Figure 1

(A) Metallic nanoparticles can support localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR), collective oscillations of the conduction electrons excited by light. (B) A color photograph of single metallic nanoparticles illuminated with white light. (C) Scattered light spectra measured from nanoparticles shown in (B). Images (B) and (C) adapted from Schutz [6].

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