Optical properties of tipless gold nanopyramids

Christina M. Sweeney, Christopher L. Stender, Colleen L. Nehl, Warefta Hasan, Kevin L. Shuford, Teri W. Odom

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Small structural changes in the shape of nanostructures have profound effects on their optical properties. As the tip of Au nanopyramidal shells is removed, the complex plasmon modes shifted to lower wavelengths.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2032-2036
Number of pages5
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Jul 18 2011



  • PEEL
  • fabrication
  • gold
  • nanopyramids
  • plasmon hybridization
  • structure-property relationships

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

Cite this

Sweeney, C. M., Stender, C. L., Nehl, C. L., Hasan, W., Shuford, K. L., & Odom, T. W. (2011). Optical properties of tipless gold nanopyramids. Small, 7(14), 2032-2036. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201100758