Carter Laboratory
Carter logo underlining arrow
**Carter lab publications are really the result of excellent research by our students. Undergraduate or high school students are underlined in the following citations.
20.  O. A. Ukogu, A. D. Smith, L. M. Devenica, H. Bediako, R. McMillan, Yuxing E. Ma, A. Balaji, R. D. Schwab, S. Anwar, M. Dasgupta, and A. R. Carter, “Protamine progressively folds DNA before looping.” Nucleic Acids Research (accepted). PDF
19.  A. R. Carter, “100 years later, introductory labs are poised for change.” The Physics Teacher (accepted). PDF
18.  A. R. Carter, “On building a research lab, not starting it.” American Journal of Physics, 87:413-414 (2019). PDF
17.  A. R. Carter, “Case study on how to develop 3D labs with theoretical, experimental, and computational goals.” 2018 BFY Proceedings, doi:10.1119/ (2018). PDF
16.   L. M. Devenica, B. S. Grimm, T. Hultum, and A. R. Carter, “Progress on an optical trapping assay to measure DNA folding pathways in sperm.” Proceedings of SPIE, 10347 (2017). PDF
15.   A. D. Smith, O. A. Ukogu, L. M. Devenica, E. D. White, and A. R. Carter, "Optical methods for measuring DNA folding." Modern Physics Letters B, 31:1730001 (2017). PDF
14.   S. R. Okoniewski, A. R. Carter, and T. T. Perkins, "A Surface-Coupled Optical Trap with 1-bp Precision via Active Stabilization." Methods in Molecular Biology, 1486:77-107 (2017). PDF
13.   E. L. Troconis, A. J. Ordoobadi, T. F. Sommers, R. Aziz-Bose, A. R. Carter, and J. G. Trapani, "Intensity-dependent timing and precision of startle response latency in larval zebrafish." Journal of Physiology, 595(1):265-282, DOI: 10.1113/JP272466 (2017). PDF
12.   A. R. Carter, M. H. Seaberg, H. Fan, A. M. Noronha, C. J. Wilds, H. Li, and T. T. Perkins, "Sequence-dependent nanometer-scale conformational dynamics of individual RecBCD-DNA complexes." Nucleic Acids Research, 44(12):5849-60 (2016). PDF
11.   L. M. Devenica, C. Contee, R. Cabrejo, E. F. Deveney, and A. R. Carter, "Biophysical Measurements of Cells, Microtubules, and DNA with an Atomic Force Microscope." American Journal of Physics, 84:301 (2016). PDF
10.   E. A. Kane, M. Gershow, B. Afonso, I. Larderet, M. Klein, A. R. Carter, B. L. de Bivort, S. G. Sprecher, and A. D. T. Samuel, "Sensorimotor structure of Drosophila larva phototaxis." PNAS, 10.1073/pnas.1215295110 (2013). PDF
9.   M. A. Catipovic, P. M. Tyler, J. G. Trapani, and A. R. Carter, "Improving the quantification of Brownian motion." American Journal of Physics, 81:485 (2013). PDF
8.   A. R. Carter, "Evolution of the significant figure rules," The Physics Teacher, 51:340 (2013). PDF PDF with Supplemental Information
7.   F. B. Shipley and A. R. Carter, "Back-scattered detection yields viable signals in many conditions." Optics Express, 20:9581 (2012). PDF
6.   T. T. Perkins, G. M. King, A. B. Churnside, and A. R. Carter, "Ultrastable Atomic Force Microscopy using Laser-Based, Active Noise Cancelation." Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest, Optical Society of America, CTuOO3 (2010). Read Online
5.   A. R. Carter, Y. Seol, T. T. Perkins, "Precision Surface-Coupled Optical-Trapping Assay with One-Basepair Resolution." Biophysical Journal 96:2926 (2009). PDF
4.   G. M. King, A. R. Carter, A. B. Churnside, L. Eberle, T. T. Perkins, "Ultrastable Atomic Force Microscopy: Atomic-Scale Stability and Registration in Ambient Conditions." Nano Letters 9:1451 (2009). PDF
3.   A. B. Churnside, G. M. King, A. R. Carter, and T. T. Perkins, "Improved performance of an ultrastable measurement platform using a field programmable gate array for deterministic, real-time control." Proceedings of SPIE 7042:704205 (2008). PDF
2.   A. R. Carter, G. M. King, T. T. Perkins, "Back-scattered detection provides atomic-scale localization precision, stability, and registration in 3D." Optics Express, 15:13434 (2007). PDF
1.   A. R. Carter, G. M. King, T. Ulrich, W. Halsey, D. Alchenberger, T. T. Perkins, "Stabilization of an optical microscope to 0.1 nm in 3D." Applied Optics, 46:421 (2007). PDF
Merrill Science Center • Amherst College • Amherst, MA 01002 • 413-542-2593