Enhanced Photoresponse of Conductive Polymer Nanowires Embedded with Au Nanoparticles

Junchang Zhang, Liubiao Zhong, Yinghui Sun, Anran Li, Jing Huang, Fanben Meng, Bevita K. Chandran, Shuzhou Li, Lin Jiang, Xiaodong Chen

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A conductive polymer nanowire embedded with a 1D Au nanoparticle chain with defined size, shape, and interparticle distance is fabricated which demonstrates enhanced photoresponse behavior. The precise and controllable positioning of 1D Au nanoparticle chain in the conductive polymer nanowire plays a critical role in modulating the photoresponse behavior by excitation light wavelength or power due to the coupled-plasmon effect of 1D Au nanoparticle chain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2978-2982
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number15
StatePublished - Apr 20 2016

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Funding Information:
J.C.Z., L.B.Z., and Y.H.S. contributed equally to this work. This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Project Code, 21373144) and the Singapore Ministry of Education Tier 2 (ARC26/15). This project was also supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (Project Codes, BK20150007 and BK20130287), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2014M561703), SRFDP (20133201120028) and project funded by Collaborative Innovation Center of Suzhou Nano Science and Technology and the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (PAPD).


  • conductive polymers
  • coupled plasmon effect
  • gold nanoparticles
  • nanowires
  • photoresponse


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