It was recently suggested that both radiation and surface plasmon participate in optical interactions between nano-objects on metal surface. We investigate their individual contributions and demonstrate the substantial role of radiation for nano-objects with subwavelength-spacing.
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L. Chen, J. T. Robinson, and M. Lipson, "Role of Radiation and Surface Plasmon in Optical Interactions between Nano-objects on Metal Surface," 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 QThE6.
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