Rationally designed SERS active silica coated silver nanoparticles

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A reproducible method for the successful silica coating of silver nanoparticles is reported. A selection of tri-functional reporter molecules were designed to allow controlled synthesis of silica shelled, dye coded, SERS active silver nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4415-4417
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • resonance raman scattering
  • gold
  • fluorescence
  • particles
  • sams
  • dyes
  • dna
  • TIC - Bionanotechnology

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