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Center for Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research (CMDITR)Photonics Wiki
This wiki is a reference collection on research in photonics, organic electronics and organic photovoltaics.

This wiki was created by the Center for Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research -NSF Grant #0120967

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Photonics Core Concepts and Applications

Concept Map CMDITR

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Basics of Light

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Optical Fibers, Waveguides, and Lasers

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Molecular Orbitals


Electronic Band Structure of Organic Materials


Absorption and Emission of Light

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Transport Properties


Liquid Crystals and Displays


Organic Light Emitting Diodes

Blue phosphorescent OLED developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Organic Solar Cells

OPV Test Cells

Organic Electronics

Non linear Optics and Devices

Quantum Mechanical and Perturbation Theory of Polarizability

Second-order Processes, Materials & Characterization


Third-order Processes, Materials & Characterization

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Organic Photonics Applications in Information Technology

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Photonics Integration

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Research Equipment, Devices and Techniques

These wiki pages include training videos produced at University of Washington, University of Arizona, Georgia Tech, and Norfolk State University. These videos can also be accessed through the | CMDITR YouTube channel





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Device Fabrication


In Development

Professional Development for Research and Career Planning

Acronyms and Unit Abbreviations

External Education Links

K-12 Outreach Kits and Labs

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Middle School

High School

Introductory College

Suggested Wiki Sequence By Audience

Photonics Wiki Showcase

Concept Map

Credits and Reviewers