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1. (WO2010121066) SILICA NANOPARTICLES INCORPORATING CHEMILUMINESCENT AND ABSORBING ACTIVE MOLECULES

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/121066    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/031297
Publication Date: Fri Oct 22 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 16 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: B82B 3/00
C01B 33/02
Applicants: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
WIESNER, Ulrich, B.
HERZ, Erik
Inventors: WIESNER, Ulrich, B.
HERZ, Erik
Title: SILICA NANOPARTICLES INCORPORATING CHEMILUMINESCENT AND ABSORBING ACTIVE MOLECULES
Abstract:
Nanoparticles incorporating absorbing materials, e.g., an absorber dye, which under appropriate conditions exhibit chemiluminescence. The nanoparticles can be mesoporous silica nanoparticles or core-shell silica nanoparticles. The nanoparticles can be used as sensors to detect an analyte.