Photoelectrochemical silver roughening for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Organization:University of Geneva/University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, CH
I.P. Brief:The present invention provides a photo-electrochemical method for silver surface roughening, allowing for a very strong increase in the intensity of the Raman spectroscopy signal for organic molecules, proteins and Raman-active tags, such as those used for DNA and protein labeling.
Keywords:Raman Spectroscopy DNA Protein SERS microarrays genotyping sequencing
Primary Industry:Instrumentation
Specific Market:analytical chemistry Microarrays Multiplex Genotyping Solid-phase DNA sequencing

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