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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.
Benefits of Hemp
12 Oct 2018 |
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A controversial crop that has been demonized and defended for at least 80 years, hemp has been the proverbial challenge in the US because of political factions, special interests and unequivocal...
Optical Properties of Single Coaxial Nanowires -LDOS and Purcell Factor
02 Oct 2018 | Contributor(s):: Sulaiman Abdul-Hadi, Amartya Dutta, Katherine Hansen, Chen Yang
Computes LDOS and Purcell Factor of a single nanowire with up to 2 shell layers using Mie-formalism
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Two Photon Lithography
05 Mar 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Mohammad Mahfuzul Kabir, Varun Ajit Kelkar, Darren K Adams, Kimani C Toussaint
Calculate voxel dimensions for a two-photon lithography process
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Radiative Cooling Experiment
19 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Yu-wen Lin, Evan L Schlenker, Zhou Zhiguang, Peter Bermel
Simulate a passive radiative cooling solution implementation in an experimental setup.
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Quantum Coherent Transport in Atoms & Electrons
25 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Yong P. Chen
I will discuss some recent experimental examples from my lab studying quantum coherent transport and interferometry in electrons as well as cold atoms. For example, phase coherent electron transport and interference around a cylinder realized in a nanowire of topological insulator...