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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.
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
Surprising Nanophotonic Phenomena in Nature
11 Jul 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel
A broad range of optical phenomena in nature have created long-standing mysteries. For example, what gives butterflies and birds their rich colors? And how can sightings of some unusual natural...
Computational Nanophotonics – Designing Spaces for Light
29 Jun 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander V. Kildishev
In this presentation, after a brief review of previous work based on the innovative methods of transformation optics, I present a new class of elliptic omnidirectional concentrators focusing light...
E304 L8.1.3: Nanophotonics - Quantum Dots
15 Jun 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L8.2.1: Nanophotonics - Near Field Light and Imaging
Generalized Nonlocal Optical Response
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09 Jun 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dhabih Chulhai, Lasse Jensen
Simulate fields of dimers using a nonlocal model
25 May 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Dhabih Chulhai, Lasse Jensen
Simulate surface-enhanced Raman spectra from polarizabilities and fields and gradients
E304 L8.1.1: Nanophotonics - Photon-Matter Interactions
15 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations
Photons as 'Glue' for Dissimilar Quantum Systems
12 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oliver Benson
Here we report on different photon sources, which could be part of a quantum hybrid architecture or which could provide the‘glue’for dissimilar quantum systems.
Light Matter Interfaces for NV Center in Diamond
11 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexey V Akimov
The NV center in diamond is attracting a lot of attention within the quantum information processing community. As a spin system in a clean and well-controlled environment of the diamond lattice,...
Modeling of Quantum Cascade Laser Sources with Giant Optical Nonlinearities
07 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Christian Jirauschek
IWCE 2015 Presentation. A characteristic feature of the quantum cascade laser (QCL) is that the optical properties of the active region can be custom-tailored by quantum engineering. Recently, the...
Optoelectronic Spintronics and Quantum Photonics in 2D Materials
07 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John Schaibley
First, I will discuss the physics and applications of 2D heterostructures composed of stacked monolayers of MoSe_2 and WSe_2 . These heterostructures host interlayer valley excitons where the...
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Purdue Quantum Center
Quantum Error Correction for Metrology
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Fedor Jelezko
I will discuss recent developments transforming quantum control tools into quantum technologies based on single nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamond. I will present ultrasensitive MRI at...
VIRTUAL PHOTONS: From Lamb’s shift to Dicke’s superradiance
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marlan O. Scully, Dawei Wang
The effects of virtual photons are very real. The Lamb shift and Unruh radiation are examples. It may even be possible to make real advances from virtual processes in solar cells. The three main...
Hybrid Perovskite Optoelectronics
05 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tao (Tom) Wu
I will discuss the perspective of applying hybrid perovskites in photovoltaic and optoelectronic devices, with a focus on photodetectors and phototransistors. Our experiments on perovskite...
Shape Generator for DDSCAT
29 Mar 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Manoj Seeram, Gregory T. Forcherio, donald keith roper
This Matlab Graphical User Interface walks users through creating custom 3D shapes. It then generates the target and parameter files that are required to simulate the created shapes in the...
Plasmonics and Metasurfaces for Extreme Manipulation of Light
08 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yongmin Liu
In this talk, I will present some of our work in the fascinating field of plasmonics and optical metasurfaces. First, I will discuss reconfigurable plasmonic lenses operating in microfluidic...
Engineering Diamond Color Centers for Quantum Information and Sensing
11 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Philip Hemmer
For over a decade diamond color centers like the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) have been investigated for applications ranging from quantum storage registers to room temperature quantum computers to...
Atom-photon Interactions In 1D Photonic Crystals: From cQED to band-gap physics
05 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan Hood
We investigate opportunities that emerge from the integration of cold atoms with nanoscopic photonic crystal waveguides (PCWs). PCWs enable the light-matter interaction to be engineered for both...