Near-field two-photon-induced photoluminescence from single gold nanorods and imaging of plasmon modes

Kohei Imura, Tetsuhiko Nagahara, Hiromi Okamoto*

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We investigated the two-photon-induced photoluminescence properties of single gold nanorods by scanning near-field spectroscopy. The process was found to be initiated by a sequential one-photon absorption for creating a pair of an electron and a hole in the sp and d bands. Photoluminescence is then radiated when the electron near the Fermi surface recombines with the hole near the X and L symmetry points. The polarization characteristics of emitted photons from the X and L regions were found to be different. These characteristics can be understood by the crystalline structure and the band structure of the gold nanorod. We found characteristic spatial oscillatory features along the long axis of the nanorods in photoluminescence excitation images. The images were well reproduced by density-of-states maps of the nanorods calculated with Green's dyadic method and were attributed to the spatial characteristics of the wave functions of the plasmon modes inside the nanorods.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)13214-13220
ページ数7
ジャーナルJournal of Physical Chemistry B
109
27
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2005 7月 14
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 物理化学および理論化学
  • 表面、皮膜および薄膜
  • 材料化学

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