Intracellular photodisruption with targeted silver/dendrimer nanocomposites and femtosecond lasers

Christine Tse, Wojciech Lesniak, Marwa J. Zohdy, Lajos Balogh, Matthew O'Donnell, Theodore B. Norris, Jing Yong Ye

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Abstract

Folate-targeted silver/dendrimer nanocomposites were developed and tested on a human oral epidermoid cancer cell line. We observed a reduced threshold in targeted cells for femtosecond-laser-induced optical breakdown, which leads to selective photodisruption of cancer cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

Name2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS

Other

OtherConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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