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  • Created 12 Dec 2013

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Welcome to the Photonics group! If you are a student or practicing engineer or scientist who wants to learn more about photonics or an instructor looking for materials to use in a course, you can find material here that includes complete courses and seminars on specialized topics.

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This group contains the following:

nanoHUB-U Course

Nanophotonic Modeling

Purdue University (2014) 25 Lectures.
Taught by Peter Bermel
Selected Topics: Photonic bandstructures and bandgaps, solving multilayered photonic systems, direct simulation of Maxwell's equations in time, advanced time-domain simulations, simulating multiscale systems with finite-element methods.

Graduate Courses

Electronic and Photonic Devices

ECE 398 at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2010). 25 Lectures
Taught by Kent D Choquette
Selected Topics: semiconductor electronic properties, PN junctions, absorption, emission, recombination, quantum wells, LEDs, VCSEL, pptical displays, optical waveguides, fiber modes, erbium doped fiber amplifiers, optical communication

Optical Properties of Solids

PHYS 620 at University of Michigan (2013) 15 Lectures.
Taught by Roberto Merlin
Selected Topics: electrodynamics, Kramers-Kronig Relations, phenomenological models, semiconductor interband transitions, lattice absorption, phonon poloaritons, excitons, free carrier absorption and plasmons, impurity centers, magnetic excitations

Nanophotonics and Metamaterials

ECE 695s at Purdue University (2013) 15 Lectures.
Taught by Vladimir M. Shalaev
Selected Topics: light interaction, dispersion, optical properties, photonic crystals, metal optics, plasmon excitation, metamaterials, silicon nanophotonics, graphene photonics, plasmonics, optoelectronics, plasmonic photovoltaics, diamond photonics, nanolasers

Ultrafast Optics

ECE 616 at Purdue University (2011) 35 Lectures.
Taught by Andrew M. Weiner
Selected Topics: lasers, mode-locking, autocorrelation, chirped pulses, frequency-resolved optical gating, noise, jitter, dispersion, frequency dependent storage time, nonlinear refractive index media, self-phase-modulation, solitons, raman scattering, ultrafast spectroscopy, non-linear plasmonics, a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.