Organic materials for plasmonics:nanoscale light-confinement using J-aggregates

Samuel T Holder, Martin Lopez-Garcia, Ruth Oulton, Sara Nunez-Sanchez

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In this work we demonstrate that a variety of J-aggregatescan be used to make organic materials that confine lighton the nanoscale. J-aggregate thin films were prepared byspin-coating a mixture of J-aggregate and a polymer ma-trix. A selection of J-aggregate thin films were chosenwith metal-like optical properties from green to red wave-lengths. The potential of these films for nanoscale light-confinement was then tested by coupling to the surface-exciton-polariton (SEP) mode of each film, using Fourierimaging spectroscopy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication10th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2019


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