Abstract

A review of nanoplasmonics is given. This includes fundamentals, nanolocalization of optical energy and hot spots, ultrafast nanoplasmonics and control of the spatiotemporal nanolocalization of optical fields, and quantum nanoplasmonics (spaser and gain-assisted plasmonics). This article reviews both fundamental theoretical ideas in nanoplasmonics and selected experimental developments. It is designed both for specialists in the field and general physics readership.

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G. Lerosey, J. de Rosny, A. Tourin, A. Derode, G. Montaldo, and M. Fink, “Time reversal of electromagnetic waves,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 193904–1–3 (2004).
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M. Labardi, M. Allegrini, M. Zavelani-Rossi, D. Polli, G. Cerullo, S. D. Silvestri, and O. Svelto, “Highly efficient second-harmonic nanosource for near-field optics and microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 29, 62–64 (2004).
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M. I. Stockman, D. J. Bergman, C. Anceau, S. Brasselet, and J. Zyss, “Enhanced second-harmonic generation by metal surfaces with nanoscale roughness: Nanoscale dephasing, depolarization, and correlations,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 057402–1–4 (2004).
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N. I. Zheludev and V. I. Emelyanov, “Phase matched second harmonic generation from nanostructured metal surfaces,” J. Opt. A 6, 26–28 (2004).
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M. I. Stockman, D. J. Bergman, and T. Kobayashi, “Coherent control of nanoscale localization of ultrafast optical excitation in nanosystems,” Phys. Rev. B 69, 054202–1–10 (2004).
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I. A. Larkin, M. I. Stockman, M. Achermann, and V. I. Klimov, “Dipolar emitters at nanoscale proximity of metal surfaces: Giant enhancement of relaxation in microscopic theory,” Phys. Rev. B 69, 121403(R)–1–4 (2004).
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M. I. Stockman, “Nanofocusing of optical energy in tapered plasmonic waveguides,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 137404–1–4 (2004).
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2003 (11)

L. Martin-Moreno, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, H. J. Lezec, A. Degiron, and T. W. Ebbesen, “Theory of highly directional emission from a single subwavelength aperture surrounded by surface corrugations,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 167401–1–4 (2003).
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D. J. Bergman and M. I. Stockman, “Surface plasmon amplification by stimulated emission of radiation: Quantum generation of coherent surface plasmons in nanosystems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 027402–1–4 (2003).
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F. V. Ignatovich and L. Novotny, “Experimental study of nanoparticle detection by optical gradient forces,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 5231–5235 (2003).
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A. Bouhelier, M. Beversluis, A. Hartschuh, and L. Novotny, “Near-field second-harmonic generation induced by local field enhancement,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 13903–1–4 (2003).
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S. I. Bozhevolnyi, J. Beermann, and V. Coello, “Direct observation of localized second-harmonic enhancement in random metal nanostructures,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 197403–1–4 (2003).
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T. Feurer, J. C. Vaughan, and K. A. Nelson, “Spatiotemporal coherent control of lattice vibrational waves,” Science 299, 374–377 (2003).
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A. Derode, A. Tourin, J. de Rosny, M. Tanter, S. Yon, and M. Fink, “Taking advantage of multiple scattering to communicate with time-reversal antennas,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 014301–1–4 (2003).
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J. B. Pendry, “Perfect cylindrical lenses,” Opt. Express 11, 755–760 (2003).
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A. Yildiz, J. N. Forkey, S. A. McKinney, T. Ha, Y. E. Goldman, and P. R. Selvin, “Myosin v walks hand-overhand: Single fluorophore imaging with 1.5-nm localization,” Science 300, 2061–2065 (2003).
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C. Hendrich, J. Bosbach, F. Stietz, F. Hubenthal, T. Vartanyan, and F. Trager, “Chemical interface damping of surface plasmon excitation in metal nanoparticles: A study by persistent spectral hole burning,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 869–875 (2003).
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L. R. Hirsch, R. J. Stafford, J. A. Bankson, S. R. Sershen, B. Rivera, R. E. Price, J. D. Hazle, N. J. Halas, and J. L. West, “Nanoshell-mediated near-infrared thermal therapy of tumors under magnetic resonance guidance,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 13549–13554 (2003).
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2002 (8)

J. Bosbach, C. Hendrich, F. Stietz, T. Vartanyan, and F. Trager, “Ultrafast dephasing of surface plasmon excitation in silver nanoparticles: Influence of particle size, shape, and chemical surrounding,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 257404–1–4 (2002).
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M. I. Stockman, S. V. Faleev, and D. J. Bergman, “Coherent control of femtosecond energy localization in nanosystems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 067402–1–4 (2002).
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S. L. Westcott and N. J. Halas, “Electron relaxation dynamics in semicontinuous metal films on nanoparticle surfaces,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 356, 207–213 (2002).
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T. Brixner, G. Krampert, P. Niklaus, and G. Gerber, “Generation and characterization of polarization-shaped femtosecond laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 74, S133–S144 (2002).
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M. Bauer, O. Schmidt, C. Wiemann, R. Porath, M. Scharte, O. Andreyev, G. Schonhense, and M. Aeschlimann, “Time-resolved two photon photoemission electron microscopy,” Appl. Phys. B 74, 223–227 (2002).
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J. M. Geremia and H. Rabitz, “Optimal identification of Hamiltonian information by closed-loop laser control of quantum systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 263902–1–4 (2002).
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N. Dudovich, D. Oron, and Y. Silberberg, “Single-pulse coherently controlled nonlinear Raman spectroscopy and microscopy,” Nature 418, 512–514 (2002).
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H. J. Lezec, A. Degiron, E. Devaux, R. A. Linke, L. Martin-Moreno, F. J. Garcia-Vidal, and T. W. Ebbesen, “Beaming light from a subwavelength aperture,” Science 297, 820–822 (2002).
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2001 (2)

M. I. Stockman, S. V. Faleev, and D. J. Bergman, “Localization versus delocalization of surface plasmons in nanosystems: Can one state have both characteristics?” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 167401–1–4 (2001).
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T. Brixner and G. Gerber, “Femtosecond polarization pulse shaping,” Opt. Lett. 26, 557–559 (2001).
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2000 (8)

A. J. Babajanyan, N. L. Margaryan, and K. V. Nerkararyan, “Superfocusing of surface polaritons in the conical structure,” J. Appl. Phys. 87, 3785–3788 (2000).
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H. Rabitz, R. de Vivie-Riedle, M. Motzkus, and K. Kompa, “Chemistry - whither the future of controlling quantum phenomena?” Science 288, 824–828 (2000).
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R. Bartels, S. Backus, E. Zeek, L. Misoguti, G. Vdovin, I. P. Christov, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, “Shaped-pulse optimization of coherent emission of high-harmonic soft x-rays,” Nature 406, 164–166 (2000).
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M. I. Stockman, “Giant attosecond fluctuations of local optical fields in disordered nanostructured media,” Phys. Rev. B 62, 10494–10497 (2000).
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J. Lehmann, M. Merschdorf, W. Pfeiffer, A. Thon, S. Voll, and G. Gerber, “Surface plasmon dynamics in silver nanoparticles studied by femtosecond time-resolved photoemission,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2921–2924 (2000).
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H. Xu, J. Aizpurua, M. Kall, and P. Apell, “Electromagnetic contributions to single-molecule sensitivity in surface-enhanced Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. E 62, 4318–4324 (2000).
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A. K. Sarychev, V. A. Shubin, and V. M. Shalaev, “Anderson localization of surface plasmons and Kerr nonlinearity in semicontinuous metal films,” Physica B 279, 87–89 (2000).
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J. B. Pendry, “Negative refraction makes a perfect lens,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3966–3969 (2000).
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1999 (9)

A. V. Zayats, I. I. Smolyaninov, and C. C. Davis, “Observation of localized plasmonic excitations in thin metal films with near-field second-harmonic microscopy,” Opt. Commun. 169, 93–96 (1999).
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A. K. Sarychev, V. A. Shubin, and V. M. Shalaev, “Anderson localization of surface plasmons and nonlinear optics of metal-dielectric composites,” Phys. Rev. B 60, 16389–16408 (1999).
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S. Gresillon, L. Aigouy, A. C. Boccara, J. C. Rivoal, X. Quelin, C. Desmarest, P. Gadenne, V. A. Shubin, A. K. Sarychev, and V. M. Shalaev, “Experimental observation of localized optical excitations in random metal-dielectric films,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4520–4523 (1999).
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L. Gunnarsson, S. Petronis, B. Kasemo, H. Xu, J. Bjerneld, and M. Kall, “Optimizing nanofabricated substrates for surface enhanced Raman scattering,” Nanostruct. Mater. 12, 783–788 (1999).
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H. X. Xu, E. J. Bjerneld, M. Kall, and L. Borjesson, “Spectroscopy of single hemoglobin molecules by surface enhanced Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 4357–4360 (1999).
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S. J. Oldenburg, G. D. Hale, J. B. Jackson, and N. J. Halas, “Light scattering from dipole and quadrupole nanoshell antennas,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 75, 1063–1065 (1999).
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T. C. Weinacht, J. Ahn, and P. H. Bucksbaum, “Controlling the shape of a quantum wavefunction,” Nature 397, 233–235 (1999).
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M. I. Stockman, K. B. Kurlayev, and T. F. George, “Linear and nonlinear optical susceptibilities of Maxwell Garnett composites: Dipolar spectral theory,” Phys. Rev. B 60, 17071–17083 (1999).
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Z. Gryczynski, O. O. Abugo, and J. R. Lakowicz, “Polarization sensing of fluorophores in tissues for drug compliance monitoring,” Anal. Biochem. 273, 204–211 (1999).
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1998 (7)

D. Schumacher, C. Rea, D. Heitmann, and K. Scharnberg, “Surface plasmons and Sommerfeld-Zenneck waves on corrugated surfaces: Application to High-Tc superconductors,” Surf. Sci. 408, 203–211 (1998).
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A. Assion, T. Baumert, M. Bergt, T. Brixner, B. Kiefer, V. Seyfried, M. Strehle, and G. Gerber, “Control of chemical reactions by feedback-optimized phase-shaped femtosecond laser pulses,” Science 282, 919–922 (1998).
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T. Klar, M. Perner, S. Grosse, G. von Plessen, W. Spirkl, and J. Feldman, “Surface-plasmon resonances in single metallic nanoparticles,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4249–4252 (1998).
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D. A. Parshin and H. R. Schober, “Multifractal structure of eigenstates in the Anderson model with long-range off-diagonal disorder,” Phys. Rev. B 57, 10232–10235 (1998).
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A. L. Burin, Y. Kagan, L. A. Maksimov, and I. Y. Polischuk, “Dephasing rate in dielectric glasses at ultralow temperatures,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 2945–2948 (1998).
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T. W. Ebbesen, H. J. Lezec, H. F. Ghaemi, T. Thio, and P. A. Wolff, “Extraordinary optical transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays,” Nature 391, 667–669 (1998).
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S. I. Bozhevolnyi, V. A. Markel, V. Coello, W. Kim, and V. M. Shalaev, “Direct observation of localized dipolar excitations on rough nanostructured surfaces,” Phys. Rev. B 58, 11441–1448 (1998).
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1997 (4)

M. I. Stockman, “Inhomogeneous eigenmode localization, chaos, and correlations in large disordered clusters,” Phys. Rev. E 56, 6494–6507 (1997).
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M. I. Stockman, “Chaos and spatial correlations for dipolar eigenproblems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 4562–4565 (1997).
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M. I. Stockman, “Chaos and spatial correlations for dipolar eigenproblem,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 4562–4565 (1997).
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M. I. Stockman, “Inhomogeneous eigenmode localization, chaos, and correlations in large disordered clusters,” Phys. Rev. E 56, 6494–6507 (1997).
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1996 (3)

M. I. Stockman, L. N. Pandey, and T. F. George, “Inhomogeneous localization of polar eigenmodes in fractals,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 2183–2186 (1996).
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M. I. Stockman, L. N. Pandey, and T. F. George, “Inhomogeneous localization of polar eigenmodes in fractals,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 2183–2186 (1996).
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A. Kramer, F. Keilmann, B. Knoll, and R. Guckenberger, “The coaxial tip as a nano-antenna for scanning near-field microwave transmission microscopy,” Micron 27, 413–417 (1996).
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1995 (3)

M. I. Stockman, L. N. Pandey, L. S. Muratov, and T. F. George, “Photon scanning-tunneling-microscopy images of optical-excitations of fractal metal colloid clusters - Comment,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 2450–2450 (1995).
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M. I. Stockman, L. N. Pandey, L. S. Muratov, and T. F. George, “Optical-absorption and localization of eigen-modes in disordered clusters,” Phys. Rev. B 51, 185–195 (1995).
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F. J. Dunmore, D. Z. Liu, H. D. Drew, S. Dassarma, Q. Li, and D. B. Fenner, “Observation of below-gap plasmon excitations in superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 films,” Phys. Rev. B 52, R731–R734 (1995).
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1994 (3)

M. I. Stockman, L. N. Pandey, L. S. Muratov, and T. F. George, “Giant fluctuations of local optical fields in fractal clusters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 2486–2489 (1994).
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V. M. Shalaev, R. Botet, D. P. Tsai, J. Kovacs, and M. Moskovits, “Fractals - localization of dipole excitations and giant optical polarizabilities,” Physica A 207, 197–207 (1994).
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D. P. Tsai, J. Kovacs, Z. Wang, M. Moskovits, V. M. Shalaev, J. S. Suh, and R. Botet, “Photon scanning tunneling microscopy images of optical excitations of fractal metal colloid clusters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 4149–4152 (1994).
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1993 (1)

V. M. Shalaev, R. Botet, and A. V. Butenko, “Localization of collective dipole excitations on fractals,” Phys. Rev. B 48, 6662–6664 (1993).
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1992 (4)

V. M. Shalaev, M. I. Stockman, and R. Botet, “Resonant excitations and nonlinear optics of fractals,” Physica A 185, 181–186 (1992).
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M. I. Stockman, V. M. Shalaev, M. Moskovits, R. Botet, and T. F. George, “Enhanced Raman scattering by fractal clusters: Scale invariant theory,” Phys. Rev. B 46, 2821–2830 (1992).
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R. S. Judson and H. Rabitz, “Teaching lasers to control molecules,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 1500 (1992).
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P. Brumer and M. Shapiro, “Laser control of molecular processes,” Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem. 43, 257–282 (1992).
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1991 (1)

V. A. Markel, L. S. Muratov, M. I. Stockman, and T. F. George, “Theory and numerical simulation of optical properties of fractal clusters,” Phys. Rev. B 43, 8183 (1991).
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1990 (1)

L. S. Levitov, “Delocalization of vibrational modes caused by electric dipole interaction,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 547–550 (1990).
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1989 (1)

G. Kurizki, M. Shapiro, and P. Brumer, “Phase-coherent control of photocurrent directionality in semiconductors,” Phys. Rev. B 39, 3435–3437 (1989).
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1988 (3)

A. V. Butenko, V. M. Shalaev, and M. I. Stockman, “Giant impurity nonlinearities in optics of fractal clusters,” Sov. Phys. JETP 67, 60–69 (1988).

A. V. Karpov, A. K. Popov, S. G. Rautian, V. P. Safonov, V. V. Slabko, V. M. Shalaev, and M. I. Stockman, “Observation of a wavelength- and polarization-selective photomodification of silver clusters,” JETP Lett. 48, 571–573 (1988).

S. G. Rautian, V. P. Safonov, P. A. Chubakov, V. M. Shalaev, and M. I. Stockman, “Surface-enhanced parametric scattering of light by silver clusters,” JETP Lett. 47, 243–246 (1988).

1987 (1)

V. M. Shalaev and M. I. Stockman, “Optical properties of fractal clusters (susceptibility, surface enhanced Raman scattering by impurities),” Sov. Phys. JETP 65, 287–294 (1987).

1985 (2)

M. Moskovits, “Surface-enhanced spectroscopy,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 57, 783–826 (1985).
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D. J. Tannor and S. A. Rice, “Control of selectivity of chemical reaction via control of wave packet evolution,” J. Chem. Phys. 83, 5013–5018 (1985).
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1984 (1)

D. A. Weitz and M. Oliveria, “Fractal structures formed by kinetic aggregation of aqueous gold colloids,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 52, 1433–1436 (1984).
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1983 (1)

M. Kolb, R. Botet, and J. Julienne, “Scaling of kinetically growing clusters,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 51, 1123–1126 (1983).
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1981 (1)

B. B. Dasgupta and R. Fuchs, “Polarizability of a small sphere including nonlocal effects,” Phys. Rev. B 24, 554 –561 (1981).
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1980 (1)

D. J. Bergman and D. Stroud, “Theory of resonances in the electromagnetic scattering by macroscopic bodies,” Phys. Rev. B 22, 3527–3539 (1980).
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1972 (1)

P. B. Johnson and R. W. Christy, “Optical constants of noble metals,” Phys. Rev. B 6, 4370–4379 (1972).
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E. Kretschmann and H. Raether, “Radiative decay of nonradiative surface plasmons excited by light,” Z. Naturforsch. A 23, 2135–2136 (1968).

1966 (1)

N. Swanson and C. J. Powell, “Inelastic scattering cross sections for 20-kev electrons in Al, Be, and polystyrene,” Phys. Rev. 145, 195 (1966).
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1957 (1)

R. H. Ritchie, “Plasma losses by fast electrons in thin films,” Phys. Rev. 106, 874–881 (1957).
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1955 (1)

A. W. Blackstock, R. H. Ritchie, and R. D. Birkhoff, “Mean free path for discrete electron energy losses in metallic foils,” Phys. Rev. 100, 1078 (1955).
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1935 (1)

U. Fano, “On the absorption spectrum of noble gases at the arc spectrum limit,” Nuovo Cimento 12, 154–161 (1935).
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F. Bloch, “Über die Quantenmechanik der Elektronen in Kristallgittern,” Z. Phys. A 52, 555–600 (1929).

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