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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4498–4501

Ultrastrong plasmon–exciton coupling in metal nanoprisms with J-aggregates

Sinan Balci  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 21, pp. 4498-4501 (2013)

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In this Letter, ultrastrong plasmon–exciton coupling in an Ag nanoprism-J-aggregate hybrid nanostructure is reported. A localized surface plasmon wavelength of Ag nanoprisms is tunable starting from 400 to 1100 nm. Because of the large electric field localization at the corners of the nanoprisms, the observed Rabi splitting energy is higher than the previously reported Rabi splitting energies using metal nanoparticles. A giant Rabi splitting energy of more than 400 meV corresponding to 19% of the j-band energy has been observed, thus indicating the ultrastrong coupling regime. The hybrid nanostructure of nanoprism-J-aggregate is easy to prepare in large quantities and it can be uniformly assembled on solid substrates.

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OCIS Codes
(000.1570) General : Chemistry
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

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Original Manuscript: September 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 30, 2013
Published: October 31, 2013

Sinan Balci, "Ultrastrong plasmon–exciton coupling in metal nanoprisms with J-aggregates," Opt. Lett. 38, 4498-4501 (2013)

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