Model of the effective-medium approximation for nanostructured layers with the account of interparticle interactions and its ellipsometric registration

E. G. Bortchagovsky, A. Dejneka, L. Jastrabik, V. Z. Lozovski, T. O. Mishakova

Abstract


Here we discuss the deficiencies of standard Effective-Medium Approximation in the application to thin layers and propose the model, which overcomes those problems for 2-dimensional case. Ellipsometry of layers of gold nanoparticles reveals the discussed interparticle interactions in such layers.

Keywords


effective-medium approximation, thin films, nanoparticles, Green function, spectroscopic ellipsometry

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1478/C1V89S1P019