|| List of recent Nanoparticle-related patents
|Method and system for detection of cancer|
A non-invasive and real-time optical method for detection of cancerous cells that includes the steps of optically irradiating an area of a tissue in which targeted nanoparticles are accumulated with a light source outputting an optical signal of ne or more specific wavelengths; identifying cancerous cells by measuring diffusion reflection of the irradiated tissue where the cancerous cells and the nanoparticles are located; and outputting data indicative of the identified cancerous cells.. .
|Metamaterial optical elements self-assembled on protein scaffolds|
A genetically modified cowpea mosaic virus (cpmv) protein capsid serves as a scaffold for metal nanoparticles, preferably gold nanospheres, of 15 nm to 35 nm, creating plasmonic nanoclusters. The self-assembled nanoclusters gave rise to a 10-fold surface-averaged enhancement of the local electromagnetic field.
|Multi-color nanoscale imaging based on nanoparticle cathodoluminescence|
Multi-color cl images of nanoparticle samples may be generated, by irradiating with a scanning electron beam a nanoparticle sample that containing a plurality of spectrally distinct optical emitters configured to generate cl light at respective different color channels, then detecting the cl light from the nanoparticles to generate multi-color np-cl images of the nanoparticle sample. In some embodiments, se (secondary electron) images of the sample may be acquire, substantially simultaneously with the acquisition of the cl images, so as to generate correlative np-cl and se images of the nanoparticle sample.
|Luminescent nanoparticle compositions|
A composition is disclosed which is capable of being used for detection, comprising a noble metal nanoparticle. The inventive compositions exhibit little interaction with serum proteins while exhibiting ph-dependent adsorption onto live cell membranes.
|Substrate surface structured with thermally stable metal alloy nanoparticles, a method for preparing the same and uses thereof, in particular as a catalyst|
The invention relates to a method for preparing a substrate surface structured with thermally stable metal alloy nanoparticles, which method comprises—providing a micellar solution of amphiphilic molecules such as organic diblock or multiblock copolymers in a suitable solvent; —loading the micelles of said micellar solution with metal ions of a first metal salt; —loading the micelles of said micellar solution with metal ions of at least one second metal salt; —depositing the metal ion-loaded micellar solution onto a substrate surface to form a (polymer) film comprising an ordered array of (polymer) domains; co-reducing the metal ions contained in the deposited domains of the (polymer) film by means of a plasma treatment to form an ordered array of nanoparticles consisting of an alloy of the metals used for loading the micelles on the substrate surface. The invention also provides a nanostructured substrate surface obtainable by said method as well as the use of said nanostructured substrate surface as a catalyst..
|Polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same|
Disclosed are a polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cells and a membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same. The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a fluorine-based cation exchange resin having proton conductivity and fibrous nanoparticles having a hydrophilic group.
|Casting component and method for the application of an anticorrosive layer|
A casting component and method for the application of an anticorrosive layer to a substrate, such as the casting component, are provided. The casting component for a device for casting a metal melt includes a metallic basic body and a melt contact surface region which is exposed to the metal melt during casting operation.
|Kind of light-heat dual curing anisotropic conductive adhesive anisotropic conductive film and their preparation methods|
A kind of light-heat dual curing anisotropic conductive adhesive includes light curing activated monomer 15.0-18.0%, light-cured resin 4.5-12.5%, thermosetting resin 20.0-25.0%, elastomer 5.0-10.0%, insulating nanoparticles 8.0-15.0%, conductive particles 4.0-18.0%, light curing agent 3.0-5.0% and latent heat curing agent 12.0-16.0%, wherein the components are counted according to weight percentage. The present invention also discloses a kind of light-heat dual curing anisotropic conductive film (acf) and its preparation methods.
|Surface binding of nanoparticle based drug delivery to tissue|
Microparticles and nanoparticles and compositions thereof are provided. The microparticles and nanoparticles and compositions may be used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disease, such as osteoarthritis and injury..
|3-dimensional nanoparticle assembly structure and gas sensor using same|
The present invention provides a 3-dimensional nanoparticle structure, wherein a plurality of structures formed by assembling nanoparticles is connected to form a bridge, and a gas sensor using the same.. .
|Color rewritable storage|
A chromatic data storage system includes a substrate. The substrate includes nanoparticles operable to emit light frequencies (e.g.
|Conjugates of nano-diamond and magnetic or metallic particles|
Techniques for imaging a characteristic of a sample with a plurality of conjugates of diamond-metallic nanoparticles having a nitrogen vacancy center. The plurality of conjugates can be exposed to a sample and the nitrogen vacancy centers can be optically pumped.
|Electrochemical liquid-liquid-solid deposition processes for production of group iv semiconductor materials|
An electrochemical liquid-liquid-solid (lls) process that produces unlimited amounts of crystalline semiconductor, such as ge or si, from aqueous or polar solutions with tunable nanostructured shapes without any physical or chemical templating agent is presented. Dissolution into, saturation within, and precipitation of the semiconductor from a liquid electrode (e.g., hg pool) or near an electrode comprising metallic nanoparticles (e.g., in nanoparticles) yields a polycrystalline semiconductor material, as deposited.
|Nano-leucite for slow release nitrogen fertilizer and green environment|
To compete with the increasing global food demand, it is necessary to increase the food production. Fertilizers which are in practice now a days has major disadvantage that 50% of nutrient contents loss due to leaching and also leads to ground water contamination.
|Targeted conjugates encapsulated in particles and formulations thereof|
Particles, including nanoparticles and microparticles, and pharmaceutical formulations thereof, containing conjugates of an active agent such as a therapeutic, prophylactic, or diagnostic agent attached to a targeting moiety via a linker have been designed which can provide improved temporospatial delivery of the active agent and/or improved biodistribution. Methods of making the conjugates, the particles, and the formulations thereof are provided.
|Functionalized silicate nanoparticle composition, removing and exfoliating asphaltenes with same|
Removing an asphaltene particle from a substrate includes contacting a silicate nanoparticle with a chemical group to form a functionalized silicate nanoparticle, the chemical group includes a first portion; and a second portion comprising an aromatic moiety, the first portion being bonded to the silicate nanoparticle; contacting the asphaltene particle with the functionalized silicate nanoparticle, the asphaltene particle being disposed on the substrate; interposing the functionalized silicate nanoparticle between the asphaltene particle and the substrate; and separating the asphaltene particle from the substrate with the functionalized silicate nanoparticle to remove the asphaltene particle. A composition includes a functionalized silicate nanoparticle comprising a reaction product of a silicate nanoparticle and an aromatic compound; and a fluid.
|Nanoplasmonic molecular ruler for nuclease activity and dna footprinting|
This invention provides a nanoplasmonic molecular ruler, which can perform label-free and real-time monitoring of nucleic acid (e.g., dna) length changes and perform nucleic acid footprinting. In various embodiments the ruler comprises a nucleic acid attached to a nanoparticle, such that changes in the nucleic acid length are detectable using surface plasmon resonance.
The present disclosure provides formulations of pyrethroid compounds comprising nanoparticles of polymer-associated pyrethroid compounds along with various formulating agents. The present disclosure also provides methods for producing and using these formulations.
|Scaffold-free tissue constructs|
A tissue construct comprising includes a self-assembled, scaffold-free, high-density cell aggregate. The cell aggregate includes a plurality of cells and a plurality of biocompatible and degradable nanoparticles and/or microparticles that are incorporated within the cell aggregate.
|Portable water quality instrument|
A hand-held microfluidic testing device is provided that includes a housing having a cartridge receiving port, a cartridge for input to the cartridge receiving port having a sample input and a channel, where the channel includes a mixture of raman-scattering nanoparticles and a calibration solution, where the calibration solution includes chemical compounds capable of interacting with a sample under test input to the cartridge and the raman-scattering nanoparticles, and an optical detection system in the housing, where the optical detection system is capable of providing an illuminated electric field, where the illuminating electric field is capable of being used for raman spectroscopy with the raman-scattering nanoparticles and the calibration solution to analyze the sample under test input to the cartridge.. .
|Compositions and methods for optimizing drug hydrophobicity and drug delivery to cells|
Methods to determine drug hydrophobicity and to quantify changes in drug hydrophobicity that optimize drug function by means of differential scanning calorimetry of an endothermic phase transition of a base protein-based polymer, specifically of an elastic-contractile model protein, to which is attached the drug to be evaluated for its hydrophobicity in terms of the change in gibbs free energy for hydrophobic association, Δgha have been developed. Also described herein is the preparation of nanoparticles comprised of protein-based polymers, specifically of elastic-contractile model proteins, designed for the binding and desired release rate of a specific drug or class of drugs.
|Fluorescent label for biological substance detection method|
The present invention provides a fluorescent label that can be used for carrying out a biological substance detection method for specifically detecting a biological substance from a pathological specimen, by which method, when immunostaining using a fluorescent label and staining for morphological observation using a staining agent for morphological observation are simultaneously performed, the results of fluorescence observation and immunostaining can be assessed properly even if the fluorescent label and/or the staining agent is/are deteriorated by irradiation with an excitation light. The fluorescent label is a fluorescent dye-containing nanoparticle in which the parent material is a cross-linked polymer and the fluorescent dye is an aromatic ring-based dye molecule.
|Method of analyzing binding efficiency of adhesive nanoparticles|
Provided is a method of analyzing binding efficiency of adhesive nanoparticles. The method includes (a) injecting a solution containing nanoparticles into a first chamber slide, (b) evaporating only the solution from the first chamber slide into which the solution containing the nanoparticles is injected, and measuring a saturation temperature using a thermal imager while radiating light from a light source, (c) injecting cells into a second chamber slide, (d) injecting a solution containing nanoparticles into the second chamber slide in which the cells are cultured, (e) removing nanoparticles which are not bound to the cells from the second chamber slide into which the cells and the nanoparticles are injected, and (f) evaporating only the solution from the second chamber slide from which the nanoparticles are removed, and measuring a saturation temperature using a thermal image while radiating light from the light source..
|Shape memory polymer material compositions, methods and applications|
A shape memory polymer material composition comprises: (1) a plurality of inorganic core nanoparticles as netpoints to which is connected; (2) a switching segment that comprises a polymer network. The polymer network comprises: (1) a corona component bonded to each inorganic core nanoparticle through a first chemical linkage; (2) a canopy component bonded to each corona component through a second chemical linkage; and (3) a plurality of cross-linking components cross-linking between different canopy components through a third chemical linkage.
|Therapeutic polymeric nanoparticles with mtor inhibitors and methods of making and using same|
The present disclosure generally relates to therapeutic nanoparticles. Exemplary nanoparticles disclosed herein may include about 1 to about 20 weight percent of a mtor inhibitor; and about 70 to about 99 weight percent biocompatible polymer..
|Process for preparing therapeutic nanoparticles|
The present disclosure generally relates to a process for preparing therapeutic nanoparticles, where the process includes combining a therapeutic agent with an organic acid. The therapeutic nanoparticles may have, for example, improved drug loading and/or drug release properties..
|Nanoparticle compositions of albumin and paclitaxel|
The present invention provides compositions (such as pharmaceutical compositions) comprising nanoparticles comprising albumin and paclitaxel. The compositions have a specific albumin polymer/monomer profile and are particularly suitable for use in treating diseases such as cancer..
|Method for making customised nanoparticles, nanoparticles and uses thereof|
A method for the production of biodegradable nanoparticles with an average particle size of less than 400 nm. In a first step, a macromonomer is prepared in a ring opening polymerization process between a hydrophilic acrylate compound (a) as an initiator and hydrophobic cyclic monomers (b), wherein the macromonomer comprises at least two repetitive units based on the cyclic monomer.
|Soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor (stnf-r) used as a targeting agent to treat arthritis and other diseases|
This invention describes the use of stnf-r as a targeting agent attached to liposomes incorporating anti-inflammatory drugs to treat arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. A variety of steroidal and non-steroidal drugs and disease modifying drugs and other anti-inflammatory compounds may be incorporated into the stnf-r coated liposomes.
|Anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha (tnf-a) antibody used as a targeting agent to treat arthritis and other diseases|
This invention describes the use of anti-tnf-a antibody as a targeting agent attached to liposomes incorporating anti-inflammatory drugs to treat arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. A variety of steroidal and non-steroidal drugs and disease modifying drugs and other anti-inflammatory compounds may be incorporated into the anti-tnf-a coated liposomes.
|Combined mesenchymal stem cell transplantation and targeted delivery of vegf for treatment of myocardial infarction|
Compositions and kits useful for the treatment of myocardial infarction comprise (i) p-selectin-targeted carriers (e.g., p-selectin-targeted liposomes, quantum dots or biodegradable nanoparticles) comprising vegf and (ii) mscs.. .
|Catalytic delivery nanosubstrates (cdns) for highly efficient delivery of biomolecules|
This invention relates, e.g., to a molecular delivery system comprising a. A substrate having a nanostructured surface region which comprises a plurality of nanostructures and, covalently attached to the substrate, multiple copies of a first member of a binding pair; and b.
|Nanoparticle based therapy for dispersing mucin|
There are provided compositions and methods to disperse mucin and/or actin using nanoparticles wherein the average diameter of the nanoparticles is less than about 1000 nm.. .
|Oxide ferrimagnetics with spinel structure nanoparticles and iron oxide nanoparticles, biocompatible aqueous colloidal systems comprising nanoparticles, ferriliposomes, and uses thereof|
The present invention relates to methods for producing oxide ferrimagnetics with spinel structure and iron oxide nanoparticles by soft mechanochemical synthesis using inorganic salt hydrates, oxide ferrimagnetics with spinel structure and iron oxide nanoparticles of ultra-small size and high specific surface area obtainable by the methods, biocompatible aqueous colloidal systems comprising oxide ferrimagnetics with spinel structure and iron oxide nanoparticles, carriers comprising oxide ferrimagnetics with spinel structure and iron oxide nanoparticles, and uses thereof in medicine.. .
|Multifunctional bacteriophage for delivery of therapeutic agents and imaging reagents|
This invention relates to modified bacteriophage useful for the delivery of macromolecular biopolymers and nanoparticles to target cells, e.g., disease cells, and their use in cell-selective identification and imaging, as well as the treatment and prevention of diseases and other medical conditions.. .
|Maleimide-functionalized gold nanoparticles|
A maleimide-functionalized gold nanoparticle is described herein. More specifically, a maleimide-functionalized gold nanoparticle of formula (i): is described, wherein “n” and “m” are integers independently ranging from 1 to 100..
|Metal nanoparticle-pcp complex and manufacturing method therefor|
Provided is a composite, including a metal nanoparticle inside a porous coordination polymer (pcp), in which the pcp is formed of a metal ion and an organic ligand.. .
|Thermoelectric skutterudite compositions and methods for producing the same|
Compositions related to skutterudite-based thermoelectric materials are disclosed. Such compositions can result in materials that have enhanced zt values relative to one or more bulk materials from which the compositions are derived.
|Methods and apparatus for transparent display using up-converting nanoparticles|
Disclosed herein are transparent color displays with nanoparticles made with nonlinear materials and/or designed to exhibit optical resonances. These nanoparticles are embedded in or hosted on a transparent substrate, such as a flexible piece of clear plastic or acrylic.
|Methods and apparatus for transparent display using scattering nanoparticles|
Transparent displays enable many useful applications, including heads-up displays for cars and aircraft as well as displays on eyeglasses and glass windows. Unfortunately, transparent displays made of organic light-emitting diodes are typically expensive and opaque.
|Instrument with dial for a motor vehicle and method for producing the same|
An instrument is provided with dial for a motor vehicle and a method for producing the same. The dial includes, but is not limited to a support disc, a display area on the support disc and a transparent chromatographically colored ring element, which surrounds the display area.
|Manufacturing method of electrochromic working electrode and electrochromic device|
A manufacturing method of an electrochromic working electrode is disclosed, comprising electroplating a first conductive polymer and nanoparticles in order on a surface of an ito conductive glass using an electrochemical method so as to obtain a electrochromic working electrode coated with the first conductive polymer and the nanoparticles. The invention further discloses an electrochromic device.
|Silver-to-silver bonded ic package having two ceramic substrates exposed on the outside of the package|
A packaged power device involves no soft solder and no wire bonds. The direct-bonded metal layers of two direct metal bonded ceramic substrate assemblies, such as direct bonded aluminum (dba) substrates, are provided with sintered silver pads.
|Vertical light emitting diode with photonic nanostructures and method of fabrication thereof|
There is provided a method of fabricating a vertical light emitting diode which includes forming a light emitting diode structure. Forming the light emitting diode structure includes: forming a first material layer of a first conductivity type, forming a second material layer of a second conductivity type, forming a light emitting layer between the first material layer and the second material layer, and forming a plurality of generally ordered photonic nanostructures at a surface of the first material layer through which light generated from the light emitting layer is emitted for enhancing light extraction efficiency of the vertical light emitting diode.
|Fine particles having a multiple structure, polymer film for smart glass and method of manufacturing the same|
Disclosed are fine particles having a multiple structure, a polymer film for smart glass, and a method of manufacturing the same. More particularly, disclosed are fine particles having a multiple structure, which include a reaction portion containing iron oxide nanoparticles, carbon black and/or carbon nanotubes, and at least one non-reaction portion containing silica and/or titania nanoparticles, and which rotate by means of an electric field or a magnetic field, a polymer film for smart glass including the fine particles to control light transmissivity, and a method of manufacturing the same..
|Method and nanocomposite for treating wastewater|
The method and nanocomposite for treating wastewater provides a method of treating aniline-containing wastewater with a magnetic nanocomposite. Nickel nitrate, iron nitrate and citric acid are dissolved in deionized water to form a metal nitrate and citric acid solution, which is then ph balanced.
|Fluid level sensing tank materials|
A fluid tank for micro-fluid ejection devices is provided. The fluid tank includes housing with an interior surface coating.
|Polypyrrole copolymer nanoparticles-based compositions and methods for detecting lead lions|
Compositions containing vinyl polymers and ionophores selective for lead ions (e.g., polypyrrole copolymers), and methods for making these compositions are disclosed herein. The compositions can, for example, be used for detecting lead ions in a sample..
|Thermoelectric material and thermoelectric device including the same|
A thermoelectric material includes a stack structure including alternately stacked first and second material layers. The first material layer may include a carbon nano-material.
|Method of and printable compositions for manufacturing a multilayer carbon nanotube capacitor|
Multilayer carbon nanotube capacitors, and methods and printable compositions for manufacturing multilayer carbon nanotubes (cnts) are disclosed. A first capacitor embodiment comprises: a first conductor; a plurality of fixed cnts in an ionic liquid, each fixed cnt comprising a magnetic catalyst nanoparticle coupled to a carbon nanotube and further coupled to the first conductor; and a first plurality of free cnts dispersed and moveable in the ionic liquid.
|Synthesis and surface functionalization of particles|
Provided are methods of controlling the shape and surface chemistry of nanoparticles, particularly ferrite nanoparticles. Methods for preparing non-spherical ferrite nanoparticles, including nanocubes, nanobars, nanoplates, and nanoflowers, are described.
|Branched lactic acid polymers with high viscosity in the molten state and high shear sensitivity, and nanocomposites thereof|
Disclosed is a polymer obtainable by bulk polymerization of lactide or lactic acid or a lactic acid copolymer obtainable by copolymerization of lactide or lactic acid with glycolide, glycolic acid and/or hydroxyacids in open or closed (cyclic) form in the presence of at least two organic and/or organic/inorganic chain regulators or a functionalized nanoparticle (nanosilica, montmorillonite).. .
|Continuous flow production of gelatin nanoparticles|
A continuous process for the preparation of gelatin based nanoparticles in a reactor having a process channel having a mixing element therein, the process having the following steps: a) feeding separately an aqueous gelatin solution at a first rate and a water-miscible organic solvent at a second rate to the process channel of the reactor to be mixed therein, to form a suspension of non-crosslinked gelatin based nanoparticles and b) crosslinking the non-crosslinked gelatin based nanoparticles, wherein the sum of the first rate and the second rate is chosen such that the reactor has a mixing efficiency as determined by the villermaux/dushman method of between 0.1 and 1.5 and the period from the time point at which the aqueous gelatin solution is fed to the reactor to the time point at which the mixture of the aqueous gelatin solution and the organic solvent contacts the mixing element is at most 15 seconds.. .
|Prna mutlivalent junction domain for use in stable multivalent rna nanoparticles|
Trifurcate rna junction domains derived from phi29 prna are described that assemble with high affinity and that are stable in vitro and in vivo. Further expansion of trifurcated rna domains to multiple way junction scaffolds via creative designs enable an array of toolkit to construct nanoparticle architectures with diverse shapes and angles.
|Deposition apparatus and method|
A method for filling features in a layer over a substrate is provided. A dispersion of nanoparticles less than 5 nm is placed on the layer.
|Silicon/germanium-based nanoparticle pastes with ultra low metal contamination|
Silicon based nanoparticle inks are described with very low metal contamination levels. In particular, metal contamination levels can be established in the parts-per-billion range.
|Multilayer film for encapsulating oxygen and/or moisture sensitive electronic devices|
The present invention relates to a multilayer barrier film capable of encapsulating a moisture and/or oxygen sensitive electronic or optoelectronic device, the barrier film including at least one nanostructured layer including reactive nanoparticles capable of interacting with moisture and/or oxygen, the reactive nanoparticles being distributed within a polymeric binder, and at least one ultraviolet light neutralizing layer comprising a material capable of absorbing ultraviolet light, thereby limiting the transmission of ultraviolet light through the barrier film.. .
|Distance-based quantitative analysis using a capillarity-based analytical device|
Apparatus for quantitative analytical measurements using capillarity-based analytical devices is described. Porous cellulose (i.e., common filter paper) may be used as the reagent carrier for the analyses.
|Cell-friendly inverse opal hydrogels for cell encapsulation, drug and protein delivery, and functional nanoparticle encapsulation|
The invention provides polymer scaffolds for cell-based tissue engineering.. .
|Compositions comprising nanomaterials and method for using such compositions for histochemical processes|
Disclosed embodiments concern histochemical process compositions comprising at least one nanoparticle in an amount effective to reduce or substantially eliminate the average number of spots per slide that result from a sample staining protocol. The nanoparticle can be any of various nanoparticles, or combinations thereof, including metals, metal alloys, metal oxides, ceramics, functionalized metals or metalloids, and other miscellaneous nanoparticles, such as carbon nanoparticles and diamond nanoparticles.
|Method and apparatus for nanocrystallizing a metal surface by shock wave-accelerated nanoparticles|
A method and apparatus for nanocrystallizing a metal surface by laser-induced shock wave-accelerated nanoparticles. The apparatus comprises a control system, a light guiding system, a workbench control system and an auxiliary system, wherein the auxiliary system comprises an air compressor, a paint feeder device, a nanoparticle nozzle, a powder feeder device, an exhaust, a sealed working chamber and a metal nanoparticle recycler device.
|Non ionic/electrolyte, liquid/gaseous, mechanically refined/nanoparticle dispersion building materials/high wear-heat resistant part brushes, windings, battery cells, brake pads, die cast molding, refrigeration, polarized/integrated optical, spectrometric processors, central processor unit processors, electronic storage media, analogous series/parallel circuit generators/transceivers, particulate matter pm carbonaceous-polyamide, crystalline silica, and cellulosic filament extraction/miners suit|
The variable hydraulic press and distillation reservoir process scientific formula non ionic or electrolyte mechanically refined and nanoparticle dispersion preform slurry extrusion with or without ionic suspension preform slurry high wear-heat resistant parts electronic composite coils, windings, annealing, drawn, spun, coils, windings, wire, woven textile mesh, shielding, parts brushes, inductors, antinode couplers, electric rheostats, starters, motors, alternators, generators, ionic suspension enhanced composite coils, composite windings, spun wound coils and windings beryllium be4, magnesium mg12, copper cu29 and carbon nanofoam c6, electronic parts capacitors, ionic suspension circuit battery cells, electronic parts rheostats, resistors, transformers, transducers, rectifiers, power supplies, or heat sinks preform slurry high wear-heat resistant parts aerospace, automotive, and transportation brake calipers, rotors, pads, and bushings preform slurry non ionic or electrolyte mechanically refined and nanoparticle high wear-heat resistant parts precision casting molds 2.5 phase die cast molding building materials fine concrete, mortar, brick, and tiles.. .
|Mesoporous silica nanoparticles for oil absorption|
A method for prevention and/or treatment of steatorrhea in a subject, is disclosed. The method comprises administering to the subject a composition comprising mesoporous silica nanoparticles (msns) in an amount effective for prevention and/or treatment of steatorrhea in the subject.
|Method for generation of nanoparticles composite films and films made using such a method|
Proposed is a method for the production of at least one composite layer (7) in which nanoparticles are embedded in a polymer matrix, comprising the following steps: 1. In situ production and aerosol deposition of nano-particles onto a substrate (1) for the formation of a particle film (2) on the substrate (1); 2 immersing said particle film (2) with a polymer solution or a liquid polymer precursor material for the formation of the composite layer (7)..
This document provides methods and materials related to treating cancer (e.g., skin cancer). For example, methods and materials relating to the use of a composition containing albumin-containing nanoparticle/antibody complexes (e.g., abraxane®/anti-vegf polypeptide antibody complexes) to treat cancer (e.g., skin cancer) are provided..
|Therapeutic nanoparticles comprising a therapeutic agent and methods of making and using same|
The present disclosure generally relates to nanoparticles comprising a substantially hydrophobic acid, a basic therapeutic agent having a protonatable nitrogen, and a polymer. Other aspects include methods of making and using such nanoparticles..
|Method and use of nano-scale devices for reduction of tissue injury in ischemic and reperfusion injury|
A method for protection of tissues subject to ischemic and/or reperfusion damage is provided. The method includes administering to the tissue a composition comprising nanodevices.
|Use of raman markers for authenticating security documents|
The present invention relates to the use of non deactivable security markers comprising the combination of at least two types of nanoparticles of materials presenting raman effect, wherein said nanoparticles are in a dispersed state or is forming ag glomerates of between 2 and 500 nanoparticles. The invention also relates to security documents, articles or elements incorporating these markers, as well as to a method and system for the detection thereof..
|Electrolyte composition for dye-sensitized solar cell|
An electrolyte composition for a dye-sensitized solar cell (dssc) is provided, which includes a redox couple solution and inorganic nanoparticles. The surface of the inorganic nanoparticle may have a substituted or unsubstituted silane group, an ether group, a substituted amino group, a carbonyl group, an ester group, an amide group or a combination thereof..
|Fractionating nanomaterials by a liquid multiphase composition|
A process for fractionating a nanoparticle composition, the process includes combining a first polymer, a second polymer, and a solvent to form a fluid and contacting the nanoparticle composition with the fluid. The nanoparticle composition includes a plurality of first nanoparticles, a plurality of second nanoparticles, and a dispersant disposed on an exterior surface of the first nanoparticles and the second nanoparticles.
|Electrochemical affinity sensor|
An electrochemical sensor comprising an electrode having a protective layer; conductive nanoparticles bound to the protective layer; a redox active species bound to the conductive nanoparticles; and a binding moiety capable of associating with an analyte, the binding moiety being associated with the redox active species bound to the conductive nanoparticles. Association of a binding moiety with the analyte modulates the electrochemistry of the redox active species..
|Apparatus, systems and methods for collecting and converting solar energy|
Nanoparticles are used to enhance the light gathering and converting abilities of a photo voltaic (pv) cell. The nanoparticles may be incorporated into a substrate and disposed a desired distance from the pv cell to create a plasmon.