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[Illinois] Engineering the Mode Coupling in Microrings for Laser and Sensor Applications
12 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lynford Goddard
The integrated microring Bragg reflector forms the basis of a new family of compact reflective photonic devices. The buildup of field strength in the high quality factor ring resonator...
Spaser in Quantum Regime
12 Feb 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark I Stockman
The spaser have been introduced theoretically and discovered experimentally. We briefly consider quantum theory and latest results on spaser as an ultrafast quantum generator and amplifier of...
[Illinois] ECE 416 SPR Sensors II
21 May 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham
In this lecture, it is a continuation of the SPR Sensors discussed in the last one. We start off with the definition of a Surface...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Optical Sensors I
06 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham
In this lecture, we begin our discussion of Optical Biosensors. We start off by showing the general properties of optical...
[Illinois] ECE 416 SPR Sensors III
05 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham
In this lecture, we continued the SPR Sensors discussion. We started off with the coupling condition being determined by the...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Electrochemical Sensors
27 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham
In this lecture, we begin discussing the three types of electrochemical sensors: Potentiometric, Amperometric, and Conductometry....
[Illinois] ECE 416 Glucose Sensor I
In this lecture, we continue the discussion on the oxygen sensor. It starts with a review of the measurement of O2 concentration...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Glucose Sensor II
In this lecture, we looked at the three generations of the glucose sensor and the ways it has changed. The first generation was...
[Illinois] ECE 416 Acoustic Wave Sensors
In this lecture, we look at the concepts and theories behind the acoustic wave sensor. This sensor communicates through the...
In Search of a Better MEMS-Switch: An Elementary theory of how nanostructured dielectrics may soften landing, increase travel range, and decrease energy dissipation
06 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam
In this talk, I will discuss an elementary theory of the role of nanostructured electrodes in addressing some of the challenges from a fundamentally different perspective. The goal is to start a...
Illinois Nanohour Seminar: Rapid Label-free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors
13 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Leo L Chan
Rapid Label-free Detection of Rotavirus using Photonic Crystal Biosensors
Current Detection Method
Label-based versus label-free assay
Nanodays - Space—Lab on Chip Technology: The final frontier
18 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marshall Porterfield
D. Marshall Porterfield is a Professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering with a joint appointment in Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Dr. Porterfield received his B.S. from the...
CHM 696 Lecture 12: Optical Properties of Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoparticle Assemblies II
05 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei
Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics
18 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ken P. Chong
One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in...
Illinois iOptics Lecture 4: Advance applications in Nanomaterials, Photovoltaics, Organic/Inorganic Sensors, Materials Science, and Alternative Energies, etc. using Raman and Photoluminescence Technologies
10 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Emmanuel Leroy, Michael Oweimrin
Emmanuel Leroy originally began his career at the Horiba Jobin Yvon facility in France (formerly Dilor) and moved to the USA as a Service Engineer to support the Raman products in North and South...
Illinois iOptics Lecture 5: Deposited Nanorod Films for Biosensor Applications
17 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Cunningham
Planar photonic crystals have been used as the basis of many biological sensing devices. Here, we successfully demonstrated that the combination of a photonic crystal structure and a dielectric...
Peanuts vs. Pyramids: Two Perspectives on MEMS
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | 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,...
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 20: Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale
17 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Two Modes of Forming STM Images
Atomic Force Microscopy
Typical Engaging Curve
Molecular Sensors for MEMS
10 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John P. Sullivan
This seminar will cover the issues involved in using molecular sensors in MEMS and their application to microchannels, supersonic micronozzles, microjet impingement, microturbines and unsteady...
Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | 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...