US Patent No. 9,297,796

BENT NANOWIRES AND RELATED PROBING OF SPECIES


Patent No. 9,297,796
Issue Date March 29, 2016
Title Bent Nanowires And Related Probing Of Species
Inventorship Bozhi Tian, Cambridge, MA (US)
Ping Xie, Needham, MA (US)
Thomas J. Kempa, Somerville, MA (US)
Charles M. Lieber, Lexington, MA (US)
Itzhaq Cohen-Karni, Cambridge, MA (US)
Quan Qing, Somerville, MA (US)
Xiaojie Duan, Somerville, MA (US)
Assignee President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,297,796

1. An article, comprising:
a nanoscale wire having at least one kink, wherein the nanoscale wire is a single crystal and at least a portion of a surface
of the nanoscale wire is amphiphilic.