Computational Nanophotonics: Modeling and Applications

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  • Explains the technical methods as an approximate numerical approach for studying computational nanophotonics
  • Explores new developments and interdisciplinary research in engineering, science, and medicine using computational nanophotonics
  • Covers business applications and commercialization in nanophotonics as well as future directions, opportunities, and challenges
  • Guides readers to compute nanowaveguides, nanotubes, nanowire, nanofibers, nanoparticles, quantum dots, low-dimensional nanostructures, and nanofabrication techniques
  • Discusses the computational methods in nanophotonics in all areas of technology


This reference offers tools for engineers, scientists, biologists, and others working with the computational techniques of nanophotonics. It introduces the key concepts of computational methods in a manner that is easily digestible for newcomers to the field. The book also examines future applications of nanophotonics in the technical industry and covers new developments and interdisciplinary research in engineering, science, and medicine. It provides an overview of the key computational nanophotonics and describes the technologies with an emphasis on how they work and their key benefits.

Table of Contents

Computational of Optical Micro-/Nanoprism
Sarhan M. Musa and Orion Ciftja

Role of Computational Intelligence in Photonics Technology
Ufana Riaz and S.M. Ashraf

Nanowire Photonics and Their Applications
Sun-Kyung Kim, Thomas J. Kempa, Charles M. Lieber, and Hong-Gyu Park

Modeling and Characterization of Nonlinear Optical Effects in Photonic Nanowires
Rim Cherif, Mourad Zghal, and Amine Ben Salem

Modeling Optical Applications of Nanofibers/Nanowires
Yipei Wang and Limin Tong

Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: Application to Quantum State Transfer through Nanophotonic Waveguidance
P.K. Choudhury and Md. Mijanur Rahman

Nanopatterned Photonics on Probe: Modeling, Simulations, and Applications for Near-Field Light Manipulation
Lingyun Wang and Xiaojing Zhang

Coupled Mode Theory and Its Applications on Computational Nanophotonics
Jianwei Mu and Yasha Yi

Multilayer Coupled Nanoplasmonic Structures and Related Computational Techniques
Mina Ray and Mahua Bera

Advanced Techniques in Medical Computational Nanophotonics and Nanoplasmonics
Viroj Wiwanitkit

Computational Modeling Aspects of Light Propagation in Biological Tissue for Medical Applications
Chintha Chamalie Handapangoda and Malin Premaratne

Defense Applications for Nanophotonics
Suman Shrestha, Mohit Kumar, and George C. Giakos

Future Trends in Nanophotonics: Medical Diagnostics and Treatment, Nanodevices, and Solar Cells
Chaya Narayan, Aditi Deshpande, Jennifer Syms, Chris Mela, Anandi Mahadevan, Suman Shrestha, Lin Zhang, Tannaz Farrahi, Ryan Koglin, and George C. Giakos

Appendix A: Material and Physical Constants

Appendix B: Photon Equations, Index of Refraction, Electromagnetic Spectrum, and Wavelength of Commercial Laser

Appendix C: Symbols and Formulas


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