Ultrafast Surface-Plasmon Enhancement of Exciton and Defect Luminescence in ZnO Thin Films
1 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6418 USA
2 Department of Physics, Fisk University, Nashville, TN 37208 USA
3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235-1807 USA
Femtosecond pump-probe and photoluminescence measurements in transmission and reflection show that ultraviolet band-edge and visible defect luminescence in ZnO films can be selectively enhanced by coupling to Ag surface-plasmon polaritons or localized surface plasmon resonances.
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