Search for the ideal lasmonic nanoshell: the effects of surface scattering and alternatives to gold and silver

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dc.contributor.author Blaber, MG
dc.contributor.author Arnold, MD
dc.contributor.author Ford, MJ
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:43:13Z
dc.date.issued 2009-02-26
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113 (8), pp. 3041 - 3045
dc.identifier.issn 1932-7447
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8436
dc.description.abstract The optical absorption efficiency of nanospheres and nanoshells of the elements Na, K, Al, Ag, and Au are compared, and the effects of surface scattering, as introduced by the billiard model [Moroz, A. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112 (29), 10641-10652] are discussed. We find that the introduction of surface scattering has comparatively little effect on the optimized absorption efficiency of nanospheres, with the maximum absorption efficiency of K nanospheres falling from 14.7 to 13.3. Conversely, the reduction in absorption efficiency in nanoshells is substantial. This effect is compounded in metals with higher plasma frequency. We show that the high comparative plasma frequencies in silver and gold result in a greatly reduced optimized absorption efficiency when compared to nanoshells in the absence of surface scattering. Whereas sodium and potassium, with low plasma frequencies, are not affected as much. © 2009 American Chemical Society.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1021/jp810808h
dc.rights This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Journal of Physical Chemistry C, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp810808h en_US
dc.subject Physical Chemistry
dc.subject Physical Chemistry
dc.title Search for the ideal lasmonic nanoshell: the effects of surface scattering and alternatives to gold and silver
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of Physical Chemistry C
dc.journal.volume 8
dc.journal.volume 113
dc.journal.number 8 en_US
dc.publocation Washington DC, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 3041 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 3045 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 030304 Physical Chemistry of Materials
dc.for 0306 Physical Chemistry (Incl. Structural)
dc.personcode 102615 en_US
dc.personcode 999147 en_US
dc.personcode 020323 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Physical Chemistry of Materials en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.staffid 020323 en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Physics and Advanced Materials
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency


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