Course Name: 

Nanophotonics (NT750)


M.Tech. in Nanotechnology




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Nanophotonics: Background propagation in them, Photonic Properties of Nanomaterials; Photon Absorption, Emission & Scattering; Permittivity & free Electron Plasma of metals, Extinction Coefficient of Metal particles; Gold & silver particles for nanophotonic devices, bandgap engineering of nanoscale devices, Thin films, Quantum wires and dots, photonic crystal fibers,
Quantum Confinement based light sources and detectors, optical tweezers, photonic crystal devices, nonlinear optics in nano and microstructures.


B. Rogers, S. Pennathur and J. Adams, Nanotechnology: Understanding small systems, CRC Press, 2008.
H. Rigneault, J. M. Lourtioz, C. Delalandeand A. Levenson, ISTE Ltd., 2007.
A. Nouailhat, An instriduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
Dieter Vollath, Nanomaterials: An introduction to synthesis, properties & applications, Wiley-VCH, 2008.
G. L. Hornyak, J. J. Moores, H. F. Tibbals and J. Dutta, Fundamentals of Nanotechnology, CRC Press, 2009.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

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Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P