Multifunctional Nanocrystals

Multifunctional nanocomposites are provided including a core of either a magnetic material or an inorganic semiconductor, and, a shell of either a magnetic material or an inorganic semiconductor.

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Multifunctional Nanocrystals

Multifunctional nanocomposites are provided including a core of either a magnetic material or an inorganic semiconductor, and, a shell of either a magnetic material or an inorganic semiconductor, wherein the core and the shell are of differing materials, such multifunctional nanocomposites having multifunctional properties including magnetic properties from the magnetic material and optical properties from the inorganic semiconductor material. Various applications of such multifunctional nanocomposites are also provided.

U.S. Patent No.: 7,261,940 (DOE S-104,843), Patent Application Filing Date: December 3, 2004, Patent Issue Date: August 28, 2007

U.S. Patent No.: 7,741, 120 (DOE S-112,860 This case is a Divisional of U.S. Patent No. 7,261,940), Patent Application Filing Date: August 28, 2007, Patent Issue Date: June 22, 2010

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