Confining Brownian motion of single nanoparticles in an ABELtrap

@inproceedings{Dienerowitz2017ConfiningBM,
  title={Confining Brownian motion of single nanoparticles in an ABELtrap},
  author={Maria Dienerowitz and Thomas Heitkamp and Thomas Gottschall and Jens Limpert and Michael B{\"o}rsch},
  booktitle={OPTO},
  year={2017}
}
Trapping nanoscopic objects to observe their dynamic behaviour for extended periods of time is an ongoing quest. Particularly, sub-100nm transparent objects are hard to catch and most techniques rely on immobilisation or transient diffusion through a confocal laser focus. We present an Anti-Brownian ELectrokinetic trap1–7 (pioneered by A. E. Cohen and W. E. Moerner) to hold nanoparticles and individual FoF1-ATP synthase proteins in solution. We are interested in the conformational dynamics of… 
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