CANdots Series MMagnetic nanoparticles for material and life science

Superparamagnetic nanoparticles with diameters between 4 and 20 nm

CANdots Series M: superparamagnetic nanoparticles for material and life science. These particles are suitable for all applications where homogeneously dispersed particles with only one magnetic domain are needed. They exhibit the following properties:

  • Diameter of the particles tunable between 4 and 20 nm
  • Small size distribution de to high temperature synthesis
  • Superparamagnetism up to a particle diameter of 20 nm
  • High stability against heat or exposure to light
  • Homogeneously dispersible in non polar or aqeous media
  • Water soluble particles can be delivered with functional groups like NH2 for coupling to affinity molecules

CANdot Series M particles consist of an iron oxide core surrounded by a layer of oleic acid molecules to prevent agglomeration and to enable a homogeneous dispersion in non polar media like n-hexane. For the use in biomedical research these particles are also available with a PEG coating to allow their dispersibility in water or buffer. Using the functional groups at the outside it is further possible to attach affinity molecules to these particles.

Dr. Jan Niehaus


Dr. Jan Niehaus

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