TITLE

Surface plasmon enhanced photon drag in metal films

AUTHOR(S)
Vengurlekar, Arvind S.; Ishihara, Teruya
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/29/2005, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p091118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a significantly enhanced photon drag effect (PDE) in a Au thin film at the surface plasmon resonance when the film is mounted in the Kretschmann-Raether geometry. The PDE is observed in the form of an electrical direct current induced by optical excitation. We discuss a model to describe how excitation of surface plasmons may give rise to a current in the Au thin film.
ACCESSION #
18429447

 

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