Search for dissertations about: "photonics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 404 swedish dissertations containing the word photonics.

  1. 1. Photonic MEMS for optical information technologies

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carlos Errando-Herranz; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Micro-electro-mechanical systems MEMS ; photonics; silicon photonics; photonic integrated circuits PIC ; lithium niobate photonics; ring resonator; polarization beam splitter PBS ; microfluidic integration; lab-on-chip LoC ; optical beam steering; nonlinear optics; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik; Physics; Fysik; Materials Science and Engineering; Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) combine hundreds of optical components on a chip, and can enable fast communications, high-performance computing, and improved sensing. PICs, made by miniaturized optical waveguides, require many reconfigurable elements to enable programmable functionalities and to compensate for fabrication variations and environmental factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mid-infrared photonic devices for on-chip optical gas sensing

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Floria Ottonello Briano; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; mid-infrared; mid-IR; photonics; silicon photonics; gas sensing; optical sensing; optical gas sensing; spectroscopy; absorption; dispersion; carbon dioxide; CO2; CO2 sensing; trace gas; ethanol sensing; alcohol sensing; waveguide; photonic waveguide; ring resonator; nanowire; nanoheater; emitter; thermal source; bolometer; microbolometer; thermal detector; high frequency; 3 omega method; plasmonic; platinum; Kanthal; silicon-on-insulator; micro-electro-mechanical systems MEMS ; microfabrication; microsystems; microtechnology; nanotechnology; Optics and Photonics; Optik och fotonik; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Gas detection is crucial in a wide range of fields and applications, such as safety and process control in the industry, atmospheric sciences, and breath diagnostics. Optical gas sensing offers some key advantages, compared to other sensing methods such as electrochemical and semiconductor sensing: high specificity, fast response, and minimal drift. READ MORE

  3. 3. Millimeter-Wave Photonics: Signal Sources and Transmission Links

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Andreas Wiberg; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; microwave photonics; mm-wave generation; radio over fiber; photonic frequency multiplication; millimeter-wave photonics; millimeter-waves; millimeter-wave communication system;

    Abstract : With the use of higher and higher frequencies in a number of current and future wireless millimeter-wave applications it is beneficial to use photonics for several reasons. The use of optical fibers is an advantageous way to transport millimeter-waves in terms of loss, mechanical flexibility, weight, and insensitivity to electromagnetic interference. READ MORE

  4. 4. Horizontal Slot Waveguides for Silicon Photonics Back-End Integration

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Maziar A. M. Naiini; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; silicon photonics; slot waveguides; grating couplers; CMOS tech- nology; high-k; ALD; germanium photodetectors; graphene photodetectors; pho- tonic integrated circuits;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the development of integrated silicon photonic devices. These devices are compatible with the present and near future CMOS technology. High-khorizontal grating couplers and waveguides are proposed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multicomponent Resonant Nanostructures: Plasmonic and Photothermal Effects

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Vadim Zakomirnyi; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; plasmonics; photonics; nanoparticles; Theoretical Chemistry and Biology; Teoretisk kemi och biologi;

    Abstract : In recent decades, plasmonic nanoparticles have attracted considerable attention due to their ability to localize electromagnetic energy at a scale much smaller than the wavelength of optical radiation. The study of optical plasmon waveguides (OPWs) in the form of chains of nanoparticles is important for modern photonics. READ MORE