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Dipole−Dipole Electronic Energy Transfer. Fluorescence Decay Functions for Arbitrary Distributions of Donors and Acceptors. II. Systems with Spherical Symmetry
Many interesting systems of nanometer dimensions form spherically symmetric domains, either by design or through spontaneous self-assembly. The technique of direct nonradiative resonance energyExpand
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Preparation and characterization of low dispersity anionic multiresponsive core-shell polymer nanoparticles.
We prepared anionic multistimuli responsive core-shell polymer nanoparticles with very low size dispersity. By using either acrylic acid (AA) or methacrylic acid (MA) as a comonomer in theExpand
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Oxygen-proof fluorescence temperature sensing with pristine C70 encapsulated in polymer nanoparticles
We report the first successful encapsulation of pristine fullerene C70 in polymer nanoparticles with very low size polydispersity. We obtained water-dispersed polystyrene (PS) nanoparticles withExpand
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Functional Films from Silica/Polymer Nanoparticles
High performance functional coatings, based on hybrid organic/inorganic materials, are being developed to combine the polymer flexibility and ease of processing with the mechanical properties andExpand
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Determination of the critical micelle concentration of surfactants and amphiphilic block copolymers using coumarin 153
We describe a method to determine the critical micelle concentration (CMC) of low molecular weight surfactants and amphiphilic diblock copolymers in water based on the use of the fluorescent dyeExpand
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Controlled release of singlet oxygen using diphenylanthracene functionalized polymer nanoparticles.
Functionalized polymer nanoparticles react and store molecular oxygen for several weeks in the form of endoperoxides. On-demand controlled release of singlet oxygen by the particles is achieved byExpand
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Multifunctional Hybrid Silica Nanoparticles with a Fluorescent Core and Active Targeting Shell for Fluorescence Imaging Biodiagnostic Applications
We prepared hybrid nanoparticles with a brightly fluorescent silica core and a biocompatible thermoresponsive polymer shell containing tumor-targeting folic acid (FA) groups. The silica core has aExpand
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Resonance Energy Transfer in Polymer Nanodomains
The properties of nanostructured polymer materials are often determined by their interfacial domains, which are typically 1−10 nm thick. This range matches the length scale of Forster resonanceExpand
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High performance NIR fluorescent silica nanoparticles for bioimaging
We synthesized a new alkoxysilane-functionalized perylenediimide (PDI) dye with fluorescence emission in the near infrared (NIR). Incorporation of the dye into silica nanoparticles and subsequentExpand
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Functional Group Coverage and Conversion Quantification in Nanostructured Silica by 1H NMR.
Silica nanostructured materials are important in many fields, including catalysis, imaging, and drug delivery, mainly due to the versatility of surface functionalization that can bestow a hugeExpand
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