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1st Edition

Colloidal Synthesis of Plasmonic Nanometals

Edited By

Luis Liz-Marzán

ISBN 9789814800679
Published September 24, 2020 by Jenny Stanford Publishing
910 Pages 51 Color & 236 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Noble metal nanoparticles have attracted enormous scientific and technological interest because of their unique optical properties, which are related to surface plasmon resonances. The interest in nanosized metal particles dates back to ancient societies, when metals were used in various forms as decorative elements. From the famous Lycurgus cup, made by the Romans in the 4th century AD, through thousands of stained glasses in churches and cathedrals all over medieval Europe, bright-yellow, green, or red colors have been obtained by a touch of metallic additions during glass blowing. This peculiar interaction of light with nanometals can be widely tuned through the morphology and assembly of nanoparticles, thereby expanding the range of potential applications, from energy and information storage to biomedicine, including novel diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

This book compiles recent developments that clearly illustrate the state of the art in this cutting-edge research field. It comprises different review articles written by the teams of Prof. Luis Liz-Marzán, an international leader in chemical nanotechnology who has made seminal contributions to the use of colloid chemistry methods to understand and tailor the growth of metal particles at the nanoscale. Apart from synthesis, the book also describes in detail the plasmonic properties of nanomaterials and illustrates some representative applications. This book will appeal to anyone involved in nanotechnology, nanocrystal growth, nanoplasmonics, and surface-enhanced spectroscopies.

Table of Contents

Nanometals: Formation and Color

L.M. Liz-Marzán

Gold Nanorods: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

J. Pérez-Juste et al.

The Assembly of Coated Nanocrystals

L.M. Liz-Marzán and P. Mulvaney

Tailoring Surface Plasmon Resonance through the Morphology and Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles

L.M. Liz-Marzán

Colloidal Silver Nanoplates. State of the Art and Future Challenges

I. Pastoriza-Santos and L.M. Liz-Marzán

Shape control in Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis

M. Grzelczak et al.

N,N-dimethylformamide as a Reaction Medium for Metal Nanoparticle Synthesis

I. Pastoriza-Santos and L.M. Liz-Marzán

Recent Progress on Silica Coating of Nanoparticles and Related Nanomaterials

A. Guerrero-Martínez et al.

Nanostars Shine Bright for You. Colloidal Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Branched Metallic Nanoparticles

A. Guerrero-Martínez et al.

Controlled Assembly of Plasmonic Colloidal Nanoparticle Clusters

J. Romo-Herrera et al.

From Individual to Collective Chirality in Metal Nanoparticles

A Guerrero-Martínez et al.

Metallic Janus and Patchy Particles

D. Rodríguez-Fernández and L.M. Liz-Marzán

Multifunctionality in [email protected] Colloidal Nanocomposites

J. Pérez-Juste et al.

Oleylamine in Nanoparticle Synthesis

S. Mourdikoudis and L.M. Liz-Marzán

Anisotropic Noble Metal Nanocrystal Growth: The Role of Halides

S.E. Lohse et al.

The Relevance of Light in the Formation of Colloidal Metal Nanoparticles

M. Grzelczak and L.M. Liz-Marzán

Metal Nanoparticles and Supramolecular Macrocycles: A Tale of Synergy

V. Montes-García et al.

Recent Approaches Toward Creation of “Hot Spots” for SERS Detection

A. Shiohara et al.

Increasing Complexity while Maintaining a High Degree of Symmetry in Nanocrystal Growth

L.M. Liz-Marzán

Hierarchical Assembly of Plasmonic Nanoparticles

C. Hamon and L.M. Liz-Marzán

A “Tips and Tricks” Practical Guide to the Synthesis of Gold Nanorods

L. Scarabelli et al.

Formation, Reshaping and Assembly of Gold Nanoparticle Colloids Assisted by Pulse Lasers

G. González-Rubio et al.

Design and Fabrication of Plasmonic Nanomaterials for Biodetection

L. Scarabelli et al.

Growing Anisotropic Crystals at the Nanoscale

L.M. Liz-Marzán and M. Grzelczak

Noble Metal Anisotropic Nanoparticles for SERS Detection and Imaging

J. Reguera et al.

Silica-Coated Plasmonic Metal Nanoparticles in Action

C. Hanske et al.

Hybrid Plasmonic Polymer Colloids for SERS-Based Applications

M. Strozyk et al.

Recent Advances in Chiral Plasmonics – Towards Biomedical Applications

J. Kumar and L.M. Liz-Marzán

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Luis Liz-Marzán is Ikerbasque professor and scientific director of the Center for Cooperative Research in Biomateriales, CIC biomaGUNE, in San Sebastián, Spain, since September 2012. He is also a group leader of the Biomedical Research Networking Center on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN). He obtained his PhD in chemistry from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, in 1992. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University, the Netherlands, from 1993 to 1995 and a professor at the University of Vigo, Spain, from 2006 to 2012. Prof. Liz-Marzán is a member of several Spanish and European academies, has published more than 450 papers, and has 8 patents to his name. He has received numerous research awards and is one of the few European researchers to be awarded two consecutive European Research Council Advanced Grants.

Prof. Liz-Marzán is considered a pioneer of the synthesis and growth mechanisms of metal nanocrystals has and made significant contributions to the study of their plasmonic properties, surface chemistry, and directed self-assembly. He also works on the biomedical applications of well-defined metal nanoparticles and nanostructures.