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Plasmons offer a helping hand

Arrays of metallic nanostructures allow chiral biomolecules to be detected and characterized with increased sensitivity.

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Figure 1: The PCM made by Kadodwala and co-workers3 is an array of gold gammadions (white shapes) on a glass substrate (grey square).


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Quidant, R., Kreuzer, M. Plasmons offer a helping hand. Nature Nanotech 5, 762–763 (2010).

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