Optical bistability driven by the light-induced forces between metal nanoparticles

Sergey V. Perminov, Vladimir P. Drachev, Sergey G. Rautian

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Abstract

A motion-induced optical bistability is shown for a metal nanoparticle dimer that is plasmon coupled and bound with dispersion (colloidal) forces. The effect does not require any material nonlinearity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2998-3000
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume33
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2008
Externally publishedYes

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