Thin Film Nanophotonics Book

Thin Film Nanophotonics


  • Author : Guru Subramanyam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128220863

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Thin Film Nanophotonics Excerpt :

Thin Film Nanophotonics: Conclusions from the Third International Workshop on Thin Films for Electronics, Electro-Optics, Energy and Sensors (TFE3S) provides up-to-date coverage of the properties and photonic applications of nanostructured thin films, including discussions on optical waveguides, photonic lattices for wideband reflectors, polarizers, bandpass filters, meta surfaces, plasmonic resonance sensors, smart windows, optical switches, photovoltaics, and many more. This is an important reference source for materials scientists, engineers and physicists working in the areas of nanomaterials and photonics. New thin film applications such as thin-film topological insulators and 2D materials are gaining attention and growing exponentially, hence this book is an ideal reference on how engineered thin films for various nano-photonics applications present exponential growth in a wide array of areas. Focuses on the interaction of photons with nanostructured thin films, nanocrystals, nanowires, semiconductor nanodots and photonic crystals Offers a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in thin-film nanophotonics Discusses how the properties of thin films make them particularly useful for photonic applications

New Directions in Thin Film Nanophotonics Book

New Directions in Thin Film Nanophotonics


  • Author : Sreekanth K. V.
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811388910

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New Directions in Thin Film Nanophotonics Excerpt :

This book highlights recent advances in thin-film photonics, particularly as building blocks of metamaterials and metasurfaces. Recent advances in nanophotonics has demonstrated remarkable control over the electromagnetic field by tailoring the optical properties of materials at the subwavelength scale which results in the emergence of metamaterials and metasurfaces. However, most of the proposed platforms require intense lithography which makes them of minor practical relevance. Stacked ultrathin-films of dielectrics, semi-conductors, and metals are introduced as an alternative platform that perform unique or similar functionalities. This book discusses the new era of thin film photonics and its potential applications in perfect and selective light absorption, structural coloring, biosensing, enhanced spontaneous emission, reconfigurable photonic devices and super lensing.​

Integrated Nanophotonic Devices Book

Integrated Nanophotonic Devices


  • Author : Zeev Zalevsky
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-06-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323228633

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Integrated Nanophotonic Devices Excerpt :

Nanophotonics is a newly developing and exciting field, with two main areas of interest: imaging/computer vision and data transport. The technologies developed in the field of nanophotonics have far reaching implications with a wide range of potential applications from faster computing power to medical applications, and "smart" eyeglasses to national security. Integrated Nanophotonic Devices explores one of the key technologies emerging within nanophotonics: that of nano-integrated photonic modulation devices and sensors. The authors introduce the scientific principles of these devices and provide a practical, applications-based approach to recent developments in the design, fabrication and experimentation of integrated photonic modulation circuits. For this second edition, all chapters have been expanded and updated to reflect this rapidly advancing field, and an entirely new chapter has been added to cover liquid crystals integrated with nanostructures. Unlocks the technologies that will turn the rapidly growing research area of nanophotonics into a major area of commercial development, with applications in telecommunications, computing, security, and sensing Nano-integrated photonic modulation devices and sensors are the components that will see nanophotonics moving out of the lab into a new generation of products and services By covering the scientific fundamentals alongside technological applications, the authors open up this important multidisciplinary subject to readers from a range of scientific backgrounds

Electromagnetic Optics of Thin Film Coatings Book

Electromagnetic Optics of Thin Film Coatings


  • Author : Claude Amra
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 395
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108488877

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Electromagnetic Optics of Thin Film Coatings Excerpt :

A theoretical, self-contained study of periodic multilayers and how they can be effectively exploited in both traditional and modern applications.

Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics Book

Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics


  • Author : Claude Fabre
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191081774

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Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics Excerpt :

Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics consists of the lecture notes of the Les Houches Summer School 101 held in August 2013. Some of the most eminent experts in this flourishing area of research have contributed chapters lying at the intersection of basic quantum science and advanced nanotechnology. The book is part of the renowned series of tutorial books that contain the lecture notes of all the Les Houches Summer Schools since the 1950's and cover the latest developments in physics and related fields.

Computational Nanophotonics Book

Computational Nanophotonics


  • Author : Sarhan Musa
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 541
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466558786

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Computational Nanophotonics Excerpt :

This reference offers tools for engineers, scientists, biologists, and others working with the computational techniques of nanophotonics. It introduces the key concepts of computational methods in a manner that is easily digestible for newcomers to the field. The book also examines future applications of nanophotonics in the technical industry and covers new developments and interdisciplinary research in engineering, science, and medicine. It provides an overview of the key computational nanophotonics and describes the technologies with an emphasis on how they work and their key benefits.

Quantum Nano Photonics Book

Quantum Nano Photonics


  • Author : Baldassare Di Bartolo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-09-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN 10 : 9789402415445

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Quantum Nano Photonics Excerpt :

This book brings together more closely researchers working in the two fields of quantum optics and nano-optics and provides a general overview of the main topics of interest in applied and fundamental research. The contributions cover, for example, single-photon emitters and emitters of entangled photon pairs based on epitaxially grown semiconductor quantum dots, nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond as single-photon emitters, coupled quantum bits based on trapped ions, integrated waveguide superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors, quantum nano-plasmonics, nanosensing, quantum aspects of biophotonics and quantum metamaterials. The articles span the bridge from pedagogical introductions on the fundamental principles to the current state-of-the-art, and are authored by pioneers and leaders in the field. Numerical simulations are presented as a powerful tool to gain insight into the physical behavior of nanophotonic systems and provide a critical complement to experimental investigations and design of devices.

Nanophotonic Materials Book

Nanophotonic Materials


  • Author : Ralf B. Wehrspohn
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-09-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 445
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527621897

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Nanophotonic Materials Excerpt :

`Nanophotonic Materials - Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials' summarizes the work and results of a consortium consisting of more than 20 German research groups concentrated on photonics crystals research over the last seven years. Illustrated throughout in full color, the book provides an overview of these novel materials, spanning the entire range from fundamentals to applications.

Infrared Nanophotonics Book

Infrared Nanophotonics


  • Author : Tadaaki Nagao
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-04-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : 9783036501741

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Infrared Nanophotonics Excerpt :

Infrared light radiates from almost all the matter on earth, and its strategic use will be an important issue for the enhancement of human life and the sustainable development of modern industry. Since its frequency is in the same region as phonons or molecular vibrations of materials, measuring its emission or absorption spectra helps us in characterizing and identifying materials in a non-destructive manner. Meanwhile, if we can spectroscopically design infrared emission by tuning chemical composition or artificially controlling nano- to mesoscale structures, this will have a great impact on industrial applications, such as thermophotovoltaics, energy-saving drying furnaces, spectroscopic infrared light sources, and various types of infrared sensors. In this Special Issue, we encourage submissions from researchers who are working on infrared nanophotonics based on MEMS/NEMS, and nanomaterials science, ranging from materials synthesis, to device fabrications, electromagnetic simulations, and thermal managements. Important topics of growing interest are wavelength-selective infrared emitters and detectors, where we can see rapid development in the fields of nano-plasmonics and metamaterials, and we invite such topics for inclusion in this Special Issue. We also encourage submissions on nano-materials science such as on graphene-based infrared detectors/emitters, and nanostructured narrow-band gap semiconductors.

Nanophotonic Fabrication Book

Nanophotonic Fabrication


  • Author : Takashi Yatsui
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-04-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642241727

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Nanophotonic Fabrication Excerpt :

Nanophotonics, a novel optical technology, utilizes the local interaction between nanometric particles via optical near fields. The optical near fields are the elementary surface excitations on nanometric particles, i.e. dressed photons that carry material energy. Of the variety of qualitative innovations in optical technology realized by nanophotonics, this books focuses on fabrication. To fabricate nano-scale photonic devices with nanometer-scale controllability in size and position, we developed a self-assembly method for size- and position-controlled ultra-long nanodot chains using a novel effect of near-field optical desorption. A novel deposition and etching scheme under nonresonant conditions is also demonstrated and its origin is reviewed.

Fundamentals and Applications of Nanophotonics Book

Fundamentals and Applications of Nanophotonics


  • Author : Joseph W. Haus
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782424871

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Fundamentals and Applications of Nanophotonics Excerpt :

Fundamentals and Applications of Nanophotonics includes a comprehensive discussion of the field of nanophotonics, including key enabling technologies that have the potential to drive economic growth and impact numerous application domains such as ICT, the environment, healthcare, military, transport, manufacturing, and energy. This book gives readers the theoretical underpinnings needed to understand the latest advances in the field. After an introduction to the area, chapters two and three cover the essential topics of electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and computation as they relate to nanophotonics. Subsequent chapters explore materials for nanophotonics, including nanoparticles, photonic crystals, nanosilicon, nanocarbon, III-V, and II-VI semiconductors. In addition, fabrication and characterization techniques are addressed, along with the importance of plasmonics, and the applications of nanophotonics in devices such as lasers, LEDs, and photodetectors. Covers electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and computation as these relate to nanophotonics Reviews materials, fabrication and characterization techniques for nanophotonics Describes applications of the technology such as lasers, LEDs and photodetectors

Recent Advances in Nanophotonics Book

Recent Advances in Nanophotonics


  • Author : Mojtaba Kahrizi
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839628436

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Recent Advances in Nanophotonics Excerpt :

This volume brings together several recent research articles in the field of nanophotonics. The editors have arranged the chapters in three main parts: quantum devices, photonic devices, and semiconductor devices. The chapters cover a wide variety of scopes in those areas including principles of plasmonic, SPR, LSPR and their applications, graphene-based nanophotonic devices, generation of entangled photon and quantum dots, perovskite solar cells, photo-detachment and photoionization of two-electrons systems, diffusion and intermixing of atoms in semiconductor crystals, lattice and molecular elastic and inelastic scattering including surface-enhanced Raman Scattering and their applications. It is our sincerest hope that science and engineering students and researchers could benefit from the new ideas and recent advances in the field that are covered in this book.

Photonics  Volume 2 Book

Photonics Volume 2


  • Author : David L. Andrews
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-01-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119014010

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Photonics Volume 2 Excerpt :

Discusses the basic physical principles underlying thescience and technology of nanophotonics, its materials andstructures This volume presents nanophotonic structures and Materials.Nanophotonics is photonic science and technology that utilizeslight/matter interactions on the nanoscale where researchers arediscovering new phenomena and developing techniques that go wellbeyond what is possible with conventional photonics andelectronics.The topics discussed in this volume are: CavityPhotonics; Cold Atoms and Bose-Einstein Condensates; Displays;E-paper; Graphene; Integrated Photonics; Liquid Crystals;Metamaterials; Micro-and Nanostructure Fabrication; Nanomaterials;Nanotubes; Plasmonics; Quantum Dots; Spintronics; Thin FilmOptics Comprehensive and accessible coverage of the whole of modernphotonics Emphasizes processes and applications that specifically exploitphoton attributes of light Deals with the rapidly advancing area of modern optics Chapters are written by top scientists in their field Written for the graduate level student in physical sciences;Industrial and academic researchers in photonics, graduate studentsin the area; College lecturers, educators, policymakers,consultants, Scientific and technical libraries, governmentlaboratories, NIH.

Micro  and Nanophotonic Technologies Book

Micro and Nanophotonic Technologies


  • Author : Patrick Meyrueis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-04-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 598
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527340378

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Micro and Nanophotonic Technologies Excerpt :

Edited and authored by leading experts from top institutions in Europe, the US and Asia, this comprehensive overview of micro- and nanophotonics covers the physical and chemical fundamentals, while clearly focusing on the technologies and applications in industrial R&D. As such, the book reports on the four main areas of telecommunications and display technologies; light conversion and energy generation; light-based fabrication of materials; and micro- and nanophotonic devices in metrology and control.