Gain-assisted propagation of surface plasmon-polaritons along chains of metallic nanoparticles is studied with the coupled-dipole method, the validity of which is justified using finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulations.
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(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
I. B. Udagedara, I. D. Rukhlenko, and M. Premaratne, "Chains of metallic nanoparticles embedded in a gain medium as ideal plasmonic waveguides," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA31.
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