Galvanic Synthesis of Hollow Gold Nanoshells

Report No. ARL-TR-7219
Authors: Raymond A Mackay; Lily Giri; Shashi P Karna; Mark H Griep
Date/Pages: February 2015; 18 pages
Abstract: In the current study the synthesis of hollow gold nanoshells (HAuNS) is demonstrated through the use of a galvanic replacement reaction. HAuNS of select diameter and shell thickness were synthesized and tunability of the extinction coefficient was demonstrated through control of the materials' core-shell ratio.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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