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Plasmonic excitations in ordered assemblies of metallic nanoshells
Author(s): N. Stefanou; C. Tserkezis; G. Gantzounis
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Paper Abstract

Periodic nanostructures for plasmonic engineering, comprising one or two types of silica core - metallic shell spherical particles, are studied by means of full electrodynamic calculations using the layer-multiple-scattering method. The complex photonic band structure of such three-dimensional crystals is analyzed in conjunction with relevant transmission spectra of corresponding finite slabs and the physical origin of the different optical modes is elucidated, providing a consistent interpretation of the underlying physics. In the case of binary structures, collective plasmonic modes originating from the two building components coexist, leading to broadband absorption and a rich structure of resonances and hybridization gaps over an extended frequency range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6989, Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VIII, 698910 (6 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.778589
Show Author Affiliations
N. Stefanou, Univ. of Athens (Greece)
C. Tserkezis, Univ. of Athens (Greece)
G. Gantzounis, Univ. of Athens (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6989:
Photonic Crystal Materials and Devices VIII
Richard M. De La Rue; Ceferino López; Michele Midrio; Pierre Viktorovitch, Editor(s)

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