Far infrared surface plasmon propagation

  • E. S. Koteles
  • W. H. McNeill
Article

Abstract

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 plasmons metal-air interfaces farinfrared lasers 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

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

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