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Academic Publications are listed in chronological order: 


Nanophotonic detector array to enable direct thermal infrared vision [link]   (Editor's Pick)

C. Khandekar, W. Jin, S. Fan, Opt. Exp. 21, 39222 (2022) 

Thermal emission of spinning photons from temperature gradients [link]

P. Y. Chen, C. Khandekar, R. Ayash, Z. Jacob, Y. Sivan, Phys. Rev. Appl. 18, 014052 (2022)

Laser cooling assisted thermal management of lightsail [link]

W. Jin, W. Li, C. Khandekar, M. Orenstein, S. Fan. ACS Photon 22, 3384 (2022)


Origin of the repulsive Casimir force in giant polarization interconversion materials [link]

Z. Li, C. Khandekar, Phys. Rev. Appl. 16, 044047 (2021)

Broadband circularly polarized thermal radiation from magnetic Weyl semimetals [link]

Y. Wang, C. Khandekar, X. Gao, T. Li, D. Jiao, Z. Jacob. Opt. Mater. Exp. 11, 3880 (2021) 

Nonequilibrium lateral force and torque by thermally excited nonreciprocal surface electromagnetic waves [link]

C. Khandekar, S. Buddhiraju, P. R. Wilkinson, J. K. Gimzewski, A. W. Rodriguez, C. Chase, S. Fan.  Phys. Rev. B 104, 245433 (2021)

Thermal equilibrium spin torque: Near-field radiative angular momentum transfer in magneto-optic media [link]

X. Gao, C. Khandekar, Z. Jacob, T. Li., Phys. Rev. B. 103, 125425 (2021)


High temperature thermal photonics [link]

X. Wang, R. Starko-Bowes, C. Khandekar, Z. Jacob. Annual Review of Heat Transfer 2020. 

New spin-resolved Kirchhoff's laws of thermal radiation for nonreciprocal planar media [link]

C.Khandekar, F. Khosravi, Z.Li, Z.Jacob, New J. Phys. 22, 123005 (2020)

Single-photon-pulse induced transient entanglement force [link]

L.Yang, C.Khandekar, T.Li, Z.Jacob, New J. Phys. 22, 023037 (2020) 

Quantum nonlinear mixing of thermal photons to surpass the blackbody limit  [link]    Editor's Pick.

C.Khandekar, L.Yang, A.W.Rodriguez, Z.Jacob, Opt. Exp. 28, 2045 (2020)

Electron g-factor engineering for nonreciprocal spin photonics. [link

P.Sengupta, C.Khandekar, T. Van Mechelen, R.Rahman, Z.Jacob, Phys. Rev. B 101, 035412 (2020)


Thermal spin photonics in the near-field of nonreciprocal media [link]

 C.Khandekar, Z.Jacob, New J. Phys. 20, 103030 (2019)


Circularly polarized thermal radiation from nonequilibrium coupled antennas [link]

 C.Khandekar, Z.Jacob, Phys. Rev. Appl. 12, 014053 (2019)


 Near-field thermal refrigeration and tunable heat exchange through four-wave mixing  [link]     Editor's Pick. 

 C.Khandekar, R.Messina, A.W.Rodriguez, AIP Adv. 8, 055029 (2018) 


Thermal bistability through coupled photonic resonances  [link]

C.Khandekar, A.W.Rodriguez, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 083114 (2017)


Near-field thermal upconversion and energy transfer through a Kerr medium [link]

C.Khandekar, A.W.Rodriguez, Opt. Exp. 25, 23164 (2017)


Giant frequency selective near-field energy transfer in active-passive structures [link]

C.Khandekar, W.Jin, O.D.Miller, A.Pick, A.W.Rodriguez, Phys. Rev. B. 94, 115402 (2016)

Amplified and directional spontaneous emission from arbitrary composite bodies: A self-consistent treatment of            Purcell effect below threshold.  [link

W.Jin, C.Khandekar, A.Pick, A.G.Polimeridis, A.W.Rodriguez, Phys. Rev. B. 93, 125415 (2016)



Thermal radiation from optically driven Kerr photonic cavities [link]

C.Khandekar, Z.Lin, A.W.Rodriguez, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 151109 (2015)


Radiative heat transfer in nonlinear Kerr media. [link]

C.Khandekar, A.Pick, S.G.Johnson, A.W.Rodriguez, Phys. Rev. B. 91, 115406 (2015)

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