Plasmonic modes of single-crystalline gold nanoparticle dimers with ultrasmall gaps are studied. Large mode splittings separate bonding and antibonding modes which can be addressed individually. Q-factors are studied using FDTD simulations.
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B. Hecht, J. Huang, J. Kern, J. Prangsma, P. Geisler, P. Weinmann, M. Kamp, A. Forchel, and P. Biagioni, "Plasmonic modes of strongly-coupled single-crystalline gold nanoparticle dimers," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JMF4.
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