We have experimentally verified that the emission of visible light from dye doped polymers can be enhanced with the use of surface plasmon coupling. We have observed an eleven-fold enhancement of light emission.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.3680) Optoelectronics : Light-emitting polymers
T. D. Neal, K. Okamoto, and A. Scherer, "Enhanced Light Emission from Dye Doped Polymer Layers Using Surface Plasmons," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuE4.
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