Nanotech 2005 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2005 Vol. 1
Technical Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1

Bio Micro Sensors Chapter 8

Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes as Platforms for the Design of Biosensors

Authors: E. Mendoza, E. Borowiak-Palen, K. Sharpe, S.G.M. de Silva, N. Mureau and S.R.P Silva

Affilation: University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Pages: 426 - 429

Keywords: carbon nanotube, biosensor, biopotential

Carbon Nanotubes have unique properties such as chemical stability, good mechanical properties and high surface area that makes them ideal for the design of sensors. In this study, we present the use of Carbon Nanotube for the design of biosensors. Both Carbon Nanotube arrays as well as carbon nanotube fibers are presented as platforms for the design of biosensors. Different functionalisation routes an the effect on the sensing properties are analysed. Finally, the development of a full sensing device including the wireless communication for long patient monitoring will be presented.

ISBN: 0-9767985-0-6
Pages: 844
Hardcopy: $109.95

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