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Toward optical sensing of metal nanoparticles using chiral sculptured thin films

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Akhlesh Lakhtakia

Pennsylvania State Univ.

J. Nanophoton. 1(1), 019502 (June 13, 2007). doi:10.1117/1.2753364
History: Received May 7, 2007; Revised June 1, 2007; Accepted June 4, 2007; June 13, 2007; Online June 13, 2007
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Abstract

A nominal model wherein the nanowires of a chiral sculptured thin film (STF) are considered as strings of slender ellipsoids indicates that the circular Bragg phenomenon evinced by chiral STFs can be exploited to optically sense metal nanoparticles.

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Akhlesh Lakhtakia
"Toward optical sensing of metal nanoparticles using chiral sculptured thin films", J. Nanophoton. 1(1), 019502 (June 13, 2007). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.2753364


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