Asemblon, Inc. is a Seattle area company specializing in the emerging field
of self-assembled monolayers or SAMs.
Our two areas of business are the production of high purity alkanethiols for...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopes (SNOM or NSOM) offer far greater resolution than traditional optical microscopes. Conducting experiments using SNOM, feedback mechanisms, Photon Scanning...
Article - 1 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are increasingly being used in the defence and security industries. Using gold nanoparticles in sensors for chemical and biological warfare agents, destroying warfare...
Article - 5 Apr 2011
Major applications and strategies of tip functionalization are analyzed. Methods are described for force-volume molecular recognition mapping and single point force measurements. Results indicate that...
Article - 19 Oct 2009
Several different lithography techniques exist that allow modification of material surfaces during or after their microfabrication. One of the most versatile of these techniques probably is the...
News - 31 Jan 2011
US researchers have shown for the first time that a 34nm long DNA strand can be used as a molecular wire to conduct electricity. In the future, DNA could be used in nanoscale electronic computers,...
News - 10 Aug 2007
The delivery, manipulation and assembly of functional materials such as metal nanoparticles into predefined architectures and patterns is of great interest in nanotechnology. Nanoscale patterns of...
News - 5 Jul 2010
Protein−carbohydrate interactions play a crucial role in many biological processes such as cell−cell recognition and receptor−ligand interactions and catalysis. This thesis...
Article - 1 Jul 2010
The great promise of nanotubes as biosensing elements is the potential to develop systems where direct electron transfer between enzymes and electrodes is possible. This innovation is key to the...
Article - 22 Jan 2007
In addition to lithographic techniques like photolithography and electron beam lithography used commonly in producing nanotechnology related devices, a rapidly emerging technique is soft lithography.