Abstract

Coherent local excitation of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) by second-harmonic generation (SHG) in aligned crystalline organic functionalized para-phenylene nanofibers deposited on a thin silver film is demonstrated. The excited SPPs are characterized using angle-resolved leakage radiation spectroscopy in the excitation wavelength range of 850-1325 nm and compared to simulations based on a Green’s function area integral equation method. Both experimental and theoretical results show that the SPP excitation efficiency increases with decreasing wavelength in this wavelength range. This is explained both as a consequence of approaching the peak of the fibers nonlinear response at the wavelength 772 nm, and as a consequence of better coupling to SPPs due to their stronger confinement.

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J. Brewer, M. Schiek, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Nonlinear optical properties of CNHP4 nanofibers: Molecular dipole orientations and two photon absorption cross-sections,” Opt. Commun. 283(7), 1514–1518 (2010).
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2005 (2)

J. A. Dionne, L. A. Sweatlock, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, “Planar metal plasmon waveguides: Frequency-dependent dispersion, propagation, localization, and loss beyond the free electron model,” Phys. Rev. B 72(7), 075405 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

T. Kitahara, A. Sugawara, H. Sano, and G. Mizutani, “Optical second-harmonic spectroscopy of Au nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 95(9), 5002–5005 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2000 (1)

S. I. Bozhevolnyi and V. Z. Lozovski, “Self-consistent model for second-harmonic near-field microscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 61(16), 11139–11150 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1972 (1)

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, “Optical constants of the noble metals,” Phys. Rev. B 6(12), 4370–4379 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Albrecht, M.

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Atwater, H. A.

J. A. Dionne, L. A. Sweatlock, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, “Planar metal plasmon waveguides: Frequency-dependent dispersion, propagation, localization, and loss beyond the free electron model,” Phys. Rev. B 72(7), 075405 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Aussenegg, F. R.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bharadwaj, P.

P. Bharadwaj, A. Bouhelier, and L. Novotny, “Electrical excitation of surface plasmons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106(22), 226802 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Boltasseva, A.

I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bouhelier, A.

P. Bharadwaj, A. Bouhelier, and L. Novotny, “Electrical excitation of surface plasmons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106(22), 226802 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bozhevolnyi, S. I.

T. W. Ebbesen, C. Genet, and S. I. Bozhevolnyi, “Surface-plasmon circuitry,” Phys. Today 61(5), 44–50 (2008).
[CrossRef]

I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

S. I. Bozhevolnyi and V. Z. Lozovski, “Self-consistent model for second-harmonic near-field microscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 61(16), 11139–11150 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Brandstätter, C.

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Brewer, J.

J. Brewer, M. Schiek, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Nonlinear optical properties of CNHP4 nanofibers: Molecular dipole orientations and two photon absorption cross-sections,” Opt. Commun. 283(7), 1514–1518 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Brucoli, G.

I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chichkov, B. N.

Christy, R. W.

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, “Optical constants of the noble metals,” Phys. Rev. B 6(12), 4370–4379 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Dadap, J. I.

J. I. Dadap, “Optical second-harmonic scattering from cylindrical particles,” Phys. Rev. B 78(20), 205322 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dereux, A.

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Devaux, E.

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Dionne, J. A.

J. A. Dionne, L. A. Sweatlock, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, “Planar metal plasmon waveguides: Frequency-dependent dispersion, propagation, localization, and loss beyond the free electron model,” Phys. Rev. B 72(7), 075405 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ditlbacher, H.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Drezet, A.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Ebbesen, T. W.

T. W. Ebbesen, C. Genet, and S. I. Bozhevolnyi, “Surface-plasmon circuitry,” Phys. Today 61(5), 44–50 (2008).
[CrossRef]

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Elsaesser, T.

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fiutowski, J.

García-Vidal, F. J.

I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Genet, C.

T. W. Ebbesen, C. Genet, and S. I. Bozhevolnyi, “Surface-plasmon circuitry,” Phys. Today 61(5), 44–50 (2008).
[CrossRef]

González, M. U.

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Hohenau, A.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

R. Kiyan, C. Reinhardt, S. Passinger, A. L. Stepanov, A. Hohenau, J. R. Krenn, and B. N. Chichkov, “Rapid prototyping of optical components for surface plasmon polaritons,” Opt. Express 15(7), 4205–4215 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Johnson, P. B.

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, “Optical constants of the noble metals,” Phys. Rev. B 6(12), 4370–4379 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Kitahara, T.

T. Kitahara, A. Sugawara, H. Sano, and G. Mizutani, “Optical second-harmonic spectroscopy of Au nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 95(9), 5002–5005 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Kiyan, R.

Kjelstrup-Hansen, J.

L. Tavares, J. Kjelstrup-Hansen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Efficient roll-on transfer technique for well-aligned organic nanofibers,” Small 7, 2460–2463 (2011).
[PubMed]

Koller, D.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Krenn, J. R.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

R. Kiyan, C. Reinhardt, S. Passinger, A. L. Stepanov, A. Hohenau, J. R. Krenn, and B. N. Chichkov, “Rapid prototyping of optical components for surface plasmon polaritons,” Opt. Express 15(7), 4205–4215 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Leising, G.

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Leitner, A.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Li, L.

Li, T.

Lienau, C.

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

López-Tejeira, F.

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Lozovski, V. Z.

S. I. Bozhevolnyi and V. Z. Lozovski, “Self-consistent model for second-harmonic near-field microscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 61(16), 11139–11150 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Martín-Moreno, L.

I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Meghdadi, F.

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Mizutani, G.

T. Kitahara, A. Sugawara, H. Sano, and G. Mizutani, “Optical second-harmonic spectroscopy of Au nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 95(9), 5002–5005 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Neacsu, C. C.

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Niko, A.

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Novotny, L.

P. Bharadwaj, A. Bouhelier, and L. Novotny, “Electrical excitation of surface plasmons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106(22), 226802 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Renger, R. Quidant, N. van Hulst, S. Palomba, and L. Novotny, “Free-space excitation of propagating surface plasmon polaritons by nonlinear four-wave mixing,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(26), 266802 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Palomba, S.

J. Renger, R. Quidant, N. van Hulst, S. Palomba, and L. Novotny, “Free-space excitation of propagating surface plasmon polaritons by nonlinear four-wave mixing,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(26), 266802 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Passinger, S.

Pedersen, K.

E. Skovsen, T. Søndergaard, J. Fiutowski, H.-G. Rubahn, and K. Pedersen, “Surface plasmon polariton generation by light scattering off aligned organic nanofibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29(2), 249–256 (2012).
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K. Pedersen, M. Schiek, J. Rafaelsen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Second-harmonic generation spectroscopy on organic nanofibers,” Appl. Phys. B 96(4), 821–826 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Polman, A.

J. A. Dionne, L. A. Sweatlock, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, “Planar metal plasmon waveguides: Frequency-dependent dispersion, propagation, localization, and loss beyond the free electron model,” Phys. Rev. B 72(7), 075405 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Quidant, R.

J. Renger, R. Quidant, N. van Hulst, S. Palomba, and L. Novotny, “Free-space excitation of propagating surface plasmon polaritons by nonlinear four-wave mixing,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(26), 266802 (2009).
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Radko, I. P.

I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Rafaelsen, J.

K. Pedersen, M. Schiek, J. Rafaelsen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Second-harmonic generation spectroscopy on organic nanofibers,” Appl. Phys. B 96(4), 821–826 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Raschke, M. B.

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
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Reinhardt, C.

Renger, J.

J. Renger, R. Quidant, N. van Hulst, S. Palomba, and L. Novotny, “Free-space excitation of propagating surface plasmon polaritons by nonlinear four-wave mixing,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(26), 266802 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rodrigo, S. G.

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Ropers, C.

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rubahn, H.-G.

E. Skovsen, T. Søndergaard, J. Fiutowski, H.-G. Rubahn, and K. Pedersen, “Surface plasmon polariton generation by light scattering off aligned organic nanofibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29(2), 249–256 (2012).
[CrossRef]

L. Tavares, J. Kjelstrup-Hansen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Efficient roll-on transfer technique for well-aligned organic nanofibers,” Small 7, 2460–2463 (2011).
[PubMed]

J. Brewer, M. Schiek, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Nonlinear optical properties of CNHP4 nanofibers: Molecular dipole orientations and two photon absorption cross-sections,” Opt. Commun. 283(7), 1514–1518 (2010).
[CrossRef]

K. Pedersen, M. Schiek, J. Rafaelsen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Second-harmonic generation spectroscopy on organic nanofibers,” Appl. Phys. B 96(4), 821–826 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ruda, H. E.

H. E. Ruda and A. Shik, “Nonlinear optical phenomena in nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 101(3), 034312 (2007).
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H. E. Ruda and A. Shik, “Polarization-sensitive optical phenomena in semiconducting and metallic nanowires,” Phys. Rev. B 72(11), 115308 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Sano, H.

T. Kitahara, A. Sugawara, H. Sano, and G. Mizutani, “Optical second-harmonic spectroscopy of Au nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 95(9), 5002–5005 (2004).
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Schiek, M.

J. Brewer, M. Schiek, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Nonlinear optical properties of CNHP4 nanofibers: Molecular dipole orientations and two photon absorption cross-sections,” Opt. Commun. 283(7), 1514–1518 (2010).
[CrossRef]

K. Pedersen, M. Schiek, J. Rafaelsen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Second-harmonic generation spectroscopy on organic nanofibers,” Appl. Phys. B 96(4), 821–826 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Shik, A.

H. E. Ruda and A. Shik, “Nonlinear optical phenomena in nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 101(3), 034312 (2007).
[CrossRef]

H. E. Ruda and A. Shik, “Polarization-sensitive optical phenomena in semiconducting and metallic nanowires,” Phys. Rev. B 72(11), 115308 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Skovsen, E.

Søndergaard, T.

E. Skovsen, T. Søndergaard, J. Fiutowski, H.-G. Rubahn, and K. Pedersen, “Surface plasmon polariton generation by light scattering off aligned organic nanofibers,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29(2), 249–256 (2012).
[CrossRef]

T. Søndergaard, “Modeling of plasmonic nanostructures: Green’s function integral equation methods,” Phys. Status Solidi, B Basic Res. 244(10), 3448–3462 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Steinberger, B.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
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Stepanov, A.

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Stepanov, A. L.

Sugawara, A.

T. Kitahara, A. Sugawara, H. Sano, and G. Mizutani, “Optical second-harmonic spectroscopy of Au nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 95(9), 5002–5005 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Sweatlock, L. A.

J. A. Dionne, L. A. Sweatlock, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, “Planar metal plasmon waveguides: Frequency-dependent dispersion, propagation, localization, and loss beyond the free electron model,” Phys. Rev. B 72(7), 075405 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Tasch, S.

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
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Tavares, L.

L. Tavares, J. Kjelstrup-Hansen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Efficient roll-on transfer technique for well-aligned organic nanofibers,” Small 7, 2460–2463 (2011).
[PubMed]

van Hulst, N.

J. Renger, R. Quidant, N. van Hulst, S. Palomba, and L. Novotny, “Free-space excitation of propagating surface plasmon polaritons by nonlinear four-wave mixing,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(26), 266802 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wang, L.

Weeber, J. C.

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Xia, W.

Xu, X. G.

Zhu, S. N.

Appl. Phys. B (1)

K. Pedersen, M. Schiek, J. Rafaelsen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Second-harmonic generation spectroscopy on organic nanofibers,” Appl. Phys. B 96(4), 821–826 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (3)

A. Niko, S. Tasch, F. Meghdadi, C. Brandstätter, and G. Leising, “Red-green-blue emission of parahexaphenyl devices with color-converting media,” J. Appl. Phys. 82(9), 4177–4182 (1997).
[CrossRef]

H. E. Ruda and A. Shik, “Nonlinear optical phenomena in nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 101(3), 034312 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. Kitahara, A. Sugawara, H. Sano, and G. Mizutani, “Optical second-harmonic spectroscopy of Au nanowires,” J. Appl. Phys. 95(9), 5002–5005 (2004).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Mater. Sci. Eng. B (1)

A. Drezet, A. Hohenau, D. Koller, A. Stepanov, H. Ditlbacher, B. Steinberger, F. R. Aussenegg, A. Leitner, and J. R. Krenn, “Leakage radiation microscopy of surface plasmon polaritons,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B 149(3), 220–229 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Nano Lett. (1)

C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau, “Grating-Coupling of Surface Plasmons onto Metallic Tips: A Nanoconfined Light Source,” Nano Lett. 7(9), 2784–2788 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nat. Phys. (1)

F. López-Tejeira, S. G. Rodrigo, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, E. Devaux, T. W. Ebbesen, J. R. Krenn, I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, M. U. González, J. C. Weeber, and A. Dereux, “Efficient unidirectional nanoslit couplers for surface plasmons,” Nat. Phys. 3(5), 324–328 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (1)

J. Brewer, M. Schiek, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Nonlinear optical properties of CNHP4 nanofibers: Molecular dipole orientations and two photon absorption cross-sections,” Opt. Commun. 283(7), 1514–1518 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (2)

Phys. Rev. B (6)

J. A. Dionne, L. A. Sweatlock, H. A. Atwater, and A. Polman, “Planar metal plasmon waveguides: Frequency-dependent dispersion, propagation, localization, and loss beyond the free electron model,” Phys. Rev. B 72(7), 075405 (2005).
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J. I. Dadap, “Optical second-harmonic scattering from cylindrical particles,” Phys. Rev. B 78(20), 205322 (2008).
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H. E. Ruda and A. Shik, “Polarization-sensitive optical phenomena in semiconducting and metallic nanowires,” Phys. Rev. B 72(11), 115308 (2005).
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I. P. Radko, S. I. Bozhevolnyi, G. Brucoli, L. Martín-Moreno, F. J. García-Vidal, and A. Boltasseva, “Efficiency of local surface plasmon polariton excitation on ridges,” Phys. Rev. B 78(11), 115115 (2008).
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J. Renger, R. Quidant, N. van Hulst, S. Palomba, and L. Novotny, “Free-space excitation of propagating surface plasmon polaritons by nonlinear four-wave mixing,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(26), 266802 (2009).
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P. Bharadwaj, A. Bouhelier, and L. Novotny, “Electrical excitation of surface plasmons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106(22), 226802 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Phys. Status Solidi, B Basic Res. (1)

T. Søndergaard, “Modeling of plasmonic nanostructures: Green’s function integral equation methods,” Phys. Status Solidi, B Basic Res. 244(10), 3448–3462 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Today (1)

T. W. Ebbesen, C. Genet, and S. I. Bozhevolnyi, “Surface-plasmon circuitry,” Phys. Today 61(5), 44–50 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Small (1)

L. Tavares, J. Kjelstrup-Hansen, and H.-G. Rubahn, “Efficient roll-on transfer technique for well-aligned organic nanofibers,” Small 7, 2460–2463 (2011).
[PubMed]

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L. Novotny and B. Hecht, Principles of Nano-Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

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