Special Issue "Current Trends in Up-Converting Nanoparticles"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2015)
Prof. Dr. John Capobianco
Concordia University Research Chair in Nanoscience, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Co-Director Centre for NanoScience Research, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St. W., SP 275.13, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1R6, Canada
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Interests: upconversion; lanthanides; synthesis of lanthanide doped nanoparticles; bioimaging; MRI; PDT; photoswitching
Upconverting nanomaterials have received enormous attention over the past years, resulting in a plethora of applications, which impact our daily lives. These applications cover a range of fields (from chemistry, physics and biology, to medicine, engineering and electronics), and may be considered to cover four broad categories: optoelectronics, bio-nanomedicine, security and alternative energy. The enormous number of publications, which has accelerated since the late 90’s and the continued development of upconverting nanomaterials reflect this.
This issue of Nanomaterials will consider the synthesis, characterization, functionalization and applications (MRI, PDT, imaging, theranostic, photovoltaic, optoelectonics) of upconverting nanomaterials.
Prof. Dr. John Capobianco
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