E-mail a Wiley Online Library Link

Dominik Hühn, Alexander Govorov, Pilar Rivera Gil and Wolfgang J. Parak Photostimulated Au Nanoheaters in Polymer and Biological Media: Characterization of Mechanical Destruction and Boiling Advanced Functional Materials 22

Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201101134

Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

Agglomerated gold nanoparticle clusters embedded in-between multilayered polyelectrolyte matrices are excited optically. The extent of film destruction and the formation of vapor bubbles are shown to be strongly dependent on the conformation of the ambient medium. Especially the heat dissipation in biological media is shown to be entirely different from that in media without salt or protein content.

Complete the form below and we will send an e-mail message containing a link to the selected article on your behalf

Required = Required Field