Analyzing intrinsic plasmonic chirality by tracking the interplay of electric and magnetic dipole modes
Journal article, 2017

Plasmonic chirality represents significant potential for novel nanooptical devices due to its association with strong chiroptical responses. Previous reports on plasmonic chirality mechanism mainly focus on phase retardation and coupling. In this paper, we propose a model similar to the chiral molecules for explaining the intrinsic plasmonic chirality mechanism of varies 3D chiral structures quantitatively based on the interplay and mixing of electric and magnetic dipole modes (directly from electromagnetic field numerical simulations), which forms mixed electric and magnetic polarizability.


L. Hu

Chongqing Technology and Business University

Chongqing University

Y. Z. Huang

Chongqing University

Lujun Pan

Chalmers, Physics

Yurui Fang

Chalmers, Physics, Bionanophotonics

Scientific Reports

2045-2322 (ISSN)

Vol. 7 1 11151

Subject Categories

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering





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