Dual-responsive nanoparticles and their self-assembly.

Research paper by Sanjib S Das, Priyadarshi P Ranjan, Pradipta Sankar PS Maiti, Gurvinder G Singh, Gregory G Leitus, Rafal R Klajn

Indexed on: 31 Aug '12Published on: 31 Aug '12Published in: Advanced Materials


Dual-responsive nanoparticles are designed by functionalizing magnetic cores with light-responsive ligands. These materials respond to both light and magnetic fields and can be assembled into various higher-order structures, depending on the relative contributions of these two stimuli.