We obtain the optical response of plasmonic nanoantennas showing subnanometric gaps with use of a quantum-corrected model. A redistribution of plasmonic modes and a quenching of the field-enhancement are produced due to quantum tunneling.
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J. Aizpurua, R. Esteba, P. Nordlander, and A. G. Borisov, "Quantum effects in subnanometric-gap plasmonic antennas," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FTh3A.7.
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