Nanotech 2005 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2005 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Micro and Nano Structuring and Assembly Chapter 6

Bio-assembly of Nanoparticles for Device Applications

Authors: K.V. Singh, K. Alim, X. Wang, A. Balandin, C.S. Ozkan and M. Ozkan

Affilation: UC-Riverside, United States

Pages: 420 - 421

Keywords: assembly, bionano, nanoelectronics

Due to limitations of current lithographic methods, for future electronic device fabrication especially below 10 nm various methods are currently being investigated. To this end, in my research group, we assemble nanometer size particles with biological linkers both in 2-D and 3-D. Linkers such as peptides, nucleic acids and viruses are used to arrange pre-functionalized nanometer size particles into a desired heterogeneous arrangement. Chains of carbon nanotubes (CNT), CNT and quantum dot (QD) heterojunctions are successfully synthesized and their analytical characterization is accomplished by using Transmission electron microcopy, Scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Highly controlled biological assembly can offer fabrication of heterogeneous nano components that can be part of an existing device. These nano components can be integrated using various “dropped-in” methods.

ISBN: 0-9767985-1-4
Pages: 808
Hardcopy: $109.95

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