Seed 7


Novel nanostructures for nonlinear frequency conversion

Design nano-structured materials for wide bandwidth operation that can be used to greatly enhance nonlinear interactions, including nonlinear frequency conversion (NFC) processes: frequency mixing between two or more photons.

Principal Investigators
Alejandro Rodriguez (Electrical Engineering)
Loren Pfeiffer (Electrical Engineering)
Claire Gmachl (Electrical Engineering)

Seed start/end date: April 1, 2016 - October 31, 2018

2016 Publications

R. Messina, W. Jin, and A. W. Rodriguez, “Exact formulas for radiative heat transfer between planar bodies under arbitrary temperature profiles: Modified asymptotics and sign-flip transitions," Physical Review B, 94:205438, 2016. [read]

W. Jin, R. Messina, and A.W. Rodriguez, “General formulation of coupled radiative and conductive heat transfer between compact bodies,” arXiv 21 Sept 2016 .arXiv:1605.05708, 2016. [read]

Z. Lin, A. Pick, M. Loncar, and A. W. Rodriguez, “Enhanced spontaneous emission at third-order Dirac exceptional points in inverse-designed photonic crystals,” Physical Review Letters, 117:107402, 2016. [read]

R. Messina, W. Jin, and A. W. Rodriguez, “Strongly coupled radiative and conductive heat transfer between planar objects,” Physical Review B (Rapid Comm.), 94:121410, 2016. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.121410 [read]