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Publications of the Soft Matter Group


B. v. Bronk, S. A. Schaffer, A. Goetz and M. Opitz
Effects of Stochasticity and Division of Labor in toxin Production on Two-strain Bacterial Competition in Escherichia coli
Plos Biology, accepted

M. Werb, C. Falcon-Garcia, N. C. Bach, S. Grumbein, S. A. Sieber, M. Opitz and O. Lieleg
Surface topology affects wetting behavior of Bacillus subtilis biofilms
npj Biofilms and Microbioms, accepted

M. Tallawi, M. Opitz and O. Lieleg
Modulation of the mechanical properties of bacterial biofilms in response to environmental challenges
Biomaterials Science, (2017) get article

A. M. Maier, W. Bae, D. Schiffels, J. F. Emmerig, M. Schiff, T. Liedl
Self-assembled DNA tubes forming helices of controlled diameter and chirality
ACS Nano, (2017) 11 (2), pp 1301–1306  get article

C. Aponte-Santamaría, S. Lippok, J. J. Mittag, T. Obser, R. Schneppenheim, C. Baldauf, F. Gräter, U. Budde, J. O. Rädler
Mutation G1629E Increases von Willebrand Factor Cleavage via a Cooperative Destabilization Mechanism
Biophysical Journal, (2017) 112, (1), pp 57–65  get article


S. Fischer, C. Hartl, K. Frank, J. Rädler, T. Liedl, B. Nickel
Shape and inter-helical spacing of DNA origami nanostructures studied by small angle X-ray scattering
Nano Letters 16, (2016) 16 (7), pp 4282–4287  get article

Lechner M., Schwarz M., Opitz M., and Frey E.
Hierarchical Post-transcriptional Regulation of Colicin E2 Expression in Escherichia Coli
PLoS Comput Biol, (2016) 12 (2012): e1005243 get article

O. Vilanova, J. J. Mittag, P. M. Kelly, S. Milani, K. A. Dawson, J. O. Rädler, and G. Franzese
Understanding the Kinetics of Protein–Nanoparticle Corona Formation
ACS Nano, (2016) 10 (12), pp 10842–10850 get article

V. Baumann, P. J. F. Röttgermann, F. Haase, K. Szendrei, P. Dey, K. Lyons, R. Wyrwich, M. Gräßel, J. Stehr, L. Ullerich, F. Bürsgens, J. Rodriguez-Fernández
Highly stable and biocompatible gold nanorod-DNA conjugates as NIR probes for ultrafast sequence-selective DNA melting
RSC Advances, (2016) 6, pp.103724-103739  get article

Ruth Röder, Jonas Helma, Tobias Preiß, Joachim O. Rädler, Heinrich Leonhardt, Ernst Wagner
Intracellular Delivery of Nanobodies for Imaging of Target Proteins in Live Cells
Pharmaceutical Research (2016) 34 (1), pp 161–174, get article

P. C. Nickels, B. Wünsch, P. Holzmeister, W. Bae, L. M. Kneer, D. Grohmann, P. Tinnefeld, T. Liedl
Molecular force spectroscopy with a DNA origami–based nanoscopic force clamp
Science, (2016) 354 (6310), pp. 305-307 get article

S. Simoncelli, E-M. Roller, P. Urban, R. Schreiber, A. J. Turberfield, T. Liedl, T. Lohmüller
Quantitative single molecule surface-enhanced Raman scattering by optohermal tuning of DNA origami-assembled plasmonic nanoantennas
ACS Nano, (2016) 10 (11), pp 9809–9815 get article

E.-M. Roller, C. Argyropoulos, A. Högele, T. Liedl, and M. Pilo-Pais
Plasmon-Exciton Coupling Using DNA Templates
Nano Letters, (2016) 16 (9), pp 5962–5966 get article

S. L. Schuster, F. J. Segerer, F. A. Gegenfurtner, K. Kick, C. Schreiber, M. Albert, A. M. Vollmar, J. O. Rädler, S. Zahler
Contractility as a global regulator of cellular morphology, velocity, and directionality in low-adhesive fibrillary micro-environments
Biomaterials, (2016 ) 102, pp 137-147 get article

S. Grumbein, M. Werb, M. Opitz, and O. Lieleg
Elongational rheology of bacterial biofilms in situ
Journal of Rheology, (2016) 60, 1085 get article

C. Schreiber, F. J. Segerer, E. Wagner, A. Roidl & J. O. Rädler.
Ring-Shaped Microlanes and Chemical Barriers as a Platform for Probing Single-Cell Migration
Scientific Reports, (2016) 6:26858 get article

Nickels, P. C., Høiberg, H. C., Simmel, S. S.,  Holzmeister, P., Tinnefeld, P., Liedl, T. 
DNA Origami Seesaws as Comparative Binding Assay
ChemBioChem, (2016) 17 (12) pp.1093–1096 get article

Röttgermann, P. J. F., Dawson, K. A., Rädler, J. O. 
Time-Resolved Study of Nanoparticle Induced Apoptosis Using Microfabricated Single Cell Arrays
Microarrays 2016, 5(2), p 8 get article

Preiß, T., Zimpel, A., Röder, R., Engelke, H., Ingrisch, M., Peller, M., Rädler, J. O., Wagner, E., Bein, T., Lächelt, U., Wuttke, S.
Imparting functionality to MOF nanoparticles by external surface selective covalent attachment of polymers
Chemistry of Materials (2016) 28 (10), pp 3318–3326 get article

Liu, X., Zhang, P., He, D., Rödl W., Preiß, T., Rädler, J. O., Wagner, E., Lächelt, U.
pH-reversible cationic RNase A conjugates for enhanced cellular delivery and tumor cell killing
Biomacromolecules (2016) 17 (1), pp 173–182 get article

M. Wolff , J. J. Mittag, T. W. Herling, E. De Genst, C. M. Dobson, T. P. J. Knowles, D. Braun & A. K. Buell
Quantitative thermophoretic study of disease-related protein aggregates
Scientific Reports (2016), 6: 22829 get article

Hirschle, P., Preiß, T., Auras, F., Pick, A., Völkner, J., Valdeperez, D., Witte, G., Parak, W., Rädler, J.
and  Wuttke, S.
Exploration of MOF nanoparticles sizes using various physical characterization methods – Is what you measure what you get? 
CrystEngComm (2016) 18, pp. 4359-4368, get article

S. A. Westermayer, G. Fritz, J. Gutiérrez, J. A. Megerle, M. P. S. Weißl, K. Schnetz, U. Gerland & J. O. Rädler
Single-cell characterization of metabolic switching in the sugar phosphotransferase system
of Escherichia coli
Molecular Microbiology (2016) 100 (3), pp.472-85, get article

S. Lippok, K. Kolšek, A. Löf, D. Eggert, W. Vanderlinden, J. P. Müller, G. König, T. Obser, K. Röhrs, S. Schneppenheim, U. Budde, C. Baldauf, C. Aponte-Santamaría, F. Gräter, R. Schneppenheim, J. O. Rädler, M. A. Brehm
von Willebrand factor is dimerized by protein disulfide isomerase
Blood (2016), 127(9):1183-91, get article

S. Lippok, M. Radtke, T. Obser, L. Kleemeier, R. Schneppenheim, U. Budde, R. R. Netz, J. O. Rädler
Shear-Induced Unfolding and Enzymatic Cleavage of Full-Length VWF Multimers
Biophysical Journal (2016), 110(3):545-54  get article

M. Radtke, S. Lippok, J. O. Rädler, R. R. Netz
Internal tension in a collapsed polymer under shear flow and the connection to enzymatic cleavage of von Willebrand factor
The European Physical Journal E (2016), 39(3):32  get article

E. I. Chatzopoulou, C. C. Roskopf, F. Sekhavati, T. A. Braciak, N. C. Fenn, K.-P. Hopfner, F. S. Oduncu, G. H. Fey, J. O. Rädler
Chip-based platform for dynamic analysis of NK cell cytolysis mediated by a
triplebody Analys 
Advance Article, (2016) 141(7):2284-95 get article

A. M. Maier, C. Weig, P. Oswald, E. Frey, P. Fischer, T. Liedl
Magnetic Propulsion of Microswimmers with DNA-Based Flagellar Bundles
Nano Letters, 16 (2), pp. 906-910 (2016) get article

K. Martens, T. Funck, S. Kempter, E.-M. Roller, T. Liedl, B. M. Blaschke, P. Knecht, J. A. Garrido, B. Zhang, H. Kitzerow
Alignment and Graphene-Assisted Decoration of Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals Containing DNA Origami Nanostructures
Small. (2016) 12 (12) pp.1658–1666 get article

S. Kesel, S. Grumbein, I. Gümperlein, M. Tallawi, A-K. Marel, O. Lieleg and M. Opitz
Direct comparison of physical properties of Bacillus subtilis NCIB 3610 and B-1 biofilms
Applied and Enviromental Microbiology, (2016) 82 (8), 2424-2432  get article

F. J. Segerer, P. J. F. Röttgermann, S. Schuster, A. P. Alberola, S. Zahler, J. O. Rädler
Versatile method to generate multiple types of micropatterns
Biointerphases (2016) 11 (1) 011005 get article

L. Bruetzel, S. Fischer, A. Salditt, S. Sedlak, B. Nickel, J. Lipfert
A Mo-Anode-Based In-House Source for Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Measurements of Biological Macromolecules
Rev. Sci. Instruments 87(2):025103  get article

F. Werkmeister, T. Koide, B. Nickel
Ammonia sensing for enzymatic urea detection with organic field effect transistors and a semipermeable membrane
J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, pp. 162-168 get article


C. Liewald, S. Noever, S. Fischer , J. Roemer , T. U. Schülli, B. Nickel
Microdiffraction Imaging — a Suitable Tool to Characterize Organic Electronic Devices
AIMS Materials Science (2015) 2, pp. 372 get article

T. Zhang, A. Neumann, J. Lindlau, Y. Wu, G. Pramanik, B. Naydenov, F. Jelezko, F. Schüder, S. Huber, M. Huber, F. Stehr, A. Högele, T. Weil, T. Liedl
DNA-based Self-Assembly of Fluorescent Nanodiamonds
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2015), 137, pp. 9776-9779 get article

Wuttke, S., Braig, S., Preiß, T., Zimpel, A., Sicklinger, J., Bellomo, C., Rädler, J. O., Vollmar, A. M., Bein, T.
MOF nanoparticles coated by lipid bilayers and their uptake by cancer cells
Chemical Communications (2015), 51, pp. 15752-15755 get article

J. A. Sichert, Yu Tong, N. Mutz, M. Vollmer, S. F. Fischer, K. Z. Milowska, R. Garcia Cortadella, B. Nickel, C. Cardenas-Daw, J. K. Stolarczyk, A. S. Urban, J. Feldmann
Quantum Size Effect in Organometal Halide Perovskite Nanoplatelets
Nano Letters, (2015) 15, pp. 6521 get article

Ferizi, M., Leonhardt, C., Meggle, C., Aneja, M. K., Rudolph, C., Plank, C., Rädler, J. O.
Stability analysis of chemically modified mRNA using micropattern-based single-cell arrays
Lab Chip, (2015), 15, pp. 3561 get article

B. Nickel & T. Liedl
DNA-linked superlattices get into shape (Commentary)
Nature Materials, (2015), 14, pp. 746-749 get article

F. X. Werkmeister, S. J. Noever, B. Nickel
Sub-monolayer percolation of pentacene on rough parylene-C dielectrics
Organic Electronics (2015), 26, pp. 439 get article

T. Liedl
Pathfinder for DNA constructs (News & Views)
Nature (2015), 523, pp. 412-413 (get article)

Zorn, M. L., Marel, A.-K., Segerer, F. J., Rädler, J. O.
Phenomenological approaches to collective behavior in epithelial cell migration
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell Research, (2015), 1853 (11), Part B, pp. 3143–3152 get article

Cassinelli, V., Oberleitner, B., Sobotta, J., Nickels, P., Grossi, G., Kempter, S., Frischmuth, T., Liedl, T., Manetto, A.
One-Step Formation of “Chain-Armor”-Stabilized DNA Nanostructures
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 54 (27), 7795-7798 (2015) get article
Research highlight in: Nature Materials (2015), 14, pp. 654 get article

Segerer, F. J., Thüroff, F., Piera Alberola, A., Frey, E., Rädler, J. O.
Emergence and Persistence of Collective Cell Migration on Small Circular Micropatterns
Physical Review Letters (2015), 114, pp. 228102 get article

Kocabey, S., Kempter, S., List, J., Xing, Y., Bae, W., Schiffels, D., Shih, W. M., Simmel, F. C., Liedl, T.
Membrane-Assisted Growth of DNA Origami Nanostructure Arrays
ACS Nano (2015), 9 (4), pp. 3530-3539 get article

Göpfrich, K., Zettl, T., Meijering, A. E. C., Hernández-Ainsa, S., Kocabey, S., Liedl, T., Keyser, U. F.
DNA-Tile Structures Induce Ionic Currents through Lipid Membranes
Nano Letters (2015), 15, pp. 3134-3138 get article

Sellner, S., Kocabey, S., Nekolla, K., Krombach, F., Liedl, T., Rehberg, M.
DNA nanotubes as intracellular delivery vehicles in vivo
Biomaterials (2015), 53, pp. 453-463  get article

Mader A., von Bronk B., Ewald B., Kesel S., Schnetz K., Frey E., Opitz M.
Amount of colicin release in Escherichia coli is regulated by lysis gene expression of the Colicin E2 operon
PLoS ONE 10(3): e0119124 get article

Roller, E.-M., Khorashad, L. K., Fedoruk, M., Schreiber, R., Govorov, A. O., Liedl, T.
DNA-assembled nanoparticle rings exhibit electric and magnetic resonances at visible frequencies
Nano Letters, (2015) 15 (2), pp. 1368-1373 get article

A. Guggenmos, M.Jobst, M. Ossiander, S. Radünz, J Riemensberger, M. Schäffer, A. Akil, C. Jakubeit, P. Böhm, S. Noever, B. Nickel, R. Kienberger, U. Kleineberg
Chromium/scandium multilayer mirrors for isolated attosecond pulses at 145  eV
Optics Letters, (2015), 40, pp. 2846  get article

N. Minar, Kun Hou, C. Westermeier, M. Doeblinger; J. Schuster, F. Hanusch, B. Nickel, G. Ozin, T. Bein
A Highly-Ordered 3D Covalent Fullerene Framework
Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., (2015), 54, (26) pp. 7577–7581 get article

S. Jaksch, F. Lipfert, A. Koutsioubas, S. Mattauch, O. Holderer, O. Ivanova, H. Frielinghaus, S. Hertrich, S. Fischer, B. Nickel
Influence of ibuprofen on phospholipid membranes
Phys. Rev. E, (2015), 91, pp. 022716  get article

Kocabey, S., Meinl, H., MacPherson, I. S., Cassinelli, V., Manetto, A., Rothenfusser, S., Liedl, T., Lichtenegger, F. S.
Cellular uptake of tile-assembled DNA nanotubes
Nanomaterials (2015) 5 (1), 47-60  get article

Sekhavati, F., Endele, M., Rappl, S., Marel, A.-K., Schroeder, T., Rädler, J. O.
Marker-free detection of progenitor cell differentiation by analysis of Brownian motion in micro-wells
Integrative Biology, (2015), 7(2) pp. 178-83 get article


Menhofer, M. H., Kubisch, R., Ewald B., Schreiner, L., Zorn, M., Foerster, F., Mueller, R., Raedler, J. O., Wagner, E., Vollmar, A. M., Zahler, S.
The Actin Targeting Compound Chondramide Inhibits Breast Cancer Metastasis via Reduction of Cellular Contractility
Plos One (2014), 9 (11): e112542 get article

S. Kesel, F. Moormann, I. Gümperlein, A. Mader, M. Morikawa, O. Lieleg, and M. Opitz
Draft Genome sequence of the biofilm producing Bacillus subtilis strain B-1 isolated from an oil field
Genome Announcements, Genome Announc. 2(6):e01163-14 get article

Marel, Anna-Kristina, Podewitz, Nils, Rädler, Joachim, Zorn, Matthias, Elgeti, Jens
Alignment of cell division axes in directed epithelial
New Journal of Physics, (2014), 16, pp. 115005 get article

Roettgermann, P. J. F., Hertrich, S., Berths, I., Albert, M., Segerer, F. J., Moulin, J-F., Nickel, B. and Rädler, J. O.
Cell Motility on Polyethylene Glycol Block Copolymers Correlates to Fibronectin Surface Adsorption
Macromolecular Bioscience, (2014), 14(12):1755-63 get article

Ligon, T., Leonhardt, C., Rädler, J. O.
Multi-Level Kinetic Model of mRNA Delivery via Transfection of Lipoplexes
Plos One, (2014), 9(9):e107148 get article

Marel, A.-K., Zorn, M., Klingner, C., Wedlich-Söldner, R., Frey, E., and Rädler, J. O. (2014)
Flow and diffusion in channel-guided cell migration
Biophysical Journal, 107 (5), pp. 1054-106  get article

Fritz, G., Megerle, J. A., Westermayer, S. A., Brick, D., Heermann, R., Jung, K., Rädler, J. O. & Gerland, U.
Single Cell Kinetics of Phenotypic Switching in the Arabinose Utilization System of E. Coli
Plos One, (2014), 9 (2): e89532 get article

S. Hertrich, F. Stetter, A. Rühm, T. Hugel, B. Nickel
Highly hydrated deformable polyethylene glycol tethered lipid bilayers
Langmuir, (2014), 30 (31), pp 9442–9447 get article

S. Kesel, A. Mader, P.H. Seeberger, O. Lieleg and M. Opitz
Carbohydrate-coating reduces adhesion of biofilm forming Bacillus subtilis to gold surfaces
Applied and Enviromental Microbiology, (2014), 80(19), pp. 5911–5917 get article

A. Kuzyk, R. Schreiber, H. Zhang, A. O. Govorov, T. Liedl, N. Liu
Reconfigurable 3D Plasmonic Metamolecules
Nature Materials, (2014), 13, pp. 862-866  get article

C. Westermeier, A. Cernescu, S. Amarie, C. Liewald, F. Keilmann, B. Nickel
Sub-micron phase coexistence in small-molecule organic thin films revealed by infrared nano-imaging
Nature Communications, (2014), 5:4101 get article

J. J. Mittag, S. Milani, D. M. Walsh, J. O. Rädler, J. J. McManus
Simultaneous Measurement of a Range of Particle Sizes during Aβ1–42 Fibrillogenesis Quantified using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Biochemical and Biophyiscal Research Communications, (2014), 448 (2), pp. 195-199 get article

S. Grumbein, M. Opitz and O. Lieleg
Selected metal ions protect Bacillus subtilis biofilms from erosion
Metallomics, (2014), Advance Article, 6(8), pp. 1441-50 get article

Markus F. Weber, Gabriele Poxleitner, Elke Hebisch, Erwin Frey and Madeleine Opitz
Chemical warfare and survival strategies in bacterial range expansions
J.R.Soc. Interface, (2014), 11 (96), pp. 2014172 get article

V. V. Thacker, L. O. Herrmann, D. O. Sigle, T. Zhang, T. Liedl, J. J. Baumberg, U. F. Keyser
DNA Origami Based Assembly of Gold Nanoparticle Dimers for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering
Nature Communications, (2014), 5:3448 get article

P. Kühler, E. Roller, R. Schreiber, T. Liedl, T. Lohmüller, J. Feldmann
Plasmonic DNA-Origami Nanoantennas for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Nano Letters, (2014), 14 (5), pp. 2914-2919 get article

S. S. Simmel, P. C. Nickels, T. Liedl
Wireframe and Tensegrity DNA Nanostructures
Accounts of Chemical Research, (2014), 47 (6), pp. 1691-1699  get article

Silke R. Kirchner, Spas Nedev, Sol Carretero-Palacios, Andreas Mader, Madeleine Opitz, Theobald Lohmüller and Jochen Feldmann
Direct Optical Monitoring of Flow Generated by Bacterial Flagellar Rotation
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, (2014), 104, pp. 093701 get article

P. C. Nickels, Y. Ke, R. Jungmann, D. M. Smith, M. Leichsenring, W. M. Shih, T. Liedl, B. Högberg
DNA Origami Structures Directly Assembled from Intact Bacteriophages
Small, (2014), 10 (9), pp. 1765-1769 get article

R. Schreiber, J. Do, E. Roller, T. Zhang, V. J. Schüller, P. C. Nickels, J. Feldmann, T. Liedl
Hierarchical Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles, Quantum Dots and Organic Dyes Using DNA Origami Scaffolds
Nature Nanotechnology (2014), 9, pp. 74-78  get article

Röttgermann, P. J. F., Alberola, A. P., & Rädler, J. O.
Cellular Self-organization on Micro-structured Surfaces
Soft Matter, (2014), 10 (14), pp. 2397-2404 get article

Leonhardt, C., Schwake, G., Stögbauer, T. R., Rappl, S., Kuhr, J.-T., Ligon, T. S., & Rädler, J. O.
Single-cell mRNA Transfection Studies: Delivery, Kinetics and Statistics by Numbers
Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, (2014), 10, (4) pp. 679–688 get article


S. Lippok, T. Obser, J. P. Müller, V. K. Stierle, M. Benoit, U. Budde, R. Schneppenheim and J. O. Rädler
Exponential Size Distribution of von Willebrand Factor
Biophysical Journal Volume September, 1–16. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2013.07.037 (article)

Luisa S. Hohlefelder, Tobias Stögbauer, Madeleine Opitz, Thomas M. Bayerl and Joachim O. Rädler
Heavy Water Reduces GFP Expression in Prokaryotic Cell-Free Assays at the Translation Level While Stimulating Its Transcription
BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 592745, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/592745 (article)

C. Troiber, J. C. Kasper, S. Milani, M. Scheible, I. Martin, F. Schaubhut, S. Küchler , J. O. Rädler, F. C. Simmel, W. Friess, E. Wagner
Comparison of Four Different Particle Sizing Methods for siRNA Polyplex Characterization
European Journal Of Pharmaceutics And Biopharmaceutics, 84(2), 255–264. doi:10.1016/j.ejpb.2012.08.014 (article)

A.-K.Marel, S. Rappl, A. Piera Alberola and J. O. Rädler
Arraying Cell Cultures Using PEG-DMA Micromolding in Standard Culture Dishes
MACROMOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE: 4 MAR 2013, DOI: 10.1002/mabi.201200400 (article)

A. Guggenmos, R. Rauhut, M. Hofstetter, S. Hertrich, B. Nickel, J. Schmidt, E. M. Gullikson, M. Seibald, W. Schnick, U. Kleineberg
Aperiodic CrSc Multilayer Mirrors for Attosecond Water Window Pulses
Optics Express 21, 21728 (2013) (article)

C. Westermeier, M. Fiebig, B. Nickel
Mapping of Trap Densities and Hotspots in Pentacene Thin-Film Transistors by Frequency-Resolved Scanning Photoresponse Microscopy
Advanced Materials 25, 5719-5724, doi: 10.1002/adma.201300958 (2013) (article)

F. Werkmeister, B. Nickel
Towards Flexible Organic Thin Film Transistors (OTFTs) for Biosensing
Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Materials for biology and medicine (2013) (article)

E. Hebisch, J. Knebel, J. Landsberg, E. Frey and M. Leisner
High Variation of Fluorescence Protein Maturation Times in Closely Related Escherichia Coli Strains
PLOS ONE, 8(10): e75991 (2013) (article)

A. Guggenmos, M. Hofstetter, R. Rauhut, C. Späth, S. Hertrich, B. Nickel, S. Yang, E. M. Gullikson, J. Schmidt, M. Seibald, W. Schnick, F. Krausz, U. Kleineberg
Broadband Multilayer Mirror and Diffractive Optics for Attosecond Pulse Shaping in the 280-500 eV Photon Energy Range EPJ Web of Conferences 41, 01011 (2013) (article)

M. P. Dobay, A. Schmidt, E. Mendoza, T. Bein, J. O. Rädler
Cell Type Determines the Light-induced Endosomal Escape Kinetics of Multifunctional Mesoporous Nanoparticles
Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (3), pp 1047–1052 (article)

S. Noever, S. Fischer, B. Nickel
Dual Channel Operation upon n-channel Percolation in a Pentacene-C60 Ambipolar Organic Thin Film Transistor
Advanced Materials 25, 2147 (2013) (article)

R. Schreiber, N. Luong, Z. Fan, A. Kuzyk, P. C. Nickels, T. Zhang, D. M. Smith, B. Yurke, W. Kuang, A. O. Govorov, T. Liedl
Chiral Plasmonic DNA Nanostructures with Switchable Circular Dichroism
Nature Communications 4:2948 (2013) (article)

D. Schiffels, T. Liedl, D. K. Fygenson
Nanoscale Structure and Microscale Stiffness of DNA Nanotubes
ACS Nano 7 (8), 6700-6710 (2013) (article)

D. M. Smith , V. J. Schüller, C. Engst, J. O. Rädler, T. Liedl
Nucleic Acid Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications
Nanomedicine 8, 105-121 (2013) (article)

J. J. Schmied, C. Forthmann, E. Pibiri, B. Lalkens, P. Nickels, T. Liedl, P. Tinnefeld
DNA Origami Nanopillars as Standards for Three-dimensional Superresolution Microscopy
Nano Letters 13, 781-785 (2013) (article)

N. A. W. Bell, V. V. Thacker, S. Hernandez-Ainsa, M. E. Fuentes-Perez, F. Moreno-Herrero, T. Liedl, U. F. Keyser
Multiplexed Ionic Current Sensing with Glass Nanopores
Lab on a Chip 13, 1859-1862 (2013) (article)

Z. Fan, H. Zhang, R. Schreiber, T. Liedl, G. Markovich, V. A. Gérard, Y. K. Gun’ko, A. O. Govorov
Chiral Nanostructures with Plasmon and Exciton Resonances" In Book: “Singular and Chiral Nanoplasmonics
Edited by S. V. Boriskina and N. Zheludev, Pan Stanford Publishing. Accepted.

Sara Kesel, Andreas Mader, Carolin Hölfer, Thorsten Mascher and Madeleine Leisner
Immediate and Heterogeneous Response of the LiaFSR Two-component System of Bacillus Subtilis to the Peptide Antibiotic Bacitracin
PLoS ONE 8(1): e53457. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053457 (article)


A.-K. Marel, A. Piera Alberola, J. O. Rädler
Proliferation and Collective Migration of Small Cell Groups Released from Circular Patches
Biophysical Reviews and Letters Vol. 7, Nos. 1 & 2 (2012) 15–28 (article)

S. Stanglmaier, S. Hertrich, K. Fritz, J. F. Moulin, M. Haese-Seiller, J. O. Rädler, B. Nickel
Asymmetric Distribution of Anionic Phospholipids in Supported Lipid Bilayers
Langmuir 28 10818 (2012) (article)

S. Rudorf and J. O. Rädler
Self-assembly of Stable Monomolecular Nucleic Acid Lipid Particles with a Size of 30 nm
Journal of the American Chemical Society 134, 11652−11658 (2012) (article)

C. Dohmen, D. Edinger, T. Fröhlich, L. Schreiner, U. Lächelt, C. Troiber, J. O. Rädler, P. Hadwiger, H.-P. Vornlocher and E. Wagner
Nanosized Multifunctional Polyplexes for Receptor-Mediated SiRNA Delivery
ACS Nano 6(6) 5198–5208 (2012) (article)

T. Stögbauer, L. Windhager, R. Zimmer, J. O. Rädler
Experiment and Mathematical Modeling of Gene Expression Dynamics in a Cell-Free System
Integr. Biol., 2012, 4 (5), 494 - 501 (article)

M. P. Dobay, A. Piera Alberola, E. Mendoza, J. O. Rädler
Modeling Nanoparticle Uptake and Intracellular Distribution Using Stochastic Process Algebras
J. Nano. Res. 2012 vol. 14(4) pp. 821 - 833, DOI: 10.1007/s11051-012-0821-9 (article)

A. Meyer, J. Megerle, C. Kuttler, J. Müller, C. Aguilar, L. Eberl, B. Hense, J. O. Rädler
Dynamics of AHL Mediated Quorum Sensing under Flow and Non-flow Conditions
Physical Biology, 9 (2012) 026007 (article)

S. Milani, F. Baldelli Bombelli, A. Pitek, K. A. Dawson, J. O. Rädler
Reversible versus Irreversible Binding of Transferrin to Polystyrene Nanoparticles: Soft and Hard Corona
ACS Nano, (2012) vol.6(3): 2532-41 (article)

M. Leisner, L. Bleris, J. Lohmueller, Z. Xie, Y. Benenson
MicroRNA Circuits for Transcriptional Logic
Methods in Molecular Biology, Volume 813, Part 2, 169-186 (2012) (abstract)

A. Mader, K. Gruber, R. Castelli, B. Hermann, P. H.Seeberger, J. O. Rädler and M. Leisner
Discrimination of Escherichia Coli Strains using Glycan Cantilever Array Sensors
NanoLetters (2012) 12, 420−423. DOI: 10.1021/nl203736u (article)

Christian Argyo, Valentina Cauda, Hanna Engelke, Joachim Rädler, Gregor Bein, and Thomas Bein
Heparin-Coated Colloidal Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Efficiently Bind to Antithrombin as Anticoagulant Drug Delivery System
Chem. Eur. J. 2012 vol. 18 (2) pp. 428-432, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201102926 (article)

S. Stanglmaier, S. Hertrich, K. Fritz, J. F. Moulin, M. Haese-Seiller, J. Rädler, B. Nickel
Asymmetric Distribution of Anionic Phospholipids in Supported Lipid Bilayers
Langmuir 28 10818 (2012) (article)

A. Cattani-Scholz, K.-C. Liao, A. Bora, A. Pathak, C. Hundschell, B. Nickel, J. Schwartz, G. Abstreiter, M. Tornow
Molecular Architecture: Construction of Self-Assembled Organophosphonate Duplexes and Their Electrochemical Characterization
Langmuir 28 7889 (2012) (article)

H. Hesse, C. Schaffer, C. Hundschell, A. Narita, X. Feng, K. Müllen, B. Nickel, L. Schmidt-Mende
Large Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons for Application in Donor-acceptor Photovoltaics
Physica Status Solidi 209 785 (2012) (article)

M. Göllner, G. Glasbrenner, B. Nickel
An Electrochemical Transducer based on a Pentacene Double-Gate Thin-Film Transistor
Electroanalysis 24 214 (2012) (article)

H. Said, V. J. Schüller, F. J. Eber, C. Wege, T. Liedl and C. Richert
M1.3 – a Small Scaffold for DNA Origami
Nanoscale 5, 284-290 (2012) (article)

J. Do, R. Schreiber, A. A. Lutich, T. Liedl, J. Rodríguez-Fernández, J. Feldmann
Design and Optical Trapping of a Biocompatible Propeller-like Nanoscale Hybrid
Nano Letters 12, 5008-5013 (2012) (article)

G. P. Acuna, M. Bucher, I. H. Stein, C. Steinhauer, A. Kuzyk, P. Holzmeister, R. Schreiber, A. Moroz, F. D. Stefani, T. Liedl, F. C. Simmel, P. Tinnefeld
Distance Dependence of Single-Fluorophore Quenching by Gold Nanoparticles Studied on DNA Origami
ACS Nano 6, 3189-3195 (2012) (article)

A. Kuzyk, R. Schreiber, Z. Fan, G. Pardatscher, E. Roller, A. Högele, F. C. Simmel, A. O. Govorov, T. Liedl
DNA-based Self-assembly of Chiral Plasmonic Nanostructures with Tailored Optical Response
Nature 483, 311-314 (2012) (article)

N. A. W. Bell, C. R. Engst, M. Ablay, G. Divitini, C. Ducati, T. Liedl, and U. F. Keyser
DNA Origami Nanopores
Nano Letters 12, 512-517 (2012)
Research highlights in: Nature Nanotechnology (get article) and Nature Materials (get article)


Martin Hennig, Manuel Wolff, Jürgen Neumann, Achim Wixforth, Matthias F. Schneider, Joachim O. Rädler
DNA Concentration Modulation on Supported Lipid Bilayers switched by Surface Acoustic Waves
Langmuir, 2011, 27 (24), pp 14721–14725 (article)

Simon Youssef, Sebastian Gude and Joachim O. Rädler
Automated Tracking in Live-cell Time-lapse Movies
Integr. Biol., 2011, 3 (11), 1095 - 1101 (article)

Hanna Engelke, Svenja Lippok, Ingmar Dorn, Roland R. Netz, and Joachim O. Rädler
FVIII Binding to PS Membranes Differs in the Activated and Non-Activated Form and Can Be Shielded by Annexin A5
J. Phys. Chem. B, DOI: 10.1021/jp2048579 (article)

B. Meier, A. Zielinski, C. Weber, D. Arcizet, S. Youssef, T. Franosch, J. O. Rädler, D. Heinrich
Chemotactic Cell Trapping in Controlled Alternating Gradient Fields
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108(28):11417-11422 (2011) (article)

Vuletic, T; Babic, S D; Grgicin, D; Aumiler, D; Rädler, J; Livolant, F; Tomic, S
Manning Free Counterion Fraction for a Rodlike Polyion: Aqueous Solutions of Short DNA Fragments in Presence of very Low Added Salt
PHYSICAL REVIEW E Vol.83(4), 041803 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.041803 (article)

J.-T. Kuhr, M. Leisner, E. Frey
Range Expansion with Mutation and Selection: Dynamical Phase Transition in a Two-Species Eden Model
New J. Phys. 13 (2011) 113013 (article)

A. Cattani-Scholz, K-C. Liao, A. Bora, A. Pathak, M. Krautloher, B. Nickel, J. Schwartz, M. Tornow, G. Abstreiter
A New Molecular Architecture for Molecular Electronics
Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 50 37 A11 (2011) (article)

H. Hesse, J. Weickert, C. Hundschell, Xinliang Feng, K. Müllen, B. Nickel, A. J. Mozer, L. Schmidt-Mende
Perylene Sensitization of Fullerenes for Improved Performance in Organic Photovoltaics
Advanced Energy Materials 1 861 (2011) (article)

M. Hofstetter, A. Aquila, M. Schultze, A. Guggenmos, S. Yang, E. Gullikson, M. Huth, B. Nickel, J. Gagnon, V. S. Yakovlev, E. Goulielmakis, F. Krausz, U. Kleineberg
Lanthanum-molybdenum Multilayer Mirrors for Attosecond Pulses between 80 and 130 eV
New Journal of Physics 13 063038 (2011) (article)

V. J. Schüller, S. Heidegger, N. Sandholzer, P. C. Nickels, N. A. Suhartha, S. Endres, C. Bourquin, T. Liedl
Cellular Immunostimulation by CpG-Sequence-Coated DNA Origami Structures
ACS Nano 5, 9696-9702 (2011) (article)

D. J. Kauert, T. Kurth, T. Liedl, R. Seidel
Direct Mechanical Measurements Reveal the Material Properties of Three-Dimensional DNA Origami
Nano Letters 11, 5558-5563 (2011) (article)

D. M. Smith, V. Schüller, C. Forthmann, R. Schreiber, P. Tinnefeld, T. Liedl
A Structurally Variable Hinged Tetrahedron Framework from DNA Origami
Journal of Nucleic Acids 2011: 360954, 9 pages (2011) (article)

R. Schreiber, S. Kempter, S. Holler, V. Schüller, D. Schiffels, S. S. Simmel, P. C. Nickels, T. Liedl
DNA Origami-Templated Growth of Arbitrarily Shaped Metal Nanoparticles
Small 7, 1795-1799 (2011) (article)

I. Stein, V. Schüller, P. Böhm, P. Tinnefeld, T. Liedl
Single-Molecule FRET Ruler Based on Rigid DNA Origami Blocks
ChemPhysChem, 12, 689-695 (2011) (article)


Jürgen Neumann, Martin Hennig, Achim Wixforth, Stefan Manus, Joachim Rädler, Matthias Schneider
Transport, Separation and Accumulation of Proteins on Supported Lipid Bilayers
Nano Letters, vol. 10 (8) pp. 2903-290 (2010) (article)

H. Engelke, D. Heinrich and J. O. Rädler
Probing GFP-actin Diffusion in Living Cells using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Phys. Biol. 7(4): 046014 (2010) (article)

Tobias Stögbauer, Martin Hennig, Joachim Rädler
Alignment and Deformation of Lipid Bilayer Domains in Vesicles adhering to Microstructured Substrates
Biophysical Reviews and Letters, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1-9 (2010) (article)

D. Hönig, J. DeRouchey, R. Jungmann, C. Koch, C. Plank, J. O. Rädler
Biophysical Characterization of Copolymer-Protected Gene Vectors
Biomacromolecules, Vol 11, No. 7, 1802-1809 (2010) (article)

V. Cauda, H. Engelke, A. Sauer, D. Arcizet, C. Bräuchle1, J. O. Rädler, T. Bein
Colchicine-loaded Lipid Bilayer-coated 50 nm Mesoporous Nanoparticles Efficiently Induce Microtubule Depolymerization upon Cell Uptake
NanoLetters, Vol. 10 (7) pp. 2484-249 (2010) (article)

Laura Rusu, Dirk Lumma, Joachim O. Rädler
Charge and Size Dependence of Liposome Diffusion in Semi-dilute Biopolymer Solutions
Macromolecular Bioscience, Phys. Biol. 7 (2010) 046014 (article)

M. R. Horton, F. Höfling, J. O. Rädler, T. Franosch
Development of Anomalous Diffusion among Crowding Proteins"
Soft Matter, Vol. 6, pp. 2648 - 2656 (2010) (article)

A. D. Hohner, M. P. C. David, J. O. Rädler
Controlled Solvent-exchange Deposition of Phospholipid Membranes onto Solid Surfaces
Biointerphases Vol. 5 (1): pp. 1-8 (2010) (article)

G. Schwake, S. Youssef, J.-T. Kuhr, S. Gude, M. P. David, E. Mendoza, E. Frey, J. O. Rädler
Predictive Modeling of Non-viral Gene Transfer
Biotechnology and Bioengineering Vol. 105 (4): pp.805-813 (2010) (article)

Wirth R, Bellack A, Bertl M, Bilek Y, Heimerl T, Herzog B, Leisner M, Probst A, Rachel R, Sarbu C, Schopf S, Wanner G
The Mode of Cell Wall Growth in Selected Archaea Follows the General Mode of Cell Wall Growth in Bacteria - An Analysis using Fluorescent Dyes
Applied Environmental Microbiology, 77 (5) 1556-1562 (2010) (article)

Madeleine Leisner, Leonidas Bleris, Jason Lohmueller, Zhen Xie, Yaakov Benenson
Rationally Desined Logic Integration of Regulatory Signals in Mammalian Cells 
Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 666-670 (2010) (article)

M. Huth, S. Hertrich, G. Mezo, E. Madarasz, B. Nickel
Neural Stem Cell Spreading on Lipid Based Artificial Cell Surfaces, Characterized by X-ray and Neutron Reflectometry
Materials 3 4994 (2010) (article)

M. Göllner, M. Huth, B. Nickel
Pentacene Thin Film Transistors Encapsulated by a Thin Alkane Layer Operated in an Aqueous Ionic Environment
Advanced Materials 22 4350 (2010) (article), selected for Photon science highlights at DESY

K. Fritz, G. Fritz, B. Windschiegl, C. Steinem, B. Nickel
Conformation of Annexin II Tetramer and its Impact on the Structure and Diffusivity of Supported Lipid Bilayers
Soft Matter 6 4084 (2010) (article), selected for virtual Journal of Biophysics

M. Fiebig, D. Beckmeier, B. Nickel
Thickness-dependent In-situ Studies of Trap States in Pentacene Thin Film Transistors
Applied Physics Letters 96 83304 (2010) (article)

H. Marciniak, B. Nickel, S. Lochbrunner
The Ultrafast Dynamics of Electronic Excitations in Pentacene Thin Films
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1270 II09-53 (2010) (article)

T. Liedl, B. Högberg, J. Tytell, D. E. Ingber, and W. M. Shih
Self-assembly of 3D Prestressed Tensegrity Structures from DNA
Nature Nanotechnology 5, 520–524 (2010) (article)


H. Engelke, I. Dorn and J. O. Rädler
Diffusion and Molecular Binding in Crowded Vesicle Solutions Measured by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Soft Matter, 5, 4283, 2009 (article)

Kampmann R, Haese-Seiller M, Nickel B, Daniel C, Fenzl W, Schreyer A, Sackmann E, Rädler J
Horizontal ToF-neutron Reflectometer REFSANS at FRM-II Munich/Germany: First Tests and Status
PHYSICA B-CONDENSED MATTER Volume: 385-86 Pages: 1161-1163Part: Part 2 Published: NOV 15 2006 (article)

V. Kahl, A. Gansen, R. Galneder and J. O. Rädler
Microelectrophoresis in a Laser Trap: A Platform for Measuring Electrokinetic Interactions and Flow Properties within Microstructures
Review of Scientific Instruments (2009), 80 (7) 073704 (article)

M. Hennig, J. Neumann, A. Wixforth, J. O. Rädler and M. F. Schneider
Dynamic Patterns in a Supported Lipid Bilayer Driven by Surface Acoustic Waves
Lab on a Chip, 9, 3050-3053, DOI:10.1039/B907157A (2009) (article)

A. S. Urban, M. Fedoruk, M. R. Horton, J. O. Rädler, F. D. Stefani and J. Feldmann
Controlled Nanometric Phase Transitions of Phospholipid Membranes by Plasmonic Heating of Single Gold Nanoparticles
NanoLetters, 2009 (article)

B. Sanii, K. Nguyen, Joachim O. Rädler, A. N. Parikh
Evidence for Interleaflet Slip During Spreading of Single Lipid Bilayers at Hydrophilic Solids
ChemPhysChem, 1439-4235 (2009) (article)

A. Piera Alberola and J. O. Rädler
The Defined Presentation of Nanoparticles to Cells and their Surface Controlled Uptake
Biomaterials 30, p. 3766 - 3770 (2009) (article)

V. Kahl, M. Hennig, B. Maier, J. O. Rädler
Conformational Dynamics of DNA-Electrophoresis on Cationic Membranes
Electrophoresis 30, pp. 1–6 (2009) (article)

T. K. Sau, A. S. Urban, S. K. Dondapati, M. Fedoruk, M. R. Horton, A. L. Rogach, F. D. Stefani, J. O. Rädler, J. Feldmann
Controlling Loading and Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles on Liposome Membranes
Colloids and Surfaces A - Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 342(1-3) p. 92-96 (2009) (article)

M. Leisner, J.-T. Kuhr, J. O. Rädler, E. Frey, B. Maier
Kinetics of Genetic Switching into the State of Bacterial Competence
Biophys. Journal 96(3) pp. 1178 - 1188 (2009) (article)

W. Gajewski, M. Huth, F. Buth, B. Nickel, M. Stutzmann, J. A. Garrido
Photoresponse and Morphology of Pentacene Thin Films Controlled by Oxidized and Reduced Diamond Surfaces
Physical Review B 80 235311 (2009) (article)

H. Marciniak, I. Pugliesi, B. Nickel, S. Lochbrunner
Ultrafast singlet and triplet dynamics in microcrystalline pentacene films
Physical Review B 79 235318 (2009) (article)
Editor selection, also selected for Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science 8 7 (2009) abstract (article)

B. Nickel, M. Fiebig, S. Schiefer, M. Göllner, M. Huth, C. Erlen, P. Lugli
Pentacene Devices: Molecular structure, Charge Transport, and Photo Response
Review in Physical and Chemical aspects of organic electronics, Edited by C. Wöll, Wiley (2009) (abstract)

H. Marciniak, B. Nickel, S. Lochbrunner
Electronic Excitations in Pentacene Films: Singlet versus Triplet Dynamics
Ultrafast Phenomena XVI Springer Series in Chemical Physics 92, P. Corkum, S. De Silvestri, K. A. Nelson, E. Riedle, and R. W. Schoenlein, eds.(Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 2009), pp 376-378 (abstract)

M. Fiebig, C. Erlen, M. Göllner, P. Lugli, B. Nickel
Spatially Resolved Photoresponse Measurements on Pentacene Thin-Film Transistors
Applied Physics A: Organic Materials for Electronic Applications 95 113 (2009) (article)

B. Högberg, T. Liedl, W. M. Shih
Folding DNA Origami from a Double-stranded Source of Scaffold
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 9154–9155 (2009) (article)

S. M. Douglas, H. Dietz, T. Liedl, B. Högberg, F. Graf, W. M. Shih
Self-assembly of DNA into Nanoscale Three-dimensional Shapes
Nature 459, 414–418 (2009) (article)

J. Mahowald, D. Arcizet, D. Heinrich
Impact of External Stimuli and Cell Micro-architecture on Intracellular Transport States
ChemPhysChem 10, 1559 (2009) (article)

A. Marin-Sanguino, N. V. Torres, E. R. Mendoza, D. Oesterhelt
Metabolic Engineering with Power-law and Linear-metabolic Enginlogarithmic Systems
Mathematical Biosciences, Vol. 218, p. 50-58 (2009) (article)

O. Gonzalez, S. von Gronau, F. Pfeiffer, E. Mendoza, R. Zimmer, D. Oesterhelt
Systems Analysis of Bioenergetics and Growth of the Extreme Halophile Halobacterium Salinarum
PLoS Computational Biology, 2009, Vol. 5, Issue 4 (article)

A. Marin-Sanguino, R. C. H. del Rosario, E. R. Mendoza
Concept Maps and Canonical Models in Neuropsychiatry
Pharmacopsychiatry, 2009, 42 Suppl 1, p. 51-58 (article)

R. C. H. del Rosario, E. R. Mendoza, D. Oesterhelt
Modeling the Bioenergetics of Halobacterium Salinarum with Petri Nets
Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanotechnology, 2009 (article)

M. P. C. David, J. Y. Bantang, E. R. Mendoza
A Projective Brane Calculus based on Activate, Bud and Mate Primitives
2009, LNCS Transactions in Computational Systems Biology, Special Issue on “Computational models for cell processes” (article)

E. M. Rodriguez, A. Rudy, R. C. H. del Rosario, A. Vollmar, E. R. Mendoza
A Discrete Petri Net Model for Cephalostatin 1-induced Apoptosis in Leukemic Cells
Natural Computing, Special Issue on “Petri Nets and Biosystems”, 2009, (abstract)


D. Arcizet, B. Meier, E. Sackmann, J. Rädler, and D. Heinrich
Temporal Analysis of Active and Passive Transport in Living Cells
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 248103 (2008) (article)

J. A. Megerle, G. Fritz, U. Gerland, K. Jung, J. O. Rädler
Timing and Dynamics of Single Cell Gene Expression in the Arabinose Utilization System
Biophysical Journal 95, p. 2103-2115 (2008) (article)

E. Raspaud, A. C. Toma, F. Livolant, J. O. Rädler
Interaction of DNA with Cationic Polymers
in: Interaction of DNA with Surfactants and Polymers, R. Dias and B. Lindman (Eds.) (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) p. 119-134 (article)

J. DeRouchey, C. Schmidt, G. F. Walker, C. Koch, C. Plank, E. Wagner, J. O. Rädler
Monomolecular Assembly of siRNA and Poly(ethyleneglycol)-Peptide Copolymers
Biomacromolecules 9, 724–732 (2008) (article)

C. Reich, M. Horton, B. Krause, A. Gast, J. O. Rädler, B. Nickel
Asymmetric Structural Features in Single Supported Lipid Bilayers Containing Cholesterol and GM1 Resolved with Synchrotron X-ray Reflectivity
Biophysical Journal 95 (2), 657 (2008) (article)

R. Jungmann, T. Liedl, T. L. Sobey, W. M. Shih, F. C. Simmel
Isothermal Assembly of DNA Origami Structures using Denaturing Agents
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 10062-10063 (2008) (article)

S. K. Kufer, E. Puchner, H. Gumpp, T. Liedl, H.E. Gaub
Single-Molecule Cut-and-Paste Surface Assembly
Science 319, 594-596 (2008) (download pdf)

B. Nickel
Nanostructure of Supported Lipid Bilayers in Water
Biointerphases 3 (3) FC40 (2008) (article)

M. Tornow, A. Cattani-Scholz, D. Pedone, M. Dubey, S. Neppl, B. Nickel, P. Feulner, J. Schwartz, G. Abstreiter
Organophosphonate Based PNA-functionalization of Silicon Nanowires for Label-free DNA Detection
ACS Nano 2 (8) 1653 (2008) (article)

C. Reich, M. Horton, B. Krause, A. Gast, J. Rädler, B. Nickel
Asymmetric Structural Features in Single Supported Lipid Bilayers Containing Cholesterol and GM1 Resolved with Synchrotron X-ray Reflectivity
Biophysical Journal 95 (2) 657 (2008) (article)

E. Bystrenova, I. Tonazzini, A. Lazar, P. Stoliar, C. Dionigi, M. Cacace, F. Biscarini, M. Huth, B. Nickel, M. Jelitai, E. Madarasz
Neural Networks Grown on Organic Semiconductors
Advanced Functional Materials 18 1-6 (2008) (article)

B. Nickel, M. Fiebig, S. Schiefer, M. Göllner, M. Huth, C. Erlen, P. Lugli
Pentacene Devices: Molecular Structure, Charge Transport and Photo Response
Phys. stat. sol. (a)1– 8 (2008) (article)


L. Andruzzi, B. Nickel, G. Schwake, J. O. Rädler, K. E. Sohn, T. E. Mates, E. J. Kramer
Bio-selective Surfaces by Chemically Amplified Constructive Microlithography
Surface Science 601 (21): 4984-4992 (2007) (article)

Leisner, M., K. Stingl, J. O. Rädler B. Maier
Basal Expression Rate of comK sets a 'Switching-window' into the K-state of Bacillus Subtilis
Molecular Microbiology, 63(6), 1806-1816 (2007) (article)

M. R. Horton, C. Reich, A. P. Gast, J. O. Rädler, B. Nickel
Structure and Dynamics of Crystalline Protein Layers bound to Supported Lipid Bilayers
Langmuir 23 (11), 6263-6269 (2007) (article)

M. Hoeb, J. O. Rädler, S. Klein, M. Stutzmann, M. S. Brandt
Light-Induced Dielectrophoretic Manipulation of DNA
Biophys. J., 93: p. 1032-1038 (2007) (article)

M. B. Hochrein, J. Leierseder, L. Golubovic, J. O. Rädler
DNA Molecules on Periodically Micro-structured Lipid Membranes: Localization and Coil Stretching
Physical Review E 75, 021901 (2007) (article)

T. Liedl, H. Dietz, B. Yurke, F. C. Simmel
Controlled Trapping and Release of Quantum Dots in a DNA-linked Hydrogel
Small 3, 1688-1690 (2007) (article)

T. Liedl, F. C. Simmel
Determination of DNA Melting Temperatures in Diffusion-generated Chemical Gradients
Analytical Chemistry 79, 5212-5216 (2007) (article)

R. A. Sperling, T. Liedl, S. Duhr, S. Kudera, M. Zanella, D. Braun, W. J. Parak
Size Determination of (Bio-) conjugated Water-soluble Colloidal Nanoparticles - a Comparison of Different Techniques
J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 11552 -11559 (2007) (article)

C. A. J. Lin, T. Liedl, R. Sperling, M. T. Fernandez-Arguelles, J. M. Costa-Fernandez, R. Pereiro, A. Sanz-Medel, W. H. Chang, W. J. Parak
Bioanalytics and Biolabeling with Semiconductor Nanoparticles (Quantum Dots)
J. Mater. Chem 17, 1343-1346 (2007) (article)

J.-O. Vogel, I. Salzmann, R. Opitz, S. Duhm, B. Nickel, J. P. Rabe, N. Koch
Sub-nm Control of the Inter-layer Spacing in Thin Films of Intercalated Rod-like Conjugated Molecules
Journal of Physical Chemistry 111 (51) 14097 (2007) (article)

C. Daniel, K. E. Sohn, T. E. Mates, E. J. Kramer, J. O. Rädler, E. Sackmann, B. Nickel, L. Andruzzi
Structural Characterization of an Elevated Lipid Bi-Layer Obtained by Stepwise Functionalization of a Self-Assembled Alkenyl Silane Film
Biointerphases 2 3 109 (2007) (article)

Press coverage by Rainer Scharf, Physik Journal 6 (2007) p101-103
Highlights Arbeitskreis Atome, Moleküle, Quantenoptik, Plasma: Exzitonen in organischen Halbleitern

H. Marciniak, M. Fiebig, M. Huth, S. Schiefer, B. Nickel, F. Selmaier, S. Lochbrunner
Ultrafast Exciton Relaxation in Microcrystalline Pentacene Films
Physical Review Letters 99 176402 (2007) (article)
also selected for Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science Iss. 11 (2007)

L. Andruzzi, B. Nickel, G. Schwake, J. O. Rädler, K. E. Sohn, T. E. Mates, E. J. Kramer
Bio-selective Surfaces by Chemically Amplified Constructive Microlithography
Surface Science 601 4984 (2007) (article)

S. Schiefer, M.Huth, A. Dobrinevski, B. Nickel
Determination of the Crystal Structure of Substrate-induced Pentacene Polymorphs in Fibre Structured Thin Films
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (33) 10316 (2007) (article)

M. R. Horton, C. Reich, A. P. Gast, J. O. Rädler, B. Nickel
Structure and Dynamics of Crystalline Protein Layers Peripherally bound to Supported Lipid Bilayers
Langmuir 23 6263 (2007) (article)

I. Salzmann, R. Opitz, S. Rogaschewski, J. P. Rabe, B. Nickel, N. Koch
Phase Separation in Vacuum Co-deposited Pentacene/6,13-pentacenequinone Thin Films
Phys. Rev B 75 174108 (2007) (article)

M. Pedio, B. Doyle, N. Mahne, A. Giglia, F. Borgatti, S. Nannarone, S. K. M. Henze, R. Temirov, F. S. Tautz, L. Casalis, R. Hudej, M. F. Danisman, B. Nickel
Growth of Pentacene on Ag(111) Surface: A NEXAFS Study
Applied Surface Science 254 (1): 103-107 Sp. Iss. SI OCT 31 2007 (article)

B. Nickel
FRM II Hosts Workshop on Biological and Soft Matter Interfaces
Neutron News 18 12 (2007)


X. Schlagberger, J. Bayer, J. O. Rädler R. R. Netz
Diffusion of a Single Semiflexible Charged Polymer
Europhys. Lett., 76(2), 346-352 (2006) (article)

Horton, M. R., J. Rädler and A. P. Gast
Phase Behavior and the Partitioning of Caveolin-1 Scaffolding Domain Peptides in Model Lipid Bilayers
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 304 , 67-76 (2006) (article)

A. Hohner, J. Bayer and J. O. Rädler
Wormlike Lipid/DNA Micelles in a Non-polar Solvent
Eur. Phys. J. E, 21 (1), 41-48 (2006) (article)

C. Reich, P. A. Neff, A. R. Bausch, J. Rädler, B. Nickel
Supported Membranes on Polyelectrolyte Layers Studied by X-ray Reflectometry
physica status solidi (a) 203, no. 14, 3463-3467 (2006) (article)

M. Hochrein, C. Reich, B. Krause, J. O. Rädler, B. Nickel
Structure and Mobility of Lipid Membranes on a Thermoplastic Substrate
Langmuir 22 (2), 538-545 (2006) (article)

M. Hochrein, J. Leierseder, L. Golubovic, J. O. Rädler
DNA Localization and Stretching on Periodically Microstructured Lipid Membranes
Physical Review Letters, 96 (3): Art. No. 038103 (2006) (article)

A. Javier, O. Kreft, A. Alberola, C. Kirchner, B. Zebli, A. Susha, E. Horn, S. Kempter, A. Skirtach, A. Rogach, J. O. Rädler, G. Sukhorukov, M. Benoit, W. Parak
Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Optical Microscopy Measurements as a Method to Investigate Particle Uptake by Cells
Small, 2 (3): 394-400 (2006) (article)

J. DeRouchey, G. Walker, E. Wagner, J. O. Rädler
Decorated Rods: A “bottom-up” Self-assembly of Monomolecular DNA Complexes
Journal of physical chemistry B, 110 (10): 4548-4554 (2006) (article)

J. Bayer, J. O. Rädler
DNA Microelectrophoresis using Double Focus Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
ELECTROPHORESIS 27 (20): 3952-3963 (2006) (abstract)

R. Winkler, S. Keller, J. O. Rädler
Intramolecular Dynamics of Linear Macromolecules by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Physical Review E, 73 (4): Art. No. 041919 Part 1 (2006) (abstract)

U. Golebiewska, A. Gambhir, G. Hangyas-Mihalyne, I. Zaitseva, J. O. Rädler, S. McLaughlin
Membrane-bound Basic Peptides Sequester Multivalent (PIP2), but not Monovalent (PS), Acidic Lipids
Biophysical Journal, 91 (2): 588-599 (2006) (article)

T. Liedl, M. Olapinski, F. C. Simmel
A Surface-bound DNA Switch Driven by a Chemical Oscillator
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 45, 5007-5010 (2006) (article)

A. Genovesio, T. Liedl, V. Emiliani, W. J. Parak, M. Coppey-Moisan, and J. C. Olivo-Marin
Multiple Particle Tracking in 3-D+t Microscopy: Method and Application to the Tracking of Endocytosed Quantum Dots
IEEE Transactions On Image Processing 15, 1062-1070 (2006) (abstract)

N. Koch, I. Salzmann, J. P. Rabe, A. Vollmer, H. Weiss, B. Nickel
Evidence for Electron Band Dispersion in Pentacene
Physical Review Letters 96 156803 (2006) (article)

T. Di Luccio, A. M. Laera, L. Tapfer, S. Kempter, R. Kraus, B. Nickel
Controlled Nucleation and Growth of CdS Nanoparticles in a Polymer Matrix
Phys. Chem. B 110 12603 (2006) (article)

C. Erlen, P. Lugli, M. Fiebig, B. Nickel
Transient TCAD Simulation of Three-stage Organic Ring Oscillator
Journal of Computational Electronics 5 Nr. 4 p345 (2006) (article)

A. C. Dürr, B. Nickel, V. Sharma, U. Täffner, H. Dosch
Observation of Competing Modes in the Growth of DIP on SiO2
Thin solid films 503 127 (2006) (article)

C. Reich, P. A. Neff, A. R. Bausch, J. O. Rädler, B. Nickel
Supported Membranes on Polyelectrolyte Layers Studied by x-ray Reflectometry
Physica Status Solidi (a) 203 3463 (2006) (article)

R. Kampmann, M. Haese-Seiller, V. Kudryashov, B. Nickel, C. Daniel, W. Fenzl, A. Schreyer, E. Sackmann, J. Rädler
Horizontal ToF-neutron Reflectometer REFSANS at FRM-II Munich/Germany: First Tests and Status
Physica B 385-86 1161 (2006) (article)

Press coverage by Ralf Steinbacher, Süddeutsche Zeitung Lokalteil Landkreis Nord, 5.Mai (2006)
"Präzise Untersuchung an Schichtgrenzen"

M. Hochrein, C. Reich, B. Krause, J. Rädler, B. Nickel
Structure and Mobility of Lipid Membranes on a Thermoplastic Substrate
Langmuir 2 538 (2006) (article)


W. U. Dittmer, S. Kempter, J. O. Rädler, F.C. Simmel
Using Gene Regulation to Program DNA-based Molecular Devices
Small 1 , 709-712 (2005) (article)

J. Bayer, J. O. Rädler, R. Blossey
Chains, Dimers and Sandwiches: Melting Behaviour of DNA Nanoassemblies
Nano Letters, 5 (3), 497-501, (2005) (article)

T. Liedl, F. C. Simmel
Switching the Conformation of a DNA Molecule with a Chemical Oscillator
Nano Letters 5, 1894-1898 (2005) (article)

T. Liedl, S. Keller, F. Simmel, J. O. Rädler, W. Parak
Fluorescent Nanocrystals as Colloidal Probes in Complex Fluids Measured by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Small, 1(10), 997-1003, (2005) (article)

G. B. Sukhorukov, A. L. Rogach, B. Zebli, T. Liedl, A. G. Skirtach, K. Kohler, A. A. Antipov, N. Gaponik, A. S. Susha, M. Winterhalter, W. J. Parak
Nanoengineered Polymer Capsules: Tools for Detection, Controlled Delivery, and Site-specific Manipulation
Small 1, 194-200 (2005) (article)

C. Kirchner, T. Liedl, S. Kudera, T. Pellegrino, A. M. Javier, H. E. Gaub, S. Stolzle, N. Fertig, W. J. Parak
Cytotoxicity of Colloidal CdSe and CdSe/ZnS Nanoparticles
Nano Letters 5, 331-338 (2005) (article)

S. Mangenot, M. Hochrein, L. Letellier, J. Rädler
Real Time Imaging of DNA Ejection from Single Phage Particles
Current Biology, 15, 430-435 (2005) (article)

DeRouchey, J., Netz R. R., Rädler J. O.
Structural Investigations of DNA-Polycation Complexes
Eur.Phys.J.E, 16 (1), 17-28 (2005) (article)

M. Horton, J. O. Rädler, A. Gast
A Physical Investigation of Caveolin-1 and Lipid Interactions
Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 230: U1228-U1229 393 (2005)

C. Reich, M. Hochrein, B. Krause, B. Nickel
A Microfluidic Setup for Studies of Solid-Liquid Interfaces using X-ray Reflectivity and Fluorescence Microscopy
Review of Scientific Instruments 76, 095103 (2005) (article)
also selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 12 Iss. 12 (2005)
also selected for Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 10 Iss. 6 (2005)

B. Baur, G. Steinhoff, J. Hernando, O. Purrucker, M. Tanaka, B. Nickel, M. Stutzmann, M. Eickhoff
Chemical Functionalization of GaN and AlN Surfaces
Applied Physics Letters 87, 263901 (2005) (article)

P. A. Neff, A. Naji, C. Ecker, B. Nickel, R. von Klitzing, A. R. Bausch
Electrical Detection of Self-Assembled Polyelectrolyte Multilayers by a Thin Film Resistor
Macromolecules 39 463 (2006) (article)


J. J. McManus, J. O. Rädler, K. A. Dawson
Observation of a Rectangular Columnar Phase in a DNA-Calcium-Zwitterionic Lipid Complex
Journal of the American Chemical Society 126 (49):15966 - 15967 (2004) (article)

M. A. Abdalla, J. Bayer, J. O. Rädler, K. Mullen
Synthesis and Self-assembly of Perylenediimide-oligonucleotide Conjugates
ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 2004, 43(30), 3967-3970 (article)

Z. Guttenberg, A. Rathgeber, S. Keller, J. O. Rädler, A. Wixforth, M. Kostur, M. Schindler, P. Talkner
Flow Profiling of a Surface Acoustic Wave Nanopump
Physical Review E, 70, 056311, 2004 (article)

T. Pellegrino, L. Manna, S. Kudera, T. Liedl, D. Koktysh, A. L. Rogach, S. Keller, J. Rädler, G. Natile, W. J. Parak
Hydrophobic Nanocrystals Coated with an Amphiphilic Polymer Shell: a General Route to Water Soluble Nanocrystals
Nano Letters, 4 (4), 703-707, 2004 (article)

L. Rusu, A. Gambhir, S. McLaughlin, J. O. Rädler
Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Studies of Peptide and Protein Binding to Phospholipid Vesicles
Biophys. J. 87 (2) (2004) (article)

B. Nickel, R. Barabash, R. Ruiz, N. Koch, A. Kahn, L. C. Feldman, R. F. Haglund, G. Scoles
Dislocation Arrangements in Pentacene Thin Films
Phys. Rev. B 70, 125401 (2004) (article)

R. Ruiz, A. C. Mayer, G. G. Malliaras, B. Nickel, G. Scoles, A. Kazimirov, H. Kim, R. L. Headrick, Z. Islam
Structure of Pentacene Thin Films
Applied Physics Letters 85 4926 (2004) (article)

R. Ruiz, D. Choudhary, B. Nickel, T. Toccoli, K.-C. Chang, A. C. Mayer, P. Clancy, J. M. Blakely, R. L. Headrick, S. Iannotta, G. G. Malliaras
Pentacene Thin Film Growth
Chemistry of Materials Nov. 16, Special Issue on Organic Electronics (2004) (article)

T. Di Luccio, B. Nickel, F. Antolini, M. Pentimalli, L. Tapfer
Structure of Nanocomposite Films of CdS Nanoparticles in a Polymer Matrix
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 847 (2004) (article)

Eric L. Hanson, Jeffrey Schwartz, Bert Nickel, Norbert Koch, Mehmet Fatih Danisman
Structural Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayer Films of (α–Quarterthiophene)phosphonate Bonded to the Silicon Native Oxide Surface
Scientific Highlights from the NSLS July 2004


C. Minard-Basquin, T. Weil, A. Hohner, J. O. Rädler, K. Müllen
A Polyphenylene Dendrimer-detergent Complex as a Highly Fluorescent Probe for Bioassays
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 125 (19), 5832-5838 (2003) (article)

D. Lumma, S. Keller, T. Vilgis, J. O. Rädler
Dynamics of Large Semiflexible Chains Probed by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 90 (21), Art. No. 218301 (2003) (article)

D. Lumma, A. Best, A. Gansen, F. Feuillebois, J. O. Rädler, O. I. Vinogradova
Flow Profile near a Wall Measured by Double-focus Fluorescence Cross-correlation
PHYSICAL REVIEW E 67 (5), Art. No. 056313 Part 2. (2003 ) (article)

J. O. Rädler
Transport Properties of Lipid and Polymer-DNA Nanoparticles
JOURNAL OF LIPOSOME RESEARCH 13 (1) , 106-106 (2003)

S. Mangenot, S. Keller, J. O. Rädler
Transport of Nucleosome Core Particles in Semidilute DNA Solutions
BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 85 (3): 1817-1825 (2003) (article)

J. J. McManus, J. O. Rädler, K. A. Dawson
Does Calcium turn a Zwitterionic Lipid Cationic?
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B 107 (36): 9869-9875 (2003) (article)

M. A. Abdalla, J. Bayer, J. Rädler, K. Müllen
Nanoparticles and DNA Probes Based on DNA-fluorophore Conjugates
NUCLEOSIDES NUCLEOTIDES & NUCLEIC ACIDS 22 (5-8): 1399-1401 (2003) (article)

J. J. McManus, J. O. Rädler, K. A. Dawson
Phase Behavior of DPPC in a DNA-calcium-zwitterionic Lipid Complex Studied by Small-angle X-ray Scattering
LANGMUIR 19 (23), 9630-9637 (2003) (article)

R. Ruiz, B. Nickel, N. Koch, G. Scoles, L. C. Feldman, R. F. Haglund, A. Kahn, F. Family, G. Scoles
Dynamic Scaling, Island Size Distribution, and Morphology in the Aggregation Regime of Submonolayer Pentacene Films
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 136102 (2003) (article)

L. Casalis, M. F. Danisman, B. Nickel, G. Bracco, S. Ianotta, G. Scoles
Hyperthermal Molecular Beam Deposition of Highly Ordered Organic Thin Films
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 206101 (2003) (article)

R. Ruiz, B. Nickel, N. Koch, G. Scoles, L. C. Feldman, R. F. Haglund, A. Kahn
Pentacene Ultrathin Film Formation on Reduced and Oxidized Si Surfaces
Phys. Rev. B 67, 125406 (2003) (article)

E. L. Hanson, J. Schwartz, B. Nickel, M. F. Danisman, N. Koch
Bonding Self-Assembled Compact Monolayers to the Native Oxide Surface of Silicon
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125 16074 (2003) (article)

D. J. Vanderah, R. S. Gates, V. Silin, D. N. Zeiger, C. W. Meuse, G. Valincius, B. Nickel
Isostructural Self-Assembled Monolayers. 1. Octadecyl 1-Thiaoligo(ethylene oxides)
Langmuir 19, 2612 (2003) (article)

N. Koch, B. Nickel, J. Ghijsen, A. Elschner, J. Schwartz, J.-J. Pireaux, A. Kahn
Metal versus Polymer Electrodes in Organic Devices: Energy Level Alignment, Hole Injection, and Structure
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. (April 2003) (article)


B. Maier, U. Seifert, J. O. Rädler
Elastic Response of DNA to External Electric Fields in two Dimensions
EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 60 (4), 622-628 (2002) (article)

B. Nickel, F. Schlesener, W. Donner, C. Detlefs, H. Dosch
Crossover between Strong- and Weak-field Critical Adsorption and the Determination of the Universal Exponent eta (perp.)
J. Chem. Phys. 117, 902 (2002)

R. Ruiz, L. C. Feldman, R. F. Haglund Jr., R. A. McKee, N. Koch, B. Nickel, J. Pflaum, G. Scoles, A. Kahn
Growth and Morphology of Pentacene Films on Oxide Surfaces
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 708 (2002) BB.10.54 (article)


B Maier, J.O. Rädler
Shape of Self-Avoiding Walks in Two Dimensions
Macromolecules 34, 5723-5724 (2001) (article)

J. Nissen, K. Jacobs, J. O. Rädler
Interface Dynamics of Lipid Membrande Spreading on Solid Surfaces
Phys. Rev. Lett. 86 (9), 1904-1907 (2001) (article)

R. Galneder, V. Kahl, A. Arbuzova, M. Rebecchi, J. O. Rädler, S. McLaughlin
Microelectrophoresis of a Bilayer-Coated Silica Bead in an Optical Trap: Application to Enzymology
Biophys. J. 80: 2298-2309 (2001) (article)

B. Nickel, J. Major, W. Donner, A. Rühm, H. Dosch et al.
Spin-resolved Off-specular Neutron Scattering Maps from Magnetic Multilayers Using Polarized 3He Gas as a Neutron Spin Filter
Rev. Sci. Inst. 72, 163 (2001) (article)

A. Vorobiev, G. Gordeyev, W. Donner, H. Dosch, B. Nickel et al.
Reflectivity and Off-specular Neutron Scattering from the Free Ferrofluid Surface and Silicon-ferrofluid Interface
Physica B 297, 194 (2001) (article)