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Materials Science of DNA

1st Edition

Edited by Jung-II Jin, James Grote

CRC Press

338 pages

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The field of materials science and technology has undergone revolutionary advances due to the development of novel analytical tools, functional materials, and multidisciplinary approaches to engineering. Additionally, theoretical predictions combined with increasingly improved models and computational capabilities are making impressive contribution

Table of Contents

Materials Science of DNA: An Introduction. Nanostructures and Nanomaterials via DNA-Based Self-Assembly. Intercalation of Organic Ligands as a Tool to Modify the Properties of DNA. DNA and Carbon-Based Nanomaterials: Preparation and Properties of Their Composites. Electrical and Magnetic Properties of DNA. DNA Ionic Liquid. DNA-Surfactant Thin-Film Processing and Characterization. Applications of DNA to Photonics and Biomedicals. DNA-Based Thin-Film Devices. Nucleic Acids-Based Biosensors. Materials Science of DNA-Conclusions and Perspectives.

About the Editors

Jung-Il Jin is a Professor Emeritus, Chemistry Department of Korea University, Seoul, Korea. He is the immediate Past President of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, IUPAC. He is the founding President of the Federation of the Asian Polymer Societies, FAPS. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1969 from the City University of New York (Advisor: Richard H. Wiley) and was a visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts, USA and the University of Cambridge, UK. His research areas have been liquid crystalline and polyconjugated polymers and materials science of DNA. He has published about 400 original research articles and contributed many chapters to various monographs related to functional polymers.

James G. Grote is a Principal Electronics Research Engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where he conducts research in polymer and biopolymer based opto-electronics. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Dayton and University of Cincinnati. Dr. Grote received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering for Ohio University and both his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton, with partial study at the University of California, San Diego. He was a visiting scholar at the Institut d'Optique, Universite de Paris, Sud in the summer of 1995 and a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California, the University of California in Los Angeles and the University of Washington in 2001. He received Doctor Honoris Causa from the Politehnica University of Bucharest in 2010. Dr. Grote is an Air Force Research Laboratory Fellow, a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA), a Fellow of the European Optical Society (EOS) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
SCIENCE / Biotechnology