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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2008
  • pp: 955–960

Multipolar second-harmonic generation in noble metal nanoparticles

Guillaume Bachelier, Isabelle Russier-Antoine, Emmanuel Benichou, Christian Jonin, and Pierre-François Brevet  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 6, pp. 955-960 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.25.000955


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Abstract

Second-harmonic generation from noble metal nanoparticles with a noncentrosymmetrical shape is theoretically investigated by using finite element method simulations. The relative weight of the dipolar and quadrupolar responses is investigated in terms of both light polarization and size dependence of the harmonic scattered intensity. It is shown that, even for small deformations as compared with purely spherical particles, the dipolar response dominates and scales as the nanoparticle surface area squared. The difference between gold and silver metal nanoparticles is also addressed.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(240.4350) Optics at surfaces : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 15, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 24, 2008
Published: May 20, 2008

Virtual Issues
Vol. 3, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Guillaume Bachelier, Isabelle Russier-Antoine, Emmanuel Benichou, Christian Jonin, and Pierre-François Brevet, "Multipolar second-harmonic generation in noble metal nanoparticles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 955-960 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-25-6-955


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