Abstract

Anthracene-doped polyphenylsiloxane (PPS) glass containing silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) of appropriate size was synthesized in a form of solid thin films for modifying light emission characteristics. The photoluminescence (PL) emission from the anthracene molecules at 2.95eV was resonantly coupled to the localized surface plasmon (LSP) polariton modes that were induced by the excitation of 30nm sized AgNPs. The increase in absorption of incident photons within a highly scattering medium, energy transfer from the localized excitons to the LSP modes, and the electrostatic Coulomb effects of the excitons in the presence of metal NPs all resulted in a significant enhancement of PL emission. The PL enhancement is dependent on the concentration of the anthracene molecules. The integrated PL intensity enhancement at the optimum concentration of anthracene molecules in the PPS glass with AgNPs is found to exceed 50.

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