Electromagnetic Nanowire Resonances for Field-Enhanced Spectroscopy

  • Annemarie Pucci
  • Frank Neubrech
  • Javier Aizpurua
  • Thomas Cornelius
  • Marc Lamy de la Chapelle
Part of the Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology book series (LNNST, volume 3)


Electromagnetic resonances of metal nanowires lead to strong enhancement of the near field of the particle. Antenna-like resonances that give the biggest enhancement are explained theoretically. The preparation of high-quality wires is introduced. Spectroscopic results for resonance curves are shown and discussed with respect to field enhancement. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering and surfaceenhanced infrared absorption are introduced focusing on nanowire-assisted configurations, and examples of these enhanced spectroscopies for molecules on resonant nanowires are shown.


Surface Enhance Raman Scattering Plasmon Resonance Boundary Element Method Localize Surface Plasmon Resonance Gold Nanorods 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annemarie Pucci
    • 1
  • Frank Neubrech
    • 1
  • Javier Aizpurua
    • 2
  • Thomas Cornelius
    • 3
  • Marc Lamy de la Chapelle
    • 4
  1. 1.Kirchhoff Institute for PhysicsUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Donostia International Physics Center and Joint Center of Materials Physics CSICUPV/EHUDonostia-San SebastianSpain
  3. 3.Department of Materials ResearchGesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI)DarmstadtGermany
  4. 4.Laboratoire de Nanotechnologie et Instrumentation Optique, Institut Charles Delaunay, CNRS FRE 2848, Pôle Physique, Matériaux et NanotechnologieUniversité de Technologie de TroyesTroyes CedexFrance

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