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silica-coated gold nanorods

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2011 Most recent source

Composition

Image only illustrates the order and placement of components as described in literature.

1

gold

Type Single Compound
Formula Au
Role core
2

polyethylene glycol

PEG
Type Polymer
Formula
Role layer
3

silicon dioxide

silicic oxide silica
Type Single Compound
Formula SiO2
Role layer

Properties

General physical and chemical properties

Property Value Nanomaterial Variant Source
absorption cross-section dependent on silica thickness

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Applications

Area Application Nanomaterial Variant Source
diagnostics

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Characterization

Method Nanomaterial Variant Source
scanning electron microscopy

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Biological effects

Preparation

Method 1

Type: Chemical synthesis
Source:
Starting materials
Product

silica-coated gold nanorods

Thickness: 5.5 - 80 nm

Medium/Support: none

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