Courses

Nanophotonics and Metamaterials

The course will cover nanoscale processes and devices and their applications for manipulating light on the nanoscale.

  1. metalmaterials
  2. metasurfaces
  3. nanophotonics
  4. plasmonics

The course will cover nanoscale processes and devices and their applications for
manipulating light on the nanoscale. The following topics are covered:

  • Photonic and plasmonic nanocircuits
  • Metal optics
  • Manipulating light with plasmonic nanostructures
  • Plasmonic nano-sensors
  • Near-field optics
  • Metamaterials: artificial magnetism and negative refractive index
  • Metamaterials: superlens and hyperlens
  • Transformation optics and cloaking
  • Metasurfaces
  • Nanolasers
  • Tunable and active plasmonic materials
  • Refractory plasmonics
  • Plasmonics for energy conversion, data storage and biomed applications
  • Silicon photonics
  • Diamond photonics
  • Graphene photonics
  • An introduction to quantum photonics

The course is concluded with 11 student presentations on "Hot Topics" in nanophotonics.

 

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