Contact details

Dr. Dmitry Momotenko
Group Leader

+49 441 798 3644

Postal Address

Universität Oldenburg
Fakultät 5 / Institute für Chemie
D-26111 Oldenburg

For visitors

University of Oldenburg
Campus Wechloy
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11
Building W3, Room W3-1-117, 1st floor
D-26129 Oldenburg

Journal publications


N. Nakatsuka, K. Heard, A. Faillétaz, D. Momotenko, J. Vörös, F. Gauge, K. Vadodaria; “Sensing Serotonin Secreted from Human Serotonergic Neurons Using Aptamer-Modified Nanopipettes”, Mol. Psychiatry, 2021, DOI:10.1038/s41380-021-01066-5

A. M. Reichmuth, K. Kübrcih, Y. Blickenstorfer, A. Frutiger, D. Momotenko, V. Gatterdam, F. Treindl, C. Fattinger, J. Vörös; “Investigating Complex Samples with Molograms of Low-Affinity Binders”, ACS Sensors, 2021, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c02346

N. Nakatsuka, A. Faillétaz, D. Eggemann, C. Forró, J. Vörös, D. Momotenko; “Aptamer Conformational Change Enables Serotonin Biosensing with Nanopipettes”, Anal. Chem., 2021, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c05038


T. Schlotter, S. Weaver, C. Forró, D. Momotenko, J. Vörös, T. Zambelli, M. Aramesh; “Force-Controlled Formation of Dynamic Nanopores for Single-Biomolecule Sensing and Single-Cell Secretomics”, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 10, 12993-13003.

G. Kfoury, V. El Habbaki, W. Malaeb, S. Weaver, D. Momotenko, R. Mhanna; “Alginate Sulfate Substrates Control Growth Factor Binding and Growth of Primary Neurons: Toward Engineered 3D Neural Networks”, Adv. Biosys.2020, 2000047.

M. Holub, M. Adobes-Vidal, A. Frutiger, P. M. Gschwend, S. E. Pratsinis, D. Momotenko; “Single-Nanoparticle Thermometry with a Nanopipette”, ACS Nano2020, 14, 6, 7358-7369.

G. Ercolano, C. van Nisselroy, T. Merle, J. Vörös, D. Momotenko, W. W. Koelmans, T. Zambelli; “Additive manufacturing of Sub-Micron to Sub-mm Metal Structures with Hollow AFM Cantilevers”, Micromachines2020, 11(1), 6.


G. Ercolano, T. Zambelli, C. van Nisselroy, D. Momotenko, J. Vörös, T. Merle, W. W. Koelmans; “Multiscale Additive Manufacturing of Metal Microstructures”, Adv. Eng. Mater., 2019, 1900961.

M. Aramesh, C. Forro, L. Dorwling-Carter, I. Lücchtefeld, T. Schlotter, S. Ihle, I. Shorubalko, D. Momotenko, T. Zambelli, J. Vörös; “Localized Detection of Ions and Biomolecules with a Force-Controlled Scanning Nanopore Microscope”, Nat. Nanotechnol., 2019, 14, 791-798.


L. Dorwling-Carter, M. Aramesh, H. Han, T. Zambelli, D. Momotenko; “Combined Ion Conductance and Atomic Force Microscope for Simultaneous Topographical and Surface Charge Imaging”, Anal. Chem.2018, 90, 11453-11460.


D. Momotenko, A. Page, M. Adobes-Vidal, P. R. Unwin; “Write-Read 3D Patterning with a Dual-Channel Nanopipette”, ACS Nano2016, 10, 8871-8878.

M. Kang, D. Momotenko, A. Page, D. Perry, P. R. Unwin; “Frontiers in Nanoscale Electrochemical Imaging: Faster, Multifunctional, and Ultrasensitive”, Langmuir2016, 32, 7993-8008.

M. Adobes-Vidal, F. M. Maddar, D. Momotenko, L. P. Hughes, S. A. C. Wren, L. N. Poloni, M. D. Ward, P. R. Unwin; “Face-Discriminating Dissolution Kinetics of Furosemide Single Crystals: In Situ Three-Dimensional Multi-Microscopy and Modeling”, Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16, 4421-4429.

D. Perry, D. Momotenko, R. A, Lazenby, M. Kang, P. R. Unwin; “Characterization of Nanopipettes”, Anal. Chem.2016, 88, 5523-5530.

D. Perry, B. P. Nadappuram, D. Momotenko, P. D. Voyias, A. Page, G. Tripathi, B. G. Frenguelli, P. R. Unwin; “Surface Charge Visualization at Viable Living Cells”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2016, 138, 3152-3160.

D. Momotenko, K. McKelvey, M. Kang, G. N. Meloni, P. R. Unwin; “Simultaneous Interfacial Reactivity and Topography Mapping with Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM)”, Anal. Chem.2016, 88, 2838-2846.


C.-H. Chen, E. R. Ravenhill, D. Momotenko, Y.-R. Kim, S. C. S. Lai, P. R. Unwin; “Impact of Surface Chemistry on Nanoparticle-Electrode Interactions in the Electrochemical Detection of Nanoparticle Collisions”, Langmuir2015, 31, 11932-11942.

D. Momotenko, J. C. Byers, K. McKelvey, M. Kang, P.R. Unwin; “High-Speed Electrochemical Imaging”, ACS Nano2015, 9, 8942-8952.

D. Perry, R. Al Botros, D. Momotenko, S. L. Kinnear, P.R. Unwin; “Simultaneous Nanoscale Surface Charge and Topographical Mapping”, ACS Nano2015, 9, 7266-7276.

A. Bondarenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, M. Gheorghiu, S. Gáspár, D. Momotenko, L. Stanica, A. Lesch, E. Gheorghiu, H. H. Girault; “Electrochemical Push-Pull Probe: From Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy to Multimodal Altering of Cell Microenvironment”, Anal. Chem.2015, 87, 4479-4486.


K. McKelvey, S. L. Kinnear, D. Perry, D. Momotenko, P. R. Unwin; “Surface Charge Mapping with a Nanopipette”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014, 136, 13735-13744.

H. Deng, P. Peljo, D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, T. J. Stockmann, K. Kontturi, M. Opallo, H. H. Girault; “Kinetic Differentiation of Bulk/Interfacial Oxygen Reduction Mechanisms at/near Liquid/Liquid Interfaces Using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, J. Electroanal. Chem.2014, 732, 101-109.

E. Smirnov, M. D. Scanlon, D. Momotenko, H. Vrubel, M. A. Méndez, P. Brevet, H. H. Girault; “Gold Metal Liquid-Like Droplets”, ACS Nano2014, 8, 9471-9481.

A. Lesch, P. Chen, F. Roelfs, C. Dosche, D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, H. H. Girault, G. Wittstock; “Finger Probe Array for Topography-Tolerant Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy of Extended Samples”, Anal. Chem.2014, 86, 713-720.



A. Lesch, D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, F. Roelfs, H. H. Girault, G. Wittstock; “High-Throughput Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Brushing of Strongly Tilted and Curved Surfaces”, Electrochim. Acta2013, 110, 30-41.

P. Fang, S. Chen, H. Deng, M. D. Scanlon, F. Gumy, H. J. Lee, D. Momotenko, V. Amstutz, F. Cortés-Salazar, C. M. Pereira, Z. Yang, H. H. Girault; “Conductive Gold Nanoparticle Mirrors at Liquid/Liquid Interfaces”, ACS Nano2013, 7, 9241-9248.

N. Gasilova, L. Qiao, D. Momotenko, M. R. Pourhaghighi, H. H. Girault; “Microchip Emitter for Solid-Phase Extraction-Gradient Elution-Mass Spectrometry”, Anal. Chem.2013, 85, 6254-6263.

K. E. Toghill, P. Voyame, D. Momotenko, A. J. Olaya, H. H. Girault; “Steady-State Macroscale Voltammetry in a Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Medium”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.2013, 15, 972-978.


A. Lesch, B. Vaske, F. Meiners, D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, H. H. Girault, G. Wittstock; „Parallel Imaging and Chemical Template-Free Patterning Self-Assembled Monolayers with Soft Linear Microelectrode Arrays“, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2012, 51, 10413-10416.

D. Momotenko, C. M. Pereira, H. H. Girault; “Differential Capacitance of Liquid/Liquid Interfaces of Finite Thicknesses: a Finite Element Study”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.2012, 14, 11268-11272.

S. Liu, Y. Dong, W. Zhao, X. Xie, T. Ji, X. Yin, Y. Liu, Z. Liang, D. Momotenko, D. Liang, H. H. Girault, Y. Shao; ”Studies of Ionic Current Rectification Using Polyethyleneimines Coated Glass Nanopipettes”, Anal. Chem.2012, 84, 5565–5573.

E. Tobolkina, F. Cortés-Salazar, D. Momotenko, J. Maillard, H. H. Girault; “Segmented Field OFFGEL® Electrophoresis”, Electrophoresis2012, 33, 3331-3338.

D. Momotenko, L. Qiao, F. Cortés-Salazar, A. Lesch, G.Wittstock, H. H. Girault; “Electrochemical Push-Pull Scanner with Mass Spectrometry Detection”, Anal. Chem.2012, 84, 6630–6637.


D. Momotenko, H. H Girault; “Scan-rate-dependent Ion Current Rectification and Rectification Inversion in Charged Conical Nanopores”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2011, 133, 14496–14499.

D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, A. Lesch, G. Wittstock, H. H. Girault; ”Microfluidic Push-Pull Probe for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, Anal. Chem.2011, 83, 5275–5282.

D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, J. Josserand, S. Liu, Y. Shao, H. H. Girault; “Ion Current Rectification and Rectification Inversion in Conical Nanopores: a Perm-Selective View”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.2011,13, 5430-5440.

F. Cortés-Salazar, D. Momotenko, H. H. Girault, A. Lesch, and G. Wittstock; “Seeing Big with Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, Anal. Chem.2011, 83, 1493–1499.

A. Lesch, D. Momotenko, F. Cortés-Salazar, I. Wirth, U. M. Tefashe, F. Meiners, B. Vaske, H. H. Girault, G. Wittstock, “Fabrication of Soft Gold Microelectrode Arrays as Probes for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 2011, 666, 52-61.


F. Cortés-Salazar, D. Momotenko, A. Lesch, G. Wittstock, H. H. Girault; “Soft Microelectrode Linear Array for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, Anal. Chem.2010, 82, 10037–10044.

F. Cortés-Salazar, A. Lesch, D. Momotenko, J. M. Busnel, G. Wittstock, H. H. Girault; “Fountain Pen for Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, Anal. Methods2010, 2, 817-823.

V. M. Egorov, D. I. Djigailo, D. S. Momotenko, D. V. Chernyshov, I. I. Torocheshnikova, S. V. Smirnova, I. V. Pletnev, “Task-Specific Ionic Liquid Trioctylmethylammonium Salicylate as Extraction Solvent for Transition Metal Ions”, Talanta2010, 80, 1177–1182.

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