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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.

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  1. Birck Nanotechnology Center Annual Research Review: 2009

    02 Dec 2009 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Timothy D. Sands

    The Third Annual Birck Nanotechnology Center Research Symposium was held on April 6, 2009 in Purdue's Discovery Park. Along with poster presentations by graduate students and postdoctoral...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7938

  2. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 17: Synthesis and Nanomaterials II

    17 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Synthesis and Nanomaterials II Topics: Nanostructures by Self-Assembly Making The Connection Synthesis of Nanomaterials Industrial Practice: Sol Gel Process Sol Gel Process Flow ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7841

  3. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 14: Infrared spectroscopic imaging: an integrative approach to pathology

    09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rohit Bhargava

    Infrared spectroscopic imaging: an integrative approach to pathology Topics: What is Chemical Imaging? IR Imaging Technology FT-IR spectroscopy Motivation Cancer and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7682

  4. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 15: Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy

    09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart

    Scattering, Absorbing, and Modulating Nanoprobes for Targeted Imaging and Therapy Topics: Combine Optics with Multifunctional Agents Contrast in Imaging Modalities OCT...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7684

  5. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 19: Second-Harmonic Generation Imaging Of Collagen-Based Systems

    09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    Second-Harmonic Generation Imaging Of Collagen-Based Systems Topics: Review: Nonlinear Microscopy SHG, Theory: SHG Comparison to Two Photon Florescence Microscopy Collagen ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7731

  6. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 20: Squeezing Photons (and Sound) Into Metamaterials

    09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Squeezing Photons and Sound Into Metamaterials Topics: From Microscope to Nanoscope The Diffraction Limit Near Field Optical Superlensing Physics of Surface Plasmon How to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7733

  7. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 15: Self Assembly at all Scales

    28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Interface and Self Assembly Topics: From Surface Forces to Self-Assembly Self-propelled Droplets Driving Forces for Self-Assembly Phase Diagram of Micelles Micelle Properties...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7680

  8. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 12: A General Method for Screening Protein- DNA Interactions using Label-Free Photonic Crystal Biosensor Microplates

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham

    Method for Screening Protein- DNA Interactions using Label-Free Photonic Crystal Biosensor Microplates Topics: Apoptosis Inducing Factor (AIF) Parkinson's Disease Role of AIF in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7673

  9. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 11: Plasmonics, Metamaterials

    28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Plasmonics, Meta-Materials Topics: New Frontiers of Photonics What Are Meta-Materials? Electromagnetic Meta-Materials Effective Medium Properties Plasmonic "Atoms" and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7671

  10. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 10: Introduction to Nanophotonics

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Logan Liu

    Introduction to Nanophotonics Topics: Early examples of Nanophotonics Nanophotonics in Mother Nature Foundation of Nanophotonics Near Field Optics Quantum Confinement ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7669

  11. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 9: Spectroscopic Imaging

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rohit Bhargava

    Spectroscopic Imaging Topics: Spectroscopy Generalizations Spectroscopy: Radiation Spectroscopy of Liquid Water Why is Water Blue? What Are these Vibrational Modes ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7667

  12. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 8: Optics, Multiphoton Microscopy

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    Optics, Multiphoton Microscopy Topics: Optics: Theories Background SCHRODINGER EQUATION TIME-INDEPENDENT SCHRODINGER EQUATION Atoms Molecules Interaction of Photons...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7665

  13. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 7: Optical Coherence Tomography , Technology and Applications

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart

    Optical Coherence Tomography Topics: Biomedical Imaging Biomedical Imaging Size Scales The Biological window into tissue Optical ranging in biological tissue Coherence Theory...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7662

  14. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 6: Cell Cycle and Cancer Cell

    28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marina Marjanovic

    Cell Cycle and Cancer Cell Topics: The functions of cell division: reproduction The functions of cell division: growth and development The functions of cell division: tissue renewal ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7660

  15. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 5: Tour of the Cell

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Marina Marjanovic

    Tour of the cell Topics: Smallest Unit of Life Prokaryotic Cells Eukaryotic Cells Overview of an Animal Cell Some Roles of Cell Membrane Proteins Determine Membranes...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7658

  16. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 4: Dynamic Light Scattering

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dynamic Light Scattering Topics: DLS Typical Geometry Simplistic Picture: Young Interferometer 1st Order Correlation (g1)- DLS Viscous Media and Brownian Motion Observations...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7656

  17. PhotonicsSHA-2D: Modeling of Single-Period Multilayer Optical Gratings and Metamaterials

    23 Jun 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xingjie Ni, Zhengtong Liu, Fan Gu, Marcos Gabriel Pacheco, Joshua Borneman, Alexander V. Kildishev

    Frequency domain simulation of single-period multilayer gratings and optical metamaterials upon TE/TM plane-wave incidence at arbitrary angles

    http://nanohub.org/resources/sha2d

  18. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6856

  19. Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union

    29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6554

  20. PhotonicsRT: Wave Propagation in Multilayer Structures

    01 Dec 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Satoshi Ishii, Uday K. Chettiar, Xingjie Ni, Alexander V. Kildishev

    The tool calculates the reflection, transmission and absorption of light passing through a lamellar structure with uniform isotropic layers.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/photonicsrt

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