Jayan Thomas


Edited books and chapters in scholarly books and monographs

  • J. Thomas, R. A. Norwood and N. Peyghambarian, (Book chapter) "New Directions in Holography and Speckles," editors: H. J. Caulfield and C. S. Vikram, American Scientific Publishers, California.
  • J. Thomas "Organic Photorefractive devices" in Handbook of organic materials for optical and optoelectronic devices: properties and applications; Edited by Dr. Oksana Ostroverkhova (In press) Woodhead Publishing Limited.

Refereed Journals


  • Nitin Choudhary, Chao Li, Julian Moore, Narasimha Nagaiah, Lei Zhai, Yeonwoong Jung, Jayan Thomas, “Asymmetric Supercapacitor Electrodes and Devices”, Advanced Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201605336.


  • Chao Li, Md Monirul Islam, Julian Moore, Joseph Sleppy, Caleb Morrison, Konstantin Konstantinov, Shi Xue Dou, Chait Renduchintala, Jayan Thomas, “Wearable energy-smart ribbons for synchronous energy harvest and storage”, Nature Communications 7, 2016, 13319.
  • Nitesh Dhasmana, Dalal Fadil, Anupama B Kaul, Jayan Thomas, “Investigation of nonlinear optical roperties of exfoliated MoS2 using Photoacoustic Zscan”, MRS Advances, 2016, pp. 3215-3221.
  • N. Choudhary, C. Li, H-S. Chung, J. Moore, J. Thomas, Y. Jung, “High-Performance One-Body Core/Shell Nanowire Supercapacitor Enabled by Conformal Growth of Capacitive 2D WS2 Layers”, ACS Nano (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b06111
  • C. Li, J. Sleppy, N. Dhasmana, M. Soliman, L. Tetard, J. Thomas, “A PCBM-assisted perovskite growth process to fabricate high efficiency semitransparent solar cells”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 11648 (2016).
  • C. Li, Y. Ding, M. Soliman, J. Lorenzo, N. Dhasmana, P. Chantharasupawong, A. Levlev, A. J. Gesquiere, L. Tetard, J. Thomas, Probing Ternary Solvent Effect in High Voc Polymer Solar Cells Using Advanced AFM Techniques, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 4730 (2016).





Selected Publications Before 2012

Conference Proceedings

  • P. Chantharasupawong, R. Philip, H. Qian, R. Jin, J. Thomas, Atomically engineered gold nanoclusters for optical limiting, SPIE Newsroom report, doi:10.1117/2.1201303.004751
  • A. A. Khosroabadi, P. Gangopadhyay, B. Duong, J. Thomas and R. A. Norwood, Optical Properties of Nanostructured Electrodes, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2013.610 (MRS 2013)
  • The Effect of Diffraction Gratings on Absorption inP3HT:PCBM Layers B. Cocilovo, A. Amooali, S. Shahin, S. Islam, B. Au Thanh Duong, M. Campbell, P. Gangopadhyay, J. Thomas, and R. A. Norwood, JM5A.16, Renewable Energy and the Environment, 2012 OSA.
  • R. Philip and J. Thomas, "Optical nonlinearity and power limiting in organic molecules and nanocomposites" (Invited paper), Proc. SPIE, Vol.8113, 81130J (2011)
  • J. Thomas, C. W. Christenson, B. Lynn, P.-A. Blanche, R. Voorakaranam, R. A. Norwood, M. Yamamoto and N. Peyghambarian, "Recent Advances in Photorefractive Polymers", (invited paper), Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8113, 811302 (2011)
  • J. Thomas, P. Gangopadhyay, R. Munoz and N. Peyghambarian, "Nanoimprinted photonic devices" (Invited paper), Polymer Optics Design, Fabrication, and Materials, David H. Krevor; William S. Beich (Editors), Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7788, 778802 (2010); doi:10.1117/12.861819.
  • C. W. Christenson, J. Thomas, P-A. Blanche, R. Voorakaranam, R. A. Norwood, M. Yamamoto, N. Peyghambarian,, "Complementary grating dynamics in photorefractive polymers with Alq3", SPIE Proceedings, vol.7599, pp 05-1--05-4, (2010).
  • P. Banerjee, G. Cook, D. Evans, J. Wofford, P-A. Blanche, J. Thomas, N. Peyghambarian, "Transmission, reflection, and absorption gratings in photorefractive polymers", Proceedings of SPIE (2009), 7420 (Photonic Fiber and Crystal Devices), 74200H/1-74200H/9.
  • C. W. Christenson, P-A. Blanche, R. Voorakaranam, A.Bablumian, J. Thomas, M. Yamamoto, N. R. A. Norwood, Peyghambarian "Avenues for Expanded Applicability in Photorefractive Based Holographic 3D Displays", Proceedings of OSA Topical Meeting on Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging, (2010).
  • P.-A. Blanche, A. Bablumian, R. Voorakaranam, C. Christenson, D. Lemieux, J. Thomas, R. A. Norwood, M. Yamamoto and N. Peyghambarian "Future of photorefractive based holographic 3D display", SPIE proceedings, vol. 7619, (2010).
  • J. Thomas, P. Gangopadhyay, and N. Peyghambarian, "NIMP: A new nanoimprinting technique for nanophotonic device fabrication", Proceedings of NSTI Nanotech 2009.
  • S. Tay, J. Thomas, B. Momeni, M. Askari, A. Adibi, P. J. Hotchckiss, S. C. Jones, S. R. Marder, R. A. Norwood, N. Peyghambarian, "Polymer nanocomposite infiltration of silicon photonic crystals", Proceedings of SPIE (2008), 6901 (Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VII), 690114/1-690114/11.
  • R. A. Norwood, S. Tay, P-A Blanche, R. Voorakaranam, J. Thomas, P. St. Hilaire, C. Christenson, N. Peyghambarian, Nasser;P. Wang, T. Gu, D. Flores, M. Yamamoto,"Photorefractive polymers for updatable holographic displays". Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 49 (2), 999-1000, (2008).
  • R. N. Norwood, H. Sumimura, S. Tay, K. Yamnitsky, A. Kropachev,J. Thomas, N. Peyghambarian, J. H. Moon, S. Yang, T. Skotheim, "New organic infiltrants for two-dimensional and three-dimensional photonic crystals", Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2006), 6331 (Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials VI), 63310A/1-63310A/11.
  • H. Gan, R. A. Norwood, L. Li, C. T. DeRose, J. Wu, J. Thomas, M. A. Fardad, A. Schülzgen, N. Peyghambarian, C. R. DeSilva and Z. Zheng, "Lanthanide nanoparticle doped low-loss sol-gel amplifier materials," Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5935, Page 105-114 (2005).
  • J. Thomas, M. Eralp, S. Tay, G. Li, S. R. Marder, G. Meredith, A. Schülzgen, Robert A. Norwood and N. Peyghambarian, "Near-infrared photorefractive polymer composites with high-diffraction efficiency and fast response time," Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5521, Page1-8 (2004).
  • C. Fuentes-Hernandez, J. Thomas, G. Meredith, N. Peyghambarian, S. R. Marder, B. Kippelen, "Trapping mechanisms and dynamics in bis-triarylamine-based photorefractive polymer composites," Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5521, Page 96-102 (2004).
  • C. Fuentes-Hernandez, J. Thomas, R. Termine, M. Eralp, M.Yamamoto, K. Cammack, K. Matsumoto, G. Meredith, N. Peyghambarian, B. Kippelen, and S. R. Marder, "Photorefractive polymers based on bis-triarylamine side-chain polymers" Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5216, Page-83, (2003).
  • M. J. Shelly, J. Thomas, K. P. Unnikrishnan, P. Radhakrishnan, V. P. N. Nampoori, C. P. G. Vallabhan, "NO2 detection with a fiber optic evanescent wave sensor." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, 3897 (Advanced Photonic Sensors and Applications), 173 (1999).
  • J. Thomas, P. Chantharasupawong, T. N. Narayanan, P. M. Sudeep, R. Philip, and P. M. Ajayan, IUMRS International Conference on Electronic Materials 2012 September 23 - 28 (2012), Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan

Jayan Thomas, Ph.D., University of Central Florida  •  Email: Jayan.Thomas@ucf.edu  •  Phone: 407.697.3645  •  Fax: 407.882.2819