S. Eustis. and M.A. El-Sayed, "Why gold nanoparticles are more precious than pretty gold: Noble metal surface plasmon resonance and its enhancement of the radiative and nonradiative properties of nanocrystals of different shapes," Chem. Soc. Rev. 35(3), 209-217 (2006).
A.J. Haes, and R.P. Van Duyne, "A nanoscale optical biosensor: sensitivity and selectivity of an approach based on the localized surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy of triangular silver nanoparticles," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124(35), 10596-10604 (2002).
K. Sokolov, M. Follen, J. Aaron, I. Pavlova, A. Malpica, R. Lotan, and R. Richards-Kortum, "Real-time vital optical imaging of precancer using anti-epidermal growth factor receptor antibodies conjugated to gold nanoparticles," Cancer Res. 63(9), 1999-2004 (2003).
I.H. El-Sayed, X.H. Huang, and M.A. El-Sayed, "Surface plasmon resonance scattering and absorption of anti-EGFR antibody conjugated gold nanoparticles in cancer diagnostics: Applications in oral cancer," Nano Lett. 5(5), 829-834 (2005).
N. Nitin, D.J. Javier, D.M. Roblyer, and R. Richards-Kortum, "Wide-field and high-resolution reflectance imaging of gold and silver nanospheres," J. Biomed. Opt. 12(5), 051505/1-051505/10 (2007).
Z. Cheng, J. Levi, Z. Xiong, O. Gheysens, S. Keren, X. Chen, and S.S. Gambhir, "Near-infrared fluorescent deoxyglucose analogue for tumor optical imaging in cell culture and living mice," Bioconjugate Chem. 17(3), 662-669 (2006).
K.E. Adams, S. Ke, S. Kwon, F. Liang, Z. Fan, Y. Lu, K. Hirschi, M.E. Mawad, M.A. Barry, and E.M. Sevick-Muraca, "Comparison of visible and near-infrared wavelength-excitable fluorescent dyes for molecular imaging of cancer," J. Biomed. Opt. 12(2), 024017/1-024017/9 (2007).
J.W. Chen, S.M. Querol, A. Bagdanov Jr., and R. Weissleder, "Imaging of myeloperoxidase in mice by using novel amplifiable paramagnetic substrates," Radiol. 240(2), 473-81 (2006).
P.K. Jain, K.S. Lee, I.H. El-Sayed, and M.A. El-Sayed, "Calculated absorption and scattering properties of gold nanoparticles of different size, shape, and composition: applications in biological imaging and biomedicine," J. Phys. Chem. B 110(14), 7238-7248 (2006).
C.J. Murphy, T.K. Sau, A.M. Gole, C.J. Orendorff, J. Gao, L. Gou, S.E. Hunyadi, and T. Li, "Anisotropic metal nanoparticles: synthesis, assembly, and optical applications," J .Phys. Chem. B 109(29), 13857-13870 (2005).
C. Yu, L. Varghese, and J. Irudayaraj, "Surface modification of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide-capped gold nanorods to make molecular probes," Langmuir 23(17), 9114-9119 (2007).
D.I. Gittins, and F. Caruso, "Tailoring the polyelectrolyte coating of metal nanoparticles," J. Phys. Chem. B 105(29), 6846-6852 (2001).
H. Liao, and J.H. Hafner, "Gold nanorod bioconjugates," Chem. Mater. 17(18), 4636-4641 (2005).
B. Nikoobakht, and M.A. El-Sayed, "Preparation and growth mechanism of gold nanorods (NRs) using seed-mediated growth method," Chem. Mater. 15(10), 1957-1962 (2003).
N.R. Jana, L. Gearheart, and C.J. Murphy, "Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanorods and nanowires of controllable aspect ratio," Chem. Commun. 7, 617-618 (2001).
M.Z. Liu, and P. Guyot-Sionnest, "Synthesis and optical characterization of Au/Ag core/shell nanorods," J. Phys. Chem. B 108(19), 5882-5888 (2004).
A. Gole, and C.J. Murphy, "Polyelectrolyte-coated gold nanorods: synthesis, characterization and immobilization," Chem. Mater. 17(6), 1325-1330 (2005).
D.M. Roblyer, C. Kurachi,, K. Sokolov, A.K. El-Naggar, M.D. Williams, A.M. Gillenwater, and R. Richards-Kortum," A multispectral optical imaging device for in vivo detection of oral neoplasia," J. Biomed. Opt. in press. (Mar/Apr 2008 issue).
C.J. Orendorff, and C.J. Murphy, "Quantitation of metal content in the silver-assisted growth of gold nanorods," J. Phys. Chem. B 110(9), 3990-3994 (2006).
T. Collier, M. Follen, A. Malpica, and R. Richards-Kortum, "Sources of scattering in cervical tissue: determination of the scattering coefficient by confocal microscopy," Appl. Opt. 44(11), 2072-81 (2005).
T. Collier, D. Arifler, A. Malpica, M. Follen, and R. Richards-Kortum, "Determination of epithelial tissue scattering coefficient using confocal microscopy," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 9(2), 307-313 (2003).