The dispersion relations of plasmon modes of gold nanoparticle chains are measured, and compared with quasistatic theory. In addition to one longitudinal and one transverse mode, the results reveal a third mode, not previously observed.
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(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
K. B. Crozier and E. Togan, "Experimental Measurement of the Dispersion Relations of Gold Nanoparticle Chains," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QThB4.