonic integration using asymmetric twin waveguide (ATG) technology – II. Devices,” V. M. Menon, F. Xia, and S. R. Forrest, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 11, 30-42 (2005).
  •   “Photonic integration using asymmetric twin waveguide (ATG) technology – I. Concepts and Theory,” F. Xia, V. M. Menon, and S. R. Forrest, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 11, 17-29 (2005).