Plasmonics for extreme light concentration and manipulation.

  title={Plasmonics for extreme light concentration and manipulation.},
  author={Jon A. Schuller and Edward S. Barnard and Wenshan Cai and Young Chul Jun and Justin S. White and Mark L. Brongersma},
  journal={Nature materials},
  volume={9 3},
The unprecedented ability of nanometallic (that is, plasmonic) structures to concentrate light into deep-subwavelength volumes has propelled their use in a vast array of nanophotonics technologies and research endeavours. Plasmonic light concentrators can elegantly interface diffraction-limited dielectric optical components with nanophotonic structures. Passive and active plasmonic devices provide new pathways to generate, guide, modulate and detect light with structures that are similar in… 
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