# Peculiarities of surface plasmons in quantum plasmas

@article{Tyshetskiy2012PeculiaritiesOS, title={Peculiarities of surface plasmons in quantum plasmas}, author={Yu. O. Tyshetskiy and Sergey V. Vladimirov and Roman Kompaneets}, journal={Journal of Plasma Physics}, year={2012}, volume={79}, pages={387 - 390} }

Abstract Surface plasmons (SP) in a semi-bounded quantum plasma with degenerate electrons (e.g. a metal) are considered, and some interesting consequences of electron Pauli blocking for the SP dispersion and temporal attenuation are discussed. In particular, it is demonstrated that a semi-bounded degenerate plasma with a sharp boundary supports two types of SP with distinct frequencies and qualitatively different temporal attenuation, in contrast to a non-degenerate hot plasma that only…

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