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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 24460–24467

Multi-level surface enhanced Raman scattering using AgOx thin film

Ming Lun Tseng, Chia Min Chang, Bo Han Cheng, Pin Chieh Wu, Kuang Sheng Chung, Min-Kai Hsiao, Hsin Wei Huang, Ding-Wei Huang, Hai-Pang Chiang, Pui Tak Leung, and Din Ping Tsai  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 24460-24467 (2013)

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Ag nanostructures with surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) activities have been fabricated by applying laser-direct writing (LDW) technique on silver oxide (AgOx) thin films. By controlling the laser powers, multi-level Raman imaging of organic molecules adsorbed on the nanostructures has been observed. This phenomenon is further investigated by atomic-force microscopy and electromagnetic calculation. The SERS-active nanostructure is also fabricated on transparent and flexible substrate to demonstrate our promising strategy for the development of novel and low-cost sensing chip.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(310.3840) Thin films : Materials and process characterization
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(240.6695) Optics at surfaces : Surface-enhanced Raman scattering

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Thin Films

Original Manuscript: July 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 24, 2013
Published: October 7, 2013

Ming Lun Tseng, Chia Min Chang, Bo Han Cheng, Pin Chieh Wu, Kuang Sheng Chung, Min-Kai Hsiao, Hsin Wei Huang, Ding-Wei Huang, Hai-Pang Chiang, Pui Tak Leung, and Din Ping Tsai, "Multi-level surface enhanced Raman scattering using AgOx thin film," Opt. Express 21, 24460-24467 (2013)

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