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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3339–3341

New approach to spectroscopy of surface plasmons

Olga Telezhnikova and Jiří Homola  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3339-3341 (2006)

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We report a novel approach to spectroscopy of surface plasmons based on the simultaneous excitation of surface plasmons by a polychromatic light and the dispersion of light on a diffraction grating coupler of a special design. This approach shows promise for the development of new, miniaturized, spectroscopic surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensors. Potential of this approach for SPR sensing is demonstrated in a model refractometric experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: July 5, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Olga Telezhnikova and Jiří Homola, "New approach to spectroscopy of surface plasmons," Opt. Lett. 31, 3339-3341 (2006)

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