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Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA



Sequential protein unfolding through a carbon nanotube pore
Xu, Zhonghe and Zhang, Shuang and Weber, Jeffrey K and Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Ruhong and Li, Jingyuan
Nanoscale, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016

Opening Lids: Modulation of Lipase Immobilization by Graphene Oxides
MATHESH, Motilal and Luan, Binquan and Akanbi, Taiwo and Weber, Jeffrey K and Liu, Jingquan and Barrow, Colin J and Zhou, Ruhong and Yang, Wenrong
ACS Catalysis, ACS Publications, 2016

Wettability and friction of water on a MoS2 nanosheet
Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Ruhong
Applied Physics Letters 108(13), 131601, AIP Publishing, 2016

Potential disruption of protein-protein interactions by graphene oxide
Feng, Mei and Kang, Hongsuk and Yang, Zaixing and Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Ruhong
The Journal of Chemical Physics 144(22), 225102, AIP Publishing, 2016

Mechanism of Divalent-Ion-Induced Charge Inversion of Bacterial Membranes
Luan, Binquan and Chen, Kai Loon and Zhou, Ruhong
The journal of physical chemistry letters 7(13), 2434--2438, ACS Publications, 2016

Potential Interference of Protein--Protein Interactions by Graphyne
Luan, Binquan and Huynh, Tien and Zhou, Ruhong
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 120(9), 2124--2131, ACS Publications, 2016

Radial dependence of DNA translocation velocity in a solid-state nanopore
Luan, Binquan
Microchimica Acta 183(3), 995--1002, Springer, 2016

Bio-nano interactions detected by nanochannel electrophoresis
Luan, Binquan
Electrophoresis 37(15-16), 2190--2195, Wiley Online Library, 2016

DNA translocation through single-layer boron nitride nanopores
Gu, Zonglin and Zhang, Yuanzhao and Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Ruhong
Soft matter 12(3), 817--823, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016

Complete wetting of graphene by biological lipids
Binquan Luan, Tien Huynh, Ruhong Zhou
Nanoscale 8(10), 5750--5754, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016


Nanopore-Based Sensors for Ligand--Receptor Lead Optimization
Luan, Binquan and Huynh, Tien and Zhou, Ruhong
The journal of physical chemistry letters 6(3), 331--337, ACS Publications, 2015

Revealing the importance of surface morphology of nanomaterials to biological responses: Adsorption of the villin headpiece onto graphene and phosphorene
Zhang, Wei and Huynh, Tien and Xiu, Peng and Zhou, Bo and Ye, Chao and Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Ruhong
Carbon94, 895--902, Elsevier, 2015

Nanomechanics of Protein Unfolding Outside a Generic Nanopore
Luan, Binquan and Huynh, Tien and Li, Jingyuan and Zhou, Ruhong
ACS nano 10(1), 317--323, ACS Publications, 2015

Numerically testing phenomenological models for conductance of a solid-state nanopore
Luan, Binquan
Nanotechnology 26(5), 055502, IOP Publishing, 2015

Simplified TiO2 force fields for studies of its interaction with biomolecules
Binquan Luan, Tien Huynh, Ruhong Zhou
The Journal of chemical physics 142(23), 234102, AIP Publishing, 2015


Controlling the motion of DNA in a nanochannel with transversal alternating electric voltages
Binquan Luan, Chao Wang, Ajay Royyuru, Gustavo Stolovitzky
Nanotechnology 25(26), 265101, IOP Publishing, 2014

Close encounters with DNA
C Maffeo, J Yoo, J Comer, DB Wells, B Luan, A Aksimentiev
J. Phys: Condens. Matter. 26(41), 413101, IOP Publishing, 2014

Potential toxicity of graphene to cell functions via disrupting protein--protein interactions
Luan, Binquan and Huynh, Tien and Zhao, Lin and Zhou, Ruhong
ACS nano 9(1), 663--669, ACS Publications, 2014

Modeling of DnA Sequencing with Solid-State nanopores
Luan, Binquan and Fast, Too
Molecular Modeling at the Atomic Scale: Methods and Applications in Quantitative Biology, 311, CRC Press, 2014

Controlled transport of DNA through a Y-shaped carbon nanotube in a solid membrane
Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Bo and Huynh, Tien and Zhou, Ruhong
Nanoscale 6(19), 11479--11483, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014

Single molecule investigation of Ag+ interactions with single cytosine-, methylcytosine-and hydroxymethylcytosine-cytosine mismatches in a nanopore
Yong Wang, Bin-Quan Luan, Zhiyu Yang, Xinyue Zhang, Brandon Ritzo, Kent Gates, Li-Qun Gu
Scientific reports4, Nature Publishing Group, 2014

Fabrication of sub-20 nm nanopore arrays in membranes with embedded metal electrodes at wafer scales
Bai, Jingwei and Wang, Deqiang and Nam, Sung-wook and Peng, Hongbo and Bruce, Robert and Gignac, Lynn and Brink, Markus and Kratschmer, Ernst and Rossnagel, Stephen and Waggoner, Phil and others
Nanoscale 6(15), 8900--8906, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014

Regulating the transport of DNA through biofriendly nanochannels in a thin solid membrane
Deqiang Wang, Stefan Harrer, Binquan Luan, Gustavo Stolovitzky, Hongbo Peng, Ali Afzali-Ardakani
Scientific reports4, Nature Publishing Group, 2014


Fabricatable nanopore sensors with an atomic thickness
Luan, Binquan and Bai, Jingwei and Stolovitzky, Gustavo
Applied Physics Letters 103(18), 183501, AIP Publishing, 2013

An electro-hydrodynamics-based model for the ionic conductivity of solid-state nanopores during DNA translocation
Luan, Binquan and Stolovitzky, Gustavo
Nanotechnology 24(19), 195702, IOP Publishing, 2013


Dynamics of DNA translocation in a solid-state nanopore immersed in aqueous glycerol
Luan, Binquan and Wang, Deqiang and Zhou, Ruhong and Harrer, Stefan and Peng, Hongbo and Stolovitzky, Gustavo
Nanotechnology 23(45), 455102, IOP Publishing, 2012

Resistance drift in phase change memory
Li, Jing and Luan, Binquan and Lam, Chung
Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), 2012 IEEE International, pp. 6C--1

Nanopore-based sensors for detecting toxicity of a carbon nanotube to proteins
Luan, Binquan and Zhou, Ruhong
The journal of physical chemistry letters 3(17), 2337--2341, ACS Publications, 2012

End-to-end attraction of duplex DNA
Christopher Maffeo, Binquan Luan, Aleksei Aksimentiev
Nucleic acids research 40(9), 3812--3821, Oxford Univ Press, 2012

Slowing and controlling the translocation of DNA in a solid-state nanopore
B. Luan, G Stolovitzky, G Martyna
Nanoscale 4(4), 1068-1077, The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012


Explore physical origins of resistance drift in phase change memory and its implication for drift-insensitive materials
J Li ; B Luan ; Hsu, T.H. ; Zhu, Y. ; Martyna, G. ; Newns, D. ; Cheng, H.Y. ; Raoux, S. ; Lung, H. L. ; Lam, C.
Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), 2011 IEEE International , pp. 12.5.1 - 12.5.4

Nanopore-Based DNA Sequencing and DNA Motion Control
H Peng, B Luan, G Stolovitzky
Nanopores: Sensing and Fundamental Biological Interactions; Iqbal, Samir M. and Bashir, Rashid (Eds.) , pp. 255, Springer Verlag, 2011

Characterizing and Controlling the Motion of ssDNA in a Solid-State Nanopore
B. Luan, G. Stolovitzky, H. Peng, S. Harrer, P. Waggoner, S. Polonsky, S. Rossnagel, and G. Martyna
Biophysical Journal 100(3), 168, Elsevier, 2011

Electrochemical Protection of Thin Film Electrodes in Solid State Nanopores
S. Harrer, P. S. Waggoner, B. Luan, A. Afzali-Ardakani, D. L. Goldfarb, H. Peng, G. Martyna, S. M. Rossnagel, G. A. Stolovitzky
Nanotechnology 22(27), 275304, IOP Publishing, 2011


The effect of calcium on the conformation of cobalamin transporter BtuB
B Luan, R Carr, M Caffrey, A Aksimentiev
Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 78(5), 1153--1162, Wiley Online Library, 2010

Electrochemical Characterization of Thin Film Electrodes Toward Developing a DNA Transistor
S. Harrer, S. Ahmed, A. Afzali-Ardakani, B. Luan, P. S. Waggoner, X. Shao, H. Peng, D. L. Goldfarb, G. J Martyna, S. M. Rossnagel, L. Deligianni, G. A. Stolovitzky
Langmuir 26(24), 153103--153103, ACS Publications, 2010

Tribological Effects on DNA Translocation in a Nanochannel Coated with a Self-Assembled Monolayer
Binquan Luan, Ali Afzali, Stefan Harrer, Hongbo Peng, Philip Waggoner, Stas Polonsky, Gustavo Stolovitzky, Glenn Martyna
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114(51), 17172 17176, ACS Publications, 2010

Base-By-Base Ratcheting of Single Stranded DNA through a Solid-State Nanopore
B Luan, H Peng, S Polonsky, S Rossnagel, G Stolovitzky, G Martyna
Physical Review Letters 104(23), 238103, APS, 2010
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Electric and electrophoretic inversion of the DNA charge in multivalent electrolytes
Binquan Luan, Aleksei Aksimentiev
Soft Matter 6(2), 243--246, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2010

Control and Reversal of the Electrophoretic Force on DNA in a Charged Nanopore
B Luan, A Aksimentiev
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter22, 454123, IOP Publishing, 2010


Hybrid atomistic/continuum study of contact and friction between rough solids
Binquan Luan, Mark O Robbins
Tribology Letters 36(1), 1--16, Springer, 2009


DNA Attraction in Monovalent and Divalent Electrolytes
B Luan, A Aksimentiev
Journal of American Chemical Society, 2008

Strain Softening in Stretched DNA
B Luan, A Aksimentiev
Physics Review Letters, 2008

In meso crystal structure and docking simulations suggest an alternative proteoglycan binding site in the OpcA outer membrane adhesin
V Cherezov, W Liu, J Derrick, B Luan, A Aksimentiev, V Katritch, M Caffrey
Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 2008


Structure Refinement of the OpcA Adhesin Using Molecular Dynamics
B Luan, M Caffrey, A Aksimentiev
Biophysics Journal, 2007


Multiscale modeling of two dimensional contacts
B Luan, S Hyun, J Molinari, N Bernstein, M Robbins
Physics Review E, 2006


Multiscale modeling of two dimensional rough surface contacts
B Luan, S Hyun, MO Robbins, N Bernstein
Fundamentals of Nanoindentation and Nanotribology, 2005


Effect of inertia and elasticity on stick-slip motion
B Luan, MO Robbins
Physics Review Letters, 2004



Evidence of Phase Separation in the Hubbard Model
B Luan, C Gong
Chinese Physics Letters, 2000