Gold and Silver LSPR nanochips

LSPR nanochips for measurements of optical parameters of thin films, surface enhanced spectroscopy, light wavelength scan spectral measurements, SERS, SEIRA.

Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Au Gold LSPR nanochips
Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Ag Silver LSPR nanochips


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LSPR nanochips

are composed of the array of randomly distributed nanostructures of gold or silver on the glass substrate that supports Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance (LSPR) excitation at different light wavelengths in the visible spectral region. Similarly to SPR slides, it can be used for study of biomolecules and biomolecular interactions. However, measurements with LSPR nanochips are performed in the light wavelength scan spectral mode, which is an advantage in comparison to SPR slides. Like SPR slides, LSPR nanochip can be used for studies of both optical parameters of thin films of different materials deposited on its surface and kinetics of processes in investigated films in time and, if necessary, under external (applied potential, light irradiation) influence. Plasmonic nanochips can also be used for surface enhanced spectroscopy, e.g. enhancement of fluorescence, SERS and SEIRA measurements, etc. LSPR nanochips can be supplied in different sizes on pure glass or quartz substrates as well as with ITO conductive layer. Modification of Au surface with CH3, COOH, NH2 and SH functional groups is possible as an option.
Payment and delivery: University PO, wire and credit cards (via issue of an online invoice that can be paid by credit card). The order ships from Europe by regular post with tracking ($10, about 1-2 weeks) or by FedEx express ($35, 2-3 days).


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System Specifications

Size of nanostructures
5-500 nm
Average size of nanostructures
50, 100, 200 nm
Average height of nanostructures
25-120 nm
LSPR positions
– Silver nanochip – typically 470, 480, 490 nm;
– 440-520 nm for custom-designed nanochips
– Gold nanochip – typically 550, 560, 570 nm;
– up to 700 nm for custom-designed nanochips
Size of LSPR slides
25×13,20×20, 25×25, 25×76 mm
Substrate materials
glass, quartz glass, ITO
Au Ag nanochip spectra
Au Ag nanochip spectra
AFM images of LSPR gold nanochip: a top view and b 3D view
AFM images of LSPR gold nanochips
Application References
1. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2015, 10, 99. DOI: 10.1186/s11671-015-0819-1
2. Nanoplasmonics, Nano-Optics, Nanocomposites, and Surface Studies, Springer Proceedings in Physics Vol. 167, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015, 395-412. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18543-9_27
LSPR Device: Spectrometer for LSPR nanochips (all sizes) for gas or liquids environments
nanoplasmon localized surface plasmon resonance spectrometer