A novel near-field optical microscope is developed to visualize surface plasmon polaritons (SPP) in space and time. We present the first phase-sensitive and time-resolved SPP measurements and determination of the SPP group velocity.
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M. Sandtke, H. Schoenmaker, I. Attema, H. Dekker, I. Cerjak, J. Korterik, and K. Kuipers, "Visualizing Surface Plasmon Polariton Wavepackets in Space and Time," 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 QMC5.
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