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2. Photonic control of nanoengineered materials
We harness (A) photonic nanomaterials with tunable chemistry to develop photonically controllable dynamic materials through remote application of light.
We recently showed (B) the tuning of surface chemistry of upconversion nanoparticle to allow near-infrared (NIR) light-controlled intracellular molecule delivery and in vivo imaging.
(A) Photonic nanomaterials
with tunable chemistry
Images: Kaiheng Wei and
NPG Asia Materials
(B) NIR-controlled molecular delivery and imaging by tuning surface chemistry of upconversion nanoparticle
Kang et al, Adv. Funct. Mater. (2018)
Kang et al, Biomaterials (2017)
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