Enhancing the Performance of Random Lasers - Effects of Localised Surface Plasmons and Resonance Energy Transfer

Judith M. Dawes, Wan Zakiah Wan Ismail, Ewa M. Goldys, David W. Coutts

Abstract

We investigate the effect of different gain media and different scattering media in random lasers. We demonstrate an increase in the emission intensity and efficiency of random lasing by incorporating gold rather than dielectric alumina nanoparticles. There is a trade-off between enhancing the random laser performance due to the localised surface plasmon resonance field effects and reduction in performance due to fluorescence quenching by the gold nanoparticles. We use fluorescence resonant energy transfer between dye molecules to extend the wavelength range of emission.

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M. Dawes J., Wan Ismail W., Goldys E. and Coutts D. (2016). Enhancing the Performance of Random Lasers - Effects of Localised Surface Plasmons and Resonance Energy Transfer . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-174-8, pages 158-161. DOI: 10.5220/0005744001580161


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics16,
author={Judith M. Dawes and Wan Zakiah Wan Ismail and Ewa M. Goldys and David W. Coutts},
title={Enhancing the Performance of Random Lasers - Effects of Localised Surface Plasmons and Resonance Energy Transfer},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2016},
pages={158-161},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005744001580161},
isbn={978-989-758-174-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Enhancing the Performance of Random Lasers - Effects of Localised Surface Plasmons and Resonance Energy Transfer
SN - 978-989-758-174-8
AU - M. Dawes J.
AU - Wan Ismail W.
AU - Goldys E.
AU - Coutts D.
PY - 2016
SP - 158
EP - 161
DO - 10.5220/0005744001580161