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Dark-hot resonances

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The resonant behaviour of clusters of gold nanoparticles has been tuned by gradually bringing the particles together. The approach could have many applications, including chemical and biological sensing.

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Figure 1: The magnificent glass window of La Sainte Chapelle in Paris.


Figure 2: The nanoclusters studied by Hentschel and colleagues1.


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Stockman, M. Dark-hot resonances. Nature 467, 541–542 (2010).

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