• F. Chahshuri, M. Taleb, F. Diekmann, K. Rossnagel, and N. Talebi
    “Interaction of Excitons with Cherenkov Radiation in WSe2 beyond the Non-Recoil Approximation,”
    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 55, 145101 (2022). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “A fast push to photon pairs,”
    Nat. Phys. (2021). DOI:
  • P. H. Bittorf, F. Davoodi, M. Taleb, and N. Talebi,
    “Mapping optical Bloch modes of a plasmonic square lattice in real and reciprocal spaces using cathodoluminescence spectroscopy,”
    Opt. Express 29, 34328-34340 (2021). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Quantum optics with swift electrons,”
    Light-Sci. Appl. 10, 90 (2021). DOI:
  • F. Davoodi, and N. Talebi,
    “Plasmon–Exciton Interactions in Nanometer-Thick Gold-WSe2 Multilayer Structures: Implications for Photodetectors, Sensors, and Light-Emitting Devices,”
    ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 4(6), 6067–6074 (2021). DOI:
  • N. Talebi, and I. Březinová,
    “Exchange-Mediated Mutual Correlation and Dephasing in Free-Electron and Light Interactions,”
    New J. Phys. 23 063066 (2021). DOI:
  • X. Jiang, M. Taleb, F. Diekmann, K. Rossnagel, and N. Talebi,
    “Strong Interaction of Cherenkov Radiation with Excitons in WSe2 Crystals,”
  • M. Taleb, F. Davoodi, F. K. Diekmann, K. Rossnagel, and N. Talebi,
    “Charting the Exciton-Polariton Landscape of WSe2 Thin Flakes by Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy,”
    Adv. Photonics Res. 2100124 (2021). Doi:
  • R. Lingstädt, N. Talebi, M. Hentschel, et al.,
    “Interaction of edge exciton polaritons with engineered defects in the hyperbolic material Bi2Se3,”
    Commun Mater 2, 5 (2021). DOI:


  • R. Lingstädt, N. Talebi, S. Guo, W. Sigle, A. Campos, M. Kociak, M. Esmann, S. F. Becker, E. Okunishi, M. Mukai, C. Lienau, and P. A. van Aken,
    “Probing plasmonic excitation mechanisms and far-field radiation of single-crystalline gold tapers with electrons,”
    Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 378, 20190599 (2020). DOI:
  • J. Christopher, M. Taleb, A. Maity, M. Hentschel, H. Giessen, and N. Talebi,
    “Electron-driven photon sources for correlative electron-photon spectroscopy with electron microscopes,”
    Nanophotonics 9, no. 15, 4381-4406 (2020). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Strong interaction of slow electrons with near-field light visited from first principles,”
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 080401 (2020).
  • N. Nielen, M. Hentschel, N. Schilder, H. Giessen, A. Polman, N. Talebi,
    “Electrons generate self-complementary broadband vortex light beams using chiral photon sieves,”
    Nano Letters 20(8), 5975-5981 (2020). DOI:
  • M. Esmann, A. Chimeh, A. Korte, J. H. Zhong, S. Stephan, J. Witt, G. Wittstock,
    “Plasmonic nanofocusing spectral interferometry,”
    Nanophotonics 9, no. 2, 491-508 (2020). DOI:
  • N. Talebi, S. Guo, A. Campos, M. Kociak, P. A.van Aken,
    “Toroidal Moments Probed by Electron Beams,”
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1461 012174 (2020). DOI:


  • 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 Photonics 6(10), 2509-2516 (2019). DOI:
  • N. Talebi and C. Lienau,
    “Interference of quantum paths is Coherent Kapitza-Dirac Effect,”
    New J. Phys. 21, 093016 (2019). DOI:
  • S. Guo, N. Talebi, A. Campos, M. Kociak, and P. A. van Aken,
    “Radiation of dynamic toroidal moments,”
    ACS Photonics 6(2), 467-474 (2019). DOI:
  • 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). DOI:
  • N. Talebi and C. Lienau,
    “Ultrafast Optics with Slow Electrons,”
    EPJ Web of Conferences 205, 08017 (2019). DOI:


  • N. Talebi,
    “Electron-Light Interactions beyond Adiabatic Approximations: Recoil Engineering and Spectral Interferometry,”
    Invited Review Paper, Advances in Physics: X, 3:1, (2018). DOI:
  • J. Vogelsang, N. Talebi, G. Hergert, A. Wöste, P. Groß, A. Hartschuh, C. Lienau,
    “Plasmonic-Nanofocusing-based Electron Holography,”
    ACS Photonics 5(9), 3584-3593 (2018). DOI:
  • 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,”
    Advanced Functional Materials, 28(25), 1705862 (2018). DOI:
  • S. Guo, N. Talebi, and P. A. van Aken,
    “Long-range coupling of toroidal moments,”
    ACS Photonics 5(4), 1326-1333 (2018). DOI:


  • 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). DOI:
  • 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, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 93-110 (2018). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Electrons interacting with metamaterials: from few-photon sources to electron optics,”
    SPIE Newsroom, (2017). DOI:


  • 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 Letters 16(10), 6137-6144 (2016). DOI:
  • P. Groß, M. Esmann, S. F. Becker, J. Vogelsang, N. Talebi, C. Lienau,
    “Plasmonic nanofocusing–grey holes for light,”
    Advances in Physics: X 1:2, 297-330 (2016). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Optical modes in slab waveguides with magnetoelectric effects,”
    J. Opt. 18, 055607 (2016). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Schroedinger electrons interacting with optical gratings: quantum mechanical study of the inverse Smith Purcell effect,”
    New J. Phys. 18, 123006 (2016). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Spectral interferometry with electron microscopes,”
    Sci. Rep. 6, 33874 (2016). DOI:
  • 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(7), 6988-6994 (2016). DOI:
  • 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,”
    Microscopy and Microanalysis, 22(S3), 294-295 (2016). DOI:


  • 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(7), 7641-7648 (2015). DOI:
  • 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, 20721-20731 (2015). DOI:
  • C. Ozsoy-Keskinbora, N. Talebi, H.M. Benia, C.T. Koch, P. A. van Aken,
    “Unconventional Surface Plasmon Excitations in Bi2Se3,”
    Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21(S3), 2057-2058 (2015). DOI:
  • 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,”
    Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21(S3), 2221-2222 (2015). DOI:


  • 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 Photonics 1(12), 1285-1289 (2014). DOI: (Highlighted in Nature Photonics 9, 214-16.)
  • 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). DOI:
  • 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. 116, 947–954 (2014). DOI:
  • N. Talebi, B Ögüt, W Sigle, R Vogelgesang, PA van Aken,
    “Plasmons of Hexamer and Pentamer Nanocavities Probed with Swift Electrons,”
    Microscopy and Microanalysis, 20(S3), 580-581 (2014). DOI:


  • 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). DOI:
  • 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(6), 434-437 (2013). DOI:
  • 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,”
    Microscopy and Microanalysis, 19(S2), 1932-1933 (2013). DOI:


  • 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(10), 5239-5244 (2012). DOI: (Outstanding paper award 2012 of the European Microscopy Society.)
  • N. Talebi, M. Shahabadi, W. Khunsin, and R. Vogelgesang,
    “Plasmonic gratings as a nonlinear converter-coupler,”
    Opt. Express 20, 1392-1405 (2012). DOI:
  • 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(24), 8867-8873 (2012). DOI:
  • W. Sigle, L. Gu, N. Talebi, B. Ögüt, C. Koch, R. Vogelgesang, P. van Aken,
    “EELS and EFTEM of surface plasmons in metallic nanostructures,”
    Microscopy and Microanalysis, 17(S2), 762-763 (2012). DOI:


  • 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(8), 6701-6706 (2011). DOI:
  • 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). DOI:
  • 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, 937-943 (2011). DOI:


  • N. Talebi and M. Shahabadi,
    “Spoof surface plasmons propagating along a periodically corrugated coaxial waveguide,”
    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 43, 135302 (2010). DOI:
  • 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, 2273-2278 (2010). DOI:


  • 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(4), 711-716 (2008). DOI:
  • N. Talebi, A. Mahjoubfar, and M. Shahabadi,
    “Plasmonic ring resonator,”

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 25, 2116-2122 (2008). DOI:


  • N. Talebi and A. Shahabadi,
    “Application of generalized multipole technique to the analysis of discontinuities in substrate integrated waveguides,”
    Prog. Electromagn. Res. 69, 227-235 (2007). DOI:


  • N. Talebi, M. Shahabadi, and C. Hafner,
    “Analysis of a lossy microring using the generalized multipole technique,”
    Prog. Electromagn. Res. 66, 287-299 (2006). DOI:

Book Chapter

  • N. Talebi,
    “Topological hyperbolic and Dirac plasmons,”
    Review in Plasmonics 2017, Springer, 169-190. Editor: C. D. Geddes (2017). DOI:
  • N. Talebi,
    “Time-resolved spectroscopy of nanostructures with conjugate electron and photon beams,”
    Scattering by Aggregates on Surfaces 1, 108-110. Editor: T. Wriedt (2014).




  • 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.
  • N. Talebi, R. Vogelgesang, and P. A. van Aken,
    “Determining the electromagnetic response of a sample,”
    US 20140297205 A1, European Patent No. 13001598 (2014).