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Independently addressable fields of porous anodic alumina embedded in SiO2 on Si
Birck and NCN Publications
  • Aaron D Franklin, Birck Nanotechnology Center and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • David B Janes, Purdue University
  • Jonathan Claussen, Purdue University
  • Timothy Fisher, Purdue University
  • Timothy D Sands, Purdue University
Abstract
Fields of thin-film porous anodic alumina PAA are fabricated within a SiO2 support and on independently addressable underlying metal pads. The underlying metallization provides a means for unique postprocessing to be performed on the PAA fields. Customized postprocessing is demonstrated with the synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes SWCNTs from an embedded catalyst in the PAA, followed by selective decoration of the SWCNTs from different PAA fields with dissimilar nanoparticles. Achieving uniquely functionalized fields of PAA on a single chip provides a scalable integration platform to be used in multiplexed chemical and biological sensing or nanoelectronic devices. © 2008 American Institute of Physics. DOI: 10.1063/1.2831002
Date of this Version
1-8-2008
Citation
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 92, 013122 
Citation Information
Aaron D Franklin, David B Janes, Jonathan Claussen, Timothy Fisher, et al.. "Independently addressable fields of porous anodic alumina embedded in SiO2 on Si" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jonathan_claussen/9/