Nanotech 2014 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2014 Vol. 2
Nanotechnology 2014: MEMS, Fluidics, Bio Systems, Medical, Computational & Photonics

Bio Nano Materials Chapter 4

Nanocrystalline gold-based hydrogen sulfide (H2S) sensor from M13 bacteriophage template

Authors: C.H. Moon, M. Zhang, Y. Yan, N.V. Myung, E.D. Haberer

Affilation: University of California-Riverside, United States

Pages: 285 - 288

Keywords: gas sensor, biological-template, hydrogen sulfide, nanostructure

Bio-templated assembly of inorganic materials is a promising technique for facile bottom-up assembly of complex and unique nanostructures at ambient conditions. Here, viral-templated nanocrystalline gold nanowires were synthesized for use in highly sensitive H2S sensors that operate at room temperature. The biological template not only acted as a template for specific assembly of gold nanowires, but also played a functional role in enhancing sensor sensitivity of the gold nanocrystalline H2S sensor.

ISBN: 978-1-4822-5827-1
Pages: 570
Hardcopy: $209.95

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