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Opt Lett. 2010 Apr 1;35(7):953-5. doi: 10.1364/OL.35.000953.

Tuning the cavity modes of a Fabry-Perot resonator using gold nanoparticles.

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  • 1Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA.

Abstract

We study the interaction between a planar Fabry-Perot microcavity and a single embedded gold nanoparticle. We record spatially resolved white-light transmission spectra and show that the interaction between microcavity and nanoparticle gives rise to a redshift of the cavity modes, in accordance with the Bethe-Schwinger cavity perturbation formula. The spectral tuning of cavity modes by discrete nanoparticles can be exploited for applications such as optical and micromechanical sensing.

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