“Un-functionalized Carbon Nanoparticles having Fluorescence Characteristics, Method of  Preparation Thereof, and their Use as Bioimaging and Solvent Sensing Agents”. Indian Patent appl. No. 2184/DEL/2010 and PCT/IN-2011-00610 (H. B. BOHIDAR and Pradip KUMAR)

Publications in Nanoscience/Nanomaterials

  1. Anomalous self-assembly of gelatin in ethanol-water marginal solvent, H. B. Bohidar and B. Mohanty Phys. Rev. E, 69 (2004) 021902.
  2. Release Kinetics from bio-polymeric nano-particles encapsulating protein synthesis inhibitor-cycloheximide for possible therapeutic applications, Anita Kamra, Kumar Sachin, Anita Saxena and H. B. Bohidar, Curr. Pharm. Biotech.,  6 (2005) 121-130.
  3. Effect of Molecular Weight Heterogeneity on Drug Encapsulation Efficiency of Gelatin Nano-particles, Anita Saxena, Kumar Sachin, H. B.  Bohidar and Anita Verma Kamra, Colloids and Surfaces-B, 45 (2005), 42-48.
  4. Synthesis of gelatin nano-particles via simple coacervation, J. Surface Sci. Tech., B. Mohanty, V. K. Aswal,  J. Kohlbrecher and H. B. Bohidar, 21 (2005) p.1-12.
  5. Study of Gelatin-Agar Intermolecular nano-aggregates in the Supernatant of its Coacervate, S. Santinath Singh, S. Bandyopadhyay and H. B. Bohidar, Colloids and Surfaces-B: Biointerfaces,  57 (2007), p.29-36.
  6. Physical and anti-bacterial properties of  carbon nanoparticles prepared from lamp soot, B,   Mohanty, A. K. Verma, P. Claesson and H. B. Bohidar, Nanotechnology, 18 (2007) 445102.
  7. Temporal evolution of self-organization of gelatin molecules and nano-clusters on quartz surface, Amar Nath Gupta and H.B. Bohidar, Phys. Rev. E, 76 (2007) 051912.
           (Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Nov. 26, 2007)

  8. Kinetics of self-organization of polyampholyte nano-particles in solutions, H. B. Bohidar, Bull. Mater. Science, 31 (2008), 1-7.
  9. Anomalous self-aggregation of carbon nanoparticles in polar, nonpolar and binary solvents, Pradip Kumar, Somnath Karmakar and H. B. Bohidar, J. Phys. Chem. C (2008),
  10. Anomalous self-aggregation of carbon nanoparticles in polar, nonpolar and binary solvents,   Pradip Kumar, Somnath Karmakar and H. B. Bohidar, J. Phys. Chem. C, 112 (2008) 15113,
  11. Hydrophobic hydration mediated  universal self-association of colloidal   nanoclayparticles, Nisha Pawar and H. B. Bohidar, Colloids and Surfaces-A, 333 (2009) 120.
  12. Surface selective binding of nanoclay particles to polyampholyte protein chains, Nisha Pawar and H. B. Bohidar, J. Chem. Physics,  131, (2009) 045103.
  13.  Spinodal Decomposition and Phase Separation Kinetics in Nanoclay-Biopolymer Solutions, Nisha Pawar, H. B. Bohidar, J. Polym. Sci. B, 48 (2010) 555-565.
  14.  Aqueous dispersion stability of multi-carbon nanoparticles in anionic, cationic, neutral, bile salt and pulmonary surfactant solutions, Pradip Kumar and H. B. Bohidar, Colloid and Surfaces-A, 361, (2010) 13-24.
  15. Kinetics of coacervation transition versus nanoparticle formation in Chitosan-TPP solutions, M. Kaloti and H. B. Bohidar, Colloids and Surfaces-B,  81,  (2010) 165-173.
  16. Interaction of soot derived multi-carbon nanoparticles with lung surfactants and their possible internalization inside alveolar cavity, Pradip Kumar and H. B. Bohidar, Ind. J. Exptl. Biol., 48, (2010) 1037-1042.
  17. Landau theory description of observed isotropic to anisotropic phase transition in mixed nanoclay gels, Ravi Kumar Pujala, Nisha Pawar and H. B. Bohidar, J. Chem. Phys. (2011), 134, 194904.
  18. Anisotropic Domain Growth and Complex Coacervation in Nanoclay-polyelectrolyte Solutions, Nisha Pawar and H. B. Bohidar,  Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, (2011) 167, 12-23.
  19. Unified scaling behaviour of physical properties of nanoclays  in alcohol solutions, , Ravi Kumar Pujala, Nisha Pawar and H. B. Bohidar, J. Colloid and Interface Science (2011) 364, 311-316.
  20. Fluorescence behavior of non-functionalized carbon nanoparticles and their in vitro applications in imaging and cytotoxic analysis of cancer cells, P. Kumar, R. Meena, R, A. Chanchal,  R. Paulraj,  A. Kamra,  H. B. Bohidar, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (2012) 91, 34-40.
  21. Ergodicity breaking and  aging dynamics in Laponite- Montmorillonite mixed nanoclay dispersions, Ravikumar Pujala and H.B. Bohidar, Softmatter (2012), 8, 6120-6127.
  22. Universal correlation between solvent polarity, fluorescence lifetime and macroscopic viscosity of alcohol solutions, P. Kumar and H. B. Bohidar, J. Fluorescence, (2012), 22, 865-870.
  23. Physical and Fluorescence characteristics of non-functionalized carbon nanoparticles from candle soot, P. Kumar and H. B. Bohidar, (2012).

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1. Preparation and characterization of Bio- polymeric nano-particles with potential for usage in laser immuno-assay and drug delivery. DST Nano-initiative (2005-2009). H. B. Bohidar.

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