Molecular devices for nanoelectronics and plasmonics

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dc.contributor.author Kuzyk, Anton
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-30T12:37:40Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-30T12:37:40Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.isbn 978-951-39-3578-8
dc.identifier.uri http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-39-3578-8 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/22470
dc.description.abstract This thesis is focused on fabrication and characterization of molecular devices. In connection with molecular electronics the dielectrophoresis based method for trapping and attaching nanoscale double-stranded DNA between nanoelectrodes was developed. Moreover, the method was extended to self-assembled DNA nanostructures. The method allowed to obtain valuable information about electrical and dielectrophoretic properties of DNA. In addition, two general approaches to the utilization of DNA origami structures for the assembly of materials are described and experimentally demonstrated. In context of molecular plasmonics, a novel lithographic fabrication method for positioning dye molecules on plasmonic waveguides was developed. The potential for utilization of fluorescent molecules as couplers between far-field light and plasmons in microscale waveguides was explored. Energy transfer, mediated by surface plasmons, from donor molecules to acceptor molecules over ten micrometer distances was demonstrated. Moreover, it was showed that beside excitation and detection, fluorescent molecules can be used to manipulate properties of surface plasmons, e.g., to convert the frequency of propagating plasmons. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Jyväskylä
dc.relation.ispartofseries Research report / Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä;0075-465X ;no. 5/2009
dc.relation.isversionof ISBN 978-951-39-3577-1
dc.subject.other DNA self-assembly
dc.subject.other dielectrophoresis
dc.subject.other dyes
dc.subject.other surface plasmons
dc.title Molecular devices for nanoelectronics and plasmonics en
dc.type Diss. fi
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:978-951-39-3578-8
dc.subject.ysa DNA
dc.subject.kota 114
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja fi
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Matemaattis-luonnontieteellinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Mathematics and Science en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto fi

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