Strongly different behavior of magnetic and electric dipole spontaneous emission is observed in close vicinity of gold and silver. Effects can be used to study and map modifications of local optical environment in plasmonic systems.
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R. Hussain and N. Noginova, "Modification of electric and magnetic dipoles emission in close vicinity of metal," in Frontiers in Optics 2013, I. Kang, D. Reitze, N. Alic, and D. Hagan, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper FTu4D.1.
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