Chapter 2. Physical Background for the Biomedical Applications of Functional Magnetic Nanomaterials

  1. Vijay K. Varadan Endowed Chair Distinguished Professor Professor faculty Director founder Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor fellow,
  2. Linfeng Chen B.Sc., B.Eng., Ph.D. Assistant Lecturer project engineer Member Technical Staff research scientist research faculty senior member and
  3. Jining Xie Bachelor of Engineering, Ph.D. fellow Research Assistant Professor member

Published Online: 20 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715611.ch2

Nanomedicine: Design and Applications of Magnetic Nanomaterials, Nanosensors and Nanosystems

Nanomedicine: Design and Applications of Magnetic Nanomaterials, Nanosensors and Nanosystems

How to Cite

Varadan, V. K., Chen, L. and Xie, J. (2008) Physical Background for the Biomedical Applications of Functional Magnetic Nanomaterials, in Nanomedicine: Design and Applications of Magnetic Nanomaterials, Nanosensors and Nanosystems, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715611.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470033517

Online ISBN: 9780470715611

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Keywords:

  • magnetic nanomaterials and diagnostic and therapeutic applications;
  • functional magnetic nanomaterial and nanomagnetism fundamentals;
  • nanostructure morphology classification;
  • vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) or SQUID magnetometer;
  • magnetocrystalline anisotropy;
  • time dependence magnetization;
  • ferrofluids and magnetic relaxation;
  • magnetic fluid Faraday effect;
  • ferrofluid magnetorheology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Requirements for Biomedical Applications

  • Fundamentals of Nanomagnetism

  • Magnetic Relaxation of Ferrofluids

  • Magnetorheology of Ferrofluids

  • Manipulation of Magnetic Particles in Fluids

  • Interactions Between Biological Nanomaterials and Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles