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Introduction

  • Ali Rafiei MiandashtiEmail author
  • Susil Baral
  • Eva Yazmin Santiago
  • Larousse Khosravi Khorashad
  • Alexander O. Govorov
  • Hugh H. Richardson
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

Study of matter and its properties dates back to ancient times. Study of interaction of light with the matter also has been the subject of many scientific discoveries over the past centuries. Because of the technological advances of the 20th century, the discovery of the properties of matter at the nano and microscale became possible. With new tools and resources in hand and benefiting from some of the fundamental theories of light-matter interactions already developed, the experimental and theoretical study of light and noble metal nanoparticles is now an attractive area of research.     

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Rafiei Miandashti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Susil Baral
    • 2
  • Eva Yazmin Santiago
    • 3
  • Larousse Khosravi Khorashad
    • 4
  • Alexander O. Govorov
    • 5
    • 7
  • Hugh H. Richardson
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryOhio UniversityAthensUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry and Chemical BiologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Physics and AstronomyOhio UniversityAthensUSA
  4. 4.Department of Physics and AstronomyOhio UniversityAthensUSA
  5. 5.Department of Physics and AstronomyOhio UniversityAthensUSA
  6. 6.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryOhio UniversityAthensUSA
  7. 7.Institute of Fundamental and Frontier SciencesUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduChina

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