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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 18 — Sep. 3, 2007
  • pp: 11313–11320

Hyperspectral imaging of plasmonic nanostructures with nanoscale resolution

M. V. Bashevoy, F. Jonsson, K. F. MacDonald, Y. Chen, and N. I. Zheludev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 18, pp. 11313-11320 (2007)

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We report on the first realization of a hyperspectral imaging technique for surface plasmon polaritons on metallic nanostructures. The technique uses a scanning electron beam and allows for simple visualization of light emission from decoupled plasmons, providing information on decay lengths and feature sizes with nanometer resolution.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: July 3, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 20, 2007
Published: August 22, 2007

M. V. Bashevoy, F. Jonsson, K. F. MacDonald, Y. Chen, and N. I. Zheludev, "Hyperspectral imaging of plasmonic nanostructures with nanoscale resolution," Opt. Express 15, 11313-11320 (2007)

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