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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium W : Recent Progress in Metamaterials and Plasmonics

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

GailJ. Brown U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory
John Pendry Imperial College London
David Smith Duke University
NicholasX. Fang Massachusetts Institute of Technology
W5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
W5.11 Transferred to W6.3

W1: Transformation Optics
Session Chairs
Gail Brown
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **W1.1
Manipulating Waves Using Acoustic Metamaterials.

CheTing Chan 1
1 Physics, HKUST, Clear Water Bay Hong Kong

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10:00 AM - W1.2
Transformational Plasmonics and Gradient Index Plasmonics.

Yongmin Liu 1 , Thomas Zentgraf 1 , Maiken Mikkelsen 1 , Jason Valentine 1 2 , Guy Bartal 1 , Xiang Zhang 1 3
1 , University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 3 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:15 AM - W1.3
Gold Coated Silicon Nanowire: A Case Study Of Engineering Novel Light-matter Interactions.

Pengyu Fan 1 , Uday Chettiar 2 , Linyou Cao 3 , Farzaneh Afshinmanesh 1 , Nader Engheta 2 , Mark Brongersma 1
1 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:30 AM - **W1.4
Fano Resonances Induced by Chirality and Anisotropy: A Composite-material Based Perspective.

Cheng-Wei Qiu 1 , S. Zouhdi 1
1 , University Paris Sud, Gif sur Yvette France

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11:00 AM -
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W2: Optical Metamaterials
Session Chairs
CT Chan
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **W2.1
Enhanced Near-field Imaging using Surface Plasmons and other Surface Wave Phenomena.

Richard Blaikie 1 , Prateek Mehrothra 1 , John Foulkes 1 , Charles Holzwarth III 1
1 MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch New Zealand

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12:00 PM - W2.2
Composite Materials for Subwavelength Imaging.

Zsolt Szabo 1 , Yasaman Kiasat 1 , Er Ping Li 1
1 , Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore

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12:15 PM - W2.3
Spherical Hyperlens for Two-dimensional Sub-diffractional Imaging at Visible Frequencies.

Junsuk Rho 1 , Ziliang Ye 1 , Yi Xiong 1 , Xiaobo Yin 1 , Zhaowei Liu 1 3 , Hyeunseok Choi 1 , Guy Bartal 1 , Xiang Zhang 1 2
1 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:30 PM - **W2.4
Recent Progresses in Optical Metamaterials.

Xiang Zhang 1
1 , University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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W4: Photonic Crystal Metamaterials
Session Chairs
Nicholas Fang
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - W4.1
Transformation Optics Beyond Effective Medium Regime: A Case for Low-loss Optical Cloaks.

Yaroslav Urzhumov 1 2 , David Smith 1 2
1 Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States, 2 ECE Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

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4:45 PM - W4.2
Exceeding the Ergodic Light Trapping Limit Using Photonic and Plasmonic Materials.

Dennis Callahan 1 , Jeremy Munday 1 , Harry Atwater 1
1 , California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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5:00 PM - W4.3
Photonic and Plasmonic Coupling in Gold/Silicon Dioxide Incorporated Colloidal PMMA Photonic Crystals and Inverted Structures.

Sibu Padmanabhan 1 2 , Syara Kassim 1 2 , Maria Bardosova 1 2 , Martyn Pemble 1 2
1 Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Cork, Ireland, 2 Department of Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Cork, Ireland

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5:15 PM - W4.4
Microwave Volumetric Probe Measurements of Field Localization, Zero and Negative Index within Photonic Bandgap MetaMaterial Structures.

Ricky Moore 1 , Eric Kuster 1 , Stephen Blalock 1 , Brian Cieszynski 1
1 STL, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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5:30 PM - W4.5
Characteristic Band Gap Structures of High Dielectric Contrast Photonic Crystals.

Sheng Chao 1
1 , National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan

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W5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - W5.1
Highly Ordered Plasmonic Nanogap Arrays via Colloidal Lithography.

Chul-Joon Heo 1 , Yeonho Choi 2 , Su Yeon Lee 1 , Se Gyu Jang 3 , Soojeong Cho 1 , Seung-Man Yang 1
1 , KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 , University of California, Santa Babara, Santa Babara, California, United States

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6:00 PM - W5.12
Fabrication of Uniformly Ordered Plasmonic Arrays by Using Holographic Lithographically Defined Structure as a Mask.

Hwan Chul Jeon 1 , Chul-Joon Heo 1 , Su Yeon Lee 1 , Seung-Man Yang 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - W5.13
Discrete and Soluble Plasmonic Architectures via Directed Assembly of Gold Nanorods.

Kyoungweon Park 1 , Dhriti Nepal 1 , Richard Vaia 1
1 Nanostructured and Biological Materials Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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6:00 PM - W5.2
Unconventional Diffraction Grating at the Molecular Scalesto Create a Huge Acoustic Wave.

Kyung Choi 1
1 , University of California, Irvine, California, United States

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6:00 PM - W5.3
Ag Nanoparticle Films for Color Applications.

Satoru Hashimoto 1 , Teruyoshi Hirano 2 , Osamu Okitsu 3 , Mizue Ebisawa 4 , Takayasu Suzuki 5 , Shuichi Maeda 5
1 , HYOUKAKEN Co., Ltd., Sakumacyou, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan, 2 , HIRANO Consulting Engineer Office, Nishi-Shinbashi, Mitano-ku, Tokyo Japan, 3 , GGK Co.,Ltd., Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan, 4 , TOKYO Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute, Nishigaoka, Kita-ku, Tokyo Japan, 5 Optical and Imaging Science & Technology, TOKAI University, Kitakaname, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa Japan

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6:00 PM - W5.4
Dependence of Fluorescence Decay Dynamics of Quantum Dots on Metallic Nanostructures.

Chi Ho Fok 1 , Koon Chung Hui 2 , Hock Chun Ong 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Hong, Hong Kong Hong Kong, 2 Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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6:00 PM - W5.5
New Array-based Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors with Extremely High Figure of Merit and On/Off Ratio.

Sze Lung Wong 1 , Lei Zhang 1 , Chung-yu Chan 1 , Hock Chun Ong 1
1 Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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6:00 PM - W5.6
Synthesis and Characteristics of Large-scale Helix-coiled Plasmonic Metal Nanowire Assemblies.

Weon-Sik Chae 1 , Eun-Mee Kim 1 , Jin-Seung Jung 2
1 Gangneung Center, Korea Basic Science Institute, Gangneung, Gangwon, Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemistry, Gangneung-Wonju Nanotional University, Gangneung, Gangwon, Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - W5.8
Improved Dielectric Properties in Template-stripped Plasmonic Films.

Jong Hyuk Park 1 , Prashant Nagpal 1 , Sang-Hyun Oh 2 , David Norris 3
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zürich, Zürich Switzerland

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6:00 PM - W5.9
Enhancement of Photoluminescence Emission from InGaN/GaN Multiple Quantum Wells via Coupling to Surface Plasmons in Two-dimensional Silver Array.

Cheng-Hsueh Lu 1 , Chia-Chun Lan 1 , Chuan-Pu Liu 1 2 , Yen-Lin Lai 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering , National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan, 2 Center for Micro/Nano Science and Technology, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan, 3 , Genesis Photonics Inc, Tainan Hsien Taiwan

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

GailJ. Brown U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory
John Pendry Imperial College London
David Smith Duke University
NicholasX. Fang Massachusetts Institute of Technology
W6: Metamaterials for Photonics
Session Chairs
Nicholas Fang
Wednesday AM, April 27, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **W6.1
Recent Progress in IR Metatronics.

Nader Engheta 1
1 Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - W6.2
Photonics Platform at 1/20th of the Wavelength.

Volker Sorger 1 , Ziliang Ye 1 , Rupert Oulton 1 , Yuan Wang 1 , Guy Bartal 1 , Nitipat Pholchai 1 , Ertugul Cubukcu 1 , Xiang Zhang 1 2
1 , UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:15 AM - W6.3
MWIR and LWIR Tunable Polarmetric Scatterometery.

Stephen Nauyoks 1 , Michael Marciniak 1
1 Engineering Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM - W6.4
Room Temperature Sub-diffractional Plasmon Laser.

Renmin Ma 1 , Rupert Oulton 1 , Volker Sorger 1 , Guy Bartal 1 , Xiang Zhang 1 2
1 , UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:45 AM - W6.5
A Single Nanorod Plasmonic Switch.

Stephan Link 1
1 Chemistry and Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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11:00 AM -
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W8: Plasmonic Coupling
Session Chairs
Gail Brown
Wednesday PM, April 27, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **W8.1
Applications of Plasmonic Oligomers, Metamaterials, and Nanoantennas.

Harald Giessen 1
1 4th Physics Institute, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart Germany

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3:00 PM - W8.2
Resonant Properties of Plasmonic Resonator Antennas.

Edward Barnard 1 , Ernst Jan Vesseur 2 , Toon Coenen 2 , Ragip Pala 1 , Albert Polman 2 , Mark Brongersma 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam Netherlands

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3:15 PM - W8.3
Fabry-Perot Effect on Dimer Nanoantennas.

Alessia Polemi 1 , Kevin Shuford 1
1 Chemistry, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:30 PM - W8.4
Power Flow Analysis of Emitter Decay Via an Optical Antenna.

Kevin Chih-Yao Huang 1 , Min-Kyo Seo 2 , Young Chul Jun 2 , Mark Brongersma 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:45 PM - W8.5
Differentiating the Roles of Surface Plasmon Polaritons in Excitation and Spontaneous Emission Rates and Outcoupling Efficiency Enhancement from Nanoantenna Arrays.

Kay Fung Chan 1 , Koon Chung Hui 1 , Yau Chuen Yiu 1 , Hock Chun Ong 1
1 , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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4:00 PM -
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W9: Metamaterial Resonators
Session Chairs
Harald Giessen
Wednesday PM, April 27, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - W9.1
Dynamic Tuning of Infrared Metamaterials via Mechanical Deformation of an Elastomeric Substrate.

Imogen Pryce 1 , Yousif Kelaita 1 , Emily Warmann 1 , Koray Aydin 1 , Ryan Briggs 1 , Harry Atwater 1
1 Thomas J. Watson Laboratories of Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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4:45 PM - W9.2
Surface Plasmon Enhanced Photocurrent in GaN Based UV Photodetectors - Plasmonics for Shorter Wavelengths.

Serkan Butun 1 2 , Ekmel Oezbay 1 2 3
1 Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey, 2 Department of Physics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey, 3 Department of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey

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5:00 PM - **W9.3
Scan Angle Enhancement of Phased Array Antennas Using a Negative Index Material Lens.

Minas Tanielian 1 , Tai Lam 1 , David Vier 1 , Jean Nielsen 1 , Claudio Parazzoli 1
1 Elect. Comm. and Sensing Technology, Boeing Research and Technology, Seattle, Washington, United States

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2011-04-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

GailJ. Brown U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory
John Pendry Imperial College London
David Smith Duke University
NicholasX. Fang Massachusetts Institute of Technology
W10: Novel Fabrication Processes
Session Chairs
Yaroslav Urzhumov
Thursday AM, April 28, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

10:00 AM - W10.1
In Situ Characterisation of Tunable Ag Nanoparticles Arrays Grown by Glance Angle Deposition.

Ruggero Verre 1 , Karsten Fleischer 1 , Sumesh Sofin 1 , Nial McAlinden 1 , John McGilp 1 , Igor Shvets 1
1 Physics, CRANN, Trinity College of Dublin, Dublin 2 Ireland

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10:15 AM - W10.2
A New Approach to the Formation of Supported Gold Nanostructures.

Robert Hughes 1 , Svetlana Neretina 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:30 AM - W10.3
Sub-100nm Patterning of Gold Nanorods on Polymer-derived Surface Patterns.

Dhriti Nepal 1 , M. Serdar Onses 2 , Kyoungweon Park 1 , Michael Jespersen 1 , Folusho Oyerokun 1 , Paul Nealey 2 , Richard Vaia 1
1 Nanostructured and Biological Materials Branch, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Wright Patterson , Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:45 AM - W10.4
Use of Thin Sectioning (Nanoskiving) to Fabricate Nanostructures for Plasmonics.

Darren Lipomi 1 , George Whitesides 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM -
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W11: Plasmonics II
Session Chairs
Lei Zhou
Thursday AM, April 28, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **W11.1
Tuning Electric and Magnetic Responses as Structure Evolves in Metamaterial.

Mu Wang 1 , Xiong Xiang 1 , Ru-Wen Peng 1 , Wei-Hua Sun 1 , Ling Qin 1
1 , Nanjing University, Nanjing China

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12:00 PM - W11.2
Broadband Plasmonic Microlenses Based on Patches of Nanoholes.

Hanwei Gao 1 , Jerome Hyun 2 , Min Hyung Lee 1 , Lincoln Lauhon 2 , Teri Odom 2
1 , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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12:15 PM - W11.3
A Nanoplasmonic-electrochromic Optical Switch.

Amit Agrawal 1 , Ceren Susut 1 , Ben McMorran 1 , Gery Stafford 1 , Henri Lezec 1 , Alec Talin 1
1 CNST, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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12:30 PM - W11.4
Self-assembly of Au Nanoparticles on Gratings for High Sensitivity and High Fidelity SERS Detectors.

Aiqing Chen 1 , Alexandra Joshi-Imre 2 , A. Eugene DePrince III 2 , Arnaud Demortiere 2 , Elena Shevchenko 2 , Leonidas Ocola 2 , Stephen Gray 2 , Ulrich Welp 1 , Vitalii Vlasko-Vlasov 1
1 Material Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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2011-04-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

GailJ. Brown U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory
John Pendry Imperial College London
David Smith Duke University
NicholasX. Fang Massachusetts Institute of Technology
W14: Acoustic Metamaterials
Session Chairs
Yaroslav Urzhumov
Friday AM, April 29, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

10:00 AM - **W14.1
From Newton's Cradle to New Materials: Nonlinear Acoustic Crystals.

Chiara Daraio 1
1 Aeronautics and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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10:30 AM - W14.2
An Acoustic Directional Antenna with Isotropic Materials.

Christopher Layman 1 , Theodore Martin 1 , Gregory Orris 1
1 , Naval Research Lab, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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10:45 AM - W14.3
Transmission Line Acoustic Cloak for Ultrasound Waves.

Nicholas Fang 1 2 , Shu Zhang 2 , Jun Xu 1 2
1 MechE, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 MechSE, UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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11:00 AM -
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W15: Plasmonics IV
Session Chairs
Yaroslav Urzhumov
Friday AM, April 29, 2011
Room 3006 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - W15.1
Plasmo-photonic Nanowire Arrays for Large-area Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Sensors.

Joshua Caldwell 1 , Orest Glembocki 1 , Francisco Bezares 1 , Nabil Bassim 3 , Ronald Rendell 1 , Mariya Feygelson 1 , Maraizu Ukaegbu 4 , Loretta Shirey 1 , Sharka Prokes 1 , James Long 2 , Charles Hosten 4
1 Electronic Science and Technology, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington , District of Columbia, United States, 3 Materials Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 4 Chemistry Department, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Chemistry Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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11:45 AM - W15.2
The Effects of Surface Plasmons on a Two-photon Absorbing Chromophore Film on Sub-wavelength, Gold Triangles.

Jarrett Vella 1 , Augustine Urbas 2
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, General Dynamics Information Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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