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Commentary: Plasmons go quantum

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Didier Felbacq

Unite´ Mixte de Recherche du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 5650, Groupe d'Etude des Semi-Conducteurs, Baˆtiment 21, CC 074, Montpellier Cedex 05, 34095 France

J. Nanophoton. 2(1), 020302 (June 11, 2008). doi:10.1117/1.2953244
History: Received June 5, 2008; Accepted June 6, 2008; June 11, 2008; Online June 11, 2008
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References

H. Raether, Surface Plasmons on Smooth and Rough Surfaces and on Gratings, Springer, New York (1983).
V. M. Shalaev and S. Kawata, Eds., Nanophotonics with Surface Plasmons, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2007).
W. L. Barnes, A. Dereux, and T. W. Ebbesen, "Surface plasmon subwavelength optics," Nature 424, 824-830 (2003)
A. Neogi, C.-W. Lee, H. O. Everitt, T. Kuroda, A. Tackeuchi, and E. Yablonovitch, "Enhancement of spontaneous recombination rate in a quantum well by resonant surface plasmon coupling," Phys. Rev. B 66,153305 (2002)
A. V. Akimov, A. Mukherjee, C. L. Yu, D. E. Chang, A. S. Zibrov, P. R. Hemmer, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, "Generation of single optical plasmons in metallic nanowires coupled to quantum dots," Nature 450, 402-406 (2007)
C. Weisbuch, M. Nishioka, A. Ishikawa, and Y. Arakawa, "Observation of the coupled exciton-photon mode splitting in a semiconductor quantum microcavity," Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 3314-3317 (1992)
T. B. Norris, J. K. Rhee, C. Y. Sung, Y. Arakawa, M. Nishioka, and C. Weisbuch, "Time-resolved vacuum Rabi oscillations in a semiconductor quantum microcavity," Phys. Rev. B 50, 14663-14666 (1994)
J. Kasprzak, M. Richard, S. Kundermann, A. Baas, P. Jeambrun, J. M. J. Keeling, F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymaska, R. Andre, J. L. Staehli, V. Savona, P. B. Littlewood, B. Deveaud, and Le Si Dang, "Bose-Einstein condensation of exciton polaritons," Nature 443, 409-414 (2006)
J. Bellessa, C. Bonnand, J. C. Plenet, and J. Mugnier, "Strong coupling between surface plasmons and excitons in an organic semiconductor," Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 036404 (2004)
S. I. Bozhevolnyi, V. S. Volkov, E. Devaux, J.-Y. Laluet, and T. W. Ebbesen, "Channel plasmon subwavelength waveguide components including interferometers and ring resonators," Nature 440, 508-511 (2006)
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Didier Felbacq
"Commentary: Plasmons go quantum", J. Nanophoton. 2(1), 020302 (June 11, 2008). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.2953244


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H. Raether, Surface Plasmons on Smooth and Rough Surfaces and on Gratings, Springer, New York (1983).
V. M. Shalaev and S. Kawata, Eds., Nanophotonics with Surface Plasmons, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2007).
W. L. Barnes, A. Dereux, and T. W. Ebbesen, "Surface plasmon subwavelength optics," Nature 424, 824-830 (2003)
A. Neogi, C.-W. Lee, H. O. Everitt, T. Kuroda, A. Tackeuchi, and E. Yablonovitch, "Enhancement of spontaneous recombination rate in a quantum well by resonant surface plasmon coupling," Phys. Rev. B 66,153305 (2002)
A. V. Akimov, A. Mukherjee, C. L. Yu, D. E. Chang, A. S. Zibrov, P. R. Hemmer, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, "Generation of single optical plasmons in metallic nanowires coupled to quantum dots," Nature 450, 402-406 (2007)
C. Weisbuch, M. Nishioka, A. Ishikawa, and Y. Arakawa, "Observation of the coupled exciton-photon mode splitting in a semiconductor quantum microcavity," Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 3314-3317 (1992)
T. B. Norris, J. K. Rhee, C. Y. Sung, Y. Arakawa, M. Nishioka, and C. Weisbuch, "Time-resolved vacuum Rabi oscillations in a semiconductor quantum microcavity," Phys. Rev. B 50, 14663-14666 (1994)
J. Kasprzak, M. Richard, S. Kundermann, A. Baas, P. Jeambrun, J. M. J. Keeling, F. M. Marchetti, M. H. Szymaska, R. Andre, J. L. Staehli, V. Savona, P. B. Littlewood, B. Deveaud, and Le Si Dang, "Bose-Einstein condensation of exciton polaritons," Nature 443, 409-414 (2006)
J. Bellessa, C. Bonnand, J. C. Plenet, and J. Mugnier, "Strong coupling between surface plasmons and excitons in an organic semiconductor," Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 036404 (2004)
S. I. Bozhevolnyi, V. S. Volkov, E. Devaux, J.-Y. Laluet, and T. W. Ebbesen, "Channel plasmon subwavelength waveguide components including interferometers and ring resonators," Nature 440, 508-511 (2006)

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