Characterisation of gold nanoparticles on substrate

McLeod, Angus R. (2015) Characterisation of gold nanoparticles on substrate. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis investigated the interaction between light and gold nanoparticles, for gold nanoparticles sitting on a variety of surfaces. The work was both experimental and theoretical in nature. Using a custom designed experimental set-up we were able to probe the interaction of light with individual nanoparticles. We were also able to predict the interaction of light with gold nanoparticles sitting on graphene substrates. The work presented lays the groundwork for more extensive investigation of surfaces enhanced by the addition of gold nanoparticles.

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ID Code: 80106
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Vernon, Kristy & Jaatinen, Esa
Keywords: graphene, gold nanoparticle, dark field, spectroscopy, comsol
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 28 Jan 2015 07:30
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:40

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