Contact: David Barnstone
University of Rochester
Caption: Far-field photons excite silver nanowire plasmons. The wire plasmons propagate to the wire's distal end where they efficiently interact with the two-dimensional material semiconductor molybdenum disulfide (MoS2). The plasmons are absorbed in the MoS2 creating excitons that subsequently decay converting back into propagating photons.
Credit: Illustration by Michael Osadciw, Creative Services, University of Rochester
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