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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Jun. 7, 2010
  • pp: 12144–12152

Enhanced emission from BaMgAl10O17:Eu2+ by localized surface plasmon resonance of silver particles

Seong Min Lee and Kyung Cheol Choi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12144-12152 (2010)

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The visible emission of BaMgAl10O17:Eu2+ used for White LED and ACPDPs was enhanced by coupling electric transition with the localized surface plasmon oscillation of nanoscaled Ag particles. Phosphor films including Ag particles were prepared by the spin-coating method. Up to a 36% enhancement of the peak intensity, which was dependent on the morphology and concentration of Ag particles, was obtained. It was verified that the spectral overlap between the LSP energy of metal particle and the emission spectra of phosphor materials decided between the enhancement and quenching of the emission. It was indicated that localized field enhancement due to the LSPR of metal nanoparticles could improve the emission intensity of phosphor doped rare earth ions.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

Original Manuscript: April 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 17, 2010
Published: May 24, 2010

Seong Min Lee and Kyung Cheol Choi, "Enhanced emission from BaMgAl10O17:Eu2+ by localized surface plasmon resonance of silver particles," Opt. Express 18, 12144-12152 (2010)

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