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NON-EQUILIBRIUM NANOPLASMONICS

Off balance and over the edge

Ultrafast spectroscopy measurements present a new direct non-equilibrium energy transfer mechanism across a metal–semiconductor interface, without charge transfer, opening up a new avenue for plasmonic energy conversion.

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Fig. 1: Mechanistic understanding of interfacial energy transfer and scattering on ultrafast timescales.

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Ciccarino, C.J., Narang, P. Off balance and over the edge. Nat. Nanotechnol. 16, 4–5 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-020-00815-x

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