SPASER as ultrafast nanoscale phenomenon and device

Mark I. Stockman*, David J. Bergman

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We theoretically introduce surface plasmon amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (SPASER) as an ultrafast phenomenon and device. Spaser is predicted to generate femtosecond, nanoscale-localized pulses of nearly atomic-strength local fields. Various applications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)676-678
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
StatePublished - 2004


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