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Synthesis of Nanoparticles

  • Jan Becker
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

In this chapter I describe the synthetic methods for the particles used in this work. Initially bare gold nanorods are synthesized , which are used to investigate continuously the growth of bigger nanoparticles and the protein-membrane interaction on a single particle level . To reduce the single particle linewidth and therefore to increase the sensitivity on changes in the refractive index , these rods are coated with a thin silver shell . Another method to increase the sensitivity of nanoparticles is to produce hollow rod-shaped nanorattles, which were synthesized by Yuriy Khalavka . To investigate the polarization depend scattering spectra of different shapes with the RotPOL setup , differently shaped silver nanoparticles like cubes, rods and triangles were synthesized by Luigi Carbone, Yuriy Khalavka and myself.

Keywords

Gold Nanorods Extinction Spectrum Silver Layer Single Particle Level Galvanic Replacement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MainzMainzGermany

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