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Improved light injection and enhanced Raman scattering in microfabricated opaque structures
Author(s): Jonathan V. Thompson; Brett H. Hokr; Vladislav V. Yakovlev
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We demonstrate both theoretically and experimentally that a proper surface modification of a highly scattering material can substantially improve light coupling into turbid medium and increase the photon life-time in this medium. As a practical example, we demonstrate that such amended excitation geometry leads to a factor of 100 improved Raman signal efficiency.

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Date Published: 23 February 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10112, Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures VII, 101120S (23 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2252775
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Jonathan V. Thompson, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Brett H. Hokr, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Vladislav V. Yakovlev, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10112:
Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures VII
Ali Adibi; Shawn-Yu Lin; Axel Scherer, Editor(s)

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