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  • Vol. 65, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2011
  • pp: 144–151

Assessing Metal Nanofabricated Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Activity and Reproducibility

Jason Guicheteau, Steven Christesen, Darren Emge, Phillip Wilcox, and Augustus W. Fountain

Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 65, Issue 2, pp. 144-151 (2011)


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Abstract

Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) has been shown to be an effective technique for increasing the detection sensitivity in chemical and biological applications. SERS has a distinct advantage over normal Raman spectroscopy, with enhancements typically greater than 104 over the normal Raman signal; however, this advantage in sensitivity comes with a caveat: controlling the spectroscopic reproducibility and enhancement activity of metal nanostructured substrates can be difficult. We present a survey and subsequent data analysis performed on several nanostructured substrates designed for SERS, including silver and gold colloids, silver nanorods, gold nanoshells, and commercially manufactured gold nanostructures.

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Jason Guicheteau, Steven Christesen, Darren Emge, Phillip Wilcox, and Augustus W. Fountain, "Assessing Metal Nanofabricated Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Activity and Reproducibility," Appl. Spectrosc. 65, 144-151 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/as/abstract.cfm?URI=as-65-2-144


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