TITLE

Coupled surface plasmon-polariton mediated photoluminescence from a top-emitting organic light-emitting structure

AUTHOR(S)
Wedge, S.; Wasey, J. A. E.; Barnes, W. L.; Sage, I.
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/12/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p182
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report strong photoluminescence from a top-emitting organic light-emitting structure where emission takes place through a thin (55 nm) silver film. We show that this emission is mediated via coupled surface plasmon-polariton modes. Our results show that the addition of a dielectric grating to otherwise planar structures, such as surface-emitting organic light-emitting diodes, may offer a way to increase the external efficiency of top-emitting organic light-emitting diodes.
ACCESSION #
13719763

 

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