Top-Down Designing and Fabrication of Metal Nanostructures for Plasmonics-Assisted Biomedical Sensing Applications

Chang, Chieh-feng ;   Walavalkar, Sameer ;   Marin, Brandon ;   Scherer, Axel

Traditionally plasmonics was approached with bottom-up synthesis or time-consuming techniques like focused ion beam (FIB). We report an effective method of top-down fabrication, and demonstrate extraordinary transmission and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS).