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Lecture 01 - Overview - EE599-003 Nanophotonics Instructor:...

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EE599-003 Nanophotonics Instructor: Prof. Todd Hastings Research: nanofabrication methods, nanoscale electronics and photonics for bio- chemical sensing and communications Material: Nano- (and Micro-) Photonics
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Announcements Class will not meet on Monday September 7 - Labor Day Nov. 25 and Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving
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Website and Syllabus Website: http://courses.engr.uky.edu/ECE/ee599-003/ Username: EE599-3 Password: plasmon
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Red blood cells (~7-8 μ m) Things Natural Things Natural Things Manmade Things Manmade Fly ash ~ 10-20 μ m Head of a pin 1-2 mm Quantum corral of 48 iron atoms on copper surface positioned one at a time with an STM tip Human hair ~ 60-120 μ m wide Ant ~ 5 mm Dust mite 200 μ m ATP synthase ~10 nm diameter Nanotube electrode Carbon nanotube ~1.3 nm diameter O O O O O O O O O O O O O O S O S O S O S O S O S O S O S P O O The Challenge Fabricate and combine nanoscale building blocks to make useful devices, e.g., a photosynthetic reaction center with integral semiconductor storage. Microworld 0.1 nm 1 nanometer (nm) 0.01 μ m 10 nm 0.01 mm 10 μ m 0.1 mm 100 μ m 1 millimeter (mm) 1 cm 10 mm 10 -2 m 10 -3 m 10 -4 m 10 -5 m 10 -8 m 10 -9 m 10 -10 m Nanoworld Infrared Ultraviolet Microwave Soft x-ray 1,000,000 nanometers = Zone plate x-ray “lens” Outer ring spacing ~35 nm Office of Basic Energy Sciences Office of Science, U.S. DOE
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