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Tags: nanophotonics

Description

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. Comparison of strain relaxation in epitaxial Si0.3Ge0.7 films grown on Si(001) and Ge(001)

    07 Oct 2011 | Papers | Contributor(s): Brian Demczyk, R. Naik, G. Auner, C. Kota, U. Rao

    Surface and interfacial strain have been computed for SiGe thin films grown by UHVCVD,based on measurements via transmission electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12252

  2. [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

  3. [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

  4. MRM

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11842

  5. Genetic algorithm

    29 Jul 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Yongxin Yao

    A simple cut-paste-mutation genetic evolution method

    http://nanohub.org/resources/geneticalgo

  6. 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

  7. Illinois Tools: Optics Lab

    19 May 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh

    Simulate the passage of light through multiple lenses

    http://nanohub.org/resources/opticslab

  8. Illinois Tools: Biconvex Lens

    18 Apr 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nahil Sobh, Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh

    Apperture controlled 2D bi-convex lens with toggling capability

    http://nanohub.org/resources/biconvex

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Illinois Tools: Nanoparticles Array Lab

    10 May 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh

    Simulate the effect of interaction of light with an array of metallic nanoparticles

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nanoarray

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Negative Refraction, Light Pressure and Attraction, Equation E=mc2 and Wave-particle Dualism

    24 Feb 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Victor G. Veselago

    The process of transfer of radiation from the emitter to the receiver is considered. It is shown that the mass transferred by radiation is not always associated with portable energy by Einstein's...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10907

  18. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series

    23 Feb 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Akash Garg, Albert Liao, Omar N Sobh

    The Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics (NANO-EP) seminar focuses on topics that span the fields of nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, nanobioelectronics, and others with biweekly talks. The seminar's...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10566

  19. Optimize Solar Cells

    10 Feb 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska

    In this presentation different avenues used to enhance the performance of solar cells are explained.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10791

  20. Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 3: Nanobionics: From Quantum, Synthetic to Systems Nanobiotechnology and Molecular Medicine

    10 Feb 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Logan Liu

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10673

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