• A robust method to calculate the volume phase transition temperature (VPTT) for hydrogels and hybrids 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; Sharma, Anuvansh; Alvi, Muhammad Awais Ashfaq; Raju, Rajesh; Glomm, Wilhelm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Here, we report three different methods to determine the volume phase transition temperature (VPTT) of various systems including poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (pNIPAm) based nanogels, Au nanoclusters and a combination of ...
    • Biodegradable Nano-Clusters as Drug Delivery Vehicles 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit (Master thesis, 2012)
      The master thesis has investigated primarily on the synthesis of different polymeric NPs viz PLA (synthesized in house as well as commercial grade), PLGA (commercial) and PCL(synthesized in house, having different ...
    • Controlling the self-assembly and optical properties of gold nanoclusters and gold nanoparticles biomineralized with bovine serum albumin 

      McDonagh, Birgitte Hjelmeland; Singh, Gurvinder; Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; Lystvet, Sina Maria; Ryan, Joseph Anthony; Volden, Sondre; Kim, Eugene; Sandvig, Ioanna; Sandvig, Axel; Glomm, Wilhelm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      While the size-dependent optical properties of BSA-stabilized gold nanoclusters are well known, the time-dependent growth mechanism remains to be described. Herein, we systematically compare two synthesis methods with and ...
    • Core-Shell nanoparticles as drug delivery vehicles 

      Canelas, Manuel (Master thesis, 2014)
      Targeted drug delivery, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diagnosis and treatment of diseases are just a few examples of the wide range of applications of polymer metal nano-particle (NP) hybrids. The field has received ...
    • Effect of Hydrophobic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on the Properties of Oil-Based Drilling Fluid 

      Alvi, Muhammad Awais Ashfaq; Belayneh, Mesfin; Fjelde, Kjell Kåre; Saasen, Arild; Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Lately, nanoparticles (NPs) have shown the potential to improve the performance of oil well fluids significantly. Several studies have reported the ability of NPs to produce improved properties of both water and oil-based ...
    • Effect of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on the Properties of Water-Based Drilling Fluids 

      Alvi, Muhammad Awais Ashfaq; Agonafir, Mesfin Belayneh; Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; Minde, Mona Wetrhus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In recent years, several studies have indicated the impact of nanoparticles (NPs) on various properties (such as viscosity and fluid loss) of conventional drilling fluids. Our previous study with commercial iron oxide NPs ...
    • Fluoride Quantification and Removal from Industrial Process Streams 

      Sørmo, Eirik (Master thesis, 2021)
      Jern oxyhydroxide har blitt utfelt i en løsning sammen med fluorid i en Mixed-Suspension-Mixed-Product-Removal(MSMPR) Reaktor ved forskjellige temperaturer, oppholdstider og sulfat konsentrasjoner. Temperaturnivåene benyttet ...
    • Growing gold nanostructures for shape-selective cellular uptake 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; McDonagh, Birgitte Hjelmeland; Singh, Gurvinder; Raghunathan, Karthik; Sandvig, Axel; Sandvig, Ioanna; Andreassen, Jens-Petter; Glomm, Wilhelm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      With development in the synthesis of shape- and size-dependent gold (Au) nanostructures (NSs) and their applications in nanomedicine, one of the biggest challenges is to understand the interaction of these shapes with ...
    • Incorporation of Fe@Au nanoparticles into multiresponsive pNIPAM-AAc colloidal gels modulates drug uptake and release 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; Andersen, Marte Kee; Awais, Muhammad; Sharma, Anuvansh; Raju, Rajesh; McDonagh, Birgitte Hjelmeland; Glomm, Wilhelm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Here, a synthetic method has been optimized for the synthesis of thermoresponsive and pH-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid) nanogels which are subsequently loaded with cytochrome C by using a modified ...
    • Insights into Growth Mechanism, Control of Particle Size and Particle Size Distribution of Silica Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles 

      Ali, Zeeshan (Master thesis, 2021)
      Iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) with desirable surface chemistry display many unique properties that can be applied in modern biomedical applications, including cancer diagnostics, magnetic resonance imaging, hyperthermia, ...
    • L-DOPA-Coated Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles as Dual MRI Contrast Agents and Drug-Delivery Vehicles 

      McDonagh, Birgitte Hjelmeland; Singh, Gurvinder; Hak, Sjoerd; Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; Augestad, Ingrid Lovise; Peddis, Davide; Sandvig, Ioanna; Sandvig, Axel; Glomm, Wilhelm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Manganese oxide nanoparticles (MONPs) are capable of time-dependent magnetic resonance imaging contrast switching as well as releasing a surface-bound drug. MONPs give T2/T2* contrast, but dissolve and release T1-active ...
    • Magnetic and Stimuli-Responsive Nanoparticles for Environmental and Biomedical Applications 

      Sharma, Anuvansh (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2021:362, Doctoral thesis, 2021)
      For the past few decades, nanomaterials have been an integral part of research involving applications in various industries, ranging from pharmaceuticals, electronics, energy, chemical, food, aviation, etc, owing to their ...
    • Magnetic Nanoparticles to Unique DNA Tracers: Effect of Functionalization on Physico‑chemical Properties. 

      Sharma, Anuvansh; Foppen, Jan Willem; Banerjee, Abhishek; Sawssen, Slimani; Bachhar, Nirmalya; Peddis, Davide; Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      To monitor and manage hydrological systems such as brooks, streams, rivers, the use of tracers is a well-established process. Limited number of potential tracers such as salts, isotopes and dyes, make study of hydrological ...
    • Magnetic Polymeric Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications 

      Bin Ashar, Ahmad (Master thesis, 2021)
      Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (IONPs) have been extensively used in different applications including biomedicine, hydrology, and catalysis. This is because IONPs have excellent physico-chemical properties like superparamagnetism. ...
    • Modulating acrylic acid content of nanogels for drug delivery & biocompatibility studies 

      Sharma, Anuvansh; Raghunathan, Karthik; Solhaug, Helene; Antony, Jibin; Stenvik, Jørgen; Asbjørn, Magne; Bandyopadhyay, Sulalit; Einarsrud, Mari-Ann (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Dual stimuli-responsive nanogels (NGs) have gained popularity in the field of bio medicine due to their versatile nature of applicability. Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-co-poly(acrylic acid) (pNIPAm-pAAc)-based NGs provide ...
    • Nanoplastics - A Potential Threat To Human Health? 

      Solhaug, Helene (Master thesis, 2019)
      Den økende bruken av nanomaterialer i alt fra forbruksprodukter til medisiner har ført til en økende offentlig interesse for hvilke følger eksponeringen kan ha for mennesker og helse. Det å forstå hvilke inflammatoriske ...
    • Polymer-Nanoparticle Hybrids For Drug Delivery Applications 

      Alvi, Muhammad Awais Ashfaq (Master thesis, 2015)
      Combination of nanoparticles (NPs) and pharmaceutically active compounds like drug molecules are very effective in drug delivery systems due to their superior performance and selectivity. These advanced nanostructured drug ...
    • Polymeric Hydrogels for Drug Delivery 

      Andersen, Marte Kee (Master thesis, 2014)
      Targeting specific drugs to a diseased site is widely studied both in vitro and in vivo, but very few systems have made entry into the clinical market. The systems today cause unwanted side effects due to the lack of ...
    • Quantifying Growth of Anisotropic Gold Nanoparticles and Understanding Growth Mechanisms 

      Bruns, Tina Maria (Master thesis, 2021)
      Studiet av anisotrope gullnanopartikler (AuNPs) og deres vekst er et område av stor interesse på grunn av deres bemerkelsesverdige biokompatible og plasmoniske egenskaper. Disse egenskapene er sterkt avhengig av størrelse ...
    • Recovery of Lithium and Removal of Fluoride from Washwater in Lithium-ion Batteries Recycling Stream 

      Sinambela, Tryanti Melinda (Master thesis, 2021)
      As the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) accelerates year after year, there is an urgent need for commercially viable solutions to recover the raw materials that make up the Lithium-Ion Batteries (LIBs). As well as lithium, ...