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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23087–23096

Modification of electric and magnetic dipole emission in anisotropic plasmonic systems

N. Noginova, R. Hussain, M. A. Noginov, J. Vella, and A. Urbas  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23087-23096 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.023087


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Abstract

In order to investigate the effects of plasmonic environments on spontaneous emission of magnetic and electric dipoles, we have studied luminescence of Eu3+ ions in close vicinity to gold nanostrip arrays. Significant changes in the emission kinetics, emission polarization, and radiation patterns have been observed in the wavelength range corresponding to the plasmonic resonance. The effect of the plasmonic resonance on the magnetic dipole transition 5D07F1 is found to be very different from its effect on the electric dipole transitions. This makes Eu3+-containing complexes promising for mapping local distributions of magnetic and electric fields in metamaterials and plasmonic systems.

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OCIS Codes
(240.0310) Optics at surfaces : Thin films
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence
(260.3800) Physical optics : Luminescence
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(310.6870) Thin films : Thin films, other properties

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: June 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 15, 2013
Published: September 23, 2013

Citation
N. Noginova, R. Hussain, M. A. Noginov, J. Vella, and A. Urbas, "Modification of electric and magnetic dipole emission in anisotropic plasmonic systems," Opt. Express 21, 23087-23096 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-20-23087


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