Metal-in-metal localised surface plasmon resonance

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dc.contributor.author Earp, Alan en_US
dc.contributor.author Smith, Geoff en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:18:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:18:27Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2009004556 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Smith Geoffrey and Earp Alan 2010, 'Metal-in-metal localised surface plasmon resonance', Institute of Physics Publishing, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1-8. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0957-4484 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13063
dc.description.abstract Anomalous strong resonances in silver and gold nanoporous thin films which conduct are found to arise from isolated metal nano-islands separated from the surrounding percolating metal network by a thin loop of insulator. This observed resonant optical response is modelled. The observed peak position is in agreement with the observed average dimensions of the silver core and insulator shell. As the insulating ring thickness shrinks, the resonance moves to longer wavelengths and strengthens. This structure is the Babinet's principle counterpart of dielectric core?metal shell nanoparticles embedded in dielectric. Like for the latter, tuning of resonant absorption is possible, but here the matrix reflects rather than transmits, and tuning to longer wavelengths is more practical. A new class of metal mirror occurring as a single thin layer is identified using the same resonances in dense metal mirrors. Narrow band deep localized dips in reflectance result. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Institute of Physics Publishing en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003186 en_US
dc.title Metal-in-metal localised surface plasmon resonance en_US
dc.parent Nanotechnology en_US
dc.journal.volume 21 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 8 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Physics and Advanced Materials en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 020400 en_US
dc.personcode 730312 en_US
dc.personcode 014240 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Condensed Matter Physics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords electrical, magnetic and optical, surfaces, interfaces and thin films, structural, mechanical & thermal, nanoscale science and low-D systems en_US
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dc.staffid 014240 en_US


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