Dual functionality of gold nanostructures for contrast enhancement and photo-thermal therapy

Tao Sun, Fusayo Saeki, Jingyi Chen, Michael Cobb, Younan Xia, Xingde Li

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

We report on gold nanocages with sizes of 35-65 nm and tunable optical properties. The nanostructures can be bioconjugated for target delivery and potentially function as contrast and photo-thermal therapeutic agents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528071, 9781557528070
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006 - Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 19 2006Mar 19 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Period3/19/063/19/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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