Plasma resonance radiation from non radiative plasmons
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- Bruns, R. & Raether, H. Z. Physik (1970) 237: 98. doi:10.1007/BF01400480
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Non radiative surface plasmons decay into photons on a rough surface. This light emission is studied with gold- and silver foils of different thicknesses. The surface plasmons are excited in this experiment by light. By this way a relatively accurate determination of the optical constants is possible.