Emerging Nanomaterials and Nanostructures for Plasmonics and Nanophotonics Applications (Workshop 4)


Advances in nanotechnology have led to the creation of nanostructures capable to manipulate and control light at the nanoscale. This has led to the birth of the fields of plasmonics and nanophotonics exploring research topics dealing with interactions of light with nanostructures which for example can lead to light confinement, increased local electromagnetic fields or improved light harvesting. Nowadays, the fields of plasmonics and nanophotonics span various disciplines from materials science to chemistry, biology and medicine, and many of the results of such studies show promise to mature in technologically relevant applications. NSLS-II and CFN are timely well positioned to play an important role in providing both expertise and support through their advanced nanofabrication and nanocharacterization tools to the NSLSII/CFN user community. This workshop aims to bring to the NSLSII/CFN user community world renowned experts working on the synthesis and characterization of emerging plasmonics and nanophotonics materials as well on studying light-matter interactions involving various types of nanostructures. The objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for the NSLS-II/CFN user community to explore the research frontier in plasmonics and nanophotonics and to identify synergistic NSLS-II/CFN experiments which can lead to transformative advances in the field.

Workshop organizers: Mircea Cotlet (BNL), Mingzhao Liu (BNL), Oleg Gang (Columbia/BNL), Fang Lu (BNL), Aaron Stein (BNL)

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    • 1
      Opening remarks
      Speaker: Oleg Gang, Mircea Cotlet, Mingzhao Liu
    • 2
      Flat Optics
      Speaker: Nanfang Li, Columbia University
    • 3
      Directed-Assembled Optical Metamaterials
      Speaker: Zheng Yuebing, U.T. Austin
    • 4
      Influence of Aperiodic Plasmonic Metasurfaces on Exciton-Plasmon Coupling and Thin-Film Light-Management
      Speaker: Deirdre O’Carroll, Rutgers University
    • 5
      DNA Self-assembled Plasmonic Quantum Dots with Tunable Optical Output
      Speakers: BNL, Honghu Zhang, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • 6
      Coffee break (Included), Group photo, CFN tour (part 1)
    • 7
      Distinct Optoelectronic Signatures for Charge Transfer and Energy Transfer in Quantum Dot–MoS2 Hybrid Photodetectors Revealed by Photocurrent Imaging Microscopy
      Speakers: BNL, Mingxing Li, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    • 8
      Single Quantum Dots Strongly Coupled to Plasmons
      Speaker: Matthew Pelton, UMBC
    • 9
      Halide Perovskites – A New Class of Optoelectronic Materials
      Speaker: Hanwei Gao, FSU
    • 10
      Nano-Enabled Metasurfaces and Thermal Emitters –Toward Solving Sizable Problems
      Speaker: Phillip Hon, NEXT NG
    • 11
      Workshop adjourns, CFN tour (part 2)