Accession Number : ADD016026

Title :   Method of Fabricating a Receptor-Based Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 14 Jan 92, patented 6 Jul 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Fare, Thomas L ; Ligler, Frances S

Report Date : 06 Jul 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This invention relates to a semiconductor substrate having a porous surface and to the amperometric receptor-based sensors formed with the substrate. More specifically, this invention pertains to the substrate in the form of a bipolar junction transistor having a porous hydrophilic surface directly on its base wherein the surface forms a support for an amperometric sensor. The invention also pertains to the methods of making and using the substrate and sensor.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *SEMICONDUCTORS, *BIPOLAR TRANSISTORS, HYDROPHILIA, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE