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Polymer layers with embedded metal nanoparticles: building blocks for (bio)sensors

Grant number: 16/12807-4
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: November 12, 2016 - November 11, 2017
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal Investigator:Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior
Grantee:Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior
Visiting researcher: Matthias Hillenkamp
Visiting researcher institution: Institut Lumière Matière (ILM), France
Home Institution: Instituto de Física de São Carlos (IFSC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/14262-7 - Nanostructured films from biologically-relevant materials, AP.TEM

Abstract

This project aims at the development of hybrid materials consisting of a nanostructured polymeric matrix film with embedded well-defined metal nanoparticles (NPs). Here, a polymeric layer-by-layer structure encompassing self-healing and anti-corrosion properties will ensure protection of the metal NPs pre-formed by physical methods and deposited from the gas phase. Such materials are expected to be highly versatile with a number of easily adjustable parameters and have potential application in electronics, photonics, catalysis, energy conversion, tissue engineering, drug delivery and biosensing. For this a network for researchers with complementary competences in the fields of nanoparticle physic and nanostructured polymer thin films will be initiated in view of a following long-term collaboration for the in-depth study of the fundamental properties of polymer-embedded metal nanoparticles more focused on possible applications in (bio)sensors and fuel cells. The ultimate goal of this project is the implementation of such nanostructured materials in biosensor prototypes. (AU)

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CAMPOS, ALFREDO; TROC, NICOLAS; COTTANCIN, EMMANUEL; PELLARIN, MICHEL; WEISSKER, HANS-CHRISTIAN; LERME, JEAN; KOCIAK, MATHIEU; HILLENKAMP, MATTHIAS. Plasmonic quantum size effects in silver nanoparticles are dominated by interfaces and local environments. Nature Physics, v. 15, n. 3, p. 275+, MAR 2019. Web of Science Citations: 3.
RAMADE, JULIEN; TROC, NICOLAS; BOISRON, OLIVIER; PELLARIN, MICHEL; LEBAULT, MARIE-ANGE; COTTANCIN, EMMANUEL; OIKO, VITOR T. A.; GOMES, RAFAEL CABREIRA; RODRIGUES, VARLEI; HILLENKAMP, MATTHIAS. Nano-fried-eggs: Structural, optical, and magnetic characterization of physically prepared iron-silver nanoparticles. NANO RESEARCH, v. 11, n. 11, p. 6074-6085, NOV 2018. Web of Science Citations: 0.

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