We demonstrate a surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate consisting of SiO2-Ag post-cap nanostructures with an underlying silver film. Optimized coupling between freestanding Ag caps and the underlying silver film results in a maximum enhancement factor of 2.38109.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529107
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

Name2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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