Publications [#269811] of David R. Smith

Papers Published
  1. Kottmann, JP; Martin, OJF; Smith, DR; Schultz, S, Dramatic localized electromagnetic enhancement in plasmon resonant nanowires, Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 341 no. 1-2 (2001), pp. 1-6 [doi] .

    We investigate numerically the plasmon resonances of 10-50 nm nanowires with a non-elliptical section. Such wires have a much more complex behavior than elliptical wires and their resonances span a larger frequency range. The field distribution at the surface of these wires exhibits a dramatic enhancement, up to several hundred times the incident field amplitude. These strongly localized fields can provide an important mechanism for surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS). © 2001 Elsevier Science B.V.