matthew_escarra_1Matthew Escarra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Phone: 504-862-8673
Fax: 504-862-8702

Department of Physics & Engineering Physics
221 Stanley Thomas Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Research Interests

Photonic Materials & Devices »

Recent Courses

  • ENGP 2310 – Introduction to Engineering Design


  • B.S.E.E., Rice University (2006)
  • M.A., Princeton University (2008)
  • Ph.D., Princeton University (2011)

Recent Publications

Google Scholar Link

M.D. Escarra, S. Darbe, E.C. Warmann, and H.A. Atwater, “Spectrum-Splitting Photovoltaics: Holographic Spectrum Splitting in Eight-Junction, Ultra-high Efficiency Module,” Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2013).

Quantum Cascade Laser-Based Sensing for Carbon Sequestration Leakage Monitoring MD Escarra, LT Le, NM Urban, M Oppenheimer, CF Gmachl IEEE Sensors Journal 13 (6), 2348-2356 (2013).

Nanophotonic design principles for ultrahigh efficiency photovoltaics H Atwater, A Polman, E Kosten, D Callahan, P Spinelli, C Eisler, M Escarra ... AIP Conference Proceedings, 17-21(2013).

Reflection hologram solar spectrum-splitting filters D Zhang, M Gordon, JM Russo, S Vorndran, M Escarra, H Atwater, RK Kostuk SPIE Solar Energy+ Technology, 846807-846807-10 (2012).

Quantum cascade laser-based CO2 isotope sensors for carbon sequestration and environmental monitoring M Escarra, S So, D Thomazy, L Le, R Cendejas, I Trofimov, C Gmachl Optical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications (2011).

Enhanced bandwidth and reduced dispersion through stacking multiple optical metamaterials MD Escarra, S Thongrattanasiri, WO Charles, AJ Hoffman, VA Podolskiy, C Gmachl Optics Express 19 (16), 14990-14998(2011).

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