(162ah) Novel Surface Coatings Using Electrostatic-Based, Controlled Multilayer Adsorption of Nanoparticles

Authors: 
Smoukov, S. K., North Carolina State University
Grzybowski, B. A., Northwestern University
Kalsin, A. M., Northwestern University
Kowalczyk, B., Northwestern University
Paszewski, M., Northwestern University


Charged metal nanoparticles are adsorbed on surfaces one layer at a time. The technique allows for controlled multilayer buildup. A novel adsorption mechanism as well as fundamental optical properties are discussed.