International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 361–371

Far infrared surface plasmon propagation

  • E. S. Koteles
  • W. H. McNeill

DOI: 10.1007/BF01007040

Cite this article as:
Koteles, E.S. & McNeill, W.H. Int J Infrared Milli Waves (1981) 2: 361. doi:10.1007/BF01007040


New experimental evidence is presented which shows that, contrary to an earlier report, far-infrared surface plasmons at metal-air interfaces propagate long distances (∼tens of centimeters or longer).

Key Words

surface plasmonsmetal-air interfacesfarinfrared lasers

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. S. Koteles
    • 1
  • W. H. McNeill
    • 1
  1. 1.Advance Technology LaboratoryGTE Laboratories, IncWaltham