Active coated nanoparticles: impact of plasmonic material choice
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- Arslanagic, S. & Ziolkowski, R.W. Appl. Phys. A (2011) 103: 795. doi:10.1007/s00339-010-6216-9
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The near- and far-field properties of a number of active coated spherical nanoparticles excited by an electric Hertzian dipole at optical frequencies are investigated. Their enhanced, as well as reduced, radiation effects are demonstrated and compared.