The application of gold surfaces and particles in nanotechnology

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dc.contributor.author Ford, M
dc.contributor.author Masens, CD
dc.contributor.author Cortie, MB
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-26T04:12:57Z
dc.date.issued 2006-01
dc.identifier.citation Surface Review Letters, 2006, 12 (2-3), pp. 297 - 307
dc.identifier.issn 0218-625X
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/746
dc.description.abstract Gold is widely used in nanotechnology, for example as a substrate in forming self-assembled monolayers or as nanoparticles for their unique optical and chemical properties. In this paper we give an overview of the properties of gold relevant to its potential application in molecular-scale devices and present some of our recent computational predictions. Density functional calculations of molecular adsorption onto gold surfaces were used to investigate the effect of surface symmetry and identify new linking schemes for self-assembled monolayers. Adsorption energies of methythiolate (SCH3) onto the (111), 9100) and (110) surfaces of gold are predicted to be 39.3, 48.4 and 51.1 kcal/mol respectively and demonstrate that selective functionalisation of the surfaces is possible. Phosphine molecules with at least two hydrogen atoms substituted for methyl groups are predicted to form Au-P surface bonds with energies of about 13-20 kcal/mol.
dc.publisher World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.title The application of gold surfaces and particles in nanotechnology
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Surface Review Letters
dc.journal.volume 2-3
dc.journal.volume 12
dc.journal.number 2-3 en_US
dc.publocation Singapore en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 297 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 307 en_US
dc.cauo.name INT en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0206 Quantum Physics
dc.for 030603 Colloid and Surface Chemistry
dc.personcode 020302
dc.personcode 020323
dc.percentage 20 en_US
dc.classification.name Colloid and Surface Chemistry en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords self-assembled monolayers, density functional theory, nanotechnology
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
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utslib.collection.history General Collection (ID: 346) [2015-05-15T14:11:23+10:00]
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