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Peter Marvin Goodwin

Peter Goodwin

Phone (505) 665-2506


  • CINT
  • Property Measurements
  • Function/Response Measurements


Soft, Biological and Composite Nanomaterials


Ph.D., Applied Physics, Cornell University, 1989

M.S., Applied Physics, Cornell University, 1984

B.S., Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1980


Professional Appointments

Staff Scientist, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies



Base-directed formation of fluorescent silver clusters, Sengupta, B.; Ritchie, C.M.; Buckman, J.G.; Johnsen, K.R; Goodwin, P.M.; Petty, J.T. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2008, 112(48), 18776-18782.

Three-dimensional tracking of individual quantum dots, Lessard, G.A.; Goodwin, P.M.; Werner, J.H. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2007, 91(22), 2240106-1-3.

Single particle high resolution spectral analysis flow cytometry, Goddard, G.; Martin, J.C.; Naivar, M.; Goodwin, P.M.; Graves, S.W.; Habbersett, R.; Nolan J.P.; Jett, J.H. Cytometry, 2006, 69A(8), 842-851.

A two-dimensional view of the folding energy landscape of cytochrome c,Werner, J.H.; Joggerst, R.; Dyer, R.B.; Goodwin, P.M. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2006, 103, 11130–11135.

 A comparison of the fluorescence dynamics of single molecules of the green fluorescent protein: one- versus two-photon excitation. Cotlet, M.; Waldo, G.S.; Goodwin, P.M.; Werner, J.H. ChemPhysChem, 2006, 7, 250–260.

Site-specific deviations from random coil dimensions in a highly denatured protein; a single molecule study. McCarney, E.R.; Werner, J.H.; Bernstein, S.L.; Ruczinski, I.; Makarov, D.E.; Goodwin, P.M.; Plaxco, K.W. J. Mol. Biol., 2005, 352, 672–682.

Exonuclease I hydrolyses DNA with a distribution of rates. Werner, J.H.; Cai, H.; Keller, R.A.; Goodwin, P.M. Biophys. J., 2005, 88, 1403–1412.

Single-molecule spectroscopy for nucleic acid analysis: a new approach for disease detection and genomic analysis. Goodwin, P.M.; Nolan, R.L.; Cai, H. Curr. Pharm. Biotechnol., 2004, 5, 271–278.

A simple quenching method for fluorescence background reduction and its application to the direct, quantitative detection of specific mRNA. Nolan, R.L.; Cai, H.; Nolan, J.P.; Goodwin, P.M. Anal. Chem., 2003, 75, 6326–6243.

Single-molecule detection in liquids by laser-induced fluorescence. Goodwin, P.M.; Ambrose, W.P.; Keller, R.A Accounts Chem. Res., 1996, 29, 607-613.