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2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 15 - Foundation of Nanophotonics
04 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Kent D Choquette
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 16 - Plasmonics and Metamaterials
04 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 30 - Applications of Plasmonics in Engineering and Biotechnology
28 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jaeyoun Kim
Biosensing applications of Plasmon Resonance in gold nanoparticles
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02 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Karina Moore
Light can be used to excite plasmon resonance in gold nanoparticles. Plasmon resonance occurs on the nanoscale as the particles become excited and plasmon oscillations arise in each particle of a pair of metal nanoparticles. There is plasmon coupling between the neighboring particles as the...
BNC Annual Research Review: Transforming Light with Metamaterials
02 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
One of the most unique properties of light is that it can package information into a signal of zero mass and propagate it at the ultimate speed. It is, however, a daunting challenge to bring photonic devices to the nanometer scale because of the fundamental diffraction limit. Metamaterials can...
CHM 696 Lecture 11: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies I
03 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 12: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies II
05 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
CHM 696 Lecture 13: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies III
02 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei
Conquering Surface Plasmon Resonance Loss in Metallic Nanostructures
16 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Mikhail A. Noginov
We have observed the compensation of loss in metal by gain indielectric in the mixture of Ag aggregate and rhodamine 6G dye. Thedemonstrated six-fold enhancement of the Rayleigh scattering is the evidence of the enhancement of the localized surface plasmon (SP) resonance. In the attenuated total...
ECE 616 Student Presentation: Ultrafast Non-linear Plasmonics
02 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gururaj V Naik
Plasmonics has gained significant attention in the recent days owing to its capability of providing sub-wavelength confinement of light. As a consequence of sub-wavelength confinement of electric field, the field intensity issignificantly enhanced. High field intensity achieved by plasmonics,...
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 11: Plasmonics, Metamaterials
28 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang
Plasmonics, Meta-MaterialsTopics: New Frontiers of Photonics What Are Meta-Materials? Electromagnetic Meta-Materials Effective Medium Properties Plasmonic "Atoms" and "Crystals" Plasmonic Response Physics of Surface Plasmon Artificial Magnetism Split Ring Resonators The Swiss Roll Structure...
Is Graphene Alone in the Universe?
05 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Jacob B. Khurgin
In this talk we show that many heterostructures based on III-V (InGaSb) and II-VI (HgCdTe) semiconductors can be engineered to have all the above properties nearly indistinguishable from those of graphene, while adding certain degree of versatility, such as ability to have not only...
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.
KIST/PU Multiplex Detection of Cell Surface Markers Using Plasmonic Sensors
23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph M K Irudayaraj
Gold nanorod molecular probes (GNrMPs) were designed and fabricated for multiplex identification of cell surface markers in HBECs. Cells were probed directly using dark field microscopy integrated with a spectral imager for simultaneous detection of up to three surface markers. The...
McCoy Lecture: Transforming Light with Metamaterials: A New Paradigm for the Science of Light
15 Feb 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
Micro-scaled Biochips with Optically Active Surfaces for Near and Far-field Analysis of Cellular Fluorescence
31 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Huw Summers
The integration of thin (< 100 nm) metal films with micro-scaleoptical waveguides provides a route to controlled spatialexcitation of cellular fluorescence within a biochip platform.Surface bound electron-plasma oscillations (surface plasmon waves)interact with photons to produce an...
Nanoscale Spectroscopy and Plasmonics in Infrared
19 Apr 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Mikhail Belkin
In this talk, I will present the results of two of our research projects. I will start with a simple technique for nanoscale mid-infrared spectroscopy that we have developed recently. Subwavelength resolution is achieved by detecting optical absorption through measuring local photothermal...
New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology
13 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Mona Jarrahi
In this talk, I will describe some of our recent results on developing fundamentally new terahertz electronic/optoelectronic components and imaging/spectrometry architectures to mitigate performance limitations of existing terahertz systems.
Novel Plasmonic Materials and Nanodevices for Integrated Quantum Photonics
19 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Mikhail Shalaginov
This research focuses on color centers in diamond that share quantum properties with single atoms. These systems promise a path for the realization of practical quantum devices such as nanoscale sensors, single-photon sources, and quantum memories. In particular, we explored an intriguing...
Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination within a doctor’s office or in the field, could allow immediate appropriate treatment of medical...