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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7439–7447

Optical properties of surface plasmon resonances of coupled metallic nanorods

Elizabeth J. Smythe, Ertugrul Cubukcu, and Federico Capasso  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7439-7447 (2007)

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We present a systematic study of optical antenna arrays, in which the effects of coupling between the antennas, as well as of the antenna length, on the reflection spectra are investigated and compared. Such arrays can be fabricated on the facet of a fiber, and we propose a photonic device, a plasmonic optical antenna fiber probe, that can potentially be used for in-situ chemical and biological detection and surface-enhanced Raman scattering.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: April 11, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2007
Published: June 1, 2007

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Elizabeth J. Smythe, Ertugrul Cubukcu, and Federico Capasso, "Optical properties of surface plasmon resonances of coupled metallic nanorods," Opt. Express 15, 7439-7447 (2007)

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