Prof Uriel Levy

Head of Nanophotonic and Optofluidic Lab

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Department of Applied Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Givat Ram
PH: 972 (2) 6584256
Email: [email protected]


Dr. Uriel Levy is a senior lecturer at the Department of Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Computer Science in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Between 2002 and 2006 he was a post graduate researcher at ECE department in UCSD, working with Prof. Fainman on the topics of nanophotonics and optofluidics. He holds a Ph.D degree in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University and BS.c in physics and material engineering from the Technion institute of technology. He has authored over 40 journal papers and has several patents in the fields of diffractive optics, nanophotonics and optofluidics.

Major Publications

  • U. Levy, M. Abashin, K. Ikeda, A. Krishnamoorthy, J. Cunningham and Y. Fainman, "Inhomogeneous Dielectric Metamaterials with Space-Variant Polarizability," Phy. Rev. Lett, 98, 243901-243904 (2007).
  • U. Levy, K. Campbell, A. Groisman, S. Mookherjea and Y. Fainman, "On-chip microfluidic tuning of an optical microring resonator," Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 111107-111109 (2006). Also highlighted in Nature, vol 442 (see Fig. 3, pp. 383).
  • G. M. Lerman, A. Yanai and U. Levy, "Demonstration of Nanofocusing by the use of Plasmonic Lens Illuminated with Radially Polarized Light,"  Nano Lett., 9, 2139-2143, (2009).

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