Real Time Adsorption and Desorption Kinetics of Dye Z907 on a Flat Mimic of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell TiO2 Photoelectrodes

12 Maj 2014

A dye molecule monolayer formed on a TiO2 surface is a key component in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. It is usually formed by adsorbing dye molecules from a solution. The… Läs mer

Diffusion and Adsorption of Dye Molecules in Mesoporous TiO2 Photoelectrodes Studied by Indirect Nanoplasmonic Sensing

19 Aug 2013

In this study, we used Hidden Interface-Indirect Nanoplasmonic Sensing (HI-INPS) for real time monitoring of dye impregnation (adsorption–diffusion process) of mesoporous TiO2 electrodes of the kind used in dye-sensitized solar… Läs mer

Nanoplasmonic Sensing for Monitoring the Initial Stages of Atmospheric Corrosion of Cu Nanodisks and Thin Films

16 Aug 2013

Nanoplasmonic sensing as a powerful experimental technique for corrosion kinetics monitoring is demonstrated. Its versatility is illustrated by studies of initial corrosion carried out on model systems consisting of copper… Läs mer

Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Investigations of Photoswitching in Azobenzene-Functionalized Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au

02 Aug 2013

Localized plasmon resonance (LSPR) spectroscopy, employing gold nanodisk substrates, is applied for studies of photoswitching in self-assembled monolayers of azobenzene-containing thiols. By choosing customized samples in which the sharp LSPR… Läs mer

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

28 Maj 2013

In this study, we have applied three techniques to… Läs mer

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… Läs mer

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… Läs mer

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… Läs mer

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… Läs mer

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… Läs mer