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Applied Physics A

, 122:707 | Cite as

“Dry-state” surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS): toward non-destructive analysis of dyes on textile fibers

  • Chiara Zaffino
  • Hoan Thanh Ngo
  • Janna Register
  • Silvia Bruni
  • Tuan Vo-Dinh
Article

Abstract

In the present work, we report the proof of concept of the possibility to identify natural dyes on textiles using surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) detection by means of a simple “dry-state” SERS approach, i.e., exploiting the interactions between a solid nanometallic substrate and dye molecules present on textiles, thus avoiding any extraction or necessity to remove samples. The challenges associated with instrumental constraints related to SERS analysis of bulk materials and possible contamination of artworks with metallic nanoparticles were approached. Different silver nanosubstrates, i.e., nanoislands and films obtained starting from two different metal colloids, were tested for this aim. The study also investigates different parameters associated with the synthesis of nanosubstrates influencing the enhancement of the “dry-state” SERS signals obtained. SERS spectra of anthraquinone red dyes were successfully recorded from reference wool threads using this simple approach. The results illustrate the usefulness of the practical and rapid “dry-state” SERS approach that could open new opportunities toward the non-destructive analysis of dyes in artefacts.

Keywords

SERS Alizarin SERS Spectrum Silver Film SERS Signal 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

Prof. F. Cappitelli, Dr. D.S. Zerla, Dr. D. Maggioni and Dr. M. Gambino are sincerely thanked for having provided their centrifuges for this work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di ChimicaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.Fitzpatrick Institute for PhotonicsDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biomedical EngineeringDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  4. 4.Department of ChemistryDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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