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Simulation of plasmonic effects for sensing

Grant number: 17/03596-2
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: May 16, 2017 - June 12, 2017
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal Investigator:Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior
Grantee:Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior
Visiting researcher: Pablo Albella Echave
Visiting researcher institution: Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Spain
Home Institution: Instituto de Física de São Carlos (IFSC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/14262-7 - Nanostructured films from biologically-relevant materials, AP.TEM

Abstract

In this short-time stay, Dr. Pablo Albella will cooperate with our group performing calculations related with the absorption (heating radiation) and scattering of two-dimensional bowtie nanoantenna arrays. These numerical data will be complementary to the theoretical results obtained in our group, as part of the Postdoctorate research project of Jorge Ricardo Mejía Salazar (FAPESP #2016/12311-9), in order to have a complete understanding of experimental results obtained at the National Synchrotron lab (LNLS). Calculations by Dr. Pablo Albella will be performed by using advanced numerical techniques, such as discrete dipole approximation or commercial finite element software such as COMSOL multiphysics or the Finite Difference Time-Domain Method (FDTD). (AU)