Durdu Guney

Durdu Guney


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Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
  • MS, Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Sabanci University
  • BS, Physics, Bosphorus (Bogazici) University


Durdu Guney is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Tech University. Prior to Michigan Tech he was a postdoctoral fellow in the US Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University. He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Applied Physics) from the University of California, San Diego in 2007. He performed consulting on an all-optical cryptosysytem developed by Ziva Corp., San Diego in 2004. His research interests are metamaterials, photonic crystals and fibers, plasmonics, acoustic bandgap materials, microelectromechanical systems, quantum computing, communications and cryptography. He is a member of OSA, SPIE, MRS, and IEEE.

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Areas of Interest

  • Metamaterials and Plasmonics
  • Quantum Computing, Communications and Cryptography
  • Photonic Bandgap Materials and Fibers
  • Quantum Optics
  • Acoustic Bandgap Materials

Recent Publications

  • D. O. Guney, Th. Koschny, and C. M. Soukoulis, Intra-connected three-dimensionally isotropic bulk negative index photonic metamaterial, Opt. Express 18, 12348 (2010).
  • D. O. Guney, Th. Koschny, and C. M. Soukoulis, Reducing ohmic losses in metamaterials by geometric tailoring, Phys. Rev. B 80, 125129 (2009).
  • D. O. Guney and D. A. Meyer, Negative refraction gives rise to the Klein Paradox, Phys. Rev. A 79, 063834 (2009).
  • D. O. Guney, Th. Koschny, M. Kafesaki, C. M. Soukoulis, Connected bulk negative index photonic metamaterials, Opt. Lett. 34, 506 (2009).
  • D. O. Guney and D. A. Meyer, Integrated conditional teleportation and readout circuit based on a photonic crystal single chip, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 391 (2007).
  • D. O. Guney and D. A. Meyer, Creation of entanglement and implementation of quantum logic gate operations using a three-dimensional photonic crystal single-mode cavity, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 283 (2007).