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Gang Gu, Lawrence Pan, Lian Zhang: Methods for producing and using catalytic substrates for carbon nanotube growth. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, June 26, 2007: US07235159 (37 worldwide citation)

A catalyst material for carbon nanotube synthesis includes a uniform dispersion of host particles on a substrate. The host particles themselves include catalyst nanoparticles that are effective to catalyze nanotube syntheses reactions and provide nucleation sites. Methods for preparing catalyst mate ...


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Gang Gu, Lawrence S Pan: Nanotube chemical sensor based on work function of electrodes. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, May 30, 2006: US07052588 (21 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment a method for sensing specific molecules is provided. The method comprises forming a nanoelement structure and forming two spaced apart electrodes in contact with the nanoelement structure, wherein at least one of the electrodes is capable of functioning as a sensing element to sens ...


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Man Sung Co, Lian Zhang, Gang Gu, Lawrence Pan, Jim Protsenko: Nanotube-based sensors for biomolecules. Stephen M De Klerk, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 14, 2004: US20040200734-A1

In one embodiment, the present invention provides for a nanotube-based sensor for detecting a biomolecule comprising one or a plurality of nanotubes, a first electrode and a second electrode connected to said nanotubes, a microfluidic system, and a plurality of immobilized biomolecules, wherein said ...


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Gang Gu, Lawrence S Pan: Nanotube chemical sensor based on work function of electrodes. Steve De Klerk, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 3, 2004: US20040104129-A1

In one embodiment a method for sensing specific molecules is provided. The method comprises forming a nanoelement structure and forming two spaced apart electrodes in contact with the nanoelement structure, wherein at least one of the electrodes is capable of functioning as a sensing element to sens ...


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Lawrence S Pan, Gang Gu, Jim Protsenko: Growth of carbon nanotubes to join surfaces. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, November 9, 2006: US20060251897-A1

Methods for joining two objects through the growth of carbon nanotubes from one or both of two opposing surfaces of the two objects, and interfaces formed between the two objects, are provided. Carbon nanotubes grown from both of the opposing surfaces can interdigitate to secure the two objects toge ...


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Lawrence S Pan, Srinivas Rao, Jim Protsenko, Gang Gu: Methods for forming carbon nanotube thermal pads. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, May 24, 2007: US20070116626-A1

Methods for forming thermal pads including arrays of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes are provided. The thermal pads are formed on various substrates, including foils, thin self-supporting polished metals, semiconductor dies, heat management aids, and lead frames. The arrays are growth from a cat ...


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Lawrence S Pan, Srinivas Rao, Jim Protsenko, Gang Gu: Carbon nanotube thermal pads. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, May 24, 2007: US20070116957-A1

Thermal pads, including free-standing examples, are provided for dissipating heat from a heat source like a semiconductor die to a heat management aid such as a heat sink. The thermal pads include a sheet of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes and a surface layer. One such surface layer has a thickn ...


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Lawrence S Pan, Srinivas Rao, Jim Protsenko, Gang Gu: Method for producing free-standing carbon nanotube thermal pads. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, November 16, 2006: US20060258054-A1

Methods for producing carbon nanotube thermal pads comprise forming an array of carbon nanotubes on a catalyst layer on a substrate and releasing the array from the substrate. The carbon nanotubes are grown so that they are generally vertically aligned relative to the substrate. Releasing the array ...


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Gang Gu, Lawrence Pan, Lian Zhang: Methods for synthesizing carbon nanotubes. Molecular Nanosystems, Carr & Ferrell, July 3, 2008: US20080159943-A1

A catalyst material for carbon nanotube synthesis includes a uniform dispersion of host particles on a substrate. The host particles themselves include catalyst nanoparticles that are effective to catalyze nanotube syntheses reactions and provide nucleation sites. Methods for preparing catalyst mate ...


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Gang Gu, Lawrence Pan, Lian Zhang: Methods for producing and using catalytic substrates for carbon nanotube growth. Carr & Ferrell, May 26, 2005: US20050112052-A1

A catalyst material for carbon nanotube synthesis includes a uniform dispersion of host particles on a substrate. The host particles themselves include catalyst nanoparticles that are effective to catalyze nanotube syntheses reactions and provide nucleation sites. Methods for preparing catalyst mate ...



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