THEORY DEPARTMENT
Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society

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Nanomaterials with their specific properties for applications in biomedicine and electronics
Speaker: Prof. Michael Giersig
 Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Physik, Berlin
Time:Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 11:00 AM
Location: Seminar Room - Building P, Faradayweg 16, 14195 Berlin
Organized: GFW
Abstract: The content of my lecture are the results of my research carried out in recent years and educational activities on the preservation of molecular matter condensed in nano-systems and their practical applications using their specific properties in biomedicine and electronics. Nanotechnology allows manipulation of matter at the level of individual atoms and produces materials with new properties different from their counterparts in the solid body. During the lecture, current progress will be presented in the processes of production of metallic, semiconductor, magnetic and carbon based nanostructures and nanomaterials. One of the important properties of nanotechnology is the ability to manipulate the electronic structure, mechanical properties and magnetic nanomaterials through changes in their ultrastructure, morphology and material composition. During the lecture I will present experimental methods developed in our laboratories for the creation and application of nanomaterials supporting early diagnostics and therapy of diseases as well as their application in electronics. References: 1. Mulvaney, P; Liz-Marzan, LM; Giersig, M; et al.; Silica encapsulation of quantum dots and metal clusters; Journal of Materials Chemistry; 2000 10 6 1259-1270 2. Tang, ZY; Kotov, NA; Giersig, M; Spontaneous organization of single CdTe nanoparticles into luminescent nanowires; Science; 2002 297 5579 237-240 3. Correa-Duarte, MA; Wagner, N; Rojas-Chapana, J; et al.; Fabrication and biocompatibility of carbon nanotube-based 3D networks as scaffolds for cell seeding and growth; Nano Letters; 2004 4 11 2233-2236 4. Kosiorek, A; Kandulski, W; Chudzinski, P; et al.; Shadow nanosphere lithography: Simulation and experiment; Nano Letters; 2004 4 7 1359-1363 5. Karageorgiev, P; Neher, D; Schulz, B; et al.; From anisotropic photo-fluidity towards nanomanipulation in the optical near-field; Nature Materials; 2005 4 9 699-703 6. Ctistis, G.; Papaioannou, E.; Patoka, P.; et al.; Optical and Magnetic Properties of Hexagonal Arrays of Subwavelength Holes in Optically Thin Cobalt Films; Nano Letters; 2009 9 1 1-6 7. Mueller NS, Morfa AJ, Abou-Ras D, et al.; Growing graphene on polycrystalline copper foils by ultra-high vacuum chemical vapor deposition; Carbon; 2014 78 347–355

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