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Title: Method to fabricate functionalized conical nanopores

Abstract

A pressure-based chemical etch method is used to shape polymer nanopores into cones. By varying the pressure, the pore tip diameter can be controlled, while the pore base diameter is largely unaffected. The method provides an easy, low-cost approach for conically etching high density nanopores.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1261635
Patent Number(s):
9,387,444
Application Number:
14/543,298
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 17
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Small, Leo J., Spoerke, Erik David, and Wheeler, David R. Method to fabricate functionalized conical nanopores. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Small, Leo J., Spoerke, Erik David, & Wheeler, David R. Method to fabricate functionalized conical nanopores. United States.
Small, Leo J., Spoerke, Erik David, and Wheeler, David R. Tue . "Method to fabricate functionalized conical nanopores". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1261635.
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