Title

Fundamentals and Applications of Nanophotonics

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2016

Abstract

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

ISBN/ISSN

978-1-78242-464-2

Publisher

Woodhead Publishing

Place of Publication

Waltham, MA

Peer Reviewed

yes