EC469 Introduction to Photonics

Course Name: 

EC469 Introduction to Photonics


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Photonic Crystals: Electromagnetic wave in periodic medium, Symmetry, 1D photonic crystals: photonic band gap, omnidirectional reflector, 2D photonic crystals: photonic crystal waveguides, micro cavity, negative refraction, selfcollimation, photonic crystal fibre, One-way waveguide, 3D photonic crystals: self-assembled photonic crystal, holographically fabricated photonic crystal. Plasmonics, - Optics in metal, Surface Plasmon polariton, Localized surface plasmon, Phonon polariton, Plasmon waveguides, Transmission through sub-wavelength aperture, Enhancement of fluorescence and nonlinearity, Applications in Biomedical Engineering. Metamaterials, Effective medium theory, Negative refractive index, Super lens, Transformation optics, Invisibility cloak.


Lukas Novotny and Bert Hecht, Principles of Nano-Optics, Cambridge University Press, 2012
Herve Rigneault, Jean-Michel Lourtioz, Claude Delalande, Juan Ariel Levenson, Nanophotonics, Wiley-ISTE, 2006.
Mark L. Brongersma, Pieter G. Kik, Surface Plasmon Nanophotonics, Springer, 2007
P.N. Prasad, Nanophotonics, John Wiley and Sons, 2004
John D. Joannopoulos, Robert D. Meade, Joshua N. Winn, Photonic Crystals, Princeton University Press Princeton, NJ, USA 2008.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Proffessor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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