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Size-dependent surface-plasmon resonances of bare silver particles

Heath, J. R. (1989) Size-dependent surface-plasmon resonances of bare silver particles. Physical Review B, 40 (14). pp. 9982-9985. ISSN 0163-1829. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:HEAprb89

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Abstract

Surface-plasmon resonances of silver microparticle aerosols have been measured as a function of average particle size. Resonance line shapes are modeled as a function of particle size and complex refractive index. The surface-plasmon frequency is found to exhibit a red shift from 3.8 to 3.4 eV as the average particle diameter is decreased by approximately a factor of 3 in contrast to the blue shift observed for matrix-isolated silver particles.


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Additional Information:©1989 The American Physical Society. Received 15 August 1989. I would like to thank Vitaly Kresin, Professor R. J. Saykally, Professor P. A. Alivasatos, and Professor W. Knight for extremely helpful discussions. In addition, I want to thank Professor Saykally for supporting this research through Grant No. N0014-87-K-0270 from the Office of Naval Research, and the University of California at Berkeley Miller Foundation for support.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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