5. Near-IR Metal Enhanced Fluorescence and Controlled Colloidal Aggregation

  1. Chris D. Geddes
  1. Jon P. Anderson,
  2. Mark Griffiths,
  3. John G. Williams,
  4. Daniel L. Grone,
  5. Dave L. Steffens and
  6. Lyle M. Middendorf

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470642795.ch5

Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence

Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence

How to Cite

Anderson, J. P., Griffiths, M., Williams, J. G., Grone, D. L., Steffens, D. L. and Middendorf, L. M. (2010) Near-IR Metal Enhanced Fluorescence and Controlled Colloidal Aggregation, in Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence (ed C. D. Geddes), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470642795.ch5

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470228388

Online ISBN: 9780470642795



  • metal enhanced fluorescence;
  • controlled colloidal aggregation;
  • fluorescence resonance energy transfer;
  • protein microarrays;
  • small animal imaging


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Metal Enhanced Fluorescence

  • Near-Infrared Metal Enhanced Fluorescence Advantages

  • Near-Infrared MEF on Silver Island Films

  • Colloid Coated Surfaces

  • Nanoparticle Interactions Increase Fluorescence Enhancements

  • Limits of Detection

  • Dynamic Range

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements