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Copper spherical cavity arrays: Fluorescence enhancement in PFO films

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Author(s):
Spada, Edna R. ; Valente, Gustavo T. ; Pereira-da-Silva, Marcelo A. ; Sartorelli, Maria L. ; Guimaraes, Francisco E. G. ; Faria, Roberto M.
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: Applied Surface Science; v. 392, p. 1181-1186, JAN 15 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

This manuscript addresses the use of a well-ordered antidot copper nanostructure as a active substrate for surface enhancement fluorescence (SEF). The antidot array was produced by electrodeposition and nanosphere lithography and characterized by microscopy technique, its successful application as SEF-active substrates was verified using polyfluorene (PFO) as a probe layer. Atomic force microscopy (AFM) was used to evaluate the regularity of the metal surface as well PFO coated process and confocal laser fluorescence microscopy (CLSM) to determine the behavior exhibited by the fluorescent layer due to the existence of the nanostructured surface. No accumulation PFO in the cavities was detected and the more intense emission regions coincides with the position of the cavities and is at about one order of magnitude higher. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/27047-7 - Optoelectronic properties of organic light-emitting diode containing quantum wells and barriers of biomolecules
Grantee:Gustavo Targino Valente
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 08/57706-4 - National Institute of Science and Technology on Organic Electronics (INEO)
Grantee:Roberto Mendonça Faria
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/11065-0 - Hybrid solar cells: architecture-based photonic and plasmonic effects
Grantee:Edna Regina Spada
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate