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Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 40249, 8 pages
Resonant Excitation of Terahertz Surface Plasmons in Subwavelength Metal Holes
1School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-5032, USA
2MPA-CINT, Los Alamos National Laboratory, P. O. Box 1663, MS K771, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
3Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, 2 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117542
Received 27 September 2007; Accepted 12 October 2007
Academic Editor: Yalin Lu
Copyright © 2007 Weili Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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