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In nanotechnology, a particle is defined as a small object that behaves as a whole unit in terms of its transport and properties. It is further classified according to size: in terms of diameter, fine particles cover a range between 100 and 2500nanometers, while ultrafine particles, on the other hand, are sized between 1 and 100 nanometers. Similar to ultrafine particles, nanoparticles are sized between 1 and 100 nanometers.
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An Experimentalists’ Perspective
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19 Dec 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Arunava Majumdar
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum, "Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad set of experts to reflect on the future of computational science and engineering.
An Introduction to Colloidal and Self-Assembled Materials I
05 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Travis L. Benati, NACK Network
OutlineReview of SolutionsColloids and Colloidal ChemistrySelf-Assembly
An Introduction to Colloidal and Self-Assembled Materials II
26 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Travis L. Benati, NACK Network
Outline Review of Solutions Colloids and Colloid Chemistry Self-Assembly What is it? Forces and interactions Examples from nature Nanotechnology examples
An Introduction to Nanoparticle Synthesis and Applications
26 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Sebastien Maeder, NACK Network
OutlineNanoparticle SynthesisColloidal Chemical MethodsAttritionPyrolysisRF PlasmaThermal decompositionPulsed Laser MethodSome Nanoparticle Applications
An Introduction to Nanoparticles and Nanostructures
OutlineDefinition and ExamplesPhysical PropertiesSizeCrystalStructureMelting PointMechanical StrengthOptical PropertiesSurface PlasmonsQuantum Confinement EffectsElectrical PropertiesHealth Concerns
Application of Dynamic Light Scattering in the Physicochemical Characterization of Natural and Engineered Nanoparticles
20 Apr 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Trisha Eustaquio
This presentation will highlight the use of dynamic light scattering (DLS), which measures the hydrodynamic size of nanoparticles in suspension, in characterizing specific examples of engineered and natural nanoparticles. In terms of engineered nanoparticles, the role of nanoparticle size in...
Basics of Particle Adhesion
21 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen P. Beaudoin
This presentation will describe the adhesion of rough, asymmetric particles with micro- to nano-scale dimension to solid surfaces. These adhesion processes are of great interest in microelectronics and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The presentation will include experimental and theoretical and...
Biocompatibility and Cellular Overview III: Nanoparticles for Biological Applications Including Liposomes
28 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Terry Kuzma, NACK Network
Outline:BiocompatibilityQuick overview of cellular interactionscale, size, generic animal cellNanoscale materials for biological interactionLiposomesMetal NanoparticlesNanoshellsExamples of bionano applicationsLectures:Biocompatibility and Cellular Overview IBiocompatibility and Cellular Overview...
Biocompatibility and Cellular Overview IV: Role of Metal Nanoparticles in Biological Applications
Bionanotechnology: a different perspective
30 Apr 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Murali Sastry
The study of the synthesis, exotic properties, assembly/packaging and potential commercial application of nanomaterials is an extremely important topic of research that is expected to have far-reaching global impact. The focus of my talk will be on an emerging branch of nanotechnology that...
BME 695L Lecture 10: Nanodelivery of Therapeutic Genes and Molecular Biosensor Feedback Control Systems
26 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.10.1 Introduction and overview10.1.1 Some of the advantages of therapeutic genes10.1.2 Some of the advantages of molecular biosensor feedback control...
BME 695L Lecture 11: Assessing Nanotoxicity at the Single Cell Level
27 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.11.1 Need for single cell measures of nanotoxicity11.1.1 There is more than one way for a cell to die...11.1.2 "Necrosis" vs. "Apoptosis"11.1.3 There...
BME 695L Lecture 12: Assessing Drug Efficacy and Nanotoxicity at the Single Cell Level
22 Nov 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.12.1 Introduction to measures of efficacy for nanomedicine12.1.1 for evaluation purposes, does structure/size reveal function?12.1.2 nanomedical treatment at the single cell...
BME 695L Lecture 3: Theranostics and Molecular Imaging
07 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.3.1 Nanomedical systems – levels of challenges3.1.1 Diagnosis - difficult3.1.2 Therapy – more difficult3.1.3 Both ("Theragnosis") – most...
BME 695L Lecture 5: Nanomaterials for Core Design
03 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.5.1 Introduction5.1.1 core building blocks5.1.2 functional cores5.1.3 functionalizing the core surface5.2 Ferric...
BME 695L Lecture 8: Surface Chemistry: attaching nanomedical structures to the core
12 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
See references below for related reading.8.1 Introduction8.1.1 attachment strategies typically depend on core composition8.1.2 but the attachment strategy should not drive the core...
BME 695L Special Lecture 4: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for Nanomedical Systems (cells and nanoparticles)
02 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Helen McNally
Guest lecturer: Helen McNally
BME 695N Lecture 11: Construction of biomolecule conjugated nanoparticles
30 Sep 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Don Bergstrom
With Donald E. Bergstrom as guest lecturer.
BME 695N Lecture 15: Nanodelivery of therapeutic genes & molecular biosensor feedback control systems
30 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary
Outline:Introduction and overviewSome of the advantages of therapeutic genesSome of the advantages of molecular biosensor feedback control systemsWhy a nanodelivery approach is appropriateThe therapeutic gene approachWhat constitutes a "therapeutic gene" ?Transient versus stable expression...
BME 695N Lecture 9: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for Nanomedical Systems (cells and nanoparticles)
30 Sep 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Helen McNally
What Helen McNally as guest lecturer.