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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.

Online Presentations (81-100 of 208)

  1. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 12: Fourier Optics II

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12428

  2. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 14: Spatial and temporal field correlations I

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12429

  3. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 15: Spatial and temporal field correlations II

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12431

  4. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 16: Low-coherence interferometry

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12432

  5. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 17: Optical coherence tomography

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12435

  6. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 18: Microscopy I

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12436

  7. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 19: Microscopy II

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12438

  8. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 20: Review

    03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12439

  9. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Fall 2011: Untangling the Essence of Bulk Heterostructure Organic Solar Cells: Why Complex Need not be Complicated

    31 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    A new class of Macroelectronic devices appropriate for large area flexible electronics, supercapacitors, batteries, and solar cells rely on the biological dictum that 'form defines function' and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12374

  10. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 2: Math Toolbox I

    26 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11924

  11. [Illinois] ECE 460 Optical Imaging Fall 2011 Lecture 1: Introduction

    26 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Scalar fields, geometrical optics, wave optics, Gaussian beams, Fourier optics, spatial and temporal coherence, microscopy, interference chromatic and geometric aberrations, Jones matrices,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11921

  12. MRM

    16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jignesh Lathigara

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11842

  13. CHM 696 Lecture 13: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies III

    02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11365

  14. Invisible cloaks and the perfect lens

    16 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Pendry

    Refractive materials gives us some limited control of light: we can fashion lenses, and construct waveguides, but complete control of light is beyond simple refracting materials. Ideally we might...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11311

  15. NanoDays - Metamaterials, Transformation Optics and Cloaking

    13 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev

    Purdue NanoDays Purdue University Office of Engagement NANOVIS Incorporated Purdue Research Park Barnds & Thornburg, LLP Conexus Indiana Intel Corporation nano Professor Verso Paper...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11302

  16. CHM 696 Lecture 12: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies II

    05 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11240

  17. CHM 696 Lecture 11: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies I

    03 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11212

  18. Trends in Nanoplasmonics: Smaller, Stronger, Faster!

    25 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark I Stockman

    Nanoplasmonics deals with collective electron dynamics on the surface of metal nanostructures, which arises due to excitations called surface plasmons. The surface plasmons localize and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11174

  19. A Half Century of Nonlinear Optics

    22 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert W. Boyd

    In this talk, we first present a review of the development of the field of nonlinear optics, and we then survey some areas of recent research including quantum imaging and implications of the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10994

  20. Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 7: Approaches for Photonic Crystal Membrane Nanolaser Diodes

    11 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kent D Choquette

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10677

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