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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2014
  • pp: 5038–5041

Near orthogonal launch of SPR modes in Au films

John Canning, Akib Karim, Nikki Tzoumis, Yanzhen Tan, Rodolfo Patyk, and Brant C. Gibson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 17, pp. 5038-5041 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.005038


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Abstract

We report the excitation of a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) close to the orthogonal axis of a gold (Au) film on borosilicate glass. Direct spectroscopic measurement of SPR shifts using different liquids are made at 5° incidence within a reflection spectrophotometer. The proposed mechanism to establish coupling and plasmon localization is the scattering of light able to penetrate across the film at the interfaces.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
(240.6700) Optics at surfaces : Surfaces
(260.3910) Physical optics : Metal optics
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 18, 2014
Published: August 20, 2014

Citation
John Canning, Akib Karim, Nikki Tzoumis, Yanzhen Tan, Rodolfo Patyk, and Brant C. Gibson, "Near orthogonal launch of SPR modes in Au films," Opt. Lett. 39, 5038-5041 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-17-5038


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