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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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  1. emiley krystine herbert

    '''----== ^,,Hello My name's Emiley Krystine. I'm fifteen years old and i'm a freshmen in high school. I am very interested in science. My favorite subjects are Nanotechnology, Astrophysics,...

  2. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when...

  3. Finding a Needle in a Haystack: Nanobarcoding for Single Nanoparticle Detection in in vitro and ex vivo Nanomedical Biodistribution Studies

    14 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Trisha Eustaquio

    Determination of the fate of administered nanoparticles in a biological system, or nanoparticle biodistribution, is critical in evaluating a nanoparticle formulation for nanomedical purposes....

  4. Highly Efficient Thermal Transport: The Application of Carbon Nanotube Array Interfaces

    01 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Baratunde A. Cola

    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have received much attention in recent years for their extraordinary properties that through careful engineering may be leverage for the development of numerous...

  5. Illinois 2011 NanoBiophotonics Summer School: Poster Day: Yefu Wang

    29 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yefu Wang, Nadia Jassim

    Luminescent properties of rare earth nanoparticles for bioimaging and bioprobing.

  6. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Precisely Size Controlled Drug-silica Nanoconjugate for Cancer Therapy

    05 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Li Tang

    Drug delivery nanomedicine, exemplified by micelles and nanoparticles roughly in the size range of 1-200 nm, have attracted much interest in the past 2-3 decades as alternative modalities for...

  7. Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 5: Nanoparticles against B–lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    11 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Fatih Uckun

  8. Introduction of MEMS Activity at Nano/Micro System Engineering Lab., Kyoto University

    15 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Osamu Tabata

    We are aiming at the realization of microsystems and nanosystems with novel and unique functions by integrating functional elements in different domains such as mechanics, electronics, chemistry,...

  9. KIST/PU 6th Annual Symposium: High Impact Research to Society

    07 Dec 2011 | Workshops

    In 2006, the South Korean Ministry of Science and Technology selected the KIST and Purdue team project from 20 international research proposals submitted to examine how to learn more about the...

  10. KIST/PU Ligand-functionalized gold nanorods as theragnostic agents

    06 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    Plasmon-resonant gold nanorods have been examined as multifunctional agents for imaging and photoactivated therapies. Nanorods can be imaged with single-particle sensitivity by two-photon...

  11. KIST/PU Multi-Component, Multi-Functional Nanomedical Systems for Drug/Gene Delivery

    23 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    In this brief paper we describe some of our recent efforts to construct multi-component, multi-functional nanomedical systems for delivery of therapeutic genes. We first describe the general...

  12. KIST/PU Phage Display Selection of Tissue-Specific Homing Peptides and their Theragnostic Applications

    23 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Byung-Heon Lee

    Several homing peptides that are specific to tumor cells, artherosclerotic plaques, stroke lesion, apoptotic cells and phosphatidylserine have been isolated by phage display in our laboratory. For...

  13. KIST/PU Tumor-Homing Chitosan-Based Nanoparticles for Cancer Theragnosis; Imaging, Drug Delivery and Therapy

    23 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ick Chan Kwon

    We have prepared self-assembled polymeric drug carriers containing fluorophore and loaded drugs for theragnostic imaging of tumors. This new type of polymeric drug carriers visualizes the...

  14. 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...

  15. Malvern Instruments Workshop: Nano-particle Characterization Symposium

    11 Apr 2012 | Workshops | Contributor(s): James Leary

    The key focus of the symposium is to demonstrate how different analytical techniques provide the information needed to advance nanotechnology.

  16. MD Simulation

    31 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sanket S Mahajan, Ganesh Subbarayan, Xufeng Wang

    Code to perform Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations

  17. ME 597A Lecture 7: Uncertainty Quantification in Experiments

    16 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arvind Raman

    Guest Lecture Arvind Raman.

  18. Micro-scaled Biochips with Optically Active Surfaces for Near and Far-field Analysis of Cellular Fluorescence

    31 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Huw Summers

    The integration of thin (< 100 nm) metal films with micro-scale optical waveguides provides a route to controlled spatial excitation of cellular fluorescence within a biochip...

  19. MSL Simulator

    17 Jun 2005 | Tools | Contributor(s): K. J. Cho

    Easy-to-use interface for designing and analyzing electronic properties of different nano materials

  20. Nano-Plasmonic Bowtie Antenna Simulator

    18 Mar 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, P. James Schuck, Eugene Song, Graham Chapman

    A tool for simulating the near-field enhancement effects of nano-scale bowtie antennae., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.