Not All Fluorescent Nanodiamonds Are Created Equal: A Comparative Study
Philipp Reineck, Leevan Fremiot Trindade, Jan Havlik, Jan Stursa, Ashleigh Heffernan, Aaron Elbourne, Antony Orth, Marco Capelli, Petr Cigler, David A Simpson, Brant C Gibson
Particle & Particle Systems Characterization | WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH | Published : 2019
Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC) through its Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics
Awarded by LIEF program
Awarded by Czech Science Foundation
Awarded by MSM project
Awarded by Project: "Chemical biology for drugging undruggable targets (Chem-BioDrug)"
Awarded by Project: "Carbon allotropes with rationalized nanointerfaces and nanolinks for environmental and biomedical applications"
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Awarded by MSMT within the CANAM infrastructure of the NPI CAS Rez
This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) through its Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (Grant No. CE140100003) and the LIEF program (Grant No. LE160100051). The authors are grateful to Ondrej Paces (IOCB of the CAS) for valuable help in design and construction of irradiation containers, and to Dr. David Chvatil and Prof. Jan Kucera (Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS) for irradiation of nanodiamonds and to Dr. Lucie Bednarova for measurement of IR spectra. P.R. acknowledges funding through the RMIT Vice Chancellor's Research Fellowship. The work of P.C. was supported by the Czech Science Foundation project Nr. 18-17071S, MSM project Nr. 8C18004 (NanoSpin), and European Regional Development Fund; OP RDE; Projects: "Chemical biology for drugging undruggable targets (Chem-BioDrug)" (No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000729) and "Carbon allotropes with rationalized nanointerfaces and nanolinks for environmental and biomedical applications" (No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_026/0008382). Irradiations were supported through Czech Academy of Sciences project Nr. RVO61389005 and through MSMT project Nos. LM2011019 and LM2015056 within the CANAM infrastructure of the NPI CAS Rez. The authors acknowledge the facilities, and the scientific and technical assistance, of the Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility at the RMIT Microscopy & Microanalysis Facility, at RMIT University. The authors also acknowledge the use of the MicroNano Research facilities at RMIT University.