Topic: Nanophotonics – Light’s Great Opportunity in the Small Scale
Guest: Dr. Sajid Muhaimin Choudhury
President, The Optical Society – OSA Bangladesh Section
Chair, IEEE Photonics Society Bangladesh Chapter
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Time and Date: 9:00 PM, Monday, 10 May 2021
On International Light Day2021, Society for the Popularization of Science Bangladesh has arranged a lecture on Nano Photonics titled Alor Kathamala(Light Talk).
Nanophotonics is the study of the behavior of light on the nanometer scale, and the interaction of nanometer-scale objects with light. It often involves dielectric structures such as nanoantennas, or metallic components, that use surface plasmon polaritons to transport and focus light.
Normal optical components, like lenses and microscopes, generally cannot normally focus light to nanometer (deep subwavelength) scales, because of the diffraction limit (Rayleigh criterion). Other techniques, such as surface plasmons, localized surface plasmons around nanoscale metal objects, and nanoscale apertures and nanoscale sharp tips used in near-field scanning optical microscopy (SNOM or NSOM) and photo-assisted scanning tunneling microscopy, can squeeze light into a nanometer scale. Nanophotonics discusses these topics.
You are cordially invited to this lecture.
Speaker Introduction: Dr. Sajid Muhaimin Choudhury
Dr. Sajid Choudhury is an Assistant Professor in the Department of EEE, BUET. Dr. Choudhury completed his Ph.D. from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Purdue University. Dr. Choudhury had the privilege of acquiring skills of both experimental and numerical approaches to solve optical problems.His ambition is to conduct independent research career in Bangladesh on topics including food security, energy, healthcare, and communication.Dr. Chowdhury is an active member of the professional society and volunteers his time.. Dr. Choudhury is a Chair of IEEE Young Professionals Bangladesh, as well as founding Chair, IEEE Photonics Society Bangladesh Chapter and founding Chair, The Optical Society – OSA Bangladesh Section. Dr. Choudhury is a senior member of the IEEE and member of OSA. He is a member of the National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB).