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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Swiss-Cross Plasmonic Nanostructures

Caption: When the two arms of this Swiss-cross nanostructure oscillate in phase, symmetric phonons are produced. When the arms oscillate out of phase, anti-symmetric phonons are generated. The differences enable the detection of nanoscale motion.

Credit: Image courtesy of Xiang Zhang group, Berkeley Lab

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