Theoretical Challenges in Polaritonic Chemistry

  title={Theoretical Challenges in Polaritonic Chemistry},
  author={Jacopo Fregoni and Francisco J. Garc{\'i}a-Vidal and Johannes Feist},
  journal={ACS Photonics},
  pages={1096 - 1107}
Polaritonic chemistry exploits strong light–matter coupling between molecules and confined electromagnetic field modes to enable new chemical reactivities. In systems displaying this functionality, the choice of the cavity determines both the confinement of the electromagnetic field and the number of molecules that are involved in the process. While in wavelength-scale optical cavities the light–matter interaction is ruled by collective effects, plasmonic subwavelength nanocavities allow even… 

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