Nikolai V. Mitetelo
, Sergei E. Svyakhovskiy
Alexandra D. Gartman
, Alexander A. Tepanov
and Anton I. Maydykovskiy
Received 12 March 2017; revised 3 May 2017; accepted 20 June 2017
Here we demonstrate the composition of a 3D
porous quartz matrix infiltrated by silver nanoparticles as a
possible application for surface enhanced Raman scattering
(SERS) investigations. Various types of infiltration
techniques applied for the incorporation of plasmonic Ag
nanoparticles inside the pores are considered. We observe an
enhancement of the second harmonic generation intensity,
two-photon luminescence and nonlinear absorption in the
composite metal–dielectric structures in the spectral vicinity
of the localized surface plasmon resonance in silver
nanoparticles, which confirms the related amplification of the
local field effects in these 3D composite structures.
resonance, second harmonic generation, local field, porous
quartz, silver nanoparticles
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