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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.

Resources (1-20 of 293)

  1. 90 Degrees Beam Propagation

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

    Calculation of beam propagation in dielectric waveguides

    http://nanohub.org/resources/BeamProp

  2. CNDO/INDO

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

    Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/CNDO

  3. DBR Laser Simulator

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

    Describes properties of a GaAs/AlGaAs DBR laser

    http://nanohub.org/resources/dbrlaser

  4. DDSCAT Convert: A Target Generation Tool

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

    Convert .obj files to DDSCAT shape files

    http://nanohub.org/resources/ddaconvert

  5. Genetic algorithm

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

    A simple cut-paste-mutation genetic evolution method

    http://nanohub.org/resources/geneticalgo

  6. Hyperlens Design Solver

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

    Simulates a cylindrical hyperlens design to obtain resulting field intensities

    http://nanohub.org/resources/hypiesolver

  7. Hyperlens Layer Designer

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

    Design a hyperlens using concentric cylindrical layers of various materials

    http://nanohub.org/resources/hypiedesigner

  8. Illinois Tools: Biconvex Lens

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

    Apperture controlled 2D bi-convex lens with toggling capability

    http://nanohub.org/resources/biconvex

  9. Illinois Tools: Bio Photonics Simulator

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

    Simulate passage of light through biological tissue using FDTD

    http://nanohub.org/resources/biophotonicsim

  10. Illinois Tools: Nanoparticles Array Lab

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

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nanoarray

  11. Illinois Tools: Optical Beam Focusing System

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

    Generate Focused optical beams using principles of electromagnetic optics

    http://nanohub.org/resources/opticslens

  12. Illinois Tools: Optics Lab

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

    Simulate the passage of light through multiple lenses

    http://nanohub.org/resources/opticslab

  13. Meep

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

    Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulations

    http://nanohub.org/resources/Meep

  14. MEEPPV

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

    Finite-difference Time-Domain Simulations for photovoltaic cells

    http://nanohub.org/resources/meeppv

  15. MIT Photonic Bands

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

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/MPB

  16. Modeling of Optical Multilayers for Both Spectra and Admittance Loci

    03 Aug 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Joel che pipichang3@hotmail.com, kuo-ping chen

    simulate spectra and admittance loci of multilayer structures

    http://nanohub.org/resources/mlspad

  17. Molecular Foundry Photonics Toolkit

    13 May 2010 | 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/photonicstk

  18. Nano-Bio-Photonics Simulator

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

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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nanobiophotsim

  19. Nano-Plasmonic Bowtie Antenna Simulator

    18 Mar 2008 | Tools | 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/bowtie

  20. Nanosphere Optics Lab

    19 May 2006 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jon Camden, George C. Schatz

    Optical properties of nanospheres suspended in water, air, or other solutions

    http://nanohub.org/resources/nsoptics

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