Optical Single-Molecule Detection at Room Temperature

  1. Douglas C. Neckers2,
  2. David H. Volman3 and
  3. Günther Von Bünau4
  1. Alfred J. Meixner

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133552.ch1

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 24

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 24

How to Cite

Meixner, A. J. (1998) Optical Single-Molecule Detection at Room Temperature, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 24 (eds D. C. Neckers, D. H. Volman and G. Von Bünau), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133552.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California

  3. 4

    Physikalische Chemie, Universität Siegen, Germany

Author Information

  1. Physikalische Chemie I Universität-G.H. Siegen D-57068 Siegen Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471282730

Online ISBN: 9780470133552

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Keywords:

  • optical single molecule detection;
  • detection sensitivity;
  • instrumentation;
  • fluorescence imaging;
  • super resolution imaging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introductiond

  • Basic Principles

  • Single-Molecule Detection in Solution

  • Fluorescence Imaging of Single Molecules with a Classical Microscope

  • Super Resolution Imaging of Single Molecules

  • Imaging and Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Single Molecules at an Interface

  • Conclusions