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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.
90 Degrees Beam Propagation
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24 Jun 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Carlos Montalvo, Derrick Kearney, Jing Ouyang, Minghao Qi
Calculation of beam propagation in dielectric waveguides
29 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
Cu in CdTe Lab (2D Version)
12 Jul 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Abdul Rawoof Shaik, Dragica Vasileska, Da Guo, Richard Akis
2D diffusion-reaction simulator of Cu migration in polycrystaline CdTe solar cells with Grain Boundaries
DBR Laser Simulator
08 Sep 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nikhil Sancheti, Lynford Goddard, Christopher Adam Edwards
Describes properties of a GaAs/AlGaAs DBR laser
DDSCAT Convert: A Target Generation Tool
24 Jul 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): John Feser, AbderRahman N Sobh
Convert .obj files to DDSCAT shape files
Generalized Nonlocal Optical Response
09 Jun 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dhabih Chulhai, Lasse Jensen
Simulate fields of dimers using a nonlocal model
Generation Model with Coupled Mode Theory
13 Mar 2015 | Tools | 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
09 Aug 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Yongxin Yao
A simple cut-paste-mutation genetic evolution method
Hyperlens Design Solver
28 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Matt Swanson, Xingjie Ni, zubin jacob, Alexander V. Kildishev
Simulates a cylindrical hyperlens design to obtain resulting field intensities
Hyperlens Layer Designer
28 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Matt Swanson, Alexander V. Kildishev, Xingjie Ni
Design a hyperlens using concentric cylindrical layers of various materials
Illinois Tools: Biconvex Lens
23 May 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nahil Sobh, Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh
Apperture controlled 2D bi-convex lens with toggling capability
Illinois Tools: Bio Photonics Simulator
15 Feb 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh
Simulate passage of light through biological tissue using FDTD
Illinois Tools: Nanoparticles Array Lab
13 May 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh
Simulate the effect of interaction of light with an array of metallic nanoparticles
Illinois Tools: Optical Beam Focusing System
18 Jan 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh, Mohammad Hazem Jaber
Generate Focused optical beams using principles of electromagnetic optics
Illinois Tools: Optics Lab
23 May 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Zuhaib Bashir Sheikh, Nahil Sobh
Simulate the passage of light through multiple lenses
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19 Oct 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jing Ouyang, Xufeng Wang, Minghao Qi
Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations
29 Aug 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xin Tze (Joyce) Tee, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel
Finite-difference Time-Domain Simulations for photovoltaic cells
MIT Photonic Bands
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24 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Carlos Montalvo, Jing Ouyang, Minghao Qi
Compute the band structures and electromagnetic modes of periodic dielectric structures.
Modeling of Optical Multilayers for Both Spectra and Admittance Loci
03 Nov 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Joel che firstname.lastname@example.org, kuo-ping chen
simulate spectra and admittance loci of multilayer structures
Molecular Foundry Photonics Toolkit
31 Jan 2011 | Tools | 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.