In this HOT PCCP Perspective Prof. Richard Van Duyne and coworkers describe the contribution of hot spots to the enhancement of signals observed in surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), including techniques for creating and controlling these hot spots.
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Creating, characterizing, and controlling chemistry with SERS hot spots
Samuel L. Kleinman, Renee R. Frontiera, Anne-Isabelle Henry, Jon A. Dieringer and Richard P. Van Duyne
Professor Van Duyne is co-Guest Editor of our upcoming themed issue on Plasmonics and Spectroscopy.
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