Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: Gold triangle nanoparticles paired tip-to-tip in a bow-tie formation, serve as optical antennas. When a protein (green) bound to a fluorescently labeled SOS-catalyst passes through the the gaps between opposing tips of the triangles (plasmonic hot spots) fluorescence is amplified.
Credit: (Image by Groves, et. al., Berkeley Lab)
Usage Restrictions: courtesy of Jay Groves, Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, HHMI
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