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Capacitive based sensing of molecular adsorbates on the surface of single wall nanotubes

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A sensing device having: a bottom electrode, a dielectric on the bottom electrode, a grid of nanoelectrodes on the dielectric, and a top electrode in electrical contact with the grid. A method of chemical or biological sensing comprising: providing a grid of nanoelectrodes; exposing the grid to fluid suspected of containing a chemical or biological analyte; and measuring a change in the capacitance and conductance of the grid.

Inventors: 
Snow, Eric S.; Perkins, Keith F.; Houser, Eric; Stepnowski, Stan V.; Mcgill, Andrew R.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2005-09-27
Grant Date: 
2010-08-17
Grant time: 
1,785 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
32
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY