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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Feb. 29, 2012

Gold nanostars as thermoplasmonic nanoparticles for optical heating

R. Rodríguez-Oliveros and José A. Sánchez-Gil  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 621-626 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.000621


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Abstract

Gold nanostars are theoretically studied as efficient thermal heaters at their corresponding localized surface-plasmon resonances (LSPRs). Numerical calculations are performed through the 3D Green’s Theorem method to obtain the absorption and scattering cross sections for Au nanoparticles with star-like shape of varying symmetry and tip number. Their unique thermoplasmonic properties, with regard to their (red-shifted) LSPR wavelentgh, (∼ 30-fold increase) steady-state temperature, and scattering/absorption cross section ratios, make them specially suitable for optical heating and in turn for cancer thermal therapy.

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OCIS Codes
(170.5180) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photodynamic therapy
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: September 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 2, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 6, 2011
Published: December 23, 2011

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Vol. 7, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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R. Rodríguez-Oliveros and José A. Sánchez-Gil, "Gold nanostars as thermoplasmonic nanoparticles for optical heating," Opt. Express 20, 621-626 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-1-621


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