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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 13 — Jun. 18, 2012
  • pp: 14614–14620

Two-dimensional angularly selective optical properties of gold nanoshell with holes

Jun Qian, Zongqiang Chen, Jing Chen, Yudong Li, Jingjun Xu, and Qian Sun  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 13, pp. 14614-14620 (2012)

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We studied the optical extinction properties of Au nanoshell with two holes by the discrete-dipole approximation method. We found that the extinction spectra of the nanoparticles are sensitive to the angle between the polarization vector of the incident light and either symmetrical axis of the hole on nanoshell and also the sizes of two holes. The nanostructure we proposed provides the additional dimensional angularly selectivity of the optical properties and the plasmon resonances redshift comparing with the nanocup. In addition, the conception of the “two-dimensional” symmetry breaking of the nanoparticle is suggested which can induce the two-dimensional spatial asymmetry of optical properties of nanoparticles.

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(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

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Original Manuscript: May 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 5, 2012
Published: June 15, 2012

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Jun Qian, Zongqiang Chen, Jing Chen, Yudong Li, Jingjun Xu, and Qian Sun, "Two-dimensional angularly selective optical properties of gold nanoshell with holes," Opt. Express 20, 14614-14620 (2012)

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