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Turning up the lights - fabrication of brighter SERRS nanotags

Martin, Laura C. and Larmour, Iain A. and Faulds, Karen and Graham, Duncan (2010) Turning up the lights - fabrication of brighter SERRS nanotags. Chemical Communications (London), 46 (29). pp. 5247-5249. ISSN 0009-241X

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Brighter SERRS nanotags ideal for improved SERRS imaging were prepared by the controlled addition of electrolyte producing a dimer enriched solution, which was incubated with a Raman reporter before being stabilised by a polyethylene glycol (PEG) shell.