Nanoplasmonic sensing of CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite formation in mimic of solar cell photoelectrodes

05 Nov 2018

Hybrid metal-halide perovskites have emerged as leading class of semiconductors for photovoltaic devices with remarkable light harvesting efficiencies. The formation of methylammonium lead iodide (CH3NH3PbI3) perovskite into mesoporous titania (TiO2)… Läs mer

Assessment of Ruthenium Dye N719 Adsorption Kinetics in Mesoporous TiO2 Films of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells via Nanoplasmonic Sensing

18 Okt 2018

A dye monolayer formation on a semiconductor surface is critical for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells. The role of dye is to absorb light and convert it to photoelectrons, which are… Läs mer

Determination of the Main Phase Transition Temperature of Phospholipids by Nanoplasmonic Sensing

04 Okt 2018

Our study demonstrates that nanoplasmonic sensing (NPS) can be utilized for the determination of the phase transition temperature (Tm) of phospholipids. During the phase transition, the lipid bilayer undergoes a… Läs mer

Nanoplasmonic Ruler for Measuring Separation Distance between Supported Lipid Bilayers and Oxide Surfaces

01 Okt 2018

Unraveling the details of how supported lipid bilayers (SLBs) are coupled to oxide surfaces is experimentally challenging, and there is an outstanding need to develop highly surface-sensitive measurement strategies to… Läs mer

Temperature-Induced Denaturation of BSA Protein Molecules for Improved Surface Passivation Coatings

04 Sep 2018

Bovine serum albumin (BSA) is the most widely used protein for surface passivation applications, although it has relatively weak, non-sticky interactions with hydrophilic surfaces such as silica-based materials. Herein, we… Läs mer

Impact of nanoparticles on amyloid peptide and protein aggregation: a review with a focus on gold nanoparticles

03 Sep 2018

Society is increasingly exposed to nanoparticles as they are ubiquitous in nature and introduced as man-made air pollutants and as functional ingredients in cosmetic products as well as in nanomedicine. Läs mer

Peripheral Membrane Proteins Facilitate Nanoparticle Binding at Lipid Bilayer Interfaces

13 Aug 2018

Molecular understanding of the impact of nanomaterials on cell membranes is critical for the prediction of effects that span environmental exposures to nanoenabled therapies. Experimental and computational studies employing phospholipid… Läs mer

Nanoplasmonic Sensing Architectures for Decoding Membrane Curvature-Dependent Biomacromolecular Interactions

28 Maj 2018

Nanoplasmonic sensors have emerged as a promising measurement approach to track biomacromolecular interactions involving lipid membrane interfaces. By taking advantage of nanoscale fabrication capabilities, it is possible to design sensing… Läs mer

Nanoplasmonic sensing and capillary electrophoresis for fast screening of interactions between phosphatidylcholine biomembranes and surfactants

01 Maj 2018

Nanoplasmonic sensing (NPS), based on localized surface plasmon resonance, with sensors composed of glass covered with golden nanodisks and overlaid with a SiO2 coating was applied in this study. Egg… Läs mer

Quantitative Comparison of Protein Adsorption and Conformational Changes on Dielectric-Coated Nanoplasmonic Sensing Arrays

22 Apr 2018

Nanoplasmonic sensors are a popular, surface-sensitive measurement tool to investigate biomacromolecular interactions at solid-liquid interfaces, opening the door to a wide range of applications. In addition to high surface sensitivity,… Läs mer