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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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2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 15 - Foundation of Nanophotonics
04 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kent D Choquette
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 16 - Plasmonics and Metamaterials
04 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang
2010 Nano-Biophotonics Summer School @ UIUC Lecture 28 - Molding the Flow of Light and Sound With Metamaterials
27 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang
3D and 2D Metamaterials at Infrared Optical Frequencies
24 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Igal Brener, Mohammad Mayy, Amanda Harding
Metamaterials (MM) provide for new ways of manipulating light and achieving complex functionality due to the ability to control the spatial distribution of the permittivity and permeability. This...
Active Optical Antennas and Metasurfaces
10 Nov 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Brongersma
Mark Brongersma is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. His current research is directed towards the development and physical analysis of nanostructured...
BNC Annual Research Review: Transforming Light with Metamaterials
15 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | 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...
Developments in Metamaterials and Transformation Optics
29 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David R. Smith
Metamaterials—artificially structured microcircuits that can mimic the electromagnetic response of atoms and molecules—have vastly expanded the opportunities available for the design of...
Digitizing and Functionalizing Metamaterials
15 Jan 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nader Engheta
This talk is part of the International Workshop "Novel Ideas in Optics: From Advanced Materials to Revolutionary Applications" hosted by Purdue University.
Nader Engheta is the H. Nedwill Ramsey...
ECE 695s Lecture 14: Metamaterials: Giving Light the Second Hand, Part 1
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15 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
A subsequent version of this lecture is available in a three lecture short course Metamaterials: A New Paradigm of Physics and Engineering.
ECE 695s Lecture 15: Metamaterials: Giving Light the Second Hand, Part 2
20 Nov 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
ECE 695s Nanophotonics
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31 Aug 2006 | Courses | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev
Welcome to the ECE 695S lectures
The course will cover nanoscale processes and devices and their applications for
manipulating light on the nanoscale. The following topics will be...
Hyperlens Design Solver
28 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Matt Swanson, Xingjie Ni, zubin jacob, Alexander V. Kildishev
Simulates a cylindrical hyperlens design to obtain resulting field intensities
Hyperlens Layer Designer
28 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Matt Swanson, Alexander V. Kildishev, Xingjie Ni
Design a hyperlens using concentric cylindrical layers of various materials
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 11: Plasmonics, Metamaterials
28 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang
New Frontiers of Photonics
What Are Meta-Materials?
Effective Medium Properties
Plasmonic "Atoms" and...
Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 20: Squeezing Photons (and Sound) Into Metamaterials
09 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Nick Fang
Squeezing Photons and Sound Into Metamaterials
From Microscope to Nanoscope
The Diffraction Limit
Near Field Optical Superlensing
Physics of Surface Plasmon
Is Graphene Alone in the Universe?
05 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | 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...
Laser Filtering, Metamaterials, and Commercializing Through the Lens of the Mythical Person Month
09 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | 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...
Light Matter Interfaces for NV Center in Diamond
11 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | 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,...
McCoy Lecture: Transforming Light with Metamaterials: A New Paradigm for the Science of Light
Metamaterials with low loss and gain
28 Jan 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mikhail A. Noginov
Optical loss caused by absorption in metal and a need for active control are among the major challenges of plasmonic metamaterials. Both can be addressed by utilizing optical gain. Recent efforts...