We have examined a femtosecond pulse shaping phenomenon induced by self-organized Ag nanoparticle arrays. Significant pulse shortening was observed as plasmon resonance occurs between the array and femtosecond pulses.
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(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
T. Cheng, K. Tsai, J. Lee, J. He, Y. Wang, and J. Wang, "Femtosecond Pulse Shaping by Ag Nanoparticle Arrays: Plasmon-Enhanced Absorption Saturation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper ITuN7.
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