6 September 2007 DNA-hybrid materials for photonic applications
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Proceedings Volume 6646, Nanobiotronics; 664603 (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.742131
Event: NanoScience + Engineering, 2007, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
Recent research results on DNA-lipid complexes have shown various attractive features on E/O or O/E devices, optical memories, switches and sensors by intercalating optical dye into DNA double helix. Physical properties of DN-lipid complexes are greatly dependent on kinds of lipids and chiral lipids from α-amino acids were prepared so that self-assembled structure of DNA molecules was organized. DNA-L-alanine-derived lipid formed a self-assembled film with a liquid crystalline structure, which showed a less water absorption. DNA devices absorbed water under high humidity which led to decreases of optical functions. However, it was possible to encapsulate the DNA-lipid complexes into sol-gel materials so that a water permeation was prevented by glass to stabilize and to keep the optical functions for a long time.
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Naoya Ogata, Naoya Ogata, Yoshiharu Kagami, Yoshiharu Kagami, Masahiro Wada, Masahiro Wada, Junichi Yoshida, Junichi Yoshida, } "DNA-hybrid materials for photonic applications", Proc. SPIE 6646, Nanobiotronics, 664603 (6 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.742131; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.742131
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