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Universal local density of states for nanoplasmonics
Author(s): B. Keys; T. V. Shahbazyan
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Paper Abstract

We obtain local density of states (LDOS) for any nanoplasmonic system in the frequency range dominated by a localized plasmon. By including the Ohmic losses in a consistent way, we show that the plasmon LDOS is proportional to the local field intensity normalized by the absorbed power. We obtain explicit formulae for energy transfer (ET) between quantum emitters and plasmons as well as between donors and acceptors situated near a plasmonic structure. In the latter case, we find that the plasmon-assisted ET rate is proportional to the LDOS product at the donor and acceptor positions, obtain, in a general form, the plasmon ET enhancement factor, and establish the transition onset between Forster-dominated and plasmon-dominated ET regimes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2016
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9918, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2016, 991810 (16 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2238141
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B. Keys, Jackson State Univ. (United States)
T. V. Shahbazyan, Jackson State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9918:
Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2016
Nader Engheta; Mikhail A. Noginov; Nikolay I. Zheludev, Editor(s)

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