Using two methods of determining the sensitivity of gold nanorattles (AuNRTs) bound to glass substrates, the relation between the diameter of the cores of the AuNRTs and their quantified sensitivity was explored. Both methods indicated an increase in sensitivity with an increase in core diameter.

Document Type

Final Report

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences Independent Study

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