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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. Ashish Chanana

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  2. Baudilio Tejerina

    Since November 2004, Baudilio Tejerina manages the computer facilities of the Theory Group in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University. After receiving his PhD in Physical Chemistry...

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  3. Chih-Wei Lai

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  4. dihan Md. Nuruddin hasan

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  5. Ganesh Ram

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  6. German Felipe Giraldo

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  7. Gong Chen

    PhD sthdent from USTC

    http://nanohub.org/members/69232

  8. Gulsim Kulsharova

    http://nanohub.org/members/36310

  9. Haifeng Yuan

    PhD student at Leiden

    http://nanohub.org/members/69419

  10. Jose Carlos Perez

    I'm a graduate student at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, NY. Born and raised in a small Central American nation named Honduras, I want to serve my country and the rest of the...

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  11. Joseph M. Cychosz

    Joe Cychosz began his computing career in 1974 at the University of Illinois where he became an electrical engineer by degree and a programmer by trade while working with the Control Data computer...

    http://nanohub.org/members/4994

  12. Joshua Borneman

    Joshua Borneman is currently a research assistant and Ph.D candidate in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University. He works with...

    http://nanohub.org/members/17414

  13. Krishnakali Chaudhuri

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  14. Maneesha Rupakula

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  15. MD. Wahiduzzaman

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  16. Natalia Litchinitser

    Prof. Litchinitser received her B.S. and M.S. in Physics from Moscow State University. She then completed her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1997. Since...

    http://nanohub.org/members/37097

  17. Nathaniel G Kinsey

    Currently a Masters student at the University of Missouri. Will be attending Purdue University in the Fall of 2012 to pursue a PhD degree. I will conduct research in nanophotonics and optical...

    http://nanohub.org/members/66031

  18. Neal Skinner

    BS Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M UniversityME Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M UniversityBS Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at DallasMS Electrical Engineering, The University of...

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  19. Nick Fang

    Nicholas X. Fang is the d’Arbeloff Career Development Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nick Fang earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in...

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  20. Peijun Guo

    I am currently pursuing my PhD degree in the department of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University, with Prof. Robert P.H. Chang. My research is focused on infrared plasmonics...

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