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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3348–3350

Resonant waveguide field enhancement in dimers

Kevin J. Webb and Jia-Han Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3348-3350 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003348


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Abstract

It is shown that a waveguide mode, which exists between metal dimer particles and does not cut off, produces an enhanced electric field and hence a mechanism for surface-enhanced Raman scattering. Structures can thus be designed that provide large average field enhancement over significant length scales.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(290.5860) Scattering : Scattering, Raman

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 5, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Citation
Kevin J. Webb and Jia-Han Li, "Resonant waveguide field enhancement in dimers," Opt. Lett. 31, 3348-3350 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-22-3348


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