Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy of flat and curved carbon cluster

C. Hölzl, H. Kuzmany, M. Hulman, J. Wu, K. Müllen, E. Boroviak-Palen, R. J. Kalenczuk, A. Kukovecz

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Hexa-perihexabenzocarbonate (HBC) are small cluster of a graphene plane with various side groups for stabilization. Due to theire ate geometry they are ideal candidates to study surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). Very thin films HBC were vaopur deposited to different SERS-active Ag-surfaces. The enhancement of the Raman signal was studied with the goal to develop an Ag-surface of optimum enhancement, for multiple use and very simple sample preparation. For the current surface the observed enhancement is up to 10 6. For SWNT filled with Ag-particles the SERS effect could also be shown - but enhancement was only a factor 10.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3142-3145
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Hölzl, C., Kuzmany, H., Hulman, M., Wu, J., Müllen, K., Boroviak-Palen, E., Kalenczuk, R. J., & Kukovecz, A. (2006). Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy of flat and curved carbon cluster. Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research, 243(13), 3142-3145.