Light-matter interactions mediated by nanoscale confinement in plasmonic resonators(*)

Niels Verellen, Victor Tikhomirov, Denitza Denkova, Yogesh Jeyaram, Ventsislav K. Valev, Alejandro V. Silhanek, Pol Van Dorpe, Victor V. Moshchalkov

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Abstract

Plasmonic resonators are nanosized metallic antennas that convert electromagnetic waves at optical frequencies into localized fields, providing an effective route to couple photons in and out of nanoscale volumes. This unique ability makes these nanostructures excellent tools to study and manipulate light-matter interaction at the nanoscale. The strong coupling of a plasmonic resonator to light, resulting in optical cross-sections of more than 10 times the particle-s physical size, is driven by collective oscillations of the conduction electrons in the metal - the so-called surface plasmon resonances.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorkshop Proceedings - 2nd International Workshop "Nonlinear Photonics", NLP 2013
PublisherIEEE
Pages17-18
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781479911189
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
Event2013 IEEE 2nd International Workshop on Nonlinear Photonics, NLP 2013 - Sudak, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Sep 201311 Sep 2013

Conference

Conference2013 IEEE 2nd International Workshop on Nonlinear Photonics, NLP 2013
Country/TerritoryUK United Kingdom
CitySudak
Period10/09/1311/09/13

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