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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 10 — May. 14, 2007
  • pp: 6374–6379

Visible to infrared photoluminescence from gold nanoparticles embedded in germano-silicate glass fiber

Aoxiang Lin, Dong Hoon Son, Il Ho Ahn, G. Hugh Song, and Won-Taek Han  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 10, pp. 6374-6379 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.006374


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Abstract

Germano-silicate glass fiber containing gold nanoparticles was developed by modified chemical vapor deposition and solution doping processes. Pumping with 488nm Argon ion laser, we firstly report on the visible to infrared photoluminescence of the gold nanoparticles embedded in the core of the germano-silicate fibers. The surface plasmon resonance absorption peak at 498.4nm and the visible to infrared photoluminescence over the range of 600nm~1560nm were found and explained according to the interband and intraband electronic transitions of Au atoms. The averaged quantum efficiencies of the photoluminescence at 833nm and 1536nm were estimated to be 5.75×10-8 and 2.01×10-9, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 26, 2007
Revised Manuscript: May 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 5, 2007
Published: May 8, 2007

Citation
Aoxiang Lin, Dong Hoon Son, Il Ho Ahn, G. Hugh Song, and Won-Taek Han, "Visible to infrared photoluminescence from gold nanoparticles embedded in germano-silicate glass fiber," Opt. Express 15, 6374-6379 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-10-6374


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