Single Molecule Spectroscopy in Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Nobel Symposium

  • Astrid Gräslund
  • Rudolf Rigler
  • Jerker Widengren

Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 96)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Introductory Lecture: Molecular Dynamics of Single Molecules

  3. Detection of Single Molecules and Single Molecule Processes

  4. Fluorescence-Correlation Spectroscopy

  5. Quantum Dots and Single Molecule Behaviour

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 174-174
    2. Andrew M. Smith, Mary M. Wen, May D. Wang, Shuming Nie
      Pages 187-201
    3. Yuval Ebenstein, Natalie Gassman, Shimon Weiss
      Pages 203-216
  6. Molecular Motion of Contractile Elements and Polymer Formation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 218-218
    2. Carlos Bustamante, Jeffrey R. Moffitt
      Pages 237-269
    3. Kengo Adachi, Shou Furuike, Mohammad Delawar Hossain, Hiroyasu Itoh, Kazuhiko Kinosita Jr., Yasuhiro Onoue et al.
      Pages 271-285
  7. Force and Multiparameter Spectroscopy on Functional Active Proteins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 288-288
    2. Elias M. Puchner, Hermann E. Gaub
      Pages 289-303
    3. Pierre Neveu, Deepak Kumar Sinha, Petronella Kettunen, Sophie Vriz, Ludovic Jullien, David Bensimon
      Pages 305-316
    4. Julio M Fernandez, Sergi Garcia-Manyes, Lorna Dougan
      Pages 317-335
    5. Ove Axner, Oscar Björnham, Mickaël Castelain, Efstratios Koutris, Staffan Schedin, Erik Fällman et al.
      Pages 337-362
  8. Nanoscale Microscopy and High Resolution Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 364-364
    2. Stefan W. Hell
      Pages 365-398
    3. Mark Bates, Bo Huang, Michael J. Rust, Graham T. Dempsey, Wenqin Wang, Xiaowei Zhuang
      Pages 399-415
  9. Single Molecule Microscopy in Individual Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 434-434
    2. Aldo Jesorka, Ludvig Lizana, Zoran Konkoli, Ilja Czolkos, Owe Orwar
      Pages 449-468
  10. Catalysis of Single Enzyme Molecules

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 470-470
    2. Kerstin Blank, Susana Rocha, Gert De Cremer, Maarten B. J. Roeffaers, Hiroshi Uji-i, Johan Hofkens
      Pages 495-511
    3. Martin F. Richter, Jürgen Baier, Richard J. Cogdell, Silke Oellerich, Jürgen Köhler
      Pages 513-533
  11. Fields and Outlook

  12. Back Matter
    Pages 561-572

About this book


Written by the leading experts in the field, this book describes the development and current state-of-the-art in single molecule spectroscopy. The application of this technique, which started 1989, in physics, chemistry and biosciences is displayed.


Dynamics of single molecules Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy Quantum dots Single molecule spectroscopy Spectroscopy in nanoscience diffraction imaging microscopy molecule nanostructure quantum dot spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Astrid Gräslund
    • 1
  • Rudolf Rigler
    • 2
  • Jerker Widengren
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. BiophysicsStockholm UniversityStockholmSweden
  2. 2.St. SulpiceSwitzerland
  3. 3.Dept. Biomolecular PhysicsRoyal Institute of Technology (KTH)StockholmSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-02596-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-02597-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-6218
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