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  • adj. Of or pertaining to plasmons, the quasiparticles resulting from the quantization of plasma oscillations.


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plasmon +‎ -ic


  • Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin made the discovery by scattering microwave radiation over a cylinder that measured just two wavelengths long, a process known as "plasmonic cloaking."

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  • In a collaboration between the Universities of Manchester and Cambridge, Novoselov's team found they could solve this problem by combining graphene with tiny metallic structures known as plasmonic nanostructures, which are specially arranged on top of graphene.

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  • These so-called plasmonic effects occur in nanostructures made from highly conductive metals such as copper, silver, and gold.

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  • To achieve the results, the researchers sculpted a metallic structure, dubbed a plasmonic polarizer directly on the facet of a quantum cascade (QC) laser.


  • Using a standard quantum cascade (QC) laser, the researchers added a metallic structure called a plasmonic polarizer to the laser's facet.

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  • When light is shone on a so-called plasmonic metal material - nothing to do with Plasmon Inc. 's optical drives, by the way - its electrons vibrate and give out evanescent waves at a shorter wavelength than that of normal light.

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  • Electrons inside plasmonic nanoparticles resonate with input from an outside electromagnetic source in the same way a drop of water will make ripples in a pool.

    Light-Bending Nanoparticles Could Lead To Superlenses, Invisibility Cloaks | Impact Lab

  • An obvious application of patterned DNA origami would be the creation of a nanobreadboard, to which diverse components could be added…molecular electronic or plasmonic circuits might be created by attaching nanowires, carbon nanotubes or gold nanoparticles.

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  • Termed a plasmonic laser antenna, the design consists of a metallic nanostructure, known as an optical antenna, integrated onto the facet of a commercial semiconductor laser.

    Scientists Demonstrate Laser Nanoantenna | Impact Lab

  • The attachment of proteins, for example, might allow novel biological experiments aimed at modelling complex protein assemblies and examining the effects of spatial organization, whereas molecular electronic or plasmonic circuits might be created by attaching nanowires, carbon nanotubes or gold nanoparticles.

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