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Atomistic spin-dynamics

M. Stamenova and S. Sanvito.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 22686 words.

This article reviews recent advances towards the development of a truly atomistic time-dependent theory for spin-dynamics. The focus is on the s-d tight-binding model [where conduction...

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Bifunctional nanomaterials for the imaging and treatment of cancer

A. Burke, D. Carroll, Frank Torti and S.V. Torti.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 12595 words.

This article examines the potential of bifunctional nanomaterials for the imaging and treatment of cancer. Several nanomaterials possess properties desirable for a cancer therapy and have...

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Bioconjugated quantum dots for tumor molecular imaging and profiling

P. Zrazhevskiy and X. Gao.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 12129 words.

This article discusses the use of bioconjugated quantum dots (QDs) for tumor molecular imaging and profiling. The need for personalized diagnostics and therapy is becoming apparent in all...

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Carbon-nanotube field emission electron and X-ray technology for medical research and clinical applications

Sigen Wang, Otto Zhou and Sha Chang.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 9533 words.

This article describes carbon-nanotube based X-ray technologies for medical research and clinical applications, including an X-ray source, microfocus X-ray tube, microcomputed tomography...

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Correlated electron transport in molecular junctions

K.S. Thygesen and A. Rubio.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 20184 words.

This article focuses on correlated electron transport in molecular junctions. More specifically, it considers how electronic correlation effects can be included in transport calculations...

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2D arrays of Josephson nanocontacts and nanogranular superconductors

Sergei Sergeenkov.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 15335 words.

This article examines many novel effects related to the magnetic, electric, elastic and transport properties of Josephson nanocontacts and nanogranular superconductors using a realistic...

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Defects and disorder in carbon nanotubes

Philip G. Collins.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 28260 words.

This article examines the physical consequences of defects and disorder in carbon nanotubes (CNTs). It begins with a pedagogical categorization of the types of defects and disorder found in...

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Designing low-dimensional nanostructures at surfaces by supramolecular chemistry

Nian Lin and Sebastian Stepanow.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 9298 words.

This article describes the use of supramolecular chemistry to design low-dimensional nanostructures at surfaces. In particular, it discusses the design strategies of two types of...

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Disorder-induced electron localization in molecular-based materials

Sven Stafström and Mikael Unge.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 11891 words.

This article examines disorder-induced electron localization in molecular-based materials, using DNA and pentacene molecular crystals as examples. In DNA, the disorder is intrinsic and...

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DNA-based self-assembly of nanostructures

Joshua D. Carter, Chenxiang Lin, Yan Liu, Hao Yan and Thomas H. LaBean.

in Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology

February 2010; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Semiconductor and Mesoscopic Physics. 8767 words.

This article examines the DNA-based self-assembly of nanostructures. It first reviews the development of DNA self-assembly and DNA-directed assembly, focusing on the main strategies and...

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