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Chemically-functionalized microcantilevers for detection of chemical, biological and explosive material

United States Patent

April 24, 2007
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A chemically functionalized cantilever system has a cantilever coated on one side thereof with a reagent or biological species which binds to an analyte. The system is of particular value when the analyte is a toxic chemical biological warfare agent or an explosive.
Pinnaduwage; Lal A. (Knoxville, TN), Thundat; Thomas G. (Knoxville, TN), Brown; Gilbert M. (Knoxville, TN), Hawk; John Eric (Olive Branch, MS), Boiadjiev; Vassil I. (Knoxville, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
11/ 059,170
February 16, 2005
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with United States Government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 between the United States Department of Energy and U.T. Battelle, LLC. The United States Government has certain rights in this invention.