Optical Memory and Neural Networks

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 60–65 | Cite as

Influence of the metallic nanoparticles on the arabinogalactan optical properties

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Abstract

Metallic nanoparticles are a powerful tool of modern photonics allowing one to modify and control the optical properties of materials. Arabinogalactan (AG)—a complex organic molecule, offers a convenient way for nanoparticle fabrication due to its chemical properties. In the current paper the refractive index and optical transparency of arabinogalactan and AG-nanoparticle composite was studied by means of wavelength-domain interferometry.

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metallic nanoparticles wavelength-domain interferometry arabinogalactan refractive index measurement dispersion measurement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Ushakov
    • 1
  • N. B. Radchuk
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Ushakov
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State Polytechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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