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plasmon

 [plaz´mon]
the hereditary factors of the cytoplasm of an oocyte.

plas·mon

(plaz'mŏn),
The total of the extrachromosomal genetic determinants of the eukaryotic cell cytoplasm.
Synonym(s): plasmotype
[cytoplasm + -on]

plasmon

/plas·mon/ (plaz´mon) the hereditary factors of the egg cytoplasm.

plasmon

(plăz′mŏn′)
n.
1. The aggregate of cytoplasmic or extranuclear genetic material in an organism.
2. A quantum of collective electron oscillation in a metal, considered as a quasiparticle and analogous to the oscillations of a plasma consisting of stationary positive ions and a gas of electrons.

plasmon

An antiquated term for the sum of intracellular DNA exclusive of nuclear DNA, and according to some, also exclusive of mitochondrial DNA; individual fragments of DNA had been termed plastogenes.

plas·mon

(plaz'mon)
The total of the extrachromosomal genetic properties of the eukaryotic cell cytoplasm.
[cytoplasm + -on]

plasmon

extrachromosomal hereditary factors.
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Topological insulators another fascinating quantum material that is metallic on its surface, insulating in its bulk and locks electronic spin to current direction will be shown to support plasmons and spin-plasmons (a plasmon travelling with a spin wave).
Some of the light that hits the metal around the holes gets channeled by the plasmons through the holes instead of being reflected.
Waveguide components utilizing surface plasmon (SP) modes were found to combine huge optical bandwidth and compactness of electronics, and plasmonics thereby became considered as the next chip-scale technology.
Surface Plasmon Polariton Gap Waveguide and Its Applications (K Tanaka)