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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium EE : Materials for Nanophotonics--Plasmonics, Metamaterials, and Light Localization

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Mark Brongersma Stanford University
Luca Dal Negro Boston University
Joseph M. Fukumoto Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Lukas Novotny University of Rochester
EE4: SPP Excitation, Guiding, and Concentration
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 14, 2009
Room 2014 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **EE4.1
Plasmonic Metasurfaces for Waveguiding and Field Enhancement.

Sergey Bozhevolnyi 1
1 Institute of Sensors, Signals and Electrotechnics (SENSE), University of Southern Denmark , Odense M Denmark

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5:00 PM - **EE4.2
Nanofocusing in Plasmonic Nanotapers, Nanowaveguides and Nanocavities.

Albert Polman 1
1 Center for Nanophotonics, FOM-Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam Netherlands

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5:30 PM - **EE4.3
Miniature Surface Plasmon Launch Pads: Metal Nanoparticle Arrays for the Controlled Excitation of Propagating Surface Plasmons.

Pieter Kik 1
1 CREOL, UCF, Orlando, Florida, United States

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2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Mark Brongersma Stanford University
Luca Dal Negro Boston University
Joseph M. Fukumoto Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Lukas Novotny University of Rochester
EE5: Nonlinear and Exotic Materials
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, April 15, 2009
Room 2014 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **EE5.1
Nonlinear Plasmonics.

Richard Osgood 1 , Lina Cao 1 , Nicolae Panoiu 4 , Wenjun Fan 3 , Shuang Zhang 2 , Kevin Malloy 3 , Steven Brueck 3
1 , Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 4 , University College, London United Kingdom, 3 , University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:30 AM - **EE5.2
Hybrid Plasmonic Nanostructures with Enhanced Photonic Functionalities.

Anatoly Zayats 1
1 , The Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - **EE5.3
Transforming Light with Metamaterials

Vladimir Shalaev 1 , A. Kildishev 1 , U. Chettiar 1 , W. Cai 1
1 ECE, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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10:30 AM - **EE5.4
Plasmonic Nanocavities and Waveguides: Resonance Tailoring via Control of the Geometry: Simulations and Experimental Investigations.

Yannick Sonnefraud 1 , Stefan Maier 1
1 Physics, Imperial College, London United Kingdom

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11:00 AM -
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EE8: Optical Imaging
Session Chairs
Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Room 2014 (Moscone West)

4:00 PM - **EE8.1
Quantum Dots in Photonic Crystals: from Active Nanophotonics, to Quantum Information Processing and Nonlinear Optics at a Single Photon Level.

Jelena Vuckovic 1 , Andrei Faraon 1 , Dirk Englund 1 , Arka Majumdar 1 , Ilya Fushman 1
1 Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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4:30 PM - **EE8.2
Optical Antenna Imaging of Individual Membrane Proteins.

Christiane Hoeppener 1 , Lukas Novotny 1
1 The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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5:00 PM - **EE8.3
Tip-enhanced Near-field Optical Microscopy of Carbon Nanotubes.

Huihong Qian 1 , Carsten Georgi 1 , Paulo Araujo 2 , Miriam Boehmler 1 , Ado Jorio 2 , Lukas Novotny 3 , Achim Hartschuh 1
1 Department Chemie und Biochemie, LMU Muenchen and CeNS, Muenchen Germany, 2 Departamento de Fisica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte Brazil, 3 The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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5:30 PM - **EE8.4
The Structure of (slow) Light in and Around Photonic Nanostructures.

L. (Kobus) Kuipers 1
1 Center for Nanophotonics, FOM-Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam Netherlands

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2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Mark Brongersma Stanford University
Luca Dal Negro Boston University
Joseph M. Fukumoto Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Lukas Novotny University of Rochester
EE10: Light Localization and Photonic Structures
Session Chairs
Thursday AM, April 16, 2009
Room 2014 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **EE10.1
Propagation and Localization of Optical Excitations in Semicontinuous Metal Films.

Hui Cao 1 , Katyayani Seal 2 , Dentcho Genov 3 , Xiang Zhang 3 , Andrey Sarychev 4 , Z. Charles Ying 5 , Vladimir Shalaev 6
1 Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Center for Nanophase Materials Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 , Ethertronics Inc., San Diego, California, United States, 5 Division of Materials Research, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 6 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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10:00 AM - **EE10.2
Light Transport in Photonic Materials: a Levy Flight of Photons.

Diederik Wiersma 1 , Pierre Barthelemy 1 , Jacopo Bertolotti 1
1 micro and nano photonics, European laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy (LENS), University of Florence, and INFM-CNR BEC, sesto fiorentino, Florence, Italy

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10:30 AM - EE10.3
Design and Engineering of On-chip Light Localization with Deterministic Aperiodic Structures.

Svetlana Boriskina 1 , Ashwin Gopinath 1 , Luca Dal Negro 1 , Sylvanus Lee 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM - EE10.4
Aperiodic Plasmonic Substrates for SERS Detection.

Ashwin Gopinath 1 , Svethlana Borishkina 1 , Luca Dal Negro 1
1 ECE, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **EE10.5
Surface Plasmons meet Organic Optoelectronics.

Joachim Krenn 1 2
1 Institute of Physics and Erwin Schroedinger Institute for Nanoscale Research , University of Graz, Graz Austria, 2 Institute of Nanostructured Materials and Photonics, Joanneum Research, Graz Austria

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12:00 PM - **EE10.6
Tuneable Nanoscale Free-electron Light Source On-a-Chip.

Nikolay Zheludev 1 , Kevin MacDonald 1 , Giorgio Adamo 1 , Y. Fu 2 , C. Wang 2 , D. Tsai 2 , F. Garcia de Abajo 3
1 O.R.C., University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom, 2 Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 3 , Instituto de Optica, Madrid Spain

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12:30 PM - **EE10.7
Low Loss, Gain, and Stimulated Emission in Nanoplasmonics and Metamaterials.

M. Noginov 1
1 Center for Materials Research, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

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2009-04-17   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Mark Brongersma Stanford University
Luca Dal Negro Boston University
Joseph M. Fukumoto Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Lukas Novotny University of Rochester
EE14: Metamaterials II
Session Chairs
Friday AM, April 17, 2009
Room 2014 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **EE14.1
Active Plasmonics: Physics and Applications.

Domenico Pacifici 1 , Henri Lezec 1 2 , Vivian Ferry 1 , Luke Sweatlock 1 , Matthew Dicken 1 , John Weiner 3 , Harry Atwater 1
1 Thomas J. Watson Laboratories of Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 present address: Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 IRSAMC/LCAR, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse France

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10:00 AM - EE14.2
Toward Negative Index Materials and Transformation-based Optical Elements with Surface Plasmon Waveguides.

Jennifer Dionne 1 , Ewold Verhagen 2 , L. (Kobas) Kuipers 2 , Albert Polman 2 , Harry Atwater 1
1 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Center for Nanophotonics, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Amsterdam Netherlands

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10:15 AM - EE14.3
Negative Refractive Index in a Bulk Optical Metamaterial

Jason Valentine 1 , Shuang Zhang 1 , Thomas Zentgraf 1 , Erick Ulin-Avila 1 , Dentcho Genov 2 , Guy Bartal 1 , Xiang Zhang 1 3
1 , University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Louisiana Tech University , Ruston, Louisiana, United States, 3 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:30 AM - EE14.4
Method for Preparing Truly Three-Dimensional Metallo-Dielectric Photonic Crystals and Related Metamaterials

Stephen Kuebler 1 2 , Henry Williams 2 , Marco Melino 1 , Toufic Jabbour 1
1 CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **EE14.5
Special Features of Metactronics and Metananocircuits.

Nader Engheta 1
1 Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:45 AM - **EE14.6
Left-handed Metamaterials Operating in the Visible: Negative Refraction and Negative Radiation Pressure.

Henri Lezec 1
1 Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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12:15 PM - EE14.7
A Single-Layer Isotropic Negative-Index Metamaterial at Visible Frequencies.

Stanley Burgos 1 , Rene de Waele 2 , Albert Polman 2 , Harry Atwater 1
1 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Center for Nanophotonics, FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam Netherlands

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12:30 PM - EE14.8
Plasmon Guided Modes in Nanoparticle Metamaterials.

Rebecca Sainidou 1 , Javier Garcia de Abajo 1
1 , Instituto de Optica - CSIC, Madrid Spain

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12:45 PM - EE14.9
Optical Negative Refraction Using Plasmonic Metamaterials

Yongmin Liu 1 , Jie Yao 1 , Zhaowei Liu 1 , Yuan Wang 1 , Guy Bartal 1 , Xiang Zhang 1 2
1 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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