Laboratory for Plasma Nanosynthesis at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (LPN-PPPL) combines PPPL expertise in plasma science with the materials science capabilities of Princeton University and other institutions. LPN-PPPL is conducting collaborative research on the fundamental physics of plasma synthesis of nanomaterials with the goals to understand, predict, and ultimately control the synthesis processes starting from the plasma generation to nucleation and growth of nanoparticles and nanostructures. The LPN-PPPL research program focuses on the integration of three areas:
Cerion’s core expertise is the development, customization and manufacture of high-performance metal, metal oxide and mixed metal nanoparticles for a wide range of industrial products including (but not limited to) coatings/thin films, catalysts, additives, printed electronics and antimicrobials.
Our team's unique expertise was established during their tenure at Kodak, where they were global leaders in the stable dispersion of metal nanoparticle colloids for photographic film emulsions.
Presented here is a method for assembling homogenous films of controllable thickness comprised of hybrid nanostructures on a roll-to-roll platform directly from solution. Using surfactant-free mixtures of nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanosheets, and any combination thereof, film fabrication may be achieved that maintains the chemical and physical properties inherit to the constituent material that is not limited by the presence of surfactants or impurities. Using this technique, researchers may demonstrate the viability of scalable production of a synthesized material.
EastGate Pharmaceuticals produces and distributes innovative and healthy nutraceuticals that are based on natural therapies and absorbed naturally by the body.
EastGate Pharmaceuticalstials develops products in which the active components are incorporated into vehicles containing nano-sized delivery vectors, including: oil droplets (nanoemulsions), polymeric particles (nanoparticles), and the combination of polymers and lipids with surfactants (hybrid nanoparticles, nanocapsules, mixed micelles).
A method for the controlled direct growth of highly crystalline ZnO nanorods on a paper substrate is described. Despite the complexity and surface roughness which paper naturally presents, adequate surface modification enhances ZnO nanorod alignment and uniformity in growth. Large scale synthesis is also demonstrated. Hybrid PN junction diodes, also on paper substrates, show application toward flexible electronics.
Phosphine-stabilized gold nanoparticles have a rich chemistry and are excellent building blocks for functional groups, however they have typically been synthesized through cumbersome and unsafe methods. This process is a safer, more convenient, and more versatile procedure to synthesize small, phosphine-stabilized gold nanoparticles under ambient conditions.