Applied Physics A

, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp 795–798

Active coated nanoparticles: impact of plasmonic material choice


DOI: 10.1007/s00339-010-6216-9

Cite this article as:
Arslanagic, S. & Ziolkowski, R.W. Appl. Phys. A (2011) 103: 795. doi:10.1007/s00339-010-6216-9


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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, Electromagnetic SystemsTechnical University of DenmarkKgs. LyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA