Single walled carbon nanohorns as photothermal cancer agents

  • Whitney J
  • Sarkar S
  • Zhang J
 et al. 
  • 28

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 52

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

Nanoparticles have significant potential as selective photo-absorbing agents for laser based cancer treatment. This study investigates the use of single walled carbon nanohorns (SWNHs) as thermal enhancers when excited by near infrared (NIR) light for tumor cell destruction.

Author-supplied keywords

  • cancer
  • carbon nanohorns
  • hyperthermia
  • laser
  • nanotechnology
  • photothermal

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • Jon R. Whitney

  • Saugata Sarkar

  • Jianfei Zhang

  • Thao Do

  • Taylor Young

  • Mary Kyle Manson

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free