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Metal-Dielectric-Enhanced Upconversion: Going"Meso"

  title={Metal-Dielectric-Enhanced Upconversion: Going"Meso"},
  author={Ilia L. Rasskazov and Alexander Moroz and Catherine J. Murphy and Todd D. Krauss and Paul Scott Carney},
A novel concept of a mesocavity , based on a simple yet counter-intuitive idea of covering metal nanoparticles with unusually thick ( & 100 nm) high-index dielectric shells, is demonstrated in technologically relevant and largely sought-after case of an upconversion (UC) enhancement. For readily available combinations of materials and geometrical parameters of metal-dielectric core-shell mesocavity, record high values of UC enhancement of & 10 6 can be achieved on the cavity surface. For… 

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