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Anemone-like nanostructures for non-lithographic, reproducible, large-area, and ultra-sensitive SERS substrates

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dc.contributor.author Daglar, Bihter
dc.contributor.author Demirel, Gokcen Birlik
dc.contributor.author Khudiyev, Tural
dc.contributor.author Dogan, Tamer
dc.contributor.author Tobail, Osama
dc.contributor.author Altuntas, Sevde
dc.contributor.author Büyükserin, Fatih
dc.contributor.author Bayindir, Mehmet
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-23T05:48:44Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-23T05:48:44Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Daglar, B., Demirel, G. B., Khudiyev, T., Dogan, T., Tobail, O., Altuntas, S., ... & Bayindir, M. (2014). Anemone-like nanostructures for non-lithographic, reproducible, large-area, and ultra-sensitive SERS substrates. Nanoscale, 6(21), 12710-12717. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2040-3364
dc.identifier.other number of pages 8
dc.identifier.uri https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/NR/C4NR03909B#!divAbstract
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/1020
dc.description.abstract The melt-infiltration technique enables the fabrication of complex nanostructures for a wide range of applications in optics, electronics, biomaterials, and catalysis. Here, anemone-like nanostructures are produced for the first time under the surface/ interface principles of melt-infiltration as a non-lithographic method. Functionalized anodized aluminum oxide (AAO) membranes are used as templates to provide large-area production of nanostructures, and polycarbonate (PC) films are used as active phase materials. In order to understand formation dynamics of anemone-like structures finite element method (FEM) simulations are performed and it is found that wetting behaviour of the polymer is responsible for the formation of cavities at the caps of the structures. These nanostructures are examined in the surfaceenhanced- Raman-spectroscopy (SERS) experiment and they exhibit great potential in this field. Reproducible SERS signals are detected with relative standard deviations (RSDs) of 7.2-12.6% for about 10 000 individual spots. SERS measurements are demonstrated at low concentrations of Rhodamine 6G (R6G), even at the picomolar level, with an enhancement factor of similar to 10(11). This high enhancement factor is ascribed to the significant electric field enhancement at the cavities of nanostructures and nanogaps between them, which is supported by finite difference time-domain (FDTD) simulations. These novel nanostructured films can be further optimized to be used in chemical and plasmonic sensors and as a single molecule SERS detection platform. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Royal Soc Chemistry en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
dc.subject nanoparticles en_US
dc.subject scattering en_US
dc.subject nanofibers en_US
dc.subject assemblies en_US
dc.subject fabrication en_US
dc.subject infiltration en_US
dc.subject surfaces en_US
dc.subject silver en_US
dc.subject nanotubes en_US
dc.subject enhanced raman-spectroscopy en_US
dc.title Anemone-like nanostructures for non-lithographic, reproducible, large-area, and ultra-sensitive SERS substrates en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.relation.journal Nanoscale en_US
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETU, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.department TOBB ETÜ, Mühendislik Fakültesi, Biyomedikal Mühendisliği Bölümü tr_TR
dc.identifier.volume 6
dc.identifier.issue 21
dc.identifier.startpage 12710
dc.identifier.endpage 12717
dc.relation.tubitak TUBITAK [111T696] en_US
dc.contributor.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6365-3808
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000344997500063
dc.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84908007824
dc.contributor.tobbetuauthor Büyükserin, Fatih
dc.identifier.PubMedID PMID:25220106
dc.identifier.doi 10.1039/c4nr03909b
dc.relation.publicationcategory Makale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanı tr_TR
dc.relation.other Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA)


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