Silica coated Magnetic Nanoparticles (SMNPs): Capture and Identification of Escherichia coli Cells using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

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Silica coated Magnetic nanoparticles (SMNPs; SiO2/Fe3O4 + Fe2O3) were prepared by encapsulation of iron oxide NPs with silica dioxide using the sol-gel method and characterized through transmission and scanning electron microscopic imaging, magnetic hysteresis and [...]

Water Soluble Peroxyoamid Reagent: Evalulation for Fluorescent Silica Nano-Particles Chemilumineacence

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Chemiluminescence methods, both enzymatic and non-enzymatic, are widely used as an analytical tool in various bio-molecular detection applications. Advantages of using chemiluminscence detection are its practical simplicity, relatively low back ground interference, high sensitivity compared [...]