Gold Nanoparticles Encapsulated within Graphene Shells


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We report here a novel approach to fabricate graphene shell encapsulated Au nanoparticles in a chemical vapor deposition process. In addition, processing parameters were studied to result in best quality non-turbostratic graphene shells. This system was further studied for its plasmonic behavior and nanomechanical aspects using mathematical modeling techniques as well as experimental evaluation.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Nanotechnology 2013: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites (Volume 1)
Published: May 12, 2013
Pages: 217 - 219
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topics: Carbon Nano Structures & Devices, Graphene & 2D-Materials
ISBN: 978-1-4822-0581-7