Conventional and acoustic surface plasmons on noble metal surfaces: A time-dependent density functional theory study

Jun Yan, Karsten W. Jacobsen, Kristian S. Thygesen
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Physical Review B

Abstract First-principles calculations of the conventional and acoustic surface plasmons (CSPs and ASPs) on the (111) surfaces of Cu, Ag, and Au are presented. The effect of sd interband transitions on both types of plasmons is investigated by comparing results from ...

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