Ultrafast STM-tip Localized Responses from Nanostructured Surfaces

  • Yish-Hann Liau
  • Mark Feldstein
  • Norbert F. Scherer
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)


Spatially correlated reactivity and femtosecond time-scale responses from mesoscopic rough films are reported. The STM-tip spatially-localized transient SHG dynamics of nanometer scale metallic structures are used to establish localized surface plasmon dynamics.


Surface Plasmon Polaritons Surface Plasmon Polaritons Mode Local Field Enhancement Local Electromagnetic Field Nanometer Length Scale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yish-Hann Liau
    • 1
  • Mark Feldstein
    • 2
  • Norbert F. Scherer
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and James Franck InstituteUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Naval Research Laboratory (Code 6910)USA
  3. 3.Interdivisional Institute for Molecular and Cellular BiophysicsUniversity of ChicagoUSA

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