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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.
Computational Nanophotonics – Designing Spaces for Light
29 Jun 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander V. Kildishev
In this presentation, after a brief review of previous work based on the innovative methods of transformation optics, I present a new class of elliptic omnidirectional concentrators focusing light...
E304 L8.1.3: Nanophotonics - Quantum Dots
15 Jun 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L8.2.1: Nanophotonics - Near Field Light and Imaging
E304 L8.1.1: Nanophotonics - Photon-Matter Interactions
15 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations
Photons as 'Glue' for Dissimilar Quantum Systems
12 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oliver Benson
Here we report on different photon sources, which could be part of a quantum hybrid architecture or which could provide the‘glue’for dissimilar quantum systems.
Light Matter Interfaces for NV Center in Diamond
11 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexey V Akimov
The NV center in diamond is attracting a lot of attention within the quantum information processing community. As a spin system in a clean and well-controlled environment of the diamond lattice,...
Modeling of Quantum Cascade Laser Sources with Giant Optical Nonlinearities
07 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Christian Jirauschek
IWCE 2015 Presentation. A characteristic feature of the quantum cascade laser (QCL) is that the optical properties of the active region can be custom-tailored by quantum engineering. Recently, the...
Optoelectronic Spintronics and Quantum Photonics in 2D Materials
07 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Schaibley
First, I will discuss the physics and applications of 2D heterostructures composed of stacked monolayers of MoSe_2 and WSe_2 . These heterostructures host interlayer valley excitons where the...
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Purdue Quantum Center
VIRTUAL PHOTONS: From Lamb’s shift to Dicke’s superradiance
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marlan O. Scully, Dawei Wang
The effects of virtual photons are very real. The Lamb shift and Unruh radiation are examples. It may even be possible to make real advances from virtual processes in solar cells. The three main...
Quantum Error Correction for Metrology
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Fedor Jelezko
I will discuss recent developments transforming quantum control tools into quantum technologies based on single nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamond. I will present ultrasensitive MRI at...
Hybrid Perovskite Optoelectronics
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tao (Tom) Wu
I will discuss the perspective of applying hybrid perovskites in photovoltaic and optoelectronic devices, with a focus on photodetectors and phototransistors. Our experiments on perovskite...
Plasmonics and Metasurfaces for Extreme Manipulation of Light
08 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yongmin Liu
In this talk, I will present some of our work in the fascinating field of plasmonics and optical metasurfaces. First, I will discuss reconfigurable plasmonic lenses operating in microfluidic...
Engineering Diamond Color Centers for Quantum Information and Sensing
11 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Philip Hemmer
For over a decade diamond color centers like the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) have been investigated for applications ranging from quantum storage registers to room temperature quantum computers to...
Atom-photon Interactions In 1D Photonic Crystals: From cQED to band-gap physics
05 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan Hood
We investigate opportunities that emerge from the integration of cold atoms with nanoscopic photonic crystal waveguides (PCWs). PCWs enable the light-matter interaction to be engineered for both...
A Crash Course in Nanophotonic Simulations
18 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
This seminar will cover rapid, scalable computational methods used in simulating optical reflection,
transmission, and absorption in complex structures. After a brief survey of the tools...
The PhotonicVASEfit Tutorial
18 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev
This online presentation will help you to get started with our simulation tool PhotonicVASEfit. In the introduction we explain the scenarios in which the simulation tool can be used. We describe...
Ultrafast Photonic Signal Processing: A Quarter Century Perspective
28 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew M Weiner
In this lecture I will begin with a brief introduction to ultrafast optics and specifically to methods permitting shaping of ultrafast laser fields on time scales too fast for direct electronic...
Towards Light-Spin Interface for NV Center in Diamond
17 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexey V Akimov
In this work we present our efforts on using CMOS compatible hyperbolic metamaterials and optical fibers to construct efficient single-photon sources and sensing elements using NV center in diamond.
Quantum Optics in New Systems: From Plasmonics to Cold Atoms
In my talk I will describe our activities in both field on quantum interfaces and cold atoms