The rich photonic world of plasmonic nanoparticle arrays

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Researchers

Research units

  • Northwestern University
  • Dutch Institute For Fundamental Energy Research

Abstract

Metal nanoparticle arrays that support surface lattice resonances have emerged as an exciting platform for manipulating light-matter interactions at the nanoscale and enabling a diverse range of applications. Their recent prominence can be attributed to a combination of desirable photonic and plasmonic attributes: high electromagnetic field enhancements extended over large volumes with long-lived lifetimes. This Review will describe the design rules for achieving high-quality optical responses from metal nanoparticle arrays, nanofabrication advances that have enabled their production, and the theory that inspired their experimental realization. Rich fundamental insights will focus on weak and strong coupling with molecular excitons, as well as semiconductor excitons and the lattice resonances. Applications related to nanoscale lasing, solid-state lighting, and optical devices will be discussed. Finally, prospects and future open questions will be described.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)303-314
JournalMaterials Today
Volume21
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Download statistics

No data available

ID: 16819582