Plasmonics: Near-Field Enhanced Plasmonic-Magnetic Bifunctional Nanotubes for Single Cell Bioanalysis (Adv. Funct. Mater. 35/2013)

Authors

  • Xiaobin Xu,

    1. Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas Materials Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
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  • Huifeng Li,

    1. Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas Materials Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
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  • Dihan Hasan,

    1. School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
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  • Rodney S. Ruoff,

    1. Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas Materials Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
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  • Alan X. Wang,

    1. School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
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  • D. L. Fan

    Corresponding author
    1. Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas Materials Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    • Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas Materials Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA.
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Abstract

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Unique near-field enhanced plasmonic-magnetic bifunctional nanotubes are fabricated by D. L. Fan and co-workers. Their plasmonic properties are investigated on page 4332 through both experimentation and theoretical modeling. By leveraging the bifunctionality, a nanotube can be precisely transported to a single living Chinese hamster ovary cell amidst many and reveal its membrane chemistry (lipid and protein) with SERS spectroscopy.

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