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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2495–2498

High-Q nanoring surface plasmon microresonator

Chang-Ling Zou, Yun-Feng Xiao, Zheng-Fu Han, Chun-Hua Dong, Xiang-Dong Chen, Jin-Ming Cui, Guang-Can Guo, and Fang-Wen Sun  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 12, pp. 2495-2498 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.27.002495


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Abstract

We investigate whispering-gallery-like surface plasmon modes in a silver nanoring located on a diamond substrate. These hybrid modes are demonstrated to possess not only high quality factors (several hundred), but also ultra-small mode area as well as ultra-small mode volume (less than 0.1 μ m 3 ). In experiments, this cavity structure shows great potential for studying a strong and deterministic coherent interaction between the hybrid mode and single quantum system embedded in the substrate.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: August 24, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 18, 2010
Published: November 16, 2010

Citation
Chang-Ling Zou, Yun-Feng Xiao, Zheng-Fu Han, Chun-Hua Dong, Xiang-Dong Chen, Jin-Ming Cui, Guang-Can Guo, and Fang-Wen Sun, "High-Q nanoring surface plasmon microresonator," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 2495-2498 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-27-12-2495


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