Nanoparticles

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What are the risks and opportunities of Nanotechnology?

Nanomaterials have found their way into ordinary products such as foods, cosmetics, and sportswear. Why did ‘nano’ become so popular? And what risks are involved when getting exposed to these nanoengineered entities?

< 4 min

10 methods to characterize the chemical composition of nanoparticles

Here we list 10 methods that can be used to characterize the nanoparticle chemical composition.

~ 4 min

Analysis of nanoparticle deposition kinetics on to solid surfaces

To avoid potential adverse effects, it is relevant to study how nanoparticles interact with their surroundings. Here we present examples of how nanoparticle interaction with a variety of surfaces can be analyzed.

< 3 min

Six measurement techniques for nanoparticle size characterization

Nanoparticle size is one of the key parameters that are relevant to characterize in nanoparticle suspensions. Here we list six different methods that you can use to characterize the nanoparticle size.

2 min

How to characterize nanoparticle suspensions

Nanoparticle suspensions are complex systems and their characterization includes several parameters such as size, concentration in solution, shape, surface charge and chemical composition. Here we provide a list of methods that could be used to characterize nanoparticle suspensions.

< 4 min

How to deposit nanoparticles?

There are several ways to deposit nanoparticles. It is important to look at the application at hand and decide which method is the most suitable. Most of the methods are able to coat the surface but to achieve controlled monolayer deposition requires more sophisticated methods.

~ 6 min

Nanoparticle characterization: an overview of key physicochemical parameters

Nanoparticle suspensions are complex systems, and understanding their interaction with their environment requires characterization of a broad range of physicochemical properties. Here we present an overview of the key parameters that can be used to profile nanoparticle suspensions.

~ 2 min

Nanoparticle interactions with biological interfaces

This blog post discusses the nanoparticle interaction in biological environment.

~ 5 min

Nanoparticle lithography requires a highly controlled nanoparticle deposition

Nanoparticle lithography is a promising fabrication technique. Unlike other techniques, it has a potential to be performed on curved surfaces.

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