Nanoplasmonics Research Lab

Invited Papers

  1. H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, A. Forbes, M. V. Berry, M. R. Dennis, D. L. Andrews, M. Mansuripur, C. Denz, C. Alpmann, P. Banzer, T. Bauer, E. Karimi, L. Marrucci, M. Padgett, M. Ritsch-Marte11, N. M Litchinitser, N. P. Bigelow, C. Rosales-Guzmán, A. Belmonte, J. P. Torres, T. W. Neely, M. Baker, R. Gordon, A. B. Stilgoe, J. Romero, A. G. White, R. Fickler, A. E Willner, G. Xie, B. McMorran, A. M. Weiner, "Roadmap on Structured Light," J. Optics 19, 013001, (2017). download
  2. R. Gordon, "Sensors: Single-ion detection," Nature Photonics 10, 697-698 (2016). download
  3. A. A. Al Balushi, A. Kotnala, S. Wheaton, R. M. Gelfand, Y. Rajashekara, R. Gordon, "Label-free free-solution nanoaperture optical tweezers for single molecule protein studies," Analyst 140, 4760 - 4778 (2015). download
  4. Y. Pang, R. Gordon, "Nanophotonics using a subwavelength aperture in a metal film," Nanotechnology Reviews, 1(4), 339-362 (2012). download
  5. R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo, D. Sinton, K. L. Kavanagh, "Resonant Optical Transmission through Hole-Arrays in Metal Films: Physics and Applications," Laser and Photonics Reviews 4(2),311-335 (2010). download
  6. R. Gordon, "Commentary: Extraordinary optical transmission for surface-plasmon-resonance-based sensing," J. Nanophotonics, Vol. 2, 020305 (2008). download free -- open access
  7. R. Gordon, D. Sinton, K. L. Kavanagh and A. G. Brolo,"A new generation of sensors based on extraordinary optical transmission," Accounts of Chemical Research, 41 (8), 1049-1057, (2008). download
  8. D. Sinton R. Gordon A. G. Brolo, "Nanohole arrays in metal films as optofluidic elements: progress and potential," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 4(1-2), 107-116 (2008) download .
  9. P. Marthandam, A. G. Brolo, D. Sinton, K. L. Kavanagh, M. Moffitt, R. Gordon, "Nanoholes in metals with applications to sensors and spectroscopy," Int. J. Nanotech., 5, 1058-1081, (2008).


  1. C. C. Hsueh, R. Gordon, J. Rottler, "Dewetting during Terahertz Vibrations of Nanoparticles," Nano Letters ASAP (2018). download
  2. B. C. Choi, H. Xu, G. Hajisalem, R. Gordon, "Localized surface plasmon resonance enhanced magneto-optical Kerr effect in Ni80Fe20 thin films coated with Au nanorods", Applied Physics Letters 112, 022403 (2018). download
  3. T. DeWolf, R. Gordon, "Complex coupled mode theory electromagnetic mode solver," Optics Express 25(23), 28337-28351 (2017). download
  4. A. Jooshesh, F. Fesharaki, V. Bahrami-Yekta, M. Mahtab, T. Tiedje, T. E. Darcie, R. Gordon, "Plasmon-enhanced LT-GaAs/AlAs heterostructure photoconductive antennas for sub-bandgap terahertz generation," Optics Express 25, 22140-22148 (2017). download
  5. S. Chen, R. Gordon, "An Analytic Approach to Nanofocusing with Pyramidal Horn Antennas," Plasmonics (2017). download
  6. F. Fesharaki, A. Jooshesh, V. Bahrami-Yekta, M. Mahtab, T. Tiedje, T. E. Darcie, R. Gordon, "Plasmonic Antireflection Coating for Photoconductive Terahertz Generation," ACS Photonics 4, 1350-1354 (2017). download
  7. D. Xiang, J. Wu, R. Gordon, "Coulomb Blockade Plasmonic Switch," Nano Letters, 17 (4), 2584-2588 (2017). download
  8. G. Hajisalem, M. S. Nezami, R. Gordon, "Switchable Metal-Insulator Phase Transition Metamaterial," Nano Letters 17, 2940-2944 (2017). download
  9. M. Ghorbanzadeh, S. Jones, M. K. Moravvej-Farshi, R. Gordon, " Improvement of Sensing and Trapping Efficiency of Double Nanohole Apertures via Enhancing the Wedge Plasmon Polariton Modes with Tapered Cusps," ACS Photonics 4, 1108-1113 (2017). download
  10. M. K. Dezfouli, R. Gordon, S. Hughes, "Modal theory of modified spontaneous emission of a quantum emitter in a hybrid plasmonic photonic-crystal cavity system," Phys. Rev. A 95, 013846 (2017). download
  11. J. Wu, D. Xiang, R. Gordon, "Monitoring Gold Nanoparticle Growth in situ via the Acoustic Vibrations Probed by Four-Wave Mixing," Anal. Chem. , 89 (4), 2196-2200 (2017). download
  12. J. Wu, D. Xiang, G. Hajisalem, F.C. Lin, J.S. Huang, R. Gordon, "Probing the acoustic vibrations of complex-shaped metal nanoparticles with four-wave mixing," Optics Express 24, 23747-23754 (2016).
  13. W. Li, N.W. Kuehne, E. Dallin, R. Gordon, F. Hof, "A supramolecular indicator displacement assay for acetyl amantadine, a proxy biomarker for spermidine/spermine N 1-acetyltransferase (SSAT) activity," Canadian Journal of Chemistry 94, 969-975 (2016).
  14. T. DeWolf, R. Gordon, "Theory of Acoustic Raman Modes in Proteins," Physical Review Letters 117, 138101 (2016). download
  15. D. Xiang, J. Wu, J. Rottler, R. Gordon. "Threshold for Terahertz Resonance of Nanoparticles in Water," Nano Letters 16 (6), 3638-3641(2016). download
  16. D. Xiang, R. Gordon. "Nanoparticle Acoustic Resonance Enhanced Nearly Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing," ACS Photonics 3, 1421-1425. download
  17. M. S. Nezami, D. Yoo, G. Hajisalem, S.-H. Oh, R. Gordon. "Gap Plasmon Enhanced Metasurface Third-Harmonic Generation in Transmission Geometry," ACS Photonics (2016). download
  18. J. Wu, D. Xiang, R. Gordon, "Characterizing gold nanorods in aqueous solution by acoustic vibrations probed with four-wave mixing," Opt. Express 24(12), 12458-12465 (2016). download .
  19. H. Xu, S. Jones, B.-C. Choi, R. Gordon. "Characterization of Individual Magnetic Nanoparticles in Solution by Double Nanohole Optical Tweezers," Nano Letters 16, 2639-2643 (2016). download
  20. M. S. Nezami, R. Gordon, "Localized and propagating surface plasmon resonances in aperture-based third harmonic generation," Optics Express 23, 32006-32014 (2015). download
  21. A. Jooshesh, V. Bahrami-Yekta, J. Zhang, T. Tiedje, T. E. Darcie, R. Gordon, "Plasmon-Enhanced below Bandgap Photoconductive Terahertz Generation and Detection," Nano Letters 15, 8306-8310 (2015). download
  22. H. Xu, G. Hajisalem, G. M. Steeves, R. Gordon, B. C. Choi, "Nanorod Surface Plasmon Enhancement of Laser-Induced Ultrafast Demagnetization," Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 15933 (2015). download
  23. Y. Chen, A. Kotnala, L. Yu, J. Zhang, R. Gordon, "Wedge and gap plasmonic resonances in double nanoholes," Opt. Express 23, 30227-30236 (2015). download
  24. R. Regmi, A. A. Al Balushi, H. Rigneault, R. Gordon, J. Wenger, "Nanoscale volume confinement and fluorescence enhancement with double nanohole aperture," Scientific Reports 5, 15852 (2015). download
  25. S. Jones, A. A. Al Balushi, R. Gordon, "Raman spectroscopy of single nanoparticles in a double-nanohole optical tweezer system," J. Opt. (Fast Track Communication) 17, 102001, (2015). download .
  26. Ghazal Hajisalem, Dennis K. Hore, and Reuven Gordon, "Interband transition enhanced third harmonic generation from nanoplasmonic gold," Opt. Mater. Express 5, 2217-2224 (2015). download .
  27. Y. Chen, L. Yu, J. Zhang, R. Gordon, "Effective wavelength scaling of rectangular aperture antennas," Optics Express, 23, 10385-10395 (2015). download
  28. S. Wheaton and R. Gordon, "Molecular Weight Characterization of Globular Proteins using Optical Nanotweezers," Analyst 140, 4799 - 4803 (2015). download
  29. W. Su, X. Li, J. Bornemann and R. Gordon, "Theory of nanorod antenna resonances including end-reflection phase," Phys. Rev. B 91, 165401 (2015). download
  30. S. Wheaton, R. M. Gelfand, R. Gordon, "Probing the Raman-active acoustic vibrations of nanoparticles with extraordinary spectral resolution," Nature Photonics 9, 68-72 (2015). download
  31. A. Kotnala, S. Wheaton, R. Gordon, "Playing the notes of DNA with light: extremely high frequency nanomechanical oscillations," Nanoscale, 7, 2295-2300 (2015). download
  32. G. Hajisalem, M. S. Nezami, R. Gordon, "Probing the quantum tunneling limit of plasmonic enhancement by third harmonic generation," Nano Letters 14(11),6651-6654 (2014). download
  33. A. Zehtabi-Oskuie, A. A. Zinck, R. M Gelfand, R. Gordon, "Template stripped double nanohole in a gold film for nano-optical tweezers," Nanotechnology 25, 495301 (2014). download
  34. A. Jooshesh, L. Smith, M. Masnadi-Shirazi, V. Bahrami-Yekta, T. Tiedje, T. E. Darcie, R. Gordon, "Nanoplasmonics Enhanced Terahertz Sources," Optics Express, 22(23), 27992-28001 (2014). download
  35. R. M. Gelfand, S. Wheaton, R. Gordon, "Cleaved fiber optic double nanohole optical tweezers for trapping nanoparticles," Optics Letters, 39(22), 6415-6417 (2014). download
  36. Jian Wu, Wei Li, Ghazal Hajisalem, Ariella Lukach, Eugenia Kumacheva, Fraser Hof, and Reuven Gordon, "Trace cancer biomarker quantification using polystyrene-functionalized gold nanorods," Biomedical Optics Express, 5(12), 4101-4107 (2014). download
  37. A. A. Al Balushi, R. Gordon, "A Label-Free Untethered Approach to Single-Molecule Protein Binding Kinetics," Nano Letters 14 (10), 5787-5791 (2014). download
  38. G. Cao, G. Hajisalem, W. Li, F. Hof, R. Gordon, "Quantification of an exogeneous cancer biomarker in urinalysis by Raman spectroscopy," Analyst 139, 5375-5378 (2014). download
  39. S. Chen, S. Jin, R. Gordon, "Subdiffraction Focusing Enabled by a Fano Resonance," PRX , 4, 031021, (2014). download
  40. A. Kotnala, R. Gordon, "Double nanohole optical tweezers visualize protein p53 suppressing unzipping of single DNA-hairpins," Biomedical Optics Express, 5(6), 1886-1894 (2014). download
  41. S. Chen, S. Jin, R. Gordon, "Super-transmission from a finite subwavelength arrangement of slits in a metal film", Optics Express, 22(11), 13418-13426 (2014). download
  42. A. A. Al Balushi, R. Gordon, " Label-Free Free-Solution Single-Molecule Protein.Small Molecule Interaction Observed by Double-Nanohole Plasmonic Trapping," ACS Photonics, 1(5), 389-393 (2014). download
  43. G. Hajisalem, Q. Min, R. Gelfand, R. Gordon, "Effect of surface roughness on self-assembled monolayer plasmonic ruler in nonlocal regime," Optics Express, 22(8), 9604-9610 (2014). download
  44. A. Kotnala, R. Gordon, "Quantification of High-Efficiency Trapping of Nanoparticles in a Double Nanohole Optical Tweezer," Nano Letters , 14 (2), 853-856 (2014). download
  45. A. Kotnala, D. DePaoli, R. Gordon, "Sensing Nanoparticles Using a Double Nanohole Optical Trap," Lab Chip , 13, 4142-4146 (2013). download
  46. A. Al Balushi, A. Zehtabi-Oskuie, R. Gordon, "Observing single protein binding by optical transmission through a double nanohole aperture in a metal film," Biomedical Optics Express, 4(9), 1504-1511 (2013). download
  47. B. Heshmat, M. Masnadi-Shirazi, R. B. Lewis, J. Zhang, T. Tiedje, R. Gordon and T. E. Darcie, "Enhanced Terahertz Bandwidth and Power from GaAsBi-based Sources," Advanced Optical Materials, 1(10), 714-719 (2013). download
  48. K. Liu, A. Ahmed, S. Chung, K. Sugikawa, G. Wu, Z. Nie, R. Gordon, E. Kumacheva, "In Situ Plasmonic Counter for Polymerization of Gold Nanorods in Solution," ACS Nano , 7(7), 5901-5910(2013). download
  49. H. Jiang, R. Gordon, "Nonlinear Plasmonics: Four-photon nearfield photolithography using optical antennas," Plasmonics, 8(4), 1655-1665 (2013). download.
  50. G. A. Cervantes Tellez, S. Hassan, R. N. Tait, P. Berini, R. Gordon, "Atomically Flat Symmetric Elliptical Nanohole Arrays in a Gold Film for Ultrasensitive Refractive Index Sensing," Lab Chip, 13, 2541-2546(2013). download.
  51. A. Zehtabi-Oskuie, H. Jiang, B. Cyr, D. Rennehan, A. Al-Balushi, R Gordon, "Double nanohole optical trapping: Dynamics and protein-antibody co-trapping," Lab Chip, 13, 2563-2568 (2013). download.
  52. C. Escobedo, Y.-W. Chou, M. Rahman, X. Duan, R. Gordon, D. Sinton, A. G. Brolo, J. Ferreira, "Quantification of ovarian cancer markers with integrated microfluidic concentration gradient and imaging nanohole surface plasmon resonance," Analyst 138, 1450-1458 (2013). download
  53. J. Bergeron, A. Zehtabi-Oskuie, S. Ghaffari, Y. Pang, R. Gordon, "Optical Trapping of Nanoparticles," J. Vis. Exp. (71), e4424 (2013). download Open access sponsored by Thorlabs .
  54. C. Zamecnik, A. Ahmed, C. Walters, R. Gordon, G. C. Walker, "SERS using Lipid Encapsulated Plasmonic Nanoparticles and J-Aggregates to Create Locally Enhanced Electric Fields," J. Phys. Chem. C 117(4), 1879-1886 (2013). download
  55. G. Hajisalem, A. Ahmed, Y. Pang, R. Gordon, "Plasmon hybridization for enhanced nonlinear optical response," Optics Express, 20(28), 29923-29930 (2012). download
  56. A. Zehtabi-Oskuie, J. G. Bergeron, R. Gordon, "Flow-dependent double-nanohole optical trapping of 20 nm polystyrene nanospheres," Scientific Reports, 2, 966 (2012). download
  57. B. Heshmat, H. Pahlevaninezhad, Y., Pang, M. Masnadi-Shirazi, R. B. Lewis, T. Tiedje, R. Gordon, T. E. Darcie, "Nanoplasmonic Terahertz Photoconductive Switch on GaAs," Nano Letters, 12(12), 6255-6259 (2012). download
  58. G. Cervantes Tellez, A. Ahmed, R. Gordon, "Optimizing the resolution of nanohole arrays in metal films for refractive-index sensing," Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing , 109(4), 775-780 (2012). download
  59. I. Mukherjee, R. Gordon, "Analysis of hybrid plasmonic-photonic crystal structures using perturbation theory," Optics Express 20(15), 16992-17000 (2012). download
  60. Z. Mohammadi, C. P. van Vlack, S. Hughes, J. Bornemann, R. Gordon, "Vortex electron energy loss spectroscopy for near-field mapping of magnetic plasmons," Optics Express 20(14), 15024-15034 (2012). download
  61. A. Ahmed, R. Gordon, "Single Molecule Directivity Enhanced Raman Scattering using Nanoantennas," Nano Letters 12(5), 2625-2630, (2012). download
  62. R. Gordon, "Limits for superfocusing with evanescent wave amplification," Optics Letters 37(5), 912-914, (2012). download
  63. A. Lee, A. Ahmed, D. P. dos Santos. N. Coombs, J. I. Park, R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo, E. Kumacheva, "Side-by-Side Assembly of Gold Nanorods Reduces Ensemble-Averaged SERS Intensity," J. Physical Chemistry C 116(9), 5538-5545 (2012). download
  64. C. Escobedo, C., A. G. Brolo, R. Gordon, D. Sinton, "Optofluidic Concentration: Plasmonic Nanostructure as Concentrator and Sensor," Nano Letters 12(3), 1592-1596 (2012). download
  65. J. Ferreira, F. S. Teixeira, A. R. Zanatta, M. C. Salvadoi, R. Gordon, O. N. Oliveira, "Tailored SERS substrates obtained with cathodic arc plasma ion implantation of gold nanoparticles into a polymer matrix," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 2050-2055, (2012). download
  66. A. Ahmed, Y. Pang, G. Hajisalem, R. Gordon, "Antenna Design for Directivity-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy," Int. J. Optics, 2012, 729138, (2012). download
  67. Y. Pang, R. Gordon, "Optical trapping of a single protein," Nano Letters , 12(1), 402-406 (2012). download
  68. G. F. S. Andrade, Q. Min, R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo, "Surface-Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering on Gold Concentric Rings: Polarization Dependence and Intensity Fluctuations," J. Phys. Chem. C 116(4), 2672-2676 (2012). download
  69. I. Mukherjee, G. Hajisalem, R. Gordon, "One-step integration of metal nanoparticle in photonic crystal nanobeam cavity," Optics Express 19(23), 22462-22469 (2011). download
  70. S. Bin Hasan, R. Filter, A. Ahmed, R. Vogelgesang, R. Gordon, C. Rockstuhl, F. Lederer, "Relating localized nanoparticle resonances to an associated antenna problem," Phys. Rev. B 84, 195405 (2011). download
  71. C. Escobedo, S. Vincent, A. I. K. Choudhury, J. Campbell, A. G. Brolo, D. Sinton, R. Gordon, Integrated nanohole array surface plasmon resonance sensing device using a dual-wavelength source, J. Micromechanics and Microengineering , 21(11) 115001 (2011). download
  72. Y. Pang, R. Gordon, "Optical Trapping of 12 nm Dielectric Spheres Using Double-Nanoholes in a Gold Film," Nano Letters 11 (9), 3763-3767, (2011). download
  73. S.F. Romanuik, S.M. Grist, B.L. Gray, D. Hohertz, K.L. Kavanagh, N. Gulzar, J.K. Scott, R. Nirwan, C. Hui, A.G. Brolo, R. Gordon "Detecting Antibodies Secreted by Trapped Cells Using Extraordinary Optical Transmission," IEEE Sensors 11(11), 2732-2739 (2011). download
  74. A-P. Blanchard-Dionne, L. Guyot, S. Patskovsky, R. Gordon, M. Meunier, "Intensity based surface plasmon resonance sensor using a nanohole rectangular array," Optics Express 19(16), 15041-15046 (2011). download
  75. A. Ahmed, R. Gordon, "Directivity Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy using Nanoantennas", Nano Letters 11(4), 1800-1803 (2011). download
  76. M. Das, D. Hohertz, R. Nirwan, A. Brolo, K. Kavanagh, R. Gordon, "Improved performance of nanohole surface plasmon resonance sensors by the integrated response method," IEEE Photonics Journal 3(3) 441-449, (2011). download.
  77. A. Lee, G. F. S. Andrade, A. Ahmed, M. L. Souza, N. Coombs, E. Tumarkin, K. Liu, R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo, E. Kumacheva, "Probing Dynamic Generation of Hot-Spots in Self-Assembled Chains of Gold Nanorods by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (19), 7563-7570 (2011). download.
  78. S. F. Romanuik, S. M. Grist, M. Haq, B. L. Gray, N. Gulzar, J. K. Scott, D. Hohertz, K. L. Kavanagh, R. Nirwan, C Hui, A. G. Brolo, R. Gordon, "Microfluidic Trapping of Antibody-secreting Cells," J. Medical and Biological Engineering 31(2), 121-128 (2011). download .
  79. B. Heshmat, D. Li, T. E. Darcie, R. Gordon, "Tuning plasmonic resonances of an annular aperture in metal plate," Optics Express 19(7), 5912-5923 (2011). download
  80. A. Weber-Bargioni, A. Schwartzberg, M. Cornaglia, A. Ismach, J. J. Urban, Y. Pang, R. Gordon, J. Bokor, M. B. Salmeron, D. F. Ogletree, P. Ashby, S. Cabrini, P. J. Schuck, "Hyperspectral Nanoscale Imaging on Dielectric Substrates with Coaxial Optical Antenna Scan Probes," Nano Letters 11 (3), 1201-1207 (2011). download
  81. Q. Min, Y. Pang, D. J. Collins, N. A. Kuklev, K. Gottselig, D. W. Steuerman, R. Gordon, "Substrate-based platform for boosting the surface-enhanced Raman of plasmonic nanoparticles," Optics Express 19(2), 1648-1655 (2011). download
  82. L. Neumann., Y. Pang, A. Houyou., M. L. Juan., R. Gordon, N. F. van Hulst, "Extraordinary Optical Transmission Brightens Near-Field Fiber Probe," Nano Letters 11(2), 355-360 (2011). download
  83. C. Escobedo, A. G. Brolo., R. Gordon, D. Sinton, "Flow-Through vs Flow-Over: Analysis of Transport and Binding in Nanohole Array Plasmonic Biosensors," Analytical Chemistry 82(24), 10015-10020, (2010). download
  84. D. Li, R. Gordon, "Electromagnetic transmission resonances for a single annular aperture in a metal plate," Phys. Rev. A 82, 041801(R) (2010). download
  85. A. Ahmed, M. Liscidini, R. Gordon, "Design and Analysis of High-Index-Contrast Gratings Using Coupled Mode Theory," IEEE Photonics Journal , 2(6), 884-893, (2010). download
  86. Q. Min, C. Chen, P. Berini, R. Gordon, "Long range surface plasmons on asymmetric suspended thin film structures for biosensing applications," Opt. Express 18, 19009-19019 (2010). download
  87. M. L. Juan, R.Gordon, Y. Pang, F. Eftekhari, R. Quidant,"Self-induced back-action optical trapping of dielectric nanoparticles," Nature Physics, 5, 915-919 (2009). download
  88. R. Gordon, "Reflection of Cylindrical Surface Waves," Optics Express, 17(21), 18621-18629, (2009). download .
  89. R. Gordon, "Proposal for superfocusing at visible wavelengths using radiationless interference of a plasmonic array," Physical Review Letters, 102, 207402 (2009). download .
  90. Q. Min and R. Gordon, "Squeezing light into subwavelength metallic tapers: single mode matching method," J. Nanophoton. , 3, 033505 (2009). download free -- open access .
  91. Fatemeh Eftekhari, Carlos Escobedo, Jacqueline Ferreira, Xiaobo Duan, Emerson M. Girotto, Alexandre G. Brolo, Reuven Gordon, David Sinton, "Nanoholes as Nanochannels: Flow-through Plasmonic Sensing," Analytical Chemistry 81 (11),4308-4311, (2009). download
  92. R. Gordon, A. I. K. Choudhury, T. Lu "Gap plasmon mode of eccentric coaxial metal waveguide," Optics Express 17(7), 5311-5320, (2009). download
  93. Y. Pang, A. N. Hone, P. P. M. So and R. Gordon, "Total optical transmission through a small hole in a metal waveguide screen," Optics Express 17(6), 4433-4441, (2009). download
  94. Y. Pang and R. Gordon, "Metal nano-grid reflective wave plate," Optics Express 17(4), 2871-2879, (2009). download
  95. Jacqueline Ferreira, Marcos J. L. Santos, Mohammad M. Rahman, Alexandre G. Brolo, Reuven Gordon, David Sinton and Emerson M. Girotto, "Attomolar Protein Detection Using in-Hole Surface Plasmon Resonance," J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 131(2), 436-437 (2009). download
  96. Q. Min, Marcos J. L. Santos, E. M. Girotto, A. G. Brolo, R. Gordon "Localized Raman Enhancement from a Double-Hole Nanostructure in a Metal Film," J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (39), 15098-15101, (2008). download
  97. J. Anema, P. Marthandam, R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo " Enhanced Raman Scattering from Nanoholes in a Copper Film," J. Phys. Chem. C, 112 (44), pp 17051-17055, (2008). download
  98. M. T. Cha and R. Gordon, "Spatially Filtered Feedback for Mode Control in Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers," IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Technology, 26(24), 3892-3900, (2008). download .
  99. J. T. Blakely, R. Gordon and D. Sinton, "Flow-Dependent Optofluidic Particle Trapping and Circulation," Lab on Chip 8, 1350 - 1356, (2008). download
  100. R. Gordon, R., M. Kawano, J.T. Blakely and D. Sinton, "Optohydrodynamic theory of particles in a dual-beam optical trap," Physical Review B 77(24), 245125, (2008). download
  101. Q. Min and R. Gordon, "Surface Plasmon Microcavity for Resonant Transmission through a Slit in a Gold Film," Optics Express, 16(13), 9708-9713 (2008). download
  102. F. Eftekhari, R. Gordon , J. Ferreira , A. G. Brolo, Dave Sinton, "Polarization-dependent sensing of a self-assembled monolayer using biaxial nanohole arrays," Applied Physics Letters 92, 253103 (2008). download
  103. M. Kawano, R. Gordon, J. T. Blakely, D. Sinton, "Theory of dielectric microsphere dynamics in a dual-beam optical trap," Optics Express, 16(13), p. 9306-9317 (2008). download
  104. F. Afshinmanesh, A. Marandi, P.P.M. So, R. Gordon, "Proposal for Compact Optical Filters Using Large Index Step Binary Super-Gratings," IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett., 20(9), 676-678 (2008). download
  105. F. Eftekhari, R. Gordon, "Enhanced second harmonic generation from non-centrosymmetric nano-hole arrays in a gold film," IEEE JSTQE, 14(6), 1552-1558 (2008). download
  106. Q. Min, B. Claus, P. Marthandam and R. Gordon, "Plasmonic Bragg Reflectors: Optimization and Application to Isolation," IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 14(6), p. 1502-1508, (2008). download
  107. R. Gordon, "Bethe's theory for aperture arrays," Phys. Rev. A, 76, 053806, (2007) download .
  108. P. Marthandam and R. Gordon, "Polarization-controlled diffraction from a quasicrystal nanohole array in a gold film," J. Opt. A, 9, 1140-1143, (2007) download .
  109. P. Marthandam and R. Gordon, "Plasmonic Bragg reflectors for enhanced extraordinary optical transmission through nano-hole arrays in a gold film," Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 12995-13002, (2007) download
  110. F. Eftekhari and R. Gordon, "Geometric optics method for surface plasmon integrated circuits," Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 18, pp. 11595-11600, (2007). download
  111. R. Gordon, "Angle-dependent optical transmission through a narrow slit in a thick metal film," Phys. Rev. B., 75, 193401 (2007). download
  112. R. Gordon, J. T. Blakely, D. Sinton, "Particle Optical Self-Trapping," Phys. Rev. A. , 75, 055801 (2007). download
  113. A. De Leebeeck, L. K. S. Kumar, V. de Lange, D. Sinton, R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo, "On-Chip Surface-Based Detection with Nano-Hole Arrays," Analytical Chemistry , 79(11), 4094 - 4100 (2007). download
  114. M. C. Hughes and R. Gordon, "Optical transmission properties and enhanced loss for randomly positioned apertures in a metal film," Applied Physics B, 87(2), 239-242 (2007). download
  115. A. Lesuffleur, L. K. S. Kumar, A. G. Brolo, K. L. Kavanagh, and R. Gordon, "Apex-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Using Double-Hole Arrays in a Gold Film," J. Phys. Chem. C. , 111(6), 2347 - 2350 (2007). download
  116. V. de Lange, K. Sun, and R. Gordon, "Inside vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers: Extracting the refractive index from spatial-spectral mode images," IEEE J. Quant. Electronics, 43(3), 225-229. (2007). download
  117. A. Lesuffleur, L.K.S. Kumar, and R. Gordon, "Apex-enhanced second-harmonic generation by using double-hole arrays in a gold film," Phys. Rev. B. 75(04), 045423 (2007). download
  118. R. Gordon, "Vectorial method for calculating the Fresnel reflection of surface plasmon polaritons," Physical Review B 74(15), 153417, (2006). download
  119. L. K. S. Kumar, R. Gordon, "Overlapping double-hole nanostructure in a metal film for localized field enhancement," IEEE J. Special Topics Quantum Electronics , 12(6), 1228-1232 (2006). download
  120. R. Gordon, "Non-degenerate phase-locking of a semiconductor laser by sideband injection," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters , 18(21), 2248-2250, (2006). download
  121. F. J. Garcia-Vidal, L. Martin-Moreno, E. Moreno, L.K.S. Kumar, and R. Gordon, "Transmission of light through a single rectangular hole in a real metal," Physical Review B , 74(15), 153411 (2006). download
  122. L. K. S. Kumar, A. Lesuffleur, and R. Gordon, "Double nanohole apex-enhanced transmission in metal films," Applied Physics B 84, 25-28, (2006). download
  123. A. Lesuffleur, L.K.S. Kumar, R. Gordon, "Enhanced second harmonic generation from nanoscale double-hole arrays in a gold film," Applied Physics Letters , 88(26), 261104, (2006). download
  124. R. Gordon,"Near-field interference in subwavelength double-slit in a perfect conductor," Journal of Optics A , 8, L1-L3, (2006). download
  125. R. Gordon, L.K.S. Kumar, A.G. Brolo, "Resonant light transmission through a nanohole in a metal film," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 5, 291-294, (2006). download
  126. A. G. Brolo, Shing C. Kwok, M.D. Cooper, M.G. Moffitt, C.-W. Wang, R. Gordon, J. Riordon, K. L. Kavanagh, "Surface plasmon-quantum dot coupling from arrays of nanoholes," Journal of Physical Chemistry A , 110, 8307-8313 (2006). download
  127. R. Gordon, "Light in a subwavelength slit in a metal: Propagation and reflection," Physical Review B , 73(15), 153405, (2006). download
  128. R. Gordon, "Fabry-Perot semiconductor laser injection locking," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics , 42, 353-355 (2006). download
  129. A. G. Brolo, S. C. Kwok, M. G. Moffitt, R. Gordon, J. Riordon, and K. L. Kavanagh, "Enhanced Fluorescence from Arrays of Nanoholes in a Gold Film," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127(42), 14936 - 14941, (2005). download
  130. R. Gordon, M. Hughes, B. Leathem, K. L. Kavanagh, and A. G. Brolo, "Basis and Lattice Polarization Mechanisms for Light Transmission through Nanohole Arrays in a Metal Film," Nano Letters 5(7), 1243-1246, (2005). download
  131. R. Gordon and A. G. Brolo, "Increased cut-off wavelength for a subwavelength hole in a real metal," Optics Express , 13(6), 1933-1938, (2005). download
  132. R. Gordon, "Harmonic oscillation in a spatially finite array waveguide," Optics Letters 29(23), 2752-2754, (2004).
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  134. A. G. Brolo, E. Arctander, R. Gordon, B. Leathem, and Karen L. Kavanagh, "Nanohole-Enhanced Raman Scattering," Nano Letters 4(10), 2015-2018 (2004).
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  136. A. G. Brolo, R. Gordon, B. Leathem, and K. L. Kavanagh, "Surface plasmon sensor based on the enhanced light transmission through arrays of nanoholes in gold films," Langmuir 20(12), 4813-4815, (2004). download
  137. R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo, A. McKinnon, A. Rajora, B. Leathem, K. L. Kavanagh, "Strong polarization in the optical transmission through elliptical nanohole arrays," Physical Review Letters 92(3), 037401 (2004). download
  138. R. Gordon, A. P. Heberle, J. R. A. Cleaver, "Measuring the above-threshold group-velocity dispersion and gain curvature of a semiconductor laser by pulse propagation techniques," J. Opt. Soc. America B 21(1), 29-35 (2004). download
  139. R. Gordon, A. P. Heberle, J. R. A. Cleaver, "Transverse Mode-locking in Microcavity Lasers," Applied Physics Letters, 81(24), 4523-4525 (2002). download
  140. R. Gordon, A. P. Heberle, A. J. Ramsay, J. R. A. Cleaver, "Experimental Coherent Control of Lasers," Physical Review A 65(5), 1803-1806 (2002). download
  141. R. Gordon, J. M. Xu, "Lateral Mode Dynamics of Semiconductor Lasers," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 35(12), 1904-1911 (1999). download
  142. X. Fu, G. L. Tan, R. Gordon, J. M. Xu, "3rd Order Nonlinearity Induced Frequency Locking in High Power Operation of Narrow Ridge Semiconductor Lasers," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 34(12), 1147-1454 (1998). download
  143. I. A. Avrutsky, R. Gordon, R. Clayton, J. M. Xu, "Investigations of the Spectral Characteristics of 980-nm InGaAs-GaAs-AlGaAs Lasers," IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics 33(12), 1801-1809 (1997). download


  1. R. Gordon, S. Wheaton, R. Gelfand, "Laser tweezer system for measuring acoustic vibrations of nanoparticles," Provisional Patent Application No. 61/992,831, May 13, 2014.
  2. C. Escobedo, D. Sinton, R. Gordon, A. G. Brolo,"Flow Through Metallic Nanohole Arrays," USPTO Patent Application 13/110,598 Filed May 18, 2011.
  3. Y. Pang, R. Gordon, "System for trapping and modifying single protein molecules using a double nanohole structure," USPTO Patent Application 61/682,642, Filed August 13, 2012.
  4. T. Darcie, R. Gordon, B. Heshmat, "Improved interlaced terahertz transceiver using plasmonics resonance," USPTO Patent 61/714,626, Filed October 16, 2012, granted 2014.
  5. R. Gordon, B. Cheng, R. Bux, B. Ramjiawam, A. Ahmed, F. A. Hof, "Detection and quantification of acetylamantadine in urine samples," USPTO Patent Application 61/785,159, Filed March 14, 2013.
  6. A. P. Heberle, R. Gordon, T. Tanaka, "Optical Pulse Generator," Hitachi Ltd., EP1317035 , published on 04.06.03.
  7. A. P. Heberle, R. Gordon, T. Tanaka, "Optical Pulse Generator," Hitachi Ltd., Japan JP2003168840 .

Magazine Contributions

  1. R. Gordon, "Surface Plasmon Nanophotonics: A Tutorial", IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, 2(3), 12-18, (2008). download
  2. R. Gordon, "Nanoplasmonics: Reaching out to the Single Molecule," IEEE Photonics Society Newsletter, 26(6), 4-8 (2012). download

Book Chapters

  1. R. Gordon, "Probing of Magnetic Plasmons with Vortex Electron Beams," in Singular and Chiral Nanoplasmonics, ed. S. Borinska and N. Zheludev, Pan Stanford, (2014).
  2. A. G. Brolo, R. Gordon and D. Sinton, "Nanohole Arrays in Metal Films as Integrated Chemical Sensors and Biosensors", in "Optical Guided-wave Chemical and Biosensors I" Ed. M. Zourob, A. Lakhtakia, Springer (2010).
  3. D. Sinton, R. Gordon, and A. G. Brolo, "Nanoplasmonics and Optofluidics" in "CRC Handbook on Optofluidics" Ed. A. R. Hawkins, H. Schmidt, CRC Press, (2010).

University of Victoria

23 Sept 2015

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