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Gold nanofilms at liquid-liquid interfaces: an emerging platform for redox electrocatalysis, nanoplasmonic sensors, and electrovariable optics

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dc.contributor.author Scanlon, Micheál D.
dc.contributor.author Smirnov, Evgeny
dc.contributor.author Stockmann, Talia Jane
dc.contributor.author Peljo, Pekka
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-29T08:50:46Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7363
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 30/1/2019
dc.description.abstract The functionality of liquid-liquid interfaces formed between two immiscible electrolyte solutions (ITIES) can be markedly enhanced by modification with supramolecular assemblies or solid nanomaterials. The focus of this review is recent progress involving ITIES modified with floating assemblies of gold nanoparticles or “nanofilms”. Experimental methods to controllably modify liquid-liquid interfaces with gold nanofilms are detailed. Also, we outline an array of techniques to characterise these gold nanofilms in terms of their physiochemical properties (such as reflectivity, conductivity, catalytic activity or plasmonic properties) and physical interfacial properties (for example, interparticle spacing and immersion depth at the interface). The ability of floating gold nanofilms to impact a diverse range of fields is demonstrated: in particular redox electrocatalysis, surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) or surface plasmon resonance (SPR) based sensors, and electrovariable optical devices. Finally, perspectives on applications beyond the state-of-the-art are provided. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en_US
dc.relation 716792 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Chemical Reviews;118 (7), pp. 3722-3751
dc.relation.uri https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00595
dc.rights © 2018 ACS This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Chemical Reviews, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see,http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00595 en_US
dc.subject gold nanoparticles en_US
dc.subject nanofilms en_US
dc.subject interfaces en_US
dc.subject redox electrocatalysis en_US
dc.subject plasmonic properties en_US
dc.title Gold nanofilms at liquid-liquid interfaces: an emerging platform for redox electrocatalysis, nanoplasmonic sensors, and electrovariable optics en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2018-11-29T08:35:57Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00595
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Swiss National Science Foundation en_US
dc.relation.projectid 716792 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 13/SIRG/2137 en_US
dc.relation.projectid nanoOIPC-DLV-708814 en_US
dc.relation.projectid Ambizione Energy 160553 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2019-01-30
dc.embargo.terms 2019-01-30 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2851462
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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