Journal of Electronic Materials

, Volume 45, Issue 5, pp 2484–2489 | Cite as

Optical Features of Spherical Gold Nanoparticle-Doped Solid-State Dye Laser Medium

  • D. Q. Hoa
  • N. T. H. Lien
  • V. T. T. Duong
  • V. Duong
  • N. T. M. An
Article

Abstract

The development of a new laser medium based on gold nanoparticle/dye-doped polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) has been investigated. In particular, gold nanoparticles with small (16 nm diameter) spherical shape strongly influenced the absorption and fluorescence emission spectra of [2-[2-[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]ethenyl]-6-methyl-4H-pyran-4-ylidene]-propanedinitrile (DCM) laser dye. Fluorescence quenching and enhancement of DCM emission were observed for various concentrations of gold nanoparticles (GNPs). Fluorescence intensity enhancement was recorded for the sample containing 1.5 × 1010 par/mL GNPs and doped with 3 × 10−5 mol/L DCM. Thermal photodegradation was significantly decreased by using low pump energy for laser emission.

Keywords

Nanostructured materials dye laser medium plasmonic effect energy transfer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Q. Hoa
    • 1
  • N. T. H. Lien
    • 1
  • V. T. T. Duong
    • 1
  • V. Duong
    • 1
  • N. T. M. An
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Quantum Electronics, Institute of PhysicsVASTHanoiVietnam

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