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Multilayer based interferential-plasmonic structure: metal cluster 3D grating combined with dielectric mirror


A three-dimensional (3D) photonic microstructure consisting of metal clusters embedded in dielectric matrix is coated with a dielectric mirror. The produced photonic structure shows optical behaviour that combines the interferential effects of the multilayer stack and the surface plasmon resonance of metal clusters. Due to its feasibility and the possibility to widely modify the optical properties of the resulting interferential-plasmonic structure, this approach represents a promising method for the production of novel optical components.

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Janicki, V., Sancho-Parramon, J. & Zorc, H. Multilayer based interferential-plasmonic structure: metal cluster 3D grating combined with dielectric mirror. Appl. Phys. A 103, 517–519 (2011).

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  • Surface Plasmon Resonance
  • Metal Cluster
  • Optical Behavior
  • Metal Nanoclusters
  • Dielectric Mirror