Au nanostars



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Gold Nanostars

Gold nanostars, owing to their possession of multiple branches with sharp tips, have recently been actively investigated for biosensing and plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy.

Gold Nanostars

*Approximate diameter of the core region.

Selected references on gold nanostars:

(1) L. Rodríguez-Lorenzo, R. de la Rica, R. A. Álvarez-Puebla, L. M. Liz-Marzán, M. M. Stevens, Plasmonic Nanosensors with Inverse Sensitivity by Means of Enzyme-Guided Crystal Growth, Nat. Mater. 2012, 11, 604.

(2) L. Shao, A. S. Susha, L. S. Cheung, T. K. Sau, A. L. Rogach, J. F. Wang, Plasmonic Properties of Single Multispiked Gold Nanostars: Correlating Modeling with Experiments, Langmuir 2012, 28, 8979.

(3) T. K. Sau, A. L. Rogach, M. Döblinger, J. Feldmann, One-Step High-Yield Aqueous Synthesis of Size-Tunable Multispiked Gold Nanoparticles, Small 2011, 7, 2188.

(4) C. Hrelescu, T. K. Sau, A. L. Rogach, F. Jäckel, G. Laurent, L. Douillard, F. Charra, Selective Excitation of Individual Plasmonic Hotspots at the Tips of Single Gold Nanostars, Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 402.

(5) S. K. Dondapati, T. K. Sau, C. Hrelescu, T. A. Klar, F. D. Stefani, J. Feldmann, Label-Free Biosensing Based on Single Gold Nanostars as Plasmonic Transducers, ACS Nano 2010, 4, 6318.

(6) E. S. Allgeyer, A. Pongan, M. Browne, M. D. Mason, Optical Signal Comparison of Single Fluorescent Molecules and Raman Active Gold Nanostars, Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 3816.

(7) X. S. Kou, Z. H. Sun, Z. Yang, H. J. Chen, J. F. Wang, Curvature-Directed Assembly of Gold Nanocubes, Nanobranches, and Nanospheres, Langmuir 2009, 25, 1692.

(8) L. Rodríguez-Lorenzo, R. A. Álvarez-Puebla, I. Pastoriza-Santos, S. Mazzucco, O. Stéphan, M. Kociak, L. M. Liz-Marzán, F. J. García de Abajo, Zeptomol Detection through Controlled Ultrasensitive Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4616.

(9) H.-G. Liao, Y.-X. Jiang, Z.-Y. Zhou, S.-P. Chen, S.-G. Sun, Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles in Deep Eutectic Solvents for Studies of Structure‒Functionality Relationships in Electrocatalysis, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 9100.

(10) F. Hao, C L. Nehl, J. H. Hafner, P. Nordlander, Plasmon Resonances of a Gold Nanostar, Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 729.

(11) C. L. Nehl, H. W. Liao, J. H. Hafner, Optical Properties of Star-Shaped Gold Nanoparticles, Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 683.