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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2011
  • pp: C27–C30

Simple modeling of plasmon resonances in Ag / SiO 2 nanocomposite monolayers

Thiago Menegotto, Marcelo B. Pereira, Ricardo R. B. Correia, and Flavio Horowitz  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 9, pp. C27-C30 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.000C27


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Abstract

Normal incidence transmittance and reflectance spectra of sputtered nanocomposite monolayer films of Ag in SiO 2 , buried and unburied, showed significant redshifted plasmon resonances from 410 to 455 nm , which could be well interpreted with a simple model that starts from the Maxwell Garnett theory and the Kreibig extension of the Drude–Lorentz equation, but with a further extension related to the dipolar interaction between the metal particles distributed on a surface.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

History
Original Manuscript: August 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 14, 2010
Published: October 8, 2010

Citation
Thiago Menegotto, Marcelo B. Pereira, Ricardo R. B. Correia, and Flavio Horowitz, "Simple modeling of plasmon resonances in Ag/SiO2 nanocomposite monolayers," Appl. Opt. 50, C27-C30 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-9-C27


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