Journal Publications h-index:15 (Google Scholar)

  1. S. Guo, N. Talebi, A. Campos, W. Sigle, M. Esmann, S. F. Becker, C. Lienau, M. Kociak, and P. A. van Aken, “Far-field radiation of three-dimensional plasmonic gold taper near apices,” ACS Photon. (2019),
  2. N. Talebi and C. Lienau, “Interference of quantum paths is Coherent Kapitza-Dirac Effect,” New J. Phys. 18, 123006 (2019).
  3. S. Guo, N. Talebi, A. Campos, M. Kociak, and P. A. van Aken, “Radiation of dynamic toroidal moments,” ACS photon. 6, 474 (2019).
  4. N. Talebi, S. Meuret, S. Guo, M. Hentschel, A. Polman, H. Giessen, and P.A. van Aken, “Merging transformation optics with electron-driven photon sources,” Nat. Commun.10, 599 (2019).
  5. N. Talebi and C. Lienau, “Ultrafast Optics with Slow Electrons,” EPJ Web Conf. 205, 08017 (2019).
  6. N. Talebi, “Electron-Light Interactions beyond Adiabatic Approximations: Recoil Engineering an. Spectral Interferometry,” Invited Review Paper, Advances in Physics: X 3 (1), 1499438 (2018).
  7. J. Vogelsang, N. Talebi, G. Hergert, A. Wöste, P. Groß, A. Hartschuh, C. Lienau, “Plasmonic-Nanofocusing-based Electron Holography,” ACS Photonics 5, 3584-3593 (2018).
  8. X. Wang, V. Sridhar, S. Guo, N. Talebi, A.Miguel‐López, K. Hahn, P. A Aken, S. Sánchez, “Fuel‐Free Nanocap‐Like Motors Actuated Under Visible Light,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 1705862 (2018).
  9. S. Guo, N. Talebi, and P. A. van Aken, “Long-range coupling of toroidal moments,” ACS photonics 5 (4), 1326-1333 (2018).
  10. N. Talebi, “Interaction of electron beams with optical nanostructures and metamaterials: From coherent photon sources towards shaping the wave function,” Invited Topical Review, J. Opt. 19, 103001 (2017).
  11. N. Talebi, S. Guo, P. van Aken, “Theory and applications of toroidal moments in electrodynamics: their emergence, characteristics, and technological relevance Nanophotonics,” Invited Review Paper, Nanophotonics-De Gruyter 7, 93-110 (2017).
  12. N. Talebi, “Electrons interacting with metamaterials: from few-photon sources to electron optics,” SPIE Newsroom, Doi: 10.1117/2.1201705.006891, (2017).
  13. S. Guo, N. Talebi, W. Sigle. R. Vogelgesang, G. Richter, M. Esmann, S. F. Becker, C. Lienau, P. A van Aken, “Reflection and Phase Matching in Plasmonic Gold Tapers,” Nano Lett. 16, 6137–6144 (2016).
  14. P. Groß, M. Esmann, S. F. Becker, J. Vogelsang, N. Talebi, C. Lienau, “Plasmonic nanofocusing–grey holes for light,” Advances in Physics: X 1, 297-330 (2016).
  15. N. Talebi, “Optical modes in slab waveguides with magnetoelectric effects,” J. Opt. 18, 055607 (2016).
  16. N. Talebi, “Schroedinger electrons interacting with optical gratings: quantum mechanical study of the inverse Smith Purcell effect,” New J. Phys. 18, 123006 (2016).
  17. N. Talebi, “Spectral interferometry with electron microscopes,” Sci. Rep. 6, 33874 (2016).
  18. N. Talebi, H. M. Benia, K. Kern, C. T. Koch, C. Ozsoy-Keskinbora, P. A. van Aken, “Wedge Dyakonov Waves and Dyakonov Plasmons in Topological Insulator Bi2Se3 Probed by Electron beams,” ACS Nano 10, 6988 (2016).
  19. W. Sigle, N. Talebi, S. Guo, C. Knipl, C. Lienau, M. Esmann, S. F Becker, . Vogelgesang, P. A van Aken, “Plasmons in Mesoscopic Gold Tapers,” Microsc. Microanal. 22 (S3), 294-295 (2016).
  20. N. Talebi, W. Sigle, R. Vogelgesang, M. Esmann, S. F. Becker, C. Lienau, and P. A. van Aken, “Excitation of Mesoscopic Plasmonic Tapers by Relativistic Electrons: Phase Matching versus Eigenmode Resonances,” ACS Nano. 9, 7641-8 (2015).
  21. Q Liang, Y Wen, XK Mu, T Reindl, W Yu, N Talebi, PA van Aken, “Investigating hybridization schemes of coupled split-ring resonators by electron impacts,” Opt. Express 23 (16), 20721-20731 (2015).
  22. C. Ozsoy-Keskinbora, N. Talebi, H.M. Benia, C.T. Koch, P. A. van Aken, “Unconventional Surface Plasmon Excitations in Bi2Se3,” Microsc. Microanal. 21, 2057 (2015).
  23. W. Sigle, N. Talebi, S. Guo, M. Esmann, S. F Becker, R. Vogelgesang, C. T. Lienau, P. A. van Aken, “Real-space Imaging of Plasmonic Modes of Gold Tapers by EFTEM and EELS,” Microsc. Microanal. 21, 2221 (2015).
  24. M. Esslinger, R. Vogelgesang, N. Talebi, W. Khunsin, P. Gehring, S. de Zuani, B. Gompf, and Klaus Kern,“Tetradymites as natural hyperbolic materials for the near- infrared to visible,” ACS Photon.1, 1285-89 (2014), Highlighted in Nature Photonics 9, 214-16 (2014).
  25. N. Talebi, “A Directional, ultrafast, and integrated few-photon source utilizing the interaction of electron beams and plasmonic nanoantennas,” New J. Phys. 16, 053021 (2014).
  26. N. Talebi, B. Ögüt, W. Sigle, R. Vogelgesang, and P. A. Van Aken, “On the symmetry and topology of plasmonic eigenmodes in heptamer and hexamer nanocavities,” Appl. Phys. A. 1, 1 (2014). 
  27. N. Talebi, B Ögüt, W Sigle, R Vogelgesang, PA van Aken, “Plasmons of Hexamer and Pentamer Nanocavities Probed with Swift Electrons,” Microsc. Microanal. 20 (S3), 580- 581 (2014).
  28. N. Talebi, “Timeresolved spectroscopy of nanostructures with conju-gate electron and photon beams,” Scattering by Aggregates on Surfaces 1, 108 (2014).
  29. N. Talebi, W. Sigle, R. Vogelgesang, and P. A. van Aken, “Numerical simulations of interference effects in photon assisted electron energy loss spectroscopy,” New J. Phys. 15, 053013 (2013).
  30. M. Esslinger, W. Khunsin, N. Talebi, T. Wei, J. Dorfmüller, R. Vogelgesang, and K. Kern, “Phase Engineering of Subwavelength Unidirectional Plasmon Launchers,” Adv. Opt. Mat. 1, 201300135 (2013).
  31. B. Ögüt, N. Talebi, R. Vogelgesang, W. Sigle, and P. A. van Aken,“Toroidal Plasmonic Eigenmodes in Oligomer Nanocavities for the Visible Detected by EFTEM and 3D- FDTD Simulations,” Microsc. Microanal. 19 (S2), 1932-1933 (2013).
  32. B. Ögüt, N. Talebi, R. Vogelgesang, W. Sigle, and P. A. van Aken, “Toroidal plasmonic eigenmodes in oligomer nanocavities for the visible,” Nano Lett. 12, 5239-5244 (2012). Outstanding paper award 2012 of the European Microscopy Society
  33. N. Talebi, M. Shahabadi, W. Khunsin, and R. Vogelgesang, “Plasmonic gratings as a nonlinear converter-coupler,” Opt. Express 20, 1392-1405 (2012).
  34. N. Talebi, W. Sigle, R. Vogelgesang, C. T. Koch, C. Fernandez Lopez, L. M. Liz Marzan, B. Ögüt, M. Rohm, and P. A. van Aken, “Breaking the mode degeneracy of surface plasmon resonances in a triangular system,” Langmuir 28, 8867-73 (2012).
  35. W. Sigle, L. Gu, N. Talebi, B. Ögüt, C. Koch, R. Vogelgesang, P. van Aken, “EELS and EFTEM of surface plasmons in metallic nanostructures,” Microsc. Microanal. 17 (S2), 762 (2012).
  36. B. Ögüt, R.Vogelgesang, W. Sigle, N. Talebi, C. T. Koch, and P. A. van Aken, “Hybridized Metal Slit Eigenmodes as an Illustration of Babinet's Principle,” ACS Nano 5, 6701(2011).
  37. L. Gu, W. Sigle, C. T. Koch, B. Ögüt, P. A. van Aken, N. Talebi, R. Vogelgesang, J. Mu, X. Wen, and J. Mao, “Resonant wedge-plasmon modes in single-crystalline gold nanoplatelets,” Phys. Rev. B 83, 195433 (2011).
  38. S. M. Raeis Zadeh Bajestani, M. Shahabadi, N. Talebi, “Analysis of plasmon propagation along a chain of metal nanospheres using the generalized multipole technique,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 937-43 (2011).
  39. N. Talebi and M. Shahabadi, “Spoof surface plasmons propagating along a periodically corrugated coaxial waveguide,” J. Phys. D-Applied Physics. 43, 135302 (2010).
  40. N. Talebi and M. Shahabadi, “All-optical wavelength converter based on a heterogeneously integrated GaP on a silicon-on-insulator waveguide,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 2273-78 (2010).
  41. N. Talebi and M. Shahabdi, “Analysis of the propagation of light along an array of nanorods using the generalized multipole techniques,” J. Comput. Theor. Nanos. 5, 711- 16 (2008).
  42. N. Talebi, A. Mahjoubfar, and M. Shahabadi “Plasmonic ring resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 25, 2116-22 (2008).
  43. N. Talebi and A. Shahabadi, “Application of generalized multipole technique to the analysis of discontinuities in substrate integrated waveguides,” Prog. Electromagn. Res. 69, 227-35 (2007).
  44. N. Talebi, M. Shahabadi, and C. Hafner, “Analysis of a lossy microring using the generalized multipole technique,” Prog. Electromagn. Res. 66, 287-99 (2006).

Book Chapter

  1. N. Talebi, “Topological hyperbolic and Dirac plasmons,” Review in Plasmonics, Springer, Editor: C. D. Geddes, to be published.


  1. N. Talebi, “Near-field mediated photon-electron interactions,” Springer Series in Optical Sciences, to be appear in Feb. 2019,


  1. N. Talebi, Method and device for time-resolved pump-probe electron microscopy, European Patent Appl. No. 14002946.3, International Patent Appl. No. PCT/EP2015/001509.
  2. N. Talebi, R. Vogelgesang, and P. A. van Aken, Determining the electromagnetic response of a sample, US 20140297205 A1, European Patent No. 13001598, 2014.