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November 2nd, 2010

Former NCKU Student Yen-Hsun Su Discovered Gold Nanoparticles to Induce Luminescence in Leaves

Abstract:
Post-doctor Yen-Hsun Su of Research Center for Applied Science (RCAS), Academia Sinica, Taiwan, a former student of Department of Physics at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) supervised by Prof. Wei-Min Zhang of Department of Physics and Assistant Prof. Shih-Hui Chang of Institute of Electro-Optical Science and Engineering, has discovered that gold nanoparticles can induce luminescence in leaves.

As this discovery has captured the attention of Royal Society of Chemistry, the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences, the paper Dr. Yen-Hsun Wu has written has been accepted for publication in the journal Nanoscale and he has also been interviewed by the academic magazine Chemistry World.

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