publication . Thesis . 2015

Fluorescent nanohybrids based on asymmetrical cyanine dyes decorated carbon nanotubes

Çavuşlar, Özge; Cavuslar, Ozge;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: Turkey
In this thesis, we focused on imparting new optical properties to carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to allow their optical detection and visualization in biomedical applications. We investigated the interactions of CNTs and DNA wrapped CNTs with asymmetrical cyanine dye molecules to study the applicability of resulting hybrid materials to fluorescent based systems. When CNTs interacted with asymmetrical cyanine dyes, they constructed a light absorbing nanoarray. However, the fluorescence emission of the two component structure was quenched. Alternatively, when single stranded DNA (ssDNA) wrapped CNTs interacted with asymmetrical cyanine dye molecules not only the absorban...
free text keywords: TA401-492 Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials
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