Nanotech 2010 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2010 Vol. 1
Nanotechnology 2010: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites

Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Films Chapter 4

A Generalised Approach for the Surface Engineering of Nanoparticles in Suspension for Highly Efficient Hybrid Capture of Bio-molecules

Authors: T. Sen, I.J. Bruceb

Affilation: University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

Pages: 596 - 599

Keywords: surface coating, magnetic bio-separation, tri-phasic reverse emulsion

A generalised method of surface engineering of nanoparticles in suspension has been reported using a novel strategy “Tri-phasic reverse Emulsion” or TPRE. In this method, the surface functionalisation of nanopaticles can be controlled by controlling the water concentration around the nanoparticles in suspension. As a consequence, the surface can be monolayered in nature and can be potential for the grafting DNA for magnetic bio-separation using hybridisation mechanism.

ISBN: 978-1-4398-3401-5
Pages: 976
Hardcopy: $189.95

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