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Exciting Surface Plasmon-Polaritons with Grating Coupling

I'm very new the topic of SPPs and have been trying to understand this particular method of exciting surface plasmons using a 1D periodic grating of grooves, with distance $a$ between each groove. If ...
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Exciting Surface Plasmons using ATR

I'm very new to the topic of surface plasmons and I have been reading about different methods of exciting them. There is one method in which a prism is set up to allow phase matching of an incident ...
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What is the minimum number of electrons necessary to propagate a plasmon?

What is the minimum number of electrons necessary to propagate a plasmon? Is it possible for just 1 electron to oscillate in a plasmon.
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Plasmon Based Transistor vs conventional one

Conventional wires become very lossy at high frequencies. Is this because of the skin effect? Plasmon based computer chips, since plasmons can support much higher frequencies (~100 THz range). ...
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How Do Electrons “Resonate Against the Restoring Force Of Positive Nuclei?”

While reading "Surface Plasmon Resonance," I came across the following: "The resonance condition is established when the frequency of light photons matches the natural frequency of surface ...