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Latest Innovations

Near Ultraviolet-Wavelength Photonic-Crystal Biosensor with Enhanced Surface-to-Bulk Sensitivity Ratio

 

Biosensors based on one- or two-dimensional photonic-crystal reflectance filters operating at near-ultraviolet wavelengths. The biosensors feature a tightly...

Distributed Feedback Laser Biosensor

 

A biosensor based upon a vertically emitting, distributed feedback (DFB) laser. The DFB laser comprises a replica-molded, one- or two-dimensional dielectric...

Coupled Heterogeneous Nanowire Nanoplate Planar Transistor Sensors for Giant Nernst Response

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois and Purdue University have designed new Ion-Sensitive Field Effect Transistors (ISFETs) for monitoring the pH of...

New Way to Detect DNA Changes

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new, cheaper and easier way to detect methylation (alterations) of DNA. By measuring the methylation...

DNA Sequencing Systems Using Nanoscale Field Effect Sensor Arrays

 

This invention is a novel approach to performing DNA sequencing-by-synthesis methodology that is anticipated to make DNA sequencing routine, highly accurate and...

Bi-Functional Colorimetry and Surfance-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Sensor

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a platform capable of both colorimetry and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) analysis. The...

Improved Wafer for Raman Spectroscopy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a nanostructure and a method of creating that nanostructure for use in Raman Spectroscopy. The wafer is...

Microfluidic Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Device for Epigenomic Analysis

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a process for the epigenomic analysis of single cells. This process combines the uses of single cell...

Hydrophilic Nanocluster Contrast Agents for High Sensitivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new contrast agent for use with MRIs. The agent is made of super-paramagnetic iron oxide...

Using Organosilacyclobutanes to Form Carbon-Carbon Bonds without Toxic Byproducts

 

Traditional methods for forming carbon-carbon bonds between unsaturated moieties have a number of well-known difficulties. These cross-coupling reactions often...

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