Erratum: Plasmon enhanced upconversion luminescence near gold nanoparticles - Simulation and analysis of the interactions (Optics Express (2012) 20 (271-282))

Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.49). 05/2013; 21(9):10606-11. DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.010606
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The procedure used in our previous publication [Opt. Express 20, 271, (2012)] to calculate how coupling to a spherical gold nanoparticle changes the upconversion luminescence of Er3+ ions contained several errors. The errors are corrected here.

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