Journal article

Quantum mechanical effects in plasmonic structures with subnanometre gaps

Wenqi Zhu, Ruben Esteban, Andrei G Borisov, Jeremy J Baumberg, Peter Nordlander, Henri J Lezec, Javier Aizpurua, Kenneth B Crozier

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by University of Maryland


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness


Awarded by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)


Awarded by UK EPSRC


Awarded by ERC


Awarded by Robert A. Welch foundation


Awarded by Air Force Office of Science and Research


Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank A. Agrawal, A.K. Kazansky, A. Liddle, D.C. Marinica, R. McMichael, D. Sanchez-Portal, V. Silkin and C. Zhao for discussions. W.Z. acknowledges support under the Cooperative Research Agreement between the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, award no. 70NANB10H193, through the University of Maryland. K.B.C. acknowledges funding from the Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects (project number DP150103736) and Future Fellowship (project number FT140100577) funding schemes and from the Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation (VESKI). R.E. acknowledges the Fellow Gipuzkoa of the Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundia through FEDER funds of the European Union 'Una manera de hacer Europa'. R.E. and J.A. acknowledge Project FIS2013-41184-P of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and federal grant 70NANB15H321 from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). A.G.B. acknowledges warm hospitality of Donostia International Physics Center. J.J.B. acknowledges support from UK EPSRC grants EP/G060649/1, EP/L027151/1, EP/G037221/1, EPSRC NanoDTC and ERC grant LINASS 320503. P.N. acknowledges support from the Robert A. Welch foundation under grant C-1222 and the Air Force Office of Science and Research under grant FA9550-15-1-0022.