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Title: Methods of use of semiconductor nanocrystal probes for treating a material

Abstract

A semiconductor nanocrystal compound and probe are described. The compound is capable of linking to one or more affinity molecules. The compound comprises (1) one or more semiconductor nanocrystals capable of, in response to exposure to a first energy, providing a second energy, and (2) one or more linking agents, having a first portion linked to one or more semiconductor nanocrystals and a second portion capable of linking to one or more affinity molecules. One or more semiconductor nanocrystal compounds are linked to one or more affinity molecules to form a semiconductor nanocrystal probe capable of bonding with one or more detectable substances in a material being analyzed, and capable of, in response to exposure to a first energy, providing a second energy. Also described are processes for respectively: making the semiconductor nanocrystal compound; making the semiconductor nanocrystal probe; and treating materials with the probe.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Los Angeles, CA
  2. Belmont, CA
  3. Oakland, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
912999
Patent Number(s):
6727065
Application Number:
09/781,621
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C09 - DYES C09K - MATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Weiss, Shimon, Bruchez, Marcel, and Alivisatos, Paul. Methods of use of semiconductor nanocrystal probes for treating a material. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Weiss, Shimon, Bruchez, Marcel, & Alivisatos, Paul. Methods of use of semiconductor nanocrystal probes for treating a material. United States.
Weiss, Shimon, Bruchez, Marcel, and Alivisatos, Paul. Fri . "Methods of use of semiconductor nanocrystal probes for treating a material". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/912999.
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