Coupling of localized plasmons and propagating waveguide modes leads to strong coupling and polariton formation. These polaritons are the basis of nanoplasmonic effects in linear and nonlinear optics. Experiments, theory, and applications are presented.
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H. Giessen, "Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Strongly Coupled Metal Nanoparticles," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QMC1.