Based on a popular article in Laser and Photonics Reviews
, this book provides an explanation and overview of the techniques used to model, make, and measure metal nanoparticles, detailing results obtained and what they mean. It covers the properties of coupled metal nanoparticles, the nonlinear optical response of metal nanoparticles, and the phenomena that arise when light-emitting materials are coupled to metal nanoparticles. It also provides an overview of key potential applications and offers explanations of computational and experimental techniques giving readers a solid grounding in the field.
Keywords: Nanomaterials, Metal-Nanoparticle Plasmonics, nanoparticles, optics, photonics, nanophotonics, plasmon resonance, microscopy, lithography