Some of the theoretical concepts of nano-antennas formed by aggregates of metallic nanoparticles are developed. Manipulation of optical fields in the near- and far-field zones can be achieved by proper designs of such nano-antennas.
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N. Engheta, J. Li, and A. Salandrino, "Pattern Synthesis in Optical Nano-Antennas Using Collections of Metallic Nanoparticles," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FTuC3.
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