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Author Pachauri, Vivek ♦ Vlandas, Alexis ♦ Kern, Klaus ♦ Balasubramanian, Kannan
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Wiley-VCH
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human physiology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics ♦ Diseases ♦ Agriculture & related technologies ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Inorganic Chemicals ♦ Pharmaceutical Preparations ♦ Chemicals and Drugs ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Equipment and Supplies ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Physical Phenomena ♦ Chemical Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences ♦ Technology, Industry, and Agriculture ♦ Technology and Food and Beverages
Subject Keyword Discipline Nanotechnology ♦ Biosensing Techniques ♦ Instrumentation ♦ Nanowires ♦ Chemistry ♦ Transistors, Electronic ♦ Zinc Oxide ♦ Electrochemical Techniques ♦ Electrons ♦ Hydrogen-ion Concentration ♦ Ultrastructure ♦ Optical Phenomena ♦ Solutions ♦ Journal Article ♦ Research Support, Non-u.s. Gov't
Abstract A scalable bottom-up solution-based approach for the site-specific realization of ZnO nanowire (ZnO-NW)-based field-effect transistors for sensing applications in liquids is reported. The nanowires are grown across predefined electrodes patterned by photolithography. Site specificity is attained by the use of nanoparticles acting as seeds. Using integrated on-chip microchannels and microfabricated gate electrodes, electrochemically gated ZnO-NW network transistors functioning in liquids are demonstrated. The optimized devices are rendered sensitive to pH through chemical functionalization. The unique combination of the sensitivity, site specificity, scalability, and cost effectiveness of the technique opens up avenues for the routine realization of one-dimensional nanostructure-based chemical and biosensors for analytical and diagnostic applications.
Description Country affiliation: Germany
Author Affiliation: Pachauri V ( Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Heisenbergstrasse 1, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany.)
ISSN 16136810
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-02-22
Publisher Place Germany
e-ISSN 16136829
Journal Small
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 4


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Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus