Influence of the cross section and the permittivity on the plasmon-resonance spectrum of silver nanowires

We investigate the plasmon resonances for silver nanowires with a non-regular cross section. To study the relationship between the cross section and the spectrum of the plasmon resonances, we consider cross sections evolving from a rectangular shape to a triangular one. In particular, we study the influence of the sharpness of a corner on the near-field enhancement at the vicinity of a particle and discuss its implications for surface-enhanced Raman scattering. We also investigate the influence of the absorption on the plasmon-resonance spectrum and on the near-field enhancement.


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Applied Physics B-Lasers And Optics, 73, 299-304
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2001
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