Theranostics 2013; 3(4):289-291. doi:10.7150/thno.6382 This issue


Theranostic Upconversion Nanoparticles (I)

Guanying Chen1✉, Gang Han2 ✉

1. Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260 (USA)
2. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605 (USA)

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This theme issue provides a comprehensive collection of original research articles on the creation of diverse types of theranostic upconversion nanoparticles, their fundamental interactions in biology, as well as their biophotonic applications in noninvasive diagnostics and therapy.

Keywords: Upconversion, Bioimaging, Nontoxicity, Plasmonics, Multimodal.