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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2299–2306

Local-field enhancement in metal–dielectric nanocylinders with complex cross sections

Thomas Werne, Markus Testorf, and Ursula Gibson  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 2299-2306 (2006)

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Numerical simulations are used to study the near-field properties of nanocylinders. Specific attention is given to surface-plasmon-polariton resonances and field localization in dielectric cylinders with partial metal coating. Conditions for observing local-field enhancement are investigated as well as the degrees of freedom that are available to customize the wavelength response of the nanosystem.

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: November 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 21, 2006

Thomas Werne, Markus Testorf, and Ursula Gibson, "Local-field enhancement in metal-dielectric nanocylinders with complex cross sections," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 2299-2306 (2006)

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