We thank Tevye Kuykendall and Susan Habas for technical assistance and helpful discussions. This work was supported by the Office of Basic Science, Department of Energy. A.R.T. gratefully acknowledges the National Science Foundation for a graduate research fellowship. We thank the National Center for Electron Microscopy for the use of their facilities.
Polyhedral Silver Nanocrystals with Distinct Scattering Signatures†
Article first published online: 22 JUN 2006
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 45, Issue 28, pages 4597–4601, July 10, 2006
How to Cite
Tao, A., Sinsermsuksakul, P. and Yang, P. (2006), Polyhedral Silver Nanocrystals with Distinct Scattering Signatures. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 45: 4597–4601. doi: 10.1002/anie.200601277
- Issue published online: 3 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 22 JUN 2006
- Manuscript Received: 1 APR 2006
- surface plasmon resonance
A scattering of silver: Polyhedral silver nanocrystals display complex and distinct scattering signatures dictated by their shape and size (see picture). The ability to engineer specific plasmon modes should have profound consequences for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, subwavelength optics, and plasmonic transport.