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Chin. Phys. B, 2015, Vol. 24(12): 127505    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/24/12/127505
Special Issue: TOPICAL REVIEW — Magnetism, magnetic materials, and interdisciplinary research
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Novel magnetic vortex nanorings/nanodiscs: Synthesis and theranostic applications

Liu Xiao-Li (刘晓丽)a b, Yang Yong (杨勇)a, Wu Jian-Peng (吴建鹏)b, Zhang Yi-Fan (张艺凡)b, Fan Hai-Ming (樊海明)b, Ding Jun (丁军)a
a Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, 7 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117574, Singapore;
b School of Chemical Engineering, Northwest University, Xi'an 710069, China

Recent discoveries in the synthesis and applications of magnetic vortex nanorings/nanodiscs in theranostic applications are reviewed. First, the principles of nanomagnetism and magnetic vortex are introduced. Second, methods for producing magnetic vortex nanorings/nanodiscs are presented. Finally, theranostic applications of magnetic vortex nanorings/nanodiscs are addressed.

Keywords:  magnetic nanorings/nanodiscs      vortex domain      magnetic resonance imaging      magnetic hyperthermia  
Received:  29 July 2015      Revised:  20 August 2015      Accepted manuscript online: 
PACS:  75.75.-c (Magnetic properties of nanostructures)  
  75.75.Cd (Fabrication of magnetic nanostructures)  
  87.61.-c (Magnetic resonance imaging)  
  87.53.Jw (Therapeutic applications, including brachytherapy)  

Project supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 21376192 and 81571809), the Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China (Grant No. 20126101110017), and MOE AcRF Tier 2-MOE2011-T2-1-043 and A-Star SERC 1321202068.

Corresponding Authors:  Ding Jun     E-mail:

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Liu Xiao-Li (刘晓丽), Yang Yong (杨勇), Wu Jian-Peng (吴建鹏), Zhang Yi-Fan (张艺凡), Fan Hai-Ming (樊海明), Ding Jun (丁军) Novel magnetic vortex nanorings/nanodiscs: Synthesis and theranostic applications 2015 Chin. Phys. B 24 127505

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