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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13618–13627

Temporal control of local plasmon distribution on Au nanocrosses by ultra-broadband femtosecond laser pulses and its application for selective two-photon excitation of multiple fluorophores

Takuya Harada, Keiichiro Matsuishi, Yu Oishi, Keisuke Isobe, Akira Suda, Hiroyuki Kawan, Hideaki Mizuno, Atsushi Miyawaki, Katsumi Midorikawa, and Fumihiko Kannari  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13618-13627 (2011)

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We theoretically demonstrate spatiotemporal control of local plasmon distribution on Au nanocrosses, which have different aspect ratios, by chirped ultra-broadband femtosecond laser pulses. We also demonstrate selective excitation of fluorescence proteins using this spatiotemporal local plasmon control technique for applications to two-photon excited fluorescence microscopy.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: March 24, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 15, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 26, 2011
Published: June 29, 2011

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Takuya Harada, Keiichiro Matsuishi, Yu Oishi, Keisuke Isobe, Akira Suda, Hiroyuki Kawan, Hideaki Mizuno, Atsushi Miyawaki, Katsumi Midorikawa, and Fumihiko Kannari, "Temporal control of local plasmon distribution on Au nanocrosses by ultra-broadband femtosecond laser pulses and its application for selective two-photon excitation of multiple fluorophores," Opt. Express 19, 13618-13627 (2011)

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