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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 24793–24798

Stepwise synthesis of cubic Au-AgCdS core-shell nanostructures with tunable plasmon resonances and fluorescence

Xiao-Li Liu, Shan Liang, Fan Nan, Yue-Yue Pan, Jun-Jun Shi, Li Zhou, Shuang-Feng Jia, Jian-Bo Wang, Xue-Feng Yu, and Qu-Quan Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 24793-24798 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.024793


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Abstract

Cubic Au-AgCdS core-shell nanostructures were synthesized through cation exchange method assisted by tributylphosphine (TBP) as a phase-transfer agent. Among intermediate products, Au-Ag core-shell nanocubes exhibited many high-order plasmon resonance modes related to the special cubic shape, and these plasmon bands red-shifted along with the increasing of particle size. The plasmon band of Au core first red-shifted and broadened at the step of Au-Ag2S and then blue-shifted and narrowed at the step of Au-AgCdS. Since TBP was very crucial for the efficient conversion from Ag2S to CdS, we found that both absorption and fluorescence of the final products could be controlled by TBP.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.3900) Materials : Metals
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: July 22, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 30, 2013
Published: October 9, 2013

Citation
Xiao-Li Liu, Shan Liang, Fan Nan, Yue-Yue Pan, Jun-Jun Shi, Li Zhou, Shuang-Feng Jia, Jian-Bo Wang, Xue-Feng Yu, and Qu-Quan Wang, "Stepwise synthesis of cubic Au-AgCdS core-shell nanostructures with tunable plasmon resonances and fluorescence," Opt. Express 21, 24793-24798 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-21-24793


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