EC839 Nano-Photonics

Course Name: 

EC839 Nano-Photonics


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0) 4


Fundamentals, Maxwell’s equations, light-matter interaction, dispersion, EM properties of nanostructures, etc. Photonic crystals and photonic crystal fibers, Photonic and plasmonic nanocircuits, Metal optics Manipulating light with plasmonic nanostructures, Plasmonic nano-sensors, Near-field optics, Metamaterials: artificial magnetism and negative refractive index, Metamaterials: superlens and hyperlens, Transformation optics and cloaking, Metasurfaces, Nanolasers, Tunable and active plasmonic materials, Refractory plasmonics, Plasmonics for energy conversion, data storage and biomed applications, Silicon photonics, Diamond photonics, Graphene photonics, Intro to quantum photonics.


W. Cai and V. Shalaev, Optical Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications, Springer, 2009.
Surface plasmons on smooth and rough surfaces and on gratings, Raether (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1986)
Principles of Nano-Optics, Lukas Novotny and Bert Hecht, Cambridge, 2006.
S. Maier, Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications, Springer (2007).
Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light , J. D. Joannopoulos, R. D. Meade, J. N. Winn (Princeton University Press, 1995).


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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