The dyes that came in from the cold

Journal name:
Nature Methods
Volume:
8,
Page:
14
Year published:
DOI:
doi:10.1038/nmeth0111-14
Published online

Three groups achieve room-temperature, single-molecule detection of nonfluorescent, photon-absorbing compounds.

References

  1. Chong, S. et al. Ground-state depletion microscopy: detection sensitivity of single-molecule optical absorption at room temperature. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 33163322 (2010).
  2. Gaiduk, A. et al. Room-temperature detection of a single molecule's absorption by photothermal contrast. Science 330, 353356 (2010).
  3. Kukura, P. et al. Single-molecule sensitivity in optical absorption at room temperature. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 33233327 (2010).

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