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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 10 — Jul. 19, 2010

Surface plasmon-coupled emission from shaped PMMA films doped with fluorescence molecules

D. G . Zhang, K. J. Moh, and X.-C. Yuan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 12185-12190 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.012185


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Abstract

Surface plasmon-coupled emission from shaped PMMA films doped with randomly oriented fluorescence molecules was investigated. Experimental results show that for different shapes, such as triangle or circular structures, the SPCE ring displays different intensity patterns. For a given shape, it was observed that the relative position and polarization of an incident laser spot on the shaped PMMA can be used to adjust the fluorescence intensity distribution of the SPCE ring. The proposed method enables controlling the fluorescence emission in azimuthal direction in addition to the radial angle controlled by common SPCE, which will further enhances the fluorescence collection efficiency and has applications in fluorescence sensing, imaging and so on.

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OCIS Codes
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: March 17, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2010
Published: May 25, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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D. G . Zhang, K. J. Moh, and X.-C. Yuan, "Surface plasmon-coupled emission from shaped PMMA films doped with fluorescence molecules," Opt. Express 18, 12185-12190 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-12-12185


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