Artur Bednarkiewicz

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Pure cubic phase ultra-small a-NaYF 4 :4 % Eu 3? colloidal nanoparticles were synthesized by thermal decomposition reaction using three various capping ligands, i.e., oleic acid, trioctylphosphine oxide, and hexadecylamine. To expose as many Eu 3? ions as possible to interactions with the surface-bounded ligands, the nanoparticles were fabricated to have(More)
An innovative approach for up-converting nanoparticles adaptation for bio-related and theranostic applications is presented. We have successfully encapsulated multiple, ~8 nm in size NaYF4 nanoparticles inside the polymeric nanocarriers with average size of ~150 nm. The initial coating of nanoparticles surfaces was preserved due to the hydrophobic(More)
The synthesis, morphological characterization , and optical properties of colloidal, Eu(III) doped Gd 2 O 3 nanoparticles with different sizes and shapes are presented. Utilizing wet chemical techniques and various synthesis routes, we were able to obtain spherical, nanodisk, nanotripod, and nanotri-angle-like morphology of Gd 2 O 3 :Eu 3? nanoparticles.(More)
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