Plasmon mediated non-photochemical nucleation of nanoparticles by circularly polarized light

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Karpov, Victor G.; Grigorchuk, Nicholas I.;
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics | Condensed Matter - Statistical Mechanics

We predict nucleation of pancake shaped metallic nanoparticles having plasmonic frequencies in resonance with a non-absorbed circularly polarized electromagnetic field. We show that the same field can induce nucleation of randomly oriented needle shaped particles. The p... View more
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