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Electrostatics of a Nanowire Including Nonlocal Effects

By Prabath Hewageegana
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 39, 27-36, 2013


We develop a method for calculating transverse static polarizability (per unit length) of a bulk nanowire by taking in to account the temporal and spatial dispersion. To describe these phenomena, we developed analytical theory based on local random-phase approximation and plasmon pole approximation. Our theory is very general in the sense that it can be applied to any material which can be characterized by a bulk dielectric function of the form ε(w,k). The theory is applied to calculate the transverse static polarizability of dielectric nanowire.


Prabath Hewageegana, "Electrostatics of a Nanowire Including Nonlocal Effects," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 39, 27-36, 2013.


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