We describe a new method to extract light trapped inside a resonant-cavity LED using surface plasmon modes. Light extraction is obtained by depositing a thin layer of Gold with a subsequent overcoating with a polymer.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
P. A. Porta and H. D. Summers, "Surface Plasmon Mediated Emission from Resonant-Cavity LEDs," 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 CTuN2.
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