Au monolayer film coating with graphene oxide for surface enhanced Raman effect

  • Qiang Ma
  • Xianpei Ren
  • Liuqing Pang
  • Min Zhu
  • Yuzhen Zhao
  • Siyi Ding
  • Shaopeng Tian
  • Huaping Ren
  • Zongcheng Miao
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Abstract

A self-terminated electrochemical atomic layer deposition process is developed to fabricate Au monolayer (ML) film layer-by-layer. It is found that the under potential deposited hydrogen (Hupd) provides perfect termination after each ML deposition and the further ML growth can be replicated after a surface activation using a positive potential to remove the Hupd layer. Voltammetric measurements, deposition current analysis, and EQCM show clear characteristics of UPD hydrogen surface termination and the ML deposition. Both XRR and HREED confirm the Au ML film formation. Moreover, the Au ML film appears to be effective for surface enhanced Raman effect of GO on the Au ML film.

Keywords

Au monolayer Atomic layer deposition EQCM X-ray reflectivity Electrodeposition Au SERS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qiang Ma
    • 1
  • Xianpei Ren
    • 2
  • Liuqing Pang
    • 3
  • Min Zhu
    • 1
  • Yuzhen Zhao
    • 1
  • Siyi Ding
    • 1
  • Shaopeng Tian
    • 1
  • Huaping Ren
    • 1
  • Zongcheng Miao
    • 1
  1. 1.Lab of Organic Polymer Photovoltaic MaterialsSchool of Science, Xijing UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.School of Physics and Electronic EngineeringSichuan University of Science and EngineeringZigongChina
  3. 3.Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology (IEMN) UMR CNRS 8520University LilleLilleFrance

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