Electronic nanostructures templated on self-assembled DNA scaffolds

Sung Ha Park, Hao Yan, John H. Reif, Thomas H. LaBean, Gleb Finkelstein

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We report on the self-assembly of one- and two-dimensional DNA scaffolds, which serve as templates for the targeted deposition of ordered nanoparticles and molecular arrays. The DNA nanostructures are easy to reprogram, and we demonstrate two distinct conformations: sheets and tubes. The DNA tubes and individual DNA molecules are metallized in solution to produce ultra-thin metal wires.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S525-S527
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Park, S. H., Yan, H., Reif, J. H., LaBean, T. H., & Finkelstein, G. (2004). Electronic nanostructures templated on self-assembled DNA scaffolds. Nanotechnology, 15(10), S525-S527. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/15/10/005