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September 1st, 2003

Gold Speck Highlights Molecules

How do you sense what is happening at the scale of molecules, which are thousands of times smaller than microscopic objects like red blood cells? Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Germany have found a way to detect the very small spectral shifts that occur when the light scattering off a single gold nanoparticle interacts with molecules.


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