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Title: Carbon nanotube nanoelectrode arrays

Abstract

The present invention relates to microelectode arrays (MEAs), and more particularly to carbon nanotube nanoelectrode arrays (CNT-NEAs) for chemical and biological sensing, and methods of use. A nanoelectrode array includes a carbon nanotube material comprising an array of substantially linear carbon nanotubes each having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end of the carbon nanotubes are attached to a catalyst substrate material so as to form the array with a pre-determined site density, wherein the carbon nanotubes are aligned with respect to one another within the array; an electrically insulating layer on the surface of the carbon nanotube material, whereby the distal end of the carbon nanotubes extend beyond the electrically insulating layer; a second adhesive electrically insulating layer on the surface of the electrically insulating layer, whereby the distal end of the carbon nanotubes extend beyond the second adhesive electrically insulating layer; and a metal wire attached to the catalyst substrate material.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Newton, MA
  2. Richland, WA
  3. Fargo, ND
  4. Burlingame, CA
  5. Camarillo, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
956998
Patent Number(s):
7452452
Application Number:
11/017,480
Assignee:
The Trustees of Boston College (Chesnut Hill, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
D - TEXTILES D01 - NATURAL OR MAN-MADE THREADS OR FIBRES D01F - CHEMICAL FEATURES IN THE MANUFACTURE OF ARTIFICIAL FILAMENTS, THREADS, FIBRES, BRISTLES OR RIBBONS
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830; FG02-00ER45805
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ren, Zhifeng, Lin, Yuehe, Yantasee, Wassana, Liu, Guodong, Lu, Fang, and Tu, Yi. Carbon nanotube nanoelectrode arrays. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Ren, Zhifeng, Lin, Yuehe, Yantasee, Wassana, Liu, Guodong, Lu, Fang, & Tu, Yi. Carbon nanotube nanoelectrode arrays. United States.
Ren, Zhifeng, Lin, Yuehe, Yantasee, Wassana, Liu, Guodong, Lu, Fang, and Tu, Yi. Tue . "Carbon nanotube nanoelectrode arrays". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/956998.
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