Plasmons in layered films

Jainendra K. Jain, Philip B. Allen

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A random-phase-approximation theory is given for the electronic collective modes of a film containing N equally spaced layers of two-dimensional electron gas. Raman line shapes are predicted. The Giuliani-Quinn surface-plasmon intensity is enhanced in transmission geometry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2437-2440
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number22
StatePublished - 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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