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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 26631–26641

Spatiotemporal control of femtosecond plasmon using plasmon response functions measured by near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM)

Shutaro Onishi, Keiichiro Matsuishi, Jun Oi, Takuya Harada, Miyuki Kusaba, Kenichi Hirosawa, and Fumihiko Kannari  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 26631-26641 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.026631


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Abstract

Spectral interferometry combined with near-field scanning optical microscopy is applied in the spatiotemporal characterization of femtosecond plasmon localized at gold nanostructures and surface plasmon polariton in an air-gap waveguide. Based on the plasmon response function in both the amplitude and the phase obtained from the measurements, we deterministically tailored the femtosecond plasmon pulse by shaping the femtosecond excitation laser pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Plasmonics

History
Original Manuscript: June 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2013
Published: October 29, 2013

Virtual Issues
Vol. 9, Iss. 1 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Shutaro Onishi, Keiichiro Matsuishi, Jun Oi, Takuya Harada, Miyuki Kusaba, Kenichi Hirosawa, and Fumihiko Kannari, "Spatiotemporal control of femtosecond plasmon using plasmon response functions measured by near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM)," Opt. Express 21, 26631-26641 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-22-26631


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