size distribution; nanotoxicology; ultrasmall nanoparticles; preservation
Geers Christoph, Rodriguez-Lorenzo Laura, Andreas Urban Dominic, Kinnear Calum, Petri-Fink Alke, Balog Sandor (2016), A new angle on dynamic depolarized light scattering: number-averaged size distribution of nanoparticles in focus, in Nanoscale
, 8(34), 15813-15821.
Geers C., Rodríguez-Lorenzo L., Placencia Peña M. I., Brodard P., Volkmer T., Rothen-Rutishauser B., Petri-Fink A. (2016), Distribution of Silica-Coated Silver/Gold Nanostars in Soft- and Hardwood Applying SERS-Based Imaging, in Langmuir
, 32(1), 274-283.
Michen Benjamin, Geers Christoph, Vanhecke Dimitri, Endes Carola, Rothen-Rutishauser Barbara, Balog Sandor, Petri-Fink Alke (2015), Avoiding drying-artifacts in transmission electron microscopy: Characterizing the size and colloidal state of nanoparticles, in Scientific Reports
, 5, 9793-9793.
Geers Christoph, Rodriguez-Lorenzo Laura, Placencia Pena Maria Inés, Brodard Pierre, Volkmer Thomas, Rothen-Ruthishauser Barbara, Petri-Fink Alke (2014), Visualization of gold/silver nanostars in wood by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
, The International Research Group on Wood Protection, Proceedings 45th IRG Annual Meeting: St George, Utah, USA.
Here, we propose a systematic study using various differently sized ultrasmall inorganic nanoparticles (NP) to test their interaction with wood in general starting from the initial exposure, imaging their distribution as well as their fate and impact on the structural components of wood.