Since its invention in 2009, FluidFM technology facilitates cutting-edge research results in biophysics, mechanobiology, life sciences and nanotechnology. Below we list the publications, where FluidFM was used by the scientific community, as well as reviews where FluidFM was prominently covered.




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Application Tags:
Nano-injection, Nano-extraction, Cell isolation, Spotting, Nanolithography, Adhesion of single cells, Adhesion of single bacteria, Adhesion of virions, Colloidal spectroscopy, SICM, Patch clamp, Nanobalance, 3D printing, Surface manipulation, Other, REVIEW. 

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AFM Series, BIO Series


A. Meister, M. Gabi, P. Behr, P. Studer, J. Vörös, P. Niedermann, J. Bitterli, J. Polesel-Maris, M. Liley, H. Heinzelmann & T. Zambelli. FluidFM: Combining atomic force microscopy and nanofluidics in a universal liquid delivery system for single cell applications and beyond. (2009) Nano Letters, 9(6), 2501-2507. doi:10.1021/nl901384x
AFM Series: Spotting, Nanolithography, Nano-injection



Y. Cui, X. Lyu, L. Ding, L. Ke, D. Yang, M. Pirouz, Y. Qi, J. Ong, G. Gao, P. Du & R.I. Gregory Global miRNA dosage control of embryonic germ layer specification. (2021) Nature.
BIO Series: Nano-injection

G. Apte, A. Lindenbauer, J. Schember, H. Rothe & T. Nguyen. Controlling Surface-Induced Platelet Activation by Agarose and Gelatin-Based Hydrogel Films. (2021) ACS Omega. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c00764
AFM Series: Adhesion of single cells

M. Koehler, S.J.L. Petitjean, J. Yang, P. Aravamudhan, X. Somoulay, C. Lo Giudice, M. A. Poncin, A.C. Dumitru, T.S. Dermody & D. Alsteens. Reovirus directuly enganges integrin to recruit clathrin for entry into host cells. (2021) Nature communications, 12, 2149. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22380-0
AFM Series: Adhesion of virions

M. Mathelié-Guinlet, F. Viela, J. Dehullu, S. Filimova, J.M. Rauceo, P.N. Lipke & Y.F. Dufrêne. Single-cell fluidic force microscopy reveals stress-dependent molecular interactions in yeast mating. (2021) Commun Biol. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01498-9
AFM Series: Adhesion of single cells


A.G. Nagy, A. Bonyár, I. Székács & R. Horvath. Analysis of single-cell force-spectroscopy data of Vero cells recorded by FluidFM BOT. (2020) IEEE 26th International Symposium for Design and Technology in Electronic Packaging (SIITME). doi: 10.1109/SIITME50350.2020.9292265
BIO Series: Adhesion of single cells

I. Demir, J. Blockx, E. Dague, P. Guiraud, W. Thielmans, K. Muylaert & C. Formosa-Dague. Nanoscale Evidence Unravels Microalgae Flocculation Mechanism Induced by Chitosan. (2020) ACS Applied Biomaterials. doi: 10.1021/acsabm.0c007722
AFM Series: Adhesion of single cells

I. Lüchtefeld, A. Bartolozzi, J. Mejía Morales, O. Dobre, M. Basso, T. Zambelli & M. Vassalli. Elasticity spectra as a tool to investigate actin cortex mechanics. (2020) Journal of Nanobiotechnology. doi: 10.1186/s12951-020-00706-2 
AFM Series: SICM, Adhesion of single cells

P. Saha, T. Duanis-Assaf & M. Reches. Fundamentals and Applications of FluidFM Technology in Single-Cell Studies. (2020) Advanced Materials Interfaces. doi: 10.1002/admi.20001115

T. Schlotter, S. Weaver, C. Forró, D. Momotenko, J. Voros, T. Zambelli & M. Aramesh. Force-Controlled formation of dynamic nanopores for single-biomolecule sensing and single-cell secretomics. (2020) ACS Nano. doi: 10.1021/acs.nano.0c04281
AFM Series: SICM, other

L. Hofherr, C. Müller-Renno, C. Ziegler. FluidFM as a tool to study adhesion forces of bacteria - Optimization of parameters and comparison to conventional bacterial probe Scanning Force Spectroscopy. (2020). PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227395
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

J. Zhang, H. Yu, B. Harris, Y. Zheng, U. Celik, L. Na, R. Faller, X. Chen, D. R. Haudenschild, G. Liu. New Means to Control Molecular Assembly (2020) ACS Publications.
BIO Series: Nanolithography

P. Wysotzki, A. Sancho, J. Gimsa, J. Groll.  A comparative analysis of detachment forces and energies in initial and mature cell-material interaction (2020) Science Direct.
AFM Series: Single Force Spectroscopy

T. Schlotter, S. Weaver, T. Zambelli, J. Voros & M. Aramesh. Force-controlled nanopores for single cell measurements using micro-channelled AFM Cantilevers. (2020). Biophysical Journal. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2019.11.1066
AFM Series: Other

M. Sztilkovics, T. Gerecsei, B. Peter, A. Saftics, S. Kurunczi, I. Szekacs, B. Szabo & R. Horvath. Single-cell adhesion force kinetics of cell populations from combined label-free optical biosensor and robotic fluidic force microscopy. (2020) Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-56898-7
BIO Series: Adhesion of single cells


A. Mark, N. Helfricht, A. Rauh, J. Xue, P. Knödler, T. Schumacher, M. Karg, B. Du, M. Lippitz & G. Papastavrou. Eletrokinetics in Micro-channeled Cantilevers: Extending the Toolbox for Reversible Colloidal Probes and AFM-based Nanofluidics. (2019). Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-56716-0
AFM Series: Colloidal spectroscopy

D. Nahm, F. Weigl, N. Schaefer, A. Sancho, A. Frank, J. Groll, C. Villmann, H.W. Schmidt, P. Dalton, R. Luxenhofer. A versatile biomaterial ink platform for the melt electrowriting of chemically-crosslinked hydrogels. (2019) Materials Horizon. Doi:10.1039/C9MH01654F
AFM Series: Colloidal spectroscopy

A. Garitano-Trojaola, A. Sancho, R. Goetz, S. Walz, H. Jetani, E. Teufel, N. Rodhes, M. DaVia, L. Haertle, S. Nerreter, C. Vogt, J. Duell, R. Tibes, S. Kraus, A. Rosenwald, L. Rasche, M. Hudecek, M. Sauer, H. Einsele, J. Groll & M. Kortüm. RAC1 Inhibitor EHT1864 and Venetoclax overcome Midostaurin resistance in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. (2019). Blood. doi: 10.1182/blood-2019-129762
AFM Series: Adhesion of single cells

A. Mark, N. Helfricht, A. Rauh, M. Karg & G. Papastavrou. The Next Generation of Colloidal Probes: A Universal Approach for Soft and Ultra‐Small Particles. (2019) Small. Doi:10.1002/smll.201902976
AFM Series: Colloidal spectroscopy

M. Mathelié-Guinlet, F. Viela, A. Vijloen, J. Dehullu & Y.F. Dufrêne. Single-molecule atomic force microscopy studies of microbial pathogens. (2019) Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering. doi: 10.1016/j.cobme.2019.08.001
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

T. Gerecsei, I. Erdödi, B. Peter, C. Hös, S. Kurunczi, I. Derényi, B. Szabo & R. Horvath. Adhesion force measurements on funtionalized microbeads: an in-depth comparison of computer controlled micropipette and fluidic force microscopy. (2019) Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. doi: 10.106/j.jcis.2019.07.102
BIO Series: Colloidal spectroscopy

Á.G. Nagy, J. Kámán, R. Horváth & A. Bonyár. Spring constant and sensitivity calibration of FluidFM micropipette cantilevers for force spectroscopy measurements. (2019) Scientific Reports, 9: 10287. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-46691-x
BIO Series: Other

M. Aramesh, C. Forró, L. Dorwling-Carter, I. Lüchtefeld, T. Schlotter, S.J. Ihle, I. Shorubalko, V. Hosseini, D. Momotenko, T. Zambelli, E. Klotzsch & J. Vörös. Localized detection of ions and biomolecules with a force-controlled scanning nanopore microscope. (2019) Nature Nanotechnology. doi: 10.1038/s41565-019-0493-z
AFM Series: Other

A. Meller. A new tool for cell signalling research. (2019) Nature Nanotechnology. doi: 10.1038/s41565-019-0505-z
AFM Series: Other

J. Dehullu, J.A. Vorholt, P.N. Lipke & Y.F. Dufrêne. Fluidic Force Microscopy Captures Amyloid Bonds between Microbial Cells. (2019). Trends in Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2019.06.001
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

K. Doll, I. Yang, E. Fadeeva, N. Kommerein, S. P. Szafranski, G. B. der Wieden, A. Greuling, A. Winkel, B. N. Chichkov, N. S. Stumpp & M. Stiesch. Liquid-infused structured titanium surfaces: Antiadhesive mechanism to repel Streptococcus oralis biofilms. (2019) ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b06817
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

J. Dehullu, C. Valotteau, P. Herman-Bausier, M. Garcia-Sherman, M. Mittelviefhaus, J.A. Vorholt, P.N. Lipke & Y.F. Dufrêne. Fluidic Force Microscopy Demonstrates that Homophilic Adhesion by Candida albicans Als Proteins is Mediated by Amyloid Bonds between Cells. (2019) Nano Letters. doi:10.1024/acs.nanolett.9b01010
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

M. Mittelviefhaus. Bacterial Adaptations to Life on Surfaces: Single-Cell Adhesion and Type VI Secretion System Mediated Antagonism in Plant-Associated Bacteria. (Thesis) (2019) ETH Zurich. doi:10.3929/ethz-b-000335255
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

M. Mittelviehfhaus, D.B. Müller, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt. A modular atomic force microscopy approach reveals a large range of hydrophobic adhesion forces among bacterial members of the leaf microbiota. (2019) The ISME Journal. doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0404-1
AFM Series: Adhesion of single bacteria

M. Ryma, J. Blöhbaum, R. Singh, A. Sancho, J. Matuszak, I. Cicha & J. Groll. Easy-to-Prepare Coating of Standard Cell Culture Dishes for Cell-Sheet Engineering Using Aqueous Solutions of Poly(2-n-propyl-oxazoline). (2019) ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 5(3), 1509-1517. doi:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b01588
AFM Series: Adhesion of single cells

A. Saftics, B. Türk, A. Sulyok, N. Nagy, I. Szekacs, R. Horvath & S. Kurunczi. Biomimetic dextran-based hydrogel layers for cell micropatterning over large areas using the FluidFM BOT technology. (2019) Langmuir, acs.langmuir.8b03249. doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03249
BIO Series: Nanolithography


P. Roder. Combination of fluorescence microscopy and atomic force microscopy for the investigation of physiological processes in living cells. (Thesis) (2018) Universität Potsdam. Retrieved from:
AFM Series: Spotting, Nano-injection

Y. Wei & Q. Xu. A Survey of Force-Assisted Robotic Cell Microinjection Technologies.  (2018) IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 1-15. doi:10.1109/TASE.2018.2878867

L. Dorwling-Carter, M. Aramesh, C. Forró, R.F. Tiefenauer, I. Shorubalko, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli. Simultaneous scanning ion conductance and atomic force microscopy with a nanopore: Effect of the aperture edge on the ion current images. (2018) Journal of Applied Physics, 124(17), 174902. doi:10.1063/1.5053879
AFM Series: SICM

J. Zhang, V. A. Piunova, Y. Liu, A. Tek, Q. Yang, J. Frommer , G.-Y. Liu, & J. Sly. Controlled Molecular Assembly via Dynamic Confinement of Solvent.  (2018) The Journal Of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9, 6232 - 6237. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02442
BIO Series: Nanolithography, Spotting

S. Mishra, Y. Lee & J. W. Park. Direct quantification of trace amounts of a chronic myeloid leukemia biomarker using locked nucleic acid capture probes.  (2018) Analytical Chemistry. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b03350
AFM Series: Spotting

L. Dorwling-Carter, M. Aramesh, H. Han, T. Zambelli & D. Momotenko. Combined Ion Conductance and Atomic Force Microscope for Fast Simultaneous Topographical and Surface Charge Imaging.  (2018) Analytical Chemistry, Just Accepted Manuscript. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b02569
AFM Series: SICM

H. M. Grandin, O. Guillaume-Gentil, T. Zambelli, M. Mayer, J. Houghtaling, C. G. Palivan, M. Textor, & F. Höök. Bioinspired, nanoscale approaches in contemporary bioanalytics (Review). (2018) Biointerphases 13, 040801. doi: 10.1116/1.5037582

M. Y. Amarouch, J. E. Hilaly & D. Mazouzi. AFM and FluidFM Technologies: Recent Applications in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Scanning, Volume 2018, Article ID 7801274, 10 pages. doi: 10.1155/2018/7801274

W. N. Deng, S. Wang, J. Ventrici de Souza, T. L. Kuhl & G.-Y. Liu. New Algorithm to Enable Construction and Display of 3D Structures from Scanning Probe Microscopy Images Acquired Layer-by-Layer. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 122(26), 5756-5763. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b03417
BIO Series: Nanolithography

P. Frederix, P. Werten & D. Yablon. FluidFM: Precise fluidic positioning and delivery platform with applications in cell biology and soft matter. (2018) Microscopy and Analysis, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

P. Roder & C. Hille. Local tissue manipulation via a force- and pressure-controlled AFM micropipette for analysis of cellular processes.  (2018) Scientific Reports 8:5892. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24255-9
AFM Series: Spotting

D. Huber, A. Oskooei, X. Casadevall I Solvas, A. deMello & G. V. Kaigala. Hydrodynamics in Cell Studies. (2018) Chemical reviews, 118, 2042-2079. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00317

O. Guillaume-Gentil, M. Mittelviefhaus, L. Dorwling-Carter, T. Zambelli & J. A. Vorholt. FluidFM Applications in Single-Cell Biology. In: E. Delamarche, G. V. Kaigala. Open-Space Microfluidics: Concepts, Implementations, Applications (Chapter 15), 2018, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. 

T. Zambelli, M. J. Aebersold, P. Behr, H. Han, L. Hirt, V. Martinez, O. Guillaume-Gentil & J. Vörös. FluidFM: Development of the Instrument as well as Its Applications for 2D and 3D Lithography. In: E. Delamarche, G. V. Kaigala. Open-Space Microfluidics: Concepts, Implementations, Applications (Chapter 14), 2018, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.Factsheet
AFM Series:   REVIEW 


J.V. de Souza, Y. Liu, S. Wang, P. Dörig, T. L. Kuhl, J. Frommer & G.-Y. Liu. Three-Dimensional Nanoprinting via Direct Delivery. The Journal Of Physical Chemistry B. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b0697 
BIO Series:  Nanolithography

N. Cohen, S. Sarkar, E. Hondroulis, P. Sabhachandani & T. Konry. Quantification of intercellular adhesion forces measured by fluid force microscopy. (Nov 2017) Talanta, 174(1), 409-413. doi: 10.1016/j.talanta.2017.06.038  
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single cells 

M. J. Aebersold, H. Dermutz, L. Demkó, J. F. Saenz Cogollo, S.-C. Lin, C. Burchert, M. Schneider, D. Ling, C. Forró, H. Han, T. Zambelli &J.  Vörös. Local Chemical Stimulation of Neurons with the Fluidic Force Microscope (FluidFM). (Nov 2017) ChemPhysChem, 1439-7641. doi: 10.1002/cphc.201700780  
AFM Series:  Spotting

N. Helfricht, A. Mark, M. Behr, A. Bernet, H.W. Schmidt & G. Papastavrou. Writing with Fluid: Structuring Hydrogels with Micrometer Precision by AFM in Combination with Nanofluidics.  (Aug 2017) Small, 13(31). doi:10.1002/smll.201700962  
AFM Series:  Nanolithography

N. Helfricht, A. Mark, L. Dorwling-Carter, T. Zambelli and G. Papastavrou.  Extending the Limits of Direct Force Measurements: Colloidal Probes from Sub – Micron Particles.  Nanoscale. doi: 10.1039/C7NR02226C.
AFM Series:  Colloidal spectroscopy

S. G. Higgins, M. M. Stevens. Extracting the contents of living cells – Alumnia “nanostraws” enable longitudinal intracellular monitoring of live cells. (April 2017) Science, 356(6336). doi: 10.1126/science.aan2734 
AFM Series:  REVIEW, Nano-extraction

A. Sancho, I. Vandersmissen, S. Craps, A. Luttun, & J. Groll. A new strategy to measure intercellular adhesion forces in mature cell-cell contacts.  (April 2017) Scientific Reports, 7(46152), doi: 10.1038/srep46152 
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single cells

L. Jaatinen. The Effect of an Applied Electric Current on Cell Proliferation, Viability, Morphology, Adhesion, and Stem Cell Differentiation. (Thesis) (2017) Tampere: Tampere University of Technology. Retrieved from
AFM Series: Adhesion of single cells

O. Guillaume-Gentil, T. Rey, P. Kiefer, A.J. Ibáñez, R. Steinhoff, R. Brönnimann, L. Dorwling-Carter, T. Zambelli, R. Zenobi & J.A. Vorholt. Single-Cell Mass Spectrometry of Metabolites Extracted from Live Cells by Fluidic Force Microscopy. (May 2017) Anal Chem., 89(9), 5017-5023. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.7b00367 
AFM Series:  Nano-extraction

K. S. Sprecher, I. Hug, J. Nesper,E. Potthoff, M. A. Mahi, M. Sangermani, V. Kaever, T. Schwede, J. Vorholt, U. Jenal. Cohesive Properties of the Caulobacter crescentus Holdfast Adhesin Are Regulated by a Novel c-di-GMP Effector Protein. (2017)  mBio (American Society for Miobiology) 8(2). doi: 10.1128/mBio.00294-1 
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single bacteria 

S. Sankaran, L. Jaatinen, J. Brinkmann, T. Zambelli, J. Vörös & P. Jonkheijm. Cell Adhesion on Dynamic Supramolecular Surfaces Probed by Fluid Force Microscopy-Based Single-Cell Force Spectroscopy.   (Apr 2017) ACS Nano., 11(4), 3867-3874. doi:10.1021/acsnano.7b00161 
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single cells

L. Hirt, A. Reiser, R. Spolenak & T. Zambelli.  Additive Manufacturing of Metal Structures at the Micrometer Scale.  Advanced Materials, 29(17). doi: 10.1002/adma.201604211
AFM Series:   REVIEW, 3D printing


D. Ossola, P. Dörig, J. Vörös, T. Zambelli & M. Vassalli. Serial weighting of micro-objects with resonant microchanneled cantilevers. (Oct 2016) Nanotechnology, 27(41), 415502. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/41/415502  
AFM Series:  Nanobalance

H. Koo, I. Park, Y. Lee, H.J. Kim, J.H. Jung, J.H. Lee, Y. Kim, J.-H. Kim & J.W. Park. Visualization and Quantification of MicroRNA in a Single Cell Using Atomic Force Microscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society, jacs.6b05048. doi:10.1021/jacs.6b05048
AFM Series: Spotting

O. Guillaume-Gentil, R.V. Grindberg, R. Kooger, L. Dorwling-Carter, V. Martinez, D. Ossola, M. Pilhofer, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt. Tunable Single-Cell Extraction for Molecular Analyses. (Jul 2016) Cell, 166(2), 506-516. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.06.025.  
AFM Series:  Nano-extraction 

N. Helfricht, E. Doblhofer, J. F.L. Duval, T. Scheibel & G. Papastavrou. Colloidal Properties of Recombinant Spider Silk Protein Particles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(32), doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b03957 
AFM Series:  Colloidal spectroscopy

Y. Lee, Y. Kim, D. Lee, D. Roy & J.W. Park. Quantification of Fewer Than Ten Copies of a DNA Biomarker without Amplification or Labeling. Journal of the American Chemical Society, jacs.6b02791. doi:10.1021/jacs.6b02791
AFM Series: Spotting

J.S. McGrath, J. Quist, J.R.T. Seddon, S.C.S. Lai, S.G. Lemay & H.L. Bridle. Deformability Assessment of Waterborne Protozoa Using a Microfluidic-Enabled Force Microscopy Probe. PLOS ONE, 11(3), e0150438. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150438 
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single cells, Adhesion of single bacteria

L. Jaatinen, E. Young, J. Hyttinen, J. Vörös, T. Zambelli & L. Demkó. Quantifying the effect of electric current on cell adhesion studied by single-cell force spectroscopy. Biointerphases, 11(1), 011004. doi:10.1116/1.4940214 
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single cells 

L. Hirt, S. Ihle, Z. Pan, L. Dorwling-Carter, A. Reiser, J.M. Wheeler, R. Spolenak, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli. Template-Free 3D Microprinting of Metals Using a Force-Controlled Nanopipette for Layer-by-Layer Electrodeposition. Advanced materials. doi:10.1002/adma.201504967 
AFM Series:  3D printing



P. Roder & C. Hille.  A Multifunctional Frontloading Approach for Repeated Recycling of a Pressure-Controlled AFM Micropipette.  PLOS ONE, 10(12), e0144157. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0144157
AFM Series:  Spotting

D. Ossola, L. Dorwling-Carter, H. Dermutz, P. Behr, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli. Simultaneous Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy with Microchanneled Cantilevers. Physical Review Letters, 115(23), 238103. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.238103
AFM Series:  SICM

L. Hirt, R.R. Grüter, T. Berthelot, R. Cornut, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli.  Local surface modification via confined electrochemical deposition with FluidFM.  RSC Adv., 5(103), 84517 — 84522. doi:10.1039/C5RA07239E
AFM Series:  Nanolithography

J. Geerlings, E. Sarajlic, E.J.W. Berenschot, R.G.P. Sanders, M.H. Siekman, L. Abelmann & N.R. Tas.  Electric field controlled nanoscale contactless deposition using a nanofluidic scanning probe.  Applied Physics Letters, 107(12), 123109. doi:10.1063/1.4931354
AFM Series:  Spotting, Nanolithography 

R.R. Grüter, B. Dielacher, L. Hirt, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli. Patterning gold nanoparticles in liquid environment with high ionic strength for local fabrication of up to 100 µm long metallic interconnections. Nanotechnology, 26(17), 175301. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/26/17/175301
AFM Series:  Nanolithography

D. Ossola, M.-Y. Amarouch, P. Behr, J. Vörös, H. Abriel & T. Zambelli. Force-controlled patch clamp of beating cardiac cells. Nano letters, 15(3), 1743 — 50. doi:10.1021/nl504438z
AFM Series:   Patch clamp

E. Potthoff, D. Ossola, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt. Bacterial adhesion force quantification by fluidic force microscopy. Nanoscale, 7(9), 4070 — 4079. doi:10.1039/c4nr06495j
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single bacteria

B.R. Simona, L. Hirt, L. Demkó, T. Zambelli, J. Vörös, M. Ehrbar & V. Milleret. Density gradients at hydrogel interfacesfor enhanced cell penetration. Biomater. Sci. doi:10.1039/C4BM00416G
AFM Series:  Colloidal spectroscopy

P. Behr. FluidFM: Combining AFM with Micro-fluidics for Applications in Lifesciences and Multiparameter Surface Characterization. (Thesis) (2015) ETH Zurich. Retrieved from:
AFM Series: Nano-injection, Spotting, Colloidal spectroscopy, Nanolithography



H. Dermutz, R.R. Grüter, A.M. Truong, L. Demkó, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli. Local polymer replacement for neuron patterning and in situ neurite guidance. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 30(23), 7037 — 46. doi:10.1021/la5012692
AFM Series:  Spotting, Nanolithography

O. Guillaume-Gentil, E. Potthoff, D. Ossola, C.M. Franz, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt. Force-controlled manipulation of single cells: From AFM to FluidFM. Trends in Biotechnology. Elsevier Ltd. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2014.04.008
AFM Series:  REVIEW 

J. Geerlings, E. Sarajlic, J.W. Berenschot, R.G.P. Sanders, L. Abelmann & N.R. Tas. Electrospray deposition from AFM probes with nanoscale apertures. In MEMS 2014 (pp. 100 — 103). San Francisco: IEEE. Retrived from 
AFM Series:  Spotting, Nanolithography

E. Potthoff, D. Franco, V.D'Alessandro, C. Starck, V. Falk, T. Zambelli, J.A. Vorholt, D. Poulikakos & A. Ferrari.  Toward a rational design of surface textures promoting endothelialization.  Nano Letters, 14(2), 1069 — 1079. doi:10.1021/nl4047398
AFM Series:  Adhesion of single cells 

O. Guillaume-Gentil, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt. Isolation of single mammalian cells from adherent cultures by fluidic force microscopy. Lab on a chip, 14(2), 402 — 14. doi:10.1039/c3lc51174j
AFM Series:  Cell isolation


P. Schön, J. Geerlings, N. Tas & E. Sarajlic.  AFM Cantilever with in Situ Renewable Mercury Microelectrode.  Analytical chemistry, 85(19), 8937 — 42. doi:10.1021/ac400521p
AFM Series:   Other

P. Stiefel, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt.  Isolation of optically targeted single bacteria by application of fluidic force microscopy to aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs from the phyllosphere.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(16), 4895 — 4905. doi:10.1128/AEM.01087-13
AFM Series:   Cell isolation

P. Dörig, D. Ossola, A.M. Truong, M. Graf, F. Stauffer, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli.  Exchangeable colloidal AFM probes for the quantification of irreversible and long-term interactions.  Biophysical Journal, 105(2), 463 — 472. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2013.06.002
AFM Series:   Colloidal spectroscopy 

P. Dörig. Manipulating cells and colloids with FluidFM. (Thesis) (2013) ETH Zurich. Retrieved from
AFM Series: Nano-injection, Adhesion of single cells, Colloidal spectroscopy, Spotting

R.R. Grüter, J. Vörös & T. Zambelli.  FluidFM as a lithography tool in liquid: spatially controlled deposition of fluorescent nanoparticles.   Nanoscale, 5(3), 1097 — 104. doi:10.1039/c2nr332140k
AFM Series:   Nanolithography

O. Guillaume-Gentil, E. Potthoff, D. Ossola, P. Dörig, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt.  Force-controlled fluidic injection into single cell nuclei.  Small, 9(11), 1904 — 1907. doi:10.1002/smll.201202276
AFM Series:   Nano-injection 


E. Potthoff, O. Guillaume-Gentil, D. Ossola, J. Polesel-Maris, S. LeibundGut-Landmann, T. Zambelli & J.A. Vorholt.  Rapid and Serial Quantification of Adhesion Forces of Yeast and Mammalian Cells.  PLOS ONE, 7(12), e52712. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052712
AFM Series:   Adhesion of single cells

P. Stiefel, F.I. Schmidt, P. Dörig, P. Behr, T. Zambelli, J.A. Vorholt & J. Mercer. Cooperative vaccinia infection demonstrated at the single-cell level using FluidFM. Nano Letters, 12(8), 4219 — 4227. doi:10.1021/nl3018109
AFM Series:   Spotting



P. Dörig, P. Stiefel, P. Behr, E. Sarajlic, D. Bijl, M. Gabi, J. Vörös, J.A. Vorholt & T. Zambelli. Force-controlled spatial manipulation of viable mammalian cells and micro-organisms by means of FluidFM technology. Applied Physics Letters, 97(2), 023701 1 — 3. doi:10.1063/1.3462979
AFM Series:   Cell isolation



A. Meister, M. Gabi, P. Behr, P. Studer, J. Vörös, P. Niedermann, J. Bitterli, J. Polesel - Maris, M. Liley, H. Heinzelmann & T. Zambelli. FluidFM: Combining atomic force microscopy and nanofluidics in an universal liquid delivery system for single cell applications and beyond. (2009) Nano Letters, 9 (6), 2501–2507. doi:10.1021/nl901384x
AFM Series:   Spotting, Nanolithography, Nano-injection

A. Meister, J. Polesel - Maris, P. Niedermann, J. Przybylska, P. Studer, M. Gabi, P. Behr, T. Zambelli, M. Liley, J. Vörös & H. Heinzelmann.  Nanoscale dispensing in liquid environment of streptavidin on a biotin-functionalized surface using hollow atomic force microscopy probes.  (2009) Microelectronic Engineering, 86(4-6), 1481 – 1484. doi:10.1016/j.mee.2008.10.025
AFM Series: Spotting