Plasmon resonance broadening in spheroidal metal particles

Wayne A. Kraus, George C Schatz

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An analytical expression for the surface scattering contribution to the width of plasmon resonances in spheroidally shaped metal particles is derived. The result is compared with analogous quantum-mechanical expressions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-357
Number of pages5
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 12 1983


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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