Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2008.08.047
Title: Designer multi-functional comb-polymers for surface engineering of quantum dots on the nanoscale
Authors: Jańczewski, D.
Tomczak, N.
Khin, Y.W.
Han, M.-Y. 
Julius Vancso, G.
Keywords: Amphiphilic polymer
Phase transfer
Polymeric micelle
Quantum dot (QD)
Surface engineering
Issue Date: Jan-2009
Source: Jańczewski, D., Tomczak, N., Khin, Y.W., Han, M.-Y., Julius Vancso, G. (2009-01). Designer multi-functional comb-polymers for surface engineering of quantum dots on the nanoscale. European Polymer Journal 45 (1) : 3-9. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2008.08.047
Abstract: Synthesis, characterization and cell-biomarker applications for a novel series of comb-copolymers featuring hydrophobic amide side groups, carboxylates and other functionalities such as polymerizable side chains and PEG oligomers are reported. When used as polymer ligand shell for trioctylphosphine oxide (TOPO) coated quantum dots (QDs) these copolymers effectively solubilise CdSe/ZnS QDs in water. A systematic study was carried out to find the relation between the molecular structure of the copolymers, their ability to coat the QDs, and to suspend the nanocrystals in water. To demonstrate potential applications, highly luminescent QD/polymer assemblies were internalized into living and fixed cells. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Source Title: European Polymer Journal
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/66997
ISSN: 00143057
DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2008.08.047
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