Time-resolved Z-scan investigation of photoheating effect in aqueous suspensions of gold nanorods Online publication date: Thu, 04-Feb-2016
by Claudia I. García-Gil; Anatoly V. Khomenko; Marco A. García-Zárate
International Journal of Nanotechnology (IJNT), Vol. 13, No. 1/2/3, 2016
Abstract: In this paper, we study photothermal effects in suspensions of gold nanorods in water. The heating occurs owing to the light absorption and it is especially effective when the light frequency is close to the frequency of the localised surface plasmon resonance (LSPR). We use the time-resolved Z-scan method to monitor the time-dependent temperature profile in the liquid under Gaussian beam illumination. Using the experimentally measure parameters we determine the conditions for vapour generation for different concentrations of gold nanorods.
Online publication date: Thu, 04-Feb-2016
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Nanotechnology (IJNT):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.
If you still need assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org