Research explorer tool

8 results

The toxicity and potential pathogenicity of high-performance engineered multi-walled carbon nanotubes.

Thesis
Boyles, M. The toxicity and potential pathogenicity of high-performance engineered multi-walled carbon nanotubes. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5691
The potential health consequences of carbon nanotube (CNT) exposure is often compared to asbestos and other fibre like materials due to their similar high aspect ratio and pot...

Comprehensive In Vitro Toxicity Testing of a Panel of Representative Oxide Nanomaterials: First Steps towards an Intelligent Testing Strategy

Journal Article
Zhu, D., Farcal, L., Torres Andón, F., Di Cristo, L., Rotoli, B. M., Bussolati, O., …Fadeel, B. (2015)
Comprehensive In Vitro Toxicity Testing of a Panel of Representative Oxide Nanomaterials: First Steps towards an Intelligent Testing Strategy. PLOS ONE, 10, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0127174
Nanomaterials (NMs) display many unique and useful physico-chemical properties. However, reliable approaches are needed for risk assessment of NMs. The present study was perfo...

Conditions required for spinning continuous fibres from cellulose nano-fibrils

Thesis
Hernandez, Z. Conditions required for spinning continuous fibres from cellulose nano-fibrils. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5286
The thesis describes a programme of work to develop a novel cellulose based fibre. The most important innovative step in this work lies in the manufacture of the fibre from a ...

Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties

Conference Proceeding
Stankiewicz, A., Winiarski, J., Zielinska, K., & Barker, M. (2017)
Electroless Ni-P\alginate microgels coatings with self-healing properties. In Proceedings of EuroCorr 2017
Self-healing coatings, offering corrosion protection on an alloy steel substrate, were fabricated by electroless co-deposition of a Ni-P matrix together wit...

Electromagnetic modeling of ellipsoidal nanoparticles for sensing applications

Journal Article
Spada, L. L., Iovine, R., & Vegni, L. (2013)
Electromagnetic modeling of ellipsoidal nanoparticles for sensing applications. Optical Engineering, 52(5), 051205. doi:10.1117/1.oe.52.5.051205
We present a new analytical study of metallic nanoparticles, working in the infrared and visible frequency range. The structure consists of triaxial ellipsoidal resonating inc...

Modified Bow-Tie Nanoparticles Operating in the Visible and Near Infrared Frequency Regime

Journal Article
Iovine, R., Spada, L. L., & Vegni, L. (2013)
Modified Bow-Tie Nanoparticles Operating in the Visible and Near Infrared Frequency Regime. Advances in nanoparticles, 02(01), 21-27. doi:10.4236/anp.2013.21005
In this contribution electromagnetic properties of traditional and modified bow-tie nanoparticles are investigated. The modified bow-tie particles consist of a pair of opposin...

Polymer microspheres for microbial detection

Thesis
Atthakor, W. Polymer microspheres for microbial detection. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3049
Microspheres have become an important material in the biomedical and environmental sciences, particularly for use in the detection of pathogenic microorganisms and toxins as w...

Evaluating the uptake, intracellular fate and functional consequences of hepatocyte exposure to a range of nanoparticles, in vitro

Thesis
Johnston, H. Evaluating the uptake, intracellular fate and functional consequences of hepatocyte exposure to a range of nanoparticles, in vitro. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2548
The liver is recognised as a potential target site for nanoparticle (NP) toxicity, as NPs have been observed to accumulate within this organ subsequent to exposure via injecti...