TITLE

Nanometer-sized antenna for enhancement of absorption of light by dye molecules

AUTHOR(S)
Zhdanov, Vladimir P.; Kasemo, Bengt
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/8/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p1748
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
One of the ways to increase the absorbance of dye molecules is to optimize the property of their environment. In particular, a dye molecule can be surrounded by a few other molecules absorbing at lower frequencies. Our analysis indicates that the amplification factor of such nanometer-sized antennas may be up to about 200. © 2004 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
12405700

 

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