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Biology (Selected)

Hart, S.F.M., H. Mi, R. Green, L. Xie, J.M.B. Pineda, B. Momeni, and W. Shou. Uncovering and resolving challenges of quantitative modeling in a simplified community of interacting cells. PLoS Biology. 2019, 17, e3000135.

Momeni, B., “Division of Labor: How Microbes Split Their Responsibility”, Current Biology. 2018, 28, R697-R699. doi:

Niehaus, L., I. Boland, M. Liu, K. Chen, D. Fu, C. Henckel, K. Chaung, S. Espinoza Miranda, S. Dyckman, M. Crum, S. Dedrick, W. Shou, and B. Momeni. Microbial coexistence through chemical-mediated interactionsbioRxiv. 2018. doi:

Fan Y., Y. Xiao, B. Momeni, and Y.-Y. Liu. Horizontal gene transfer can help maintain the equilibrium of microbial communitiesJ. Theor. Biol. 2018, 454, 53-59. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.05.036

Zaccaria M., S. Dedrick, and B. Momeni. Modeling Microbial Communities: A Call for Collaboration between Experimentalists and Theorists. Processes. 2017 September 25; 5(4):53. doi:10.3390/pr5040053

Momeni, B., L. Xie, and W. Shou. Lotka-Volterra pairwise modeling fails to capture diverse pairwise microbial interactions. Elife. 2017. e25051. doi:10.7554/eLife.25051.

Widder, S., R. Allen, T. Pfeiffer, T. Curtis, C. Wiuf, W. Sloan, O. Cordero, S. Brown, B. Momeni, W. Shou, H. Kettle, H. Flint, A. Haas, B. Laroche, J.-U. Kreft, P. Rainey, S. Freilich, S. Schuster, K. Milferstedt, J. Roelof Van der Meer, T. Grosskopf, J. Huisman, A. Free, C. Picioreanu, C. Quince, I. Klapper, S. Labarthe, B. Smets, H. Wang, Isaac Newton Institute Fellows, O. Soyer. 2016. “Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics.” ISME J. doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.45

Kang, S., S. Kahan, and B. Momeni. 2014. “Simulating Microbial Community Patterning Using Biocellion.” Methods in Molecular Biology, 1151: 233–53. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-0554-6_16.

Momeni, B., A. Waite, and W. Shou. 2013. “Spatial Self-Organization Favors Heterotypic Cooperation over Cheating.” eLife 2: e00960. doi:10.7554/eLife.00960.

Momeni, B., K. Brileya, M. Fields, and W. Shou. 2013. “Strong Inter-Population Cooperation Leads to Partner Intermixing in Microbial Communities.” eLife, 2: e00230. doi:10.7554/eLife.00230.

Momeni, B., and W. Shou. 2012. “Cryosectioning Yeast Communities for Examining Fluorescence Patterns,Journal of Visual Experimentation, 70: e50101. doi:10.3791/50101.

Momeni, B., C. –C. Chen, K. Hillesland, A. Waite, and W. Shou. 2011. “Using Artificial Systems to Explore the Ecology and Evolution of Symbioses.” Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 68 (8): 1353–68. doi:10.1007/s00018-011-0649-y.


Technology (Selected)

Momeni, B., M. Askari, E. Shah Hosseini, A. Atabaki, and A. Adibi. 2010. “An on-Chip Silicon Grating Spectrometer Using a Photonic Crystal Reflector.” Journal of Optics 12 (3): 035501. doi:10.1088/2040-8978/12/3/035501.

Chamanzar, M., M. Soltani, B. Momeni, S. Yegnanarayanan, and A. Adibi. 2010. “Hybrid Photonic Surface-Plasmon-Polariton Ring Resonators for Sensing Applications.” Applied Physics B 101 (1-2): 263–71. doi:10.1007/s00340-010-4034-6.

Momeni, B., E. Shah Hosseini, M. Askari, M. Soltani, and A. Adibi. 2009. “Integrated Photonic Crystal Spectrometers for Sensing Applications.” Optics Communications 282 (15): 3168–71. doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2009.04.052.

Momeni, B., E. Shah Hosseini, and A. Adibi. 2009. “Planar Photonic Crystal Microspectrometers in Silicon-Nitride for the Visible Range.” Optics Express 17 (19): 17060–69. doi:10.1364/OE.17.017060.

Momeni, B., S. Yegnanarayanan, M. Soltani, A. A. Eftekhar, E. Shah Hosseini, and A. Adibi. 2009. “Silicon Nanophotonic Devices for Integrated Sensing.” Journal of Nanophotonics 3 (1): 031001–031001 – 23. doi:10.1117/1.3122986.

Momeni, B., M. Chamanzar, E. Shah Hosseini, M. Askari, M. Soltani, and A. Adibi. 2008. “Strong Angular Dispersion Using Higher Bands of Planar Silicon Photonic Crystals.” Optics Express 16 (18): 14213–20. doi:10.1364/OE.16.014213.

Momeni, B., A. A. Eftekhar, and A. Adibi. 2007. “Effective Impedance Model for Analysis of Reflection at the Interfaces of Photonic Crystals.” Optics Letters 32 (7): 778–80. doi:10.1364/OL.32.000778.

Tay, S., J. Thomas, B. Momeni, M. Askari, A. Adibi, P. J. Hotchkiss, S. C. Jones, S. R. Marder, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian. 2007. “Planar Photonic Crystals Infiltrated with Nanoparticle/polymer Composites.” Applied Physics Letters 91 (22): 221109–221109 – 3. doi:10.1063/1.2817964.

Momeni, B., J. Huang, M. Soltani, M. Askari, S. Mohammadi, M. Rakhshandehroo, and A. Adibi. 2006. “Compact Wavelength Demultiplexing Using Focusing Negative Index Photonic Crystal Superprisms.” Optics Express 14 (6): 2413–22. doi:10.1364/OE.14.002413.

Momeni, B., and A. Adibi. 2005. “An Approximate Effective Index Model for Efficient Analysis and Control of Beam Propagation Effects in Photonic Crystals.” Journal of Lightwave Technology 23 (3): 1522.

Momeni, B., and A. Adibi. 2005. “Adiabatic Matching Stage for Coupling of Light to Extended Bloch Modes of Photonic Crystals.” Applied Physics Letters 87 (17): 171104. doi:10.1063/1.2115081.

Momeni, B., and A. Adibi. 2003. “Optimization of Photonic Crystal Demultiplexers Based on the Superprism Effect.” Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics 77 (6-7): 555–60. doi:10.1007/s00340-003-1287-3.