3 September 2009 Giant surface plasmon induced drag effect (SPIDEr) in metal nanowires
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Proceedings Volume 7394, Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties VII; 73940J (2009); doi: 10.1117/12.825742
Event: SPIE NanoScience + Engineering, 2009, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
Here, for the first time we predict a giant surface plasmon-induced drag effect (SPIDEr), which exists under conditions of the extreme nanoplasmonic confinement. Under realistic conditions, in nanowires, this giant SPIDEr generates rectified THz potential differences up to 10 V and extremely strong electric fields up to ~ 105 ~ 106 V/cm. The SPIDEr is an ultrafast effect whose bandwidth for nanometric wires is ~ 20 THz. The giant SPIDEr opens up a new field of ultraintense THz nanooptics with wide potential applications in nanotechnology and nanoscience, including microelectronics, nanoplasmonics, and biomedicine.
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Maxim Durach, Anastasia Rusina, Mark I. Stockman, "Giant surface plasmon induced drag effect (SPIDEr) in metal nanowires", Proc. SPIE 7394, Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties VII, 73940J (3 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.825742; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.825742
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Terahertz radiation

Metals

Nanowires

Nanoplasmonics

Surface plasmons

Electrons

Femtosecond phenomena

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