Silver nanoparticles with broad multiband linear optical absorption

Osman M. Bakr, Vincenzo Amendola, Christine M. Aikens, Wim Wenseleers, Rui Li, Luca Dal Negro, George C. Schatz, Francesco Stellacci*

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Abstract

A simple one-pot method produces silver nanoparticles coated with aryl thiols that show intense, broad nonplasmonic optical properties. The synthesis works with many aryl-thiol capping ligands, including water-soluble 4- mercaptobenzoic acid. The nanoparticles produced show linear absorption that is broader, stronger, and more structured than most conventional organic and inorganic dyes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5921-5926
Number of pages6
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume48
Issue number32
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 27 2009

Keywords

  • Cluster compounds
  • Luminescence
  • Quantum dots
  • Surface plasmon resonance
  • Thiols

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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