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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1384–1390

Plasmon hybridization in stacked metallic nanocups

Larissa Wollet, Bettina Frank, Martin Schäferling, Martin Mesch, Sven Hein, and Harald Giessen  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 10, pp. 1384-1390 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.2.001384


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Abstract

We investigate hybridized electric and magnetic plasmon modes in stacked nanocups. To elucidate the coupling mechanism we demonstrate the analogy between split-ring-resonators and nanocups in the case of dipolar excitation and compare the behavior of stacked nanocups to stacked split-ring-resonators. The interplay of electric coupling with the symmetric and antisymmetric coupling of magnetic moments in effective split-ring-resonator resonances in the nanocups leads to experimentally observed hybridized modes in the coupled nanocup system. Our stacked nanocups are easily manufacturable at low cost, they cover a large-area, and can serve as SERS or SEIRA substrates. They might also serve as novel plasmonic nanoantennas, as templates for nonlinear plasmonics, and as stacked meander surfaces for metamaterial-assisted imaging.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Plasmonics

History
Original Manuscript: July 31, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2012
Published: September 10, 2012

Citation
Larissa Wollet, Bettina Frank, Martin Schäferling, Martin Mesch, Sven Hein, and Harald Giessen, "Plasmon hybridization in stacked metallic nanocups," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 1384-1390 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-2-10-1384


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