A new class of direct experiments has begun to address the structure, dynamics, and chemical responsiveness of isolated macromolecules at the solid-liquid interface. New fluorescence-based and atomic force microscopy-based methods provide the needed sensitivity, which formerly was unavailable. The initial findings have begun to pose a family of new questions that are practical as well as fundamental. Directions of research opportunity are surveyed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science|
|State||Published - 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)