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Controlling the polarization state of rare earth emissions in tellurite glasses from plasmonic nano antennas

Grant number: 20/04835-3
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2021
Effective date (End): November 30, 2024
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Condensed Matter Physics
Principal Investigator:Euclydes Marega Junior
Grantee:Gaston Lozano Calderón
Host Institution: Instituto de Física de São Carlos (IFSC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/07276-1 - CEPOF - Optics and Photonic Research Center, AP.CEPID
Associated scholarship(s):22/05478-5 - Controlling the polarization state of rare-earth emissions in tellurite glasses from plasmonic nanostructures, BE.EP.DR


The following proposal has a scientific research character with potential technological applications in nano-photonics. The control of the polarization state in the infrared region of the emission of Er3 +, Tm3 + and Ho3 + ions doped in a tellurite oxide glass matrix is the basis for a wide field of applications. This control might be possible using plasmonic nano-antennas arrangements manufactured in metallic metal films such as silver, gold or aluminium. Besides to increase the local electric field in the regions close to the nano-antenna (metal/substrate interface), nano-antennas in the form of nano-cavities are capable of increasing certain modes and can generate which is called extraordinary optical transmission of light. The control of the polarization of light is obtained by modifying the geometry of these nano-antennas, and will provide us with a domain under the state of polarization of light. From a scientific point of view, the mechanisms responsible for this control are still the object of study and are giving rise to new concepts (effects) in quantum plasmonic. (AU)

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Scientific publications (5)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CLABEL H, J. L.; NAZRIN, S. N.; LOZANO C, G.; PEREIRA DA SILVA, M.; LI, M. SIU; MAREGA JR, E.. Activation energy and its fluctuations at grain boundaries of Er3+:BaTiO3 perovskite thin films: Effect of doping concentration and annealing temperature. VACUUM, v. 194, . (20/04835-3, 13/07276-1)
LOZANO, C. G.; RIVERA, V. A. G.; MESSADDEQ, Y.; MAREGA, E.. Thermometry and optical study of Er3+-Yb3+doped tellurite glasses as a suitable candidate for optical fibre. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, v. 948, p. 9-pg., . (13/07276-1, 20/04835-3, 22/05478-5)
LOZANO, G. C.; SILVA, O. B.; FERRI, F. A.; RIVERA, V. A. G.; MAREGA, E.. Demonstration of multiple quantum interference and Fano resonance realization in far-field from plasmonic nanostructure in Er3+-doped tellurite glass. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v. 12, n. 1, p. 8-pg., . (20/04835-3, 13/07276-1)
CLABEL, H. J. L.; PAULA, KELLY T.; PEREIRA-DA-SILVA, M. A.; VOLLET-FILHO, J. D.; MAREGA, J. E.; MENDONCA, C. R.. Fabrication of micro patterns on BaTiO3:Er3+/Yb3+perovskite films by femtosecond laser micromachining. Applied Surface Science, v. 634, p. 10-pg., . (21/11484-5, 20/04835-3)
LOZANO, G. C.; CHACALIAZA-RICALDI, J.; CLABEL, J. L. H.; MESSADDEQ, Y.; RIVERA, V. A. G.; MAREGA JR, E.. Improving emission performance and bandwidth broadening of the Er3+-doped tellurite-tungsten glasses at 1.5 mu m via Pr3+ions. Journal of Luminescence, v. 260, p. 7-pg., . (13/07276-1, 20/04835-3, 22/05478-5)

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