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Nanophotonics with sub-wavelength holes and nanoparticles
Author(s): Norbert Jahr; Andrea Csaki; Andrea Steinbrück; Siegmund Schröter; Wolfgang Fritzsche
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Paper Abstract

Apertures with diameters below the wavelength of light represent a nanoscale structure with interesting novel properties. They are usually discussed in an array setting leading to integral optical (spectroscopic) effects. We present here results obtained by a combination of such apertures (but investigated as an individual structure) with metal nanoparticles. These nanoparticles are known to exhibit surface plasmon resonance. The optical effect resulting from the combination of both structures were studied by a complementary ultra structural (AFM, SEM) and spectroscopic characterization on the single aperture level, yielding insights into this promising novel nanophotonic element.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6988, Nanophotonics II, 69880X (23 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.782280
Show Author Affiliations
Norbert Jahr, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Andrea Csaki, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Andrea Steinbrück, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Siegmund Schröter, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)
Wolfgang Fritzsche, Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6988:
Nanophotonics II
David L. Andrews; Jean-Michel Nunzi; Andreas Ostendorf, Editor(s)

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