Rhodium nanoparticles for ultraviolet plasmonics.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The nonoxidizing catalytic noble metal rhodium is introduced for ultraviolet plasmonics. Planar tripods of 8 nm Rh nanoparticles, synthesized by a modified polyol reduction method, have a calculated local surface plasmon resonance near 330 nm. By attaching p-aminothiophenol, local field-enhanced Raman spectra and accelerated photodamage were observed under near-resonant ultraviolet illumination, while charge transfer simultaneously increased fluorescence for up to 13 min. The combined local field enhancement and charge transfer demonstrate essential steps toward plasmonically enhanced ultraviolet photocatalysis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Watson, AM; Zhang, X; Alcaraz de la Osa, R; Marcos Sanz, J; González, F; Moreno, F; Finkelstein, G; Liu, J; Everitt, HO

Published Date

  • February 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 1095 - 1100

PubMed ID

  • 25602159

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25602159

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1530-6992

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1530-6984

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1021/nl5040623


  • eng