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Surface plasmon dependence on surface area to volume ratio

  1. Oct 23, 2014 #1
    Hey everyone,
    I was recently reading a paper on surface enhanced Raman scattering, and it mentioned that plasmons (and for that matter surface plasmon polaritons-where my interest lies) are sensitive to the surface to volume ratio of the structure. I can begin to understand intuitively with skin depth and all but I would like a more rigorous explanation. So if anyone has any idea of where to look/read that would be helpful. I'm about to delve back in Ashcroft to see if I can dig anything up.

    Cheers,
    IRPhysicist
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2014 #2
    Thanks for the post! Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
     
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