Towards the construction of DNA templated nanowires for self-assembled nanodevices, nanocrystals of the -type semiconductor were grown selectively and densely on DNA both in solution and stretched on a surface. Atomic force microscopy and transmission electron microscopy measurements display chains of nanoparticles up to diameter separated by less than . By increasing the number of nucleation sites through the use of bundles of DNA, highly dense coverage of the DNA with nanocrystals is observed.
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Research Article| July 23 2004
Chains of semiconductor nanoparticles templated on DNA
Wendy U. Dittmer;
Wendy U. Dittmer, Friedrich C. Simmel; Chains of semiconductor nanoparticles templated on DNA. Appl. Phys. Lett. 26 July 2004; 85 (4): 633–635. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1775884
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