Tags: nonlinear optics

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  1. 2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 3 - Fourier optics - Nonlinear optics - Microscopy

    25 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Kimani C Toussaint

    Ray optics-Limit of wave optics when wavelength isinfinitesimally smallWave optics-provides a description of opticalphenomena using scalar wave theoryElectromagnetic optics- provides most completetreatment of light within classical opticsQuantum optics-provides a quantum mechanicaldescription of...

  2. A Half Century of Nonlinear Optics

    22 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Robert W. Boyd

    In this talk, we first present a review of the development of the field of nonlinear optics, and we then survey some areas of recent research including quantum imaging and implications of the ability to control the group velocity of light.

  3. Coherent Nonlinear Optical Propagation Processes in Hyperbolic Metamaterials

    08 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander K. Popov

    Coherence and interference play an important role in classic and quantum physics. Processes to be employed can be significantly enhanced and the unwanted ones suppressed through the deliberately tailored constructive and destructed interference at quantum transitions and at nonlinear optical...

  4. ECE 616 Lecture 20: Propagation Equation for Nonlinear Refractive Index Media

    22 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew M Weiner

    Related reading: Ultrafast Optics, 5.1-5.2, 6.1.

  5. ECE 616 Lecture 23a: High Order Propagation Effects - Delayed Nonlinear Index and Raman Scattering

    15 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew M Weiner

    Related reading: Ultrafast Optics, 6.7.

  6. ECE 616 Lecture 23b: High Order Propagation Effects - Delayed Nonlinear Index and Raman Scattering

    15 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew M Weiner

    Related reading: Ultrafast Optics, 6.7.

  7. KIST/PU Bridging Nonlinear Optical Imaging and Nanotechnology with Medicine

    23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Ji-Xin Cheng

    Our interdisciplinary research develops and utilizes state-of-the-art optical imaging techniques and nanotechnology to tackle compelling biomedical problems highly related to human health. Research in my group covers diagnosis, treatment, and mechanistic study of diseases.

  8. KIST/PU Introduction to Global Research Laboratory (GRL) Program: Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine for Theragnosis using Nano-Bio Materials

    23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Kui Won Choi

    The Global Research Laboratory (GRL) program was initiated by the Korea Foundation for International Cooperation of Science and Technology (KICOS) in 2006. The GRL program has been designed to develop fundamental and original technologies through international collaborative research between...

  9. Linear and Nonlinear Optical Devices Based on Slow Light Propagation: Figures of Merit

    19 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Jacob B. Khurgin

    Performance of optical delay lines and nonlinear devices based on slow wave propagation in photonic crystal waveguides in the presence of higher order dispersion is analyzed and compared with other slow light schemes, such as coupled resonators, media with electromagnetically-induced...

  10. Metamaterials, Part 2: Negative-Index, Nonlinear Optics and Super/Hyper-Lenses

    01 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev

    Part 2/3. Metamaterials are expected to open a gateway to unprecedented electromagnetic properties and functionality unattainable from naturally occurring materials, thus enabling a family of new “meta-devices”. In these three lectures, we review this new emerging field and significant progress...

  11. Negative Refraction, Wave-particle Dualism and “Minkowski-Abraham controversy”

    19 Nov 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Victor G. Veselago

    Professor Veselago was the first to identify that the relationships between energy and linear momentum are significantly different for electromagnetic radiation and material particles. The process of transfer of radiation from the emitter to the receiver will be discussed. It is shown that the...

  12. Nonlinear and Magnetooptic Control of Light in Metamaterials and Superfocussing

    15 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Allan Boardman

    This talk is part of the International Workshop "Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications" hosted by Purdue University.

  13. Opening Remarks

    13 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev

    This talk is part of the International Workshop "Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications" hosted by Purdue University.

  14. Photonic Metamaterials: From Linear to Nonlinear Optics

    14 Dec 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Natalia Litchinitser

    Metamaterials open unparalleled opportunities for "engineering" previously inaccessible values of refractive indices from positive to near-zero and even negative values, and new avenues for light manipulation. While an enormous progress has been made in the field of linear optics of uniform...

  15. Plasmonic Metamaterials: Unusual Optics and Applications

    28 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Igor Smolyaninov

    Surface plasmon-polaritons (or plasmons) are collective excitations of the conduction electrons and the electromagnetic field on the surface of such good metals as gold and silver. Near the frequency of surface plasmon resonance plasmons may perceive regular dielectrics as negative index...

  16. Routing Light with Nematicons: Light Localization and Steering in Liquid Crystals

    10 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Gaetano Assanto

    Nematic liquid crystals support optical spatial solitons via light-induced molecular reorientation. Such all-optical waveguides can channel a signal towards a destination, hence permitting signal routing. Owing to the inherent anisotropy of nematic liquid crystals, molecular orientation and...

  17. Taming Light and Electrons with Metamaterials

    11 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Nader Engheta

    In recent years, in my group we have been working on various aspects of metamaterials and plasmonic nano-optics. We have introduced and been developing the concept of "metatronics", i.e. metamaterial-inspired optical nanocircuitry, in which the three fields of "electronics", "photonics" and...

  18. Transformation Optics and Sub Wavelength Control of Light

    13 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: John Pendry

    Keynote presentation.

  19. [Illinois] Biophotonics 2012: Nonlinear Optics

    23 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kimani C Toussaint

  20. [Illinois] ECE 398 Lecture 18: Optoelectronics I - Light Emitting Diodes & Lasers

    14 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Kent D Choquette