dc.contributor.authorLing, Hwee Ting.
dc.description.abstractThis study showed the comparison between conventional mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNPs) and hollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles (HMSNPs) in terms of their loading and releasing efficiency using Rhodamine-B (Rh.B) as hydrophilic model drug. The coating effect of polyethyleneimine (PEI) polymer on the surface of the HMSNPs was also investigated and the results demonstrate that the PEI coating can help HMSNPs in achieving a sustained cargo release. The study employed the state-of-the-art techniques, e.g. TEM, BET, XRD, zeta-potential, FT-IR, and TGA, in characterizing the MSNPs and HMSNPs at different stages of the experiments and the obtained results were discussed accordingly.en_US
dc.format.extent46 p.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Materials::Nanostructured materialsen_US
dc.titleHollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles for sustained cargo deliveryen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Materials Science and Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Materials Engineering)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Zhao Yanlien_US

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