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643246 Sigma-Aldrich

Gold coated microscope slide

layer thickness 1000 Å, 99.999% (Au)



Related Categories Electronic Materials, Gold Coated Substrates, Gold Surfaces and Sources, Materials Science, Micro/NanoElectronics,
assay   99.9% (Ti)
  99.999% (Au)
L × W × thickness   3 in. × 1 in. × 0.7 mm
layer thickness   1000 Å
transmittance   380-700, >91% (for the glass microscope slide alone)
refractive index   n20/400 1.52 (lit.)
matrix attachment   Titanium, as adhesion layer used to bind the gold to the aluminosilicate glass cover slip


Features and Benefits

The gold surface is polycrystalline but shows a tendency towards <111> orientation.

Other Notes

Titanium adhesion layer used to bind the gold to an aluminosilicate glass microscope slide

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport


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Protocols & Articles


A Step-by-Step Guide for Solution Based Self-Assembly

Self-assembled monolayers of thiols are prepared by immersion of a clean gold substrate into a dilute solution of the desired thiol. Although self-assembly takes place very quickly, good experimental...
Dr. Dan Graham, Dr. Sean Dingman
Material Matters 2006, 1.2, 18.
Keywords: Adhesion, MSDS, Material Matters, Sample preparations, Scintillation, Sonication

Displaceable Monolayers and Microdisplacement Printing: 1-Adamantanethiol Assembly and Applications

Self-assembly techniques at the supramolecular 1–100 nm scale have been extensively studied for applications ranging from biocompatible systems to microelectronics.1, 2 As the dimensions of patterned...
Thomas J. Mullen, J. Nathan Hohman, Dr. Arrelaine A. Dameron, Jennifer R. Hampton, Susan D. Gillmor, Prof. Paul S. Weiss
Material Matters 2006, 1.2, 8.
Keywords: Adsorption, Applications, Degradations, Deposition, Diffusion, Material Matters, Microelectronics, Microscopy, Nanotechnology, Semiconductor, Separation, Support, Type

Synthesis of Melting Gels Using Mono-Substituted and Di-Substituted Alkoxysiloxanes

Hybrid organic-inorganic sol-gel materials containing silica were first called “ORMOSILs” in 1984.1 Since then, the number of hybrid organicinorganic combinations has increased rapidly.2 Hybrid mater...
Lisa C. Klein and Andrei Jitianu
Material Matters, Volume 7, Number 2, 8–14
Keywords: Absorption, Adhesion, Calorimetry, Combustion, Condensations, Deposition, Exothermic, Filtration, Materials Science, Melting, Oxidations, Polymerization reactions, Purification, Semiconductor, Sol-gel, Solar cells, Solvents, Spin coating, Substitutions, Thermal analysis


Preparing Self-Assembled Monolayers

Self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) of thiols are prepared by immersing a clean gold substrate into a dilute solution of the desired thiol.
Keywords: Adhesion, Sample preparations, Scintillation, Sonication

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