22. M. Tschaikowsky, T. Neumann, S. Brander, H. Haschke, B. Rolauffs, B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel
Hybrid Fluorescence-AFM Explores Articular Surface Degeneration in Early Osteoarthritis across Length Scales

Acta Biomaterialia, 126, 315-325 (2021);

21. M. Tschaikowsky, M. Selig, S. Brander, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel & B. Rolauffs
Proof-of-concept for the Detection of Early Osteoarthritis Pathology by Clinically Applicable Endomicroscopy and Quantitative AI-supported Optical Biopsy

Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 29 (2), 269-279 (2021);


20. H. Wang, M. Lallemang, B. Hermann, C. Wallin, R. Loch, A. Blanc, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel & J. Luo
ATP Impedes the Inhibitory Effect of Hsp90 on Aβ40 Fibrillation
J. Mol. Biol., S0022-2836, 20, 30635-5 (2020);


19. A. Kolberg, C. Wenzel, T. Hugel, M. Gallei & B.N. Balzer
Covalent Attachment of Single Molecules for AFM-based Force Spectroscopy
J. Vis. Exp., 157, e60934 (2020).



18. M. Marczynski, B.N. Balzer, K. Jiang, T. M. Lutz, T. Crouzier & O. Lieleg

Charged Glycan Residues Critically Contribute to the Adsorption and Lubricity of Mucins

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 187, 110614 (2020).



17. M. Tschaikowsky, S. Brander, B.N. Balzer, B. Rolauffs & T. Hugel
Proof-of-concept for the Detection of Early Osteoarthritis Pathology by Endomicroscopy
bioRxiv, 734368 (2019).


16. A. Kolberg, C. Wenzel, K. Hackenstrass, R. Schwarzl, C. Rüttiger, T. Hugel, M. Gallei, R.R. Netz & B.N. Balzer
Opposing Temperature Dependence of the Stretching Response of Single PEG and PNiPAM Polymers
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 141 (29), 11603 (2019).


15. H. Schafer, A. Kolberg, M. Gockeln, R. Kun, B.N. Balzer & K. Koschek
Influence of Free PCL in PCL/PBA-a Copolymers and Blends on Morphology, Thermo-mechanical and Shape Memory Properties
Polymer Testing, 77, 105888 (2019).



14. B. Winkeljann, K. Boettcher, B.N. Balzer & O. Lieleg
Mucin Coatings Prevent Tissue Damage at the Cornea–Contact Lens Interface
Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 4 (19), 1700186 (2017).



13. B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel
Single-Molecule Detection and Manipulation. In: Saleem Hashmi (editor-in-chief)
Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Oxford: Elsevier  pp. 1-19 (2016).



12. B.N. Balzer, S. Kienle, M. Gallei, R. v. Klitzing, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel
Stick-Slip Mechanisms at the Nanoscale
Soft Materials, 12 (1), 106 (2014).

11. S. Kienle, M. Gallei, H. Yu, B. Zhang, S. Krysiak, B.N. Balzer, M. Rehahn, A.D. Schlüter & T. Hugel
Effect of Molecular Architecture on Single Polymer Adhesion
Langmuir, 30 (15), 4351 (2014).


10. J. Elbert, F. Krohm, C. Rüttiger, S. Kienle, H. Didzoleit, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel, B. Stühn, M. Gallei & A. Brunsen
Polymer-Modified Mesoporous Silica Thin Films for Redox-Mediated Selective Membrane Gating
Adv. Funct. Mater., 24 (11), 1591 (2014).



9. B.N. Balzer, M. Gallei, K. Sondergeld, M. Schindler, P. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel

Cohesion Mechanisms of Polystyrene-Based Thin Polymer Films
Macromolecules, 46 (18), 7406 (2013).


8. B.N. Balzer, S. Micciulla, S. Dodoo, M. Zerball, M. Gallei, M Rehahn, R. v. Klitzing & T. Hugel
Adhesion Property Profiles of Supported Thin Polymer Films
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5 (13), 6300 (2013).


7. B.N. Balzer, M. Gallei, M. Hauf, M. Stallhofer, L. Wiegleb, A. Holleitner, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel
Nanoscale Friction Mechanisms at Solid–Liquid Interfaces
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52 (25), 6541 (2013).


6. B.N. Balzer, M. Gallei, M. Hauf, M. Stallhofer, L. Wiegleb, A. Holleitner, M. Rehahn & T. Hugel
Reibungsmechanismen auf der Nanoskala an Fest‐flüssig‐Grenzflächen
Angew. Chem., 2013, 125, 6670 (2013).

5. S. Dodoo, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel, A. Laschewsky & R. v. Klitzing
Effect of ionic strength and layer number on swelling of polyelectrolyte multilayers in water vapour
Soft Materials, 11(2), 157 (2013).


4. B.N. Balzer & M. Gallei
Das reibt sich gut: Rasterkraftmikroskopie am Einzelmolekül
GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift, 57, 710 (2013).



3. N. Schwierz, D. Horinek, S. Liese, T. Pirzer, B.N. Balzer, T. Hugel & R.R. Netz

On the relationship between peptide adsorption resistance and surface contact angle: A combined experimental and simulation single-molecule study

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (48), 19628 (2012).

2. B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel

Surface & Interface Characterization: Single Molecule Detection & Manipulation
Polymer Science: A Comprehensive Reference

Elsevier: Amsterdam; pp. 629-645 (2012)



1. M. Geisler, B.N. Balzer & T. Hugel
Polymer Adhesion at the Solid–Liquid Interface Probed by a Single–Molecule Force Sensor
Small, 5 (24), 2864 (2009).