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Method and apparatus for nanoparticle transport and detection

United States Patent

July 18, 2006
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According to one embodiment an apparatus includes a membrane and at least a portion of a nanotube imbedded within the membrane. The portion of the nanotube imbedded within the membrane provides a conduit through the membrane.
Crooks; Richard M. (College Station, TX), Sun; Li (College Station, TX)
The Texas A&M University System (College Station, TX)
10/ 173,905
June 17, 2002
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The work described in this patent application was developed under National Science Foundation grants CHE-9796203 and CHE-9818302 and Department of Energy contract No. DE-FG03-01ER15247. The U.S. Government may have certain rights in this patent application.