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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 16 — Aug. 6, 2007
  • pp: 10282–10287

Observation of red-shifted strong surface plasmon scattering in single Cu nanowires

Sang-Youp Yim, Hong-Gyu Ahn, Koo-Chul Je, Moohyun Choi, Chang Woo Park, Honglyoul Ju, and Seung-Han Park  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 10282-10287 (2007)

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Surface plasmon scattering spectra of chemically produced single Cu nanowires were obtained using a total internal reflection microscope. In particular, we have observed a strong surface plasmon peak in the far red and a red-shift of the surface plasmon resonance with increasing nanowire diameter. We believe that the most reasonable origin for the red-shift of comparably large diameter nanowires is the phase retardation effect.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: June 27, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 27, 2007
Published: July 30, 2007

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