Off-Shell Applications in Nanophotonics

Off-Shell Applications in Nanophotonics

Dressed Photon Science and Technology

1st Edition - July 24, 2021

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  • Editor: Motoichi Ohtsu
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898492
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323903684

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Off-shell science deals with the quantum field in which the dispersion relation between energy and momentum is invalid. A typical example of such the quantum field is the dressed photon (DP) that creates by the interaction among photons, electrons, and phonons in a nano-particle. This field is complementary to the on-shell quantum field (photons in a macroscopic space). Off-Shell Applications in Nanophotonics: Dressed Photon Science and Technology reviews the experimental/theoretical studies and shows the route that should be taken to establish off-shell science in the future. A variety of phenomena originate from the DP, and phenomena analogous to them have been found among physical, chemical, and biological phenomena. This indicates that off-shell quantum fields are universal and essential constituent elements of nature. By noting this, readers will be able to use off-shell science to develop new technologies. This book presents i) the reasons why the off-shell scientific theory is required, ii) the nature of the dressed photon by presenting experimental results, iii) tentative theoretical description of the dressed photon, iv) disruptive innovations (nano-optical devices, nano-fabrication technology, energy conversion technology, and silicon light-emitting diodes/lasers), and v) genuine theoretical approaches (based on spatio-temporal vortex hydrodynamics, quantum probability, quantum measurement, and micro-macro duality). It will appeal to materials scientists, engineers and physicists working in the areas of optics and photonics.

Key Features

  • Explains the fundamental concepts behind off-shell science, and how it differs from traditional nanophotonics
  • Presents a range of simulation models demonstrating major off-shell models
  • Assesses the major challenges for researchers wanting to employ off-shell-based experimental techniques


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Table of Contents

  • 1. History, current developments, and problems
    2. Nature of the dressed photon
    3. Nano-optical devices based on the nature of the dressed photon
    4. Nano-fabrication technology based on the nature of the dressed photon
    5. Optical energy conversion based on the nature of the dressed photon
    6. Light-emitting diodes, lasers, and relevant devices, based on the nature of dressed photon
    7. Embarking on theoretical studies for off-shell science

    Appendix A: Present status of numerical simulation techniques and their problems
    Appendix B :Supplementary explanations of the CD field


Product details

  • No. of pages: 212
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: July 24, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898492
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323903684

About the Editor

Motoichi Ohtsu

Motoichi Ohtsu is Professor Emeritus Dr of Engineering and Director-in-chief, in the School of Engineering, Department of Electrical Eng. & Information Sysstems at the University of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Japan. His area of research is Dressed Photon Technology, including the principles of dressed photons: light-matter interaction in nanometric space, photon-electron-phonon interactions interaction in nanometric space, photonelectron-phonon interactions, applications of dressed photon devices: novel functional nano-scale optical devices, nanofabrication including smoothing material surfaces, energy conversion including silicon light emitting diodes and lasers, and information processing including non-Von Neumann computing.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Dr of Engineering and Director-in-chief, School of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, University of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Japan

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