
Nanophotonics (as taught in MIT 2.718/2.719: Photonic Materials, Fall 2012)
22 Feb 2013  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Nick Fang
This course is intended to introduce recent advances in photonics science and technology to undergraduate and graduate students in engineering. The course consists of selected topics in...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16967

PHYS 620 Lecture 1: Introduction
20 Feb 2013  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Roberto Merlin
Lecture notes only.
http://nanohub.org/resources/16821

PHYS 620 Lecture 2: Permittivity: KramersKronig Relations
20 Feb 2013  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Roberto Merlin
Lecture notes only.
http://nanohub.org/resources/16822

Optimize Solar Cells
10 Feb 2011  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
In this presentation different avenues used to enhance the performance of solar cells are explained.
http://nanohub.org/resources/10791

Modeling of Light Emitting Diodes with SILVACO
07 Feb 2011  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
Simulation of LEDs with SILVACO is presented.
http://nanohub.org/resources/10772

SILVACO Simulation of Solar Cells
07 Feb 2011  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This set of lecture notes describes the SILVACO simulation of Solar Cells. In particular, emphasis is placed on the module LUMINOUS.
http://nanohub.org/resources/10770

AntiReflection Coating Assignment
30 Nov 2010  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Alex Small
This is a guided activity for students to study the design of an antireflection coating. The student is first asked to do a simple calculation by hand, to determine the proper thickness for an...
http://nanohub.org/resources/10074

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

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

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 6: Interferometry
29 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
This chapter explains the principles of interferometry, among its topics are: Superposition of fields, Monochromatic Fields, many type of interferometry, Temporal Coherence, etc.Notes developed by...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5142

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 1: Introduction to Optical Imaging
28 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
This presentation introduce some basic but fundamental concepts related to optical imaging: Electrical Magnetic Field, Frequency Domain, Measurable Quantities and the Uncertainty Principle. These...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5132

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 2: A Mathematical Toolbox for Optical Imaging
28 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
The objective of this presentation is to introduce the students to a set of tools that will be useful throughout the course, among these tools are: Green's Function, Fourier Transforms, Basic...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5134

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 3: Imaging
28 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
This chapter presents Geometrical Optics and also Fourier Optics, two important topics that precede Microscopy. Some of the covered concepts are: Fermat's Principle, Snell's Law, Thick and Thin...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5136

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 4: Microscopy
28 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
This chapter presents the main concepts and techniques of Microscopy: Resolution, Contrast, Dark Field Microscopy, Schlieren Method, Phase Contrast Microscopy, Quantitative Phase Microscopy and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5138

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 5: Light Scattering
29 Jul 2008  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu, Andre da Costa, Christopher Nixon, Glen Svenningsen
This chapter covers important topics related to Light Scattering: Simple particles, Rayleigh Scattering, The Born Approximation, Spatial Correlation, Ensemble of Particles, The Transport Equation,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5140

Nanotechnology and Visible Light
19 Dec 2006  Teaching Materials  Contributor(s): Raymond Serrano
This submission is an undergraduate project by Raymond Serrano, a chemistry student at UTEP. Raymond has been a nanoHUB student for one year.
In addition to being factor of scale, nanoscience...
http://nanohub.org/resources/2118