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May 15th, 2008

Biopolymer materials show promise for electronics and photonics applications

Abstract:
DNA-based materials possess unique electromagnetic and optical properties and may lead to improved performance for organic-based devices.

Nano/biotronics is a new research area that uses biologically based materials and devices for photonics and electronics applications. This is very different from biophotonics, in which photonics technologies are used for medical applications. Nano/biotronics has shown that biotechnology is not only applicable to genomic sequencing and clinical diagnosis and treatment. It can also have a major impact on nonbiotech applications, opening up a whole new field for bioengineering.

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