Realistic Silver Optical Constants for Plasmonics

@article{Jiang2016RealisticSO,
  title={Realistic Silver Optical Constants for Plasmonics},
  author={Yajie Jiang and Supriya Pillai and Martin A. Green},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6}
}
Silver remains the preferred conductor for optical and near-infrared plasmonics. Many high-profile studies focus exclusively on performance simulation in such applications. Almost invariably, these use silver optical data either from Palik’s 1985 handbook or, more frequently, an earlier Johnson and Christy (J&C) tabulation. These data are inconsistent, making it difficult to ascertain the reliability of the simulations. The inconsistency stems from challenges in measuring representative… 
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