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Graded core/shell semiconductor nanorods and nanorod barcodes

United States Patent

7,851,338
December 14, 2010
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Graded core/shell semiconductor nanorods and shaped nanorods are disclosed comprising Group II-VI, Group III-V and Group IV semiconductors and methods of making the same. Also disclosed are nanorod barcodes using core/shell nanorods where the core is a semiconductor or metal material, and with or without a shell. Methods of labeling analytes using the nanorod barcodes are also disclosed.
Alivisatos; A. Paul (Oakland, CA), Scher; Erik C. (San Francisco, CA), Manna; Liberato (Lecce, IT)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
12/ 029,607
20080188063
February 12, 2008
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The invention described and claimed herein was made in part utilizing funds supplied by the United States Department of Energy under contract NO. DE-AC03-76SF000-98 between the United States Department of Energy and The Regents of the University of California. The government has certain rights to the invention.