Thursday, May 28, 2009

US Patent 7538400 - Flexible nanotube sensor platform

This patent from Nantero teaches an extension of their nanotube fabric electronics to form biosensors on flexible substrates. Claim 1 reads:

1. An electrical device, comprising:

a flexible substrate having a major surface and a second surface substantially non-parallel to said major surface;

a conductive article oriented disposed on said second surface of the substrate, said article comprising a non-woven fabric of nanotubes for providing a plurality of conductive pathways along the article; and

an electrode in electrical communication with at least a portion of the conductive article.