10. Signal Generation with Gold Nanoparticles: Photophysical Properties for Sensor and Imaging Applications

  1. Knut Rurack2 and
  2. Ramón Martínez-Máñez3
  1. Qingshan Wei and
  2. Alexander Wei

Published Online: 16 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470552704.ch10

The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials

The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials

How to Cite

Wei, Q. and Wei, A. (2010) Signal Generation with Gold Nanoparticles: Photophysical Properties for Sensor and Imaging Applications, in The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials (eds K. Rurack and R. Martínez-Máñez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470552704.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Div. I.5 Bioanalytics, BAM Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und–prüfung, Richard-Willstätter-Strasse 11, D-12489 Berlin, Germany

  2. 3

    Instituto de Reconocimiento Molecular y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Centro Mixto Universidad Politécnica de Valencia–Universidad de Valencia. Departamento de Química, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, E-46022 Valencia, Spain

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470376218

Online ISBN: 9780470552704

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Keywords:

  • signal generation with gold nanoparticles - photophysical properties, sensor and imaging applications;
  • surface plasmons - surface plasmon resonance (SPR) and localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR);
  • absorption and scattering of gold nanoparticles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surface Plasmons

  • Absorption Properties of Gold Nanoparticles

  • Scattering Properties of Gold Nanoparticles

  • Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)

  • Surface-Enhanced Fluorescence

  • Photoluminescence

  • Nonlinear Optical Properties

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References