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Lowering the barrier for photoemission in eCarbon/Au bilayer driven by a plasmonic field
Author(s): S. R. Greig; A. Morteza-Najarian; R. L. McCreery; A. Y. Elezzabi
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Paper Abstract

We show the reduction of the nonlinear electron emission order of an eCarbon/gold bilayer driven by a surface plasmon wave. The eCarbon layer allows for higher confined electric fields and increased electric field enhancement which increases lower order electron emission compared to an Au film. This bilayer represents a unique platform for the next generation of ultrafast electron sources operating at low laser intensities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10102, Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XXI, 101020S (23 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2250631
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S. R. Greig, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
A. Morteza-Najarian, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
R. L. McCreery, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
A. Y. Elezzabi, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10102:
Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XXI
Markus Betz; Abdulhakem Y. Elezzabi, Editor(s)

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