Fractal patterning of nanoparticles on polymer films and their SERS capabilities

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dc.contributor.author Amarandei, George
dc.contributor.author O'Dwyer, Colm
dc.contributor.author Arshak, Arousian
dc.contributor.author Corcoran, David
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-17T11:11:40Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-17T11:11:40Z
dc.date.issued 2013-08-27
dc.identifier.citation Amarandei, G., O’Dwyer, C., Arshak, A. and Corcoran, D. (2013) 'Fractal Patterning of Nanoparticles on Polymer Films and Their SERS Capabilities', ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5(17), pp. 8655-8662. doi: 10.1021/am402285e en
dc.identifier.volume 5 en
dc.identifier.startpage 8655 en
dc.identifier.endpage 8662 en
dc.identifier.issn 1944-8244
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6140
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/am402285e
dc.description.abstract We demonstrate control, via electro-hydrodynamic (EHD) induced polymer instabilities and nanoparticle mobility, of hierarchical fractal arrangements of gold nanoparticles on patterned thin polymer films. The induced changes in the film curvature enhance fractal formation for high and not for low mobility nanoparticles. The high mobility nanoparticles cluster in circular fractal networks on the rims of a hexagonally ordered array of EHD-induced polymer peaks. These arrangements exhibit plasmonic properties for surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) spectroscopy. en
dc.description.sponsorship European Commission, Seventh Framework Programme ((MRTN-CT-2004005728 (PATTERNS)); Science Foundation Ireland (SFI funded National Access Programme (Project NAP 200):; en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Chemical Society (ACS) en
dc.relation.uri https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/am402285e
dc.rights © 2013 American Chemical Society. This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/am402285e en
dc.subject Electro-hydrodynamic instabilities en
dc.subject Nanoparticles en
dc.subject Patterning en
dc.subject SERS en
dc.subject Thin polymer films en
dc.subject Surface enhanced Raman scattering en
dc.title Fractal patterning of nanoparticles on polymer films and their SERS capabilities en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colm O'Dwyer, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: c.odwyer@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-05-15T23:29:54Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 231550499
dc.contributor.funder Seventh Framework Programme en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.odwyer@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7::SP3::PEOPLE/239426/EU/Control and Application of Field Induced Polymer Patterns/POLYPATT en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Short Term Travel Fellowship (STTF)/07/SK/B1232a - STTF 11/IE/Optical Probing of Phase Changes in Inverse opal Photonic Crystal Li-on Battery Electrodes/ en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Stokes Professorship & Lectureship Programme/07/SK/B1232a/IE/Colm ODwyer/ en


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