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Plasmons go quantum

Observations of collective electron waves in metal nanoparticles challenge our understanding of how light interacts with matter on small scales and underscore the need to factor quantum effects into nanophotonics. See Article p.421

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Figure 1: Quantum effects in nanoparticle plasmons.

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de Abajo, F. Plasmons go quantum. Nature 483, 417–418 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/483417a

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