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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 129041, 8 pages
Semiconductor Quantum Dots Surface Modification for Potential Cancer Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications
1College of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao 066004, China
2State Key Laboratory of Metastable Materials Science and Technology, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao 066004, China
3Targeted Therapy Unit, Nordion Inc., 447 March Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada K2K 1X8
Received 4 September 2012; Accepted 20 September 2012
Academic Editor: Haiyan Li
Copyright © 2012 Jidong Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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