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Silver nanoparticle impregnated polycarbonate substrates for plasmonic applications

L.Lagonigro1, T.Hasell2, S.Rohrmoser3, S.M.Howdle2, P.J.A.Sazio1, P.G.Lagoudakis3, A.C.Peacock1

1. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2. School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
3. School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, UK

Abstract

We present a new class of plasmonic substrates where silver nanoparticles are impregnated into a polycarbonate host. The substrates are shown to be exceptional candidates for SERS and metal enhanced fluorescence applications.


IEEE/LEOS 2009 Winter Topicals Innsbruck 12-14 Jan (2009)

doi: 10.1109/LEOSWT.2009.4771648

Southampton ePrint id: 65798

 

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