Magnetic nanoparticles represent an integral part of various advanced materials with unique properties which find use in medicine, catalysis, as electrochemical sensors or in wastewater treatment. Typically, nanoparticles themselves are not stable and tend to degrade due to external effects, such as atmospheric oxygen. Therefore, the surface functionalization of nanoparticles represents a vital step for their utilization in materials engineering. Even though a large number of possible surface modifications with organic ligands was published yet, most of those ligand are relatively simple structures exclusively responsible for the interaction between the nanoparticle and the environment.

The aim is to develop advanced ligands that will bring in novel properties to prepared materials, instead of the inevitable nanoparticle stabilization (such the ability to interact specifically in an electric field). The resulting materials can find application mostly as a part of modern optical or electronic components.

ORCID 0000-0002-6649-6761
Researcher ID ABG-5087-2020
Scopus Author ID 56856795800
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