Publications

  1. Kim, D. C.; Armendariz, K. P.; Dunn, R. C., Integration of microsphere resonators with bioassay fluidics for whispering gallery mode imaging. Analyst 2013, 138, 3189-3195.
  2. Huckabay, H. A.; Wildgen, S. M.; Dunn, R. C., Label-free detection of ovarian cancer biomarkers using whispering gallery mode imaging. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2013, 45, 223-229.
  3. Huckabay, H. A.; Armendariz, K. P.; Newhart, W. H.; Wildgen, S. M.; Dunn, R. C., Near-field scanning optical microscopy for high-resolution membrane studies. Methods Mol Biol 2013, 950, 373-94.
  4. Armendariz, K.P.; Huckabay, H.A.; Livanec, P.W.; Dunn, R.C. "Single molecule probes of membrane structure: Orientation of BODIPY probes in DPPC as a function of probe structure", Analyst, 2012, 137 (6):1402-1408.
  5. Livanec, P.W.; Huckabay, H.A.; Dunn, R.C. "Reduced single molecule photobleaching in fumed Langmuir-Blodgett films", Thin Solid Films, 2012, 520 (19):6233-6237.
  6. Huckabay, H. A.; Dunn, R. C., Whispering gallery mode imaging for the multiplexed detection of biomarkers. Sens. Actuators, B 2011, 160, 1262-1267.Huckabay, H.A. and Dunn, R.C. "Hydration Effects on Membrane Structure Probed by Single Molecule Orientations" Langmuir, 27(6), 2658-66 (2011).
  7. Song, K. C.; Livanec, P. W.; Klauda, J. B.; Kuczera, K.; Dunn, R. C.; Im, W."Orientation of Fluorescent Lipid Analogue BODIPY-PC to Probe Lipid Membrane Properties: Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulations", J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115, 6157-6165.
  8. Nicholas E. Dickenson, Kevin P. Armendariz, Heath A. Huckabay, Philip W. Livanec, and Robert C. Dunn. "Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy: A Tool for Nanometric Exploration of Biological Membranes". Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2010, 396, 31-43.
  9. Philip W. Livanec, Heath A. Huckabay, and Robert C. Dunn. "Exploring the Effects of Sterols in Model Lipid Membranes Using Single-Molecule Orientations." J. Phys. Chem. B. 2009, 113, 10240-10248.
  10. Elizabeth S. Erickson, Philip W. Livanec, Jessica F. Frisz, and Robert C. Dunn. "Fuming Method for Micropatterning Structures on Langmuir-Blodgett Films." Langmuir. 2009, 25, 5098-5102.
  11. Livanec, Philip W., Dunn, Robert C.. "Single-Molecule Probes of Lipid Membrane Structure". Langmuir (2008), 24 (24), 14066-14073.
  12. Dickenson, Nicholas E.; Erickson, Elizabeth S.; Mooren, Olivia L.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Characterization of power induced heating and damage in fiber optic probes for near-field scanning optical microscopy." Review of Scientific Instruments (2007), 78(5), 053712/1-053712/6.
  13. Dickenson, Nicholas E.; Moore, David; Suprenant, Kathy A.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Vault ribonucleoprotein particles and the central mass of the nuclear pore complex." Photochemistry and Photobiology (2007), 83(3), 686-691.
  14. Erickson, Elizabeth S.; Mooren, Olivia L.; Moore, David; Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Dunn, Robert C.. "The role of nuclear envelope calcium in modifying nuclear pore complex structure." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (2006), 84(3/4), 309-318.
  15. Moore-Nichols, David S.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Near field scanning optical microscopy: Alternative modes of use for NSOM probes." Topics in Fluorescence Spectroscopy (2005), 8(Radiative Decay Engineering), 25-46.
  16. Erickson, Elizabeth S.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Sample heating in near-field scanning optical microscopy." Applied Physics Letters (2005), 87(20), 201102/1-201102/3.
  17. Erickson, Elizabeth S.; Mooren, Olivia L.; Moore-Nichols, David; Dunn, Robert C.. "Activation of ryanodine receptors in the nuclear envelope alters the conformation of the nuclear pore complex." Biophysical Chemistry (2004), 112(1), 1-7.
  18. Sibug-Aga, Rachel; Dunn, Robert C.. "High-resolution studies of lung surfactant collapse." Photochemistry and Photobiology (2004), 80(Nov./Dec.), 471-476.
  19. Kapkiai, Luka K.; Moore-Nichols, David; Carnell, Jonathan; Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Hybrid near-field scanning optical microscopy tips for live cell measurements." Applied Physics Letters (2004), 84(19), 3750-3752.
  20. Mooren, Olivia L.; Erickson, Elizabeth S.; Moore-Nichols, David; Dunn, Robert C.. "Nuclear side conformational changes in the nuclear pore complex following calcium release from the nuclear membrane." Physical Biology (2004), 1(2), 125-134.
  21. Flanders, Bret N.; Vickery, Sarah A.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Divergent Fluctuations in the Molar Area of a Model Lung Surfactant." Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2002), 106(14), 3530-3533.
  22. Flanders, Bret N.; Dunn, Robert C.. "A near-field microscopy study of submicron domain structure in a model lung surfactant monolayer." Ultramicroscopy (2002), 91(1-4), 245-251.
  23. Moore-Nichols, David; Arnott, Anne; Dunn, Robert C.. "Regulation of nuclear pore complex conformation by IP3 receptor activation." Biophysical Journal (2002), 83(3), 1421-1428.
  24. Vickery, S. A.; Dunn, R. C.. "Combining AFM and FRET for high resolution fluorescence microscopy." Journal of Microscopy (Oxford, United Kingdom) (2001), 202(2), 408-412.
  25. Vickery, Sarah A.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Direct Observation of Structural Evolution in Palmitic Acid Monolayers following Langmuir-Blodgett Deposition." Langmuir (2001), 17(26), 8204-8209.
  26. Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Focused ion beam modification of atomic force microscopy tips for near-field scanning optical microscopy." Applied Physics Letters (2001), 79(27), 4494-4496.
  27. Flanders, B. N.; Vickery, S. A.; Dunn, R. C.. "Imaging of monolayers composed of palmitic acid and lung surfactant protein B." Journal of Microscopy (Oxford, United Kingdom) (2001), 202(2), 379-385.
  28. Krogmeier, J. R.; Clancy, C. M. R.; Pawlak, A.; Rozanowska, M.; Sarna, T.; Simon, J. D.; Dunn, R. C.. "Mapping the distribution of emissive molecules in human ocular lipofuscin granules with near-field scanning optical microscopy." Journal of Microscopy (Oxford, United Kingdom) (2001), 202(2), 386-390.
  29. Haralampus-Grynaviski, Nicole M.; Lamb, Laura E.; Simon, John D.; Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Dunn, Robert C.; Pawlak, Anna; Rozanowska, Malgorzata; Sarna, Tadeusz; Burke, Janice M. "Probing the spatial dependence of the emission spectrum of single human retinal lipofuscin granules using near-field scanning optical microscopy." Photochemistry and Photobiology (2001), 74(2), 364-368.
  30. Clancy, Christine M. R.; Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Pawlak, Anna; Rozanowska, Malgorzata; Sarna, Tadeusz; Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D. "Atomic Force Microscopy and Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy Measurements of Single Human Retinal Lipofuscin Granules." Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2000), 104(51), 12098-12101.
  31. Hollars, Christopher W.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Probing single-molecule orientations in confined sample regions with near-field scanning optical microscopy." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2000), 3922(Scanning and Force Microscopies for Biomedical Applications II), 205-209.
  32. Hollars, Christopher W.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Probing single molecule orientations in model lipid membranes with near-field scanning optical microscopy." Journal of Chemical Physics (2000), 112(18), 7822-7830.
  33. Talley, Chad E.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Single molecule probes of lipid membrane dynamics." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (2000), 3922
    Shiku, H.; Dunn, R. C.. "Domain formation in thin lipid films probed with near-field scanning optical microscopy." Journal of Microscopy (Oxford) (1999), 194(2/3), 455-460.
    (Scanning and Force Microscopies for Biomedical Applications II), 11-14.
  34. Xie, X. Sunney; Bian, Randy X.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Near-field microscopy and spectroscopy of single molecules, single proteins and biological membranes." Focus on Multidimensional Microscopy (1999), 2 263-293.
  35. Shiku, Hitoshi; Dunn, Robert C.. "Near-field scanning optical microscopy." Analytical Chemistry (1999), 71(1), 23A-29A.
  36. Dunn, Robert C.. "Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy." Chemical Reviews (Washington, D. C.) (1999), 99(10), 2891-2927.
  37. Shiku, H.; Dunn, R. C.. "Near-field scanning optical microscopy studies of L-""a"" -dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine monolayers at the air-liquid interface." Journal of Microscopy (Oxford) (1999), 194(2/3), 461-466.
  38. Shiku, Hitoshi; Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Noncontact Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy Imaging Using an Interferometric Optical Feedback Mechanism." Langmuir (1999), 15(6), 2162-2168.
  39. Lee, M. Annie; Talley, Chad E.; Vickery, Sarah A.; Krogmeier, Jeffrey R.; Hollars, Christopher W.; Shiku, Hitoshi; Dunn, Robert C.. "Progress toward imaging biological samples with NSOM." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (1999), 3607(Scanning and Force Microscopies for Biomedical Applications), 60-66.
  40. Vickery, Sarah A.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Scanning near-field fluorescence resonance energy transfer microscopy." Biophysical Journal (1999), 76(4), 1812-1818.
  41. Talley, Chad E.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Single Molecules as Probes of Lipid Membrane Microenvironments." Journal of Physical Chemistry B (1999), 103(46), 10214-10220.
  42. Lee, M. Annie; Dunn, Robert C.; Clapham, David E.; Stehno-Bittel, Lisa. "Calcium regulation of nuclear pore permeability." Cell Calcium (1998), 23(2/3), 91-101.
  43. Shiku, Hitoshi; Dunn, Robert C.. "Direct Observation of DPPC Phase Domain Motion on Mica Surfaces under Conditions of High Relative Humidity." Journal of Physical Chemistry B (1998), 102(19), 3791-3797.
  44. Hollars, Christopher W.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Evaluation of thermal evaporation conditions used in coating aluminum on near-field fiber-optic probes." Review of Scientific Instruments (1998), 69(4), 1747-1752.
  45. Shiku, Hitoshi; Hollars, Christopher W.; Lee, M. Annie; Talley, Chad E.; Cooksey, Greg; Dunn, Robert C.. "Probing biological systems with near-field optics." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (1998), 3273(Laser Techniques for Condensed-Phase and Biological Systems), 156-164.
  46. Talley, Chad E.; Lee, M. Annie; Dunn, Robert C.. "Single molecule detection and underwater fluorescence imaging with cantilevered near-field fiber optic probes." Applied Physics Letters (1998), 72(23), 2954-2956.
  47. Hollars, Christopher W.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Submicron structure in L-""a"" -Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine monolayers and bilayers probed with confocal, atomic force, and near-field microscopy." Biophysical Journal (1998), 75(1), 342-353.
  48. Hollars, Christopher W.; Dunn, Robert C.. "Submicron fluorescence, topology, and compliance measurements of phase-separated lipid monolayers using tapping-mode near-field scanning optical microscopy." Journal of Physical Chemistry B (1997), 101(33), 6313-6317.
  49. Talley, Chad E.; Cooksey, Gregory A.; Dunn, Robert C.. "High resolution fluorescence imaging with cantilevered near-field fiber optic probes." Applied Physics Letters (1996), 69(25), 3809-3811.
  50. Dunn, Robert C.; Xie, X. Sunney. "Characterization of the temporal behavior of ultrashort pulses emerging from a near-field fiber probe." Ultramicroscopy (1995), 57(2/3), 169-72.
  51. Xie, X. Sunney; Dunn, Robert C.. "Near-field fluorescence spectroscopy of single molecules and photosynthetic systems." Brookhaven National Laboratory, [Report] BNL (1995), (BNL 61733, Proceedings of the Nineteenth DOE Solar Photochemistry Research Conference, 1995), 60-2.
  52. Dunn, Robert C.; Allen, Errol V.; Joyce, Stephen A.; Anderson, Gordon A.; Xie, X. Sunney. "Near-field fluorescent imaging of single proteins." Ultramicroscopy (1995), 57(2/3), 113-17.
  53. Xie, X. Sunney; Dunn, Robert C.. "Near-field single molecule spectroscopy." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (1995), 2385 95-102.
  54. West, Jennifer L.; Chowdhury, Sanghamitra M.; Sawhney, Amarpreet S.; Pathak,
    Bian, Randy X.; Dunn, Robert C.; Xie, X. Sunney; Leung, P. T. "Single molecule emission characteristics in near-field microscopy." Physical Review Letters (1995), 75(26), 4772-5.
  55. Dunn, Robert C.; Flanders, Bret N.; Simon, John D. "Solvent Effects on the Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Photochemistry of Chlorine Dioxide." Journal of Physical Chemistry (1995), 99(19), 7360-70.
  56. Simon, J. D.; Cong, P.; Deuel, H. P.; Doolen, R.; Dunn, R. C.; Thompson, P. A. "Dynamics of electronic excited states in solution." AIP Conference Proceedings (1994), 298(ULTRAFAST REACTION DYNAMICS AND SOLVENT EFFECTS), 141-57.
  57. Dunn, Robert C.; Holtom, Gary R.; Mets, Laurens; Xie, X. Sunney. "Near-Field Fluorescence Imaging and Fluorescence Lifetime Measurement of Light Harvesting Complexes in Intact Photosynthetic Membranes." Journal of Physical Chemistry (1994), 98(12), 3094-8.
  58. Xie, X. Sunney; Allen, Errol V.; Holtom, Gary R.; Dunn, Robert C.; Mets, Laurens. "Near-field fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy: applications to single chromophores, single proteins and photosynthetic membranes." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (1994), 2137(Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy in Biochemistry IV), 264-76.
  59. Xie, X. S.; Holtom, G. R.; Mets, L.; Dunn, R. C.. "Near-field time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy on single molecules and photosynthetic membranes." Springer Series in Chemical Physics (1994), 60(Ultrafast Phenomena IX), 124-6.
  60. Xie, X. Sunney; Dunn, Robert C.. "Probing single molecule dynamics." Science (Washington, DC, United States) (1994), 265(5170), 361-4.
  61. Dunn, Robert Conley. "Condensed phase dynamics of OClO." (1993), 150 pp. CAN 121:69222 AN 1994:469222 CAPLUS (Copyright (C) 2007 ACS on SciFinder (R))
  62. Dunn, R. C.; Simon, J. D. "Excited state photoreactions of chlorine dioxide in solution." Springer Series in Chemical Physics (1993), 55(Ultrafast Phenomena VIII), 661-3.
  63. Dunn, Robert C.; Xie, Xiaoliang; Simon, John D. "Real-time spectroscopic techniques for probing conformational dynamics of heme proteins." Methods in Enzymology (1993), 226(Metallobiochemistry, Pt. C), 177-98.
  64. Dunn, Robert C.; Anderson, Jamey L.; Foote, Christopher S.; Simon, John D. "Solution photochemistry of chlorine dioxide: mechanisms for the generation of atomic chlorine." Journal of the American Chemical Society (1993), 115(12), 5307.
  65. McCusker, James K.; Walda, Kevin N.; Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D.; Magde, Douglas; Hendrickson, David N. "Subpicosecond 1MLCT ""®"" 5T2 intersystem crossing of low-spin polypyridyl ferrous complexes." Journal of the American Chemical Society (1993), 115(1), 298-307.
  66. Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D. "Excited-state photoreactions of chlorine dioxide in water." Journal of the American Chemical Society (1992), 114(12), 4856-60.
  67. Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D. "Excited-state photoreactions of chlorine dioxide in water. [Erratum to document cited in CA116(26):265292s]." Journal of the American Chemical Society (1992), 114(21), 8341.
  68. Dunn, Robert C.; Flanders, Bret N.; Simon, John D. "Solution photochemistry of chlorine dioxide (OClO): excited state dissociation and isomerization." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (1992), 1638(Opt. Methods Time- State-Resolved Chem.), 29-35.
  69. Dunn, Robert C.; Flanders, Bret N.; Vaida, Veronica; Simon, John D. "The spectroscopy of chlorine dioxide OClO in polar liquids." Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (1992), 48A(9), 1293-301.
  70. McCusker, James K.; Walda, Kevin N.; Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D.; Magde, Douglas; Hendrickson, David N. "Sub-picosecond ""D"" S = 2 intersystem crossing in low-spin ferrous complexes." Journal of the American Chemical Society (1992), 114(17), 6919-20.
  71. Lewis, James W.; Goldbeck, Robert A.; Kliger, David S.; Xie, Xiaoliang; Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D. "Time-resolved circular dichroism spectroscopy: experiment, theory, and applications to biological systems." Journal of Physical Chemistry (1992), 96(13), 5243-54.
  72. Dunn, Robert C.; Richard, Erik C.; Vaida, Veronica; Simon, John D. "Competing photochemical pathways of chlorine oxide (OClO) in polar solution." Journal of Physical Chemistry (1991), 95(16), 6060-3.
  73. Simon, John D.; Xie, Xiaoliang; Dunn, Robert C.. "Picosecond absorption and circular dichroism studies of proteins." Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering (1991), 1432(Biomol. Spectrosc. 2), 211-20.
  74. Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D. "Picosecond study of the near infrared absorption band of hemoglobin after photolysis of carbonmonoxyhemoglobin." Biophysical Journal (1991), 60(4), 884-9.Dunn, Robert C.; Simon, John D. "Picosecond dynamics of hemoglobin and myoglobin following photodissociation of carbon monoxide." Proceedings of the International Conference on Lasers (1991), Volume Date 1990, 153-8.

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