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Tags: nanophotonics

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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. 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 Cahn-Hilliard equation and a three-dimensional (3D) coupled exciton/electron/hole transport model in the disordered, phase-segregated morphology so...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8407

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. ANGEL - A Nonequilibrium Green's Function Solver for LEDs

    07 Feb 2010 | Downloads | Contributor(s): sebastian steiger

    Introducing ANGEL, a Nonequilibrium Green’s Function code aimed at describing LEDs. ANGEL uses a description close to the classic NEMO-1D paper (Lake et al., JAP 81, 7845 (1997)) to model quantum...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8403

  5. Transformation Optics at Optical Frequencies

    03 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Pendry

    Metamaterials, i.e. artificial materials with rationally designed geometry, composition, and arrangement of nanostructured building blocks are opening a gateway to unprecedented electromagnetic...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8327

  6. Metamaterials with low loss and gain

    28 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mikhail A. Noginov

    Optical loss caused by absorption in metal and a need for active control are among the major challenges of plasmonic metamaterials. Both can be addressed by utilizing optical gain. Recent efforts...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8285

  7. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 27: Optical Methods

    21 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar Sobh

    Optical Mathods Topics: Photomask and Reticles Positive and Negative Lithography Relationship between Mask and Resist 8 Steps of Photolithography Photolithographic Process ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8171

  8. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 26: Nanomanufacturing 1: Semiconductor Manufacturing

    20 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar Sobh

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: From Si crystals to Wafers From Wafers to Chips Photolithography: Definitions Optical Lithography Multi-Photon Lithography E-Beam...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8132

  9. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 16: Functional DNA Nanotechnology in Sensing and Imaging

    05 Jan 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Yi Lu

    Functional DNA Nanotechnology in Sensing and Imaging Topics: Science & Technology Gap in Nanobiotechnology Metabolites and Markers in Biology and Environment Instrumental Analysis...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7686

  10. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 17: Fluorescence lifetime-resolved imaging, and some ways to finesse information from complex biological samples

    05 Jan 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    Fluorescence lifetime-resolved imaging, and some ways to finesse information from complex biological samples Topics: What is a Lifetime? What can Lifetimes tell us? How do we...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7728

  11. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 18: Bond-Selective Imaging based on Coherent Raman Scattering

    05 Jan 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    Bond-Selective Imaging based on Coherent Raman Scattering Topics: Imaging Cells in a Tissue Microenvironment Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Microscopy Combining Two-photon Excited...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7730

  12. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 21: Optimal design of advanced plasmonic materials for nano-optics

    05 Jan 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Infrared spectroscopic imaging: an integrative approach to pathology Topics: Introduction: Surface Plasmons Computational Optics: numerical integration of Maxwell equations ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7735

  13. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 25: Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: Approaches: Breathing Membrane Continuous Operation Fuel Cell Water Management ElectroKinetic Nanobattery EDL Capacitators Laminar...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8082

  14. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 22: Actuators for Nanoscale Displacement

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

    Actuators for Nanoscale Displacement Topics: The Physics behind optical tweezers A Particle in a laser beam Application of Optical Tweezers Molecular Motors Microtubules ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8030

  15. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 20: Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale

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

    Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale Topics: Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Two Modes of Forming STM Images STM Manipulation Atomic Force Microscopy Typical Engaging Curve Imaging in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8028

  16. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 19: In Touch With Atoms

    08 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    In touch with Atoms Topics: Imaging With Energy Beams Energy Beam - Material Interactions Imaging Modes Addition Imaging Features Examples of FIB Technology Three Modes of FIB...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7969

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

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