Carbon dots for multiphoton bioimaging.

  title={Carbon dots for multiphoton bioimaging.},
  author={Li Cao and Xin Wang and Mohammed Jaouad Meziani and Fushen Lu and Haifang Wang and Pengju George Luo and Yi Lin and Barbara A. Harruff and L. Monica Veca and Davoy Murray and Su-yuan Xie and Y Sun},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  volume={129 37},
Two-photon fluorescence materials have attracted much recent attention for their many promising applications, especially in the growing field of biomedical imaging. 1-5 Among the best performing two-photon fluorescence materials are semiconductor quantum dots such as CdSe and related core -shell nanoparticles. 6-8 These quantum dots have been demonstrated in various optical imaging experiments in vitro and in vivo. 6,9,10 At the same time, however, heavy metals as the essential elements in… CONTINUE READING