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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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Feb 19 2015
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,...
[Illinois] Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles Supported on Graphene for Energy Conversion and Heterogeneous Catalysis
17 Dec 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): M. Samy El Shall
Graphene has attracted great interest for a fundamental understanding of its unique structural and electronic properties and also for important potential applications in nanoelectronics and...
How can I simulate a gold capped silicon nanoparticle (diameter: 250nm, 500nm, 1000nm, 2000nm) to find absorption spectra?
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I have made silicon nanoparticles (diameter: 250nm, 500nm, 1000nm, 2000nm) with half of it covered with 20-30 nm gold. Is there a way to find the plasmon resonances, absorption spectra etc.?
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What are the possible solvents for Hydroxyapatite nanopowders?
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Sourabh Madhav Mehta
Aluminium nanoparticles in colloid form?
Does anyone know any commercial vendors who supply aluminium (not aluminium oxide) nanoparticles? I would prefer if the particles are in colloid form since I would like to drop-cast them....
PHYS 620 Lecture 15: Plasmons in Nanoparticles
12 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roberto Merlin
Summary of Companies Approved by FDA, Who Use Gold Nanoparticles in Invitro Diagnosis
22 Dec 2012 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): VEERA CSR CHITTEPU
Ultra-stable nanoparticles of (CdSe)n and their unique properties
02 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Atsuo Kasuya
Nanoparticles exhibit unique materials functions not realizable in the bulk solid, leading useful practical applications. Recent progresses in synthesis show possibility of producing them down to...
[Illinois] NBSS11: Dynamic Light Scattering for Nanoparticle Characterization
26 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriel Popescu
Biophotonics Summer School 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011 – Friday, June 03, 2011
The Biophotonics Summer School brings together from a wide variety of disciplines to teach students about the...
Magnesium Phyllo (Organo) Silicate: A Clay to Play with in Materials Science
24 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): M. Eswaramoorthy
The synthesis and applications of amino functionalized clay will be discussed in this talk. The tailor made clay containing
amino pendants is easily dispersible in water. This property has been...
Application of Dynamic Light Scattering in the Physicochemical Characterization of Natural and Engineered Nanoparticles
20 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | 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...