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

Zhdanov, Vladimir P.; Kasemo, Bengt
March 2004
Applied Physics Letters;3/8/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p1748
Academic Journal
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.


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