Kinetics of Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis Monitored By Raman Spectroscopy

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Bethany Lueck , University of Nebraska-Kearney
Gold nanoparticles show great potential for use in nanoscale biomedical sensors due to their optical properties. The mechanism for the reduction of Au (III) to Au nanoparticles by sodium oxalate was studied by using Raman spectroscopy to determine the depletion of gold from solution.