13. Immobilization of Biomolecules at Semiconductor Interfaces

  1. Franklin (Feng) Tao2 and
  2. Steven L. Bernasek3
  1. Robert J. Hamers

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch13

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces

How to Cite

Hamers, R. J. (2012) Immobilization of Biomolecules at Semiconductor Interfaces, in Functionalization of Semiconductor Surfaces (eds F. (. Tao and S. L. Bernasek), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118199770.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470562949

Online ISBN: 9781118199770



  • biomolecule immobilization, at semiconductor interfaces;
  • interfacing biological systems with semiconductors, challenges;
  • surface chemistry for stable organic-to-semiconductor interface;
  • direct biological-to-electrical signal transduction;
  • biomolecular surface chemistry on semiconductor, label-free schemes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Molecular and Biomolecular Interfaces to Semiconductors

  • DNA-Modified Semiconductor Surfaces

  • Proteins at Surfaces

  • Covalent Biomolecular Interfaces for Direct Electrical Biosensing

  • Nanowire Sensors

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References