Ultrafast Plasmonic Electron Emission from Ag Nanolayers with Different Roughness

István Márton, Viktor Ayadi, Péter Rácz, Tomasz Stefaniuk, Piotr Wróbel, Péter Földi, Péter Dombi

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We demonstrate ultrafast plasmonic electron emission and acceleration from Ag nanolayers having different roughness. We obtained the spectrum of the electrons and found that the surface roughness deeply influences the properties of the electron spectra. Numerical simulations on propagating surface plasmons coupled to localized plasmons on surface grains support the observations. Applications related to ultrafast electron sources and ultrafast photocathodes are envisaged.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)811-816
Number of pages6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2016



  • Electron emission
  • Nanoparticles
  • Surface plasmons
  • Ultrafast phenomena

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry

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