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The term 'plasmonics' refers to the science and technology dealing with manipulation of electromagnetic signals by coherent coupling of photons to free electron oscillations at the interface between a conductor and a dielectric.

Latest news

Roadmap "Nanophotonics: a Forward Look" has been published by the Nanophotonics Europe Association (December 2012).

Our recent article on spaser linewidth has been highlighted in the OSA Spotlight on Optics (January 2013).

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Welcome to the home of the UK research programme on nanoplasmonics. This is a multidisciplinary collaborative project between King's College London, Queen's University Belfast and Imperial College London. The research programme is funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and also supported by INTEL, Seagate, Ericsson, Oxonica, IMEC and the National Physics Laboratory.
Click here to read the EPSRC announcement and project summary.