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Selected Publications

26. Uplinger, J., B. Thomas, R. Rollings, D. Fologea, D. McNabb and J. Li, “K+, Na+, and Mg2+on DNA Translocation in Silicon Nitride Nanopores”. Electrophoresis, 2012.


25. Yusko, E.C., P. Prangkio, D. Sept, R.C. Rollings, J. Li and M. Mayer, Single-Particle Characterization of Aβ Oligomers in Solution. ACS nano, 2012. 6(7): p. 5909–5919


24. Rollings, R.C., D.S. McNabb and J. Li, DNA Characterization with Ion Beam-Sculpted Silicon Nitride Nanopores, in Nanopore-Based Technology, M.E. Gracheva, Editor. 2012, Springer. p. 79-97.


23. Changbae Hyun , Ryan Rollings , and Jiali Li. “Probing Access Resistance of Solid-State Nanopores with a Scanning-Probe Microscope Tip” (2011) Small. PDF File. Or published online: 28 DEC 2011  


22. Erik C. Yusko, Jay M. Johnson, Sheereen Majd, Panchika Prangkio, Ryan C. Rollings, Jiali Li, Jerry Yang, Michael Mayer. "Controlling the translocation of proteins through nanopores with       bioinspired fluid walls" (2011) Nature Nanotechnology, Vol 6, April 2011. 253-260. PDF and News.


21. Bradley Ledden, Daniel Fologea, David S. Talaga, Jiali Li. “Sensing Single Protein Molecules with Solid-state Nanopores” in “Nanopores: Sensing and Fundamental Biological Interactions” Iqbal, Samir M.; Bashir, Rashid (Eds.)  Springer. (2011) P129-150. PDF


20. Li, J. and D.S. Talaga, The distribution of DNA translocation times in solid-state nanopores. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2010. 22: p. 454129 (8pp) PDF Files\.


19. George, H.B., Y. Tang, X. Chen, J. Li, J.W. Hutchinson, J.A. Golovchenko and M.J. Aziz, “Nanopore fabrication in amorphous Si: Viscous flow model and comparison to experiment” (2010) J. Appl. Phys.  108 (1)


18. Rollings, R. and J. Li, Emerging Technologies: Nanopore Sequencing for Mutation Detection, in The Handbook of Plant Mutation Screening, K. Meksem and G. Kahl, Editors. 2010. p. 339-354.


17. David Talaga, Jiali Li. “Single-molecule protein unfolding in solid state nanopores”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009. 131: p. 9287–9297. PDF, SI


16. Jiali Li and Jene A. Golovchenko. “Solid-state Nanopore for Detecting Individual Biopolymers”.  Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 544:81-93.


15. Daniel Fologea, Bradley Ledden, David S. McNabb, Jiali Li. “Electrical Characterization of Protein Molecules by a Solid-State Nanopore” Applied Physics Letters 91, 053901 (2007) PDF, Supplemental Materials.

   This paper has been selected for the August 13, 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology,

   and the August 1, 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research


14. Daniel Fologea, Eric Brandin, James Uplinger, Daniel Branton, Jiali Li. “DNA Conformation and Base Number Simultaneously Determined in a Nanopore”. Electrophoresis 2007, 28. 3186-3192. PDF file

13. Qun Cai, Brad Ledden, Eric Krueger, Jene A. Golovchenko, Jiali Li. “Nanopore sculpting with noble gas ions.” Journal of Applied Physics 100, 024914 (2006). PDF Files

12. Fologea, D.; Gershow, M.; Ledden, B.; McNabb, D. S.; Golovchenko, J. A.; Li, J.; Detecting Single Stranded DNA with a Solid State Nanopore” Nano Lett.; 2005, 5(10) p1905-1909. PDF File\ . PDF Files\Small-Highlight.pdf ,

11. Daniel Fologea, James Uplinger, Brian Thomas, David S. McNabb, and Jiali Li. “Slowing DNA Translocation in a Solid-State Nanopore” Nano Lett.; 2005; 5(9) pp 1734 – 1737.  PDF File\nl051063o.pdf

10. Derek M. Stein, Ciaran J. McMullan, Jiali Li, Jene A Golovchenko, “Feedback-controlled Ion Beam Sculpting Apparatus” Reviews of Scientific Instruments, Vol.75, Number 4, April 2004

9. Jiali Li, Marc Gershow, Derek Stein, Eric Brandin and J. A. Golovchenko. “DNA Molecules and Configurations in a Solid-state Nanopore Microscope” Nature Materials Vol.2, 611-615 September 2003.

PDF(Article), News & Review


8. D. Stein, J. Li and J.A. golovchenko. “Ion Beam Sculpting Time Scales” Physical Review Letters, Vol. 89, 276106-1-4, 2002.


7. Jiali Li, Derek Stein, Ciaran McMullan, Daniel Branton, Michael J. Aziz, and Jene Golovchenko. Ion Beam Sculpting at nanometer length scales. Nature 412, 166-169 (2001). PDF Files\Nature2001.pdf


6. Li, J., Coleman, W. J., Youvan, D. C. and Gunner, M. R. Characterization of a symmetrized mutant RC with 42 residues from the QA site replacing residues in the QB site. Photosynthesis Res. 64, 41-52 (2001).


5. Li, J., Takahashi, E. and Gunner, M.R. -DG°AB and pH Dependence on the Electron Transfer from P+QA-QB to P+QAQB- in Rhodobacter sphaeroides Reaction Centers. Biochemistry, 39(25), 7445-7454 (2000).


4. Li, J., Gilroy, D., Tiede, D.M, and Gunner, M. R. Kinetic phases in the electron transfer from D+QA-QB  to D+QAQB-  and the associated processes in Rhodobacter Sphaeroides R-26 Reaction Centers. Biochemistry, 37, (9), 2818-2829 (1998).


3. Li, J., Coleman, W. J., Youvan, D.C., and Gunner, M. R. (1995) “Characterization of a Rhodobacter Capsulatus Reaction Center Mutant With the QB Site Made More Like QA Site” Photosynthesis: (From Light to Biosphere), Vol. I, 715-718, Kluwer Academic Publisher.

2. Stallworth, P.E., Li, J., Greenbaum, S.G., Groce, F., Slane, S. and Salomon, M. “ Sodium-23 NMR and Complex Impedance Studies of Gel Electrolytes Based on Poly Acrylonitrile” Solid State Ionics 73,119-126 (1994).

1. Zhang, S., Zhu, J., Li, J., Khanna, F.C. (1989) “Surface Characteristics Analyses of Gas Sensing Materials Sb-doped SnO2” Proceedings of The Surface Canada’89 Meeting. pcs-8



5. 2007__Jiali Li, Derek M. Stein, Gregor M. Schurmann, Gavin M. King, Jene Golovchenko, Daniel Branton, Michael Aziz.  “Solid State Molecular Probe Device” U.S. Patent # 7,258,838.

4. 2006__Jene A. Golovchenko, Derek M. Stein, Jiali Li. “Pulsed Ion Beam Control of Solid State Features.” US patent # 7,118,657

3. 2004__Golovchenko, J.A.; Branton; Daniel; Aziz; Michael J.; Li, Jiali; Stein, Derek; McMullan, Ciaran J. “Control of solid state dimensional features.”  U.S. Patent Number 6,783,643. 

2. 2003__ Daniel Branton, Jene A. Golovchenko, Timothy J. Denison, Derek Stein, and Jiali Li. “Molecular and atomic scale evaluation of biopolymers.”  U.S. Patent Number 6,627,067.

1. 2002__Golovchenko, J.A., D. Branton, D. Stein, C. McMullan, and J. Li.  “Control of solid state dimensional features.”  U.S. Patent Number 6,464,842.

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