Facile preparation of SERS-active nanogap-rich Au nanoleaves

Jin Hyung Hong, Yong Kyung Hwang, Jin Yeon Hong, Hee Jin Kim, Sung Jin Kim, Yong Sun Won, Seong Huh

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To simply reduce HAuCl4 using 2-thiophenemethanol in an aqueous solution at room temperature, a novel metallic Au nanostructure with a high SERS activity was obtained. Flat sheet-like Au nanoleaves possessing many nanogap hotspots bound with a large percentage of high-index facets were obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6963-6965
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
StatePublished - 2011


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