Bioconjugated Au/Ag nanocages as a novel optical imaging contrast and thermal therapeutic agent

Jingyi Chen, Fusayo Saeki, Benjamin J. Wiley, Hu Cang, Leslie Au, Hui Zhang, Michael J. Cobb, Michael B. Kimmey, Younan Xia, Xingde Li

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Abstract

We have synthesized 40-nm Au/Ag nanocages and explored their use as an optical imaging/spectroscopy contrast agent and potentially a thermal therapeutic agent. Cancer cell specific targeting by antibody-conjugated nanocages has also been demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 21 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/21/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Chen, J., Saeki, F., Wiley, B. J., Cang, H., Au, L., Zhang, H., Cobb, M. J., Kimmey, M. B., Xia, Y., & Li, X. (2006). Bioconjugated Au/Ag nanocages as a novel optical imaging contrast and thermal therapeutic agent. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.