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Surface plasmons not exist for transverse polarisation?

  1. Oct 22, 2009 #1
    surface plasmons not exist for transverse electric polarisation? and only exist for transverse magnetic polarisation
    can anyone help meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee plz
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 22, 2009 #2
    No, SPs exist for both (s & p) polarizations.
    The usual case of p-polarization can be found in the standard textbooks. For s-polarization i refer you to R. Ruppin - Phys.Lett.A 277, 61 because i find it difficult to explain it in words.
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