Course details of EP 501 - Optical Properties of Nanostructured Materials

Course Name Optical Properties of Nanostructured Materials
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 2
Tutorial 1
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite Nil
Text Reference F. De Fornel, Evanescent waves- from Newtonian optics to atomic optics, Springer, 2001. John D. Joannopoulos, Robert D. Meade and Joshua N. Winn, Photonic Crystals- molding the flow of light, Princeton University Press, 1995. Satoshi Kawata, Matoichi Ohtsu, Mashahiro Irie, Nano Optics, Springer Verlag, 2002. Y. R. Shen, The principles of nonlinear optics, John Wiley, 1984. Dieter Suter, The physics of laser-atom interaction, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Description Evanescent waves; Angular spectrum representation, Diffraction in near optical fields; Dipole radiation; Propagation of light in mixed dielectric media and periodic nanostructures, Electromagnetic modes and symmetry; Photonic band gap materials; Defects and Mode localization, Surface states; Nano structured optical fibers. Linear and nonlinear light-matter interaction at nano scale; Nonlinear Optical properties of quantum confined materials ( quantum wells, quantum dots, quantum wires, nanoporous semiconductors, metal and magnetic nanoparticles and conjugated polymers); Mechanical effects of light and manipulation of atoms. Quantum theory of optics in confined geometry and near field nano optics; Emission enhancement and suppression; Scattering & Photon localization; Random Media. Optical probes for sensing, imaging and fabrication of nanostructures (near field scanning optical microscopy, confocal microscopy and nanolithography); Sub wavelength optical elements; Molecular and quantum devices.
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