Vittorio Passaro

Polytechnic University of BariItaly

Vittorio M. N. Passaro received his Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering (cum laude) from University of Bari, Italy, in 1988, and his Ph.D. degree from Politecnico di Bari in 1992. In 2000 he joined Politecnico di Bari as an associate professor of Electronic Technologies and Photonics. Since 1988 his research interests have been focused on several theoretical and experimental aspects of integrated photonic technologies, in particular in silicon Photonics. In 2004 he formed the Photonics Research Group (URL: http://dee.poliba.it/photonicsgroup). He is the author or co-author of more than 270 papers in international journals and conference proceedings, the editor of three books and coauthor of two international patents, with more than 1200 citations. Prof. Passaro is IEEE Senior Member and OSA Senior Member.

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This book collects chapters on different theoretical and experimental aspects of photonics crystals for Nanophotonics applications. It is divided in two parts - a theoretical section and an experimental and applicative section. The first part includes chapters developing several numerical methods for analysis and design of photonic crystal devices, such as 2D ring resonators for filters, single and coupled nanobeam cavities, birefringence in photonic crystal cavities, threshold analysis in photonic crystal lasers, gap solitons in photonic crystals, novel photonic atolls, dynamic characteristics of photonic crystal filters. The second part focuses on some aspects of photonic crystals fabrication and relevant applications, such as nitrogen defect technology in diamond, silicon nitride free standing membranes, photonic crystals structures in silicon, photonic crystals for optical sensing.

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