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.

Resources (161-180 of 307)

  1. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 28 - Molding the Flow of Light and Sound With Metamaterials

    27 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10451

  2. Illinois Tools: Optical Beam Focusing System

    13 Dec 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh, Mohammad Hazem Jaber

    Generate Focused optical beams using principles of electromagnetic optics

    http://nanohub.org/resources/opticslens

  3. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 18 - Propagation, scattering and inverse scattering of evanescent fields

    13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul Scott Carney

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10373

  4. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 23 - Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy

    13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10378

  5. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 24 - Molecular analysis in pathology using vibrational spectroscopic imaging

    13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rohit Bhargava

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10379

  6. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 25 - Second-harmonic generation imaging of collagen-based systems

    13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10380

  7. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 17 - Photonic Biosensors

    13 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10382

  8. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 14 - Gaussian beam propagation, ABCD matrix, inverse scattering

    04 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul Scott Carney

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9753

  9. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 13 - An Introducton to Raman and Infrared Spectroscopy

    04 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rohit Bhargava

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9755

  10. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 15 - Foundation of Nanophotonics

    04 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kent D Choquette

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9756

  11. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 16 - Plasmonics and Metamaterials

    04 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9757

  12. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 12 - Multiphoton microscopy

    29 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9754

  13. Slow and Fast Light - Penetrating the Fog

    16 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jacob B. Khurgin

    Performance of optical delay lines and nonlinear devices based on slow wave propagation in photonic crystal waveguides in the presence of higher order dispersion is analyzed and compared with...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10192

  14. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 10 - Optical coherence tomography

    14 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart

    Edited and Uploaded by Omar Sobh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9752

  15. Photonic Metamaterials: From Linear to Nonlinear Optics

    14 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Natalia Litchinitser

    Metamaterials open unparalleled opportunities for "engineering" previously inaccessible values of refractive indices from positive to near-zero and even negative values, and new avenues for light...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10185

  16. Anti-Reflection Coating Assignment

    30 Nov 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Alex Small

    This is a guided activity for students to study the design of an anti-reflection coating. The student is first asked to do a simple calculation by hand, to determine the proper thickness for an...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10074

  17. PhotonicsCL: Photonic Cylindrical Multilayer Lenses

    20 Oct 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xingjie Ni, Fan Gu, Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev

    Full wave simulation of cylindrical transformation optical lenses

    http://nanohub.org/resources/photonicscl

  18. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 7 - Pathology of blood and tissue biopsies - NanoBiophotonics

    26 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Krishna Tangella

    Edited and Uploaded by Omar Sobh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9749

  19. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 6 - Biomedicine - Intro to cellular bioengineering

    25 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yingxiao Wang

    Edited and Uploaded by Omar Sobh

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9748

  20. iOptics Seminar Series Lecture 3: Single Molecule Investigation of Nucleic Acid Motor Proteins

    13 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Su-A Myong

    When looking down on streets of Chicago from the 30th floor of a skyscraper, one would see a high density of cars and people buzzing around all over the place. It would appear as if everyone was...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9862