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Joseph Robertson

Dr. Robertson is a Physical Scientist in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at NIST. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Kansas and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining NIST, he was a post doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz. Joseph joined NIST through a National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Research fellowship. His current research interests included molecular and ion transport in model membrane systems, single molecule biosensors, electrochemical charge storage, and the structure-function relationship in protein and synthetic macromolecules.


Nonvolatile memory based on redox-active Ruthenium molecular monolayers

Kai Jiang, Sujitra J. Pookpanratana, Tong Ren, Sean Natoli, Brent A. Sperling, Joseph W. Robertson, Curt A. Richter, Sheng Yu, Qiliang Li
A monolayer of diruthenium molecules was self-assembled onto the silicon oxide surface in a semiconductor capacitor structure with a ‘click’ reaction for

Determining the physical properties of molecules with nanometer-scale pores

Haiyan Wang, Jessica Ettedgui, Jacob Fortater, Joseph W. Robertson, Joseph Reiner, Huisheng Zhang, Siping Chen, John J. Kasianowicz
Nanometer-scale pores have recently been developed for the detection, characterization, and quantitation of a wide range of analytes (e.g., ions, polymers
Created October 9, 2019, Updated July 13, 2020