January 2010, Wiley-ISTE
Local-probe techniques are presented and are used to characterize plasmonic devices. The emerging fields of semiconductor nanocrystals and nanobiophotonics are also presented.
Chapter 1. Photonic crystals: from microphotonics to nanophotonics.
Chapter 2. Bidimensional photonic crystals for photonic integrated circuits.
Chapter 3. Photonic crystal fibers.
Chapter 4. Quantum Dots in optical microcavities.
Chapter 5. Nonlinear optics in nano- and microstructures.
Chapter 6. Third-order optical nonlinearities in photonic crystals.
Chapter 7. Controling the optical near-field: implications for nanotechnology.
Chapter 8. Sub-wavelength optics: toward plasmonics.
Chapter 9. The confined universe of electrons in semiconductor nanocrystals.
Chapter 10. Nano-biophotonics.
List of Authors.
Jean-Michel Lourtioz coordinates the French network on nanophotonics.
Claude Delalande is currently working on the optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures and has been Director of the
Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain since 1999.
Juan Ariel Levenson is the leader of the Centre of Nanosciences of the Paris-Region, France.