Chapter 13. Nanophotonics for Biotechnology and Nanomedicine

  1. Paras N. Prasad

Published Online: 26 AUG 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471670251.ch13

Nanophotonics

Nanophotonics

How to Cite

Prasad, P. N. (2004) Nanophotonics for Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, in Nanophotonics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471670251.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 AUG 2004
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471649885

Online ISBN: 9780471670254

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Keywords:

  • nanophotonics;
  • biotechnology;
  • nanomedicine;
  • near-field bioimaging;
  • nanoparticles;
  • optical diagnostics;
  • targeted therapy;
  • semiconductor quantum dots;
  • up-converting nanophores;
  • biosensing;
  • nanoclinics;
  • optical diagnostics;
  • targeted therapy;
  • gene delivery;
  • photodynamic therapy

Summary

Chapter 13 introduces the application of nanophotonics for optical diagnostics, as well as for light-guided and light-activated therapy. Use of nanoparticles for bioimaging and sensing, as well as for targeted drug delivery in the form of nanomedicine, is discussed.