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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 27392–27401

Measurement of surface plasmon autocorrelation functions

Christoph Lemke, Till Leißner, Alwin Klick, Jörn W. Radke, Jacek Fiutowski, Jakob Kjelstrup-Hansen, Horst-Günter Rubahn, and Michael Bauer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 27392-27401 (2013)

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In this paper we demonstrate the realization of an autocorrelator for the characterization of ultrashort surface plasmon polariton (SPP) pulses. A wedge shaped structure is used to continuously increase the time delay between two interfering SPPs. The autocorrelation signal is monitored by non-linear two-photon photoemission electron microscopy. The presented approach is applicable to other SPP sensitive detection schemes that provide only moderate spatial resolution and may therefore be of general interest in the field of ultrafast plasmonics.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(240.6675) Optics at surfaces : Surface photoemission and photoelectron spectroscopy

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Original Manuscript: July 31, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2013
Published: November 4, 2013

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Christoph Lemke, Till Leißner, Alwin Klick, Jörn W. Radke, Jacek Fiutowski, Jakob Kjelstrup-Hansen, Horst-Günter Rubahn, and Michael Bauer, "Measurement of surface plasmon autocorrelation functions," Opt. Express 21, 27392-27401 (2013)

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