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April 10th, 2006

Electrochemical Probes with Nanometer Dimensions

Abstract:
Researchers in Finland and The Netherlands have demonstrated that it is possible to grow and wire a single platinum nanoparticle using a single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT), thus providing a bottom-up approach to building nanoelectrodes.

Dr. Bernadette Quinn, an Academy of Finland Research Fellow and working at the Lab of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry at Helsinki University of Technology explained, "Microelectrodes are being applied to an ever increasing number of new applications in areas such as miniaturized analytical sensors, microfluidics and electrochemical imaging."

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