Publications

Combined in Situ Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Monitoring, Indirect Nanoplasmonic Sensing, and Vibrational Sum Frequency Spectroscopic Monitoring of Alkanethiol-Protected Copper Corrosion

28 May 2013

In this study, we have applied three techniques to… Read more

Nanoplasmonic Sensing for Nanomaterials Science

06 Dec 2012

Nanoplasmonic sensing has over the last two decades emerged as and diversified into a very promising experimental platform technology for studies of biomolecular interactions and for biomolecule detection (biosensors). Inspired… Read more

Nanoplasmonic in situ Spectroscopy for Catalysis Applications

17 Aug 2012

Nanoplasmonic sensing in general and indirect nanoplasmonic sensing (INPS) in particular constitute a versatile and promising experimental strategy for real time in situ spectroscopy of catalyst materials at the ensemble… Read more

Time-Resolved Indirect Nanoplasmonic Sensing Spectroscopy of Dye Molecule Interactions with Dense and Mesoporous TiO2 Films

09 Apr 2012

Indirect nanoplasmonic sensing (INPS) is an experimental platform exploiting localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) detection of processes in nanomaterials, molecular assemblies, and films at the nanoscale. Here we have for… Read more

Real Time Indirect Nanoplasmonic in situ Spectroscopy of Catalyst Nanoparticle Sintering

03 Jan 2012

Catalyst deactivation by sintering significantly reduces productivity and energy efficiency of the chemical industry, and the effectiveness of environmental cleanup processes. It also hampers the introduction of novel energy conversion… Read more

Hydride Formation in Single Palladium and Magnesium Nanoparticles Studied By Nanoplasmonic Dark-Field Scattering Spectroscopy

05 Sep 2011

Scrutinizing functional nanosystems and relating details in their size, chemistry, and geometry to functionality remains a significant experimental challenge. Following the concept of indirect nanoplasmonic sensing (INPS), the exploitation of… Read more

Gold, Platinum, and Aluminum Nanodisk Plasmons: Material Independence, Subradiance, and Damping Mechanisms

25 Mar 2011

Localized surface plasmon resonances (LSPR) are collective electronic excitations in metallic nanoparticles. The LSPR spectral peak position, as a function of nanoparticle size and material, is known to depend primarily… Read more

Nanoplasmonic sensing and QCM-D as ultrasensitive complementary techniques for kinetic corrosion studies of aluminum nanoparticles

15 Jan 2011

Corrosion (oxidation) kinetics of Al nanodisks, 262 nm in diameter and 20 nm in height, was measured in degassed Milli-Q water at 23 °C and neutral pH by quartz crystal… Read more

Localized Surface Plasmons Shed Light on Nanoscale Metal Hydrides

23 Aug 2010

Nanometer-sized hydrides are attractive for hydrogen storage. Nanofabricated model systems can be studied by a novel localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) based direct sensing approach and by quartz crystal microbalance. Read more

Indirect Nanoplasmonic Sensing: Ultrasensitive Experimental Platform for Nanomaterials Science and Optical Nanocalorimetry

18 Aug 2010

Indirect nanoplasmonic sensing is a novel experimental platform for measurements of thermodynamics and kinetics in/on nanomaterials and thin films. It features simple experimental setup, high sensitivity, small sample amounts, high… Read more