Phase control of plasmon enhanced two-photon photoluminescence in resonant gold nanoantennas
Journal article, 2018

Plasmonic nanoantennas emit two-photon photoluminescence, which is much stronger than their second harmonic generation. Unfortunately, luminescence is an incoherent process and therefore generally not explored for nanoscale coherent control of the antenna response. Here, we demonstrate that, in resonant gold nanoantennas, the two-photon absorption process can be coherent, provided that the excitation pulse duration is shorter than the dephasing time of plasmon mode oscillation. Exploiting this coherent response, we show the pure spectral phase control of resonant gold nanoantennas, with effective read-out of the two-photon photoluminescence.


Vikas Remesh

Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

Michael Stührenberg

Chalmers, Biology and Biological Engineering, Chemical Biology

Lisa Saemisch

Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

Nicolò Accanto

Paris Descartes University

Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

Niek F. Van Hulst

Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies

Applied Physics Letters

0003-6951 (ISSN) 1077-3118 (eISSN)

Vol. 113 21 211101

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Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics

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