Electrical Double Layer Capacitive Devices and Methods of Using Same for Sequencing Polymers and Detecting Analytes
Patent Number 8860438
Provided according to some embodiments of the present invention are electrical double layer (EDL) capacitive devices that include an insulating substrate defining a nanopore there-through; a nanopore electrode exposed in a portion of the nanopore; and an electrolyte in contact with the nanopore electrode. Also provided are methods of using EDL capacitive devices according to embodiments of the invention to sequence polynucleotides or other polymers and/or to detect analytes.
Clemson University Research Foundation, Clemson, SC (US)