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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 17, 2013
  • pp: 14282–14290

Surface enhanced Raman scattering and plasmon enhanced fluorescence in zinc-tellurite glass

Raja J. Amjad, M. R. Sahar, M. R. Dousti, S. K. Ghoshal, and M. N. A. Jamaludin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 14282-14290 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.014282


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Abstract

We report significant enhancements in Er3+ luminescence as well as in Raman intensity in silver nanoparticles embedded zinc-tellurite glass. Surface enhanced Raman scattering effect is highlighted for the first time in tellurite glass containing silver NPs resulting in an enhanced Raman signal (~10 times). SAED manifest the growth of Ag0 nanoparticles along the (111) and (200) crystallographic planes having average diameter in the range 14-36 nm. Surface plasmon resonance bands are observed in the range 484-551 nm. Furthermore, four prominent photoluminescence bands undergo significant enhancements up to 3 times. The enhancement is majorly attributed to the local field effect of silver NPs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: February 15, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 16, 2013
Published: June 7, 2013

Citation
Raja J. Amjad, M. R. Sahar, M. R. Dousti, S. K. Ghoshal, and M. N. A. Jamaludin, "Surface enhanced Raman scattering and plasmon enhanced fluorescence in zinc-tellurite glass," Opt. Express 21, 14282-14290 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-12-14282


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