Dr. Zaghloul receives new patent

December 10, 2018

On November 27, the US Patent and Trademark Office granted Dr. Mona Zaghloul US Patent #10139382 for “Device having an array of sensors on a single chip.”  The abstract for the patent reads, “A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of the nanostructure and forming a photoconductive nanostructure/nanocluster hybrid sensor enabling light-assisted sensing of a target analyte.”