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Alexey Basharin

imageAssociate Professor, researcher, Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics

e-mail: alexey.basharin@gmail.com

Phone: 8 (495) 638 46 44

Area of Expertise: Metamaterials, plasmonics, toroidal electrodynamics, terahertz and microwaves



Winner of open international competition for grants NUST “MISiS”. The competition is created to support invitation PhD students and young scientists with international experience for collaborative research in the field of scientific direction in the 2015-2016  biennium to realize the Programm of  increasing the competitiveness of NUST “MISiS” among the world’s leading research and education centers.

Major Scientific Advances:

  • The toroid dipole moment in the dielectric metamaterials is demonstrated;
  • The effect similar to the effect of electromagnetically inducing transparency is predicted;
  • Experimental and theoretical research of electromagnetic waves of the terahertz range in polariton metamaterials at permittivity near zero.

Research Projects and Contracts: 

  1. LABEX WIFI (Laboratory of Excellence within the French Program ‘‘Investments for the Future’’), 2013-2015;

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    Alexey Basharin is giving a lecture to students

  2. EXEL (EXtending ELectromagnetism through novel artificial materials) ERC-02 by Greek GSRT), 2011-2014;
  3. by-NanoERA (Institutional Development of Applied Nanoelectromagnetics: Belarus in ERA Widening) FP7 NMP EU project, 2013;
  4. 2012 – 2-nd Prize among the projects in Nanotechnologies. Scientific and scientific-pedagogical Staffs of Innovative Russia, The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, leader;
  5. Grant RFFI 13-02-00732 “Electrodynamics of open waveguides with linear and nonlinear microstructured media”, executer;
  6. Grant RFFI 13-08-01278 “Nanoelectronic systems of transmission, reception and processing of information based spintronic devices and metamaterials”, executer;
  7. 2011-2012 ENSEMBLE (ENgineered SElf-Organized Multi-component structures with novel controllable Electromagnetic functionalities) FP7 NMP EU project;
  8. 2011-2012 NIM_NIL (Large Area Fabrication of 3D Negative Index Materials by NanoImprint Lithography), FP7 NMP EU project;
  9. 2009- Travel grant, Queen Mary University of London, 2009 Рецензирование, экспертиза OSA Optics Letters, OSA Optical Express Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics.

Alexey holds an excursion for scoolboys in the lab “Superconducting metamaterials”

Scientific Recognition: 

Prize in radiophysics for young scientists.

Patents, intellectual ownership:

N.P. Balabukha, A.A. Basharin «Dielectric Aerial», Patent, No 2007147849/09(052442), Russia.

Lectures and seminars reading at NUST “MISiS”:

Plasmonics, metamaterials.


  1. Nikita A. Nemkov, Alexey A. Basharin, and Vassily A. Fedotov Non-radiating sources, dynamic anapole and Aharonov-Bohm effect (arXiv:1605.09033v1) 2016
  2. Alexey A. Basharin, Maria Kafesaki, Eleftherios N. Economou, Costas M. Soukoulis, Vassili A. Fedotov, Vassili Savinov and Nikolay I. Zheludev, Dielectric metamaterials with toroidal response, Physical Review X 5,  011036  (2015)
  1. Maria Kafesaki, Alexey A. Basharin,  Eleftherios N. Economou and Costas M. Soukoulis, THz metamaterials made of phonon-polariton materials, Photonics and Nanostructures Fundamentals and Applications 12, 376-386 (2014),
  1. Alexey A. Basharin, Charalampos Mavidis, Maria Kafesaki, Eleftherios N. Economou, and Costas M. Soukoulis,Epsilon Near Zero Based Phenomena in Metamaterials, Physical Review B 87, 155130 (2013)
  2. M. Massaouti, A. A. Basharin, M. Kafesaki, M. F. Acosta, R. I. Merino, V. M. Orera, E. N. Economou, C. M. Soukoulis, and S. Tzortzakis, Eutectic epsilon-near-zero metamaterial terahertz waveguides, Optics Letters, 38, 7, 1140 (2013)
  1. A. A. Basharin, M. Kafesaki, E. N. Economou, and C. M. Soukoulis, Backward  wave radiation from negative permittivity waveguides and its use for THz subwavelength imaging, Optics Express 20, 12752 (2012)
  1. A. A. Basharin, M. Kafesaki, E. N. Economou, and C. M. Soukoulis, Superlensing Effects in Anisotropic Eutectic Metamaterials in the THz Range,  AIP Conf. Proc. 2011, 1398, 64-66 (2011)
  1. Alexey A. Basharin and Nikolay L. Menshikh, Ultraslow surface_ plasmons in metamaterial waveguides for subwavelength resolution, Applied Physics A, 106, 3, 517-522 (2011)
  1. A. A. Basharin and N. L. Men’shikh, Ultraslow surface_ plasmons in metamaterial waveguides, Letters to Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics (JETP Letters), 93, 12, 688-692 (2011)
  1. A.A. Basharin, N.P. Balabukha, and V.N. Semenenko. The radiation from a planar metamaterial waveguide, Journal of Applied Physics, 107, 113301-1-5 (2010)
  1. N. P. Balabukha, A. A. Basharin, V.N. Semenenko, The Effect of Backward Radiation of Metamaterials Waveguide, Letters to Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics (JETP Letters), 89, 10, 500-505 (2009).