Fundamental limits to plasmonic response

Owen D. Miller, Athanasios G. Polimeridis, M. T.Homer Reid, Chia Wei Hsu, Marin Soljačić, Alejandro W. Rodriguez, Steven G. Johnson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We present fundamental limits to metallic (plasmonic) response. Applied to radiative heat transfer, our limits generalize the concept of a black body to the near field, where we present designs that may offer significant enhancements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Oct 18 2015Oct 22 2015

Publication series

NameProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015


OtherFrontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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