We report an effective method to synthesize gold nanorods with tunable longitudinal extinction peak wavelength from 781 to 955 nm depending on the amount of NaCl added. Those as-prepared gold nanorods are helpful for bioimaging.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
Q. Zhan, J. Qian, X. Li, M. Wei, and S. He, "Improving Optical Properties of Gold Nanorods Synthesized via the Effect of Electrolytes," in Asia Optical Fiber Communication and Optoelectronic Exposition and Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SuR4.
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