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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 10 — May. 19, 2014
  • pp: 11436–11445

Surface plasmon enhanced photoluminescence of ZnO nanorods by capping reduced graphene oxide sheets

Feng Han, Shuming Yang, Weixuan Jing, Kyle Jiang, Zhuangde Jiang, Huan Liu, and Lei Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 10, pp. 11436-11445 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.011436


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Abstract

A hybrid structure of reduced graphene oxide (rGO) sheets/ZnO nanorods was prepared and its photoluminescence intensity ratio between the UV and defect emission was enhanced up to 14 times. By controlling the reduction degree of rGO on the surface of ZnO nanorods, the UV emission was tuned with the introduction of localized surface plasmons resonance of rGO sheets. The suppression of the defect emission was ascribed to the charge transfer and decreased with the distance between the rGO and ZnO nanorods.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 29, 2014
Published: May 5, 2014

Virtual Issues
Vol. 9, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Feng Han, Shuming Yang, Weixuan Jing, Kyle Jiang, Zhuangde Jiang, Huan Liu, and Lei Li, "Surface plasmon enhanced photoluminescence of ZnO nanorods by capping reduced graphene oxide sheets," Opt. Express 22, 11436-11445 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-10-11436


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