Publications (compact list)


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“Nanoscale Sculpting of Hexagonal Boron Nitride with an Electron Beam”,  R.  Keneipp, J. Gusdorff, P. Bhatia, T. Shin, L. Bassett, M. Drndić, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, in press,  2024.

“Time-domain event detection using single-instruction, multiple-thread gpGPU architectures in single-molecule biophysical data”,

B Penkov, D Niedzwiecki, N Lari, M Drndić, K Shepard
Computer Physics Communications, 109191, 2024.



“Sculpting 2D Materials: From Atom Vacancies and Pores to Nanoporous Membranes”, R.  Keneipp, P. Bhatia, P. Yasini, M. Drndić, Microscopy and Microanalysis 29 (Supplement_1), 1374, 2023.

“Transition State Detection Using Single-Instruction Multiple-Thread Gpgpu Architectures in Single-Molecule Time-Domain Biophysical Data”, Boyan Penkov, David Niedzwiecki, Nicolae Lari, Marija Drndić, Kenneth Shepard, SSRN, 16 February 2023.  Available at SSRN: or



“Solvent-Induced Degradation of Electrochemically Exfoliated Vanadium Selenide Visualized by Electron Microscopy, Sarah Friedensen, Parisa Yasini, Rachael Keneipp, Alice Castan, Marija Drndić, ACS Omega, 7, 46, 42146-42154, 2022

“Ultrafast Polymer Dynamics through a Nanopore”, Chih-Yuan Lin, Riley Fotis, Zehui Xia, Kyril Kavetsky, Yung-Chien Chou, David J. Niedzwiecki, Michele Biondi, Federico Thei,  Marija Drndić, Nano Letters, 22, 21, 8719-8727, 2022

“Silicon Nitride Nanopores Formed by Simple Chemical Etching: DNA Translocations and TEM Imaging” , Zehui Xia, Andre Scott, Rachael Keneipp, Joshua Chen, Brian DiPaolo, Marija Drndić, ACS Nano, 16, 11, 18648-18657, 2022

“DNA Extraction from Mars Analog Soils and Their Characterization with Solid-State Nanopores” , Zehui Xia, Margaret Patchin, Chris McKay, Marija Drndić, Astrobiology, Volume 22, Issue 8, 2022.

“Mixed-dimensional 1D/2D van der Waals heterojunction diodes and transistors in the atomic limit”, Jakub Jadwiszczak, J. Sherman, D. Lynall, Y. Liu, B. Penkov, E. Young, R. Keneipp, Marija Drndić, James Hone, Kenneth Shepard, ACS Nano 16 (1), 1639-1648, 2022.

“Protein-enabled detection of ibuprofen and sulfamethoxazole using solid-state nanopores”, Zehui Xia, Chih-Yuan Lin, Marija Drndić, Proteomics 22 (5-6), 2022.

Special Issue: Protein detection and characterization with nanopore sensors (editors: Joseph Reiner and Joseph Robertson) 


Gas Permeabiliity and selectivity of a porous WS2 monolayer, Nasim Hassani, Mahdi Ghorbani-Asl, Boya Radha, Marija Drndić, Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, Mehdi Neek-Amal,  J. Phys. Chem. C, 2021.


IN RETROSPECT:  20 years of solid-state nanopores, Marija Drndić, Nature Review Physics, 3, 606, 2021.

Devices for Nanoscale Guiding of DNA through a 2D Nanopore,
David J. Niedzwiecki, Brian DiPaolo, Chih-Yuan Lin, Alice Castan, Rachael Keneipp, Marija Drndić, ACS Sensors, 6, 7, 2534–2545, 2021.



Rapid Growth of Monolayer MoSe2 Films for Large-Area Electronics,
Danzhen Zhang, Chengdu Wen, John Brandon Mcclimon, Paul Masih Das, Qicheng Zhang, Grace A. Leone, Srinivas V. Mandyam, Marija Drndić, Alan T. Charlie Johnson Jr., Meng-Qiang Zhao, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2021.

Computer vision AC-STEM automated image analysis for 2D nanopore devices,
Joshua Chen, Adrian Balan, Paul Masih Das, Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Marija Drndić, Ultramicroscopy, 113249, 2021.



Engineering adjustable two-pore devices for parallel ion transport and DNA translocations,
Yung-Chien Chou, Joshua Chen, Chih-Yuan Lin, Marija Drndić, Journal of Chemical Physics 154, 105012, 2021.


Gas flow through atomic-scale apertures,
Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Sidra Abbas Dar, Paul Masih Das, Nasim Hassani, Mehdi Neck-Amal, Ashok Keerthi,  Marija Drndić, Boya Radha,  Science Advances 6, eabc7927, 2020.


Stochastic Ionic Transport in Single Atomic Zero-Dimensional Pores,
Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Paul Masih Das and Marija Drndić, ACS Nano 14, 11831, 2020., PDF

Spatial defects nanoengineering for bipolar conductivity in MoS2Xiaorui Zheng, Annalisa Calo, Tengfei Cao, Xiangyu Liu, Zhujun Huang, Paul Masih Das, Marija Drndić, Edoardo Albisetti, Francesco Lavini, Tai-De Li, Vishal Narang, John W. Harrold, Michele Vittadello, Carmela Aruta, Davood Shahrjerdi, Elisa Riedo, Nature Communications, Volume 11, Article number 3464, 2020. Open Access.

In Situ 2D MoS2 Field Effect Transistors with an Electron Beam Gate,
Paul Masih Das and Marija Drndić, ACS Nano, 14, 6, 7389-7397, 2020.




Lifetime and Stability of Silicon Nitride Nanopores and Nanopore Arrays for Ionic Measurements, Yung-Chien Chou, Paul Masih Das, Dimitri S Monos, Marija Drndić, ACS Nano, 14, 6, 6715-6728, 2020.



Invited Article & Cover Art for March Issue: Detection of single analyte and environmental samples with silicon nitride nanopores: Antarctic dirt particulates and DNA in artificial seawater, , , , and Review of Scientific Instruments 91, 031301, 2020;


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Controlled doping of graphene by impurity charge compensation via a polarized ferroelectric polymer, Kelotchi S. Figueroa, Nicholas J. Pinto , Srinivas V. Mandyam , Meng-Qiang Zhao , Chengyu Wen, Paul Masih Das , Zhaoli Gao , Marija Drndić , and A. T. Charlie Johnson, Journal of Applied Physics (Vol.127, Issue 12), 2020.

DOI: 10.1063/5.0003099,   PDF

Invited Article:

Large area few-layer TMD film growths and their applications, Srinivas V. Mandyam, Hyong M. Kim and Marija Drndić, Journal of Physics: Materials, 2020. .   PDF

Our review article for Special issue: Focus on Women’s Perspectives in Materials Science: 2D Materials Guest Editors Cinzia Casiraghi, University of Manchester, UK Annick Loiseau, CNRS-ONERA, University Paris Saclay, France Cecilia Mattevi, Imperial College London, UK


Invited Perspective Article:

Ions and Water Dancing through Atom-scale Holes: A perspective toward “Size Zero”, Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Paul Masih Das, Marija Drndić, ACS Nano  14, 4, 3736-3746, 2020.

PDF: acsnano.0c01625


Large-area epitaxial growth of curvature-stabilized ABC trilayer graphene, Zhaoli Gao, Sheng Wang, Joel Berry, Qicheng Zhang, Julian Gebhardt, William M. Parkin, Jose Avila, Hemian Yi, Chaoyu Chen, Sebastian Hurtado-Parra, Marija Drnd, Andrew M. Rappe, David J. Srolovitz, James M. Kikkawa, Zhengtang Loo, Maria C. Asensio, Feng Wang, A. T. Charlie Johnson Nature Communications, Vol. 11, Article number: 546,  2020.


Atomic-Scale Patterning in Two-Dimensional van der Waals Superlattices, Paul Masih Das, Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Meng-Qiang Zhao, Srinivas Mandyam, A. T. Charlie Johnson, Marija Drnd, Nanotechnology 31 (10), 2019. PDF




Single-Stranded DNA Translocation Recordings Through Solid-State Nanopores on Glass Chips at 10-MHz Measurement Bandwidth, Chien Chen-Chi, Siddharth Shekar, David J. Niedzwiecki, Kenneth L. Shepard, Marija Drndić, ACS Nano, 13 (9), 10545, 2019. DOI:10.1021/acsnano.9b04626


Supplementary Material




Controlled Growth of Large-Area Bilayer Tungsten Diselenides with Lateral P−N Junctions,Srinivas V. Mandyam, Meng-Qiang Zhao, Paul Masih Das,Qicheng Zhang, Christopher C. Price, Zhaoli Gao, Vivek B. Shenoy, Marija Drndić, A. T. Charlie Johnson, ACS Nano, 13 (9), 10490, 2019.


Irradiation of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides using a Focused Ion Beam: Controlled Single Atom Defect Creation,  Special Issue on Atomic Fabrication, Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Paul Masih Das and Marija Drndić, Advanced Functional Materials, 1904668,  2019. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201904668


Molecular Dynamics Investigation of Polylysine Peptide Translocation through MoS2 Nanopores, Nicolai A., Barros Perez M.D., Delarue P., Meunier V., Drndić M., Senet P., J. Phys. Chem. B, 123 (10), 2342, 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b10634.


Improved model of ionic transport in 2D MoS2 membranes with sub-5 nm pores, Barrios Perez M.D., Nicolai A., Delarue P., Meunier V., Drndić M., Senet P, Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 023107, 2019. DOI: 10.1063/1.5061825.


Wavelet denoising of high-bandwidth nanopore and ion channel signals, S. Shekar, C.-C. Chien, A. Hartel, P. Ong, O. B Clarke, A. Marks, Marija Drndić, Ken L. Shepard. Nano Letters, 19 (2), 1090, 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b04388.


Centimeter-Scale Nanoporous 2D Membranes and Ion Transport: Porous MoS2 Monolayers in a Few-Layer Matrix, Paul Masih Das, Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Yung-Chien Chou, Gopinath Danda, and Marija Drndić, Nano Letters 19 (1), 392-399, 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b04155.


Review Article: Two-Dimensional Nanopores and Nanoporous Membranes for Ion and Molecule Transport, Gopinath Danda and Marija Drndić*, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, online, 2018; 55C, 124-133, 2019.



Transmission Electron Microscope Nanosculpting of Topological Insulator Bismuth Selenide, Sarah Friedensen, Jerome T. Mlack, Marija Drndić, ACS Nano 12 (7), 6949-6955,  2018


Laser-induced fabrication of nanoporous monolayer WS2 membranes, Gopinath Danda, Paul Masih Das, Marija Drndić, 2D Materials 5(3), 2018, DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/aabb73.


Angstrom-size defect creation and ionic transport through pores in single-layer MoS2, Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, Kazunori Fujisawa, Gopinath Danda, Paul Masih Das, Tianyi Zhang, Adam Bolotsky, Nestor Perea-Lopez, Adrien Nicolai, Patrick Senet, Mauricio Terrones, Marija Drndić*, Nano Letters 18 (3), 1651-1659, 2018.


Signal and noise in FET-nanopore devices, William M. Parkin and Marija Drndić*, ACS Sensors 3 (2), 313-319, 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00708.



Synthesis and physical properties of phase-engineered transition metal dichalcogenide monolayer heterostructures, Carl H. Naylor, William M. Parkin, Zhaoli Gao, Joel Berry, Songson Zhou, Qicheng Zhang, John Brandon McClimon, Liang Z. Tan, Christopher E. Kehayias, Meng-Qiang Zhao, Ram S. Gona, Robert W. Carpick, Andrew M. Rappe, David J. Srolovitz, Marija Drndić, A. T. Charlie Johnson, ACS Nano 11(9), 8619, 2017.


Periodic arrays of phosphorene nanopores as antidot lattices with tunable properties, Andrew Cupo, Paul Masih Das, Chen-Chi Chien, Gopinath Danda, Neerav Kharche, Damien Tristant, Marija Drndić*, Vincent Meunier*, ACS Nano 11 (7), 7494, 2017.


Materials analysis and focused ion beam nanofabrication of topological insulator Bi2Se3, Sarah Friedensen, Jerome T. Mlack, Marija Drndić*, Scientific Reports 7, 13466, 2017.


Patterning superconductivity in a topological insulator, Jerome T. Mlack, Atikur Rahman, Gopinath Danda, Natalia Drichko, Sarah Friedensen, Marija Drndić, Nina Marković, ACS Nano 11 (6), 5831, 2017.


Ambient effects on electrical characteristics of CVD-grown monolayer MoS2 field-effect transistors, Jae-Hyuk Ahn, William M. Parkin, Carl H. Naylor, A.T. Charlie Johnson, Marija Drndić*, Scientific Reports 7, 4075, 2017.


Large-area synthesis of high-quality monolayer 1T’-WTe2 flakes, Carl H Naylor, William M Parkin, Zhaoli Gao, Hojin Kang, Mehmet Noyan, Robert B Wexler, Liang Z Tan, Youngkuk Kim, Christopher E Kehayias, Frank Streller, Yu Ren Zhou, Robert Carpick, Zhengtang Luo, Yung Woo Park, Andrew M Rappe, Marija Drndić, James M Kikkawa, A T Charlie Johnson, 2D Materials, 4, 021008, 2017.


Monolayer WS2 Nanopores for DNA Translocation with Light-Adjustable Sizes, Gopinath Danda, Paul Masih Das, Yung-Chien Chou, Jerome T. Mlack, William M. Parkin, Carl H. Naylor, Kazunori Fujisawa, Tianyi Zhang, Laura Beth Fulton, Mauricio Terrones, Alan T. Charlie Johnson, and Marija Drndić*, ACS Nano 11 (2), 1937, 2017.


Transfer of Monolayer TMD WS2 and Raman Study of Substrate Effects, J.T. Mlack, P. Masih Das, G. Danda, Y.-C. Chou, C.H. Naylor, Z. Lin, N. Perea-López, T. Zhang, M. Terrones, A.T.C. Johnson, and M. Drndić*, Scientific Reports 7, 43037, 2017.




2D materials advances: from large scale synthesis and controlled heterostructures to improved characterization techniques, defects and applications, Zhong Lin, Amber McCreary, Natalie Briggs, Shruti Subramanian, Kehao Zhang, Yifan Sun, Xufan Li, Nicholas J Borys, Hongtao Yuan, Susan K Fullerton-Shirey, Alexey Chernikov, Hui Zhao, Stephen McDonnell, Aaron M Lindenberg, Kai Xiao, Brian J LeRoy, Marija Drndić, James C M Hwang, Jiwoong Park, Manish Chhowalla, Raymond E Schaak, Ali Javey, Mark C Hersam, Joshua Robinson, and Mauricio Terrones, 2D Materials, 3, 2016.


Temperature- and power-dependent phonon properties of suspended continuous WS2 monolayer films, A.G. Vieira, C. Luz-Lima, G.S. Pinheiro, Zhong Lin, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, N. Perea-López, A.L. Elías, Marija Drndić, M. Terrones, H. Terrones, B.C. Viana, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 86, 270, 2016.


Measurement of DNA Translocation Dynamics in a Solid-State Nanopore at 100 ns Temporal Resolution, Siddharth Shekar, David J. Niedzwiecki, Chen-Chi Chien, Peijie Ong, Daniel A. Fleischer, Jianxun Lin, Jacob K. Rosenstein, Marija Drndić, Kenneth L. Shepard, Nano Letters 16 (7), 4483, 2016.


Monolayer single-crystal 1T’-MoTe2 grown by chemical vapor deposition exhibits a weak antilocalization effect, Carl H. Naylor, William M. Parkin, Jinglei Ping, Zhaoli Gao, Yu Ren Zhou, Youngkuk Kim, Frank Streller, Robert W Carpick, Andrew M. Rappe, Marija Drndić, James M. Kikkawa, and A.T. Charlie Johnson, Nano Letters, 16 (7), 4297, 2016.


Controlled Sculpture of Black Phosphorous Nanoribbons, Paul Masih Das, Gopinath Danda, Andrew Cupo, William Parkin, Liangbo Liang, Neerav Kharche, Xi Ling, Shengxi Huang, Mildred Dresselhaus, Vincent Meunier*, Marija Drndić*, ACS Nano 10 (6), 5687, 2016. (Journal Cover Art)


In situ transmission electron microscopy modulation of transport in graphene nanoribbons, Julio Rodriguez-Manzo, Zhenqqing John Qi, Alexander Crook, Jae-Hyuk Ahn, A. T. Charlie Johnson, Marija Drndić, ACS Nano 10 (4), 4004, 2016.


Raman shifts in electron-irradiated monolayer MoS2, William Parkin, Adrian Balan, Liangbo Liang, Michael Lamparski, Carl Naylor, Julio Rodriguez-Manzo, Charlie Johnson, Vincent Meunier*, Marija Drndić*, ACS Nano 10 (4), 4134, 2016.


Anisotropic Electron-Photon and Electron-Phonon Interactions in Black Phosphorus, Xi Ling, Shengxi Huang, Eddwi H. Hasdeo, Liangbo Liang, William M. Parkin, Yuki Tatsumi, Ahmad R. T. Nugraha, Alexander A. Puretzky, Paul Masih Das, Bobby G. Sumpter, David B. Geohegan, Jing Kong, Riichiro Saito, Marija Drndić, Vincent Meunier, and Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Nano Letters 16 (4), 2260, 2016.


Magnetoresistance (MR) of twisted bilayer graphene on electron transparent substrate, Sung Ju Hong, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Kyung Ho Kim, Min Park, Seung Jae Baek, Dmitry I. Kholin, Minwoo Lee, Eun Sang Choi, Dae Hong Jeong, Dawn A. Bonnell, Eugene J. Mele, Marija Drndić, A.T. Charlie Johnson, Yung Woo Park, Synthetic Metals 261, 65, 2016.



Suspended Solid-state Membranes on Glass Chips with Sub 1-pF Capacitance for Biomolecule Sensing Applications, Adrian Balan, Chen-Chi Chien, Rebecca Engelke##, Marija Drndić*, Scientific Reports, 5, 17775, 2015.


Cross-Talk Between Ionic and Nanoribbon Current Signals in Graphene Nanoribbon-Nanopore Sensors for Single-Molecule Detection, Matthew Puster, Adrian Balan, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Gopinath Danda, Jae-Hyuk Ahn, William Parkin, and Marija Drndić*, Small 11 (47), 6309, 2015.


Up and down translocation events and electric double-layer formation inside solid-state nanopores, Mehdi B. Zanjani, Rebecca E. Engelke##, Jennifer R. Lukes, Vincent Meunier*, and Marija Drndić*, Phys. Rev. E, 92, 022715, 2015.


Observing Changes in the Structure and Oligomerization State of a Helical Protein Dimer Using Solid-State Nanopores, David J. Niedzwiecki, Christopher J. Lanci, Gabriel Shemer, Phillip S. Cheng, Jeffery G. Saven, Marija Drndić*, ACS Nano, 9 (9), 8907, 2015.


DNA Translocation in Nanometer Thick Silicon Nanopores, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Matthew Puster, Adrien Nicolaï, Vincent Meunier*, Marija Drndić*, ACS Nano, 2015, 9 (6), 6555, 2015.


Electronic Transport of Recrystallized Freestanding Graphene Nanoribbons, Zhengqing John Qi, Colin Daniels, Sung Ju Hong, Yung Woo Park, Vincent Meunier, Marija Drndić*, A.T. Charlie Johnson*, ACS Nano 9 (4), 3510, 2015.



Nanoparticle size and shape detection based on up and down translocation events inside solid state nanopores, M. Zanjani, R. Engelke##, J. Lukes, M. Drndić*, Physical Review E, 2014.


Improving signal-to-noise performance for DNA translocation in solid-state nanopores at MHz bandwidths, Adrian Balan, Bartholomeus Machielse, David Niedzwiecki, Jianxun Lin, Peijie Ong, Rebecca Engelke##, Kenneth Shepard, Marija Drndić*, Nano Letters, 14 (12), 7215-7220, 2014.


Electronic Transport In Heterostructures Of Chemical Vapor Deposited Graphene And Hexagonal Boron Nitride, Zhengqing John Qi, Sung Ju Hong, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Nicholas J. Kybert, Rajatesh Gudibande, Marija Drndić, Yung Woo Park and A. T. Charlie Johnson, Small, 2014.


Sequencing with graphene pores, Marija Drndić*, Nature Nanotechnology, 9, 743, 2014.


Gold Nanorod Translocations and Charge Measurement through Solid-State Nanopores, Kimberly Venta, Mehdi B Zanjani, Xingchen Ye, Gopinath Danda, Christopher B. Murray, Jennifer R. Lukes, and Marija Drndić, Nano Letters, 14 (9), 5358-5364, 2014.


Correlating Atomic Structure and Transport in Suspended Graphene Nanoribbons, Zhengqing John Qi, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Andrés R. Botello-Méndez, Sung Ju Hong, Eric A. Stach, Yung Woo Park, Jean-Christophe Charlier, Marija Drndić*, A. T. Charlie Johnson*, Nano Letters, 14 (8), 4238-4244, 2014.



Matthew Puster, Julio A. Rodriguez-Manzo, Adrian Balan, and Marija Drndić Toward Sensitive Graphene Nanoribbon-Nanopore Devices by Preventing Electron Beam Induced Damage, ACS Nano, 7 (12), 11283-11289, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/nn405112m.


Gang Hee Han, Julio A. Rodriguez-Manzo, Chan-Woo Lee, Nicholas J. Kybert, Mitchell B. Lerner , Zhengqing John Qi, Eric N. Dattoli , Andrew M. Rappe , Marija Drndić, and A.T. Charlie Johnson, “Continuous Growth of Hexagonal Graphene and Boron Nitride In-Plane Heterostructures by Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition”, ACS Nano, 7 (11), 10129-10138, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/nn404331f.


Kimberly Venta*, Gabriel Shemer*, Matthew Puster, Julio A. Rodríguez-Manzo, Adrian Balan, Jacob K. Rosenstein, Ken Shepard, and Marija Drndić, “Differentiation of Short, Single-Stranded DNA Homopolymers in Solid-State Nanopores”ACS Nano, 7 (5), 4629-4636, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/nn4014388.


Kimberly E. Venta, Meni Wanunu, Marija Drndić “Electrically controlled nanoparticle synthesis inside nanopores”,  Nano Letters, 13 (2), 423-429, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/nl303576q.



Ken Healy, Vishva Ray, Lauren J. Willis, Neil Peterman, John Bartel, Marija Drndić, “Fabrication and characterization of nanopores with insulated transverse nanoelectrodes for DNA sensing in salt solution”Electrophoresis, 33 (23), 3488-3496, 2012, DOI: 10.1002/elps.201200350.


J. Rosenstein, M. Wanunu, C. Merchant, M. Drndić, K. L. Shepard*, “ A high-bandwidth integrated platform for nanopore sensing”, Nature Methods, advanced online publication, doi:10.1038/nmeth.1932, 2012.


K.K. Saha, M. Drndić, B. Nikolić*, “DNA nucleotide-specific modulation of microA transverse edge currents through a metallic graphene nanoribbon with a nanopore”, Nano Letters 12 (1), p. 50-55, 2012.



M. Wanunu, S. Bhattacharya, Y. Xie, Y. Tor, A. Aksimentiev, M. Drndić*, “Nanopore analysis of individual RNA/Antibiotic Complexes”, ACS Nano, 5 (12), p. 9354-9355, 2011.


C. A. Merchant and M. Drndić, Book chapter “Graphene nanopores for DNA sensing” published in Nanopore-based technology: single molecule characterization and DNA sequencing”, in the volume on “Nanopore Sequencing technology”, series ‘Methods in Molecular biology’ (series editor J.M. Walker) Ed. M. Gracheva, Humana Press, 2011.


Y. Lu#, C. Merchant#, M. Drndić*, A.T. Johnson*, “In-situ characterization of graphene nanoconstrictions fabricated in a transmission electron microscope”, Nano Letters, 11 (12), p. 5184-5188, 2011.


G. Grigoryan, Y.H. Kim, R. Acharya, K. Axelrod, R. M. Jain, L. Willis, M. Drndić, J.M. Kikkawa, W.F. DeGrado, “Computational design of virus-like protein assemblies on carbon nanotube surfaces”, Science, 332, 6033, p. 1071-1076, 2011.


S. Wang, C. Querner, T. Dadosh, C.H. Crouch, D.S. Novikov, M. Drndić*, “Collective fluorescene enhancement in nanoparticle clusters”, Nature Communications, 2:364, 2011.


M. Wanunu, D. Cohen-Karni, R. Johnson, L. Fields, J. Benner, N. Peterman##, Y. Zheng, M. Klein, M. Drndić*, “Discrimination of methylcytosine from hydroxymethylcytosine in DNA molecules”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (3), p. 486-492, 2011.



M. Wanunu#, T. Dadosh#, V. Ray, J. Jin, L. McReynolds, M. Drndić*, “Rapid electronic detection of probe-specific MicroRNAs using thin nanopore sensors”, Nature Nanotechnology, 5, p. 807-814, 2010. (Journal Cover Art)


J. A. Fairfield, T. Dadosh, M. Drndić*, “Characterization of memory and measurement history in photoconductivity of nanocrystal arrays”, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 143112, 2010.


C. Merchant, K. Healy, M. Wanunu, V. Ray, N. Peterman##, J. Bartel##, M. Fischbein, K. Venta, Z. Luo, A.T. C. Johnson, M. Drndić*, “DNA translocation through graphene nanopores”, Nano Letters 10 (8), p. 2915-2921, 2010.


M. Fischbein, M. Puster, M. Drndić*, “Monolayer suppression of transport imaged in annealed PbSe nanocrystal arrays”, Nano Letters 10 (6), p. 2155-2161, 2010.


C. H. Crouch, O. Sauter##, X. Wu, R. Purcell##, C. Querner, M. Drndić, M. Pelton*, “Facts and artifacts in the blinking statistics of semiconductor nanocrystals”, Nano Letters 10 (6), p. 1692-1698, 2010.



L. J. Willis#, J. A. Fairfield#, T. Dadosh#, M. Fischbein, M. Drndic*, “Controlling nanogap quantum dot photoconductivity through optoelectronic trap manipulation”, Nano Letters 9 (12), p. 4191-4197, 2009.


C. H. Crouch*, R. Mohr##, T. Emmons##, S. Wang, M. Drndic*, “Excitation energy dependence of fluorescence intermittency in CdSe/ZnS core-shell nanocrystals”, Journal of Phys. Chem. C, 113 (28), p. 12059-12066, 2009.



S. Wang, C. Querner, M. Fischbein, L. Willis, D. Novikov, C. Crouch, M. Drndic*, “Blinking statistics correlated with nanoparticle number”, Nano Letters 8 (1), 4020-4026, 2008.


C. Querner, S. Wang, K. Healy, J. Fairfield, M. D. Fischbein, M. Drndic*, “Fluorescence dynamics of semiconductor nanorod clusters studied by correlated atomic-force, transmission-electron and fluorescence microscopy”, submitted to Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (50), 19945-19956, 2008.


M. D. Fischbein and M. Drndic*, “Electron beam nanosculpting of suspended graphene sheets”, Applied Physics Letters 93, p. 113107-1 to 113107-3, 2008. 57. C. Querner, M. D. Fischbein, P. A. Heiney, M. Drndic*, “Milimeter-scale assembly of CdSe nanorods into smectic superstructures by solvent drying kinetics“, Advanced Materials 20 (12), 2308 – 2314, 2008.


M. D. Fischbein and M. Drndic*, “Sub-10 nm device fabrication in a transmission electron microscope”, Nano Letters, 7, 1329-1337, 2007.


S. Wang, C. Querner, T. Emmons, M. Drndic*, C.H. Crouch*, “Fluorescence blinking statistics from CdSe core and core-shell nanorods”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110 (46), 23221-23227, 2006.

Z. Hu#, M. D. Fischbein#, C. Querner, M. Drndic*. “Electric-field-driven accumulation and alignment of CdSe and CdTe nanorods in nanoscale devices”, Nano Letters 6 (11), 2585-2591, 2006.

D. R. Strachan*, D. E. Smith, M. D. Fischbein, D.E. Johnston, B.S. Guiton, M. Drndic, D.A. Bonnell, A.T. Johnson*, “Clean electromigrated nanogaps imaged by transmission electron microscopy”, Nano Letters 6 (3), 441- 444, 2006.

M. D. Fischbein and M. Drndic*, “Nanogaps by direct lithography for high-resolution imaging and electronic characterization of nanostructures”, Applied Physics Letters, 88 (6),  063116-1 – 063116-3, 2006.


Qi. D, M.D. Fischbein, M.Drndic, S. Selmic*, “Efficient polymer-nanocrystal quantum-dot photodetectors”, Applied Physics Letters 86 (8), 093103-1- 093103-3, 2005.

M.D. Fischbein and M. Drndic* “CdSe nanocrystal quantum-dot memory”, Applied Physics Letters 86 (19), 193106-1 – 193106-3, 2005.

H.E. Romero and M. Drndic* “Coulomb blockade and hopping conductivity in PbSe quantum dots”, Physical Review Letters 96, 156801-1 – 156801-4, 2005.

Z. Hu, M.D. Fischbein and M. Drndic*, “Local charge transport in two-dimensional PbSe nanocrystal arrays studied by electrostatic force microscopy”, Nano Letters 5 (7),  1463 – 1468, 2005.

Novikov D.S., Drndic M., Levitov L.S., Kastner M.A., Jarosz M.V., Bawendi M.G., “Levy statistics and anomalous transport in quantum dot arrays”, Physical Review B 72, 075309-1 – 075309-7, 2005.

(Invited Paper) Novikov D.S., Drndic M., Levitov L.S., Kastner M.A., Jarosz M.V., Bawendi M.G., “Anomalous transport and memory in quantum-dot arrays”, Proc. SPIE Vol. 5843, p. 141-146, Fluctuations and Noise in Materials II; Peter Svedlindh, Dragana Popovic, Michael B. Weissman, Eds., 2005.


Drndic M., Markov R., Jarosz M. V., Bawendi M.G., Kastner M.A., Markovic N., Tinkham M., “Imaging the charge transport in CdSe nanocrystal arrays”, Applied Physics Letters, 83 (19), 4008 – 4010, 2003.

Jarosz M. V., Scott N., Drndic M., Morgan N.Y., Bawendi M.G., Kastner M.A., “Observation of bimolecular carrier recombination dynamics in close-packed films of colloidal CdSe nanocrystals”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 107 (46), 12585-12588, 2003.


Drndic M., Jarosz M. V., Morgan N.Y., Kastner M.A., Bawendi M.G., “Transport properties of annealed CdSe colloidal nanocrystal solids”, Journal of Applied Physics 92 (12), 7498-7503, 2002.

Morgan N.Y., Leatherdale C.A., Drndic M., Jarosz M. V., Bawendi M.G., Kastner M.A., “Electronic transport in arrays of colloidal CdSe nanocrystals”, Physical Review B 66, 075339-1 – 075339-9, 2002.


Drndic M., Lee C.S., Westervelt R.M., “Three-dimensional microelectromagnets for neutral and charged particles”, Physical Review B 63 (8), 085321-1 – 085321-4, 2001.


Dekker N.H., Lee C.S., Lorent V., Thywissen J.H., Drndic M., Westervelt R.M., Prentiss M., “Guiding neutral atoms on a chip”, Physical Review Letters 84,  1124-1127, 2000.

Featonby PD, Savalli V, Cognet L, Helmerson K, Westbrook N, Westbrook CI, Phillips WD, Aspect A, Zabow G, Drndic M, Lee C, Westervelt RM, Prentiss M, “Bouncing cold atom on a magnetic mirror”, Journal de Physique IV, 10, 139- 140, 2000.


Cognet L., Savalli V. , Featonby P., Helmerson K., Westbrook N., Westbrook C.I., Phillips W.D., Aspect A., Zabow G., Drndic M., Lee C., Prentiss M., Westervelt R.M, “Smoothing a current-carrying mirror”, Europhysics Letters 47, 538-544, 1999.

Drndic M., Zabow G., Lee C., Thywissen J.H., Johnson K.S., Prentiss M., Westervelt R.M., Featonby P., Savalli V. , Cognet L., Helmerson K., Westbrook N., Westbrook C.I., Phillips W.D., Aspect A., “Properties of microelectromagnet mirrors as reflectors of cold Rb atoms”, Physical Review A 60 (5), 4012-4015, 1999.

Thywissen J.H., Olshanni M., Zabow G., Drndic M., Johnson KS, Prentiss M., Westervelt R.M., “Microfabricated magnetic guides for neutral atoms”, European Journal of Physics D 7(3), 361-367, 1999.

Zabow G., Drndic M., Thywissen J.H., Johnson K.S., Prentiss M., Westervelt R.M., “Improving the specularity of magnetic mirrors for atoms”, European Journal of Physics D 7 (3), 351-359, 1999.


Drndic M, Johnson KS, Thywissen JH, et al., “Micro-electromagnets for atom manipulation”, Applied Physics Letters 72 (22), 2906-2908, 1998.

Johnson K.S., Drndic M., Thywissen J.H., Zabow G., Prentiss M., Westervelt R.M., “Atomic deflection using an adaptive microelectromagnet mirror”, Physical Review Letters 81(6), 1137-1141, 1998.


Drndic M., Grimshaw M.P., Cooper L.J., Ritchie D. A., Patel N., “Tunable electron-hole gases in gated InAs/GaSb/AlSb systems”, Applied Physics Letters 70, 481-483, 1997.


Drndic M., He Y.D., Price P.B., SnowdenIfft D.P., Westphal A.J.,“Atomic-Force-Microscopic study of etched nuclear tracks at extremely short-distance scale”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods B 93, 52-56, 1994.