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Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to provide properties which may not be readily available in nature. These materials usually gain their properties from structure rather than composition, using the inclusion of small inhomogeneities to enact effective macroscopic behavior.
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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...
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...
2017 Purdue Quantum Center Workshop: Coherent Effects in Physics and Chemistry
28 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev, Mikhail Shalaginov
Presentations for this workshop are in production and will be available in the next 30 days Click on image to download high resolution image
Laser Filtering, Metamaterials, and Commercializing Through the Lens of the Mythical Person Month
09 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Themos Kallos
In this work we investigate whether optical metamaterials in particular may require more than the typical resources to lead to successful commercialization. We also compare the estimated efforts with other technology commercialization projects of the recent past. ...
Active Optical Antennas and Metasurfaces
10 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Brongersma
Optical Hyperspace: Light in Metamaterials with Hyperbolic Dispersion
03 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Evgenii Narimanov
The composites with opposite signs of the dielectric permittivity in two orthogonal directions, known as the hyperbolic metamaterials, represent a new "universality class" of optical media, with the light behavior which is qualitatively different from that in either metals or...
Light Matter Interfaces for NV Center in Diamond
11 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Alexey V Akimov
The NV center in diamond is attracting a lot of attention within the quantum information processing community. As a spin system in a clean and well-controlled environment of the diamond lattice, it exhibits outstanding performance as a quantum memory, even at room temperature....
Plasmonics and Metasurfaces for Extreme Manipulation of Light
08 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Yongmin Liu
In this talk, I will present some of our work in the fascinating field of plasmonics and optical metasurfaces. First, I will discuss reconfigurable plasmonic lenses operating in microfluidic environment, which can dynamically diverge, collimate and focus surface plasmons . Second, I will...
Quantum Control of Light and Matter International Workshop
14 Oct 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev, Chris H Greene
This kickoff workshop brings together world-class experts specializing in diverse areas such as Quantum Information & Computing, Quantum Nanophotonics & Metamaterials, as well as Quantum aspects of Atomic and Molecular Optics and Atom-like Solid State Systems.
Short Course on Nanophotonics
19 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang
This course is a shortened version of a graduate course offered to MIT students regarding recent advances in photonics science and technology. The course consists of selected topics in fundamental science of nano-optics, with an overview of nanophotonic tools.
Towards Light-Spin Interface for NV Center in Diamond
17 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alexey V Akimov
In this work we present our efforts on using CMOS compatible hyperbolic metamaterials and optical fibers to construct efficient single-photon sources and sensing elements using NV center in diamond.
Perfect Absorber Metamaterial simulator
19 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: sainath gupta, Bala Krishna Juluri
perfect absorber matametrial
[Illinois] CNST 2012: Making Mid-Infrared Photonics Nano with Plasmonics and Metamaterials
23 May 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Daniel Wasserman
CNST Workshop 2012May 2–3, 2012Showcasing University of Illinois research in bionanotechnology/nanomedicine, nanoelectronics/nanophotonics, and nanomaterials/nanomanufacturing, leading to cross-campus and industry collaborationsNational Center for Supercomputing Applications Micro and...
Nanophotonics (as taught in MIT 2.718/2.719: Photonic Materials, Fall 2012)
22 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang
This course is intended to introduce recent advances in photonics science and technology to undergraduate and graduate students in engineering. The course consists of selected topics in fundamental science of nano-optics, with an overview of nanophotonic tools.Graduate credit requires the...
Novel Ideas in Metamaterials
03 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Igor Smolyaninov
This talk is part of the International Workshop "Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications" hosted by Purdue University.
Digitizing and Functionalizing Metamaterials
03 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Nader Engheta
Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications
09 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
At the turn of the 21st century, the enormous progress in the fields of photonics, materials sciences, and nanofabrication resulted in the emergence of a new class of unique optical media - metamaterials. "Meta" in Greek means "beyond." Indeed, these new man-made optical structures pioneered by...
08 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Vladimir M. Shalaev
Is Graphene Alone in the Universe?
30 Nov 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 2-dimensional,...
Nanophotonics with Metamaterials
06 Jun 2012 | | 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...