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    • Optical Metamaterials: From Linear Responses to Nonlinear Interactions and Beyond 

      Cai, Wenshan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-11)
      Metamaterials are commonly viewed as artificially-structured media capable of realizing arbitrary effective parameters, in which metals and dielectrics are delicately combined to facilitate the index contrast and plasmonic ...
    • An Optical Rectenna 

      Cola, Baratunde (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-25)
      An optical rectenna – that is, a device that directly converts free‐propagating electromagnetic waves at optical frequencies to d.c. electricity – was first proposed over 40 years ago, yet this concept has not been ...
    • Optics in the Natural World: Iridescent Colors of Butterflies and the Twisted Beetle! 

      Srinivasarao, Mohan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-01-08)
      The study of photonics in nature contains beautiful and diverse examples of sub-wavelength structural features that create observed colors through thin layered or multilayered interference, diffraction, zero order diffraction ...
    • Optimal Feedback Control of Crystallization 

      Grover, Martha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-24)
      The organization of a large collection of particles into an ordered crystalline array is needed for many applications, including pharmaceutical separations, nuclear waste disposal, and optoelectronic metamaterials. Due ...
    • Optimization of a Biomimetic Poly-(Lactic Acid) Ligament Scaffold 

      Uehlin, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-01-22)
      The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured ligament of the knee, often requiring orthopedic reconstruction using autograft or allograph tissue, both with significant disadvantages. As a result, tissue ...
    • Organic and Hybrid Materials for Photonics and Electronics 

      Perry, Joseph (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-22)
      In this talk, I will present an overview of my group’s research on materials for photonics and electronics. Polymethine dyes are promising materials for nonlinear optical processes such as all-optical signal processing ...
    • Organic Semiconductors for Flexible Printed Electronics 

      Kippelen, Bernard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-11)
      Advances during the last 30 years in the synthesis and processing of organic materials with nonlinear optical and semiconducting properties, have fueled the emergence of a new technology that can potentially lead to low ...
    • Particle-Stabilized Emulsions and the Surprising Effects of Particle Charge and Nano-Scale Roughness 

      Behrens, Sven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-12-10)
      It has been known for more than a century that colloidal particles with the “right” wetting properties can stabilize emulsions, much like surfactants or amphiphilic polymers do. Today, particlestabilized emulsions ...
    • Patent Law and Nanotechnology 

      Woods, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-26)
      From a researcher's perspective, understanding the elements that should be in a patent application and how the patent office evaluates prior art and patentability can be daunting. A basic introduction to the criteria that ...
    • Pathways to Improved Performance of Electrochemical Systems Through an Understanding of Dynamic Materials Processes 

      McDowell, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-02-09)
      Dynamic materials processes such as phase transformations, corrosion, and nucleation/growth can play key roles during operation of devices for electrochemical energy storage and conversion; often, these processes are not ...
    • Peptide and Protein Nanomaterials: The Design Challenge 

      Conticello, Vincent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-10)
      Structurally defined materials on the nanometer length-scale have been historically the most challenging to rationally construct and the most difficult to structurally analyze. Sequence-specific biomolecules, i.e., proteins ...
    • Plasma Etching at IEN: An Overview of Equipment and Processes 

      Chen, Hang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-09-10)
      Plasma etching has become one of the most important techniques in IC fabrication. It plays a critical role in creating geometries of extremely small size for highly integrated devices. Plasma etching techniques utilize ...
    • Plasma Processing of Thin Films [Part I and II] 

      Hess, Dennis (2014-09-02)
      Fabrication of devices and structures for integrated circuits, sensors, photonics, and MEMS/NEMS requires layers of patterned thin films. For nearly all film materials, patterns are generated by lithographic processes, ...
    • Polymeric Semiconductors: Molecular Ordering, Charge Transport and Macroscale Mobility 

      Reichmanis, Elsa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01-28)
      The performance of devices fabricated using polymeric semiconductors depends critically upon alignment of the polymer chains at the nano- through macro-scales. Significant structure-process- property relationships that ...
    • Probing Worm Brain with Microfluidics and Light 

      Lu, Hang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-05-18)
    • Problem Solving Using Light and Electron Microscopy 

      Brown, Rich (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-12)
      Using a combination of microscopical techniques, Rich applies polarized light microscopy (PLM), Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy, (FTIR), confocal Raman microscopy, (CRM), scanning electron microscopy-energy ...
    • Properties and Technological Applications of Superconducting Nanowire Devices 

      Marchenkov, Alexei (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-10-09)
      The generation of high-frequency current oscillations when a constant voltage is applied across an insulating tunnel gap separating two superconductors was one of the fundamental theoretical predictions made by Brian ...
    • Protein Assembly to Create Therapeutic Nanomaterials 

      Champion, Julie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-10)
      Protein drugs can provide a key advantage over small molecule drugs; they evolved to perform their function, while small molecules are often selected for “best” function compared to a pool of candidates. However, proteins ...
    • Quantim, and DLI Vaporizers 

      Gulla, Jeffrey (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-14)
    • A Realistic View of Commercializing Nanotechnology Within the Chemical and Various Other Industries 

      Kirk, Richard A.; Blevins, Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-02-26)
      Nanotechnology has become "The Word" across all business lines; yet, few understand this new technology and the future impact on their prospective businesses. This talk will provide a framework for understanding nanotechnology ...