Self-assembly method for core/shell nanoparticles with enhanced emission

Patent Number: 10,934,481
Issued: 3/2/2021
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Abstract: A core/shell nanoparticle with enhanced emission comprises a fluorescent conjugated polymer core that is encapsulated by an amphiphilic block copolymer shell. The core/shell nanoparticle structure confines the electronic charge to improve quantum yield and is water soluble to enable low-cost and environmentally friendly processing.
Application Number: 980,119/15
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.