Tags: nanophotonics

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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.

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  1. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 19: Second-Harmonic Generation Imaging Of Collagen-Based Systems

    09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    Second-Harmonic Generation Imaging Of Collagen-Based Systems Topics: Review: Nonlinear Microscopy SHG, Theory: SHG Comparison to Two Photon Florescence Microscopy Collagen ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7731

  2. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 20: Squeezing Photons (and Sound) Into Metamaterials

    09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Squeezing Photons and Sound Into Metamaterials Topics: From Microscope to Nanoscope The Diffraction Limit Near Field Optical Superlensing Physics of Surface Plasmon How to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7733

  3. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 15: Self Assembly at all Scales

    28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Interface and Self Assembly Topics: From Surface Forces to Self-Assembly Self-propelled Droplets Driving Forces for Self-Assembly Phase Diagram of Micelles Micelle Properties...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7680

  4. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 12: A General Method for Screening Protein- DNA Interactions using Label-Free Photonic Crystal Biosensor Microplates

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham

    Method for Screening Protein- DNA Interactions using Label-Free Photonic Crystal Biosensor Microplates Topics: Apoptosis Inducing Factor (AIF) Parkinson's Disease Role of AIF in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7673

  5. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 11: Plasmonics, Metamaterials

    28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang

    Plasmonics, Meta-Materials Topics: New Frontiers of Photonics What Are Meta-Materials? Electromagnetic Meta-Materials Effective Medium Properties Plasmonic "Atoms" and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7671

  6. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 10: Introduction to Nanophotonics

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Logan Liu

    Introduction to Nanophotonics Topics: Early examples of Nanophotonics Nanophotonics in Mother Nature Foundation of Nanophotonics Near Field Optics Quantum Confinement ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7669

  7. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 9: Spectroscopic Imaging

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Rohit Bhargava

    Spectroscopic Imaging Topics: Spectroscopy Generalizations Spectroscopy: Radiation Spectroscopy of Liquid Water Why is Water Blue? What Are these Vibrational Modes ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7667

  8. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 8: Optics, Multiphoton Microscopy

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kimani C Toussaint

    Optics, Multiphoton Microscopy Topics: Optics: Theories Background SCHRODINGER EQUATION TIME-INDEPENDENT SCHRODINGER EQUATION Atoms Molecules Interaction of Photons...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7665

  9. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 7: Optical Coherence Tomography , Technology and Applications

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Stephen Boppart

    Optical Coherence Tomography Topics: Biomedical Imaging Biomedical Imaging Size Scales The Biological window into tissue Optical ranging in biological tissue Coherence Theory...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7662

  10. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 6: Cell Cycle and Cancer Cell

    28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marina Marjanovic

    Cell Cycle and Cancer Cell Topics: The functions of cell division: reproduction The functions of cell division: growth and development The functions of cell division: tissue renewal ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7660

  11. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 5: Tour of the Cell

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Marina Marjanovic

    Tour of the cell Topics: Smallest Unit of Life Prokaryotic Cells Eukaryotic Cells Overview of an Animal Cell Some Roles of Cell Membrane Proteins Determine Membranes...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7658

  12. Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 4: Dynamic Light Scattering

    28 Oct 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu

    Dynamic Light Scattering Topics: DLS Typical Geometry Simplistic Picture: Young Interferometer 1st Order Correlation (g1)- DLS Viscous Media and Brownian Motion Observations...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7656

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

    21 Aug 2009 | Tools | 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

    http://nanohub.org/resources/sha2d

  14. Nick Fang

    Nicholas X. Fang is the d’Arbeloff Career Development Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nick Fang earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in...

    http://nanohub.org/members/37219

  15. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6856

  16. Natalia Litchinitser

    Prof. Litchinitser received her B.S. and M.S. in Physics from Moscow State University. She then completed her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1997. Since...

    http://nanohub.org/members/37097

  17. NCN at Berkeley Tools

    NCN@Berkeley Tool Support We have identified a list of tools for which we commit the following level of service: monitor support tickets, questions, and wishlists and provide a response...

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/NCNatBerkeleyTools

  18. dihan Md. Nuruddin hasan

    http://nanohub.org/members/36548

  19. Gulsim Kulsharova

    http://nanohub.org/members/36310

  20. Neal Skinner

    BS Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M UniversityME Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M UniversityBS Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at DallasMS Electrical Engineering, The University of...

    http://nanohub.org/members/36180