"Fairy Chimney'-Shaped Tandem Metamaterials as Double Resonance SERS Substrates

Buetuen, Serkan
Ertaş, Gülay
ÖZBAY, Ekmel
A highly tunable design for obtaining double resonance substrates to be used in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy is proposed. Tandem truncated nanocones composed of Au-SiO2-Au layers are designed, simulated and fabricated to obtain resonances at laser excitation and Stokes frequencies. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering experiments are conducted to compare the enhancements obtained from double resonance substrates to those obtained from single resonance gold truncated nanocones. The best enhancement factor obtained using the new design is 3.86 x 107. The resultant tandem structures are named after Fairy Chimneys rock formation in Cappadocia, Turkey.


Laser induced periodic surface structuring for surface enhanced raman spectroscopy
Özkarslıgil, Zeynep Tuğçe; Bek, Alpan; Department of Physics (2020)
In this study, our aim is to fabricate and characterize efficient substrates of surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) utilizing the field enhancement due to hot spots made by recently developed method of laser induced periodic surface structuring (LIPSS). LIPSS is a cost-effective technique for rapid processing of almost any materials compared to conventional lithography methods. Coating of a thin silver film on LIPSS applied substrate surface provides to observe the localized surface plasmon effect fo...
A Solution to the Adhesion Problem of Oxide Thin Films on Zinc Selenide Optical Substrates
Cosar, M. B.; Aydogdu, G. H.; Batman, H.; Ozhan, A. E. S. (2016-05-13)
Zinc selenide optical substrates have high transparency within the 0.5- to 14.0-mu m wavelength range. This makes them an attractive candidate for multiband imaging applications in optical components. In order to minimize reflection loss in visible, near-infrared, and mid-infrared applications, zinc selenide lenses are coated with multi-layered oxide thin films by physical vapor deposition method or ion beam deposition. In this study, a four-layer anti-reflective filter at 1.064 gm and between 3.6 and 4.9 g...
A feasibility study for controlling self-organized production of plasmonic enhancement interfaces for solar cells
Borra, Mona Zolfaghari; Gullu, Seda Kayra; Es, Fırat; Demircioğlu, Olgu; Günöven, Mete; Turan, Raşit; Bek, Alpan (Elsevier BV, 2014-11-01)
The decoration of metal nanoparticles (MNPs) by the self-organized mechanism of dewetting is utilized as a suitable method for plasmonic interface integration to large area full-scale solar cell (SC) devices. Reflection measurements are performed on both flat and textured silicon (Si) SCs in order to investigate the local plasmonic resonances of the MNPs. The effects of particle size and thickness of silicon nitride (Si3N4)anti-reflection coating layer are investigated by reflection measurements and the shi...
Direct epoxidation of propylene to propylene oxide on various catalytic systems: A combinatorial micro-reactor study
Kalyoncu, Sule; Duzenli, Derya; Önal, Işık; Seubsai, Anusorn; Noon, Daniel; Senkan, Selim (2015-02-10)
A combinatorial approach is used to investigate several bimetallic catalytic systems and the promoter effect on these catalysts to develop highly active and selective catalysts for direct epoxidation of propylene to propylene oxide (PO) using molecular oxygen. 2%Cu/5%Ru/c-SiO2 catalyst yielded the highest performance with high propylene conversion and PO selectivity among the bimetallic catalytic systems including silver, ruthenium, manganese and copper metals. On the other hand, the most effective catalyst...
Conducting Polymer Composites of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Filled Doped Polyaniline
Yilmaz, Faris; Kucukyavuz, Zuhal (Wiley, 2009-01-15)
A multiwalled carbon nanotube (c-MWNT)/polyaniline (PANI) composite was synthesized by an in situ chemical oxidative polymerization process. With the carbon nanotube loading increased from 0 to 30 wt %,, the conductivity also increased and became weakly temperature-dependent. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy studies showed that the synthesis by an in situ process led to effective site-selective interactions between the quinoid ring of the PANI and the multiwalled nanotubes, facilitating charge-transf...
Citation Formats
N. A. CİNEL, S. Buetuen, G. Ertaş, and E. ÖZBAY, ““Fairy Chimney’-Shaped Tandem Metamaterials as Double Resonance SERS Substrates,” SMALL, pp. 531–537, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/36173.