Vibrations of coupled nanoparticules


This page presents the vibration eigenmodes of two identical elastically-isotropic silver spheres (diameters 10 nm) whose centers are 9 nm apart. The overlapping of the two spheres ensure a mechanical coupling.

See: Vibrations of weakly-coupled nanoparticles, L. Saviot & D. B. Murray, Phys. Rev. B 81, 235432 (2010) ( doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.235432, 0912.1743 )

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