Encapsulation of Luminescent Quantum Nanodots in Polystyrene Nanocapsules by Microemulsion Polymerization


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This paper reported on the one-step synthesis of polystyrene-quantum dots (PS@QD)nanoparticles using microemulsion polymerization method. The synthesized QD and PS@QD nanoparticles were characterized by UV, fluorescence spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and fluorescence microscopy. The PS@QD is highly luminescent, which have the potential to be used as fluorescent probes in biological staining and diagnostics.


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M. Gupta and Christina Y.H. Lim




X. Yang et al., "Encapsulation of Luminescent Quantum Nanodots in Polystyrene Nanocapsules by Microemulsion Polymerization", Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials, Vol. 23, pp. 19-22, 2005

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January 2005




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