20. Fluorescent Quenching Gold Nanoparticles: Potential Biomedical Applications

  1. Chris D. Geddes
  1. Xiaohua Huang1,
  2. Ivan H. El-Sayed2 and
  3. Mostafa A. El-Sayed1

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470642795.ch20

Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence

Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence

How to Cite

Huang, X., El-Sayed, I. H. and El-Sayed, M. A. (2010) Fluorescent Quenching Gold Nanoparticles: Potential Biomedical Applications, in Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence (ed C. D. Geddes), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470642795.ch20

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laser Dynamics Laboratory, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia, Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0400, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer, Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470228388

Online ISBN: 9780470642795



  • fluorescent quenching;
  • gold nanoparticles;
  • biomédical applications;
  • surface plasmon resonance;
  • Raman spectroscopy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Surface Plasmon Resonance of Gold Nanoparticles

  • Enhanced Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles

  • Particle-Fluorophore Interactions

  • Biomedical Applications

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements