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Large-scale fabrication of a continuous gold network for use as a transparent conductive electrode in photo-electronic devices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23037191     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Large-scale periodic gold network electrodes were fabricated using the developed and versatile nanosphere lithography technique. The fabrication processes, structural characterizations and network formation mechanism were described in detail. An enhanced optical transmission peak was observed from the transmission spectrum, which could be assigned to the extraordinary transmission mediated commonly by (a) localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) and (b) surface plasmon polaritons. The effects of film thickness, sphere diameter (periodicity) and reactive ion etching time on their optical and electrical properties were also investigated. By controlling these three independent variables, we could tune the SPR peak position and their light transmission distributions flexibly. Our large-scale continuous gold network can serve as a transparent conductive electrode, while possessing the role of a surface plasmonic resonance component can make it very attractive for potential photo-electric device applications in a range from plasmon-enhanced broadband photovoltaics to SPR-based chemo- and biosensors.
Authors:
Ke Cheng; Zhonggang Cui; Qianqian Li; Shujie Wang; Zuliang Du
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nanotechnology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1361-6528     ISO Abbreviation:  Nanotechnology     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101241272     Medline TA:  Nanotechnology     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  425303     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Key Lab for Special Functional Materials of Ministry of Education, Henan University, Kaifeng 475004, People's Republic of China.
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