Table 1

Summary of representative experimental results showing the important relationship between the LSPR energy and emission energy in order to attain the best enhancement

Emitting materials and configurations

Peak emission energy (nm)

Metal used

Optical properties of metal layer

Enhancement

References


InGaN/GaN multiple QW

463

Ag

Transmittance exhibits absorption from 396 to 455 nm

32.2% with an 100-mA current

Kwon et al. [33]

Alq3 thin film

525

Au

A peak in absorption at 510 nm

20-fold

Fujiki et al. [34]

InGaN/GaN QW

550

Ag

A dip in transmission at about 550 nm

150% in peak intensity with a 20-mA current

Yeh et al. [36]

InGaN/GaN QW

465

Au

A dip in transmission in 511 nm

180% with a 20-mA current

Sung et al. [37]

Organic poly

575

Ag

Large absorption from 330 to 500 nm

Sixfold

Qiu et al. [41]

Si QD

600

Ag

A peak in absorption at 535 nm

Reaches maximum at 530 nm

Kim et al. [42]

ZnMgO alloys

357

Pt

Extinction band near 350 nm

Sixfold

You et al. [44]

ZnO film

380

Ag

Extinction band near 370 nm

Threefold

Cheng et al. [45]

Si-on-insulator

1,140

Ag

A dip in transmission at about 520 nm

2.5-fold in peak intensity

Pillai et al. [48]

CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals

580

Au

A peak in absorption at about 600 nm

30-fold

Pompa et al. [53]

Si QD

775

Ag

A dip in transmission at 710 nm

Twofold, with the peak blue shifts

Biteen et al. [54]

GaN

440

Ag

A dip in transmission at about 440 nm

Twofold

Mak et al. [62]


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