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Title: Amplified luminescence in organo-curium nanocrystal hybrids

Abstract

We present here the first report of ligand-sensitized, actinide luminescence in a lanthanide nanoparticle host. Amplified luminescence of 248Cm3+ doped in a NaGdF4 lattice is achieved through optical pumping of a surface-localized metal chelator, 3,4,3-LI(1,2-HOPO), capable of sensitizing Cm3+ excited states. The data suggest the possibility of using such materials in theranostic applications, with a ligand-sensitized actinide or radio-lanthanide serving the dual roles of a nuclear decay source for radiotherapeutics, and as a luminescent center or energy transfer conduit to another emissive metal ion, for biological imaging.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). Chemical Sciences Division
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). National Center for Electron Microscopy. Molecular Foundry
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). National Center for Electron Microscopy. Molecular Foundry; Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  4. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). Chemical Sciences Division; Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Engineering
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Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1510769
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1506156
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nanoscale
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 16; Journal ID: ISSN 2040-3364
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Agbo, Peter, Müller, Alexander, Arnedo-Sanchez, Leticia, Ercius, Peter, Minor, Andrew M., and Abergel, Rebecca J. Amplified luminescence in organo-curium nanocrystal hybrids. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/c9nr01360a.
Agbo, Peter, Müller, Alexander, Arnedo-Sanchez, Leticia, Ercius, Peter, Minor, Andrew M., & Abergel, Rebecca J. Amplified luminescence in organo-curium nanocrystal hybrids. United States. doi:10.1039/c9nr01360a.
Agbo, Peter, Müller, Alexander, Arnedo-Sanchez, Leticia, Ercius, Peter, Minor, Andrew M., and Abergel, Rebecca J. Wed . "Amplified luminescence in organo-curium nanocrystal hybrids". United States. doi:10.1039/c9nr01360a. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1510769.
@article{osti_1510769,
title = {Amplified luminescence in organo-curium nanocrystal hybrids},
author = {Agbo, Peter and Müller, Alexander and Arnedo-Sanchez, Leticia and Ercius, Peter and Minor, Andrew M. and Abergel, Rebecca J.},
abstractNote = {We present here the first report of ligand-sensitized, actinide luminescence in a lanthanide nanoparticle host. Amplified luminescence of 248Cm3+ doped in a NaGdF4 lattice is achieved through optical pumping of a surface-localized metal chelator, 3,4,3-LI(1,2-HOPO), capable of sensitizing Cm3+ excited states. The data suggest the possibility of using such materials in theranostic applications, with a ligand-sensitized actinide or radio-lanthanide serving the dual roles of a nuclear decay source for radiotherapeutics, and as a luminescent center or energy transfer conduit to another emissive metal ion, for biological imaging.},
doi = {10.1039/c9nr01360a},
journal = {Nanoscale},
number = 16,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {4}
}

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