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Daniel Branton, Jene A Golovchenko, Timothy J Denison: Molecular and atomic scale evaluation of biopolymers. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Hale and Dorr, September 30, 2003: US06627067 (185 worldwide citation)

A method for evaluating a polymer molecule including linearly connected monomer residues includes providing a polymer molecule in a liquid, contacting the liquid with an insulating solid-state membrane having a detector capable of detecting polymer molecule characteristics, and causing the polymer m ...


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Jene A Golovchenko, Daniel Branton: Molecular characterization with carbon nanotube control. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Theresa A Lober, December 23, 2008: US07468271 (115 worldwide citation)

There is provided a first reservoir containing a liquid solution including a molecule to be characterized and a second reservoir for containing a liquid solution including a molecule that has been characterized. A solid state support structure is provided including an aperture having a molecular ent ...


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Jene A Golovchenko, Daniel Branton, Derek M Stein, Ciaran J McMullan, Jiali Li: Control of solid state dimensional features. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Theresa A Lober, October 15, 2002: US06464842 (71 worldwide citation)

There is provided controlled fabrication of a solid state structural feature on a solid state structure by exposing the structure to a fabrication process environment the conditions of which are selected to produce a prespecified feature in the structure. A physical detection species is directed tow ...


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Jene A Golovchenko, Derek M Stein, Jiali Li: Pulsed ion beam control of solid state features. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Theresa A Lober, October 10, 2006: US07118657 (67 worldwide citation)

For controlling a physical dimension of a solid state structural feature, a solid state structure is provided, having a surface and having a structural feature. The structure is exposed to a first periodic flux of ions having a first exposure duty cycle characterized by a first ion exposure duration ...


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David H Auston, Jene A Golovchenko, Thirumalai N C Venkatesan: Dual wavelength optical annealing of materials. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Samuel H Dworetsky, Peter V D Wilde, November 18, 1980: US04234356 (62 worldwide citation)

A new mode of optical annealing is disclosed wherein two different wavelength pulses are used to anneal a damaged semiconductor substrate. The first pulse may be of relatively weak intensity, but is strongly absorbed by the solid substrate. The second pulse, which is not strongly absorbed by the sol ...


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Jene A Golovchenko, Jiali Li, Derek Stein, Marc H Gershow: Study of polymer molecules and conformations with a nanopore. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Clark & Elbing, Kristina Bieker Brady, December 7, 2010: US07846738 (46 worldwide citation)

The invention features methods for evaluating the conformation of a polymer, for example, for determining the conformational distribution of a plurality of polymers and to detect binding or denaturation events. The methods employ a nanopore which the polymer, e.g., a nucleic acid, traverses. As the ...


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Michael M Burns, Jean Marc Fournier, Jene A Golovchenko: Optical matter. President and Fellows of Harvard University and Rowland Institute, Choate Hall & Stewart, September 14, 1993: US05245466 (33 worldwide citation)

Arrays of extended crystalline and non-crystalline structures are created using light beams coupled to microscopic polarizable matter. Polarizable matter adopts the pattern of an applied, patterned light intensity distribution. Further, polarizable matter itself scatters applied light, resulting in ...


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Jene A Golovchenko, Daniel Branton, Michael J Aziz, Jiali Li, Derek M Stein, Ciaran J McMullan: Control of solid state dimensional features. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Theresa A Lober, August 31, 2004: US06783643 (33 worldwide citation)

A solid state structure having a surface is provided and exposed to a flux, F, of incident ions under conditions that are selected based on:


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David H Auston, Jene A Golovchenko, Richart E Slusher, Clifford M Surko, Thirumalai N C Venkatesan: Control techniques for annealing semiconductors. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Peter V D Wilde, May 22, 1979: US04155779 (31 worldwide citation)

Polycrystalline and amorphous semiconductors can be annealed using a laser or electron beam to restore or obtain crystal order by epitaxial regrowth on a crystal substrate. When the annealing occurs by liquid phase epitaxy, the presence and lifetime of a molten state at the region being annealed can ...


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Jene A Golovchenko, Gregor M Schürmann, Gavin M King, Daniel Branton: Controlled fabrication of gaps in electrically conducting structures. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Theresa A Lober, September 1, 2009: US07582490 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a gap in an electrically conducting solid state structure provided with a gap. The structure is exposed to a fabrication process environment conditions of which are selected to alter an extent of the gap. During exposure of the structure to the process environment, a voltage ...