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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 24 — Nov. 21, 2011
  • pp: 23782–23789

Coherent magnetic plasmon modes in a contacting gold nano-sphere chain on a gold Slab

K. N. Chen, H. Liu, S. M. Wang, Y. J. Zheng, C. Zhu, Y. Wang, and S. N. Zhu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 24, pp. 23782-23789 (2011)

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A coupled magnetic resonator waveguide, composed of a contacting gold nanosphere chain on a gold slab, is proposed and investigated. A broadband coherent magnetic plasmon mode can be excited in this one dimensional nanostructure. By employing the Lagrangian formalism and the Fourier transform method, the dispersion properties of the wave vector and group velocity of the magnetic plasmon mode are investigated. Small group velocity can be obtained from this system which can be applied as subwavelength slow wave waveguides.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: August 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2011
Published: November 8, 2011

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K. N. Chen, H. Liu, S. M. Wang, Y. J. Zheng, C. Zhu, Y. Wang, and S. N. Zhu, "Coherent magnetic plasmon modes in a contacting gold nano-sphere chain on a gold Slab," Opt. Express 19, 23782-23789 (2011)

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