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Title: Plasmonic nanostructures for conversion of optical power to electrical power

A plasmoelectric device for conversion of optical power to direct current (DC) electrical power includes a first plasmonic nanostructure having a first resonance value and a second plasmonic nanostructure having a second resonance value. The first and second plasmonic nanostructures are electrically coupled and the first plasmonic nanostructure is configured to receive irradiation at a first irradiation value and the second plasmonic nanostructure is configured to receive irradiation at a second irradiation value, to induce charge transfer between the first and second plasmonic nanostructures.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1477191
Assignee:
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Pasadena, CA) EFRC
Patent Number(s):
10,075,104
Application Number:
13/679,995
Contract Number:
SC0001293
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Nov 16
Research Org:
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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