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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2007
  • pp: 3552–3554

Finding electromagnetic and chemical enhancement factors of surface-enhanced Raman scattering

Mykhaylo M. Dvoynenko and Juen-Kai Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 24, pp. 3552-3554 (2007)

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The authors report two methods to determine electromagnetic and chemical enhancement factors in surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS), which are based on saturation property and decay dynamics of photoluminescence and concurrent measurements of photoluminescence and resonance Raman scattering intensities. Considerations for experimental implementation are discussed. This study is expected to facilitate the understanding of SERS mechanisms and the advancement of the usage of SERS in chemical and biological sensor applications.

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OCIS Codes
(290.5860) Scattering : Scattering, Raman
(300.6240) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent transient
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(240.6695) Optics at surfaces : Surface-enhanced Raman scattering

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Original Manuscript: October 3, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 15, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 16, 2007
Published: December 12, 2007

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Mykhaylo M. Dvoynenko and Juen-Kai Wang, "Finding electromagnetic and chemical enhancement factors of surface-enhanced Raman scattering," Opt. Lett. 32, 3552-3554 (2007)

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