Szunerits, Sabine and Praig, Vera G. and Manesse, Mael and Boukherroub, Rabah (2008) Gold island films on indium tin oxide for localized surface plasmon sensing. NANOTECHNOLOGY, 19 (19).
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Mechanically, chemically and optically stable gold island films were prepared on indium tin oxide (ITO) substrates by direct thermal evaporation of thin gold films (2-6 nm) without the need for pre- or post-coating. The effect of mild thermal annealing (150 degrees C, 12 h) or short high temperature annealing (500 degrees C, 1 min) on the morphology of the gold nanostructures was investigated. ITO covered with 2 nm gold nanoislands and annealed at 500 degrees C for 1 min was investigated for its ability to detect the adsorption of biotinylated bovine serum albumin using local surface plasmon resonance (LSPR), and its subsequent molecular recognition of avidin.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
Analytical Science > Beam methods
|Deposited By:||Anuj Seth|
|Deposited On:||17 Dec 2008 12:13|
|Last Modified:||19 Jan 2009 13:52|
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