• P. 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.” (2021) Accepted and in press.
  • N. Talebi, “Quantum optics with swift electrons,” Light Sci Appl 10, 90 (2021).
  • 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. 2021, 4, 6, 6067–6074.
  • N. Talebi, and I. Březinová, “Exchange-Mediated Mutual Correlation and Dephasing in Free-Electron and Light Interactions,” New J. Phys. 23 (2021) 063066.
  • 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. Diekmann, K. Rossnagel & N. Talebi, “Charting the Exciton-Polariton Landscape in WSe2 Thin Flakes by Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy.” Accepted and in press.
  • 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).


  • 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).
  • 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.
  • N. Talebi, “Strong interaction of slow electrons with near-field light visited from first principles,” arXiv:2003.14101. Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 080401 (2020).
  • R. Lingstaedt, N. Talebi, M. Hentschel, S. Mashhadi, B. Gompf, M. Burghard, H. Giessen and P. A. van Aken, “Interaction of wedge exciton polaritons with engineered defects in the van der Waals material Bi2Se3,” Submitted.
  • 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 Lett. 2020.
  • M. Esmann, A. Chimeh, A. Korte, J. H. Zhong, S. Stephan, J. Witt, G. Wittstock, “Plasmonic nanofocusing spectral interferometry,” Nanophotonics 9 (2), 491-508 (2020).
  • 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).


  • 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).
  • N. Talebi and C. Lienau, “Interference of quantum paths is Coherent Kapitza-Dirac Effect,” New J. Phys. 18, 123006 (2019).
  • S. Guo, N. Talebi, A. Campos, M. Kociak, and P. A. van Aken, “Radiation of dynamic toroidal moments,” ACS photon. 6, 474 (2019).
  • 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).
  • N. Talebi and C. Lienau, “Ultrafast Optics with Slow Electrons,” EPJ Web Conf. 205, 08017 (2019).


  • N. Talebi, “Electron-Light Interactions beyond Adiabatic Approximations: Recoil Engineering and Spectral Interferometry,” Invited Review Paper, Advances in Physics: X 3 (1), 1499438 (2018)
  • 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)
  • 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).
  • S. Guo, N. Talebi, and P. A. van Aken, “Long-range coupling of toroidal moments,” ACS photonics 5 (4), 1326-1333 (2018)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • N. Talebi, “Electrons interacting with metamaterials: from few-photon sources to electron optics,” SPIE Newsroom, Doi: 10.1117/2.1201705.006891, (2017)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • N. Talebi, “Optical modes in slab waveguides with magnetoelectric effects,” J. Opt. 18, 055607 (2016)
  • N. Talebi, “Schroedinger electrons interacting with optical gratings: quantum mechanical study of the inverse Smith Purcell effect,” New J. Phys. 18, 123006 (2016)
  • N. Talebi, “Spectral interferometry with electron microscopes,” Sci. Rep. 6, 33874 (2016)
  • 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)
  • 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)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)


  • 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
  • N. Talebi, M. Shahabadi, W. Khunsin, and R. Vogelgesang, “Plasmonic gratings as a nonlinear converter-coupler,” Opt. Express 20, 1392-1405 (2012)
  • 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)
  • 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)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)


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


  • 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)
  • N. Talebi, A. Mahjoubfar, and M. Shahabadi “Plasmonic ring resonator,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 25, 2116-22 (2008)


  • 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)


  • 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

  • N. Talebi, “Topological hyperbolic and Dirac plasmons,” Review in Plasmonics, Springer, Editor: C. D. Geddes, to be published.
  • N. Talebi, “Timeresolved spectroscopy of nanostructures with conju-gate electron and photon beams,” Scattering by Aggregates on Surfaces 1, 108 (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.