Gold Nanorods - Features and Applications of Gold Nanorods by Strem Chemicals

Topics Covered

Background
Physical Properties of Gold Nanorods
Applications of Gold Nanorods

Background

Since its inception, Strem Chemicals has focused on offering unique organometallic compounds for both academic and industrial research purposes. Close relationships with leading researchers in the field have enabled Strem to stay abreast of the latest scientific advances in and regularly add novel chemicals to our product portfolio. Most recently, Strem Chemicals has embraced the emerging area of nanotechnology and formed a collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institut fuer Kohlenforschung. A series of including metal nanoclusters, metal nanocolloids (organosols and hydrosols), metal nanopowders, metal nanoparticles, and magnetic fluids are now available from Strem Chemicals.

Physical Properties of Gold Nanorods

The physical properties of Gold Nanorods are outlined in the following table.

Color and Form

Maroon-red liquid

Properties

Water soluble

Shape

Rod

Aspect Ratio

3-3.5

UV-Vis (nm)

680 nm

Stability

Stable for 14 days

Note: Supplied in aqueous solutions and contains CTAB stabilizer.

Applications of Gold Nanorods

Gold Nanorods are ideal for in vitro use and sensor design applications. Gold Nanorods are also ready for biomolecule conjugation.

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Date Added: Jan 25, 2009 | Updated: Sep 16, 2013
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