
iOptics Seminar Series Lecture 3: Single Molecule Investigation of Nucleic Acid Motor Proteins
13 Oct 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): SuA 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...
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Nano*High: Xrays, Lasers, and Molecular Movies
25 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Roger W. Falcone
Xray imaging is an excellent method to make visible what would normally be invisible  who hasn't had an Xray at the doctor or dentist's office before? At the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8294

2010 NanoBiophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 5  Biomedicine  A tour of the Cell
25 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Marina Marjanovic
Edited and Uploaded by Omar Sobh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
http://nanohub.org/resources/9747

2010 NanoBiophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 3  Fourier optics  Nonlinear optics  Microscopy
25 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint
Ray opticsLimit of wave optics when wavelength is
infinitesimally small
Wave opticsprovides a description of optical
phenomena using scalar wave theory
Electromagnetic optics provides...
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2010 NanoBiophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 4  Gaussian beam propagation  Elastic light scattering  Dynamic light scattering
25 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu
Often, experiments involve light beams. A light beam can be defined as a distribution of field that fulfills the approximation in Eq. 20,
i.e. is characterized by a dominant wave vector...
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2010 NanoBiophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 1  Introduction
20 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Rashid Bashir, Stephen Boppart
Edited and Uploaded by Omar Sobh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
http://nanohub.org/resources/9637

Illinois NANOEP Seminar: Photonic Crystal Nanolasers
15 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Kent D. Choquette
We discuss the application of nanotechnology to engineer optical properties of semiconductors for unprecedented confinement of both photons and electrons to develop the next generation of lasers...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9695

Solar Cells Operation and Modeling
19 Jul 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This set of slides decribes the basic principles of operation of various generations on solar cells with emphasis to single crystalline solar cells. Next, semiconductor equations that describe the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9328

Solar Cells Numerical Solution
08 Jun 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This is an MS Thesis of Balaji Padmanabhan, a student of Prof. Vasileska. It describes numerical solution details for the 3D driftdiffusion equations as applied to modeling 1D3D solar cells.
http://nanohub.org/resources/9119

Physical and Mathematical Description of the Operation of Photodetectors
08 Jun 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of slides describes physical and mathematical description of the operation of photodetectors including important figures of merit.
http://nanohub.org/resources/9142

Illinois iOptics Seminar Series
17 May 2010  Series  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Mustafa Mir, Vikram Chaudhery, Brian Cunningham
The Optical Society of America and the SPIE local student chapters are sponsoring the 2nd iOptics seminar series.The series includes lectures from graduate students, postdocs and faculty working...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8646

Illinois iOptics Lecture 3: A tissue scatteringphase theorem
17 May 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu
We have derived two mathematical relationships between quantitative phase images of thin tissue slices and the scattering parameters of the bulk, i.e. scattering mean free path, ls, and anisotropy...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8960

Illinois iOptics Lecture 5: Deposited Nanorod Films for Biosensor Applications
17 May 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham
Planar photonic crystals have been used as the basis of many biological sensing devices. Here, we successfully demonstrated that the combination of a photonic crystal structure and a dielectric...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8962

Illinois iOptics Lecture 2: Curavature induced timedomain impedance
17 May 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jont B. Allen
Abstract for this talk is available as a PDF in supporting materials. Click here to view.
iOptics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign,
Optical Society of America...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8959

Renewable Energy Sources
17 May 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This presentation in pictures describes possibilities and utilization of alternative (green) sources of energy. Many sources contributed in the creation of this...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9001

Developments in Metamaterials and Transformation Optics
29 Mar 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): David R. Smith
Metamaterials—artificially structured microcircuits that can mimic the electromagnetic response of atoms and molecules—have vastly expanded the opportunities available for the design of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8715

Photonic Crystals via Confinement of Anisotropic Colloids
02 Mar 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mohammad Mayy, Chekesha Liddell
Controlling lightmatter interactions with materials structured at micron and submicron length scales has been predicted as the basis for enhancements in the performance of a range of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8386

Modeling and Optimization of Polymer Based Bulk Heterojunction (BH) Solar Cell
15 Feb 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Biswajit ray
A polymer phase separation model based on CahnHilliard equation and a threedimensional (3D) coupled exciton/electron/hole transport model in the disordered, phasesegregated morphology so...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8407

McCoy Lecture: Transforming Light with Metamaterials: A New Paradigm for the Science of Light
15 Feb 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
One of the most unique properties of light is that it can package information into a signal of zero mass and propagate it at the ultimate speed. It is, however, a daunting challenge to bring...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8062

BNC Annual Research Review: Transforming Light with Metamaterials
15 Feb 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
One of the most unique properties of light is that it can package information into a signal of zero mass and propagate it at the ultimate speed. It is, however, a daunting challenge to bring...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7944