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Single Molecule Spectroscopy in Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Nobel Symposium

  • Astrid Gräslund
  • Rudolf Rigler
  • Jerker Widengren
  • Summarizes the current top state-of-the-art in the theory and experimental realisation

  • Contributing authors are the top scientists in this field

  • Foreword by a Nobel laureate

  • Many examples and practical application results

  • Useful reference to researchers and graduate students alike


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

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

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