Electrically excited plasmon resonances in hybrid metallic nano-structures as innovative sensor concept in bioanalytics
Conference: Mikro-Nano-Integration - Beiträge des 5. GMM-Workshops
10/08/2014 - 10/09/2014 at Ilmenau, Deutschland
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Dathe, André; Ziegler, Mario; Hübner, Uwe; Stranik, Ondrej; Fritzsche, Wolfgang (Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technologies (IPHT), Jena, Germany)
Investigations on light emission by inelastic tunneling in metal-insulator-semiconductor structures, as concept for a new type of sensor, were performed. Tunneling junctions were designed, fabricated and characterized in terms of electrical performance and as source of electromagnetic radiation. The light emission process is a two stages process. Fluctuations of the current generate propagating surface plasmons, which are subsequently scattered by the structure roughness at the boundaries.