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Accession Number ADA566284
Title Plasmonic-Electronic Transduction.
Publication Date Jan 2012
Media Count 5p
Personal Author R. E. Peale
Abstract Plasmonic-electronic integrated circuits have been suggested, but input and output continue to rely on bulky free space optics and inefficient couplers such as prisms. The objective of this project was to study direct electronic generation and detection of plasmons. Since plasmonic-electronic interactions are known in the long-wave IR and THz frequency domains, but not in the optical range usual for plasmonic applications, it was necessary to first develop plasmonic materials and devices for the longer wavelengths. Then, interactions between plasmons and electronics were studied with the long range goal of developing electronic-plasmonic transducers. The work was strongly leveraged by collaborative interactions between the PI, his students, and the AFRL at Hanscom AFB. Research accomplishments are well described in publications that acknowledge this award, including 7 refereed journal papers, 29 conference publications, 3 dissertations and thesis, and one book chapter. The specific accomplishments and topics studied include tunable THz detectors based on plasmon resonances in two dimensional electron gases, new materials for infrared plasmonics, cathodoluminescence study of plasmons on metal gratings, and plasmonic properties of Gold Black nanoparticles.
Keywords Cathodoluminescence
Electronics
Frequency
Integrated circuits
Plasmons
Prisms(Optics)
Transduction

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 49 - Electrotechnology
Corporate Author University of Central Florida, Orlando. Office of Research.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept. 1 Nov 2009-31 Oct 2011.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number FA9550-10-1-0030

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