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
Country/TerritoryUnited 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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