A general approach to silicate nanoshells: Gadolinium silicate and gadolinium silicate: Europium nanoshells for dual-modality optical and MR imaging

Chih Chia Huang, Wileen Huang, Chia Hao Su, Chieh Ning Feng, Wen Shuo Kuo, Chen Sheng Yeh

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Abstract

A general approach involving a solvothermal method was developed to synthesize a series of silicate nanoshells (<100 nm) where both Gd silicate and Gd silicate:Eu nanoshells were further demonstrated to exhibit dual-modality MRI and optical imaging functions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3360-3362
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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