Interferences between photon excitation and plasmon mediated re-radiation are revealed on a nanoparticle basis through NSOM. Results manifest the correlation of phase-response and size-dependent optical enhancement to control surface plasmon modes by means of nanostructures.
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H. Lin, C. Chang, C. Huang, C. Lin, and H. Chui, "The Phase Sensation of Near-Field Optical Enhancement in a Metal Nanoparticle," 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 JWD22.
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