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Generation of hot plasmonic electrons and heat in metal nanocrystals with hot spots (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Alexander Govorov
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Paper Abstract

The efficiency of generation of energetic plasmonic carriers in metal nanostructures strongly depends on the optical design and material composition. This study demonstrates the ability to generate large numbers of hot plasmonic carriers in specially-designed hybrid nanostructures with hot spots. Overall, nanostructures with small sizes or with hot spots can create unusually large numbers of energetic electrons that can be observed using ultra-fast spectroscopy or in photo-chemical experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 2016
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9918, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems 2016, 991803 (9 November 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2239182
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Alexander Govorov, Ohio 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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