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Separation of Small Molecules and Polymers through Nanochannels


Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Measurement Science Division

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50.64.31.B8291 Gaithersburg, MD

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Name E-mail Phone
Nikoobakht, Babak 301.975.3230
Robertson, Joseph William 301.975.2506


We have developed a method for formation of horizontally formed nanochannels that allows control over diameter and location of nanochannels in a planar geometry. This experimental effort focuses on performing a feasibility study on optimizing the structure of and chemical interfaces within nanochannels and their use for sensing and separation of biomolecules such as DNA, proteins and synthetic polymers.


Nanopores; Nanofluidics; Proteins; Biosensors; Nanochannels; Scalable;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$72,750.00 $3,000.00
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