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Pat  Fundamentals of Plasmonics
Introduction                                                          3
SEECTROMAGNETICS OF METALS                                        5
1 . Maxwellfs Equations and Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
1.2. The Dielectric Function of the Free Electron Gas
1.3. The Dispersion of the Free Electron Gas and Volume Plasmons
14. Real Metals and Interband Transitions
.. The Energy of the Electromagnetic Field in Metals
S RFACE PLASMON POLARITONS AT METAL INSULATOR
INTERFACES                                                       21
2,1. The Wave Equation                                           21
2.2. Surface Plasmon Polaritons at a Single Interface
2.3. Multilayer Systems30
2.4  Energy Confinement and the Effective Mode Length            3
3   EXCIOTAlON OF SURFACE PLASMON POLARITONS
A PL ANAR INTERFACES
3. Excitation upon Charged Particle Impact
Prism Coupling                                               42
3.3   rating Coupling                                        44
Excitation  sing Highly Focused Optical Beams                47
SNear- ied Excitation                                       48
Co uplinrg Schemes Suitable for Integration with Conventional Photonic
Elments                                                      50
AING SUlRFACE PL ASMON POLARITON PROPAGATION                  53
SNear-Field Microscopy                                       53
4 Fuorescence Imaging                                        57
,Lakage Radiation                                            59
SScatred Lig ht Imaging                                        62
O CA LIZED SURFACE PLASMONS                                     65
5    No ral Modes of Sub-Wavelength Metal Particles              66
Mie Theory                                                   72
5.3  Beyod the Quasi-Static Approximation and Plasmon Lifetime  73
4   Re  Particles: Observations of Particle Plasmons            77
C ouli g Between Localized Plasmons                          80
Void Plasmons and Metallic Nanoshells                        85
, ocalied Plasmons and Gain Media                             87
I6 E ROMAGNE TIC SURFACE MODES NA LOW FREQUENCIES             89
.Strace Plasmon Polaritons at THz Frequencies                90
Desiger Surfac Plasmon Polaritons on Corrugated Surfaces     93
Surace Phonon Polaritons                                    101
Appic'ations
rodtion                                                        107
SPSMON WVEGU1DES                                             109
1        Planar Elements for Surface Plasmon Polariton Propagation  110
Surfa  Plasmoun Polariton Band Gap Structures               114
7  Surace Plasmon Polariton Propagation Along Metal Stripes  116
Metal Nanowires and Conica Tapers for High-Confinement Guiding
and Foc using                                               124
7.5.  ocalized Modes in Gaps and Grooves                        129
61. Metal Nanoparticle Waveguides                                1
"  Overcoming Losses sing Gain Media                            1
S'ANSMISSION OF RADIATION THROUGH APERTURES
ND FILMS                                                          141
1. The or of Dffiaction by Sub-Wavelength Apertues                14
2. Extraordinar Transmission Through Sub-Wavelength Apertures    144
3. Directional Emission Via Exit Surface Patterning                0
8 .     ocalizcd Surace Plasmons and Light Transmission Through Sing e
Apertures                                                     153
. Emerging Applications of Extraordinary Transmission             7
8.6  Transmission of Light Through a Film Without Apertures         7
SNHANCEMENT OF EMISSIVE PROCESSES AND NONLINEARITIES5
.    SERS Fundamentals
2. SERS in the Picture of Cavity Field Enhancement13
3. SERS Geometries                                               165
4.4   i Enhancement of Fluorescence                               1
P  Luminescencec of Metal Nanostructures73
9.). Enhanceimcnt of Nonlinear Processes                           17
SSPETROSCOPY AND SENSING                                          17
1. Single-Particle Spectroscopy
02. Su arface-Plsmon P       Basola ed Sensors188
1 I ME MA TERIALS AND IMAGING WITH SURFACE
PLASMON POLARITONS                                                 1
1_I. Metamaterials and Negative Index at Optical Frequencies      1
1 2. The Perfect Lens, Imaging and Lithography                     198



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Plasmons (Physics)Photonics