Fluorescence in Bio-inspired Nanotechnology

First as Probe, Then as Function

  • Jonas Hannestad

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book


In his thesis Fluorescence in Bio-inspired Nanotechnology, Jonas Hannestad describes the evolving field of DNA nanotechnology in a lucid and easily accessible way. A central theme in the thesis is how biological structures and mechanisms constitute a basis for the design of novel technologies. Hannestad discusses how self-assembled, nanometer-scale DNA constructs can be functionalized using fluorescent labeling. In particular, he highlights how applications are based on fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET). Another important contribution is the development of a lipid monolayer platform for the step-by-step assembly of DNA nanoconstructs. The work in the thesis is based on five peer-reviewed papers published in high-profile journals, all of which involve major contributions from the author.


Bio-inspired Nanotechnology Bottom Up Assembly DNA Nanotechnology Fluorescence Spectroscopy Fuorescence Microscopy Lipid Monolayer Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) Self-assembly Single-molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Authors and affiliations

  • Jonas Hannestad
    • 1
  1. 1., Department of Chemical andChalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden

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