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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Apr. 28, 2008
  • pp: 6202–6208

Surface plasmon resonance in CdSe semiconductor coated with gold nanoparticles

A.K. Pradhan, R.B. Konda, H. Mustafa, R. Mundle, O. Bamiduro, U.N. Roy, Y. Cui, and A. Burger  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 6202-6208 (2008)

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We have grown CdSe semiconductor films on glass substrates and the films were coated with Au nanoparticles of 10 nm in size by the pulsed-laser deposition technique. The films demonstrate a large enhancement of Raman intensity and photoluminescence of CdSe semiconductor via excitation of surface plasmon resonances in proximate gold metal nanoparticles deposited on the surface of CdSe film. These observations suggest a variety of approaches for improving the performance of devices such as photodetectors, photovoltaics, and related devices, including biosensors.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: February 20, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 3, 2008
Published: April 18, 2008

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A. K. Pradhan, R. B. Konda, H. Mustafa, R. Mundle, O. Bamiduro, U. N. Roy, Y. Cui, and A. Burger, "Surface plasmon resonance in CdSe semiconductor coated with gold nanoparticles," Opt. Express 16, 6202-6208 (2008)

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