The Influence of Materials Properties on the LSPR Strength of Nanoshell Particles
The influence of the optical properties of the core and shell materials on the LSPR strength for nanoshell particles are calculated based on the quasi-static functions. The results show that for particles with the metallic shell and gained core, the desired real and imaginary parts of dielectric function are positive and negative respectively, and both the absolute values increase as the volume fraction of shell material increases while the LSPR strength is strongest. For particles with metallic material core and gained material shell, in order to produce the maximum LSPR strength, gain medium can have two kinds of choices, one is that the real part of the dielectric function is positive and the imaginary part is negative and both the absolute values are relatively large, the other is the real part and imaginary part of gained dielectric function are negative and their absolute values are relatively small, which small change may lead to mobile resonance wavelength greatly.
Z.S. Liu, L.P. Xu, X.D. Liang, Z.H. Wang and H.M. Zhang
X. F. Zhang et al., "The Influence of Materials Properties on the LSPR Strength of Nanoshell Particles", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1015, pp. 46-50, 2014