Molecular nanoplasmonics: Self-consistent electrodynamics in current-carrying junctions

Alexander J. White, Maxim Sukharev, Michael Galperin

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Abstract

We consider a biased molecular junction subjected to an external time-dependent electromagnetic field. We discuss local field formation due to both surface plasmon-polariton excitations in the contacts and the molecular response. Employing realistic parameters we demonstrate that such self-consistent treatment is crucial for the proper description of the junction transport characteristics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number205324
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume86
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 30 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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