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Recent Advances in Scalable Synthesis and Processing of Two-Dimensional Materials
Advances in scalable synthesis and processing of two-dimensional materials
Multidimensional Application of Titania Nanoparticles
Despite TiO2 nanoparticles being widely available, there is currently no reliable commercial source for monodisperse non-aggregated TiO2 nanoparticles. We now offer a new and exciting range of monodisperse and non-aggregated TiO2 NPs.
Mesoporous Materials: Properties and Applications
Mesoporous Materials include a range of high surface area porous silicates with applications in gas adsorption, drug delivery, diagnostics and catalysis.
The Application of Quantum Dots in Display Technology
Quantum Dots (QDs), a nanoscale material with unique optical properties governed by quantum mechanics, have been incorporated into a new display technology under development at QD Vision, Inc.
Methods of Synthesizing Monodisperse Colloidal Quantum Dots
Colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) are semiconducting crystals of only a few nanometers (ca. 2–12 nm) coated with ligand/surfactant molecules to help prevent agglomeration.
Synthesis of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biosensing
Professor Randal Lee (University of Houston, USA) discusses design considerations for iron oxide magnetic nanospheres and nanocubes used for biosensing, including synthetic procedures, size, and shape. The effects of these variables are discussed for various volumetric-based and surface-based detection schemes.
Introduction to Gold Nanoparticles – Properties & Applications in Life Science
Gold nanoparticles are particles with diameters in the 1-100 nm range and have unique optical and physical properties, the most pronounced being the intense absorbance and scattering of incident light at its surface plasmon resonance wavelength.
Nanoparticle-Based Drug and Gene Delivery for Tumor Targeting
Professor Yoshiki Katayama (Kyushu University, Japan) discusses recent advances in drug delivery systems and strategies that exploit the EPR effect, with a special focus on stimuli-responsive systems based on novel materials.
Mesoporous Silica and their Applications
Mesoporous Silica and their Applications
Multidimensional Application of Nonporous Silica Nanoparticles
With the development of more monodispersed and size-controlled particles, nonporous SiNPs are now actively being investigated as promising nanocarrier systems for delivering drugs to various human tissues, and as novel materials for smart plastics
Nanowire Synthesis: From Top-Down to Bottom-Up
The properties of many devices are limited by the intrinsic properties of the materials that compose them.
Additive Manufacturing of Permanent Magnets
Permanent magnets are an essential technology for energy conversion. Motors and generators are used to convert energy between electrical and mechanical forms.
Synthetic Strategy for Large Scale Production of Oligothiophenes
Oligothiophenes are important organic electronic materials which can be produced using synthetic intermediates and Suzuki coupling.
Lightweight Metal Matrix Nanocomposites - Stretching the Boundaries of Metals
Composite materials that traditionally incorporate micron scale reinforcements in a bulk matrix offer opportunities to tailor material properties such as hardness, tensile strength, ductility, density, thermal and electrical conductivity, and wear resistance.
Magnetic-Plasmonic Hybrid Nanobeads Designed for Imaging and Isolation of Cellular Organelles
Magnetic-plasmonic nanoparticles offer the combined benefits of both a magnetic probe as well as additional imaging modes usually associated with noble metal nanoparticles. Professor Shinya Maenosono (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) explores the synthesis, characterization, and proof-of-concept application
Therapeutic Nanoparticles Harness Myeloid Cells for Brain Tumor-Targeted Delivery and Immunomodulation
Immunosuppressive tumor-associated myeloid cells (TAMC) are responsible for glioblastoma (GBM) resistance to immunotherapies and existing standard of care treatments. This mini-review highlights recent progress in implementing nanotechnology in advancing TAMC-targeted therapies for GBM.
Microfluidics for Nanoencapsulation of Nucleic Acids Using Polymeric Carriers
Microfluidic assembly can efficiently overcome the general disadvantages of polyamine nanoencapsulation of nucleic acids, such as a less defined morphology and composition, polydispersity, and poor reproducibility.
Applications of Iron Oxide Incorporated Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles
As a result of their properties, CPNs can deliver enhanced sensitivity, improved stability, and rapid, reliable results across various life science assays, including lateral flow and western blot. This innovative technology may provide benefits in the lab and allow the
Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage Systems (MOST) – Design, Synthesis, and Application
The substantial rise in global population has triggered a significant surge in the demand for energy worldwide, amplifying the need for renewable energy sources and improved energy storage. Molecular thermal energy storage (MOST) is a promising, highly controlled technique for
Synthesis of Halide Perovskite Quantum Dots for Display Applications
Studies on perovskite quantum dots are developing and progress has been made toward overcoming the challenges of QDs. Strategies to fabricate high-quality materials have enabled rapid light-emitting device development.
Solvothermal Synthesis of Nanoparticles
Solvothermal synthesis of nanoparticles: applications from nanocircuits and nano-optical circuits to nanomagnetics and biotech.
Synthesis of ZnO Aggregates and Their Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
One of the more traditional photovoltaic devices, single crystalline silicon solar cells were invented more than 50 years ago, currently make up 94% of the market. Single crystalline silicon solar cells operate on the principle of p-n junctions formed by
Gold Nanoparticles: Properties and Applications
Gold (Au) nanoparticles have tunable optical and electronic properties and are used in a number of applications including photovoltaics, sensors, drug delivery & catalysis.
Nanostructured Materials Through Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis
Ultrasonic spray pyrolysis (USP) is effective for preparing a wide array of materials and is scalable and continuous. Nanomaterials prepared by USP include nanoporous metal oxides and sulfides, nanocomposites, semiconductor quantum dots, and conductive metal inks.
Chemical Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles
Magnetic nanoparticles have attracted tremendous attention due to their novel properties and their potential applications in magnetic recording, magnetic energy storage and biomedicine.
Commercial Volumes of Quantum Dots: Controlled Nanoscale Synthesis and Micron-Scale Applications.
Quantum dots (QDs) are luminescent semiconductor nanoparticles, with diameters in the range of 1 to 20 nm. The unique optical and electronic properties of QDs are being exploited in a number of applications including flat panel displays and coloured lighting
Phyllosilicate Clay Minerals: Principles and Applications
We have discussed shortly the applications of 1:1 and 2:1 phyllosilicate material in membrane technology, as well as the basic geometric understanding of their layered structures.
Starbons: Cooking up Nanostructured Mesoporous Materials
Our strategy is to synthesize mesoporous carbonaceous materials (“Starbons”) using mesoporous expanded starch as the precursor without the need for a templating agent.
Fluorescent Nanomaterials for Bioimaging: Considerations of Particle Brightness, Photostability, and Size
Professor Marco Torelli examines fluorescent nanomaterials for use in bioimaging applications current state-of-the-art materials, focusing on fluorescence brightness, photostability, and size, and relates them to emerging applications.
Polymeric Antioxidants and Nanobiomaterials for Innovative Therapeutic Modalities
Polymeric antioxidants are promising and effective new-generation antioxidant therapies. With flexibility of form as well as prolonged stability and circulation, these nanobiomaterials have superior bioavailability for drug delivery and antioxidant potential.
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