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Synthesis Of Cdte And Pbs Semiconductor Quantum Dots And Their Biological And Photochemical Applications

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Synthesis Of Cdte And Pbs Semiconductor Quantum Dots And Their Biological And Photochemical Applications

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dc.contributor.author Zhang, Xing en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-19T19:54:39Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-19T19:54:39Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07-19
dc.date.submitted January 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10608 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/4889
dc.description.abstract Semiconductor quantum dots are inorganic nanoparticles with unique photophysical properties. In particular, water soluble quantum dots which have been synthesized by colloidal chemistry in aqueous environment are highly luminescent. Their huge absorption cross sections, tunable, narrow emission bands and effectiveness of surface functionality have stimulated these luminescent probes in various applications like biological sensors as well as imaging contrast agents. In this paper we will discuss several aspects about the synthesize processes of the water soluble, highly luminescent type of CdTe quantum dots and its near infrared counterpart HgxCd1-xTe, the extremely crystallized PbS quantum dots with the application of the electrochemical assay to detect the cancer embryonic antigen (CEA), and the possible application for using CdTe quantum dots for the quantitative analysis of the photosensitizer PPIX concentration. The problem for detecting singlet oxygen which is one of the most important jobs for photodynamic cancer therapy is also discussed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Chen, Wei en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Physics en_US
dc.title Synthesis Of Cdte And Pbs Semiconductor Quantum Dots And Their Biological And Photochemical Applications en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Chen, Wei en_US
dc.degree.department Physics en_US
dc.degree.discipline Physics en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US
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