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Surface Plasmon Resonance

  1. Matthew J Fivash

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003861



How to Cite

Fivash, M. J. 2005. Surface Plasmon Resonance. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005


Surface plasmon resonance is an optical resonance effect where the backside of a thin conductive mirror affects the angle at which there is a minimum of reflected light.


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