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Abstract:
This symposium aims to capture the excitement of research on the rapidly growing number of optical and electronic phenomena in newly structured and disordered materials fashioned from sub-wavelength elements. The rapid advance of materials science makes it possible to design materials with tailored optical characteristics that will provide the basis for emerging photonic technologies in the area of optoelectronics and biotechnology.

Nanoscale Materials For Optoelectronics and Biotechnology

Posted on January 31, 2006

JSPS - UNT Joint Symposium on Nanoscale Materials for Optoelectronics and Biotechnology
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
February 2-3, 2006.


As scientists and engineers exploit the tools of nanotechnology to design closer to the molecular level, nanoscale materials engineering will have an increasingly important impact on a number of sectors, including biotechnology, electronics, energy, and industrial products. The Japan Society for Promotion of Sciences Symposium on Nanoscale Materials for optoelectronics and Nano-biotechnology will bring renowned international researchers and immerse junior academic faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in a rich learning environment. This symposium aims to capture the excitement of research on the rapidly growing number of optical and electronic phenomena in newly structured and disordered materials fashioned from sub-wavelength elements. The rapid advance of materials science makes it possible to design materials with tailored optical characteristics that will provide the basis for emerging photonic technologies. The format of the symposium will be a "school" that provides both fundamental learning and promotes scientific discussions leading to discoveries.

Topics to be considered include:
  • Micro & Nano Optics, Photonic Devices, Imaging & Sensing
  • Materials for Optoelectronics and Biotechnology
  • Optical Communications, Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices
  • Organics for Photonics and Integrated Optics
  • Non-linear Optics and Ultrafast Phenomena
  • Bio-photonics and bio-electronics in Molecular imaging and drug discovery
  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging for Biotechnology, Tissue Optics
  • Photonic meta materials, plasmonics, and nanoscale semiconductor and electronic materials

This symposium will have 7 sessions each day including 6 oral sessions and 1-poster session. The contributed papers will include the research activities of young as well as established researchers. There will be an official reception on February 2, 2006. We will also encourage the participation of JSPS alumni in scientific presentations. There is no registration fee for this symposium.

The symposium is sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and will be organized by the University of North Texas (UNT), Denton. The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science is an independent administrative institution, for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science in all fields of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. The local chapter of the IEEE-Lasers and Electro-Optic Society will support this symposium.

The University of North Texas is the largest University in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with a student population exceeding 32,000 has recently initiated a College of Engineering to enhance technology-oriented education in Texas. The overriding theme of the conference will be on nano-optics, nanoelectronics and applications of nanotechnology in the optoelectronics, chemical and biological sciences. There are several major Universities in the Dallas Fort-worth Area with program in Nanoscience and Technology. These Universities are: University of North Texas, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas- Southwestern Medical Center, Southern Methodist University and TCU. At the University of North Texas, our aim is to establish a strong research oriented education program in the interdisciplinary field of nano-science and technology involving the Departments of Physics, Chemistry, Material Engineering, and Electronic Technology by combining the independent nanoscience program.

List of Speakers:

Keynote Presentation: Hybrid Nanomaterials for optoelectronics
Victor Agronovich, University of Texas, Dallas, USA

Applications of Microresonators: From Photodetectors to Biological Sensing and Imaging
M. Selim Ünlü, Boston University, Boston, USA

Smart Polymer-Protein Conjugates in Diagnostics and Separations
Allan Hoffman, University of Washington, USA

Gels, MEMS, and Microfluidics
Ronald Siegel, University of Minnesota, USA

Thermosensitive composite nanoparticles prepared from designed block copolymer
Haruma Kawaguchi, Keio University, Japan

Photonic Crystal-/Quantum Dot-Based Nanophotonics for Ultra-Fast and Ultra-Low-Energy All Optical Devices
Kiyoshi Asakawa University of Tsukuba, Japan

InGaAs-Based Quantum Wells for Ultrafast All-Optical Switches Using Intersubband Transitions
Teruo Mozume, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology,Tsukuba, Japan

Surface Electromagnetic Phenomenon
Alex Maradudin, University of California, Irvine

Nanophotonic Devices using Localized Photon
Tadashi Kawazoe, University of Tokyo, Japan

Anisotropy in Photonic Crystal and Plasmonic Materials
Arkadii Krokhin, University of North Texas, USA

Biological Applications of Nanoparticles: An industrial perspective
Paul Satoh, Neogen Corporation, Lansing, Michigan, USA

Electromotility and Membrane Electromechanics in Nanophotonics
Bahman Anvari, Rice University, Houston, USA

Development of tissue-targeted nanoparticles for treatment of eye diseases
Liping Tang, University of Texas, Arlington. USA

Nanoscale Imaging and X ray diffraction study of materials
Ajay Gupta, InterUniversity Consortium, India

ZnO based Nanocrystal for UV light emitters
Ichiro Hiromitsu, Shimane University, Matsue, Japan

Organizing Committee:

  • Program Chair: Dr. Arup Neogi (University of North Texas, Physics)
  • Dr. Zhibing Hu (University of North Texas, Physics)
  • Dr. Abhijit Sarkar (Michigan Molecular Institute, Chemistry)
  • Dr. Vijay Vaidyanathan (University of North Texas, Engineering Technology)
  • Dr. Weidong Zhou (University of Texas, Arlington)
  • Dr. Purnima Neogi (University of North Texas, Biology)
  • Dr. Akira Masaike (Japan Society for Promotion of Sciences)

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