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Teachers Training Kit in Nanotechnologies Experiment Module A comprehensive training kit for teachers Experiment C. Luisa Filipponi, iNANO, Aarhus University.
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A comprehensive training kit for teachers
Luisa Filipponi, iNANO, Aarhus University
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This Power Point Presentation is part of the Experiment Module of the NANOYOU Teachers Training Kit in Nanotechnologies. MATERIAL INCLUDED IN THIS EXPERIMENT C PACKAGE:
EXPERIMENT C-TEACHER DOCUMENT
NANOYOU VIDEO 2_GOLD COLLOID
EXPERIMENT C-STUDENT BACKGROUND READING
EXPERIMENT C-STUDENT LABORATORY WORKSHEET
LEVEL OF EXPERIMENT: Advanced
*These documents are available for the 11-13 and 14-18 age group in different languages
DOCUMENTS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.NANOYOU.EU
This NANOYOU documents is distributed with Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share Alike Attribution, except where indicated differently. Please not that some images contained in this PPT are copyright protected, and to re-use them outside this document requires permission from original copyright holder. See slide 18 for details.
DISCLAIMER: The experiments described in the following training kit use chemicals which need to be used according to MSDS specifications and according to specific school safety rules. Personal protection must be taken as indicated. As with all chemicals, use precautions. Solids should not be inhaled and contact with skin, eyes or clothing should be avoided. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Dispose as indicated. All experiments must be conducted in the presence of an educator trained for science teaching. All experiments will be carried out at your own risk. Aarhus University (iNANO) and the entire NANOYOU consortium assume no liability for damage or consequential losses sustained as a result of the carrying out of the experiments described.
Figure 1. Macroscopic and nanoscopic gold. Image credit: see slide 19
Figure 2. (Top) LSPR effect (2) (Bottom) Colour-size dependence in metal nanoparticles. Image credit: see slide 19
Figure 3. Schematic representation of a LSPR biosensors based on refractive index changes. Image credits: see slide 19
Figure 4. A gold colloidal nanosensor. Image credit: see slide 19.
Colorimetric gold biosensor
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Figure 5 (Left) Growth mechanism of nanospherical gold particles (Right) TEM images of the dark intermediate showing an extensive network of gold nanowires. Image credit: see slide 19
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Figure 1. Dependence of colour on gold size. (Image credit: L. Filipponi, iNANO, Aarhus University, Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0).
Figure 2 (top): Formation of plasmons in bulk metal (top) and in nanoparticles (bottom). (Image credit: D. Sutherland, iNANO, Aarhus University, Creative commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 3.0)
Figure 2(bottom): Transmission electron micrographs and UV—Vis spectra of gold nanoparticle colloids with various geometries: (top) spheres, (middle) decahedra and (bottom) rods. (Image credit: Reprinted from: Borja Sepúlveda et al., "LSPR-based Nanobiosensors", Nano Today (2009), 4 (3), 244-251, with permission from Elsevier).
Figure 3: Schematic representation of the preparation and response of LSPR biosensors based on refractive index changes. (Image credit: Reprinted from: Borja Sepúlveda et al., “LSPR-based Nanobiosensors”, Nano Today (2009), 4 (3), 244-251, with permission from Elsevier.)
Figure 4: A plasmonic colloidal nanosensor. (Image credit: reprinted with permission from Jin et al., Journal of American Chemical Society (2003), 125 (6), 1643- . Copyright 2003 American Chemical Society.)
Figure 5: (Left) Growth mechanism of nanospherical gold particles synthesised by reduction of aqueous AuCl4- by sodium citrate. (Right) TEM images of the dark intermediate showing an extensive network of gold nanowires which were isolated from the dark purple solution. (Image credit: reprinted with permission from Pong et al., J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 6281-7. Copyright 2003 American Chemical Society.)