We obtained very bright light emission from CdSe quantum dots (QDs) by using surface plasmon coupling. Both the photoluminescence intensities and decay rates are dramatically increased when QDs are located on evaporated gold films.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
K. Okamoto, S. Vyawahare, and A. Scherer, "Surface Plasmon Enhanced Light Emission from CdSe Quantum Dot Nanocrystals," 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 QTuD3.