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Index > N - Pg. 255

Index 255 electro-optic effects, 66 ferroelectric, 62, 66 homogeneously aligned NLCs, 63­5 mematic, 62, 63­5 optical modulation, 62­6 twisted nematic, 65 Liquid metal ion source (LMIS), gallium, 108 Local oxidation of silicon (LOCOS) process, 122­4 Localized SPR (LSPR): absorption/scattering anisotropic molecules, 190­3 metal nanospheres, 190­3 biosensors, 190 description, 176­7 enhanced optical transmission, 229 nanostructure design, 221­7 optical sensors, 217­18 optical transmission and nanoapertures in metals, 200­5 surface-enhanced fluorescence, 199 Localized surface plasmons (LCPs), 215 LOCOS see Local oxidation of silicon Long range SPR (LRSPR), 176­7, 183 enhanced optical transmission, 229 propagating SPR, 215­17 Molecules and quantum electronics, 25­6 Moore's law, 110 MOS (metal-oxide-semiconductor): capacitors, 44­7, 80, 114, 122 field effect transistor, 47­50 silicon, 79, 79­80 Multimode interference (MMI): all-optical nanomodulators, 139 low cascading, 85 optical modulators, 81 optical plasmon dispersion, 131 silicon waveguide and all-optical nanomodulation, 136 MZI see Mach­Zehnder interferometer N Nanoimprint lithography, 105­6 "Nanoman" feature (atomic force microscope), 159 Nanometric metallic particles, 152­4 Nanoparticles (anisotropic) absorption and scattering, 193­96 Nanophotonics/nanotechnologies: artificial organs, 109­10 bio-sensors, 110 biochips, 109