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Metallization of silicon nanowires and SERS response from a single metal-lized nanowire
C. Fang, , L. Linn, N. Balasubramanian
Published in Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society
Pages: 266 - 268
A simple method was developed to metallize silicon nanowires using an elec-troless displacement deposition reaction. The resulting metal nanoparticles were self-assembled along a nanowire core to get a metal covering. The silver nanoparti-cles array aggregated along the nanowire was used as a SERS substrate. The en-hancement for SERS response was high even from a single metallized nanowire. The significantly high enhancement came from the close interdistance among the neighbouring nanoparticles aggregated along nanowire by self-assembly. © 2008 CBMS.
About the journal
Journal12th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences - The Proceedings of MicroTAS 2008 Conference
PublisherChemical and Biological Microsystems Society