Abstract

Surface plasmon amplifiers and lasers (oscillators) have been topics of investigation for about three decades. Several important demonstrations of amplification and lasing have recently been reported. The literature on this topic is reviewed and its status is assessed. Directions for future research are suggested.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

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