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 (61-80 of 307)

  1. Nano-Bio-Photonics Simulator

    17 Feb 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh

    Simulates passage of light through biological tissue having an embedded metallic nanoparticles using FDTD

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nanobiophotsim

  2. Illinois 2011 NanoBiophotonics Summer School Lecture 6: Optics, Fourier Transforms

    09 May 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Network for Computational Nanotechnology at Illinois (NCN@Illinois)

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12517

  3. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 1: Quantitative Phase Imaging in Biomedicine

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13744

  4. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 3: Groundwork: 2D, 3D Fourier Transforms II

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13746

  5. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 2: Groundwork: 2D, 3D Fourier Transforms I

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13745

  6. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 4: Propagation of Gaussian Beams I

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13747

  7. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 5: The 3D Fourier Transform

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13748

  8. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 6: Propagation of Gaussian Beams II

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13749

  9. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 7: Propagation in Dispersive Media

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13750

  10. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 8: Propagation in Inhomogeneous Media I

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13751

  11. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 9: Propagation in Inhomogeneous Media II

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13752

  12. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 10: Propagation in Inhomogeneous Media III

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13753

  13. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 11: Dynamic Light Scattering I

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13754

  14. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 13: Spatial and Temporal Coherence

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13756

  15. [Illinois] ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy Lecture 12: Dynamic Light Scattering II

    24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dr. Gabriel Popescu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a full faculty appointment with the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13755

  16. Nanoscale Spectroscopy and Plasmonics in Infrared

    19 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mikhail Belkin

    In this talk, I will present the results of two of our research projects. I will start with a simple technique for nanoscale mid-infrared spectroscopy that we have developed recently....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13510

  17. [Illinois] Introduction to Bioinformatics Lecture 8 - Genomics

    10 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Saurabh Sinha

    Our research focuses on computational approaches to problems in molecular biology. In particular, we are interested in exploring gene regulation, mostly in metazoan genomes. We approach the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13769

  18. Quantum Dot based Photonic Devices

    01 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Usman

    Deployment of nanometer-sized semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) in the active region of photonic devices such as lasers, semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA's), photo-detectors etc. for the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13532

  19. Large-scale first principles configuration interaction calculations of optical absorption in boron clusters

    07 Mar 2012 | Papers | Contributor(s): Ravindra L Shinde

    We have performed systematic large-scale all-electron correlated calculations on boron clusters Bn (n=2–5), to study their linear optical absorption spectra. Several possible isomers of each...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13404

  20. ECE 616 Student Presentation: Ultrafast Non-linear Plasmonics

    02 Mar 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gururaj V Naik

    Plasmonics has gained significant attention in the recent days owing to its capability of providing sub-wavelength confinement of light. As a consequence of sub-wavelength confinement of electric...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13318