Absolute Control Over Light-matter Interaction

Absolute Control Over Light-matter Interaction

June 14, 2017

Address

727 E. Tyler St.
Tempe, AZ 85260

Location

Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Date and Time

June 23, 2017, 11:30 am (Length: 1 hour 0 minutes)

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Ashwin Gopinath, Ph.D., Senior Postdoctoral Scholar in Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, presents:

The interaction between matter and electromagnetic fields is interesting not only for its fundamental significance, but also to enable applications ranging from optical sensing to information processing and communication. The main problem is the technical challenge associated with positioning and orienting a single unit of matter within an arbitrary electromagnetic environment.

Gopinath will introduce a directed self-assembly technique that utilizes DNA origamis of defined shapes as modular adaptors to position and orient discrete emitters within nanofabricated optical environments. He also will share a vision of how DNA origami and its integration with top-down nanofabrication can enable a wide variety of functional electronic, optical and biomedical devices critical for meeting society’s challenges.