Tags: nanophotonics

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When optical components are reduced to the nanoscale, they exhibit interesting properties that can be harnessed to create new devices. For example, imagine a block of material with thin layers of alternating materials. This creates a periodic arrangement of alternating dielectric constants, forming a "photonic crystal" that is analogous to the electronic crystals used in semiconductor devices. Photonic crystals, along with quantum dots and other devices patterned at the nanoscale, may form the basis for sensors and switches used in computers and telecommunications. More information on Nanophotonics can be found here.

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  1. Energy Transport in Bi-Te-Se Topological Insulators

    21 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Shouyuan Huang, Vasudevan Iyer, Xianfan Xu

    Topological insulators (TIs) are a new phase of material that allows metallic conducting electrons at its surface while the bulk is insulating. Besides, the topological surface electrons’ spin orientation is always locked perpendicular to its moving direction, called...

  2. Organic Photonics and Electronics: The Endless Frontier

    21 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Bernard Kippelen

    In this talk, we will discuss how printable organic conjugated semiconducting molecules and polymers are creating new disruptive technologies that are impacting all industries. We will present recent advances in various solid-state device platforms including, organic light-emitting diodes...

  3. ECE 695FO Lecture 14: Quantum Networks

    12 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:Quantum networking fundamentalsQuantum repeatersQuantum teleportationQuantum computation

  4. ECE 695FO Lecture 13: Quantum Cryptography

    12 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:Classical cryptographyQuantum key distribution

  5. ECE 695FO Lecture 10: Modulation Formats

    08 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:CDM, TDMSK, PSK, and FSK

  6. ECE 695FO Lecture 12A: On-Chip Interconnects - Guided Wave Interconnects

    06 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

  7. ECE 695FO Lecture 12B: On-Chip Interconnects - Photonic Crystals

    06 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

  8. ECE 695FO Lecture 12C: On-Chip Interconnects - Photonic Waveguides

    06 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

  9. ECE 695FO Lecture 12D: On-Chip Interconnects - Photonic Slabs

    06 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

  10. ECE 695FO Lecture 11: Networking Growth

    06 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics: pgrading existing network hardware Improved communications protocols Novel network concepts

  11. Superfluids of Light: Bose-Einstein Condensation of Polaritons

    04 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: David W. Snoke

    In this talk I will review some of this past work and present recent results, including oscillation of a polariton condensate in a one-dimensional ring trap, and polariton drag, in which electrons directly push photons in a wire.

  12. ECE 695FO Lecture 8: Optical Amplifiers

    28 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

  13. ECE 695FO Lecture 9: Wavelength Division Multiplexing

    28 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:WDM PrinciplesWDM HardwareHybrid packet/optical networks

  14. Yang, Sen

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  15. ECE 695FO Lecture 6: Semiconductor Lasers II (not recorded)

    25 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:Quantum ConfinementFunctionality

  16. ECE 695FO Lecture 7: Optial Telecommuniation System Limitations

    24 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:Optical telecommunication linksSystem limitations

  17. ECE 695FO Lecture 5: Semiconductor Lasers I

    17 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics: Amplification Lasing Conditions

  18. ECE 695FO Lecture 3: Optical Transmitters

    14 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics:Multiplexing (continued)Einstien CoefficientsSemiconductor PhotonicsLight Emitting Diodes

  19. ECE 695FO Lecture 4: Lasers

    14 Jan 2019 |

    Topics:Laser PrinciplesLaser TransitionsGeneral Rate Equations

  20. ECE 695FO Lecture 1: Introduction

    14 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel

    Topics Overview of optical fibers Multi-mode fibers Single-mode fibers Graded Index (GRIN) fibers Step-Index fibers Numerical Aperture Polarization-maintaining fibers Fabrication