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...
ECE 616 Lecture 29: Ultrafast Spectroscopy
12 Apr 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew M Weiner
Related reading: Ultrafast Optics, 9.1-9.3.
Large-scale first principles configuration interaction calculations of optical absorption in boron clusters
07 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Ravindra L Shinde
We have performed systematic large-scale all-electron correlated calculations on boron clustersBn (n=2–5), to study their linear optical absorption spectra. Several possible isomers of each clus-ter were considered, and their geometries were optimized at the coupled-cluster singles doubles(CCSD)...
ECE 616: Ultrafast Optics
29 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew M Weiner
Topics:Introduction and reviewUltrashort pulse generation techniquesMode-locking: overviewActive mode lockingPassive mode lockingMeasurement techniquesCorrelation techniquesTime-frequency methodsNoise and jitterDispersion and its compensationMaterial dispersionAngular dispersion devicesDispersion...
Peanuts vs. Pyramids: Two Perspectives on MEMS
29 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen D. Senturia
MEMS, the acronym for Micro-electromechanical Systems, also known simply as “Micro-systems,” come in two main types: commodity products (the peanuts) and MEMS-enabled products (the pyramids, or, more correctly, the inverted pyramids). The economics of scale greatly affect how these two classes of...
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 14: Infrared spectroscopic imaging: an integrative approach to pathology
09 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Rohit Bhargava
Infrared spectroscopic imaging: an integrative approach to pathologyTopics: What is Chemical Imaging? IR Imaging Technology FT-IR spectroscopy Motivation Cancer and Diagnostic Process Chemical Imaging for Tissue From Data to Knowledge Integrative Classification Process Major Translational Themes...
PhotonicsSHA-2D: Modeling of Single-Period Multilayer Optical Gratings and Metamaterials
23 Jun 2009 | | 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
EPR - ESR
14 Apr 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Baudilio Tejerina, Joshua Telser
This program calculates the powder pattern EPR spectra of a 2-spin electronic system.
Carbon Nanotechnology: Scientific and Technological Issues
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24 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Joe Lyding
Carbon nanotechnologies based on single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and graphene (a single atomic layer of graphite) are being pursued for a wide range of technological applications ranging from chemical sensing to post-silicon nanoelectronics. A common thread is the need to atomistically...
Modeling (Semi) Unstructured Proteins
26 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Colvin
The past century has seen tremendous progress in determining the biochemical and biophysical processes that constitute life. One exciting consequence of this understanding is the possibility of developing mathematical models of biological function that are accurate and even predictive. My...
Spectroscopy and Modeling to Infer Channel Structure and Function
23 Mar 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Vishwanath Jogini
We are particularly interested in issues about ion permeation, ion selectivity, gating, and channel inhibitors. We are currently working on the KcsA channel, the OmpF porin, and the gramicidin A> channel. We are also spending our efforts in the development of new computational approaches for...