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 (1-20 of 49)

  1. 90 Degrees Beam Propagation

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

    Calculation of beam propagation in dielectric waveguides

  2. CNDO/INDO

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

    Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.

  3. Contour PV

    20 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Yiheng Zhu, Valerie C Vidal, Allison Perna, Peter Bermel

    Sweep parameters to generate contour plots of photovoltaic device characteristics

  4. Cu in CdTe Lab (2D Version)

    29 Jun 2016 | | 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

  5. DARPA EXTREME ACTEOM Database: Optical Constants

    15 Jun 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev

    Database of optical constants to simulate extreme materials in frequency and time domains

  6. DARPA Sandbox-1D tool to simulate BA media

    15 Jun 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev, Sam Peana

    Simulates propagation through the slab of BA optical media

  7. DBR Laser Simulator

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

    Describes properties of a GaAs/AlGaAs DBR laser

  8. DDSCAT Convert: A Target Generation Tool

    17 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: John Feser, AbderRahman N Sobh

    Convert .obj files to DDSCAT shape files

  9. Generalized Nonlocal Optical Response

    19 May 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Dhabih Chulhai, Lasse Jensen

    Simulate fields of dimers using a nonlocal model

  10. 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

  11. Genetic algorithm

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

    A simple cut-paste-mutation genetic evolution method

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Illinois Tools: Biconvex Lens

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

    Apperture controlled 2D bi-convex lens with toggling capability

  15. Illinois Tools: Bio Photonics Simulator

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

    Simulate passage of light through biological tissue using FDTD

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Illinois Tools: Optics Lab

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

    Simulate the passage of light through multiple lenses

  19. Meep

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

    Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations

  20. MEEPPV

    19 Aug 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tze (Joyce) Tee, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel

    Finite-difference Time-Domain Simulations for photovoltaic cells