We show that a broadband surface plasmon can be excited in a thin metal film. A train of two plasmons can be excited at conditions near the condition of broadband surface plasmon excitation. Also, a method for independent multichannel checks of biochips by wavelength addressing is proposed.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 25, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 18, 2010
Published: July 30, 2010
Vol. 5, Iss. 12 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics
Georgi Dyankov, Zouhair Sekkat, and Mosto Bousmina, "Color plasmons and trains of plasmons," Appl. Opt. 49, 4304-4309 (2010)