AFM/Raman - Tip Enhanced Raman Scattering (TERS)

Application Notes

  • RA63 : Characterization of MoS2 Flakes using Tip-Enhanced Optical Spectroscopies (TEOS)
  • RA64 : Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes using Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)
  • RA65 : Characterization of Graphene using Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)

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Articles

  • “Transforming bilayer MoS2 into single-layer with strong photoluminescence using UV-ozone oxidation”, Weitao Su, Naresh Kumar, Steve J. Spencer, Ning Dai and Debdulal Roy, Nano Research 8, 3878-3886 (2015).
  • “Quantum limit in subnanometre-gap tip-enhanced nanoimaging of few-layer MoS2” Yingchao Zhang, Dmitri V. Voronine, Shangran Qiu, Alexander M. Sinyukov, Mary Hamilton, Alexei V. Sokolov, Zhenrong Zhang, Marlan O. Scully, arXiv:1512.07333 [physics.optics] (2015).
  • “Probing individual point defects in graphene via near-field Raman scattering” Sandro Mignuzzi, Naresh Kumar, Barry Brennan, Ian S. Gilmore, David Richards, Andrew J. Pollard, and Debdulal Roy, Nanoscale 7, 19413-19418 (2015).
  • “Vibrational modes of aminothiophenol: a TERS and DFT study”, A. Merlen, M. Chaigneau and S. Coussan, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 19134-19138 (2015).
  • “A manual and an automatic TERS based virus discrimination”, Konstanze Olschewski, Evelyn Kämmer, Stephan Stöckel, Thomas Bocklitz, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Roland Zell, Dana Cialla-May, Karina Weber, Volker Deckert and Jürgen Popp, Nanoscale 7, 4545-4552 (2015).
  • “Ultrabroadband Metasurface for Efficient Light Trapping and Localization: A Universal Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Substrate for “All” Excitation Wavelengths” Nan Zhang Kai Liu, Zhejun Liu, Haomin Song, Xie Zeng, Dengxin Ji, Alec Cheney, Suhua Jiang and Qiaoqiang Gan, Advanced Materials Interfaces2 (2015).
  • “Fast Reproducible TERS Imaging for Real World Applications” A. Krayev, D. Evplov, V. Gavrilyuk, S. Saunin, Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy III, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 9554, 95540Z  (2015).
  • "Nanoscale Reduction of Graphene Oxide under Ambient Conditions" Austin C. Faucett, Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Carbon, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.09.025 (2015).
  • “A manual and an automatic TERS based virus discrimination”, Konstanze Olschewski, Evelyn Kämmer, Stephan Stöckel, Thomas Bocklitz, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Roland Zell, Dana Cialla-May, Karina Weber, Volker Deckert and Jürgen Popp,  Nanoscale, 7, 4545-4552 (2015).
  • “Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of graphene-like and graphitic platelets on ultraflat gold nanoplates” Farshid Pashaee, Faranak Sharifi, Giovanni Fanchini and François Lagugné-Labarthet, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, Advance Article
  • “Surface- and tip-enhanced resonant Raman scattering from CdSe nanocrystals” E. Sheremet, A. G. Milekhin, R. D. Rodriguez, T. Weiss, M. Nesterov, E. E. Rodyakina, O. D. Gordan, L. L. Sveshnikova, T. A. Duda, V. A. Gridchin, V. M. Dzhagan, M. Hietschold and D. R. T. Zahn,  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015.
  • “Chemical stability of plasmon-active silver tips for tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy” Jana Kalbacova, Raul D. Rodriguez, Vivek Desale, Maximilian Schneider, Ihsan Amin, Rainer Jordan, Dietrich R.T. Zahn, Nanospectroscopy 1, 3537 (2015).
  • “High-resolution Raman imaging of bundles of single-walled carbon nanotubes by tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy”Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani, Pierangelo Gobbo, Ziyan Zhu, Mark S. Workentin, François Lagugné-Labarthet Revue canadienne de chimie, 93(1), 51-59 (2015).
  • “Probing Nanoscale Chemical Segregation and Surface Properties of Antifouling Hybrid Xerogel Films” Joel F. Destino , Caitlyn M. Gatley , Andrew K. Craft , Michael R. Detty , and Frank V. Bright, Langmuir 31 (11), pp 3510–3517 (2015).
  • “Anisotropic in-plane thermal conductivity observed in few-layer black phosphorus” Zhe Luo, Jesse Maassen, Yexin Deng, Yuchen Du, Mark S. Lundstrom, Peide D. Ye, Xianfan Xu, arXiv:1503.06167 (2015).
  • “Nanoscale mapping of catalytic activity using tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy” N. Kumar,  B. Stephanidis,  R. Zenobi,  A. J. Wain and   D. Roy, Nanoscale 7, 7133-7137 (2015).
  • “Strain and Hole Gas Induced Raman Shifts in Ge–SixGe1–x Core–Shell Nanowires Using Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy” Zhongjian Zhang , David C. Dillen , Emanuel Tutuc , and Edward T. Yu, Nano Lett. 15 (7), 4303–4310 (2015).
  • Label-free in vitro visualization and characterization of caveolar bulbs during stimulated re-epithelialization, Melissa Watkins-Mariani, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Volker Deckert Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 406,  6993-7002 (2014).
  • “Exchange of Methyl- and Azobenzene-Terminated Alkanethiols on Polycrystalline Gold Studied by Tip-Enhanced Raman Mapping” Gennaro Picardi, Agata Królikowska, Ryohei Yasukuni, Marc Chaigneau, Marie Escude, Véronique Mourier, Christophe Licitra and Razvigor Ossikovski, ChemPhysChem 15, 276–282 (2014).
  • “Silicon nitride grids are compatible with correlative negative staining electron microscopy and tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for use in the detection of micro-organisms”, V. Lausch, P. Hermann, M. Laue and N. Bannert, Journal of Applied Microbiology 116, 1521–1530 (2014).
  • “Surface Characterization of Insulin Protofilaments and Fibril Polymorphs Using Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)” Dmitry Kurouski, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Volker Deckert, Igor K. Lednev, Biophysical Journal  106, 263–271 (2014).
  • “The controlled fabrication of “Tip-On-Tip” TERS probes”, Yong Yang, Zhi-Yuan Li, Masayuki Nogami, Masaki Tanemura and Zhengren Huang, RSC Adv. 4, 4718-4722 (2014).
  • “TERS Detection of αVβ3 Integrins in Intact Cell Membranes” Hao Wang and Zachary D. Schultz, ChemPhysChem 15,  3944–3949  (2014).
  • “Billion-Fold Increase in Tip-Enhanced Raman Signal”, H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, Marc Chaigneau, Ryohei Yasukuni, Gennaro Picardi, and Razvigor Ossikovski, ACS Nano 8 (4), pp 3421–3426 (2014).
  • “Light-transmittable Ultrasmooth Gold Film for Gap-mode Tip-enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy” Masahiro Oguchi, Masahito Mochizuki, Taka-aki Yano, Masahiko Hara, Tomohiro Hayashi, Chemistry Letters, 43, 808-810 (2014).
  • “High-Speed TERS Imaging: The Latest Achievements in nano-Raman Spectroscopy” Leroy, E., Lewandowska, R., Landry, O., Schreiber, J., Krayev, A., & Saunin, S. Spectroscopy 29, Issue s6, 40-49 (2014).
  • “A near field optical image of a gold surface: a luminescence study” Merlen, A., Plathier, J., & Ruediger, A, . Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 1–6 (2014).
  • “SERS and gap-mode TERS investigations of phthalocyanine molecules on nanostructured gold substrates” Evgeniya Sheremet, Raul D. Rodriguez, Dietrich R. T. Zahn, Alexander G. Milekhin, Ekaterina E. Rodyakina and Alexander V. Latyshev, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 32, 04E110 (2014).
  • “Accurate measurement of enhancement factor in tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy through elimination of far-field artefacts” Naresh Kumar, Alasdair Rae and Debdulal Roy, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 123106 (2014).
  • “Photo-crystallization in a-Se layer structures: Effects of film-substrate interface-rigidity”, G. P. Lindberg, T. O'Loughlin, N. Gross, A. Mishchenko, A. Reznik, S. Abbaszadeh, K. S. Karim, G. Belev and B. A. Weinstein, J. Appl. Phys. 116, 193511 (2014).
  • “Silver nanoparticles in combination with acetic acid and zinc oxide quantum dots for antibacterial activities improvement—A comparative study”Sofiane Sedira, Ahmed Abdelhakim Ayachi, Sihem Lakehal, Merouane Fateh, Slimane Achour, Applied Surface Science 331, Pages 659–665 (2014).
  • “Amide I vibrational mode suppression in surface (SERS) and tip (TERS) enhanced Raman spectra of protein specimens” Dmitry Kurouski, Thomas Postiglione, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Volker Deckert and Igor K. Lednev, Analyst,138, 1665-1673 (2013).
  • “Imaging Electric Fields in SERS and TERS Using the Vibrational Stark Effect”James M. Marr and Zachary D. Schultz, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4 (19), pp 3268–3272 (2013).
  • “Probing local strain and composition in Ge nanowires by means of tip-enhanced Raman scattering”, J S Reparaz, N Peica, R Kirste, A R Goñi, M R Wagner, G Callsen, M I Alonso, M Garriga, I C Marcus, A Ronda, I Berbezier, J Maultzsch, C Thomsen and A Hoffmann Nanotechnology 24 185704 (2013).
  • “The chemical origin of enhanced signals from tip-enhanced Raman detection of functionalized nanoparticles”, Hao Wang and Zachary D. Schultz, Analyst 138, 3150-3157 (2013).
  • “Tip-Enhanced Raman Imaging and Nano Spectroscopy of Etched Silicon Nanowires”, Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani , Erwan Kergrene , Lijia Liu , Tsun-Kong Sham and François Lagugné-Labarthet, Sensors 13(10), 12744-12759 (2013).
  • “Distinguishing chemical and electromagnetic enhancement in surface-enhanced Raman spectra: The case of para-nitrothiophenol”, Martin Thomas, Stefan Mühlig, Tanja Deckert-Gaudig, Carsten Rockstuhl, Volker Deckert and Philipp Marquetand, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 44, 1497–1505 (2013).
  • “Hydrostatic strain enhancement in laterally confined SiGe nanostripes” G. M. Vanacore, M. Chaigneau, N. Barrett, M. Bollani, F. Boioli, M. Salvalaglio, F. Montalenti, N. Manini, L. Caramella, P. Biagioni, D. Chrastina, G. Isella, O. Renault, M. Zani, R. Sordan, G. Onida, R. Ossikovski, H.-J. Drouhin, and A. Tagliaferri, Phys. Rev. B 88, 115309 (2013).
  • “Fast and reliable fabrication of gold tips with sub-50 nm radius of curvature for tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy” Manuel Lopes, Timothée Toury, Marc Lamy de La Chapelle, Francesco Bonaccorso and Pietro Giuseppe Gucciardi, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 073702 (2013).
  • “Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Thiolated Monolayers on Flat Gold Nanoplates Using Gaussian-Transverse and Radially Polarized Excitations” Farshid Pashaee , Renjie Hou , Pierangelo Gobbo , Mark S. Workentin , and François Lagugné-Labarthet, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117 (30), pp 15639–15646 (2013).
  • “Nanoscale Imaging of InN Segregation and Polymorphism in Single Vertically Aligned InGaN/GaN Multi Quantum Well Nanorods by Tip-Enhanced Raman Scattering” E. Poliani, M. R. Wagner, J. S. Reparaz, M. Mandl, M. Strassburg, X. Kong, A. Trampert, C. M. Sotomayor Torres, A. Hoffmann, and J. Maultzsch, Nano Lett., 13 (7), pp 3205–3212 (2013).
  • “Visualizing graphene edges using tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. “ Su, W., & Roy, D. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 31(4), 041808 (2013).
  • “Preparation and bactericidal properties of silver nanoparticles in aqueous tea leaf extract” Yu. A. Mirgorod, V. G. Borodina, Inorganic Materials 49, Issue 10, pp 980-983 (2013).
  • “Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for the base interrogation of DNA” Kolodziejski N,  Methods in Cell Biology 114, 611-628 (2013).
  • “A Novel strategy to enhance micro/nano-tribological properties of DLC film by combining micro-pattern and thin ionic liquids film “ Zhao, W., Pu, J., Yu, Q., Zeng, Z., Wu, X., & Xue, Q., Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 428, 70–78 (2013).