Advances in gold nanoparticle-liquid crystal composites.

@article{Choudhary2014AdvancesIG,
  title={Advances in gold nanoparticle-liquid crystal composites.},
  author={Amit Choudhary and Gautam Singh and Ashok M Biradar},
  journal={Nanoscale},
  year={2014},
  volume={6 14},
  pages={7743-56}
}
We present the advancement in the research of the dispersion of gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in thermotropic calamitic liquid crystals. The formation/behavior of surface plasmon resonance (SPR) in GNPs is briefly described. The uniform dispersion of GNPs into liquid crystals along with two important aspects, i.e. tuning of GNP properties by liquid crystal and vice versa, are widely discussed. Overall, the article highlights the advances in the research into GNP-liquid crystal composites in terms… CONTINUE READING

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