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Color changing polymer films for detecting chemical and biological targets

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A sensor system, and a method of detecting a target analyte, comprises a chemically functionalized block copolymer, and a target analyte. The block copolymer exhibits a color change in the visible spectrum upon exposure to the target analyte.

Inventors: 
Kofinas, Peter; Ayyub, Omar B.; Sekowski, Jennifer W.; Yang, Ta-i
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2012-05-31
Grant Date: 
2015-08-25
Grant time: 
1,181 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
21
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNIV MARYLAND