TITLE

Surface plasmon interferometry in the visible

AUTHOR(S)
Rothenhäusler, Benno; Knoll, Wolfgang
PUB. DATE
May 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/9/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 19, p1554
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Plasmon surface polaritons that are launched at an index step from a Ag/dielectric coating/air to a Ag/air interface interfere with the evanescent waves of the driving photon field. The resulting intensity distribution on the Ag surface can be imaged by the recently developed surface plasmon microscopy. We show that it is thus possible to derive the real part as well as the imaginary part of the complex surface plasmon wave vector.
ACCESSION #
9826723

 

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