Gold Nanorod Reshaping using a Continuous Wave Laser

David Harris-Birtill, Mohan Singh, Yu Zhou, Maria Elena Gallina, Tony Cass, Daniel S. Elson

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Gold nanorods for photothermal therapy are shown, using spectroscopy and electron microscopy, to reshape after irradiation with a 6W/cmlt;supgt;2lt;/supgt; continuous wave laser, affecting their absorption coefficient and thus their clinical efficacy.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationCLEO: 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Laser-induced chemistry
  • Medical optics and biotechnology
  • Nanomaterials

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