Optimized fabrication and electrical analysis of silver nanowires templated on DNA molecules

  title={Optimized fabrication and electrical analysis of silver nanowires templated on DNA molecules},
  author={Sung Ha Park and Matthew Prior and Thomas H. LaBean and G. Finkelstein},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
We report on the electrical conductivity measurement of silver nanowires templated on native λ-bacteriophage and synthetic double-stranded DNA molecules. After an electroless chemical deposition, the metallized DNA wires have a diameter down to 15nm and are among the thinnest metallic nanowires available to date. Two-terminal I-V measurements demonstrating various conduction behaviors are presented. DNA templated functional nanowires may, in the near future, be targeted to connect at specific… Expand

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