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Title: Quantum optical properties in plasmonic systems

Abstract

Plasmonic metallic particle (MP) can affect the optical properties of a quantum system (QS) in a remarkable way. We develop a general quantum nonlinear formalism with exact vectorial description for the scattered photons by the QS. The formalism enables us to study the variations of the dielectric function and photon spectrum of the QS with the particle distance between QS and MP, exciting laser direction, polarization and phase in the presence of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) in the MP. The quantum formalism also serves as a powerful tool for studying the effects of these parameters on the nonclassical properties of the scattered photons. The plasmonic effect of nanoparticles has promising possibilities as it provides a new way for manipulating quantum optical properties of light in nanophotonic systems.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22391514
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1657; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: PERFIK 2014: National Physics Conference 2014, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 18-19 Nov 2014; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; LASER RADIATION; NANOPARTICLES; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; PERMITTIVITY; PHOTONS; PLASMONS; POLARIZATION; QUANTUM SYSTEMS; RESONANCE; SURFACES; VARIATIONS; VISIBLE RADIATION

Citation Formats

Ooi, C. H. Raymond. Quantum optical properties in plasmonic systems. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4915161.
Ooi, C. H. Raymond. Quantum optical properties in plasmonic systems. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4915161.
Ooi, C. H. Raymond. 2015. "Quantum optical properties in plasmonic systems". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4915161.
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