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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.
Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Nanoparticles can be found here.
17 Jan 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Darren Hayes, Nancy Healy
Many plastics are in our oceans due to pollution, including ocean dumping and land runoff. Sunlight and alkaline ocean water break these plastics down into small particles, many are nanoscale in...
How Small is That?
02 Dec 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jamie Ryan
This lab is designed to help students understand the size of nanoparticles compared to the size of other known quantities, such as a human being or a skin cell. After the size of nanoparticles is...
Syed Shajar Ali Imam
[Illinois] Measuring Cellular Processes with Plasmonic Nanoparticles
13 Jun 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bjorn Reinhard
Plasmonics and Its Applications Workshop 2016 3/22/2016 Measuring Cellular Processes with Plasmonic Nanoparticles Bjorn Reinhard
The Effects of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles on Brine Shrimp: A Toxicology Study
05 Apr 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sharon Haldeman Mierhofer, NNCI Nano
This lab is designed to help students understand the following: the interdisciplinary fields of science, a practical application of chemistry in the real world, and the need to carefully conduct...
Mar 21 2016
nanoBIO node Plasmonics and Its Applications Workshop
Feb 25 2016
nanoBIO node Webinar Series (Nanosystems Functionalization Modeling and Simulation)
[Illinois] Optimizing Physisorption of Biomolecules to Surfaces and Nanoparticles via Molecular Modeling
18 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yaroslava G Yingling
Professor Yingling is an associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering of UNC-CH & NCSU and the Department of Chemistry at Duke University. Her research...
[Illinois] Plasmonic Nanoparticles and Nanostructures
28 Oct 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ivan Smalyukh
Ivan I. Smalyukh is an Asst. Professor at the Department of Physics and the Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds a PhD in Chemical Physics...
[Illinois] Integration of Quantum Dot Nanoparticles with Multimodal Microspheres for PET and Cerenkov Luminescene Imaging of Cancer
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joanne Li
Cerenkov luminescence (CL) imaging utilizes the photons emitted during radioactive decay when charged particles travel faster than the phase velocity of light in a dielectric medium. In this talk,...
May 12 2015
NanoFlorida 2015: 8th Annual Nanoscience Technology Symposium - FSU
E SC 213 Lecture 1.1: An Introduction to Colloidal and Self-Assembled Materials - Solutions Review, Colloids and Colloidal Chemistry
05 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): NACK Network
Review of solution chemistry and colloids
The Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Network
Funded, in part, by a grant from the National Science Foundation. DUE...
Feb 19 2015
Prof. George Schatz at the nanoBIO Node @ 5 pm (Using Self-Assembly to Make Functional Materials)
Prof. George Schatz at the nanoBIO Node @ 10 am (Silver and Gold Nanoparticles: New Directions for Theory)
PhotonicsPOS: Particle on Substrate
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12 Jan 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Rohith Chandrasekar, Urcan Guler, Ludmila Prokopeva, Alexander V. Kildishev
Scattering solutions for a core-shell spherical particle on a planar lamellar substrate
[Illinois] Fundamentals of Nano-Optics and Plasmonics for the Biomedical Researcher
01 Aug 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Prashant K Jain
Prashant Jain grew up in Bombay, where he completed his undergraduate education at the Institute of Chemical Technology. He obtained his PhD working with M. A. El-Sayed at Georgia Tech in 2008,...