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January 27th, 2003

Quantum Generation of Coherent Surface Plasmons in Nanosystems

A step towards quantum nanoplasmonics: surface plasmon fields of a nanosystem are quantized and their stimulated emission is considered. We introduce a quantum generator for surface plasmon quanta and consider the phenomenon of surface plasmon amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (spaser).

Physical Review Letters

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