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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 9 — Sep. 26, 2007

Observation of red-shifted strong surface plasmon scattering in single Cu nanowires

Sang-Youp Yim, Hong-Gyu Ahn, Koo-Chul Je, Moohyun Choi, Chang Woo Park, Honglyoul Ju, and Seung-Han Park  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 10282-10287 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.010282


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Abstract

Surface plasmon scattering spectra of chemically produced single Cu nanowires were obtained using a total internal reflection microscope. In particular, we have observed a strong surface plasmon peak in the far red and a red-shift of the surface plasmon resonance with increasing nanowire diameter. We believe that the most reasonable origin for the red-shift of comparably large diameter nanowires is the phase retardation effect.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: June 27, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 27, 2007
Published: July 30, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Sang-Youp Yim, Hong-Gyu Ahn, Koo-Chul Je, Moonhyun Choi, Chang W. Park, Honglyoul Ju, and Seung-Han Park, "Observation of red-shifted strong surface plasmon scattering in single Cu nanowires," Opt. Express 15, 10282-10287 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-16-10282


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