Nanoparticles for highly efficient multiphoton fluorescence bioimaging

Martinez Maestro, L ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6629-5313, Martin Rodriguez, E, Vetrone, F, Naccache, R, Loro Ramirez, H, Jaque, D, Capobianco, J A and Jaque Garcia, J 2010, 'Nanoparticles for highly efficient multiphoton fluorescence bioimaging' , Optics Express, 18 (23) , pp. 23544-23553.

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Abstract

In this paper, we demonstrate for the first time that the new class of fluoride-based inorganic upconverting nanoparticles, NaYF4:Er3+, Yb3+, are the most efficient multiphoton excited fluorescent nanoparticles developed to date. The near-infrared-to-visible conversion efficiency of the aforementioned nanoparticles surpasses that of CdSe quantum dots and gold nanorods, which are the commercially available inorganic fluorescent nanoprobes presently used for multiphoton fluorescence bioimaging. The results presented here open new perspectives for the implementation of fluorescence tomography by multiphoton fluorescence imaging.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Optics Express
Publisher: Optical Society of America
ISSN: 1094-4087
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Funders: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Comunidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spanish Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia, Banco Santander-CEAL-UAM, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada and the Gouvernement du Québec, Ministère du Développement économique, de l’Innovation et de l’Exportation, Spanish Ministry of Educatio
Depositing User: L Martinez Maestro
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2019 16:27
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2019 16:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/53362

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