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Composite sensor membrane

United States Patent

March 18, 2008
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A sensor may include a membrane to deflect in response to a change in surface stress, where a layer on the membrane is to couple one or more probe molecules with the membrane. The membrane may deflect when a target molecule reacts with one or more probe molecules.
Majumdar; Arun (Orinda, CA), Satyanarayana; Srinath (Berkeley, CA), Yue; Min (Albany, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
10/ 420,661
April 21, 2003
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with Government support under Grant (Contract) No. R21 CA86132-01 awarded by the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute and Contract No. DE-FG03-98ER14870 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.