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June 2013 Volume 9 No 6

Surface-plasmon polaritons are hybrid particles that result from strong coupling between light and collective electron motion on the surface of a metal. This Review presents an overview of the quantum properties of surface plasmons, their role in controlling light–matter interactions at the quantum level and potential applications. Review Article p329

IMAGE: MARK TAME

COVER DESIGN: ALLEN BEATTIE AND ALEX WING

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