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GRAPHENE-BASED FIELD-EFFECT TRANSISTOR BIOSENSORS

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20120214172
9,676,621
A1
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The disclosure provides a field-effect transistor (FET)-based biosensor and uses thereof. In particular, to FET-based biosensors using thermally reduced graphene-based sheets as a conducting channel decorated with nanoparticle-biomolecule conjugates. The present disclosure also relates to FET-based biosensors using metal nitride/graphene hybrid sheets. The disclosure provides a method for detecting a target biomolecule in a sample using the FET-based biosensor described herein.
Chen, Junhong (Kenosha, WI), Mao, Shun (Milwaukee, WI), Lu, Ganhua (Milwaukee, WI)
UWM RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (MILWAUKEE WI)
13/ 399,288
February 17, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with government support under CMMI-0900509, CBET-0803142, and ECCS-0708998 awarded by the National Science Foundation and DE-EE003208 awarded by the Department of Energy. The United States government has certain rights in the invention.