SURFACE PLASMON NANOPHOTONICS.- NEAR-FIELD AND FAR-FIELD PROPERTIES OF NANOPARTICLE ARRAYS.- THEORY OF LIGHT TRANSMISSION THROUGH PERIODICALLY STRUCTURED NANO-APERTURES.- DEVELOPMENT AND NEAR-FIELD CHARACTERIZATION OF SURFACE PLASMON WAVEGUIDES.- NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF LONG-RANGE PLASMONIC TRANSMISSION LINES.- SURFACE PLASMON POLARITON GUIDING IN PHOTONIC BANDGAP STRUCTURES.- SUBWAVELENGTH-SCALE PLASMON WAVEGUIDES.- OPTICAL SUPERLENS.- OPTICAL FIELD ENHANCEMENT WITH PLASMON RESONANT BOWTIE NANOANTENNAS.- NEAR-FIELD OPTICAL EXCITATION AND DETECTION OF SURFACE PLASMONS.- PRINCIPLES OF NEAR-FIELD OPTICAL MAPPING.- OVERVIEW OF SIMULATION TECHNIQUES FOR PLASMONIC DEVICES.- PLASMON HYBRIDIZATION IN COMPLEX NANOSTRUCTURES.- SENSING PROTEINS WITH ADAPTIVE METAL NANOSTRUCTURES.- INTEGRATED OPTICS BASED ON LONG-RANGE SURFACE PLASMON POLARITONS.- LOCALIZED SURFACE PLASMONS FOR OPTICAL DATA STORAGE BEYOND THE DIFFRACTION LIMIT.- SURFACE PLASMON COUPLED EMISSION.
This book discusses a new class of photonic devices, known as surface plasmon nanophotonic structures. The book highlights several exciting new discoveries, while providing a clear discussion of the underlying physics, the nanofabrication issues, and the materials considerations involved in designing plasmonic devices with new functionality. Chapters written by the leaders in the field of plasmonics provide a solid background to each topic.
Chapters were written by the leaders in the field of plasmonics
A solid background is given to each topic
State-of-the-art in the field
Overview of all areas in the field that have shown major developments in the last few years
A rapidly developing field with major applications in electronics, photonics, chemistry, biology, and medicine