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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13209–13217

Localized surface plasmon enhanced cathodoluminescence from Eu3+-doped phosphor near the nanoscaled silver particles

Seong Min Lee, Kyung Cheol Choi, Dong Hyuk Kim, and Duk Young Jeon  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13209-13217 (2011)

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We elucidate that the luminescence from Eu3+-doped phosphor excited by the electron collision can be modified on location near the metallic nanoparticles. The Eu3+-doped phosphor was fabricated on the nanoscaled Ag particles ranging of 5 nm to 30 nm diameter. As a result of the cathodoluminescence measurements, the phosphor films on the Ag particles showed up to twofold more than that of an isolated phosphor film. Enhanced cathodoluminescence originated from the resonant coupling between the localized surface plasmon of Ag nanoparticles and radiating energy of the phosphor. Cathodoluminescent phosphor for high luminous display devices can be addressed by locating phosphor near the surface of metallic nanoparticles.

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(250.1500) Optoelectronics : Cathodoluminescence
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

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Original Manuscript: April 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 14, 2011
Published: June 23, 2011

Seong Min Lee, Kyung Cheol Choi, Dong Hyuk Kim, and Duk Young Jeon, "Localized surface plasmon enhanced cathodoluminescence from Eu3+-doped phosphor near the nanoscaled silver particles," Opt. Express 19, 13209-13217 (2011)

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