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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 @ 5 pm (Using Self-Assembly to Make Functional Materials)
Quantum Dot - synthesis routes
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03 Apr 2007 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Saurabh Madaan
A brief survey of synthesis routes of quantum dots, with more emphasis on epitaxial and colloidal approaches.
R Rajesh kumar
Robert J. Moon
santosh kumar biradar
Self-assembled Coordination Architectures: Lessons from Nature
12 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Makoto Fujita
This lecture is part of the 28th Annual H.C. Brown Lectures in Organic Chemistry.
Sourabh Madhav Mehta
Strategies for Preparation and Manufacture of Polymer-based Nanoparticulate Formulations
21 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen R. Byrn
Nanoparticles hold great promise for drug delivery applications. Several polymer-based formulations containing nanoparticles are in late phase development or on the market. In fact, polymer...
Summary of Companies Approved by FDA, Who Use Gold Nanoparticles in Invitro Diagnosis
22 Dec 2012 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): VEERA CSR CHITTEPU
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...
Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials: Working to Improve Efficiency in the Field of Thermoelectrics
08 Jul 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Suzanne Singer
This talk discusses the performance of nanostructured thin films as a potential
material for thermoelectric energy conversion applications, as well as the
material composition variations that...
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...
Dr. S. Vijayakumar is Associate Professor at Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology and a Researcher in Nanomedicine, Nanoelectronics and carbon nanotubes for engineering applications. He...
What Can the TEM Tell You About Your Nanomaterial?
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26 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Stach
In this tutorial, I will present a brief overview of the ways that transmission electron microscopy can be used to characterize nanoscale materials. This tutorial will emphasize what TEM does...
What We Know and Don’t Know About the Toxicity of Nanomaterials: Challenges in Developing Experimental Approaches for Safety Assessment
24 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter L Goering
This seminar will summarize recent research activities at CDRH/FDA and highlight issues en countered in the characterization and biological responses of some prototypic nanomaterials.
[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] 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,...
[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...
[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...
[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...