D R Burnham, H B Kose, R B Hoyle and H Yardimci

The mechanism of DNA unwinding by the eukaryotic replicative helicase

Nature Communications, 10, 2159 (2019)


D R Burnham, B Nijholt, I De Vlaminck, J Quan, T Yusufzai and C Dekker

Annealing helicase HARP closes RPA stabilised DNA bubbles non-processively

Nucleic Acids Research, 10.1093/nar/gkx147 (2017)


J M Eeftens, J van der Torre, D R Burnham and C Dekker

Copper-free click chemistry for attachment of biomolecules in magnetic tweezers

BMC Biophysics, 8, 9 (2015)


R M Power, D R Burnham, J P Reid

Towards optical tweezers based force microscopy for airborne microparticles

Appl. Opt. 53, 8522-8534 (2014)



D R Burnham, I De Vlaminck, T Henighan and C Dekker

Skewed Brownian fluctuations in single-molecule magnetic tweezers

PLoS One, 9, e108271 (2014)


 T Schneider, G Yen, A Thompson, D R Burnham and D T Chiu

Self-digitization of samples into a high-density microfluidic bottom-well array

Anal. Chem., 85, 10417-10423 (2013)


R D Dear, D R Burnham, M D Summers, D McGloin and Grant A D Ritchie

Single aerosol trapping with an annular beam: Improved particle localisation

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 15826-15831 (2012)


I De Vlaminck, T Henighan, M T J van Loenhout, D R Burnham and C Dekker

Magnetic forces and DNA mechanics in multiplexed magnetic tweezers

PLoS ONE 7(8): e41432 (2012)


R E H Miles, J S Walker, D R Burnham, and J P Reid

Retrieval of the complex refractive index of aerosol droplets from optical tweezers measurements

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 3037 (2012)


D R Burnham and D McGloin

Modelling of optical traps for aerosols

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2856 (2011)


D R Burnham and D. T. Chiu

Effects of aliasing on the fidelity of a two-dimensional array of foci generated with a kinoform

Opt. Express, 19, 17121 (2011)


T Schneider, D R Burnham, J Van Orden and D T Chiu

Systematic investigation of droplet generation at T-junctions

Lab Chip, 11, 2055 (2011)


C Wu, S Hansen, Q Hou, J Yu, M Zeigler, Y Jin, D R Burnham, J D McNeill, J Olson, and D T Chiu

Design of highly emissive polymer-blend bioconjugates for in vivo tumor targeting

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 3430 (2011)


D R Burnham, P Reece and D McGloin

Parameter exploration of optically trapped aerosols

Phys. Rev. E 82, 051123 (2010)


C Wu, Y Jin, T Schneider, D R Burnham, P B Smith and D T Chiu

Ultrabright and bioorthogonal labeling of cellular targets using semiconducting polymer dots and click chemistry

Angew. Chem. Int. Edit. 49, 9436 (2010)


C Wu, T Schneider, M Zeigler, J Yu, P G Schiro, D R Burnham, J D McNeill, and D T Chiu

Bioconjugation of ultrabright semiconducting polymer dots for specific cellular targeting

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 15410 (2010)


K J Knox, D R Burnham, L I McCann, S L Murphy, D McGloin and J P Reid

Observation of bistability of trapping position in aerosol optical tweezers

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 582 (2010)


D R Burnham and D McGloin

Radius measurements of optically trapped aerosols through Brownian motion

New J. Phys. 11, 063022 (2009)


M Cordero, H O Rolfsnes, D R Burnham, P A Campbell, D McGloin and C Baroud

Mixing via thermocapillary generation of flow patterns inside a microfluidic drop

New J. Phys. 11, 075033 (2009)



A M Yao, S A J Keen, D R Burnham, J Leach, R Di Leonardo, D McGloin and M J Padgett

Underdamped modes in a hydrodynamically coupled microparticle system

New J. Phys. 11, 053005 (2009)


J R Butler, J B Wills, L Mitchem, D R Burnham, D McGloin and J P Reid

Spectroscopic characterisation and manipulation of arrays of sub-picolitre aerosol droplets

Lab Chip 9, 521 (2009)



M Cordero, D R Burnham, C N Baroud and D McGloin

Thermocapillary manipulation of droplets using holographic beam shaping: Microfluidic pin-ball

Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 034107 (2008)


C Lopez-Mariscal, D R Burnham, D Rudd, D McGloin and J Gutierrez-Vega

Phase dynamics of continuous topological upconversion in vortex beams

Opt. Exp. 16, 11411 (2008)


M D Summers, D R Burnham and D McGloin

Trapping solid aerosols with optical tweezers: A comparison between gas and liquid phase optical traps

Opt. Exp. 16, 7739 (2008)


D McGloin, D R Burnham, M D Summers, D Rudd, N Dewar and S Anand

Optical manipulation of airborne particles: techniques and applications

Faraday Discuss. 137, 335 (2008)

D R Burnham, G D Wright, N D Read and D McGloin

Holographic and single beam optical manipulation of hyphal growth in filamentous fungi

J. Opt. 9, S172 (2007)


R Di Leonardo, G Ruocco, J Leach, M J Padgett, A J Wright, J M Girkin, D R Burnham and D McGloin

Parametric resonance of optically trapped aerosols

Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 010601 (2007)

S A Tatarkova, D R Burnham, A K Kirby, G D Love and E M Terentjev

Colloidal interactions and transport in nematic liquid crystals

Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 157801 (2007)


D R Burnham and D McGloin

Holographic optical trapping of aerosol droplets

Opt. Exp. 14, 4175 (2006)