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Journal Articles

  1. J. N. Milstein, M. Chu, K. Raghunathan, and J-C. Meiners Two-Color DNA Nanoprobe of Intracellular Dynamics,  Nano Letters (2012)(Available Online Ahead of Print)

  2. K. Raghunathan, J.N. Milstein, J-C. Meiners Stretching Short Sequences of DNA with Constant Force Axial Optical Tweezers Journal of Visualized Experiments2011 (56):e3405

  3. J. N. Milstein and J.-C. Meiners, On the Role of DNA Biomechanics in the Regulation of Gene Expression, Journal of the Royal Society Interface (2011). (Available Online Ahead of Print)

  4. J. N. Milstein, Y. F. Chen, and J.-C. Meiners, Bead Size Effects on Protein-Mediated DNA Looping in Tethered-Particle Motion Experiments, Biopolymers 95, 144 (2010).

  5. Y. F. Chen*, J. N. Milstein*, and J.-C. Meiners, Protein-Mediated DNA Loop Formation and Breakdown in a Fluctuating Environment, Physical Review Letters 104, 258103 (2010). (*Authors contributed equally)

  6. D. P. Wilson, A. V. Tkachenko, and J.-C. Meiners, A Generalized Theory of DNA Looping and Cyclization, EPL 89, 58005 (2010).

  7. Y. F. Chen, J. N. Milstein, and J.-C. Meiners, Femtonewton Entropic Forces Can Control the Formation of Protein-Meditated DNA Loops, Physical Review Letters104, 048301 (2010). (Chosen as an Editors' Suggestion and selected for an editorial Synopsis)

  8. Y. F. Chen, D. P. Wilson, K. Raghunathan, and J.-C. Meiners, Entropic Boundary Effects on the Elasticity of Short DNA Molecules, Physical Review E 80, 020903(R) (2009).

  9. Y. F. Chen, G. Blab, and J.-C. Meiners, Stretching Sub-Micron Biomolecules with Constant-force Axial Optical Tweezers, Biophysical Journal 96, 4701-4708 (2009).

  10. H. Chen, W. Gu, N. Cellar, R. Kennedy, S. Takayama, and J.-C. Meiners, Electromechanical Properties of Pressure-actuated PDMS Push-down Microfluidic Valves,Analytical Chemistry 80, 6110-6113 (2008).

  11. S. Goyal, N. C. Perkins, and  J.-C. Meiners, Resolving the Sequence-Dependent Stiffness of DNA using Cyclization Experiments and Computational Rod Models,Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics 3, 11003 (2008).

  12. S. Goyal, T. Lillian, S. Blumberg, J.-C. Meiners, E. Meyhöfer, and N. C. Perkins, Intrinsic Curvature of DNA Influences LacR-Mediated Looping, Biophysical Journal93, 4342 (2007). 

  13. W. Gu, H. Chen, Y.C. Tung, J.-C. Meiners, and S. Takayama, Multiplexed hydraulic valve actuation using ionic liquid filled soft channels and Braille displays,Applied Physics Letters 90, 033503 (2007).

  14. M. N. Lambert, E. Vöcker, S. Redemann, S. Blumberg, A. Gajraj, J.-C. Meiners, and N. G. Walter, Mg2+ induced Compaction of Single RNA Molecules monitored by Tethered-Particle Microscopy, Biophysical Journal 90, 3672 (2006).

  15. S. Blumberg, M. W. Pennington, and J.-C. Meiners, Do Femtonewton Forces Affect Genetic Function? A Review. Journal of Biological Physics 32, 73 (2006).

  16. Y. Yiannopoulou, N. Melekechi, S. Gangopadhyay, J.-C. Meiners, C. H. Cheng, and E. E. Eyler, Precise Determination of of EF1Sg+ ←X Sg+ Transition Frequencies in H2, D2, and HD, Physical Review A 73, 022506 (2006). 

  17. N. A. Cellar, S. T. Burns, J.-C. Meiners, H. Chen, and R. T. Kennedy, A Microfluidic Chip for Low Flow Push-Pull Perfusion Sampling in vivo with Online Analysis of Amino Acids, Analytical Chemistry 77, 7067 (2005).

  18. S. Blumberg, A. Gajraj, M. W. Pennington, and J.-C. Meiners, 3D Characterization of Tethered Microspheres by Total-Internal-Reflection Microscopy,Biophysical Journal 89, 1272 (2005).

  19. S. Blumberg, A. Tkachenko, and J.-C. Meiners, Disruption of Protein-Mediated DNA Looping by Tension in the Substrate DNA, Biophysical Journal 88, 1692 (2005).

  20. R. Nambiar, A. Gajraj, and J.-C. Meiners, All-Optical Constant-Force Laser Tweezers, Biophysical Journal 87, 1978 (2004).

  21. H. Chen and J.-C. Meiners, Topologic Mixing on a Microfluidic Chip, Applied Physics Letters 48, 2193 (2004).

  22. B. Liesfeld, R. Nambiar, and J.-C. Meiners, Particle Transport in Asymmetric Scanning Line Optical Tweezers, Physical Review E 68, 51907 (2003).

  23. H. Chen, D. Acharya, A. Gajraj, and J.-C. Meiners, Robust Interconnects and Packaging for Microfluidic Elastomer Chips, Analytical Chemistry 75, 5287 (2003).

  24. R. Nambiar, and J.-C. Meiners, Fast Position Measurements with Scanning Line Optical Tweezers, Optics Letters 27, 836 (2002).

  25. J.-C. Meiners, and S. R. Quake, Femtonewton Force Spectroscopy of Single Extended DNA Molecules, Physical Review Letters 84, 5014 (2000).

  26. J.-C. Meiners, and S.R. Quake, Direct Measurement of Hydropdynamic Cross Correlations Between Two Particles in an External Potential, Physical Review Letters 82, 2211 (1999).

  27. J.-C. Meiners, H. Elbs, A. Ritzi-Quintel, J. Mlynek, and G. Krausch, Adsorption of Block-Copolymer Micelles from a Selective Solvent, Macromolecules 30, 4945 (1997).

  28. J.-C. Meiners, H. Elbs, A. Ritzi, J. Mlynek, and G. Krausch, Chemically Functionalized Surfaces from Ultrathin Block-Copolymer Films, Journal of Applied Physics80, 2224 (1996).

  29. J.-C. Meiners, A. Ritzi, M. H. Rafailovich, J. Sokolov, J. Mlynek, and G. Krausch, Two-Dimensional Micelle Formation of Polystyrene-Poyvinylpyridine Diblock-Copolymers on Mica Surfaces, Applied Physics A 61, 519 (1995).

  30. G. Krausch, S. Wegscheider, A. Kirsch, H. Bielefeldt, J.-C. Meiners, and J. Mlynek, Near Field Microscopy and Lithography with Uncoated Fiber Tips: A Comparison, Optics Communications119, 283 (1995).