Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Rapid pathogen detection using an organic field effect transistor

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

7 Author(s)
Jung-Min Kim ; Dept. of Nano Sci. & Eng., Myongji Univ., Yongin, South Korea ; Jha, S.K. ; Dong-Hoon Lee ; Chand, R.
more authors

A pentacene field effect transistor (FET) for the detection of DNA from pathogenic organisms is fabricated. The pentacene FET is an excellent candidate for disposable sensor applications because of its low-cost fabrication process and fast detection. A viral (λ-phage) genomic DNA was chosen as a model organism and its presence was successfully detected by probe DNA hybridisation on the pentacene layer. The process produced a dramatic change in the channel current and field-effect mobility of the devices. This result demonstrates the feasibility of our device as a disposable sensor for DNA hybridisation and can lead to the development of a biosensor for rapid pathogen detection.

Published in:

Micro & Nano Letters, IET  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 9 )

Date of Publication:

September 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.