, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 2183–2188 | Cite as

Gold Bowtie-Shaped Dimer Arrays in a Stretchable Substrate with Tunable LSPR

  • Tsan-Wen LuEmail author
  • Peng-Yu Chen
  • Po-Tsung Lee


We proposed and demonstrated a gold bowtie-shaped dimer array semi-buried in a deformable polymer substrate. The wavelength tunability of coupled bonding localized surface plasmon resonance modes with different polarizations was confirmed by stretching simulations and experiments. The tuning operations were reconfigurable and reliable under applied elongations of up to 50%.


Localized surface plasmon resonance Tunable plasmonics Bowtie-shaped dimer 



The authors thank the Center for Nano Science and Technology (CNST) of the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) of Taiwan for the assistance and Prof. Min-Hsiung Shih from the Research Center for Applied Sciences (RCAS), Academia Sinica, Taiwan, for providing the measurement facilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Photonics, College of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNational Chiao Tung UniversityHsinchuTaiwan

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