Near-field Optics


Radiative control of dark excitons at room temperature by nano-optical antenna-tip Purcell effect

By:Kyoung-Duck Park, Tao Jiang, Genevieve Clark, Xiaodong Xu, and Markus B. Raschke

Nature Nanotechnology (2017), in press[more]


Phase coexistence and electric-field control of toroidal order in oxide superlattices

By:A. R. Damodaran, J. D. Clarkson, Z. Hong, H. Liu, A. K. Yadav, C. T. Nelson, S.-L. Hsu, M. R. McCarter, K.-D. Park, V. Kravtsov, ..., M. B. Raschke, L.-Q. Chen, D. D. Fong, R. Ramesh, and L. W. Martin

Nature Materials (2017) doi:10.1038/nmat4951[more]


Probing Bilayer Grain Boundaries in Large Area Graphene with Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

By:Kyoung-Duck Park, Markus B. Raschke, Joanna M. Atkin, Young Hee Lee, and Mun Seok Jeong

Advanced Materials 29, 1603601 (2017)[more]


Laser heating of scanning probe tips for thermal near-field spectroscopy and imaging

By:Brian T. O'Callahan and Markus B. Raschke

APL Photonics 2, 021301 (2016)[more]


Infrared vibrational nanocrystallography and nanoimaging

By:Eric A. Muller, Benjamin Pollard, Hans A. Bechtel, Peter van Blerkom, and Markus B. Raschke

Sci. Adv. 2, 10, e1601006 (2016) doi:10.1126/sciadv.1601006[more]


Near-Field Imaging of Cell Membranes in Liquid Enabled by Active Scanning Probe Mechanical Resonance Control

By:Kyoung-Duck Park, Markus B. Raschke, Min Jung Jang, Jung Hwa Kim, Beom-Hoan O, Se-Geun Park, El-Hang Lee, and Seung Gol Lee

J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 21138 (2016)[more]


Resonant optical gradient force interaction for nano-imaging and -spectroscopy

By:Honghua U. Yang and Markus B. Raschke

New J. Phys. 18, 053042 (2016) [more]


Optical Nanoantenna Input Impedance

By:Yuancheng Xu, Eric Tucker, Glenn Boreman, Markus B. Raschke, and Brian A. Lail

ACS Photonics 3, 881 (2016)[more]


Hybrid Tip-Enhanced Nanospectroscopy and Nanoimaging of Monolayer WSe2 with Local Strain Control

By:Kyoung-Duck Park, Omar Khatib, Vasily Kravtsov, Genevieve Clark, Xiaodong Xu, and Markus B. Raschke

Nano Letters 16, 2621 (2016)[more]


Plasmonic nanofocused four-wave mixing for femtosecond near-field imaging

By:Vasily Kravtsov, Ronald Ulbricht, Joanna M Atkin, and Markus B. Raschke

Nature Nanotechnology 11, 459 (2016)[more]


Variable-Temperature Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Single-Molecule Fluctuations and Dynamics

By:Kyoung-Duck Park, Eric A. Muller, Vasily Kravtsov, Paul M. Sass, Jens Dreyer, Joanna M. Atkin, and Markus B. Raschke

Nano Letters 16, 479 (2016)[more]


Infrared Vibrational Nano-Spectroscopy by Self-Referenced Interferometry

By:Benjamin Pollard, Francisco C. B. Maia, Markus B. Raschke, Raul O. Freitas

Nano Letters 16, 55 (2016)[more]


Broadband infrared vibrational nano-spectroscopy using thermal blackbody radiation

By:Brian T. O'Callahan, William E. Lewis, Eric A. Muller, Silke Moebius, Jared C. Stanley, and Markus B. Raschke

Optics Express 23, 32063 (2015)[more]


Amplitude- and Phase-Resolved Nanospectral Imaging of Phonon Polaritons in Hexagonal Boron Nitride

By:Zhiwen Shi, Hans A. Bechtel, Samuel Berweger, Yinghui Sun, Bo Zeng, Chenhao Jin, Henry Chang, Michael C. Martin, Markus B. Raschke and Feng Wang

ACS Photonics, 2, 7, 790-796 (2015)[more]


Accessing the Optical Magnetic Near-Field through Babinet's Principle

By:Honghua U. Yang, Robert L. Olmon, Kseniya S. Deryckx, Xiaoji G. Xu, Hans A. Bechtel, Yuancheng Xu, Brian A. Lail, and Markus B. Raschke

ACS Photonics 1, 894 (2014)[more]


Spectral frustration and spatial coherence in thermal near-field spectroscopy

By:Brian T. O'Callahan, William E. Lewis, Andrew C. Jones, and Markus B. Raschke

Physical Review B 89, 245446 (2014)[more]


Ultrabroadband Infrared Nanospectroscopic Imaging

By:Hans A. Bechtel, Eric A. Muller, Robert L. Olmon, Michael C. Martin, and Markus B. Raschke

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 7191 (2014)[more]


The thermal near-field: Coherence, spectroscopy, heat-transfer, and optical forces

By:Andrew C. Jones, Brian T. O'Callahan, Honghua U. Yang, Markus B. Raschke

Progress in Surface Science, 88, 349 (2013)[more]


Near-field mapping of dipole nano-antenna-coupled bolometers

By:Eric Tucker, Jeffrey D' Archangel, Markus Raschke, Edgar Briones, Francisco Javier Gonzalez, Glenn Boreman

Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 033109 (2013)[more]


High-harmonic generation with plasmonics: feasible or unphysical?

By:Markus B. Raschke

Annalen der Physik 525, A40 (2013)[more]


Group delay and dispersion in adiabatic plasmonic nanofocusing

By:Vasily Kravtsov, Joanna M. Atkin, and Markus B. Raschke

Optics Letters 38, 1322 (2013)[more]


Antenna-load interactions at optical frequencies: impedance matching to quantum systems

By:Robert L. Olmon and Markus B. Raschke

Nanotechnology 23, 444001 (2012) [more]


Phase resolved near-field imaging of propagating waves in infrared tapered slot antennas

By:Louis A. Florence, Edward C. Kinzel, Robert L. Olmon, James C. Ginn, Markus B. Raschke, Glenn D. Boreman

Infrared Physics & Technology 55, 449 (2012)[more]


Light on the Tip of a Needle: Plasmonic Nanofocusing for Spectroscopy on the Nanoscale

By:Samuel Berweger, Joanna M. Atkin, Robert L. Olmon, and Markus B. Raschke

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 945−952 (2012)[more]


Thermal Infrared Near-Field Spectroscopy

By:Andrew C. Jones and Markus B. Raschke

Nano Letters 12, 1475−1481 (2012)[more]


Femtosecond Nanofocusing with Full Optical Waveform Control

By:Samuel Berweger, Joanna M. Atkin, Xiaoji G. Xu, Robert L. Olmon, and Markus B. Raschke

Nano Letters 11, 4309 (2011)[more]


Adiabatic Tip-Plasmon Focusing for Nano-Raman Spectroscopy

By:S. Berweger, J.M. Atkin, R.L. Olmon, and M.B. Raschke

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 3427 (2010)[more]


Near-field measurement of infrared coplanar strip transmission line attenuation and propagation constants

By:P. M. Krenz, R. L. Olmon, B. A. Lail, M. B. Raschke, G. D. Boreman

Optics Express 18, 21678 (2010)[more]


Determination of Electric-Field, Magnetic-Field, and Electric-Current Distributions of Infrared Optical Antennas: A Near-Field Optical Vector Network Analyzer

By:Robert L. Olmon, Matthias Rang, Peter M. Krenz, Brian A. Lail, Laxmikant V. Saraf, Glenn D. Boreman, and Markus B. Raschke

Physical Review Letters 105, 167403 (2010)[more]


Near-field localization in plasmonic superfocusing: A nanoemitter on a tip

By:C.C. Neacsu, S. Berweger, R.L. Olmon, L.V. Saraf, C. Ropers, and M.B. Raschke

Nano Lett. 10, 592 (2010)


Polar phonon mode selection rules in tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

By:S. Berweger and M. B. Raschke

Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 40, 1413 (2009)[more]


Optical nanocrystallography with tip-enhanced phonon Raman spectroscopy

By:S. Berweger, C. C. Neacsu, Y. Mao, H. Zhou, S. S. Wong, and M. B. Raschke

Nature Nanotechnology 4, 496 (2009)[more]


Signal limitations in tip-enhanced Raman scattering: the challenge to become a routine analytical technique

By:Samuel Berweger & Markus B. Raschke

Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 396, 1613 (2009)[more]


Mid-IR plasmonics: Near-field imaging of coherent plasmon modes of silver nanowires

By:A. C. Jones, R. L. Olmon, S. E. Skrabalak, B. J. Wiley, Y. N. Xia, and M. B. Raschke

Nano Letters 9, 2553 (2009)[more]


Near-field imaging of optical antenna modes in the mid-infrared

By:R. L. Olmon, P. M. Krenz, A. C. Jones, G. D. Boreman, and M. B. Raschke

Optics Express 16, 20295 (2008)[more]


Optical near-field mapping of plasmonic nanoprisms

By:M. Rang, A. C. Jones, F. Zhou, Z.-Y. Li, B. J. Wiley, Y. Xia, and M. B. Raschke

Nano Letters 8, 3357 (2008)[more]


Optical antenna properties of scanning probe tips: Plasmonic light scattering, tip-sample coupling, and near-field enhancement

By:N. Behr and M. B. Raschke

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 3766 (2008)[more]


Grating-coupling of surface plasmons onto metallic tips: A nanoconfined light source

By:C. Ropers, C. C. Neacsu, T. Elsaesser, M. Albrecht, M. B. Raschke, and C. Lienau

Nano Letters 7, 2784 (2007)[more]


Reply to "Comment on 'Scanning-probe Raman spectroscopy with single-molecule sensitivity' "

By:C. C. Neacsu, J. Dreyer, N. Behr, and M. B. Raschke

Physical Review B 75, 236402 (2007)[more]


Scanning probe Raman spectroscopy with single molecule sensitivity

By:C. C. Neacsu, J. Dreyer, N. Behr, and M. B. Raschke

Physical Review B 73, 193403 (2006)[more]


Resonant-plasmon field enhancement from asymmetrically illuminated conical metallic-probe tips

By:R. M. Roth, N.-C. Panoiu, M. M. Adams, R. M. Osgood, Jr., C. C. Neacsu, and M. B. Raschke

Optics Express 14, 2921 (2006)[more]


Second-harmonic generation from nanoscopic metal tips: Generalized symmetry selection rules for single nanostructures

By:C. C. Neacsu, G. A. Reider, and M. B. Raschke

Physical Review B 71, 201402 (2005)[more]


Plasmonic light scattering from nanoscopic metal tips

By:C. C. Neacsu, G. Steudle, and M. B. Raschke

Applied Physics B 80, 295 (2005)[more]


Apertureless near-field optical microscopy: tip-sample coupling in elastic light scattering

By:M. B. Raschke and C. Lienau

Applied Physics Letters 83, 5089 (2003)[more]