Nanoshells in Solution

30" x 40"


"Nanoshells in Solution"

This abstract done with acrylic on canvas is about nanoshells.

It was discovered by Professor Naomi J. Halas and her team at RICE University in Houston in 2003.

Nanoshell - a spherical nanoparticle consisting of a dielectric  core which is covered by a thin

metallic shell (Usually Gold). Used in the treatment of cancer.

This abstract shows these little gold colored particles in solution.