8 February 2007 Deoxyribonucleic acid biotronics
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Proceedings Volume 6470, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices IX; 64700B (2007); doi: 10.1117/12.716092
Event: Integrated Optoelectronic Devices 2007, 2007, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
Organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) currently utilize organic semiconductor materials with low electron mobilities and organic gate oxide materials with low dielectric constants. Compared to inorganic FETs, OFETs have slow operating speeds and high operating voltages. In this paper we discuss blending the conductive polymer polyethylene dioxythiophene (PEDOT) with deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), with minimal optimization to produce a new bio-conductive polymer complex potentially suitable for OFETs. The conductivity of this new bio-conductive polymer complex is tunable, ranging from 10-10 S/cm to 10-3 S/cm at room temperature.
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Joshua A. Hagen, James G. Grote, Kristi M. Singh, Rajesh R. Naik, Thokchom Birendra Singh, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci, "Deoxyribonucleic acid biotronics", Proc. SPIE 6470, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices IX, 64700B (8 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.716092; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.716092
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Polymers

Field effect transistors

Molecules

Dielectrics

Organic semiconductors

Biopolymers

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