Some Like it Hot: Simulating Single Particle Excitations

lbnlUnderstanding and manipulating plasmons is important for their potential use in photovoltaics, solar cell water splitting, and sunlight-induced fuel production from CO2. Now, for the first time, the interplay between the plasmon mode and the single particle excitation within a small metal cluster has been simulated directly. Read more at Berkeley Lab…my last press release written while full-time at LBNL (credit at bottom of article…embargo lifted after I left!)

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