DNA-tile-directed self-assembly of quantum dots into two-dimensional nanopatterns

Jaswinder Sharma, Yonggang Ke, Chenxiang Lin, Rahul Chhabra, Qiangbin Wang, Jeanette Nangreave, Yan Liu, Hao Yan

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(Figure Presented) Turning dots into stripes: Rationally designed DNA-tile arrays are used to organize quantum dots into well-aligned two-dimensional nanopatterns (see schematic representation and TEM image; A: streptavidin-coated quantum dots); the power of programmable DNA scaffolding is thereby demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5157-5159
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number28
StatePublished - Jun 27 2008


  • DNA
  • Nanostructures
  • Quantum dots
  • Self-assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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