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February 11, 2020
A new material for optical trapping - zinc oxide@silica - is straightforward to synthesize, stable as a rock, and allows for single molecule microscopy in water or organic...
April 4, 2018
See it on the JCP Homepage: https://aip.scitation.org/journal/jcp. Congratulations to Alex Parobek, Jacob Black, and Masha Kamenetska on this fantastic work! Force-Detected...
October 19, 2017
An Optical Tweezers Platform for Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy in Organic Solvents. In this work we develop an experimental platform for solution-phase single molecule...
October 17, 2017
Mechanically switching single-molecule fluorescence of GFP by unfolding and refolding. We use optical tweezers to force single molecules of GFP into folding and unfolding...
June 4, 2017
We congratulate Postdoctoral Researcher Jinqing Huang who just left our group to accept a position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry in The Hong Kong...
May 15, 2017
We congratulate Postdoctoral Researcher Masha Kamenetska who just left our group to accept a faculty position at Boston University. Masha holds a joint appointment as...
October 14, 2016
Congratulations to Jinqing Huang and Alex Parobek for publishing the group’s first manuscript in Optics Letters, “Octave-spanning mid-infrared pulses by plasma...

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