Near-field imaging of surface-enhanced Raman active sites in aggregated gold nanoparticles

Kohei Imura, Hiromi Okamoto, Mohammad K. Hossain, Masahiro Kitajima

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We observed near-field images of aggregates of gold nanospheres, by detecting TPI-PL from gold and Raman scattering from Rhodamine 6G adsorbed on the nanoparticles. The results were analyzed in relation to the localized Raman active site (hot spot) of surface-enhanced Raman scattering.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-79
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan 5
Externally publishedYes


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