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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.
The PhotonicVASEfit Tutorial
18 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev
This online presentation will help you to get started with our simulation tool PhotonicVASEfit. In the introduction we explain the scenarios in which the simulation tool can be used. We describe the fitting models and give a demo with complete how-to-use instructions.
Ultrafast Photonic Signal Processing: A Quarter Century Perspective
28 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew M Weiner
In this lecture I will begin with a brief introduction to ultrafast optics and specifically to methods permitting shaping of ultrafast laser fields on time scales too fast for direct electronic control. For contrast I will first provide some brief perspective on the state of my research around...
Shape Generator for the Discrete Dipole Approximation
28 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Manoj Seeram, Gregory T. Forcherio, Phillip Blake, D. Keith Roper
This page is no longer supported. Updated content has been moved to: https://nanohub.org/resources/ddscatshapegene/about The Shape Generator the Discrete Dipole Approximation has been uploaded to nanoHUB at the above link as a tool so that users can use the application on their browser...
PhotonicVASEfit: VASE fitting tool
19 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Ludmila Prokopeva, You-Chia Chang, Alexander V. Kildishev (editor)
Retrieves optical constants of a material by fitting it to VASE (Variable Angle Spectroscopic Ellipsometry) data
Short Course on Nanophotonics
25 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang
This course is a shortened version of a graduate course offered to MIT students regarding recent advances in photonics science and technology. The course consists of selected topics in fundamental science of nano-optics, with an overview of nanophotonic tools.
Towards Light-Spin Interface for NV Center in Diamond
11 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alexey V Akimov
In this work we present our efforts on using CMOS compatible hyperbolic metamaterials and optical fibers to construct efficient single-photon sources and sensing elements using NV center in diamond.
Quantum Optics in New Systems: From Plasmonics to Cold Atoms
16 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alexey V Akimov
In my talk I will describe our activities in both field on quantum interfaces and cold atoms
Generation Model with Coupled Mode Theory
20 Jul 2012 | | Contributor(s):: yujie guo, Peter Bermel, Roman Shugayev
Models generation of an optical comb in a multiple-resonance cavity coupled to a single waveguide, using coupled mode theory to represent linear and nonlinear dynamics
Spaser in Quantum Regime
02 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Mark I Stockman
The spaser have been introduced theoretically and discovered experimentally. We briefly consider quantum theory and latest results on spaser as an ultrafast quantum generator and amplifier of nanoplasmonic fields, ultrabright nanolabel, and highly-efficient nanosensor. We present latest original...
Optical Properties of Single Coaxial Nanowires
06 May 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Sarath Ramadurgam, Katherine Elizabeth Hansen, Tzu-ging Lin, Amartya Dutta, sulaiman Abdul-Hadi, Chen Yang
Computes various optical properties of a single nanowire with up to 2 shell layers using Mie-formalism
PhotonicsPOS: Particle on Substrate
13 Mar 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Rohith Chandrasekar, Urcan Guler, Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev
Scattering solutions for a core-shell spherical particle on a planar lamellar substrate
[Illinois] Spectral Method for Linear and Nonlinear Phenomena in Nanophotonics
23 Dec 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Qing Huo Liu
Modeling of Optical Multilayers for Both Spectra and Admittance Loci
03 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Joel che firstname.lastname@example.org, kuo-ping chen
simulate spectra and admittance loci of multilayer structures
Thermophotonic Selective Emitter Simulation
14 Jul 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Anubha Mathur, Enas Sakr, Peter Bermel, Namrata Vivek Raghavan
Simulate Thermophotovoltaics With Rare Earth-Based Selective Emitters
Addressing the Inverse Problem of Optical Imaging
19 Aug 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Aaron Lewis
"Addressing the inverse problem of imaging" by Prof. Aaron Lewis from the Nanonics NanoPhotonics workshop.
TPV efficiency simulation
22 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Qingshuang Chen, Peter Bermel, Roman Shugayev, Masayoshi Sumino, Zhou Zhiguang, Omar R Yehia, Evan L Schlenker
Simulate the efficiency of a thermophotovoltaic system
19 Aug 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tze (Joyce) Tee, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel
Finite-difference Time-Domain Simulations for photovoltaic cells
DDSCAT Convert: A Target Generation Tool
17 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: John Feser, AbderRahman N Sobh
Convert .obj files to DDSCAT shape files
Perfect Absorber Metamaterial simulator
19 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: sainath gupta, Bala Krishna Juluri
perfect absorber matametrial
PHYS 620 Lecture 14 : Surface Plasmons
13 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Roberto Merlin