Plasmonic heating and temperature-sensing in the terahertz regime-thermometry and imaging

Rafik Naccache, Anna Mazhorova, Matteo Clerici, Luca Razzari, Fiorenzo Vetrone, Roberto Morandotti

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Resonant near-infrared excitation induces localized heating of colloidal gold nanorod dispersions. We show that detection and imaging are possible using Terahertz (THz) waves, which possess absorption and refractive indices sensitive to water temperature change.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: Science and Innovations 2014
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-999-2
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISSN (Print)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations 2014
Abbreviated titleCLEO_SI 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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