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Self-Alignment of Plasmonic Gold Nanorods in Reconfigurable Anisotropic Fluids for Tunable Bulk Metamaterial Applications
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2010 (English)In: Nano letters (Print), ISSN 1530-6984, E-ISSN 1530-6992, Vol. 10, no 4, 1347-1353 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We demonstrate the bulk self-alignment of dispersed gold nanorods imposed by the intrinsic cylindrical micelle self-assembly in nematic and hexagonal liquid crystalline phases of anisotropic fluids. External magnetic field and shearing allow for alignment and realignment of the liquid crystal matrix with the ensuing long-range orientational order of well-dispersed plasmonic nanorods. This results in a switchable polarization-sensitive plasmon resonance exhibiting stark differences from that of the same nanorods in isotropic fluids. The device-scale bulk nanoparticle alignment may enable optical metamaterial mass production and control of properties arising from combining the switchable nanoscale structure of anisotropic fluids with the surface plasmon resonance properties of the plasmonic nanorods.

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2010. Vol. 10, no 4, 1347-1353 p.
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Nanorods, liquid crystals, optical metamaterials, self-assembly, plasmonic nanoparticles, negative refractive-index, nematic liquid-crystals, nanoparticles, scattering, films, ctab
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-19388DOI: 10.1021/nl9042104ISI: 000276557100045Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-77951027108OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-19388DiVA: diva2:337435
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QC 20100525Available from: 2010-08-05 Created: 2010-08-05 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved

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