Structure

Plasmonics and Nanophotonics Laboratory

Head of the laboratory prof. dr. Zigmas Balevičius 
phone +370 5 261 7546
 
Objectives: to study plasmonic and nanophotonic structures for optical resonators, photonic crystals and metamaterials, sub-wave waveguide, diffraction structures and ultra-sensitive optical nanosensors.

Tasks:
  • Generation of hybrid plasmonic modes and characterization of their optical response in photonic crystal/metal nanostructures
  • Bloch surface waves excitation on photonic crystals and application for optical biosensing
  • Development of ultra-sensitive plasmonic nanosensors based on strong coupling regime of various plasmonic states
  • Development of modeling methods for plasmonic and  nanophotonic structures (FDTD, BPM, FEM, quantum electrodynamics).
  • Design and characterization of high quality silicon nanophotonic resonators.
  • Design, characterization and production of photonic crystals, metamaterials, diffractive optical elements, computer holograms.
  • Development of hybrid waveguides, sub-angular plasmons, nanophotonic devices (E-modulators, switches, lasers, sensors).
Facilities