Dr. Gerhard Hummer
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Tue, Jan 13, 2009, 4:00pm
Molecules under tension: theory of single molecule force spectroscopy
Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892-0520, USA
Single-molecule force spectroscopy using laser tweezers, atomic force microscopes, etc., provides an exceedingly detailed picture of the mechanical properties of individual molecules and molecular assemblies.