A new mechanism for cooperative emission of light by an ensemble of dipoles near a metal nanoparticle is suggested. The emission is dominated by plasmonic super-radiant states formed due to surface plasmon exchange beetwen dipoles.
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T. V. Shahbazyan and V. N. Pustovit, "Cooperative Emission of Light by an Ensemble of Dipoles near a Metal Nanoparticle Mediated by Surface Plasmon," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper MThA3.
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