• Philip A. ThomasEmail author
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We start our discussion of the fundamental origins of plasmonics by considering the behaviour of electromagnetic waves in metals. Our approach in Sects. 2.1–2.3 largely follows those of Maier (Plasmonics: fundamentals and applications. Springer Science and Business Media, 2007, Maier (Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications. Springer Science and BusinessMedia, 2007) [1]) and Raether (Surface plasmons on smooth surfaces. Springer, 1988, Raether (Surface Plasmons on Smooth Surfaces. Springer, 1988) [2]). SI notation is used throughout.


Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance (LSPRs) Chromium Sublayer Photon Dispersion Curve Free-space Photon Strong Interband Transitions 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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