Electrochemistry in nanopore/electrode structures – from pore fabrication to DNA sequencing-by-tunneling


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I will present results from my research group on nanopore-based single-biomolecule sensor with particular focus on electrode/nanopore structures. To this end, electrochemical concepts can be used for fabrication purposes, as well as for increased temporal and spatial resolution in single-biomolecule sensing. An example is the integration of a functional tunneling junction into a nanopore device, paving the way to ultra-fast and label-free DNA sequencing-by-tunneling.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Nanotechnology 2011: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy
Published: June 13, 2011
Pages: 24 - 27
Industry sectors: Medical & Biotech | Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topicss: Chemical, Physical & Bio-Sensors, Diagnostics & Bioimaging
ISBN: 978-1-4398-7138-6