Gold Coated Microscope Glass Slides and Coverslips

Gold Coated Microscope Slides and Coverslips are ideal Substrates for Fluorescence Microscopy, Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS).

Gold Coated Microscope Slides

Our stock slides are aluminosilicate glass, 1″ x 3″ x 0.7 mm, available with 10 nm, 50 nm or 100 nm gold films:

SKUDescriptionGold ThicknessPack Size
AU.0100.ALSIGlass slides10 nm5 slidesORDER NOW
AU.0500.ALSIGlass slides50 nm5 slidesORDER NOW
AU.1000.ALSIGlass slides100 nm5 slidesORDER NOW


Gold Coated Coverslips

Our coverslips are borosilicate glass, 0.13 to 0.16 mm thick, 22 mm square (.CSS) or 15 mm round (.CSR):

SKUDescriptionGold ThicknessPack Size
AU.0100.CSSSquare Coverslips10 nm12ORDER NOW
AU.0500.CSSSquare Coverslips50 nm12ORDER NOW
AU.0100.CSR24Round Coverslips10 nm3x8ORDER NOW


Gold-Coated Glass Chips

10-mm x 10-mm x 0.7 mm glass chips of aluminosilicate coated with gold.  Available on 10-nm, 50-nm or 100-nm thick gold films.  Titanium adhesion layer used on all products. Thickness of Titanium same as .ALSI products. Other glass dimensions available upon request.

Ordering in Bulk?  Contact us for Special Pricing

SKUDescriptionGold ThicknessPackage Size
AU.0100.GC10Glass chips coated with Gold10 nm20 chipsORDER NOW
AU.0500.GC10Glass chips coated with Gold50 nm20 chipsORDER NOW
AU.1000.GC10Glass chips coated with Gold100 nm20 chipsORDER NOW

Gold-Coated Chips for SPR

SPRChip (full gold film) and SpotReady (patterned gold spots) are gold chips developed for applications in Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR).  SF-10 glass (index = 1.72) chips with dimensions 1 mm x 18mm x 18 mm; coated with gold.  More Information Here

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SKUProduct DescriptionPackage Size
SPR-1000-050SPRchip 5 chipsORDER NOW
SPR-1000-016SpotReady 165 chipsORDER NOW

Examples of Studies that Used Gold-Coated Glass Substrates:

  • C. Jeong et al. “Surface plasmon resonance imaging of thin films” Int. J. Heat Mass T. 2018. LINK
  • Y. Cheong et al. “Surface-Enhanced Raman scattering of bacteria” Spectrochim. Acta A 2017. LINK
  • E. Boder et al. “Immobilization of fluorescent proteins on surfaces” Biotech. Prog. 2017. LINK
  • T. Hansen et al. “Biomaterial arrays identify distinct cell types” Biomater. Sci. 2014. LINK
  • N. Tawil et al. “Viruses monitored by Surface Plasmon Resonance” J. Phys. ChemC 2013. LINK

Don’t see what you need?  We have capabilities to coat most metals (Ag, Ni, Ti, etc.) on to any glass.  We also can cut glass to any size (>5 mm).  Contact us for custom products: email us!

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