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 - 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.
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 - 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.