Hollow spherical gold nanoparticle superstructures with tunable diameters and visible to near-infrared extinction

Chen Zhang, Yong Zhou, Andrea Merg, Chengyi Song, George C. Schatz*, Nathaniel L. Rosi

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Abstract

Hollow spherical gold nanoparticle superstructures with tunable diameters (∼40 nm, ∼70 nm and ∼150 nm) and visible to near-infrared surface plasmon resonances (545 nm, 670 nm, and 740 nm) are prepared using a single peptide conjugate, C6-AA-PEPAu, as the structure-directing agent. Computational models are developed to understand their optical properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12328-12332
Number of pages5
JournalNanoscale
Volume6
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 7 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science

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