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Gold Nanowires

Nanopartz™ Gold Nanowires come in a diameter of 75nm with lengths from 1 micron to 10 microns (aspect ratio>100) in the following forms:



Analytical Conjugations

Bare Gold Nanowires

CTAB capped gold nanowires.

Functionalized Gold Nanowires

Highly protected covalent polymer layer for a wide variety of pH and salt environments. Popular conjugations (amine, biotin, carboxyl, methyl, neutravidin, streptavidin), antibodies, secondary antibody conjugates, and oligos.

Molecular Surface Modified Gold Nanowires

Alkyl thiol and other SAM modified gold nanowires for analytical applications.

Customer Designed Gold Nanowires

Customers can request any covalent or charge induced conjugation including charged polymers and PEG. This product comes completely purified in the buffer chosen at 0.25mg/mL.

Gold Nanowires in Organic Solvents

Organic capped gold nanowires for use in a wide variety of organic solvents.




R Fernandes, T James, MC Zuniga, N Li, S Ngan… -
... Antibody 2 functionalized E. coli RP437 is then added to the chips containing Antibody 1 coated
nanoshapes or nanowires for 1 hour at 37 oC. To attach bacteria to the gold nanowires
(Nanopartz, 1.2 microns long and 30 nm in diameter), 1084 Page 3. ...

Imaging and Absolute Extinction Cross-Section Measurements of Nanorods and Nanowires through Polarization Modulation Microscopy†

CR Carey, T LeBel, D Crisostomo… - The Journal of …, 2010 - ACS Publications
... Imaging and Absolute Extinction Cross-Section Measurements of Nanorods and Nanowires
through Polarization Modulation Microscopy †. ... We then present data for gold nanorods and CdSe
semiconductor nanowires that demonstrate the utility of the technique. ...

Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption and Raman Scattering of Adsorbate Molecules on Self-assembled Au Nanorods

LL Tay, J Hulse, N Rowell, J Fraser… - MRS …, 2011 - Cambridge Univ Press
... have successfully extended the LSPR of a Au nanoshell to 10 μm.2, 3 Alternatively, Au nanorods
or nanowires exhibit longitudinal ... Short aspect ratio nanorods were fabricated following the
El-sayed protocol9 while the long aspect ratio NRs were purchased from Nanopartz...

NanoPen: dynamic, low-power, and light-actuated patterning of nanoparticles

A Jamshidi, SL NealeK Yu, PJ Pauzauskie… - Nano letters, 2009 - ACS Publications
... Figure 1c shows NanoPen immobilization and patterning of 90 nm diameter spherical gold
nanoparticles (purchased from Nanopartz Inc.(37 ... multiwall carbon nanotubes (see Figure S2
in the Supporting Information) as well as semiconducting and metallic nanowires (see Figure ...

Geometry and surface characteristics of gold nanoparticles influence their biodistribution and uptake by macrophages

MM Janát-Amsbury, A Ray, CM Peterson… - European Journal of …, 2011 - Elsevier
... These constructs can take the form of nanotubes [1], nanorods [2], nanowires [3], nanocages
[4], nanoshells [5], nanodisks [6] and a number of ... particles of 50 nm in diameter and rod-shaped
particles with reported dimensions of 10 × 45 nm) were purchased from Nanopartz, Inc. ...

Controlled manipulation of rigid nanorods by atomic force microscopy

E Gnecco, A Rao, K Mougin… - …, 2010 -
... without significant changes in the average direction of motion [9]. The mechanics of elongated
objects like nanotubes and nanowires is attracting ... from a solution of distilled water with <0.1%
ascorbic acid and <0.1% CTAB surfactant capping agent (Nanorodz™, Nanopartz, USA ...

Directed placement of gold nanorods using a removable template for guided assembly

F Holzner, C Kuemin, PC Paul, JL Hedrick… - Nano letters, 2011 - ACS Publications
... 26) nanowires,(27) and carbon nanotubes(28) has been demonstrated.(29) In particular,
dielectrophoretic forces were used to simultaneously achieve alignment and positioning of
micrometer-long nanowires(30-32 ... The nanorod suspension was obtained from Nanopartz Inc. ...

Cellular uptake and toxicity of gold nanoparticles in prostate cancer cells: a comparative study of rods and spheres

A Malugin, H Ghandehari - Journal of Applied Toxicology, 2010 - Wiley Online Library
... These constructs can take the form of nanotubes (Choi et al., 2006), nanorods (Giri et al., 2005),
nanowires (Ferrari, 2005), nanocages ... Plain, PEGylated spherical and PEGylated rod GNPs were
obtained from Nanopartz (Salt Lake City, UT, USA) and sterilized by filtra- tion upon ...

Au nanospheres and nanorods for enzyme-free electrochemical biosensor applications

YH Won, K Huh… - Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2011 - Elsevier
... In addition, nanocomposites such as Pt-Pb nanowires(Bai et al., 2008a) and Pt-Pb 19 alloy
NPs/CNTs electrodes(Cui et al ... with 0.1 % ascorbic acid and < 0.1% cetyl trimethylammonium
bromide (CTAB)17 surfactant capping agents, were purchased from Nanopartz (model #: 30 ...

Absorption and scattering of single plasmonic nanoparticles

JW Ha - 2010 -
... 2-1. Materials and Chemicals Gold nanospheres, 73 nm long (part #: 30-25-700) and 86 nm long
(part #: 30-25- 730) AuNRs were obtained from Nanopartz. 2.5 um long gold nanowires were
synthesized and obtained from Prof. Zubarev's group at Rice University. Microscope ...

Positioning plasmonic nanostructures on single quantum emitters

M Pfeiffer, K Lindfors, P Atkinson… - … status solidi (b), 2012 - Wiley Online Library
... [32]. 4.1 Sample preparation We used spherical gold nanoparticles (Nanopartz Inc.) with a
diameter of 90 nm as optical antennas ... 5.2 Single quantum dots coupled to plasmonic nanowires
The position-controlled fabrication method described in the previous section is particularly ...

Coherent stokes scattering from gold nanorods: Critical dimensions and multicolor near-resonant plasmon excitation

H Kim, A Herzing, CA Michaels, GW Bryant… - Nanoscale, 2011 -
... These include CAS studies of isolated gold nanoparticles using near-field microscopy,14
morphology-controlled zig-zag shape nanowires,15 and gold ... 01910-F, Ted Pella) upon which
nominally 87 nm long, 25 nm diameter gold nanorods are deposited (30-25-750, Nanopartz). ...

Nano-Photonics and Opto-Fluidics on Bio-Sensing

MC Wu, A Jamshidi - Nano-Bio-Sensing, 2010 -
... or multiple nanoparticles such as metallic spherical nanocrystals, and one-dimensional nanos-
tructures such as carbon nanotubes and nanowires... 6.10 c shows NanoPen immobilization and
patterning of 90-nm diameter gold nanoparticles (obtained from Nanopartz Inc.[130 ...

Plasmon resonances in atomic-scale gaps

J Kern, S Grossmann, NV Tarakina, T Häckel… - Arxiv preprint arXiv: …, 2011 -
... To obtain nanostructures with very small gaps, we dropcast chemically grown nanorods
[Nanopartz, Loveland, USA] onto an ITO-coated glass cover slip. ... 15 Kottmann JP, Martin OJF,
Smith DR, Schultz S. Plasmon resonances of silver nanowires with a nonregular cross section ...

Conjugated Polymeric Material and Uses Thereof

A Harris, J Thompson, R Rone… - US Patent …, 2012 -
... Pella, Inc. (Redding, Calif.); Accurate Spherical Gold Nanoparticles, Gold Nanorodz,
Microgold, Gold Nanobeads, Gold Nanowires, Platinum, Palladium, and Trimetallic
Nanoparticles from NanoPartz, Inc. (Loveland, Colo.); and ...

Electro-Optic Effects in Colloidal Dispersion of Metal Nano-Rods in Dielectric Fluid

AB Golovin, J Xiang, HS Park, L Tortora… - Materials, 2011 -
... A cylindrical shell of a (rigid) dielectric is penetrated with radial metal nano-wires. The metal
filling factor increases as one moves from the outer to the inner surface of shell. ... We also used
water dispersions of Au NRs commercially available from Nanopartz, Inc. ...

Rotation detection in light-driven nanorotors

PH Jones, F Palmisano, F Bonaccorso… - Acs Nano, 2009 - ACS Publications
... The AuNR aggregate solutions are purchased from Nanopartz, Salt Lake City. These are
composed of 10 nm × 45 nm AuNRs dispersed in water with <0.1% ascorbic acid and
<0.1% cetyl trimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) capping agent. ...

Multiphoton Scanning Photoionization Imaging Microscopy for Single-Particle Studies of Plasmonic Metal Nanostructures

V Schweikhard, A Grubisic, TA Baker… - The Journal of …, 2011 - ACS Publications
... image patterned metal films and metal clusters,(73) as well as to reveal spatial profiles of plasmon
modes in metal nanowires(77) and ... CTAB-capped gold (Au) nanorods (45 nm length ×10 nm
diameter) in aqueous solution were purchased from Nanopartz and used as received. ...

Scanning Photoionization Microscopy: Ultrafast Plasmon-Mediated Electron Ejection Dynamics in Au Nanorods

V Schweikhard, A Grubisic, T Baker, I Thomann… - ACS nano, 2011 - ACS Publications
... microscopy (PEEM) has been used successfully to image patterned metal films and metal clusters,
38 to reveal the spatial plasmon mode profiles in metal nanowires, 39 and to follow ... Such effects
have indeed been observed in earlier work on gold nanowires fabricated by e- ...

[PDF] Plasmon-enhanced optical trapping of metal nanoparticles: force calculations and light-driven rotations of nanoaggregates

OM Maragò, R Saija, F Borghese, P Denti… - Proceedings of …, 2010 -
... Our samples consist of 10 nm × 45 nm gold nanorods (Nanopartz) dispersed in water with
a Cetyl trimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) surfactant. ... [5] Nakayama, Y. et al., "Tunable
nanowires nonlinear optical probe." Nature, 447, 1098-1102 (2007). ...

Templating of Self-Alignment Patterns of Anisotropic Gold Nanoparticles on Ordered SWNT Macrostructures

B Dan, T Wingfield, JS Evans, F Mirri… - … Applied Materials & …, 2011 - ACS Publications
... Anisotropic capillary forces are used for the alignment and assembly of nanowires in device
fabrication.(45, 46). figure ... The GNRs were recovered and redispersed to form dilute aqueous
suspensions (1 mg/mL). Short GNRs (aspect ratio 2–4) were purchased from Nanopartz Inc. ...

Single-particle spectroscopy of gold nanorods beyond the quasi-static limit: varying the width at constant aspect ratio

LS Slaughter, WS Chang, P Swanglap… - The Journal of …, 2010 - ACS Publications

[PDF] Surface effects and gold-nanostructure surface coating of whispering-gallery microresonators

G DEEPAK - 2010 -
... characterization. The second major topic discussed in my dissertation is advanced methods
for synthesis of gold nanorods and gold nanowires of different sizes, along with characterization
methods. Methods of attaching gold nanorods and nanowires to the ...

Oriented Assembly of Gold Nanorods on the Single‐Particle Level

C Kuemin, L Nowack, L Bozano… - Advanced Functional …, 2012 - Wiley Online Library
... Mean- while, the development of methods to align carbon nanotubes or silicon nanowires has
marked milestones in the field. ... Preparation of Colloidal Suspensions: Colloidal suspensions of
gold nanorods were purchased from Nanopartz Inc. (Loveland, CO, USA). ...

Methods and Apparatus for Controlling Dispersions of Nanoparticles

O Lavrentovich… - US Patent App. 12/587,731, 2009 - Google Patents
... In theory, the cylindrical shell 20 features silver nano-wires of specific size, diameter d=6 nm
and length 1=71 nm, placed inside a ... Water based mixtures of the gold nano-rods are commercially
available, for example from Nanopartz, a division of Concurrent Analytical Inc, Salt ...

[PDF] Optoelectronic Manipulation, Assembly, and Patterning of Nanoparticles

A Jamshidi, MC Wu - University of California at Berkeley, 2009 -
... Next, we will use these forces for manipulation, sorting, assembly, and patterning of various
nanostructures such as semiconducting and metallic nanowires, carbon nanotubes, and metallic
spherical nanocrystals. ... 36 Figure 3.7 Collection of a large number of silicon nanowires...

Engineering of Micro‐and Nanostructured Surfaces with Anisotropic Geometries and Properties

S Tawfick, M De Volder, D Copic… - Advanced …, 2012 - Wiley Online Library
... (g) Multiple domains of silver nanorods made by evaporative self-assembly. Reproduced with
permission from Download figure to PowerPoint. thumbnail image. ...
(d) Uni-directional inclined silicon nanowires made by metal assisted chemical etching. ...

Effects of symmetry breaking and conductive contact on the plasmon coupling in gold nanorod dimers

LS Slaughter, Y Wu, BA Willingham… - ACS nano, 2010 - ACS Publications
... Results and Discussion. Gold nanorods synthesized in solution using the standard
seed-mediated growth method and stabilized with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide
(CTAB)(2) were obtained from Nanopartz, Inc. Samples ...


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this final program to verify the schedule of your talk or poster. ...

Nanoantennas for visible and infrared radiation

P Biagioni, JS Huang… - Arxiv preprint arXiv:1103.1568, 2011 -
Page 1. Nanoantennas for visible and infrared radiation Paolo Biagioni
CNISM-Dipartimento di Fisica, Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32,
I-20133 Milano, Italy Jer-Shing Huang Department of Chemistry and ...

Controlled Manipulation of Nanoparticles: Scanning Probe Measurements and Modelling of Trajectories and Dissipative Effects

A Rao - 2011 -
Page 1. Controlled Manipulation of Nanoparticles : Scanning Probe Measurements
and Modelling of Trajectories and Dissipative Effects Inauguraldissertation zur
Erlangung der Würde eines Doktors der Philosophie vorgelegt der ...

[PDF] Nonlinear optics in quantum-confined and surface-plasmon structures

L Wang - 2010 -
PLASMON STRUCTURES BY LI WANG BS, University of Science and Technology of
China, 2000 MS, University of New Mexico, 2003 DISSERTATION ...

Nanoantennas for visible and infrared radiation

P Biagioni, JS Huang… - Reports on Progress in Physics, 2012 -
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from IOPscience. Please scroll down to see the full text article. 2012 Rep. Prog. Phys.
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