X. Shi, A-K Pumm, C. M. Maffeo, F. Kohler, E. Feigl, W. Zhao, D. Verschueren, Rm Golestanian, A. Aksimentiev, H. Dietz, C. Dekker. A DNA turbine powered by a transmembrane potential across a nanopore. Nature Nanotechnology. doi: 10.1038/s41565-023-01527-8. arXiv:2206.06612. (2023)


X. Shi, A-K Pumm, J. Isensee, W. Zhao, D. Verschueren, A. Martin-Gonzalez, R. Golestanian, H. Dietz, C. Dekker, Sustained unidirectional rotation of a self-organized DNA rotor on a nanopore. Nature Physics, doi: 10.1038/s41567-022-01683-z. arXiv:2206.06613. (2022)

C. Wen, E. Bertosin, X. Shi ,C. Dekker, S. Schmid Orientation-Locked DNA Origami for Stable Trapping of Small Proteins in the Nanopore Electro-Osmotic Trap. Nano Letters. 2022 Dec 12;23(3):788-94.


D. V. Verschueren, X. Shi, C. Dekker. Nano-Optical Tweezing of Single Proteins in Plasmonic Nanopores. Small Methods (2019) 3.5: 1800465.

D. V. Verschueren, S. Pud , X. Shi, L. D. Angelis, L. Kuipers , and C. Dekke. Label-Free Optical Detection of DNA Translocations through Plasmonic Nanopores. ACS Nano DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b06758 (2019)


X. Shi, D. Verschueren, and C. Dekker, Active delivery of single DNA molecules into a plasmonic nanopore for label-free optical sensing. Nano Letters. 18 (12), 8003–8010 (2018)

X. Shi, Q. Li, R. Gao, W. Si, SC. Liu, A. Aksimentiev and YT. Long, Dynamics of a Molecular Plug Docked onto a Solid-State Nanopore. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9, 4686–4694 (2018)


X. Shi, D. Verschueren, S. Pud, and Cees Dekker, 2017. Integrating sub-3nm plasmonic gaps into solid-state nanopores. Small, 14. 18: 1703307. (2017)

Y. Lin., Y. L. Ying, X. Shi, SC. Liu, YT. Long, (2017). Direct sensing of cancer biomarkers in clinical samples with a designed nanopore. Chemical Communications, 53(84), 11564-11567 (2017).

R. Gao, Y. Lin, YL. Ying, XY. Liu, X. Shi, YX Hu, Long YT, Tian H. Dynamic self‐assembly of homogenous microcyclic structures controlled by a silver‐coated nanopore. Small. 13, 1700234. (2017)

Y. Lin, X. Shi (equal contribution), S.C. Liu, Y.L. Ying, Q. Li, R. Gao, F. Fathi, Y.T. Long, and H. Tian. Characterization of DNA duplex unzipping through a sub-2 nm solid-state nanopore. Chemical Communications, 53(25), 3539-3542 (2017).


X. Shi, R. Gao, YL. Ying, ,W. Si, YF Chen, and YT. Long, A Scattering Nanopore for Single Nanoentity Sensing. ACS Sensors, 1(9), 1086-1090. (2016) X. Shi, HW. Li, C. Liu, L. Zhang, YT. Long. In situ monitoring of catalytic process variations in a single nanowire by dark-field-assisted surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. Chemical Communications, 52, 1044-1047 (2016)

before 2015

X. Shi, R. Gao, YL. Ying, W. Si, YF. Chen, YT. Long. Single Molecule Microscopy: An integrated system for optical and electrical detection of single molecules/particles inside a solid-state nanopore. Faraday Discussions, 184, 85–99 (2015)

C. Jing, F. J. Rawson, H. Zhou, X. Shi, WH. Li, DW. Li, and YT. Long. New Insights into Electrocatalysis Based on Plasmon Resonance for the Real-Time Monitoring of Catalytic Events on Single Gold Nanorods. Analytical Chemistry 86, 5513-5518 (2014).

Z. Liu, L. Cheng, L. Zhang, C. Jing, X. Shi, Z. Yang, YT. Long and J. Fang. Large-area fabrication of highly reproducible surface enhanced Raman substrate via a facile double sided tape-assisted transfer approach using hollow Au-Ag alloy nanourchins. Nanoscale 6, 2567-2572 (2014).