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Tunable nano/micropores for particle detection and discrimination: scanning ion occlusion spectroscopy

G. Seth Roberts, Darby Kozak, Will Anderson, Murray F. Broom, Robert Vogel and Matt Trau
Small. Volume 6, Issue 23, pages 2653–2658, December 6, 2010
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Conventional pore technologies are limited in the size range of structures they can analyze by the fixed size of the pore. A novel stretchable pore which can be tuned to optimize the pore size to a particular experimental system is applied here to distinguish between nanoparticle populations of similar size and to detect DNA modification of nanoparticles.

Keywords: Coulter counter; nanopore; ion channels; resistive pulse sensing; nanoparticles; qNano

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