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Study of single-walled carbon nanotube reactivity and applications of the functionalized species
Significant advancements have been made recently in the area of single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) functionalization using diazonium salts. Specifically research using oleum and molten urea as the solvent has opened the ...
Model-based analysis of tissue reflectance and autofluorescence for improved cancer detection
Improving early detection of cancer represents the most promising opportunity to reduce the mortality and morbidity of cancer. This thesis presents model-based analysis of tissue reflectance and autofluorescence which is ...
Towards large scale production and separation of carbon nanotubes
Since their discovery, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have boosted the research and applications of nanotechnology; however, many applications of CNTs are inaccessible because they depend upon large-scale CNT production and ...
Gold nanorods: Synthesis, structural manipulation, and self -assembly
This work describes methods for the synthesis, structural manipulation, and self-assembly of one-dimensional gold nanostructures. The thesis begins with an efficient technique for the synthesis and separation of gold ...
Functionalization, coordination, and coating of carb on nanomaterials
Single-walled carbon nanotubes were covalently end-functionalized with various donor ligands in order to facilitate the coordination of metal catalyst nanoparticles. The purpose of this study was to optimize catalyst ...