Nanotech 2011 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2011 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2011: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy

Bio Nano Materials Chapter 3

Hybrid silica-coated palsmonic-magnetic biomarkers

Authors: G.A. Sotiriou, A.M. Hirt, P-Y. Lozach, A. Teleki, F. Krumeich, S.E. Pratsinis

Affilation: Particle Technology Laboratory, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Pages: 209 - 212

Keywords: nanosilver, superparamagnetic nanoparticles, bio-imaging

In this study, hybrid silica-coated plasmonic-magnetic nanoparticles have been synthesized in one-step by a scalable flame aerosol technology. The effect of the silica in the stability of the nanoparticles, as well as their biocompatibility are examined. Finally, their employments as advanced biomarkers is explored by selectively binding them to live human cells.

ISBN: 978-1-4398-7138-6
Pages: 852
Hardcopy: $199.95

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