The critical importance of size on thermoresponsive nanoparticle transition temperatures : gold and micelle-based polymer nanoparticles
Ieong, Nga Sze, Brebis, Konstantinos, Daniel, Laura E., O'Reilly, Rachel K. and Gibson, Matthew I.. (2011) The critical importance of size on thermoresponsive nanoparticle transition temperatures : gold and micelle-based polymer nanoparticles. Chemical Communications, Vol.47 (No.42). pp. 11627-11629. ISSN 1359-7345Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c1cc15171a
The synthesis and application of thermally-responsive macromolecules and nanoparticles relies on the underpinning control of their transition temperatures. The present study shows that two structurally diverse classes of nanoparticle have very strong diameter-dependent responses to temperature-stimuli, demonstrating that the exact size of the nanostructure can significantly impact its performance.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Chemical Communications|
|Publisher:||Royal Society of Chemistry|
|Page Range:||pp. 11627-11629|
|Funder:||European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), University of Warwick, BASF|
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