By using a commercially available surfactant (TWEEN), we report a simple and efficient method to convert hydrophobic NaYF 4:Yb,Er/NaYF 4 core/shell upconversion nanoparticles to hydrophilic ones for bioimaging and drug delivery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Aug 28 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)