Nanodiamonds for advanced optical bioimaging and beyond

A2 Review article, Literature review, Systematic review


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Publication Details

List of Authors: Prabhakar N, Rosenholm JM
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication year: 2019
Journal: Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science
Volume number: 39
Start page: 220
End page: 231
ISSN: 1359-0294


Abstract

Nanodiamond
(ND) has emerged as an intriguing material in recent years both
industrially and in research. During the last decade, ND has furthered
its way into the biomedical field, mainly due to its inherent photoluminescent
properties. In parallel, the development of advanced biomedical imaging
methods and techniques has faced a steep upswing, making these two a
‘perfect match’. The optical and physical properties of ND can be tuned,
rendering them highly interesting as versatile biomedical imaging
probes. In this short review, we will cover a few of the most recently
emerged applications of NDs in biomedical imaging and contemplate on
current challenges and future directions.


Keywords

bioimaging, Contrast agent, fluorescent nanodiamonds, microscopy, nanodiamonds


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