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.

Tools (21-40 of 43)

  1. Near-field radiation transport between two planes

    28 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Majid alDosari, Greg Walker

    Calculates the radiation exchange between two parallel half-spaces

  2. Meep

    09 Jul 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Jing Ouyang, Xufeng Wang, Minghao Qi

    Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations

  3. DBR Laser Simulator

    07 Sep 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Nikhil Sancheti, Lynford Goddard, Christopher Adam Edwards

    Describes properties of a GaAs/AlGaAs DBR laser

  4. Nano-Bio-Photonics Simulator

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

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

  5. Illinois Tools: Bio Photonics Simulator

    25 Jan 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh

    Simulate passage of light through biological tissue using FDTD

  6. Genetic algorithm

    29 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Yongxin Yao

    A simple cut-paste-mutation genetic evolution method

  7. Illinois Tools: Optics Lab

    19 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh

    Simulate the passage of light through multiple lenses

  8. Illinois Tools: Biconvex Lens

    18 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Nahil Sobh, Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh

    Apperture controlled 2D bi-convex lens with toggling capability

  9. Illinois Tools: Nanoparticles Array Lab

    10 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh

    Simulate the effect of interaction of light with an array of metallic nanoparticles

  10. Molecular Foundry Photonics Toolkit

    13 May 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander S McLeod, P. James Schuck, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    Simulate realistic 1, 2, or 3-dimension nano-optical systems using the FDTD method.

  11. Illinois Tools: Optical Beam Focusing System

    13 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh, Mohammad Hazem Jaber

    Generate Focused optical beams using principles of electromagnetic optics

  12. PhotonicsCL: Photonic Cylindrical Multilayer Lenses

    20 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Xingjie Ni, Fan Gu, Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev

    Full wave simulation of cylindrical transformation optical lenses

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

    23 Jun 2009 | | 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

  14. PhotonicsRT: Wave Propagation in Multilayer Structures

    01 Dec 2008 | | 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.

  15. Nano-Plasmonic Bowtie Antenna Simulator

    18 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, P. James Schuck, Eugene Song, Graham Chapman

    A tool for simulating the near-field enhancement effects of nano-scale bowtie antennae.

  16. Hyperlens Layer Designer

    03 Jun 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Matt Swanson, Alexander V. Kildishev, Xingjie Ni

    Design a hyperlens using concentric cylindrical layers of various materials

  17. Hyperlens Design Solver

    18 Jun 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Matt Swanson, Xingjie Ni, zubin jacob, Alexander V. Kildishev

    Simulates a cylindrical hyperlens design to obtain resulting field intensities

  18. MIT Photonic Bands

    09 Jul 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Carlos Montalvo, Jing Ouyang, Minghao Qi

    Compute the band structures and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures.

  19. 90 Degrees Beam Propagation

    24 Sep 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Carlos Montalvo, Derrick Kearney, Jing Ouyang, Minghao Qi

    Calculation of beam propagation in dielectric waveguides

  20. CNDO/INDO

    09 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers

    Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.