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Semiconductor Membrane Mimics Biological Behavior of Ion Channels


July 12, 2007

Jean-Pierre Leburton A semiconductor membrane designed by researchers at the University of Illinois could offer more flexibility and better electrical performance than biological membranes. Built from thin silicon layers doped with different impurities, the solid-state membrane also could be used in applications such as single-molecule detection, protein filtering, and DNA sequencing. Full Story

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