Tags: nanophotonics


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. Shape Generator for the Discrete Dipole Approximation

    28 May 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Manoj Seeram, Gregory T. Forcherio, Phillip Blake, D. Keith Roper

    This page is no longer supported. Updated content has been moved to: https://nanohub.org/resources/ddscatshapegene/about The Shape Generator the Discrete Dipole Approximation has been uploaded to...


  2. ANGEL - A Nonequilibrium Green's Function Solver for LEDs

    07 Feb 2010 | Downloads | Contributor(s): sebastian steiger

    Introducing ANGEL, a Nonequilibrium Green’s Function code aimed at describing LEDs. ANGEL uses a description close to the classic NEMO-1D paper (Lake et al., JAP 81, 7845 (1997)) to model quantum...