# Sensing single molecules with carbon–boron-nitride nanotubes

@article{Algharagholy2015SensingSM,
title={Sensing single molecules with carbon–boron-nitride nanotubes},
author={Laith A. Algharagholy and Thomas Pope and Qusiy H. Al-Galiby and Hatef Sadeghi and Steven Bailey and Colin J. Lambert},
journal={Journal of Materials Chemistry C},
year={2015},
volume={3},
pages={10273-10276}
}
We investigate the molecular sensing properties of carbon nanotube–boron nitride–carbon nanotube (CNT–BN–CNT) junctions. We demonstrate that the electrical conductance of such a junction changes in response to the binding of an analyte molecule to the region of BN. The change in conductance depends on the length of the BN spacer and the position of the analyte and therefore we propose a method of statistically analysing conductance data. We demonstrate the ability to discriminate between…
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